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World Bank [2012-06]
This study is a joint effort of the Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP), Chinese experts, and the World Bank to inform the policy-making process in line with the government of China s medium- and long-term objectives. Specifically the study aims to assist MEP, provincial governments, and municipalities by: (1) Proposing a national PM10 compliance plan to help non-compliant cities ...
SUBJECT: air pollution reduction; cleaner technology; abatement options; visual environments; process heat
Indoor Air Pollution Associated with Household Fuel Use in India : An Exposure Assessment and Modeling Exercise in Rural Districts of Andhra Pradesh, India
Balakrishnan, Kalpana et al. [2004-06]
Indoor air pollutants associated with combustion of solid fuels in households of developing countries are now recognized as a major source of health risks to the exposed populations. Based on this background, the present study was designed with three major objectives: to monitor household pollution concentrations in a statistically representative rural sample in southern India; to model ...
SUBJECT: household; air pollution reduction; pollutants; occupational safety; sulphur dioxide
Meteorological and chemical conditions of photochemical smog formation [hydrometeorology, fog, air pollution, pollutants, industrial pollutants, carbon monoxide]
Berces, T. et al. 
SUBJECT: air moisture; meteorologie; physical states; brouillard; pollutants
POSTED TO: Idojaras (Hungary) [0324-6329]
Minimizing Environmental Impacts of Industrial Growth : Case Study of Petrochemical Industry in Kazakhstan
Peszko, Grzegorz [2006-02-03]
Revival and development of the petrochemical industry in Kazakhstan is possible without serious damage to the environment, so long as measures by investors in plant revival include best available techniques (BATs) that avoid and minimize impact on the environment as a whole.This study was initiated to develop methodologies to analyze and mitigate key environmental and natural resource a ...
SUBJECT: environmental agency; industrial water; filters; industrial waste; chlorine
Dasgupta, Susmita et al. [2013-09]
Household air pollution is the second leading cause of disease in Madagascar, where more than 99 percent of households rely on solid biomass, such as charcoal, wood, and crop waste, as the main cooking fuel. Only a limited number of studies have looked at the emissions and health consequences of cook stoves in Africa. This paper summarizes an initiative to monitor household air pollution in tw ...
SUBJECT: wind; particulate; animal dung; emission; balance
Ekouevi, Koffi et al. 
Half of humanity about 3 billion people are still relying on solid fuels for cooking and heating. Of that, about 2.5 billion people depend on traditional biomass fuels (wood, charcoal, agricultural waste, and animal dung), while about 400 million people use coal as their primary cooking and heating fuel (UNDP and WHO 2009). The majority of the population relying on solid fuels lives in ...
SUBJECT: alternative energy program; pollutants; household cooking; conventional energy; biogas
World Bank [2001-08]
This report represents a further chapter in the dialogue between the World Bank and the People's Republic of China about how to promote economic growth and protect China's environment. There are three cross-cutting issues that keep recurring throughout the analysis. These issues characterize the environmental management challenge over the next decade: First, the environmental agenda is ...
SUBJECT: pollutants; public participation; industrial waste; water resources; ozone depleting substances
Shyshchenko, P.H. 
Studied are Ukraine's soils as multi-functional systems of the critical ecological significance. They function as an environment for existence, an accumulator and a source of substances and energy for the organisms, a link between biological and geological cycles, a protective barrier and conditions for biosphere as a whole to function normally. Functions of soils make up ecological and agroec ...
SUBJECT: land management; resource management; contaminantes; pollution; salinité
POSTED TO: Ecological Bulletin
Effects of industrial effluents containing inorganic materials such as chromate treatment water on the growth of several species of marine phytoplankton [at Dodai bay, Japan]
Yamada, M. et al. [oct1982]
SUBJECT: pollutants; acids; developpement biologique; fisiologia; japan
POSTED TO: Bulletin of the Japanese Society of Scientific Fisheries (Japan) [0021-5392]
Heavy metal pollution and tree growth, 3: Effect of excessive Cu treatment on seed germination, height and diameter growth of one-year-old Pinus thunbergii seedlings
Ando, M. [nov1982]
SUBJECT: cuivre; timber trees; pollutants; arboles forestales; developpement biologique
POSTED TO: Bulletin of the Kyoto University Forests (Japan) [0368-511X]