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Chapter 11, Problem 22E
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Explain the trends in levels of the six major pollutants in U.S. cities. Which pollutants are above acceptable levels in many U.S. cities?

Interpretation Introduction

Interpretation:

The trends shown in the levels of the six main pollutants in the cities of U.S are to be explained, and the pollutants that are above the acceptable levels are to be named.

Concept Introduction:

Air pollution is the contamination of air by pollutants.

Air pollutants can cause adverse effects on health and environment.

Explanation of Solution

To control air pollution, the U.S government passed a law in 1970, the Clean Air Act.

The aim of this act was to achieve the National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) set by the U.S Environmental Protection Agency (

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