ix common, widespread air pollutants endanger our health. Because of this,
they are regulated by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. We have met
them before in this exhibit: carbon monoxide, nitrogen dioxide,
ozone, sulfur dioxide, lead, and particulate matter.
These pollutants damage different parts of our bodies. Click here for details
on the toll they take!
For a more in depth view of their
effects on your body click on one
of the major pollutants.
Next - Air Pollution Alerts...
Impact on Health
Our Amazing Lungs
Who's Most at Risk?
What Happens When We Breathe?
The Nitty Gritty on the 6 Most Harmful Pollutants
What the Scientists Say
Impact on Environment
Impact on Economy