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    relationship between particulate air pollution and adverse health effects in urban New Zealand has been reported in literature. The results of the study undertaken by Richardson, Pearce and Kingham (2011) indicate that modest reductions in PM10 are likely to have significant health benefits for the population, mainly reducing the incidence of respiratory disease mortality. Under the Resource Management Act 1991, the Ministry for the Environment provides Ambient Air Quality Guidelines for regional councils

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    history, it has been a dream to maintain clean air for all of humankind. However, due to emitting gas from stationary buildings and mobile vehicles, this dream was most likely to be impossible. Pollution created by stationary sources such as power plants that burns fossil fuels, refineries that produce different forms of petroleum, and other industrial buildings, as well as mobile sources like cars, trains, aircrafts, and ships. The dream of conserving clean air was quickly becoming further and further

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    Air is valuable essence of every living thing on earth, especially the human race. Clean air is key to sustain the equilibrium of life on this planet. Having deficient air quality can lead to multiple consequences such as emissions from various substances, both natural and human caused. Air is a combination of several gases that are invisible and odorless. Air pollution occurs when the environment contains gases, dust, fumes or other harmful substances. The amounts which are harmful to humans and

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    Air pollution

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    Air pollution is an environmental problem because it affects peoples’ health and the atmosphere that they live in. New laws and regulations throughout the years have been implemented to improve air quality and peoples wellbeing. These laws and regulations have helped improved quality of air through its prevention programs, interventions and data research and its continuous efforts in keeping it under control. Pollution in the air is formed by contaminated air via smoke or harmful gasses such

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    Urbanization in China

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    very distinct compared to western examples. The main reason for China’s urbanization distinctions is its sheer magnitude and pace. In this paper, we will review this mass migration, the economic growth, China’s environmental concerns (specifically air pollution) due the urbanization and the focus on industrialization, and we will briefly see China’s newest seven year urbanization plan. In 1950, only 13% of China’s population lived in cities (Seto, n.d.). Post 30 years, one hundred-million people

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    been clouded by air pollution. Everyone deserves to breathe freely without smog and other toxic pollutants flying around. Clean air is vital to the quality and longevity of life, not just for human beings but for animals, too. The Clean Air Act is a necessary law made to limit the amount of bad air from cars and other types of motor vehicles. The Clean Air Act of 1970 gave the Environmental Protection Agency the right to create regulations that would keep in check the hazardous air pollutants.

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    Pollutants in the air are a serious environmental issue today. We, as an industrial society, have become far too familiar with terms like smog, radon, lead, asbestos, ozone, and carbon monoxide. We have also seen on the news, read in the newspaper, or experienced in our own lives some of the harmful consequences that result from these pollutants -- perhaps as allergies or congestion from exposure to smog or more dangerous carbon monoxide poisoning. Regulations have been established in an attempt

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    Statement (EIS) of a proposed construction project of a new recycling center in a rural area. The proposed project is to be built in a nonattainment area. The EIS will address land-use and development, social and neighborhood effects, economic factors, air quality, noise, and water resources as it relates to the proposed project. Included in the process will be three alternatives as well as a no build alternative. The Environmental Impact Statement will provide a detailed scoping of the project along with

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    The environment that we live in is the single most important aspect of human existence. The sustainability of that environment is the key to survival versus extinction of the human race. Taking pride in less pollution and toxic release into our waters and soils is vital to keeping generations after generations of Americans healthy. Having an unhealthy environment is a major road block for a universal healthcare system in America. The big corporations that are dumping toxicity into the atmosphere

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    The Battle Over Air Quality Standards

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    The Battle Over Air Quality Standards Proposed by: The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) The American Lung Association (ALA) The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) The Sierra Club Consumer and Other Environmental Organizations Opposed by : The Air Quality Standards Coalition (It consists of approximately 600 industrial companies and interest groups) Automobile manufacturers The American Trucking Association, The National Association of Manufacturers The Chemical Manufacturers

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