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    explains how air pollution, especially particulate matter, has an influence regarding respiratory problems. Particulate matter is the leading cause for health problems and premature deaths. We are trying to address is the amount of air pollution in the form of particulate matter that needs to be cleaned for students on campuses. Asthma plays a big part in medical costs, lost school and work days, and early deaths. We have three possible solutions to better our air. Our main solution is to use an air purifier that will clean up the particulate matter in the air surrounding the Stockton campus. This uses solar panels to cut electricity costs, and wind turbines that will save us on the costs of energy needed.…

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    Emission of Particulate Matter (PM10, PM2.5, and PM0.1) comprises a considerable fraction of urban air pollution (Laden et al. 2006, Shackleton et al, 2013). Long term exposure of airborne particulates matter is directly associated with post neonatal infant mortality (Laden et al. 2006), Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) (Tracey et al. 2006) and various disease conditions such as; cardiopulmonary, lung cancer (Pope III, 2002), atherosclerosis (Araujo, 2011) and asthma (Anderson et al., 2013).…

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    Each day a surface as large as a tennis court is exposed to a volume of air and contaminants that would fill a swimming pool1. Inhaled particulates pass through the nasal cavity where it encounters several different obstacles. As particles move deeper into the respiratory system, inhaled particles that transverse these barriers continually are filtered down to a size of 1-5 micrometers. The nasal cavity begins the filtration process. It contains physical barriers that can filter particles down…

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    Synopsis 8 India 's capital announced the implementation of various measures to combat the air pollution that has plagued the city. According to the Hawai’i News Now article, published on November 6th, 2016, New Delhi will be closing schools, halting construction, and dousing roads with water to tackle the air pollution crisis. New Delhi is one of the world 's most polluted cities with particulate matter 2.5 (PM2.5) levels of over 900 micrograms per cubic meter. According to the World Health…

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    product mix. Mihocko produces five products, one at a time, throughout the year. Using data provided, Mihocko can determine an optimal production combination function based on potential sales, variable costs, particulate emissions, revenue streams and operating hours. One potential benefit of this strategy is that Mihocko could mathematically maximize its profit potential within the EPA policy emissions guidelines using a formula to determine the quantity of each product needed to achieve the…

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    deposition of microplastic into remote ecosystems such as mountain lakes (Eriksen et al. 2013). These recent developments prompt the question: Are we breathing plastic? One study found synthetic and cellulosic fibers in 97% of malignant and 83% non-cancerous human lung tissue (Pauly et al. 1998). This study will examine microplastic fibers suspended in and transported through the air we breathe. Characterization based on abundance, size and composition of microplastic fibers will occur. Methods…

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    Many people use tires to start fires when it comes to cooking, or during bereavement wakes to heat themselves because the nights may be very cold, especially in dry season. Another particulate matter source is plastic bags that are dumped everywhere. After a while they are reduced in tiny particles that are easily carried away by the wind. Usually, storms are announced by violent winds that lift up all the light waste from the ground to the air. When this occurs, there is a storm of dust made of…

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    pollution in the United States. High levels of air pollution are constricted to only certain places, mostly cities, according to nytimes.com. If one lives in the country-side, you can look out your window, and not even think of air pollution. But, in other places, such as Washington D.C, Dallas and Houston, Texas, and many places in California, especially Los Angeles, air pollution is such a big deal, it controls their lives. For example, according to CBS.com, people are advised not to exercise…

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    According to the United States Environmental Protection Agency or EPA, “The San Joaquin Valley has some of the nation’s worst air quality, failing to meet federal health standards for both ozone (smog) and particulate pollution. Ground level ozone pollution has a corrosive effect on the lungs which may cause a decrease in lung functions while particulate matter such as soot, can enter the lungs and stick to them causing heart problems and breathing complications There are also several other…

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    medical or surgical treatment. There is no known cause, in most cases doctors don’t know what caused a baby’s birth defect. When the cause is unknown, it might be environmental (exposure to chemicals or viruses while in the womb or genes) or a combination of those things. Types of pollutants that may cause defects include carbon monoxide. There are two different type of pollutants that have been look at in connection with birth defects and they are outdoor and indoor pollutants. Urban outdoor…

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