Identify one type or area of pollution that you feel most concerned about. (maybe sulfur dioxide in the atmosphere or indoor pollution such as the air in your home or workplace or whatever) Make one or two comments as to why you are concerned and any thoughts on what actions you could take to help reduce or eliminate the pollution.
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the region around the power plant area in my city is an area of pollution.
the main components of pollution includes the oxides of nitrogen and oxides of sulfur.
High concentrations of sulfur dioxide (SO2)
can result in breathing problems with asthmatic children and adults who
are active outdoors. Short-term exposure has been linked to wheezing,
chest tightness and shortness of breath. Other effects associated with
longer-term exposure to sulfur dioxide, in conjunction with high levels
of particulate soot, include respiratory illness, alterations in the
lungs' defenses and aggravation of existing cardiovascular disease.
nitrogen dioxides may decrease
lung function and increase the risk
of respiratory symptoms such as acute
bronchitis and cough and
phlegm, particularly in children.
Even though some studies have shown associations between
exposure and mortality, present evidence is not sufficient to conclude
that effects on mortality can be attributed to long-term exposure to
To reduce or eliminate the problem:
1. plants must be set up far from the city.
2. the chimneys must be fitted with electrostatic precipitators to avoid dust release in air.
3. the plant must purify the exhaust gases before release.
4. also trees must be planted in large numbers to reduce pollution.
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Jul 8th, 2015
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