COMPARISON OF MOBILE SOURCE EMISSION FROM AIRCRAFT, AUTOMOBILES, BUSES, TRUCKS, RAILROADS, AND ELECTRIC TRAINS (PROJECT EAGLE)

The study compares mobile source emissions from aircraft, automobiles, buses, trucks, railroads, and electric trains within the continental United States during the period 1940-1980. This includes air pollution created by operations of air carriers and military and general aviation aircraft. The pollutants considered for all these modes of transportation are carbon monoxide, hydrocarbons and nitrogen oxides and, in addition, for electric trains, pollutant values for sulfur oxices and particulates. It is demonstrated that for the period 1940-1980 public carriers including air transportation show significantly less air pollution than autos both in grams per passenger mile and total tons. (Author Modified Abstract)

  • Corporate Authors:

    Rutgers University, New Brunswick

    Eagleton Institute of Politics
    New Brunswick, NJ  USA  08903
  • Authors:
    • Bright, C
    • Lamminen, T
    • Hanko, K
    • Mullaly, J
  • Publication Date: 1972-12

Media Info

  • Pagination: 450 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00048011
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Defense Documentation Center
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Final Rpt
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jan 4 1974 12:00AM