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www.epa.gov/air-research/history-air-pollution

EPA's Clean Air Research Program is at the forefront of air pollution research to protect public health and the environment.

www.mass.gov/doc/health-environmental-effects-of-air-pollution/download

Air pollution is a problem for all of us. However, some groups of people are especially sensitive to common air pollutants such as particulates and ...

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 ...

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.sciencedirect.com/topics/earth-and-planetary-sciences/air-pollutant

Hazardous air pollutants, known as “air toxics”, are chemical compounds suspected of causing cancer and other chronic human health risks. Air pollutant hazard ...

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

Terms explained. Pollutant – a substance that has been introduced to the environment and has undesired or negative effects. · Air toxics. Air toxics are a range ...

www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fpubh.2020.00014/full

Feb 20, 2020 ... Air pollution is determined as the presence of pollutants in the air in large quantities for long periods. Air pollutants are dispersed ...

unece.org/air-pollution-and-health

Air pollution is now considered to be the world's largest environmental health threat, accounting for 7 million deaths around the world every year.

www.edf.org/health/health-impacts-air-pollution

Health impacts of air pollution ... Around the world, nine out of 10 people breathe unhealthy air. Air pollution is now the biggest environmental risk for early ...

scied.ucar.edu/learning-zone/air-quality/air-pollution

Most human-made air pollution comes from burning fossil fuels for transportation, electricity, and industry. Common pollutants produced by fossil fuel burning ...

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.