Particulate Matter

Particulates – also known as atmospheric aerosol particles, atmospheric particulate matter, particulate matter (PM), or suspended particulate matter (SPM) – are microscopic particles of solid or liquid matter suspended in the air. The term aerosol commonly refers to the particulate/air mixture, as opposed to the particulate matter alone. Sources of particulate matter can be natural or anthropogenic. They have impacts on climate and precipitation that adversely affect human health, in ways additional to direct inhalation. Types of atmospheric particles include suspended particulate matter; thoracic and respirable particles; inhalable coarse particles, designated PM10, which are coarse particles with a diameter of …



New Brunswick Health Council · 26 September 2023 English

POPULATION HEALTH Physical environment Province New Brunswick Built Environment Household and place of work Own a dwelling % | 2016 74 Rent a dwelling % | 2016 25 Live in …

CO₂ equivalent (Mt CO₂ eq) | 2019 12 Fine particulate matter (PM2.5) Parts per billion (ppb) | 2018 6

CELA: Canadian Environmental Law Association · 20 September 2023 English

Our Local Air Quality Regulation aims to limit exposure to air contaminants by requiring industry to operate responsibly and transparently to protect human health and the environment. [...] ArcelorMittal Dofasco …

benzene, benzo(a)pyrene, sulphur dioxide, fine particulate matter, and greenhouse gases, among other pollutants

Oceans North · 14 September 2023 English

Nova Scotia Lobster Fleet Electrification Assessment September, 2023 Nova Scotia Lobster Fleet Electrification Assessment CONTACT US AUTHORS Oceans North The report was written by Oceans North with 236 Metcalfe …

voyage energy emissions, meaning that harmful particulate matter, NOx and CO2e were converted to battery-electric

CELA: Canadian Environmental Law Association · 29 August 2023 English

EJ Fact Sheet: Built Environment - Final Environmental Racism and Environmental Justice The disproportionate burden of The fair treatment and meaningful environmental harms on Indigenous and involvement of all people …

polluting industries Particulate matter: excessive inhalation of particulate matter has been linked with

CELA: Canadian Environmental Law Association · 28 August 2023 English

On the banks of the Saugeen River in the municipality of Brockton lies the town of Walkerton, home to Ontario's most infamous and tragic water crisis. [...] The tragic events …

monitored 46 locations across Ottawa for Particulate Matter 2.5 (PM2.5), with the aim of having a robust Government of Canada. (14 April 2021). “Fine particulate matter.” Government of Canada. Online: https://www

National Collaborating Centre for Environmental Health · 23 August 2023 English

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TEEB: The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity · 17 August 2023 English

The plain region of the state is known as the Tarai-Bhabar region comprising of Haridwar, Udham Singh Nagar, and parts of the Nainital and Dehradun districts. [...] The water holding …

agriculture contribute to the increase in levels of particulate matter (PM 2.5), ground-level O3 and NO2 in the

CUPE: Canadian Union of Public Employees · 16 August 2023 English

Workers have the right to know about hazards at work and to participate in the workplace health and safety system. [...] The health risks depend on factors like the smoke …

chemical reactions in the atmosphere. • Fine particulate matter (PM2.5) consisting of small particles that

Pembina Institute for Appropriate Development · 31 July 2023 English

We respectfully acknowledge the space our organization is headquartered in as the traditional and ancestral territories of the Blackfoot Confederacy, comprised of the bands Siksika, Piikani, and Kainai, the Îyârhe …

toxic organic compounds, nitrous oxides, and particulate matter — conducted by Health Canada in 2016 concludes

CGA: Canadian Gas Association · 31 July 2023

of Environmental Research and Public Health et affirme que près de 13 % des cas actuels In a statement released a day after the d’asthme chez les enfants aux États-Unis …

l’International Journal monoxide and fine particulate matter. of Environmental Research and Public Health

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