2010 March 1: Air quality and pollution

2010 March 1: Air quality and pollution

Air quality can be defined as the amount of pollution in the air from all sources, natural or human defines the quality of the air we breathe.  Air pollution is not limited to your city and it can blow into any part of your city from any near location.
With so much pollution affecting human health, indoor and outdoor air quality is by far the most important. According to the EPA, 86%-96% of all social benefits come from the regulation of air pollution. Air and water quality has always been
an environmental issue in cities because of waste.
Low air quality can affect anyone’s health.  It can have direct effects on the lungs, and it can deteriorate an existing condition such as asthma.  Various people are more sensible to air quality than others. The most exposed to bad air quality are the kids who are growing fast and old people with a weak immune system.
Taking just one example from hundreds, a global funded study from 1981 to 1989 of some 500,000 adults in 150 urban areas found a 17 percent increase in mortality among the population of the most polluted areas in the world. Air quality specialists assumed that these increased deaths were caused by particulates and ozone. It randomly proposed new clean air global standards in 1996 by dropping the maximum particle size from 10 to 2.5 micrometers and maximum ground level ozone levels from 0.12 to 0.08 parts per million.
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