Particulate pollution – PM10 and PM2.5

Airborne particulate is a major component of urban air pollution. Anthropogenic sources  include combustion within car engines, solid-fuel combustion in households, industrial activities (such as building, mining, manufacturing of cement, ceramics and bricks, and smelting), quarrying and mining. Epidemiological evidence indicates a clear relationship between exposure to particulate matter and effects on health, particularly smallerContinue reading “Particulate pollution – PM10 and PM2.5”