Common Air Contaminants (CACs)

Air pollutants commonly found in the atmosphere, namely carbon monoxide (CO), particulate matter (PM), nitrogen oxides (NOx), sulphur oxides (SOx), volatile organic compounds (VOCs) , ammonia (NH3) and Ground-level ozone…

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Federal Clean Air Act (FCAA)

A federal law passed in 1970 and amended in 1974, 1977 and 1990 which forms the basis for the national air pollution control effort. Basic elements of the act include…

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Odour abatement efficiency

The reduction of the odour concentration or the odour flow rate due to an abatement technique, expressed as a fraction (or percentage) of the odour concentration in or the odour…

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