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Smoke Vehicles - Main Causes of Pollution

A number of air pollutants were detected in Bandung. Although it was generally below the threshold, the accumulation of pollutants in the body in the long term potential to harm our health.

Based on the research, the main pollution sources in Bandung from vehicles. Vehicle exhaust emissions contain mainly carbon monoxide (CO) and hydrocarbons (HC), as detected in the central area congestion, among others, the plaza and station. No less than 920 000 vehicles that grow 4 percent per year crowded traffic in the city.

The other pollutant sources are industrial and domestic activities of households, each contributing 23 percent and 15 percent of the pollution. Industrial activity mainly produce nitrogen dioxide (NO) and dust particles (TSP), as detected in Andir, Kiaracondong, Cibeunying Kidul, and Batununggal.

In addition to pollutants, air quality problems are also caused by noise. High noise pollution was recorded in all monitoring points, the average threshold of 86 dBA from 60 dBA. Noise was recorded high in the region 'Terminal Cicaheum' and 'Bunderan Cibiru. (NDW/R & D KOMPAS)

Smoke Vehicles - Main Causes of Pollution Rating: 4.5 Diposkan Oleh: Aneuk Mit