Area Source

Meaning, Term, and Glossary Definition - What is Area Source?

Any source of air pollution that is released over a relatively small area but which cannot be classified as a point source. Such sources may include vehicles and other small engines, small businesses and household activities, or biogenic sources such as a forest that releases hydrocarbons.

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Area of Review   Attainment Area   Class I Area   Contamination Source Inventory   Geothermal Source Heat Pump   Homogeneous Area   Indirect Source   Industrial Source Reduction   Major Stationary Sources   
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