Are the limit values proposed by the new European Directive 2008/50 for PM2.5 safe for health?

Linares, Cristina; Díaz, Julio; Tobías, Aurelio
August 2009
European Journal of Public Health;Aug2009, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p357
Academic Journal
In this article, the author reflects on the implication of the proposed European Directive 2008/50 for PM2.5 on health sector in various countries in Europe. The author believes that the goal of reducing carbon emission of particulate matter by 2.5 is not feasible in large cities because there must be a balance between desirable levels of giving protection to human health and feasible emission levels.


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