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Would declaring Federal smog days reduce automobile travel in the Washington, D.C. area?

Joel Horowitz

Would declaring Federal smog days reduce automobile travel in the Washington, D.C. area?

the results of a survey of travel by EPA employees on April 19, 1976

by Joel Horowitz

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Published by Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Policy Analysis in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Smog.,
  • Automobile travel.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes appendices.

    Statementby Joel Horowitz.
    SeriesEPA ; 400-11/76-002, EPA (Series) -- 400/11-76-002.
    ContributionsUnited States. Ohio River Committee.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 10, 2 p. :
    Number of Pages10
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17645907M

      In the United States, smog affects much of California, from San Francisco to San Diego, the mid-Atlantic seaboard from Washington, DC, to southern Maine, and major cities in the South and Midwest. To varying degrees, the majority of U.S. cities with populations of , or more have experienced problems with smog and ground-level : Larry West. Air pollution occurs when harmful or excessive quantities of substances are introduced into Earth's s of air pollution include gases (such as ammonia, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, nitrous oxides, methane and chlorofluorocarbons), particulates (both organic and inorganic), and biological may cause diseases, allergies and even death to .

      Smog check, smog test and emission check all refer to the same thing: a test of vehicle and engine emissions performed at a licensed smog testing facility. The American Automobile Association (AAA – pronounced "Triple A") is a federation of motor clubs throughout North America. AAA is a privately held not-for-profit national member association and service organization with over 60 million members in the United States and Canada. AAA provides services to its members, including roadside assistance and d: March 4, ; years ago, Chicago, .

      The new requirements would get increasingly stricter. By , more t cars and light trucks sold in California would have to run without spewing fossil fuel exhaust. The greater Washington, D.C. area, including suburbs in Maryland and Virginia, is home to by far the largest concentration of federal workers in the country -- nearly , people.


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California Institute of Technology. Environmental Quality Laboratory. and Lees, Lester. Smog: a report to the people, by Lester Lees [and others Pasadena Australian/Harvard Citation. California Institute of Technology.

Environmental Quality Laboratory. & Lees, Lester. Vehicles produce a large amount nitrogen dioxide, so one way to prevent smog is to log fewer miles in a car.

Walking, carpooling or using public transportation all help cut smog. Keeping a car in good condition, such as changing oil on time and keeping tires fully inflated, can help increase gas mileage, reducing emissions.

The “killing coal ended smog days” narrative is just that—a narrative, not a reality. For example, in Ontario coal plants generated 37 terawatt-hours (TWh) of electricity and there were 19 days with smog advisories. In the coal plants generated 20 per cent less power—30 TWh—but there were times as many smog days—53 days.

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1 comment Anonymous 1yr. correct. California’s special authority to go further than the federal government in regulating auto pollution dates to the s, when Los Angeles was enveloped in a thick layer of smog that state Author: Anna M.

Phillips. The smog technician should not be alarmed of the fact the CAT is federal, since the vehicle too is federal. Advise the smog technician that your vehicle has an aftermarket federal emission CAT and that the vehicle is a Federal emissions certified (state legal) vehicle prior to the smog test.

There should be no need to visit a smog check referee. Seriously. The smog problem had greatly dissipated over time. It still exists, but it's much better today than in the 90s. The strict carb emission does suck for car enthusiasts, but, at the end of the day, I rather be healthy and be able drive a car than be too sick to drive one.

Inthe EPA made a major effort to reduce interstate ozone pollution when it issued the Cross-State Air Pollution Rule, which the Supreme Court upheld. But as Maryland makes clear, additional. "State of the Air" report finds improvements in U.S.

air quality, but smog problems persist. By Ryan Jaslow Ap / AM / CBS News. Smog is air pollution that reduces term "smog" was first used in the early s to describe a mix of smoke and smoke usually came from burning was common in industrial areas, and remains a familiar sight in cities today.

Today, most of the smog we see is photochemical hemical smog is produced when sunlight reacts with nitrogen. Up to 70% off Smog Check services from top rated merchants in Federal Way, WA. Book appointments online on air pollution sources that have a relatively fixed location, including point sources, fugitive sources, and area sources sulfurous smog produced primarily by burning coal or oil at large power plants; sulfur oxides and particulates combine under certain meteorological conditions to produce a concentrated form of this smog.

There are two smog codes, so to speak, California and Federal. Your olds is probably under federal smog codes. I agree with an earlier poster, If it is still in good shape, you should pass. This is what I do. Change the oil, make sure there is fresh gas at least a half tank, and a new gas cap.

If your check engine light is on, it won't.A secondary air pollution that is part of photochemical smog that is formed when hydrocarbons react with nitrogen oxides. Photolytic Cycle The cycle that starts with the sun heating NO2 (nitrogen dioxide) which breaks it up into NO (nitric oxide) and O- (oxygen radical), the O- reacts with free O2 (oxygen) in the air to form O3 (ozone).Lists & reviews of smog test, emissions check, and inspection stations in Federal Way, Washington.

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