US cities breathe easier with oxygenated fuels

Gavaghan, Helen
September 1991
New Scientist;9/28/91, Vol. 131 Issue 1788, p27
Reports on findings from data collected from six United States cities on oxygenated fuels and the decrease in carbon monoxide pollution that takes place when they are used. Effects of carbon monoxide on the body; Cities in the study; Laws the cities have passed.


Related Articles

  • Clean Fuel Programs at Work.  // Pollution Engineering;Mar2008, Vol. 43 Issue 3, p13 

    The article offers information about Environmental Protection Agency's clean fuels programs in the U.S. It revealed that the scheme exceeded expectation in their ability to reduce ozone pollutants and other air toxics. Data collected between 1995 and 2005 show that emission reductions were...

  • Planning for Air Pollution Abatement in the Greater Tehran Area (GTA) in the Islamic Republic of Iran (JICA Project 1995—1997). Yokoyama, O.; Takahashi, K. // Pure & Applied Geophysics;Jan2003, Vol. 160 Issue 1/2, p17 

    (Without abstract.)

  • Living Near a Major Road Raises Hypertension Risks.  // Heart Advisor;Jan2015, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p7 

    The article presents a study which finds that postmenopausal women living near major roads have higher blood pressure levels and hypertension risk compared to those living farther away.

  • Study panel readies plan to reduce pollution. Evans, Julie A. // Crain's Cleveland Business;9/6/93, Vol. 14 Issue 36, p1 

    Reports on the plan of the Akron Metropolitan Area Transportation Study panel to reduce hydrocarbon pollution in the Akron area in compliance with the Clean Air Act of 1990. Sources of hydrocarbon emissions; Effect of sanctions on the local economy; Transportation initiatives; Akron Foundry...

  • Air toxics: The problem. Durenberger, David // EPA Journal;Jan/Feb91, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p30 

    Focuses on air pollution in the United States. Regulation of hazardous pollutants under the 1970 Clean Air Act; Threats posed by air toxics on the health of people living near industrial facilities; Other federal efforts to control emissions from industrial sectors; Limitations of the air...

  • Air toxics: The strategy. Wegman, Lydia // EPA Journal;Jan/Feb91, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p32 

    Discusses strategies under the 1990 Clean Air Act Amendments which concern air pollution in the United States. Modifications from the 1970 Clean Air Act; Development of maximum achievable control technology standards in the regulation of air toxics emitted by industries; Other provisions under...

  • EPA to tighten clean air rules.  // Coal Age;Jan1997, Vol. 102 Issue 1, p8 

    Reports on the US Environmental Protection Agency's proposal to revise its rules on power-plant sulphur dioxide and particulate emissions under the 1990 Clean Air Act. Purpose of the revisions; Implementation of the rules.

  • Identification of candidate clean air corridors for the Colorado Plateau. Green, Mark C.; Pitchford, Marc L.; Ashbaugh, Lowell // Journal of the Air & Waste Management Association (Air & Waste M;May96, Vol. 46 Issue 5, p441 

    Presents a methodology to identify candidate geographic areas for consideration for Clean Air Corridor (CAC) status for Colorado Plateau Class I areas in Colorado. Establishment of the Grand Canyon Visibility Transport Commission; Provisions of the US Clean Air Act of 1990; Identification of...

  • Emission control.  // International Construction;Jul97, Vol. 36 Issue 7, p25 

    Focuses on the development of engines with emission control capabilities to comply with strict environmental legislation worldwide. Harmonization of exhaust emission limits and test methods; Design of smaller and cleaner engines with high power; Examples of engines with emission control...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics