This month’s focus topic looks at the changing view of air toxics--those gases, aerosols, or particulates that can potentially result in serious health concerns or damage to the environment under specific concentrations and/or exposures--and how regulations and guidance are addressing growing public attention across the United States.
Inside This Month's Issue
Air Toxics Across the United States
by Teresa Raine
The Changing View of Air Toxics on the West Coast of the United States
by Grace Lee, Megan Moreen, Rodrigo Gonzalez-Abraham, and Monica Wright
Summary of Air Toxics Permitting and Health Risk Assessment in New York and New Jersey
by Josh Hemperly, David T. Murtha, Tracey A. Karatas, and Toby Hanna
Waste Management Corner
In this month’s article, the author discusses various low-cost composting solutions in Lebanon.
Composting Solutions for Rural Municipalities in Lebanon: Low Tech, Low Cost, and Locally Integrated
by Antoine Abou Moussa
Also This Month...
YP Perspective: Global Disease and Air Quality in a Changing Climate
by Kim Frauhammer
Through the lens of the current global pandemic, a look at some of the existing challenges, such as environmental degradation, decreasing air quality, and climate change, that continue to put the human population at risk.
Message from the President: Changing Views on Air Toxics … and Everything Else
by Kim Marcus
Back In Time: A look at the 2002 Critical Review, "Visibility: Science and Regulation" by John G. Watson
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