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Economic evaluation of air quality targets for carbon monoxide and benzene

Economic evaluation of air quality targets for carbon monoxide and benzene

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Published by Office for Official Publications of the European Communities in Luxembourg .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Air quality -- European Union.

  • Edition Notes

    KH-27-00-403-EN-C.

    Statementproduced for the Environment Directorate-General [by] AEA Technology.
    ContributionsCommission of the European Communities. Environment Directorate-General., AEA Technology.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination120p. :
    Number of Pages120
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20535672M
    ISBN 10928288712X

    50 experts recommended indoor air quality guidelines for the following pollutants: benzene. carbon monoxide (CO) formaldehyde. nitrogen dioxide (NO2) naphthalene. polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) radon. tetra- and tri-chloroethylene; The guidelines are based on a . Air Quality Analysis for Carbon Monoxide (CO) The following information is for the CO ambient air monitors operated by the state. Data from these monitors are uploaded to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Air Quality System database, which .

    Air Quality Model Selection The selection of the appropriate air quality screening or refined model for the compliance demonstration modeling must be consistent with the requirements of the Guideline, Section 4 for carbon monoxide, lead, sulfur dioxide, nitrogen dioxide and primary particulate matter andFile Size: 74KB. Air pollution comes from many different sources: stationary sources such as factories, power plants, and smelters and smaller sources such as dry cleaners and degreasing operations; mobile sources such as cars, buses, planes, trucks, and trains; and naturally occurring sources such as windblown dust, and volcanic eruptions, all contribute to air pollution.

    Unfortunately, this book can't be printed from the OpenBook. If you need to print pages from this book, we recommend downloading it as a PDF. Visit to get more information about this book, to buy it in print, or to download it as a free PDF.   Although air quality co-benefits can be comparable to policy costs for present-day air quality and near-term US carbon policies, potential co-benefits rapidly diminish as Cited by:


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Economic evaluation of air quality targets for carbon monoxide and benzene Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Economic evaluation of air quality targets for carbon monoxide and benzene: a report produced for the Environment Directorate-General. [AEA Technology (Firm); European Commission.

Environment Directorate-General.;]. What is carbon monoxide. Definition. Carbon monoxide (CO) is a colorless, practically odorless, and tasteless gas or liquid. It results from incomplete oxidation of carbon in combustion. Burns with a violet flame.

Slightly soluble in water; soluble in alcohol and benzene. Air Quality Indicators Monitor + Model Air Data. CDC and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have worked together to develop a statistical model (Downscaler) to make modeled predictions available for environmental public health tracking purposes in areas of the country that do not have monitors and to fill in the time gaps when monitors may not be recording data.

which led to the development of the series of WHO air quality guidelines. It outlines the evolution of the scientific evidence on the health effects of air pollution and of its interpretation, supporting policy- and other decision-makers in setting outdoor and indoor air quality management strategies Size: 1MB.

The result has been limited progress in reducing the quantities of sulfur dioxide, carbon monoxide, nitrogen oxide, ozone, particulate matter, and lead in the air. The EPA also regulated hazardous air pollutants, which in included mercury, beryllium, asbestos, vinylchloride, benzene, radioactive substances, and inorganic arsenic.

The Clean Air Act requires EPA to set national ambient air quality standards for carbon monoxide as one of the six criteria pollutants. The law also requires EPA to periodically review the standards and revise them if appropriate to ensure that they provide the requisite amount of health and environmental protection and to update those.

Air Quality Standards Humans can be adversely affected by exposure to air pollutants in ambient air. In response, the European Union has developed an extensive body of legislation which establishes health based standards and objectives for a number of pollutants present in the air.

Air pollution occurs when harmful or excessive quantities of substances are introduced into Earth's s of air pollution include gases (such as ammonia, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, nitrous oxides, methane and chlorofluorocarbons), particulates (both organic and inorganic), and biological may cause diseases, allergies and even death to humans; it may also cause.

Get this from a library. Air quality criteria for carbon monoxide. [United States. National Air Pollution Control Administration.] -- Relationship between concentration of carbon monoxide in the air and its adverse effects on man and the environment.

@article{osti_, title = {Cost and economic assessment of alternative national ambient air quality standards for carbon monoxide (revised). Final report}, author = {Smith, M G and Schechter, S E and McCurdy, T}, abstractNote = {The report presents cost and economic-impact information needed to undertake a complete benefits/cost analysis of setting alternative carbon monoxide NAAQS.

Nevertheless the current air quality still affects peoples health. In many European cities, air quality is a concern and it is therefore monitored around the clock. In most cities, industrial air pollution is, or tends to be replaced by traffic related air pollution.

Air quality is therefore a. Carbon monoxide is a ubiquitous air pollutant. It is found in cigarette smoke and emissions from motor vehicles, industrial processes, and poorly ventilated combustion sources. The investigators studied 25 men and 5 women, aged 45 to 77 years, all of whom were nonsmokers with stable coronary artery disease and who had moderate levels of.

Content Reviewed: May Carbon monoxide Carbon monoxide (CO) and carbon dioxide (CO2) are produced 1) when fossil fuels are burned, 2) from cigarette smoke, and 3) from human and animal respiration. Carbon monoxide is odorless, colorless, and highly toxic.

It kills by reducing the oxygen supply in the body and is a deadly poison. U.S. EPA. Air Quality Criteria for Carbon Monoxide (Final Report, ). U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development, National Center for Environmental Assessment, Washington Office, Washington, DC, EPA /P/F, Commission proposes ambient air quality limit values for benzene and carbon monoxide The European Commission has adopted a Proposal for a Directive which will for the first time set European Union (EU) limit values for benzene and carbon monoxide in the air we breathe.

The proposal’s major goals are to. Carbon monoxide monitoring should be performed whenever carbon monoxide poisoning is suspected and when there is a known source in or around the complaint area. The symptoms may be elusive when carbon monoxide is slightly elevated, and all sources of carbon monoxide may not be obvious.

The Council Directive on the Assessment and Management of Ambient Air Quality 2, the so-called Framework Directive, gives a list of atmospheric pollutants for which the European Commission shall submit to the Council proposals for the setting of limit values and, as appropriate, alert thresholds in relation to the air Size: KB.

Carbon Dioxide Detection and Indoor Air Quality Control. Carbon dioxide gas detectors can utilize an automated background calibration program to set the clean air level on a regular basis. Carbon monoxide Sources of carbon monoxide (CO) according to the EPA The EPA has set National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) for these six criteria pollutants.

Pollutant Standard Type Carbon monoxide (CO) 8-hour average 9 ppm (10 mg/m 3) Primary 1-hour average 35 ppm (40 mg/m 3) Primary Nitrogen dioxide (NO2) annual average 1-hour averageFile Size: 1MB.

8 Air quality in Europe — report (3) This level was estimated assuming WHO unit risk for lung cancer for polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon mixtures, and an acceptable risk of additional lifetime cancer risk of approximately 1 × 10 –5 (ETC/ACM, ).

CARBON MONOXIDE. Data from limited research investigations suggest that CO concentrations in aircraft cabin air are generally well below those associated with health effects (Nagda et al.

). However, a few reports suggest that operation of aircraft under nonroutine conditions (e.g., when an engine-seal leak permits engine oil or hydraulic fluid to enter bleed air) may lead to the.PM10 air quality standards were not exceeded in San Francisco County during this period.

Existing and probable future levels of air quality in the project vicinity with respect to ozone, carbon monoxide, PM 10 and PMwhich are the pollutants of most concern, can be generally.Carbon monoxide (CO) is a colourless, non-irritant, odourless and tasteless toxic gas.

It is produced by the incomplete combustion of carbonaceous fuels such as wood, petrol, coal, natural gas and kerosene. Its molecular weight is g/mol, melting point − °C, boiling point (at mmHg) − °C (− °F), density kg/m3 at 0 °C and 1 atm and kg/m3 at 25 °C.