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Smog is fog or haze combined with smoke and other air pollutants

What is smog?

Smog forms when coal and other fossil fuels are burned. The burning of coal causes a mixture of smoke and sulfur dioxide.

Where does it come from?

It can form in any climate where industries and cities release large amounts of air polluton

Health side effects include: inflamation of breathing passages, shortness of breath, weezing, coughing and, a sense of pain when breathing in deeply

-Minimize your exposure- Watch for symptoms- Be aware of air quality levels and the forecast for the next day- Change your actvites to stay away from threatening air quality

How to protect yourself from smog?

What are the health risks?

Where does it form?

You can reduce smog by driving less, using alternative fuel, and by creating a community garden.

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