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airshed

[′er‚shed]
(geography)
The geographical area associated with a given air supply.
(meteorology)
The air supply in a given region.
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In one of Canada's most polluted airsheds, the Indigenous community of Aamjiwnaang (near Sarnia), (17) for example, the Province of Ontario has negotiated a special technical standard with industry for the carcinogenic pollutant benzene.
exposure of human beings, who move throughout the airshed. (247)
Monitoring sites established by state and regional agencies to assess compliance with the Clean Air Act are set up away from large sources like refineries with the aim of getting data that would represent the airshed as a whole.
In an example I use, a hypothetical Vermont farmer, Nancy Norman, wants to use certain land for growing maple trees, while certain Midwest power plants want to use the airshed in which that land is located for disposal of gases and particles that are harmful to maple trees.
A slight decline in concentrations of nitrogen dioxide, nitrogen oxide, formaldehyde occurred in airshed of Bishkek.
Al-Horr, "Atmospheric production of oxalic acid/oxalate and nitric acid/nitrate in the Tampa Bay airshed: parallel pathways," Atmospheric Environment, vol.
Wang, "Physicochemical characteristics and source apportionment of atmospheric aerosol particles in Kinmen-Xiamen Airshed," Aerosol and Air Quality Research, vol.
Concentration gradient patterns of aerosol particles near interstate highways in the greater Cincinnati airshed. Journal of Environmental Monitoring, 5(4), 557-562.
Louis airshed, I attended the Air Pollution Control Association meetings in Cleveland.
(27) Because even if you agree with Lou Henkin's position that "[s]overeignty is essentially an internal concept," (28) you have to admit that the sovereign equality of states, and the correlative norm of non-intervention, would at least make a person think twice before advising a government that it would be okay to dump pollution into a transboundary stream, or into a shared airshed.
(8.) Newcastle City Council (NCC) (1998) Air Quality Summary Paper: Newcastle Airshed Management Plan, Newcastle, NSW.
If the entitlement to pollute others' airshed anonymously is removed and privacy concerns ameliorated, significant improvements can be made to reducing the uncertainties and to improving the cost-effectiveness of the air quality improvements.