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Exposure to Air Pollution From Transitional Household Fuels

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Exposure to Air Pollution From Transitional Household Fuels
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Aletta Terblanche, Catherine M, E Nel, Louise Opperman, Helena Nyikos
Abstract
For decades, coal has been and will continue to be the dominant energy source in South Africa. Approximately 60 per cent of the population relies on low-quality coal as its primary household energy source. The coal typically used for household energy in South Africa has a high ash content (43 per cent), a low volatile content (19 per cent), a sulphur content of around 0.19 per cent and a calorific value of less than 25 MJ (megajoules)/kg...
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35
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AirPollution    TraditionalFuels    BoilingPoint34   

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