Notes from the 2003 MIT Symposium on Particulate Matter

December 2003
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Notes from the 2003 MIT Symposium on Particulate Matter

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MARAMA was among the symposiums co-sponsors, which also included NESCAUM, EPA, DOE, DOT, CARB, the Health Effects Institute, the National Commission on Energy Policy, the Diesel Technology Forum, API, EPRI, Cummins, Exxon, Ford, PSEG, and Sunoco. Bob Slott of the MIT Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences Department, and Praveen Amar of NESCAUM were the primary organizers of the symposium.

Presentations on the following major topics are summarized: PM characteristics, PM standards, public outreach information, PM monitoring, health effects, analysis of PM, control strategies, and control policy.