by Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development .
Written in English
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Through the 19th century, water and air pollution and the accumulation of solid wastes were largely problems of congested urban areas. But, with the rapid spread of industrialization and the growth of the human population to unprecedented levels, pollution became a universal problem. Air pollution costs the global economy billions annually. Although the U.S. and other governments have passed laws to address air pollution, the problem remains. Pigouvian taxes that require polluters to pay for the damage could pay for the cost of . Air pollution engineering's evolution is considered. The chapter discusses in detail the development of air quality standards and the emergence of laws and regulations to address air pollution. The chapter concludes with a timeline of how air pollution has been perceived over history and how air pollution may change in the future. POLLUTION FORUM Air Pollution Effects Effects on humans - Deaths from respiratory diseases - Other diseases such as heart disease, throat, eyes, blood disorders and cancer - Genetic disorders and transfer the impact to the next generation - Chronic fatigue - . Impact on the environment - Vegetation damage - Reduce biodiversity.
Print book: International government publication: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: Air -- Pollution -- Japan. Air quality management -- Japan. Air -- Pollution -- Japon. View all subjects; More like this: Similar Items. Air pollution is the introduction into the atmosphere of chemicals, particulates, or biological materials that cause discomfort, disease, or death to humans, damage other living organisms such as. Part I. Air Pollution 1. Classification and Extent of Air Pollution Problems I. Natural History of the Air Pollution Problem II. Historical Perspective III. Primary Concepts of Air Pollution IV. Types of Effects Associated With Air Pollution V. Air Pollution as a Problem of the Future 2. Gaseous Pollutants in the Air I. Introduction Edition: 2. The major industrial processes within the petroleum refining industry, including the materials and equipment used, and the processes employed are described in this chapter. Some of the major supporting processes include waste water treatment, gas treatment, and sulfur recovery. The air pollution from iron and steel manufacturing is also elaborated.