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A further study of air pollution in diesel bus garages.
  1. R E Waller,
  2. L Hampton,
  3. P J Lawther

    Abstract

    The concentrations of smoke, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), and some gaseous air pollutants have been measured in two London Transport diesel bus garages and compared with observations made in the same garages over 20 years earlier. The main feature of the results was a large reduction in the background concentrations of smoke and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons from sources such as coal fires, attributable to the implementation of the Clean Air Act. Contributions from the buses to the benzo(a) pyrene content of the air inside the garages were of the same magnitude as before, being small in relation to former coal smoke contributions.

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