Outpatient medical costs related to air pollution in the Portland, Oregon area

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Air -- Pollution -- Economic aspects., Air -- Pollution -- Physiological effect., Air -- Pollution -- Oregon -- Portland., Hospitals -- Rates., Air Pollution -- Portland, Or., Ambulatory Care -- Portland, Or., Costs and Cost Analysis., Hospital Outpatient Clinics -- Portland
Statementby John A. Jaksch [and] Herbert H. Stoevener.
SeriesSocioeconomic environmental studies series -- 1974, 17., Research reporting series -- 74-017.
ContributionsStoevener, H. H., Washington Environmental Research Center.
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Outpatient medical costs related to air pollution in the Portland, Oregon, area. Washington, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: John A Jaksch; H H Stoevener; Washington Environmental Research Center.

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The Valley Library Corvallis, Author: John August Jaksch. Title(s): Outpatient medical costs related to air pollution in the Portland, Oregon, John A. Jaksch [and] Herbert H. Stoevener. Country of Publication: United States Publisher: Washington, Get this from a library. Impact of air pollution on the consumption of medical services: cost of hospitalization in the Portland metropolitan area.

[Gobind Shewakram Bhagia; H H Stoevener; Corvallis Environmental Research Laboratory.; Oregon State University.; United States. Environmental Protection Agency. Office of Research and Development.]. AIRNow - Portland, OR Air Quality - AQI: Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups ( - ) Although general public is not likely to be affected at this AQI range, people with lung disease, older adults and children are at a greater risk from exposure to ozone, whereas persons with heart and lung disease, older adults and children are at greater risk from the presence of particles in the air.

The GAIA air quality monitoring stations are using high-tech laser particle sensors to measure in real-time PM pollution, which is one of the most harmful air pollutants.

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Very easy to set up, they only require a WIFI access point and a USB power supply. Once connected, air pollution levels are reported instantaneously and in real-time on our maps.

The Vehicle Inspection Program tests overvehicles every year in Portland and Medford and keeps over tons of pollution per day out of the air.

Oregon's Low Emission Vehicles Program requirements for new cars and trucks that began with the model year will reduce air toxics in Oregon between six and 11 percent by In the winter, DEQ issues advisories for particulate matter, for any area of the state when cold temperatures and stagnant air cause particle pollution levels to rise.

Many local jurisdictions issue wood-burning restrictions in the winter, limiting the use of wood stoves, fireplaces and outdoor fire pits. The Air Quality Index is a daily index of air quality that reports how clean the air is and provides information on potential health risks.

Oregon’s index is based on three pollutants regulated by the federal Clean Air Act: ground-level ozone, particle pollution and nitrogen dioxide. Use official Procedure Price Lookup tool to compare national average to Medicare costs in ambulatory surgical centers, hosptial outpatient departments.

Portland area has real air-quality challenges, prioritize air-quality projects and leverage state funds to find the most cost-effective gains in air quality. We'd like to see the Oregon's ICAA. Oregon's Indoor Clean Air Act (ICAA) protects nearly every Oregonian from the health risks of secondhand smoke.

The ICAA prohibits smoking in the workplace and within 10 feet of all entrances, exits and accessibility ramps that lead to and from an entrance or exit, windows that open and air.

Commuting can effect your health. The average person in Portland commutes minutes one-way, which is shorter than the US average of minutes. AIR QUALITY INDEX. The annual BestPlaces Air Quality Index for the Portland area is 21 (=best). The US average is DEQ monitors for certain air quality pollutants, specifically fine particulate matter, also known as PM throughout the Portland Metro region.

Recent monitoring data has shown high particulate levels at the DEQ air monitor located in Hillsboro (one of two monitors in Washington County). While the. National Air Quality Forecast Guidance Page.

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The starting point for graphical digital government air quality Guidance. Pollen and Air Quality forecast for Portland, OR with air quality index, pollutants, pollen count and pollution map from Weather Underground. Smokestacks emitting air pollution. Creative Commons/Flickr/World Bank Photo Collection.

A new report examines a variety of ways the Portland metropolitan area can reduce toxic air pollution. Using Department of Environmental Quality data, The Oregonian mapped the risk of air toxics by Census block for the Metro area.

The maps show DEQ’s estimates of average pollution in each Census block by compared to benchmark health goals known as “ambient benchmark concentrations,” which are set at very low levels.

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From tothe DEQ attempted to reduce the amount of toxic chemicals in the air through its Portland Air Toxic Solutions project, which identified unhealthy levels of.

The total health costs resulting from air pollution exposure in this area would be much greater when non-hospitalization costs are also included. Full text Get a printable copy (PDF file) of the complete article (M), or click on a page image below to browse page by page.

Air Quality Office: Email: @ Air Quality Office, Permitting Section: Air Toxics Program: or 3) Contact the office of your local political representatives, and ask them to do what they can to reduce emissions of industrial pollution in your city.

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Oregon environmental regulators on Friday announced 20 companies statewide that will face new scrutiny over air pollution and potential health risks. since a toxic air scare rocked Portland in. This sixth edition of the EPA Air Pollution Control Cost Manual was prepared by the Air Quality Strategies and Standards Division of the Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards, U.S.

Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, NC Mention of trade names or commercial products is. It can also reach outdoor air through the incineration of mercury-containing products. EPA has developed an extensive Web site related to mercury. National air pollution standards exist for hydrogen chloride (HCL), carbon monoxide (CO), lead (Pb), cadmium (Cd), particulate matter (PM), dioxin/furans, nitrogen oxides (NO x), and sulfur dioxide.

Other air pollution spikes can come from forest fires, which have increased in the West due to climate change. Oregon had record-breaking fire seasons in and The City of Portland, in Multnomah County, Oregon, has a population ofOregon-registered drivers with vehicles that require testing and living in Portland must get their vehicles to pass a smog check.

Check out our DMV & Emissions Testing Locations in Portland, Oregon page to find a DMV office or testing location in your area. Smog. Air contaminants are particles, liquids, and gases in the air that can be harmful to your health if you breathe them in, swallow them, or get them on your skin.

Oregon OSHA requires employers to set exposure limits for many air contaminants; you’ll find them in three “Z tables” in Oregon Rules for Air Contaminants (). the estimated beneficial impact of a policy or program to reduce emissions and improve the air quality. Economic assessments are used to evaluate the cost and the economic impact of a policy or regulation related to air quality management.

They can also be used to estimate the economic value of the benefits of an air pollution policy or program. Air sensors run by the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality since at least have shown that Portland's air generally contains too much arsenic, cadmium and.

Traffic-Related Air Pollution (TRAP), from motor vehicle emissions, may be the most recognizable form of air pollution. It contains most of the elements of human-made air pollution: ground-level ozone, various forms of carbon, nitrogen oxides, sulfur oxides, volatile organic compounds, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, and fine particulate matter.The following graphics show historical measuments of the Air Quality Index, which is used by both the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality and the U.S.

Environmental Protection Agency to detect pollutants in air. The AQI is made up of carbon monoxide, lead, nitrogen dioxide, ozone, particulate matter (PM10, PM) and sulphur dioxide. It's measured in parts per million and micrograms per.Choosing a quality outpatient center before you have a medical procedure is the best way to make sure that you'll receive excellent care.

Friends and family who have used outpatient services may tell you about their personal experiences. Often your doctor will know about the quality of outpatient services in your area.