The articles listed below addressing Ammonia and Emergency Exposure by NYPPL's science consultant, Dr. Robert A. Michaels, are available for "download" from the Internet without charge using the URL set out below:
Michaels, RA. Emergency planning and the acute toxic potency of inhaled ammonia. Environmental Health Perspectives, 107(8):617-27, August 1999;
Michaels, RA. Emergency planning: critical evaluation of AEGLs for ammonia. New York City, American Institute of Chemical Engineers; AIChE Technical Manual: Ammonia Plant Safety, 38:179-84, 1998.
Michaels, RA. Emergency planning: critical evaluation of proposed AEGLs for ammonia. Process Safety Progress, 17(2):134-7, 1998;
Michaels, RA. Emergency planning: critical evaluation of proposed Acute Exposure Guideline Levels (AEGLs) for ammonia. Proceedings of the 42nd Annual Safety In Ammonia Plants and Related Facilities Symposium, American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE), San Francisco, 8 pages, 22-25 September 1997;
Michaels, RA. Acute Exposure Guideline Level (AEGL) development for emergency planning: the ammonia example. Risk Policy Report, 4(8):34-6, 18 Aug. 1997;
Michaels, RA. Ammonia under the safety spotlight again. Nitrogen (London), 228:27-31, July/ August 1997.
Michaels, RA; and Michael T. Kleinman. Dose-dependent health risks support control of one-hour airborne particle levels. Proceedings, 90th Annual Meeting of the Air & Waste Management Association; Toronto, Ontario, Canada; 8-13 June 1997, 21 pages 1997;
Michaels, RA. A technically supportable middle ground in the particulate matter debate. Commentary. Risk Policy Report, 4(4):35-7, 18 April 1997;
Michaels, RA. Airborne particle excursions contributing to daily average particle levels may be managed via a one-hour standard, with possible public health benefits. Aerosol Science and Technology, 25:437-44, November 1996;
Michaels, RA. Health risks support a one-hour airborne particle standard with data acquisition via rapid automated monitoring instrumentation. In: Measurement of Toxic and Related Air Pollutants, U. S. EPA and Air and Waste Management Association; Research Triangle Park, North Carolina; 7-9 May 1996; pages 201-7, 1996;
Michaels, RA. Health risks and particle monitoring: new technologies to meet emerging data needs. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; 14th Annual Meeting, American Association for Aerosol Research, Abstracts, page 338, 9-13 October 1995;
Watson, John G…. RA Michaels…, et al. Measurement methods to determine compliance with ambient air quality standards for suspended particles, 1995 Critical Review Discussion. Journal of the Air & Waste Management Association, 45:9, 666-84, doi: 10.1080/10473289.1995.10467395, September 1995.
Dr. Robert A. Michaels; PhD, CEP
President, RAM TRAC Corporation Schenectady, New York