Industrial Power Plants and Air Pollution

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Industrial Power Plants and Air Pollution
Air pollution is one of the largest environmental problems facing our world. Air pollution has been on the rise for at least 200 years. Although some of this air pollution is natural most of it appears to be
athropogenic
in origin (
Godish
, 2004, p. 24). The fact that air pollution is primarily anthropogenic is important for two reasons. The first reason is because it contributes to between 300 000 to 700 000 deaths in developing countries (Hall, 1995, p. 77). In this sense air pollution is a major human health issue. The second reason is because we are causing this pollution. Therefore, we have an interest and a responsibility in reducing air pollution.
The first step in dealing with air...
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