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TRENDS IN INDOOR AIR QUALITY 1940 TO 1990
LONGTERM TRENDS IN AMBIENT OUTDOOR AIR QUALITY IN THE UNITED STATES
EMISSIONS TRENDS AND TECHNOLOGICAL CHANGE
THE ENVIRONMENTAL TRANSITION
THE STATES AND AIR POLLUTION A REASSESSMENT BASED UPON EMPIRICAL EVIDENCE
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Page 10 - the sulphurous and nitrous particles that are often found to be in the coal, with that bituminous substance which burns, are all assisting to clear and purge the air, and render it wholesome and safe to breathe in after the noxious particles, as above, are dispersed and burnt up.
Page 10 - inclined to believe, that London now is more unhealthful, than heretofore, partly for that it is more populous, but chiefly, because I have heard, that 60 years ago few Sea-Coals were burnt in London, which now are universally used. For I have heard, that Newcastle is more
Page 11 - with good reason; and the experience of the citizens confirmed it, many houses which had constant fires kept in the rooms having never been infected at all; and I must join my experience to it, for I found
Page 10 - were burnt in London, which now are universally used. For I have heard, that Newcastle is more unhealthful than other places, and that many People cannot at all endure the
Page 5 - some environmental degradation. Greater affluence provides the means for obtaining basic needs and amenities (eg, food, shelter, water, and electricity) and reducing the most significant risks to public health and safety (eg, infectious and parasitic diseases and child and maternal mortality). As society