How are pollutants generated?

Answer Pollutants are generated as a byproduct of our convenience. The power that is supplied to our homes may come from coal-burning plants, which generate air pollution, or may come from nuclear power p... Read More »

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NOx Pollutants?

NOx is the common named for the environmental pollutants nitrogen oxide and nitrogen dioxide. At high temperatures, nitrogen and oxygen react to create the pollutants. Together, NO and NO2 contribu... Read More »

Common Pollutants?

Common pollutants are the most commonly found air pollutants in the U.S. and pose the greatest threat to your health and the environment. The six most-common air pollutants the U.S. Environmental P... Read More »

Noise Pollutants?

Noise pollution is different from other types of pollution. Once it develops, it envelops the environment entirely. When the noise stops, however, there are no remnants of the pollution, with the e... Read More »

Tropospheric Pollutants?

Earth's atmosphere consists of five layers. The troposphere is the lowest layer. Its boundaries begin on the ground and extend to a height of about 23,000 to 65,000 feet above sea level. Pollutants... Read More »