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Motor vehicles, air pollution, and health

United States. Division of Air Pollution.

Motor vehicles, air pollution, and health

a report of the Surgeon General to the U.S. Congress in compliance with Public law 86-493, the Schenck act.

by United States. Division of Air Pollution.

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Air -- Pollution,
  • Automobiles -- Motors -- Exhaust gas

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliographical notes.

    Series87th Cong., 2d sess. House document -- no. 489., House document (United States. Congress (87th, 2nd session : 1962). House) -- 87th Congress, no. 489.
    ContributionsUnited States. Congress. House. Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination459 p.
    Number of Pages459
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14121805M

    Although the primary focus of this book is automotive emissions—a focus fully justified by the omnipresence of motor vehicles in our society—the scientific principles underlying many of the discussions are applicable to other air pollutants and even to other sources of by: 3. Cars, Trucks, Air Pollution and Health. Driving a car, truck and bus are the most air polluting acts an average citizen commits. Air pollution is not a good idea for a variety of reasons, large and small. The right ideas for remediation of environmental degradations involve unselfish and compassionate behavior, a scarce commodity.

    Pollution Effect. Pollution effects are defined as “direct and/or indirect adverse impacts of contaminants on the marine environment, such as harm to living resources and marine ecosystems, including loss of biodiversity, hazards to human health, the hindering of marine activities, including fishing, tourism and recreation and other legitimate uses of the sea, impairment of the quality for. Air pollution from motor vehicles: standards and technologies for controlling emissions (English) Abstract. This handbook presents a state-of-the-art review of vehicle emission standards and testing procedures and attempts to synthesize worldwide experience with vehicle emission control technologies and their applications in both industrialized and developing Cited by:

    Smog in the air is a serious health hazard for people living in many big cities around the globe. Smog is one example of air pollution. Outdoor Air Pollution. Air is all around us. Air is essential for life. Sometimes, humans can pollute the air. For example, releasing smoke and dust from factories and cars can cause air . Where Does Outdoor Air Pollution Come From? Air pollution is the name for the mixture of harmful particles and gases in the air around us that we breathe. Air pollution is produced by both human activity and naturally occurring events. Burning of fossil fuels by motor vehicles (including cars, buses and trucks) and power plants (including.


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This book is the first in a series of publications on vehicle-related pollution and control measures prepared by the World Bank in collaboration with the United Nations Environment Programme to underpin the Bank's overall objective of promoting transport that is environmentally sustainable and least damaging to human health and welfare/5(3).

Chapter 3 describes the engine and aftertreatment technologies developed to enable new vehicles to comply with emission standards, as well as the costs and other impacts of these technologies.

That measures to control emissions from in-use vehicles are an essential complement to emission standards for new vehicles is the subject explored in.

Get this from a library. Motor vehicles, air pollution and health; a report of the Surgeon General to the U.S. Congress in compliance with Public lawthe Schenck act.

[United States. Division of Air Pollution.; United States. Public Health Service,]. Air Pollution and Health is the first fully comprehensive and current account of air pollution science and it impact on air pollution health.

It ranges in scope from meteorology, atmospheric chemistry, and particle physics to the causes and scope of allergic reactions and. Exhaust gas or flue gas is emitted as a result of the combustion of fuels such as natural gas, gasoline, petrol, biodiesel blends, diesel fuel, fuel oil, or ing to the type of engine, it is discharged into the atmosphere through an exhaust pipe, flue gas stack, or propelling often disperses downwind in a pattern called an exhaust plume.

Book of the week Science and nature books quality of life and health. Air pollution is less severe in parts of China than a few years ago, but current global trends suggest a grim future. Motor vehicles have significantly larger health costs than previously reported.

Particulates are the most damaging pollutant, while ozone and other pollutants have smaller effects. Pollution from Automobiles—Problems and Solutions. Concern about the automobile as a source of air pollution has been expressed periodically, but national concern was first evidenced in the s when California established the first new car emission standards.

Motor vehicle emissions resources Engines Off. Idle Reduction, frequently requested information, Oxygenated Gasoline Program, Small Business Technical Assistance Program, smoking vehicle hotline Low Emission Vehicle (LEV) program As of automotive model yearall new light- and medium-duty vehicles sold in Colorado must meet LEV standards.

Future work should focus on investigating the health risks of exposure to various air pollutants inside different vehicles and further developing advanced air filter to improve the in-cabin air. Causes and Consequences of Air Pollution in Beijing, China Mandatory factory closures and bans on motor vehicles entering the city are implemented on days of heavy air pollution.

Beijing’s air pollution affects the health of its citizens and threatens to limit the future success and expansion of Author: Kylienne A. Clark, Travis R. Shaul, Brian H. Lower. The National Emissions Standards Act, officially known as the Motor Vehicle Air Pollution Control Act (Pub.L.

89–), is a amendment to the U.S. Clean Air Act of The amendment set the first federal vehicle emissions standards, beginning with the models.

These standards were reductions from the emissions: 72% reduction for hydrocarbons, 56% reduction for carbon monoxide. In §the table in paragraph (c) is amended by removing the entry for “Section ” under “Chapter (Reg 4)—Control of Air Pollution from Motor Vehicles.” End Amendment Part End Supplemental Information.

World Health Organization. Expert Committee on Urban Air Pollution With Particular Reference to Motor Vehicles. Urban air pollution with particular reference to motor vehicles.

Geneva, World Health Organization, (OCoLC) Material Type: Conference publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: World Health Organization. Final Rule for Control of Air Pollution From New Motor Vehicles and New Motor Vehicle Engines: State Commitments to National Low Emission Vehicle Program (62 pp, K, About PDF) / Final Rule for Control of Air Pollution From New Motor Vehicles and New Motor Vehicle Engines: Voluntary Standards for Light-Duty Vehicles: / Motor vehicles emit particulate matter motor vehicle emissions and respiratory health are generally limited by difficulties in exposure assessment.

Small Entity Compliance Guide: Small Entity Compliance Guide for "Control of Air Pollution From Motor Vehicles: Tier 3 Motor Vehicle Emission and Fuel Standards" About the Rule.

Title: Control of Air Pollution From Motor Vehicles: Tier 3 Motor Vehicle Emission and Fuel Standards; RIN: AQ86; Docket No.: EPA-HQ-OAR Unless we all start reducing car use and motor vehicle pollution, this level is set to increase dramatically. Independent research conducted by the Department of Transport and Main Roads identified air quality as a major concern among people in south-east Queensland.

An average car creates almost 6 tonnes of pollutants each year. motor vehicles and air pollution In their efforts to achieve sustainable development, governments world-wide are facing a growing problem of the health effects induced by air pollutant concentrations arising from motor vehicle by: 3.

Air Pollution Costs refers to harm caused by motor vehicle air emissions, including damages to human health, ecological health and esthetic conditions. These include exhaust emissions from tailpipes, non-exhaust emissions (NEE) from tire and break wear, and lifecycle emissions that also include air emissions from fuel extraction and refining.

Cars contribute only a modest amount of pollution on their own, but there are, according to Yale University, a fleet of million vehicles in the United States alone, making them a potent polluting force in bulk 4. The amount of greenhouse and poisonous gases released into the atmosphere endangers the environment and causes severe health effects in humans.Air pollution is frequently the stated reason for special measures aimed at controlling motor vehicles.

In the United States, motor vehicle emission standards are set explicitly in clean air legislation, while policies at several levels of government are designed to reduce the use of .Section (a)(1) of the Clean Air Act (the Act) requires the EPA to set emission standards for air pollutants, including oxides of nitrogen (NO X), from new motor vehicles or new motor vehicle engines, which the Administrator has found cause air pollution that may endanger public health or welfare.