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Transcript of Industrial Revolution
Clean Air Act Place your own picture
behind this frame! Double click to crop it if necessary San Francisco Budapest (cc) photo by Metro Centric on Flickr (cc) photo by Franco Folini on Flickr (cc) photo by jimmyharris on Flickr Stockholm (cc) photo by Metro Centric on Flickr Group 3 Domingo
Labordo What is "Air Pollution"? Air pollution occurs when the air contains gases,
dust, fumes or odor in harmful amounts.
These substances that pollute the air are called "pollutants" Causes of air pollution: 1. Emission of
smoke from vehicles
(cc) image by nuonsolarteam on Flickr 2. Natural calamities a. Volcanic eruption
3. Industrial Processes a. Waste disposal
c. Manufacturing of products
d. Extracting and processing
land/water resources 4. Agriculture 5. CFCs (Chlorofluorocarbons) Types of Air Pollution 1. Smog (smoke + fog)
2. Green House Effect
5. Transport Effects of Air Pollution The Clean Air Act outlines the government’s measures to reduce air pollution and incorporate environmental protection into its developement plans. Relies on "polluter pays principle" and market-based instruments to promote self-regulation
Health Risks (intensifies sickness)
*Studies have estimated that the number of people killed annually in the US alone could be over 50,000.
Extinction What can YOU do about it? Create "noise" to raise awareness Be an
"Environmentally Responsible Citizen"
Philippine Clean Air Act of 1999 (RA 8749)
11th Anniversary of the implementation of the Clean Air act
2004: Linis Hangin Program
2007: Linis Hangin sa Siyudad/Munisipyo
Much to be done:
>Determine less effective strategies and
>Create new ones Education as a vital part of better air quality
>Barangays and Schools Excerpt:
SEC. 2. Declaration of Principles. - The State shall protect and advance the right of the people to a balanced and healthful ecology in accord with the rhythm and harmony of nature.
The State shall promote and protect the global environment to attain sustainable development while recognizing the primary responsibility of local government units to deal with environmental problems.
The State recognizes that the responsibility of cleaning the habitat and environment is primarily area-based.
The State also recognizes the principle that “polluters must pay”.
Finally, the State recognizes that a clean and healthy environment is for the good of all and should, therefore, be the concern of all. Source: http://www.chanrobles.com/philippinecleanairactrules.htm Sources: