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Air pollution, threat and response

David A. Lynn

Air pollution, threat and response

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Published by Addison-Wesley Pub. Co. in Reading, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Air -- Pollution.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDavid A. Lynn.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTD883 .L96
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 388 p. :
    Number of Pages388
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5051384M
    ISBN 100201043556
    LC Control Number74012799

      The thick blue line is actual PM10 emissions. The blue line below that is the national ambient air quality standard. Public debate around air pollution spikes in response to peak, episodic problems - such as Diwali smog, and stubble burning in October - but what we often fail to address is that throughout the year, we are inhaling poisonous air. Air pollution is perhaps the greatest environmental public health threat we face today. According to the State of Global Air Report, long-term exposure to air pollution contributed to the.


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