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New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services
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Air Pollutants of Concern
Regulated Toxic Air Pollutants (RTAPS)

Properties
Includes several volatile and non-volatile compounds with varying effects of human health. This category includes a substantial number of metals and organic compounds.

Sources
Emitted by a variety of industrial and manufacturing sources. Some RTAPs can even be formed in the atmosphere from other air pollutants under certain conditions.

Effects
A variety of acute and chronic health effects depending on the specific compound.

Description
Complete information on RTAPs can be found on the Air Toxic Pollutants page.




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