TITLE

Diesel exhaust, school buses and children's health

AUTHOR(S)
Weir, Erica
PUB. DATE
September 2002
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/3/2002, Vol. 167 Issue 5, p505
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
7238673

 

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