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Air Pollution

Define Pollutant waste matter that contaminates the water or air or soil
Define Acid Precipitation rain containing acids that form in the atmosphere when industrial gas emissions
Define Greenhouse Effect The trapping of the sun's warmth in a planet's lower atmosphere due to the greater transparency of the atmosphere
Define Ozone Depletion Ozone depletion describes two distinct, but related observations: a slow, steady decline of about 4 percent per decade
Define Erosion The process of eroding or being eroded by wind, water, or other natural agents.
Define Hazardous Wast A hazardous waste is waste that poses substantial or potential threats to public health or the environment.
Define Recycling Convert (waste) into reusable material
Define Conservation Preservation, protection, or restoration of the natural environment, natural ecosystems, vegetation, and wildlife.
Define Reduce Make smaller or less in amount, degree, or size: "the need to reduce costs"; "a reduced risk of coronary disease".
Define Reuse The action of using something again.
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