Emissions

Emissions - Basic Overview

A set of introductory slides on air pollution emissions and control technologies has been provided, courtesy of Dr. Christian Seigneur. These slides are the basis of his 2019 book: Air Pollution - Concepts, Theory, and Applications.

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Transportation - High and Super-High Emitters

These slides present a basic introduction to the issue of high and super-high vehicle emitters of volatile organic carbons, using California data.

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Transportation - Vehicle Refueling Emissions

Slides from the US EPA presenting Refueling Emission Inventories and Regulatory Policy. The presentation was prepared by Glenn W. Passavant, Ingevity Corporation, North Charleston, SC.

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Transportation - Internal Combustion Processes

These slides present a basic introduction to the internal combustion processes used in a motor vehicle burning hydrocarbons and the enormous improvements achieved in the last decades in reducing emissions from volatile organic compounds, carbon monoxide, and nitrogen oxides.

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Anthropogenic Sources - Power Plants

Power plant emissions originate from 1) burning fuel; 2) producing the fuel; and 3) transporting the fuels. The most significant health impacts from producing electricity come from the air emissions from burning fossil fuels, in particular, though not exclusively, from coal-burning power plants.

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Anthropogenic Sources - Indoor

A complete introduction to indoor air quality is available at the US EPA site. In particular, the main indoor air pollutants are asbestos, biological pollutants, carbon monoxide, formaldehyde/pressed wood products, lead, and more.

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