In it, EPA proposed a standard that would allow 12 micrograms of particulate matter per cubic meter and would retain the 24-hour reading at 35 micrograms per cubic meter.
What does ug stand for?
ug stands for Microgram (µg is more correct)
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We have 9 other meanings of ug in our Acronym Attic
- United Farm Women of Ontario (est. 1918)
- United Farm Workers Organizing Committee
- United Faculty of Washington State
- United Farm Workers Union (national labor organization)
- United Faculty of Western Washington (Western Washington University union; Bellingham, WA)
- University of New South Wales Foundation Year (Sydney, Australia)
- Utah Federation for Youth (est. 1980; Salt Lake City, UT)
- Ultra-Wideband Friendly Zone
- UWB (Ultra-Wide Bandwidth) Friendly Zone (Singapore)
- Geometrical Unsharpness
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Rockwell Collins declared that it has been contracted by the AeroVironment for the supply of its MicroGRAM GPS receiver for the Wasp AE small unmanned aircraft system, bringing secure, jam-resistant GPS capability to a micro UAV for the first time.
NYSE: FRX) today announced positive top-line results of ATTAIN, a six month double-blind placebo-controlled pivotal Phase III study comparing the efficacy and safety of inhaled aclidinium bromide 200 micrograms and 400 micrograms twice daily (BID) versus placebo, in 828 patients with moderate to severe COPD.
While the Chinese government believed that Beijing's air quality would be above World Health Organization standards during the Olympics, () the day before the games, the British Broadcasting Company reported that particulate matter 10 registered at "191 micrograms per cubic metre.
In particular, women who could become pregnant should take 400 micrograms of folic acid every day to reduce the risk of neural tube birth defects like spina bifida.
Although a reduction of 1 microgram might seem inconsequential, EPA's own impact analysis states that if the standard were lowered from 15 micrograms to 14 micrograms, an additional 1,000 to 11,000 lives would be saved.
Fine particulates in smoke blowing in from the 17-day-old Day Fire in Ventura County topped more than 130 micrograms per cubic meter in early afternoon, according to monitoring by the Antelope Valley Air Pollution Control District, which issued a health advisory warning people to stay indoors and limit prolonged exertion.
Further investigation has revealed that about 30 percent of wells in Bangladesh contain arsenic levels of more than 50 micrograms per liter ([micro]g/L) of water, and 5 to 10 percent of the country's wells test at levels of more than 300 micrograms per liter.