Toxic Air Pollution Handbook / Edition 1

Toxic Air Pollution Handbook / Edition 1

by David R. Patrick
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471284491

ISBN-13: 9780471284499

Pub. Date: 12/29/1993

Publisher: Wiley

This book addresses air dispersion and deposition models, how to include population activity in an exposure assessment, how to derive and use ambient concentration limits, and how to use risk assessment with air toxics. Includes air toxics from mobile sources, the effects of various regulatory programs, and international controls.  See more details below

Overview

This book addresses air dispersion and deposition models, how to include population activity in an exposure assessment, how to derive and use ambient concentration limits, and how to use risk assessment with air toxics. Includes air toxics from mobile sources, the effects of various regulatory programs, and international controls.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471284499
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
12/29/1993
Series:
Environmental Engineering Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
588
Product dimensions:
7.36(w) x 10.33(h) x 1.76(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgment
Preface
Contributor List
1Background3
2Title III of the 1990 Clean Air Act Amendments25
3Toxic Air Pollutants and Their Sources33
4Assessment and Control of Toxic Air Pollutants50
5Evaluation of Toxicological Data57
6Quantitative Methods for Cancer Risk Assessment79
7Noncancer Toxicity of Inhaled Toxic Air Pollutants: Available Approaches for Risk Assessment and Risk Management100
8Exposure Assessment Principles133
9Source Sampling and Analysis166
10Emissions Estimation217
11Air Dispersion and Deposition Models226
12Atmospheric Transformation and Removal of Air Toxics241
13Human Intake249
14Population and Activity Analysis264
15Ecological Risk Assessment280
16Legislative and Legal Considerations291
17Ambient Concentration Limits313
18Technology Standards325
19Risk Assessment and Risk Management341
20Cost-Benefit Approaches362
21Gaseous Toxic Air Pollutant Control Technologies373
22Fugitive Emissions Controls398
23Pollution Prevention440
24Special Sources of Toxic Air Pollutants461
25Mobile Sources and Air Toxics469
26Other Programs That Control Toxic Air Pollutants489
27Control of Air Toxics in Other Countries505
28Risk Communication on Toxic Air Pollutants514
App. A Noncancer Toxicity of Inhaled Air Pollutants: Available Approaches for Risk Assessment and Risk Management529
App. B Supplementary Procedures for Obtaining Fugitive Emission Estimates542
App. C Response Factors550
App. D Vacuum Bagging552
App. E Blow-Through Bagging555
App. F Recirculation Bagging558
App. G Exposure and Risk Models559
Acronyms and Abbreviations567
Bibliography573
Index579

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