Discusses the devastating effects of population growth and industry on air quality; the different types of pollutants that can be found in the atmosphere; the health and economical effects of pollution; and ways to clean up the air.
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IntroductionRussell E Train
TVhat Is Air Pollution?
Health Effects of Air Pollutants
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