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Diesel health images. QuickFacts. Skip to main navigation U.S. Department of Commerce | Blogs | Index A-Z | Glossary | FAQs United States Census Bureau Skip Main Navigation Skip To Navigation Content <div id="njs">This navigation uses Javascript. U.S. QuickFacts Beta Learn more about this applicationTell us what you think Accessible Version -- Select A Fact -- Clear all selections Table1 Map Chart Dashboard Share or Download What is QuickFacts?

QuickFacts is an easy to use application that shows tables, maps and charts of frequently requested data over ten Census Bureau censuses, surveys, and programs. How do I begin? QuickFacts begins in TABLE view with data shown for the UNITED STATES. How do I “select a fact?” Simply click on the triangle in the dropdown list to show the FACT list, which is grouped in categories, and scroll down to highlight the FACT you want. How do I “Enter state, county, city or town?” Begin typing the name of the geography you want. How do I narrow the results? What is the primary geography? . Icon. "Yes". Table. Search for a Dataset - Kansas City, MO Air Quality. ProQuest. Log in - ProQuest - Statistical Insight. Data Finder. QuickFacts. The U.S. Government's Official Web Portal. NASS - National Agricultural Statistics Service.

ProQuest | Statistical Abstract of the U.S. (Online Edition) Google Sheets vous permet de créer et de modifier des feuilles de calcul en ligne gratuitement. Air | Midwest Environmental Advocates. Air is one of our most forgotten resources. While we can see the effects of deforestation or polluted rivers, we cannot tell when our air is being degraded until it becomes a potential health risk. Most of us can smell polluted air in high levels, but some chemicals have no odor or are undetectable once they have dissipated into the air. We may not realize it, but the air we breathe everyday can be impaired. Sources of air pollution are numerous - car traffic, coal-fired power plants, incinerators, large factory farms, outdoor wood boilers, industry.

Air quality advisories are common across Wisconsin and air quality violations occur in our state every year. There are federal Clean Air Act and corresponding state regulations for the six most common pollutants: ground level ozone, particulate matter, carbon monoxide, nitrogen oxide, sulfur dioxide, and lead. Other chemicals are regulated through state permits. FTS - Petition for Judicial Review FTS - Petition for Contested Case Hearing.

Contact Us « Air Support America. Kansas Permaculture Collaborative. Mid-America Regional Council - Regional Planning for Greater Kansas City. What is the SkyCast? The SkyCast is the ozone forecast for the Kansas City region. Like a weather forecast, it tells you what conditions are most likely to be for the next day. Air Quality & Health Concerns | Midwest Clean Diesel Initiative. You will need the free Adobe Reader to view some of the files on this page. See EPA's PDF page to learn more. Why are diesel emissions such a concern? Emissions from diesel engines contribute to a variety of air quality problems and may affect the health of those living, working and going to school in areas where diesel emissions are present. Air Quality issues The Midwest Region has over 28 million people living in areas not meeting the National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) for ozone and/or particulate matter (PM 2.5) standards in 2004.

These are called nonattainment areas. Emissions from diesel engines contribute to smog (ozone), fine particles like PM2.5, and air toxic air quality concerns. Ozone "mobile source" Any non-stationary source of air pollution such as cars, trucks, motorcycles, buses, airplanes, and locomotives Ground-level ozone is the primary component of smog. Smog (ground-level ozone) Particulate Matter Air Toxics Air toxics (toxic air pollutants) Health Concerns. BNSF Intermodal & Logistics Park KC | transportation development.

About: KC SmartPort. About KC SmartPort KC SmartPort is a non-profit economic development organization that works to attract freight-based companies, such as manufacturing, distribution, and warehouses, to the 18 county, bi-state Kansas City region. Origins of KC SmartPort The Kansas City area has a historic link to the development and evolution of the transportation and distribution sectors, resulting from its early days as a trading post and site of the first permanent rail crossing over the Missouri River. Today, international trade is an opportunity important in the Midwest region. The 1998 Mid-Continent TradeWay Study reinforced this reality. This study found that a significant amount of international cargo is already processed in or passes through the Kansas City region.

In addition, NAFTA trade in Kansas and Missouri is growing, and opportunities exist to provide value-added services for NAFTA goods process more freight in the Greater Kansas City Area. The Kansas City Advantage. When smoke gets in our eyes: The multiple impacts of atmospheric black carbon on climate, air quality and health. Review article a Department of Meteorology, University of Reading, UKb Air Science Team, Environment Agency, Solihull, UK Received 1 August 2005, Accepted 19 December 2005, Available online 2 March 2006 Choose an option to locate/access this article: Check if you have access through your login credentials or your institution Check access doi:10.1016/j.envint.2005.12.003 Get rights and content Abstract With both climate change and air quality on political and social agendas from local to global scale, the links between these hitherto separate fields are becoming more apparent.

Keywords Black carbon; Air quality; Climate change; Aerosols Copyright © 2006 Elsevier Ltd. Regulations and Standards: Heavy-Duty | Transportation and Climate. NOTE: You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader, available as a free download, to view some of the files on this page. See EPA's PDF page to learn more about PDF, and for a link to the free Acrobat Reader. Extending the Greenhouse Gas Emissions Standards and Fuel Efficiency Standards for Medium- and Heavy-Duty Engines and Vehicles EPA and NHTSA, in collaboration with the California ARB, plan to extend the Heavy-Duty National Program beyond model year 2018, to further reduce fuel consumption through the application of advanced cost-effective technologies and continue efforts to improve the efficiency of moving goods across the United States. The complementary EPA and NHTSA standards that make up the Heavy-Duty National Program apply to combination tractors (semi trucks), heavy-duty pickup trucks and vans, and vocational vehicles (including buses and refuse or utility trucks).

Together, these standards will cut greenhouse gas emissions and domestic oil use significantly. Top of page. BNSF Railway Co - Google Maps. Staterailplan. StateWideRailPlan2011.pdf. Hydrocarbons Toxicity Treatment & Management. About Medscape Drugs & Diseases Medscape's clinical reference is the most authoritative and accessible point-of-care medical reference for physicians and healthcare professionals, available online and via all major mobile devices. All content is free. The clinical information represents the expertise and practical knowledge of top physicians and pharmacists from leading academic medical centers in the United States and worldwide.

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Drug Monographs Drug Interaction Checker Formulary Information. Health Effects | Diesel Exhaust | New England. OEHHA Air: Health Effects of Diesel Exhaust. Health Effects of Diesel Exhaust A fact sheet by Cal/EPA's Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment and the American Lung Association Download a PDF copy of this fact sheet Diesel fuel is widely used throughout our society. It powers the trucks that deliver products to our communities, the buses that carry us to school and work, the agricultural equipment that plants and harvests our food, and the backup generators that can provide electricity during emergencies.

It is also used for many other applications. Diesel engines have historically been more versatile and cheaper to run than gasoline engines or other sources of power. Unfortunately, the exhaust from these engines contains substances that can pose a risk to human health. In 1998, the California Environmental Protection Agency's Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) completed a comprehensive health assessment of diesel exhaust. What is diesel exhaust? How are people exposed to diesel exhaust? Diesel Exhaust. Diesel is a type of fuel derived from crude oil. Large engines, including those used in many trucks, buses, trains, construction and farm equipment, generators, ships, and in some cars, run on diesel fuel. The exhaust from diesel engines is made up of 2 main parts: gases and soot. Each of these, in turn, is made up of many different substances. The gas portion of diesel exhaust is mostly carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide, nitric oxide, nitrogen dioxide, sulfur oxides, and hydrocarbons, including polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs).

The soot (particulate) portion of diesel exhaust is made up of particles such as carbon, organic materials (including PAHs), and traces of metallic compounds. Both the gases and the soot of diesel exhaust contain PAHs. Exposure to diesel exhaust is widespread in the modern world. People are exposed to diesel exhaust mainly by breathing in the soot and gases, which then enter the lungs. At work Where you live and play While traveling Studies done in the lab. Diesel.pdf. Diesel Fumes Now Classified as Carcinogenic - Safety Action. In June 2012, the World Health Organisation’s International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) upgraded the classification of diesel engine exhaust from “probably carcinogenic to humans” to “carcinogenic to humans.” International experts have determined that there is sufficient evidence of a link between exposure to fumes from diesel engine exhausts and the incidence of lung cancer.

Petrol engine exhaust fumes were also reviewed but the classification remains unchanged from “possibly carcinogenic to humans.” Studies found the risk of lung cancer for highly exposed workers increased by three times that of low exposure workers and very highly exposed workers had nearly 6 times the risk of associated cancer mortality. Diesel exhaust is a combination of a number of chemicals and particles, however exhaust as a whole can be classed as exposure to particulate matter, diesel exhaust being primarily composed of very small particles.

How to reduce the risk: Diesel exhaust fumes. HAZARD ALERT - Diesel Exhaust/Diesel Particulate Matter. Diesel Exhaust/Diesel Particulate Matter Diesel engines provide power to a wide variety of vehicles, heavy equipment, and other machinery used in a large number of industries including mining, transportation, construction, agriculture, maritime, and many types of manufacturing operations. The exhaust from diesel engines contains a mixture of gases and very small particles that can create a health hazard when not properly controlled. Diesel-powered equipment is often used in underground mines Photo courtesy of MSHA What is Diesel Particulate Matter (DPM)? DPM is a component of diesel exhaust (DE) that includes soot particles made up primarily of carbon, ash, metallic abrasion particles, sulfates and silicates.Diesel soot particles have a solid core consisting of elemental carbon, with other substances attached to the surface, including organic carbon compounds known as aromatic hydrocarbons.

Who can be exposed to DE/DPM? What are the health effects of DE/DPM? Underground Metal/Nonmetal Mines. Regulations and Standards: Diesel | Fuels and Fuel Additives. You will need Adobe Reader to view some of the files on this page. See EPA's PDF page to learn more. Highway Diesel Rule This rule establishes a single comprehensive national control program that regulates the heavy-duty vehicle and its fuel as a single system. The sulfur standards for highway diesel fuel took effect starting in 2006. The emissions standards for heavy-duty vehicles took effect starting in 2007. Final Rule (66 FR 5002, January 18, 2001) Nonroad Diesel Rule Modifications to the Transmix Provisions under the Diesel Sulfur Program EPA is amending the requirements under EPA’s diesel sulfur program related to the sulfur content of locomotive and marine diesel fuel produced by transmix processors and pipeline facilities.

Fact Sheet (PDF) (2 pp, 143K, EPA-420-F-12-081, December 2012) Final Rule (PDF) (13 pp, 284K, published December 26, 2012) Final Rule to Control the Emissions of Air Pollution from Nonroad Diesel Engines and Fuel Final Rule (69 FR 38958, June 29, 2004)