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WHO IARC classifies diesel exhaust as carcinogenic to humans (Group 1)

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After a week-long meeting of an expert working group, the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), which is part of the World Health Organization (WHO), classified diesel engine exhaust (DEE) as carcinogenic to humans (Group 1), based on sufficient evidence that exposure is associated with an increased risk for lung cancer.

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US study of miners links heavy exposure to diesel exhaust to increased risk of lung cancer death; researchers suggest implications for urban areas with high exhaust concentrations

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In a study of non-metal miners in the US, federal government scientists report that heavy exposure to diesel exhaust increased risk of death from lung cancer. For never-smokers, risk of lung cancer death increased with increasing diesel exhaust exposure. effect of diesel exhaust exposure on lung cancer mortality in.

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Study estimates 6% of lung cancer deaths in US and UK attributable to diesel exhaust

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In 2012, the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), which is part of the World Health Organization (WHO), classified diesel engine exhaust (DEE) as carcinogenic to humans (Group 1). Earlier post.). —Vermeulen et al. Roel Vermeulen, Debra T. Diesel Emissions Health'

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Study estimates the composition of non-exhaust atmospheric particulate matter from traffic

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A study by a team of researchers in the UK has estimated the contributions of brake dust, tire dust, and resuspended dust to non-exhaust traffic particles as. As a result, these non-exhaust emissions make up a similar proportion of the airborne particulate matter (PM) resulting from vehicle use as exhaust emissions.

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2012 Toyota Prius V: Service Alert (Exhaust Actuators)

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At the end of last week, Toyota quietly announced a service campaign to rectify a potential problem with the exhaust system on the 2012 Toyota Prius V.

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DOE awards $17M to FY 2014 SBIR Phase II projects; includes Si/graphene anodes, motor windings, exhaust treatments

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The selected 17 awards represent the best of nearly 1,000 ideas submitted for the FY 2012/13 Broad Based Topic Solicitation, DOE said. Hybrid Electric Turbocharger for Exhaust Energy Recovery and Transient Lag Reduction. A Novel Exhaust after Treatment Catalyst. Lead organization. Description. Mainstream Engineering Corp.

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First online measurement of gaseous sulfuric acid in diesel exhaust helps clarify role in formation of nucleation particles

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Researchers in Germany and Finland report the first online measurement of gaseous sulfuric acid (GSA) in the exhaust gas of a modern heavy-duty diesel engine in an effort to quantify the role of low-vapor-pressure gases in the formation of nucleation particles (NUP). of hydrocarbons) significantly. of hydrocarbons) significantly. Resources.

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