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Decision-making in air pollution control

George H. Hagevik

Decision-making in air pollution control

a review of theory and practice, with emphasis on selected Los Angeles and New York City management experiences

by George H. Hagevik

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Published by Praeger Publishers in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New York (State),
  • New York.,
  • California,
  • Los Angeles.
    • Subjects:
    • Air -- Pollution -- New York (State) -- New York.,
    • Air -- Pollution -- California -- Los Angeles.,
    • Decision making.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 205-217.

      Statement[by] George H. Hagevik.
      SeriesPraeger special studies in U.S. economic and social development
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTD883.2 .H34 1970
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 217 p.
      Number of Pages217
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5314487M
      LC Control Number72112981

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      Due to rapid urbanization, industrialization and motorization, a large number of Chinese cities are affected by heavy air pollution. In order to explore progress, remaining challenges, and sustainability of air pollution control in the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei (BTH) region after , a mixed method analysis was undertaken. The quantitative analysis comprised an overview of air quality management Cited by: What is polluting Delhi’s Air? Understanding Uncertainties in Emissions Inventory Image: iStock According to the SAFAR () study, the average speed of vehicles on major Delhi roads is km/hr. This leads to poor vehicle mileage and more emissions.


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