National Emissions Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants

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The US emissions standard, defined by the Environmental Protection Agency, for an air pollutant that is not covered by NAAQS but may cause an increase in fatalities or in serious, irreversible, or incapacitating illness. Primary standards are designed to protect human health, secondary standards to protect public welfare (including buildings, visibility, crops, and domestic animals).

Subjects: Environmental Science.

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