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  • n. Plural form of airshed.


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  • No one is going to strand their assets by stopping them from dumping their mercury, coal ash, and carbon dioxide into their neighbors 'yards, waters, and airsheds!

    Carl Pope: Who's Stranded Now?

  • We should vastly expand the fight for dean air with a total attack on pollution at its sources, and -- because air, like water, does not respect manmade boundaries -- we should set up "regional airsheds" throughout this great land.

    State of the Union Address (1790-2001)

  • The benefit to citizens of urban airsheds is enormous.

  • Solutions to the coastal eutrophication problem require changes in all these activities within the watersheds and airsheds connected to coastal waters.

    Featured Articles - Encyclopedia of Earth

  • Forty-nine percent of New Zealanders currently live in 26 airsheds that breech the national air quality standards.

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  • Implementing the standard in 2013 with mandatory offsets will also enable regional councils to reduce pollution in over allocated airsheds more quickly, and this will save thousands of lives.

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  • The mandatory offset scheme should eventually be phased out, with industry regulations requiring that resource consents be denied if they increase pollution in over-allocated airsheds.

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  • The current NES on air quality does nothing to set a bottom line regulation of particulate emissions from industry in airsheds that are not monitored or do not breech the standard.

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  • In polluted airsheds, new polluting industry will increase harmful particulates in the air, and therefore result in harmful health consequences and additional deaths to New Zealanders living in those airsheds.

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  • Is it practical to require mandatory offsets in over-allocated airsheds?

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