Criteria pollutants are chemical compounds found in urban air that have a variety of negative effects on health, the environment, and property.
Pollution prevention is the use of materials, processes, or practices that reduce or eliminate the creation of pollutants or wastes at the source.
The perfluorinated compounds, PFOA and PFOS, are compounds used in non-stick and water-repellent coatings for fabrics, recent studies indicate that these compounds, which can be environmental pollutants, also interfere with the efficiency of vaccine for children.
Environmental Kuznets curve (EKC) is a term applied to environmental burdens. The Kuznets curve hypothesises that economic inequalities increase before decreasing while a country is developing.
Acid rain is rain droplets containing sulphuric oxides (SO2 and SO3) and nitrogen dioxide (NO2).