AIR QUALITY REPORT

BY KEITH NUTHALL
AN ASSESSMENT of the cost of European Commission plans to introduce legislation to control the emission of poly-aromatic hydrocarbons has been released in Brussels. The study examines the benefits to human health of reducing concentrations of PAH's in the air to meet different possible limit values, and the economic costs involved in meeting them. PAH's are released from combustion, including domestic fuel, traffic and industrial processes such as aluminium smelting. The report concludes, that on a cost-benefit analysis, EU legislation ...


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