Diesel Truck Idling Emissions

@article{Miller2007DieselTI,
  title={Diesel Truck Idling Emissions},
  author={Terry L. Miller and Joshua S. Fu and Boris Hromis and John M. E. Storey and James E. Parks},
  journal={Transportation Research Record},
  year={2007},
  volume={2011},
  pages={49 - 56}
}
The University of Tennessee and Oak Ridge National Laboratory conducted a 5-month-long air monitoring study at the Watt Road interchange on I-40 in Knoxville, Tennessee, where 20,000 heavy-duty trucks travel the Interstate each day. In addition, three large truck stops are situated at this interchange, where as many as 400 trucks idle engines at night. As a result, high levels of PM2.5 have been measured near the interchange, often exceeding National Ambient Air Quality Standards. This paper… 
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