Air pollution

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Term Air pollution
Description The contamination of the atmosphere by any toxic or radioactive gases and particulate matter as a result of human activity
Definition Air pollution

The contamination of the atmosphere by any toxic or radioactive gases and particulate matter as a result of human activity. The presence in the outdoor atmosphere of any dust, fumes, mist, smoke, other particulate matter, vapor, gas, odorous substances, or a combination thereof, in sufficient quantities and of such characteristics and duration as to be, or likely to be, injurious to health or welfare, animal or plant life, or property, or as to interfere with the enjoyment of life or property

References http://www.shsu.edu/~chemistry/Glossary/a.html#A
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