Diesel exhaust, school buses and children's health

Weir, Erica
September 2002
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/3/2002, Vol. 167 Issue 5, p505
Academic Journal
Reports on diesel exhaust from school buses and the effects on children. Use of diesel fuel for buses and trucks; Carcinogens and pollutants in diesel exhaust; Links between exposure to diesel exhaust and asthma; Levels of the diesel exhaust to which children are typically exposed to when they ride buses; Management of asthma; Strategies for reducing diesel exhaust, including the use of cleaner, alternative-fuelled buses.


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