One program regulates emissions of volatile organic chemicals (VOCs) such as nitrogen oxide, the other regulates hazardous air pollutants (HAPs), in this case benzene, ethyl-benzene, toluene and xylene (BTEX).
What does VOC stand for?
VOC stands for Volatile Organic Chemical (classification)
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We have 116 other meanings of VOC in our Acronym Attic
- Vitium Organicum Cordis
- Vlaamse Oldtimer Club (Dutch: Flemish Oldtimer Club; automobile club; Belgium)
- Voice of Criticism
- Voice of Customer (marketing)
- Voice of the Customer (systems engineering)
- Voice of the Customer (US Postal Service)
- Voice-Over Credits
- Voices of Chinese
Samples in periodicals archive:
The New Source Performance Standards would ostensibly reduce emissions of methane, among other volatile organic chemicals.
Union Pacific Railroad operations that began more than a century ago have contaminated the groundwater in the area with volatile organic chemicals known to increase the risk of cancer.
These include high levels of lead, mercury, volatile organic chemicals, pesticide runoff (including massive amounts of Round-Up sprayed along roadways and in power line rights-of-way), fertilizer runoff, and the list goes on.
Coletta, spokesman for the state Department of Environmental Protection, said testing of two Quaboag River water samples pretty much ruled out poison or volatile organic chemicals.
Thin-film sensors can be made from these nanofibers with superior sensitivity to a variety of gas vapors, including acids, bases, redox active vapors, alcohols, and volatile organic chemicals.