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What is Air Pollution (Disaster)?

Air pollution occurs the air contains gases, dust, fumes or odour in harmful amounts. That is amounts which could be harmful to the health or comfort of humans and animals or which could demand to plants and material. Presence of one or more contaminants or pollution substances in the atmosphere that cases the harmful effect on human health, plants and animals.


Cases of Air Pollution (Disaster)

Industrial chemical wastes- there are number of industrial which are source of pollution. The chief gases are SO2 and NO2. Mathura-based petroleum refinery is posing threat to Taj Mahal in Agra and other monuments at Fatehpur Sikri complex.  Cement factories emit plenty of dust, which is potential health hazard.

Thermal power station- there is number of power station and super thermal power station in country. The national thermal power corporation (NTPC) is setting up four mammoth coal- powered power stations to augment energy generation. These are at Singrauli in U.P., Korba in M.P., Ramgundam in Andhra Pradesh and Farakka in W. Bengal. The coal consumption of thermal plants is several million tonnes. The chief pollutants are fly ash, SO2 and other gases and hydrocarbons.

Smock- smock released from industrial plants, fuel and railway engines cases are air pollution. Smock mostly consists of CO2. Along with these carbon monoxide and other carbon containing compounds, nitrogen are also present which cases are air pollution if their amount is increases. These case respiratory trouble and ill effects on eyes.



Causes of Air Pollution (Disaster)

Vehicle Emissions - Vehicle emissions are another source of fossil fuel emissions and air pollution. Private transportation accounts for about 10 percent of your carbon footprint, or the amount of carbon dioxide your lifestyle and activities contribute to the atmosphere, reports Carbon Footprint Ltd.

Industry - Industry is a major contributor to air pollution. Industrial processes release pollutants such as nitrous oxide and hydrofluorocarbons into the air. Agricultural practices, livestock rearing and landfills also contribute to atmospheric methane concentrations. The overall effect is an increase in the global warming potential.

Wood Fires - Wood fires cause air pollution by releasing particulate matter into the air. These particles can become lodged in your respiratory system, causing irritation to tissues.



Effects of Air Pollution (Disaster)

  • Respiratory and heart related problems.

  • Several millions are known to have died due to direct or indirect effects of Air pollution.

  • Global warming increased.

  • Acid rain is cause great damage to human, animals and crops.

  • Effected on Wildlife.

  • The toxic pollutants deposit over the surface of the water they also affect sea animals.

  • Depletion of Ozone layer.

  • UV rays also have the capability to affect crops.


Safety tips from Air Pollution (Disaster)

  • Avoid exercising outdoors when pollution levels are high.

  • Always avoid exercising near high-traffic areas.

  • Cover your face, eyes and nose in traffic area.

  • Use buses, subways, light rail systems, commuter trains or other alternatives to driving your car.

  • Don't burn wood or trash. Burning firewood and trash are among the major sources of soot pollution in many parts of the country.

  • Don't allow anyone to smoke indoors and support measures to make all public places tobacco free.



How to stop Air Pollution (Disaster)

Use Public Transportation and Use your vehicle a lot less often. If you are driving on a regular basis, make sure that you are driving smart instead of wasting gas. This will not only save you money but your car will also last longer. Industrial places planted trees to reduce the pollution. We have Avoid Plastic Bags because they never decompose.



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