Atmospheric Research and Monitoring Study of Hazardous Substances: Third Annual Report

Clyde W. Sweet, Donald F. Gatz

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Abstract

During this third project year, a network of three urban and one rural sampling stations was operated to monitor hazardous chemicals in the atmosphere of Illinois. Seventeen toxic trace elements were measured on airborne inhalable particles or as vapor. Stack and fugitive emissions from major industrial sources account for most of the increase in airborne trace element concentrations above regional background levels. Resuspended surface soil and dust were identified as important components of these emissions. Finally, a preliminary data base of toxic volatile organic concentrations at the sampling sites is presented.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Place of PublicationChampaign, IL
PublisherIllinois Hazardous Waste Research and Information Center
StatePublished - Apr 1988

Publication series

NameRR Series (Hazardous Waste Research and Information Center)
No.22

Keywords

  • Air -- Pollution -- Illinois
  • Hazardous substances -- Environmental aspects -- Illinois
  • Hazardous wastes -- Incineration -- Illinois
  • Hazardous substances -- Illinois

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    Sweet, C. W., & Gatz, D. F. (1988). Atmospheric Research and Monitoring Study of Hazardous Substances: Third Annual Report. (RR Series (Hazardous Waste Research and Information Center); No. 22). Illinois Hazardous Waste Research and Information Center.