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Air pollution - Why care? (Romania)

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Air quality, human health
Published: 26 Nov 2010 Modified: 23 Nov 2010
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Air quality, human health

Air pollution and human health

            Airpollution is asevere problem having short, mediumand long-term effects.

            Airpollutants haveglobal, regional and local effects. The most important problems generated by pollutant emissions are: acidification, tropospheric ozone production, particulate matter, heavy metal pollution, ozone layer depletion, and greenhouse gas effectsand climatic changes.

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