Toxic Air Pollution Handbook / Edition 1

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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.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471284499
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 12/29/1993
  • Series: Environmental Engineering Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 588
  • Product dimensions: 7.36 (w) x 10.33 (h) x 1.76 (d)

Meet the Author

About the Editor David R. Patrick is a nationally known expert on air pollution and has over 20 years' experience as a Professional Engineer. Currently he directs air pollution services for both public and private sector clients in his position as Vice President of ICF Kaiser International in Fairfax, Virginia. While working for the EPA for 15 years, Mr. Patrick managed programs and directed studies involving all aspects of evaluation, measurement, regulation, and control of air pollution. He serves as an expert air pollution witness for the U.S. Department of Justice, has written extensively on air pollution topics, and speaks frequently at technical meetings and seminars.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgment
Preface
Contributor List
1 Background 3
2 Title III of the 1990 Clean Air Act Amendments 25
3 Toxic Air Pollutants and Their Sources 33
4 Assessment and Control of Toxic Air Pollutants 50
5 Evaluation of Toxicological Data 57
6 Quantitative Methods for Cancer Risk Assessment 79
7 Noncancer Toxicity of Inhaled Toxic Air Pollutants: Available Approaches for Risk Assessment and Risk Management 100
8 Exposure Assessment Principles 133
9 Source Sampling and Analysis 166
10 Emissions Estimation 217
11 Air Dispersion and Deposition Models 226
12 Atmospheric Transformation and Removal of Air Toxics 241
13 Human Intake 249
14 Population and Activity Analysis 264
15 Ecological Risk Assessment 280
16 Legislative and Legal Considerations 291
17 Ambient Concentration Limits 313
18 Technology Standards 325
19 Risk Assessment and Risk Management 341
20 Cost-Benefit Approaches 362
21 Gaseous Toxic Air Pollutant Control Technologies 373
22 Fugitive Emissions Controls 398
23 Pollution Prevention 440
24 Special Sources of Toxic Air Pollutants 461
25 Mobile Sources and Air Toxics 469
26 Other Programs That Control Toxic Air Pollutants 489
27 Control of Air Toxics in Other Countries 505
28 Risk Communication on Toxic Air Pollutants 514
App. A Noncancer Toxicity of Inhaled Air Pollutants: Available Approaches for Risk Assessment and Risk Management 529
App. B Supplementary Procedures for Obtaining Fugitive Emission Estimates 542
App. C Response Factors 550
App. D Vacuum Bagging 552
App. E Blow-Through Bagging 555
App. F Recirculation Bagging 558
App. G Exposure and Risk Models 559
Acronyms and Abbreviations 567
Bibliography 573
Index 579
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