Managing Air Quality in the U.S. A trip back in time…. Air Pollution – A Brief History. 1306: Queen Eleanor (wife of Edward the 1 st ) complained about dirty air – led to first air pollution ordinances. Meuse Valley, Belgium 1930. Air inversion results in 60 dead and thousands sick
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Managing Air Quality in the U.S.
A trip back in time…..
Meuse Valley, Belgium
Air inversion results in 60 dead and thousands sick
from exposure to industrial air emissions.
The Smoky City – Pittsburgh
Constructing the Empire State Building in the NY smog - 1930
Donora, PA 1948
Los Angeles 1955
Comparison: Growth Measures and Emissions 1970 - 2009