Smog: A Growing Problem

By Nina Huynh

What is Smog?

Smog is a fog or haze that contains smoke and the ozone. It is a serious air quality problem that effects many parts of the U.S.

What Does Smog Harm?

Smog can harm our health!!! The ozone inside the smog if inhaled (even at low levels) can irritate respiratory system, reduce lung function, aggravate asthma, contribute to respiratory disease and inflame/ damage the lining of the lungs.
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How to Help Air Quality

-Drive less, use a different type of transportation like walking, biking or a mass transit.

-Carpool

-Take care not to spill gasoline when you fill the tank of your car or lawn or recreation equipment.

-Conserve energy-Turn off unneeded lights.

-Plant trees

-Use environment friendly cleaners

There are a lot of ways to help the air around us!