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AP Environmental Sci

AP Environmental Science Vocabulary Data, etc.

Acid Rain rain made acid by pollutants, particularly oxides of sulfur and nitrogen
Air Quality Standards one way some countries try to control air pollution
atmospheric inversion warmer air is found above cooler air
Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990 regulations by U.S> Congress that addresses acid rain, toxic emissions, ozone depletion, and automobile exhaust,
what did the Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990 do? established limits on maximum permissible emissions of sulfur dioxide from utility companies
coal gasification converts coal with high sulfur to a gas in order to remove the sulfur
lead heavy metal found in car batteries and other industrial products, toxic and capable of causing environmental disruption
mobile sources source of air pollutants that moves from place to place while emitting pollutants
photochemical smog L.A. type of smog or brown air
sulfurous smog London smog or gray air
primary pollutants emitted directly into the air
scrubbing secondary pollutants treating area with lime where pollutants were emitted due to a chemical reaction between multiple primary pollutants
smog mixture of smoke and fog, unhealthy urban air
Created by: acluke