2 edition of Air quality and environmental factors found in the catalog.
Air quality and environmental factors
National Research Council (U.S.). Highway Research Board.
1974 by Transportation Research Board, National Research Council in Washington .
Written in English
Includes bibliographical references.
|Series||Transportation research record ;, 492|
|LC Classifications||TE7 .H5 no. 492, TD886.5 .H5 no. 492|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||v, 41 p. :|
|Number of Pages||41|
|LC Control Number||74010436|
In the U.S., the EPA has set ambient air quality standards for particulate matter and ozone since , reviewing and tightening these standards on several occasions. 32,33 Enforcement of EPA air quality standards decreased total emissions of particulate matter from vehicles by more than 50% from to 34 Standards issued in and. The main factors that determine indoor air quality are: Chemicals: Two common causes of complaint regarding poor indoor air quality are bad smells and irritation of the eyes, nose and throat. Such irritation may be induced by specific chemicals, but also by factors such as dry air.
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