Assignment 10: Environmental Health
Aaron CottonBetteridge (10576005)
Go to Air Pollution: List 5 gases found on this link ●
Go to Acid Rain: What are the two major gases that are responsible for Acid Rain? Sulfur dioxide (SO
) and nitrogen oxides (NO
) are the two major gases that are responsible for 2
Go to Lead: What are 4 health effects listed as consequences of Lead Poisoning? Even small traces of lead in children can lead to behavior and learning problems, lower IQ and hyperactivity, slowed growth, hearing Problems, and anemia. In pregnant women lead can cause premature birth and reduced growth of the fetus. Other adults exposed to lead can be affected with cardiovascular effects, increased blood pressure and incidence of hypertension, decreased kidney function, and reproductive problems in both men and women.
Go to Mold: What is the KEY to Mold Control? Should you use Bleach to clean up Mold? The key to mold control is moisture control. According to the United States Environmental Protection Agency, it is nearly impossible to get rid of all mold spores around us, but mold won’t grow without moisture. When cleaning up mold, biocides and disinfectants such as bleach are not recommend as part of a routine mold clean up. Go to Superfund: What is the purpose of the Superfund?
Superfund is a federal government program that aids in cleaning up uncontrolled hazardous waste sites. Superfund is “committed to ensuring that remaining National Priorities List
hazardous waste sites are cleaned up to protect the environment and the health of all Americans.” Go to Radon: What is Radon & Why is it dangerous? Radon is a radioactive chemical used to treat cancer, as well it can be used as a tracer in leak detection and in radiography. Radon is especially dangerous because it leads to lung cancer. “[...
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