Protecting Clean Air

Protecting Clean Air : Preventing Pollution

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Having clean air to breathe is an often overlooked necessity, yet humans pollute the air through growing demand for energy and consumables. This book presents and overview of air quality, emission sources, criteria pollutants, greenhouse gases, control programs, and the impact of pollution on the atmosphere and global systems. Expertise in many fields is needed to protect air quality--politics, environmental engineering, law, planning, meteorology, health sciences, data management, and more. The book will guide readers through strategies and measures to prevent air pollution and better understand challenges that emission sources pose to society and ecosystems.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 186 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 10mm | 259g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 1945612444
  • 9781945612442

About Sarah J Simon

Sarah J. Simon, PE, has provided environmental protection services for government, industry, and consultancies for more than 40 years. Graduating as a civil engineer, she worked in construction and then as an engineer for water and air programs of the US EPA Boston Office. She participated in the national, award-winning team that established state acid rain programs and went on to direct the monitoring, database, and modeling staff of the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection air program. Over the past two decades, she managed environmental projects in a Fortune 200 company, consulting firms, and an energy services company generating green power. Simon has presented technical papers on the impact and compliance needs of energy projects, in particular, landfill biogas facilities. She led the Environmental Group of the Boston Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers and the Society of Women Engineers-Boston Section. She received the MIT Alumni Lobdell Award for organizing conferences and curating an exhibit of the alumnae group, AMITA.
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