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Air Quality in America

A Dose of Reality on Air Pollution Levels, Trends, and Health Risks

by Joel M. Schwartz

  • 384 Want to read
  • 34 Currently reading

Published by AEI Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Atmospheric pollution,
  • Air Pollution,
  • Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • USA,
  • Public Policy - Environmental Policy,
  • Science / Environmental Science,
  • Environmental Science,
  • Air,
  • Air quality,
  • Air quality management,
  • Government policy,
  • Pollution,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages150
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11554817M
    ISBN 100844771872
    ISBN 109780844771878

    Air Pollution [risk] In accordance with the World Health Organization's guidelines, the air quality in Costa Rica is considered moderately unsafe. The most recent data indicates the country's annual mean concentration of PM is 16 µg/m3 which exceeds the .


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