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Air Pollution

•Air pollution is to blame for 3% of deaths in the United States

Cars cause about 70 percent of our air pollution

Air Pollution is the introduction of chemicals, particular matter, or biological materials that cause harm or discomfort to humans or other living organisms, or damages the natural environment into the atmosphere.

Carpooling saves the environment

Walking or riding a bike saves the environment

Primary standards set limits to protect public health, including the health of asthmatics, children, and the elderly

Secondary standards set limits to protect public welfare, including protection against visibility impairment, damage to animals, crops, vegetation, and buildings

Polluted air contains one or more hazardous substances that affect human health

Ozone, Particulate Matter, Carbon Monoxide, Nitrogen Oxides, Sulfur Dioxide, and Lead are the major air pollutants



Government Regulations

Health Effects


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