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Bus fumes are a suspect to pollution in the air!

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Katie Hood

on 15 April 2014

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Transcript of Bus fumes are a suspect to pollution in the air!

Buses are a suspect to pollution in the air!
Campbell County often leaves their buses running throughout the night.
How it effects the public-
Many cities leave their buses running through chilly nights, Leaving any houses or place beside it flooded with fumes!
The fumes from buses is made up of diesel exhaust that is mostly carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide, nitric oxide, nitrogen dioxide, sulfur oxides, and hydrocarbons, including polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons.
As those fumes are released, they attach to buildings nearby, making it dirty.
Our bus barn is located right beside a living quarters. People face the fumes every winter.(literally)
How it effects me:
Other Health Issues
Asthma
Lung Disease
Heart Disease
Possible Immune system
Issues.
Environment issue:
http://www.health.state.mn.us/asthma/documents/busdrivers.pdf
Mankind Influences
Many don't carpool.
they use exhuast stacks to make their trucks look cool.
Self Influences
I drive sometimes myself, not thinking of the exhust.
I ride the bus to school and from home, or to my parents work.
Social Effects
The people living beside say that the buses are loud. NO sleep through the night usually means sleepy people at work. Sleeping on the job could make them lose their jobs.
It is said that Exhaust could be a reason many bus drivers and the students they drive end up with Lung Cancer
Info of the fumes-
Ecenomic issues?
Having the buses running all night csts a bunch of money in gas and energy. The school district pays for that making stuff like school lunch or the clothes you can buy from playing sports prices rise.
The fumes have killed the grass growing beside the bus barn. During the winter, there was a coat of black on the snow infront of the living space.
Buses
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