air quality policy Books

  • Air Quality in Cities

    Understanding urban air pollution is a prerequisite to finding effective solutions to air quality problems and for a sustainable development in the urban environment. In this book the current state of the art in urban air pollution research is presented. A major focus is on suitable air pollution modelling concepts, covering also street canyon ...

  • Air Quality in the Mexico Megacity:

    The quality of the air we breathe is fundamental to the quality of life for the growing millions of people living in the world's burgeoning megacities. In this book, experts in atmospheric sciences, human health, economics, social and political sciences contribute to an integrated assessment of the complex elements needed to structure air quality ...

  • Air Quality in the Mexico Megacity:

    The quality of the air we breathe is fundamental to the quality of life for the growing millions of people living in the world's burgeoning megacities. In this book, experts in atmospheric sciences, human health, economics, social and political sciences contribute to an integrated assessment of the complex elements needed to structure air quality ...

  • Healthier Schools: A Review of State Policies for Improving Indoor Air Quality Report

    This report focuses on indoor air quality (IAQ), a key component of a healthy school environment. Indoor air quality has been ranked near the top of environmental risks in a number of government studies. See, e.g., EPA Science Advisory Board, 'Reducing Risk: Setting Priorities and Strategies for Environmental Protection' (1990), available at ...

  • Air Quality, 4th Edition

    Ozone-destroying chemicals, greenhouse gases, and dangerous airborne substances that were once thought to be benign are the most urgent issues facing air pollution control experts. Students need a thorough, updated reference that explores these current trends while also covering the fundamental concepts of this emerging discipline. A new revision ...

  • School Indoor Air Quality: State Policy Strategies for Maintaining Healthy Learning Environments Report

    The quality of the air inside our nation’s 125,000 schoolhouses is important not only to the physical health and well-being of students and staff, but also to the core mission of our schools — educational excellence and academic achievement. This report discusses how state policy can ensure that all K-12 schools address basic IAQ ...

  • Improving Indoor Air Quality in Rental Dwellings: A Review of Policies in Five U.S. Localities Report

    This report reviews state and local policies that address indoor air quality-related problems in residential rental housing, and describes the government programs charged with carrying out those policies. It provides an in-depth discussion of five local jurisdictions -- San Francisco; Boston; Seattle; Marion County, Indiana; and Stamford, ...

  • Improving Indoor Air Quality in Rental Dwellings: A Review of Policies in Five U.S. Localities Report

    This report reviews state and local policies that address indoor air quality-related problems in residential rental housing, and describes the government programs charged with carrying out those policies. It provides an in-depth discussion of five local jurisdictions -- San Francisco; Boston; Seattle; Marion County, Indiana; and Stamford, ...

  • Air Quality Guidelines: Global Update 2005. Particulate Matter, Ozone, Nitrogen Dioxide and Sulfur Dioxide

    As well as revised guideline values, this book makes a brief yet comprehensive review of the issues affecting the application of the guidelines in risk assessment and policy development. Further, it summarizes information on:  pollution sources and levels in various parts of the world, population exposure and characteristics affecting sensitivity ...

  • Air Pollution Modeling and Its Application XIX

    The book is aimed at researchers and government policy makers who wish to keep abreast of the most recent developments in air pollution modelling and air quality issues. The book emphasizes the following key topics: 1. Local and urban scale modelling; 2. Regional and intercontinental modelling; 3. Data assimilation and air quality forecast; 4. ...

  • Air Pollution Modeling and Its Application XIX

    The book is aimed at researchers and government policy makers who wish to keep abreast of the most recent developments in air pollution modelling and air quality issues. The book emphasizes the following key topics: 1. Local and urban scale modelling; 2. Regional and intercontinental modelling; 3. Data assimilation and air quality forecast; 4. ...

  • Report 1016: Air Pollution Control Equipment

    Report 1016: Air Pollution Control Equipment is EBJ's latest and most up-to-date analysis of the highly-competitive air pollution control market. Read a current overview of the air quality market, analysis of equipment needs and technological trends, major business opportunities, emerging policy-driven growth areas, and the latest market ...

  • Air Pollution Modeling and its Application IX

    Model Assessment and Verification, Including Policy Implications: Air Quality Modeling in Complex Terrains; Y. Mahrer. U.K. Atmospheric Dispersion Modeling System; D.J. Carruthers, et al. Air Pollution Modeling in Coastal Areas with Emphasis on the Mediterranean Region: Weather Conditions During Air Pollution Episodes in Athens, Greece; G. ...

  • VOC Emissions from Wastewater Treatment Plants: Characterization, Control and Compliance

    Although primarily concerned with the treatment of wastewater and water quality, publicly owned treatment works (POTWs) are required to be in compliance with the Federal Clean Air Act and an increasingly stringent series of Clean Air Act Amendments to control emissions of odors, criteria pollutants, and volatile organic compounds (VOCs). How POTWs ...

  • Environmental Practices Review Study Guide

    This study guide, written by four practicing QEPs, differs from the Exam Prep Guide in that it touches on all areas of the written QEP examination, including general environmental science, air and water quality, waste management, and policy issues, using a series of sample questions and answers. Sold individually or with the Exam Prep Guide for a ...

  • Challenges of a Changing Earth

    This book presents a state-of-the-science overview of global change and its consequences for human societies. It highlights four areas of critical importance - food, water resources, air quality and the carbon cycle - from both science and policy perspectives, and points the way towards the new scientific approaches needed to study the Earth ...

  • Water and Energy: Threats and Opportunities - Second Edition

    For student edition please click here. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Rapid and important developments in the area of energy - water nexus over the last two to three years have been significant. This new edition of Water and Energy: Threats and Opportunities is timely and continues to ...

  • Water and Energy: Threats and Opportunities - Second Edition - Student Edition

    This is the Paperback Student Edition of Water and Energy: Threats and Opportunities - Second Edition ------------------------------------------------------------------------- Rapid and important developments in the area of energy - water nexus over the last two to three years have been significant. This new edition of Water and Energy: Threats ...

  • Understanding the Costs of Environmental Regulation in Europe

    Government regulation is necessary to the economic life of all developed countries. However the costs of regulation, in particular the cost estimates employed in the policy-making process, are often hotly debated. Drawing on recent case studies from Europe, this innovative and thoroughly accessible book examines the accuracy of regulatory cost ...

  • Environmental Law and Practice, 2d (Vols. 23 and 24, Washington Practice Series)

    Provides in-depth analysis of state and federal statutes governing Washington environmental law, including extended discussions on business transactions, bankruptcy, and insurance. Chapters are devoted to.organization of Washington environmental agencies, Puget Sound Water Quality Authority, environmental law and tribal rights, environmental ...

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