There were reductions in the average concentration of sulfur dioxide (-60 percent), carbon monoxide (-48 percent), nitrogen dioxide (-43 percent), elemental carbon (-36 percent), PM2.
What does EC stand for?
EC stands for Elemental Carbon
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We have 125 other meanings of EC in our Acronym Attic
- Electron Configuration
- Electronic Checking
- Electronic Cinema
- Electronic Clipboard
- Electronic Combat
- Electronic Commerce
- Electronic Component
- Electronic Copy (also seen as ECOPY)
- Electronically Challenged
- Electronics Company
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Importantly, diesel exhaust levels were quantified by measurements and estimates of one of its key components, respirable elemental carbon, which is considered the best index of diesel exhaust in underground mining.
Outcomes were evaluated in workers exposed to diesel exhaust at eight nonmetal mining facilities in the United States using retrospective quantitative estimates of respirable elemental carbon (REC) exposures as a surrogate for diesel exhaust exposure.
According to Pamela Lundquist of the nonprofit Children's Health Environmental Coalition (CHEC), this black soot deposit "is primarily made up of elemental carbon, but may also contain phthalates and volatile organic compounds like benzene and toluene, which can cause cancer and neurological damage.
Elemental carbon analysis showed the material also contained 9.
NIEHS said the researchers also tracked levels of air pollutants such as nitrogen dioxide, acid vapor, elemental carbon and particulate matter in the 12 Southern California communities where the children lived.
The pollutants most associated with these diseases appear to be carbon monoxide, elemental carbon, organic carbon, and large ("coarse") particulates.