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Enviromental Pollution With Cadmium and Lead

Enviromental Pollution With Cadmium and Lead

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Published by: jamal on Jan 26, 2010
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Presented by:JAMAL ELGOSNI UNDER SUPERVISORE PROF.DR MAHER GEORGI NASSEEM 
ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTIONWITH CADMIUM AND LEAD
 
ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION
Pollution can be described as .the deliberateor  accidental contamination of the environmentwith waste that is created by human action..
A pollutant is a substance or effect whichadversely alters the environment by changingthe growth rate of species, interferes with thefood chains, is toxic or interferes with health,comfort, amenities or property values of people.
Pollutants are introduced into the environmentin significant amounts in the form of sewage,waste, accidental discharge, or as a by-productof a manufacturing process or other humanactivity. The damage caused to the biospheremay be briefly summarized as follows:
 
1. Damage to human health caused by specificchemical substances present in the air, food,water and radioactivity materials2. Damage to the natural environment whichaffects vegetation, animals, crops, soil and water 3. Damage to the aesthetic quality of theenvironment caused by smoke, chemical fumes,dust, noise, the dumping of solid waste andwaste water 4. Damage caused by long term pollution effectswhich are not immediately apparent. Thedangerous effects are caused by low levelpollution absorbed into the body over longperiods of time, for example carcinogenicsubstances, radioactivity and excessive noise
ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION 

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