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Air quality effects of alternative fuels

Air quality effects of alternative fuels

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Published by National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Available from National Technical Information Service (NTIS), U.S. Dept. of Commerce in Golden, Colo, Springfield, VA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Internal combustion engines, Spark ignition -- Alternate fuels.,
  • Diesel motor -- Alternate fuels.,
  • Air quality management.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementP. Guthrie ... [et al.].
    ContributionsGuthrie, P., National Renewable Energy Laboratory (U.S.)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTP343 .A393 1997
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL409141M
    LC Control Number98110446

    Paraffinic fuels can lead to immediate improvements in air quality. ASFE promotes paraffinic fuels. Paraffinic fuels are clean, high quality diesel fuels made from a wide variety of feedstocks, namely BTL (biomass to liquid), GTL (gas to liquid), and HVO (Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil). Impact of Biodiesel Fuels on Air Quality and Human Health: Task 2 Report; The Impact of Biodiesel Fuels on Ozone Concentrations Full Record Other Related Research.

    Construction Impacts On The Environment: Strategies For Improvement Pavement construction practice has changed significantly over the last several decades. Utilizing new technologies have resulted in improving pavement quality and construction efficiency while decreasing environmental impacts. Alternative fuels include gaseous fuels such as hydrogen, natural gas, and propane; alcohols such as ethanol, methanol, and butanol; vegetable and waste-derived oils; and electricity. These fuels may be used in a dedicated system that burns a single fuel, or in a mixed system with other fuels including traditional gasoline or diesel, such as in.

    Air Toxics. Carbonaceous Soot and Secondary Fine Aerosols. Impacts of Alternative Fuel Usage on Urban Air Quality. Oxygenated Fuels. Methanol. Ethanol. Methyl tert-butyl ether (MTBE) and other oxygenated fuels. Methane (Compressed Natural Gas) and Liquefied Petroleum Gas. Fuel Cells. Biodiesel Fuels. Regional and Global Issues of Alternative. Alternative Fuels Data Center: 12/4/ Brochures & Fact Sheets: National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, Colorado. The Alternative Fuels Data Center (AFDC) provides a wealth of information and data on alternative and renewable fuels, advanced vehicles, fuel-saving strategies, and emerging transportation technologies.


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Alternative Fuels And Air Quality. ) use a grid-based airshed model to look at the air-quality effects methanol could have in the Los Angeles basin in two future years: and Russell et al. () found peak ozone reductions of % independing on the fuel type simulated, and of about 4% in The National.

Since no U.S. fuels contain lead, it is not considered in our emissions comparisons for alternative fuels. Non-Criteria Pollutants. Some of the most harmful pollutants are not specifically regulated in the Clean Air Act.

Scientists have documented negative effects of these emissions pollutants and grouped them into multiple overlapping categories. A 9-point lean direct low emissions combustor concept was utilized to evaluate gaseous emissions performance of two bio- derived alternative jet fuels and a JP-8 fuel for comparison.

â ¢ The bio-derived jet fuels utilized for the testing included a Hydroprocessed Esters and Fatty Acids (HEFA) or sometimes termed Hydrotreated Renewable Jet.

Air pollution from cities also affects rural areas for many miles downwind. In less developed regions, indoor air pollution from open fires burning wood and other fuels for heating and cooking can be a significant health hazard.

Every industrial process exhibits its own pattern of air pollution. Air Pollution and Health is the first fully comprehensive and current account of air pollution science and it impact on human health. It ranges in scope from meteorology, atmospheric chemistry, and particle physics to the causes and scope of allergic reactions and.

Environmental Impact of Alternative Fuels and Vehicle Technologies: A Life Cycle Assessment Perspective hydrogen fuel cell vehicle (FCV), and biodiesel vehicles was made. Results are shown for climate change, air quality effects and Energy resource depletion impact of the different vehicle technologies.

As recommended by the results, none Cited by: To support the Alternative Fuels Utilization Program, a comparison of potential air quality effects of alternative transportation fuels is being performed.

This report presents the results of Phase 1 of this program, focusing on reformulated gasoline (RFG), methanol blended with 15 percent gasoline (M85), and compressed natural gas (CNG).

Energy, air quality, and fuels, [National Research Council (U.S.). Transportation Research Board.; Committee on Transportation and Air Quality, and Committee on Alternative Transportation Fuels.

fuel-cycle energy and emission effects of possible replacements due to the toxic air contaminant diesel particulate decision. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Energy, air quality, and fuels Washington, D.C.: Transportation Research Board, (OCoLC) Alternative Fuels Research EPA researches and evaluates the feasibility of running vehicles on non-petroleum fuels, such as alcohol fuels.

The use of alternative fuels can potentially lower emissions of criteria pollutants and greenhouse gases, and reduce America’s dependence on imported oil. The book, ‘Climate Change Reconsidered II: Fossil Fuels’ is available online for free, in PDF format, at This publication consists of a large book ( pages) including a 23 page Summary for Policymakers which is also presented as a separate booklet.

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Alternative fuels and power for vehicles We can all reduce pollution by reducing the number of miles we drive and operating our vehicles properly.

Developing and using cleaner-burning, alternative fuels, is another way to reduce carbon dioxide and other vehicle emissions. Vehicles Cause Several Emission/Air Quality Concerns – PM and O 3 Most Widespread Health Threats 4 Carbon monoxide (CO) – At low levels can exacerbate cardiovascular disease, by reducing O 2 delivery – At high levels can be poisonous Particulate matter (PM) –.

INTEGRATING ALTERNATIVE FUELS INTO LONG-TERM AIR QUALITY PLANNING Table of Contents ICF International iii July Abbreviations and Acronyms AC Alternative current AFV Alternative Fuel Vehicle B5 5% by volume blend of biodiesel with diesel B20 20% by volume blend of biodiesel with diesel B50 50% by volume blend of biodiesel with diesel B % by volume biodiesel.

Fuels Air pollution from brake dust may be as harmful as diesel exhaust on immune cells Liza Selley, a postdoctoral research fellow at the University of Cambridge discusses her new research outlining the dangerous effects of.

Effects of Oxygenated Fuels and RVP on Automotive Emissions - Auto/Oil Air Quality Improvement Program Exhaust and evaporative emissions were measured as a function of gasoline composition and fuel vapor pressure in a fleet of 20 by: Alternative fuels, known as non-conventional and advanced fuels, are any materials or substances that can be used as fuels, other than conventional fuels like; fossil fuels (petroleum (oil), coal, and natural gas), as well as nuclear materials such as uranium and thorium, as well as artificial radioisotope fuels that are made in nuclear reactors.

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