Houston TX Diesel Soot Particles in the Air

Diesel Soot Particles in the Air are less than 2.5 microns in size

Diesel Soot is made up of microscopic particles released from diesel trucks and buses.

Dr. Albert Rizzo of the ALA -- Particle pollution at levels currently labeled as officially 'safe' causes heart attacks, strokes and asthma attacks.

W.H.O. Declares Diesel Fumes Cause Lung Cancer   1um= 1 micron

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The Small Diesel Size Particles entering your building come from the Vehicle Exhaust and Tire and Brake Wear.

 

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Highway 59 and Bissonnet St 260,000 Car and Truck per Day (1.25 Million/Week) Traffic Intersection (2010 TX DOT)

It rained Saturday 6/30/2012 and Sunday 7/1/2012

PM2.5    30 ug/m3   ~~  500,000 particle count @ 0.5 microns

 

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Bellaire and 610 Loop is a 200,000 Car and Truck per Day (1 Million/Week) Traffic Intersection (2010 TX DOT)

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http://ftp.dot.state.tx.us/pub/txdot-info/tpp/traffic_counts/2010/hou_base.pdf   |  http://www.txdot.gov/travel/traffic_maps/2010.htm

We can measure your Buildings Indoor & Outdoor Air Quality near busy intersections.

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Houston Tx Air Pollution PM 2.5  -- Particles < 2.5 microns are monitored by the State of Texas TCEQ. Most of the monitoring stations are near the chemical refineries.

http://www.tceq.state.tx.us/cgi-bin/compliance/monops/particulates.pl?region_crit=12

 

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