air-pollution control

air-pollution control

[¦er pə′lü·shən kən‚trōl]
(engineering)
A practical means of treating polluting sources to maintain a desired degree of air cleanliness.
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Reducing air pollution and working toward a cleaner California is a top priority for our agency as well as the many other air-pollution control agencies throughout the state.
But we got a commitment from the EPA staff [on June 23] that they will work with state and local air-pollution control officials to resolve them.
We think that this is sort of David and Goliath meets `Chinatown,' '' said Ellen Hardebeck, air-pollution control officer of the Great Basin Unified Air Pollution Control District, the state-chartered agency here that last year ordered Los Angeles to cover about one-third of the lake bed, partly with water, partly with 4 inches of gravel, and partly with vegetation, in an effort to hold down the dust.