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Bureau Programs
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emission inventory
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state implementation plans (sips)
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emission statement program
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mobile source planning
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Cap & Trade Programs
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air quality modeling
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consumer products, portable fuel containers & architectural coatings
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TBAc Emissions Reporting
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public participation: reducing air pollution together
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Planning Information

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attainment areas status
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glossary & acrynoms
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ozone
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particulate matter
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regional haze
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Other NJDEP Programs of Interest

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Air Quality Education
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Office of Climate and Energy
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woodburning initiative
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green commuting
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environmental regulation
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bureau of air quality monitoring
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bureau of air quality permitting
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air regulation development
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air toxics
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bureau of technical services
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compliance & enforcement
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science & research
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clean air council
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diesel emission reduction program
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regional greenhouse gas initiative
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motor vehicle inspections
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Additional Resources

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what else you should know
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what you can do to reduce air pollution
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Hazardous air pollutants (HAPs) – chemicals that cause serious health and environmental effects. Health effects include cancer, birth defects, nervous system problems and death due to massive accidental releases such as occurred at the pesticide plant in Bhopal, India. HAPs are released by sources such as chemical plants, dry cleaners, printing plants, and motor vehicles (cars, trucks, buses, etc.)

HDDE – means a heavy-duty diesel engine. A diesel engine that is used to propel a heavy-duty diesel vehicle.

HDDV – means heavy-duty diesel vehicle. A motor vehicle with a GVWR greater than 14,000 pounds that is equipped with a heavy-duty diesel engine.

HDGV – means heavy-duty gasoline vehicle. A gasoline-fueled motor vehicle that has a GVWR exceeding 8,500 pounds and is designed primarily for transporting persons or property.

HP – means horsepower.

Hydrocarbons (HC) – means any compound or mixture of compounds whose molecules consist of atoms of hydrogen and carbon only.

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