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Polluted Cities

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Sarah Chae

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Polluted Cities
By: Sarah Chae - 4th Period

design by Dóri Sirály for Prezi
Population: 443,775
Topographical Features: Blue Ridge Mountains, Piedmont, and Valley and Ridge
Climate Features:
AQI: Particles (PM2.5) - 21
CO: 3.3 ppm
NO2: 49 ppb
O3: 0.075 ppm
SO2: 45 ppb
Particulate Matter: Particles (PM2.5) - 12 ug/m3
Atlanta VS New York
New York
Population: 8.337 million
Topographical Features: the Hudson River and the Atlantic Ocean
Climate Features:
AQI: Particles (PM2.5) - 65
CO: 1.9 ppm
NO2: 48 ppb
O3: 0.75 ppm
SO2: 29 ppb
Particulate Matter: Particles (PM2.5) - 10 ug/m3
New York
Discussion Questions:
1. Explain the effects of the air quality on the local environment
a. What environmental problems have occurred in the local area?
i. Include respiratory disease incidence rates
ii. Discuss any issues with acid precipitation
2. Include respiratory disease incidence rates
a. Discuss any issues with acid precipitation
3. What regulations are in place to help the cities air quality?
4. What can these cities do to increase their air quality? In other words, what can they do in addition to the
regulations that are already in place?

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"AIRNow." AIRNow. N.p., n.d. Web. 21 Feb. 2014. <http://airnow.gov/index.cfm?action=airnow.main>.
"Contact Us." EPA. Environmental Protection Agency, n.d. Web. 21 Feb. 2014. <http://www.epa.gov/airtrends/index.html>.
Altanta's pollution has increased bit by bit each year it is better than New York's polltion. Every year the amount of pollution is increasing more in New York. If we don't try tofix the pollution in New York it could cause more air pollution in the city. Also cause even worse to the near by cities in New York and the near by states there.
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