A strategy for pollution control in European cities

J.H. Weaving, Stephen F. Benjamin

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Abstract

Anti-pollution regulations are promulgated on the basis of far-too-little factual information both in Europe and the U.S. Though there was perhaps justification for this in the early days due to a lack of time, a scientific review of the air quality situation is long overdue. This lack of information was appreciated but too clearly by the motor industry which has had to suffer from the effects of too hasty legislation. It is the purpose of this paper to try to set in perspective the present and proposed legislation for Europe. The paper relies heavily on work in this field undertaken on behalf of the Committee of Common Market Automobile Constructors (CCMC) by British Leyland (BL Technology Ltd) and Fiat who collected most of the experimental data with some assistance from BL.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationVDI Report 370
PublisherVDI
Pages375-381
ISBN (Print)3180903708
Publication statusPublished - 1980

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Bibliographical note

Originally published by VDI in VDI-report 370, XVIII. Internationaler Congress, Fisita 1980, Verbrennungsmotoren [Proceedings FISITA XVIII International Congress Hamburg].

Keywords

  • air pollution

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Weaving, J. H., & Benjamin, S. F. (1980). A strategy for pollution control in European cities. In VDI Report 370 (pp. 375-381). VDI.