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www.epa.gov/pm-pollution/particulate-matter-pm-basics

May 26, 2021 ... Particle pollution is the term for a mixture of solid particles and liquid droplets found in the air. These include "inhalable coarse ...

byjus.com/biology/air-pollution-control

Air pollution refers to any physical, chemical or biological change in the air. It is the contamination of air by harmful gases, dust and smoke which affects ...

www.cdc.gov/air/pollutants.htm

These six pollutants are carbon monoxide, lead, nitrogen oxides, ground-level ozone, particle pollution (often referred to as particulate matter), and sulfur ...

www.cdc.gov/air/particulate_matter.html

Particle pollution — also called particulate matter (PM) — is made up of particles (tiny pieces) of solids or liquids that are in the air.

climatekids.nasa.gov/air-pollution

Air pollution is caused by solid and liquid particles and certain gases that are suspended in the air. These particles and gases can come from car and truck ...

www.healthywa.wa.gov.au/Articles/A_E/Air-pollution-and-health

Air pollution occurs when the air contains substances that can affect or even cause harm to humans, animals or the wider environment. These substances – air ...

stats.oecd.org/glossary/detail.asp?ID=1336

Mar 6, 2003 ... Indoor air pollution refers to chemical, biological and physical contamination of indoor air. It may result in adverse health effects. In ...

www.environment.gov.au/protection/air-quality/air-pollutants

The Living Cities-Air Toxics Program defines air toxics as 'gaseous, aerosol or particulate pollutants that are present in the air in low concentrations with ...

openoregon.pressbooks.pub/envirobiology/chapter/10-1-atmospheric-pollution

Air pollution occurs in many forms but can generally be thought of as gaseous and particulate contaminants that are present in the earth's atmosphere.

www.airnow.gov/aqi/aqi-basics

Think of the AQI as a yardstick that runs from 0 to 500. The higher the AQI value, the greater the level of air pollution and the greater the health concern ...

www.nrdc.org/stories/air-pollution-everything-you-need-know

Jun 22, 2021 ... Air pollution refers to the release of pollutants into the air—pollutants which are detrimental to human health and the planet as a whole.