Ironically, against this backdrop, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSE) and the National Cancer institute (NCI), released the Diesel Exhaust in Miners Study (DEMS) in 2012, a deeply flawed and expensive endeavor to examine the potential health effect of diesel exhaust exposure on miners working in nonmetal mines dating back over a half century.
What does DE stand for?
DE stands for Diesel Exhaust
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- Deutsch (German)
- Deutschland (German: Germany)
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- Development Engineer
- Development Ephemeris (Jet Propulsion Laboratory)
- Development Estimate
- Device End
- Diatomaceous Earth (filter)
- Dictation Equipment
- Diesel Engine
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The (expert) working group found that diesel exhaust is a cause of lung cancer and also noted a positive association with an increased risk of bladder cancer," it said in a statement.
In 1988, the IARC had classified diesel exhaust as "probably" carcinogenic.
In comparison, the current mainstream diesel exhaust treatment equipment uses platinum as the purification catalyst, making its costs more expensive and susceptible to price fluctuations.
THE EUROPEAN Commission has approved without conditions the creation of a German joint venture manufacturing diesel exhaust treatment technology for plant.
The message from our study is that exposure to diesel exhaust for just a short time period of two months could give even normal tissue the potential to develop a tumor," explains Qinghua Sun, assistant professor of environmental health sciences.
Diesel exhaust includes carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, nitrogen oxides, sulphur oxides, hydrocarbons and unburned carbon particles.
Diesel exhaust from sources such as buses, trucks, and farm equipment is a major component of air pollution around the world and has been linked with lung cancer and other illnesses.