The regulation of carbon monoxide has been one of the great success stories in air pollution control. While more than 90 percent of the locations with carbon monoxide monitors were in violation in 1971, today the number of monitors showing violations has fallen to only a few, on a small number of days and mainly in areas with unique meteorological and topographical conditions.
Transportation Research Board and National Research Council. 2003. Managing Carbon Monoxide Pollution in Meteorological and Topographical Problem Areas. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. https://doi.org/10.17226/10689.
|1. Ambient Carbon Monoxide Pollution in the United States||16-71|
|2. Contributions of Topography, Meteorology, and Human Activity to Carbon Monoxide Concentrations||72-99|
|3. Management of Carbon Monoxide Air Quality||100-148|
|4. The Future of Carbon Monoxide Air Quality Management||149-159|
|Appendix A: Biographical Information on the Committee on Carbon Monoxide Episodes in Meteorological and Topographical Problem Areas||189-192|
|Appendix B: Abbreviations and Names Used for Classifying Organic Compounds||193-193|
|Appendix C: A Simple Box Model with Recirculation||194-196|
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