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Implementing the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants: Summary of a Workshop in China (Series: Strengthening Science-Based Decision Making in Developing Countries)

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New Source Review for Stationary Sources of Air Pollution

The Clean Air Act established a pair of programs—known as New Source Review (NSR)—that regulate large stationary sources of air pollution, such as factories and electricity-generating facilities. Congress then asked the National Research Council to estimate the effects of NSR ...

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State and Federal Standards for Mobile-Source Emissions

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Novel Approaches to Carbon Management:Separation, Capture, Sequestration, and Conversion to Useful Products - Workshop Report

The National Research Council's (NRC's) Committee on Novel Approaches to the Management of Greenhouse Gases from Energy Systems held a workshop at the Arnold and Mabel Beckman Center in Irvine, California, on February 12-14, 2003, to identify promising lines of ...

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Interim Report of the Committee on Changes in New Source Review Programs for Stationary Sources of Air Pollutants

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Surface Transportation Environmental Research: A Long-Term Strategy -- Special Report 268

TRB Special Report 268 - Surface Transportation Environmental Research: A Long-Term Strategy defines a broad and ambitious research program to address and inform major public policy debates about the effects of surface transportation facilities and operations on the human and ...

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Impact of Revised Airborne Exposure Limits on Non-Stockpile Chemical Materiel Program Activities

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Urbanization, Energy, and Air Pollution in China: The Challenges Ahead -- Proceedings of a Symposium

In October 2003, a group of experts met in Beijing under the auspices of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Chinese Academy of Engineering, and National Academy of Engineering (NAE)/National Research Council (NRC) of the National Academies to continue a dialogue ...

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Research Priorities for Airborne Particulate Matter: IV. Continuing Research Progress

In 1997, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) established regulatory standards to address health risks posed by inhaling tiny particles from smoke, vehicle exhaust, and other sources. At the same time, Congress and the EPA began a multimillion dollar research effort to better ...

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Air Quality Management in the United States

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