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Institution
Author
National ambient air quality standards
Source: Urban Air Quality Management and Practice in Asian Cities, citing DOE 2001

Bangladesh has recently adopted the US EPA's NAAQS.

Land use category

8-hour average concentration in µg/m3

CO

NOx

SPM

SO2

Industrial/Mixed

5000

100

500

120

Commericial/Mixed

5000

100

400

100

Residential and Rural

2000

80

200

80

Sensitive

1000

30

100

30

Note: Sensitive areas include national monuments, hospitals, schools, and archaeological spots

Go to the BAQ 2004 website
Country / City
Bangladesh
Topics
Policies and instruments
Authors
Air Pollution Control Division
Urban Air Quality Management and Practice in Asian Cities

Secretariat: The World Bank & Asian Development Bank