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Cleaner transportation fuels for air quality management
Deteriorating air quality is a growing concern in urban centers in developing countries. Urban air pollution imposes significant economic and human costs.

In fast-growing developing countries, economic costs of air pollution are estimated to be a significant percentage of GDP. Moreover, the costs are borne disproportionately by the poor. Vehicle emissions are a major contributor to urban air pollution. Improving the quality of transportation fuels is an important step in mitigating vehicle emissions.


Cleaner transportation fuels for air quality managementCleaner transportation fuels for air quality management
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In Energy Issues No. 13, The World Bank, Washington DC, 1998, 8pp. (EnergyIssues, World Bank)

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Vehicular air pollution / Cleaner fuels and energy sources
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World Bank Group
Kojima, Masami
Mayorga-Alba, Eleodoro
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