Health Risk Values for Air Pollutants Update

SEEK Updated
10/12/2015
Resource Types: 
Pamphlet
Abstract: 

A periodic news Update about air contaminant rules being developed by the Minnesota Department of Health. These rules, called "Health Risk Values" for Air Pollutants, will specify an amount of a chemical, emitted to ambient air, to which most people can be exposed without significantly increasing their health risks. Ambient air refers to the surrounding air, and does not include workplace exposures). These rules will provide a health-based "yardstick" for determining safe exposure levels of contaminants.

Author: 
Minnesota Department of Health Environmental Health Division
Topic Areas: 
Health
Air
Science
Pollution Prevention
Target Audience: 
All
Business Community
Regulated Community
Citizen and Youth Groups
Geographic Location: 
All Minnesota
Outside Minnesota
Enhancements / Connections: 

See Minnesota Rules. Adoption anticipated in 1997.

Pages/Length: 
2
Date Produced/Published: 
7/96
Fee: 
No
Library loan: 
No
Quantity: 
500
Is training required?: 
No
Seasonal: 
No
Contact(s) or order information.: 

Minnesota Department of Health
Health Risk Assessment Unit
P.O. Box 64975
St. Paul, MN 55164-0975
(651) 215-0950