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Industrial Air Pollution
Pollution from industrial sources is a key component of urban air quality management in many cities.

Efforts to reduce industrial pollution often focus on developing environmental institutions and legal frameworks, either through command-and-control regulations or through market-based incentives. While these can and do work, the most success is achieved when there is an established culture of industrial environmental compliance. Cleaner production should be an essential part of any comprehensive pollution management system. Significant reductions in pollution loads can often be obtained at little cost, and efficient use of resources and waste reduction are preferable to reliance on "end-of-pipe" treatments.

The World Bank's Pollution Prevention and Abatement Handbook (1998) provides a wealth of information on these issues, together with recommended air emission guidelines for various industries.

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