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1

Six pollutants classified by the EPA that are found all over the United States

Particulate matter
ground level O-Zone (most harmful to human health)
carbon monoxide
sulfur dioxide
nitrogen oxides
lead

2

Ground-level ozone is the main moment of what

Smog

3

Ground-level ozone is formed when what to pollutants react in the presence of sunlight

Volatile organic compounds and nitrogen oxide

4

Main pollutants that lead to the formation of acid rain

Sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxides

5

What is routinely used for rendering drinking water free from microbial contaminants

Chlorine

6

The greenhouse effect is mostly due to what

Carbon dioxide