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Air pollution research and development needs

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. Subcommittee on Natural Resources, Agriculture Research, and Environment.

Air pollution research and development needs

hearing before the Subcommitte on Natural Resources, Agriculture Research, and Environment of the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred First Congress, first session, November 16, 1989.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. Subcommittee on Natural Resources, Agriculture Research, and Environment.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office, U.S. G.P.O. in Washington [D.C.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Air -- Pollution -- Research -- United States.,
    • Environmental protection -- Research -- United States.,
    • Environmental health -- Research -- United States.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF27 .S3978 1989m
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 191 p. :
      Number of Pages191
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1985733M
      LC Control Number90601011

      The full Committee agreed upon the most important research questions in air pollution and used them to test the practicality of its conclusions and recommendations. Some of this work is included in the report to illustrate ways in which epidemiologic methods can be applied to current air pollution research .   Children’s health includes the study of possible environmental causes of children’s illnesses and disorders, as well as the prevention and treatment of environmentally mediated diseases in children and infants. Children are highly vulnerable to the negative health consequences associated with many environmental exposures.

      The need for national and European environmental standards and the work of an environment monitoring authority to reduce air pollution are highlighted by economic and industrial activities. Thus, our research focused on determining if emissions of sulfur dioxide (SO 2), nitrogen (NO 2), and particulate matter 10 (PM 10) are influenced by.   All of the films frame air pollution as a problem caused by human industry, and all argue that pollution can be controlled by federal and state regulation, along with personal actions. But the titles from –­62 present an official, serious tone, addressing air pollution as a public health issue that citizens must be educated about.

        Severe air pollution drives food delivery consumption and plastic waste: Poor outdoor air is a strong push factor in consumers' use of food delivery services in China. ScienceDaily. Air Pollution. trucks, buses, ships and trains account for 90% of the cancer risk associated with air pollution” ().Air pollution is the introduction into the atmosphere of chemicals, particulates, or biological materials that cause discomfort, disease, or death to humans, damage other living organisms such as food crops, or damage the natural environment or built environment.


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