Gasoline vapors lead to the formation of ground level ozone, an air pollutant that can trigger health problems including aggravated asthma, reduced lung capacity, and increased susceptibility to respiratory illnesses like pneumonia and bronchitis.
What does GV stand for?
GV stands for Gasoline Vapor
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- Guyana (ISO Country code)
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- Guyana Sugar Corporation, Inc
- Gay Urban Youth Zone (Canada; sexual health awareness)
- Guards Union of Zambia
- Gas and Vapor (air sampling)
- Gas Valve
- Gas Vent
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Werke Classic Coach owner Gary Cove, who lost a number of pricey classic automobiles in the fire, said he complained to town fire officials about gasoline vapors and what he saw as careless use of cutting torches as recently as a month before the five-alarm blaze destroyed his business.
The complete, corrected release follows: Special Gas Tank Caters to All-Electric Chevy Volt Drivers Pressure-Sealed steel fuel tank contains gasoline vapors from sporadic engine use WARREN, Mich.
Before you turn on your ventilation blower in the bilge, smell for gasoline vapors.
Ozone pollution is caused by a mixture of volatile organic compounds, some of which are found in gasoline vapors, and others, like carbon monoxide, that come from car exhaust.
And, starting in 2011, gas station owners across Oregon will be required to use technology that captures gasoline vapors normally emitted when underground tanks are filled.
The victim was injured when the gasoline vapors ignited, but was able to evacuate the dwelling.
States will then have to submit State Implementation Plans outlining how they will meet the ozone control standards, and could include things like tighter controls on industrial facility emissions, additional requirements for transportation sources, gasoline vapor recovery controls and more.