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  • Particulate Matter In College

    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, And PM0

    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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  • Plasti Plastic Case Study

    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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  • Air Pollution Essay: The Issue Of Fracking

    into the hole to crack the rock which releases natural gases for gas companies to collect. This process is very bad for the environment and needs to be looked after. Fracking leads to air pollution, water contamination and seismic activity. That’s right it causes earthquakes! Fracking creates “methane emissions, volatile organic compounds (VOC’s), hazardous air pollutants and greenhouse gases”. These toxic gas emissions lead to climate change because of the gas emissions. Well to burner…

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  • Central Valley Air Pollution

    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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  • Effects Of Air Pollution In India

    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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  • Mihocko Case Study Solution

    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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  • The Importance Of Air Pollution In My Country

    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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  • The Importance Of Air Pollution Level In London

    [1]. The Guardian news report, published in July 2015 claimed that researchers showed that in London alone, around nine thousand five hundred people lose their lives on a yearly basis because of long-term exposure to air pollution. UK Government estimates that the cost of environmental and health impacts of air pollution is up to twenty billion pounds annually. Its primary causes are particulate matter (PM2.5) and cancer-causing gas like nitrogen dioxide (NO2). The policies introduced by the…

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  • Mihocko Inc Case Study

    Pamulapati With looming EPA regulations on the horizon, Mihocko, Inc. is faced with quite the dilemma. Do they reduce production, employ the use of technological advancements, or simply battle the regulations in congress? All businesses are impacted by government regulations in some fashion, and competitive manufacturing companies must be especially progressive in leveraging the most cost effective solutions or these regulations could drive them out of the marketplace. As we analyze the…

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