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Emission Rates of Particulate Matter and Elemental and Organic Carbon from In-Use Diesel Engines

Publication Date:

April 9, 2004


Study reveals that diesel fumes produced by idling engines are about 10 times as dangerous to humans as diesel fumes produced by engines running at road speeds.

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