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What are the examples of air pollutants?

A Factsheet is available for each of these air pollutants:

  • Carbon monoxide.
  • Lead.
  • Nitrogen dioxide.
  • Ozone.
  • Particles.
  • Sulfur dioxide.

What are the 5 major pollutants regulated by the Clean Air Act?

EPA calculates an AQI value each day in each county for five major air pollutants regulated by the Clean Air Act: ozone, particulate matter, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, and nitrogen dioxide.

What are the 6 regulated pollutants by the Clean Air Act?

Six Criteria Air Pollutants: Carbon Monoxide, Ground-level Ozone, Lead, Nitrogen Oxides, Particulate Matter, and Sulfur Dioxide. The Clean Air Act (CAA) requires EPA to set National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) for six common air pollutants.

What are the 6 criteria pollutants and what are their major sources?

The six criteria pollutants are carbon monoxide, ground-level ozone, lead, nitrogen dioxide, particulate matter, and sulfur dioxide. Criteria pollutants are measured using the Mecklenburg County ambient air monitoring network.

What are 2 ways we can prevent air pollution quizlet?

  • reduce air pollution by improving energy efficiency.
  • reduce coal use.
  • increase natural gas use.
  • increase use of renewable energy resources.
  • burn lower sulfur coal.
  • install scrubbers to sequester sulfur and nitrogen oxides.
  • remove NOx from car exhaust.
  • tax SO2 emissions.

What are 2 ways we can prevent air pollution?

Reduce the number of trips you take in your car. Reduce or eliminate fireplace and wood stove use. Avoid burning leaves, trash, and other materials. Avoid using gas-powered lawn and garden equipment.

Is air pollution is only caused by human activity?

Air pollution is only caused by human activities. Carpets and furniture are the major sources of indoor air pollution.

What is the most dangerous indoor air pollutant in most developing countries?

The EPA lists the four most dangerous indoor air pollutants in developed countries as cigarette smoke, formaldehyde, radioactive radon-222 gas, and very small fine and ultrafine particles.