The NEC Directive covers four main air pollutants: sulphur dioxide (SO2), nitrogen oxides (NOx), non-methane volatile organic compounds (NMVOCs) and ammonia (NH3). These pollutants can cause respiratory problems, contribute to the acidification of soil and surface water, and damage vegetation.
Each year on World Environment Day, schools and environmental organisations worldwide organise clean up operations. Join one! In addition to enriching the landscape of your neighbourhood, you will learn more about the animals and plants that live nearby.
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