March 19, 2022

Airborne Particulate Matter (PM) Articles

Airborne Particulate Matter (PM) Articles by Dr. Robert A. Michaels, NYPPL's science consultant, are available for free download via: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Robert_Michaels3/publications

Michaels, RA.  Serology testing for antibodies induced by Covid-19 may indicate past exposure without past infection.  Science Magazine, e-Letter, online: https://science.sciencemag.org/content/368/6495/1060/tab-e-letters, 18 June 2020;

Michaels, RA.  Legacy contaminants of emergent concern.  Conference presentation:  Energy and Environmental Law Section, New York State Bar Association, Annual Meeting, New York City, 31 January 2020;

Michaels, RA.  Confidence in courts:  a delicate balance.  Science Magazine, 357(6353):764, Letters, doi: 10.1126/science.aao3967, 25 August 2017;

Michaels, RA.  Environmental Moisture, Molds, and Asthma - Emerging Fungal Risks in the Context of Climate Change.  Environmental Claims Journal, 29(3):171-93, 2017; online:  https://doi.org/10.1080/10406026.2017.1345521, 26 July 2017;

Michaels. RA.  Particulate matter:  the Marines, EPA, and air quality. Guest Perspective. Arlington, Virginia; Risk Policy Report, 11(10):33-5, 26 October 2004;

Michaels, RA.  EPA can no longer ignore risks potentially posed by hours-long PM excursions.  Commentary.  Risk Policy Report, 8(9):35-9, 18 September 2001;

Michaels, RA; and MT Kleinman.  Effects exerted by PM in minutes to hours, involving immunological and electrophysiological mechanisms, can account for epidemiological associations of daily morbidity and mortality with 24-hour-average PM in air.  Inhalation Toxicology, 12(Supplement 2):151(Abstract), 2000;

Michaels, RA.; and MT Kleinman.  Incidence and apparent health-significance of brief airborne particle excursions.  Aerosol Science and Technology, 32:93-105, February 2000;

Michaels, RA.  Health effects of airborne particulate matter:  role of short-term exposures in producing chronic effects.  In:  Current Asbestos Issues, Sourcebook on Asbestos Diseases; George A. Peters and Barbara J. Peters, Editors.  Charlottesville, Virginia; Reed Elsevier, Inc.; Lexis Law Publishing Division; Volume 18, pp. 117-43, 1998;

Michaels, RA.  Permissible daily airborne particle mass levels encompass brief excursions to the ‘London fog’ range which may contribute to daily mortality and morbidity in communities.  Applied Occupational and Environmental Hygiene, 13(6):385-94, June 1998;

Michaels, RA.  Particulate matter policy.  Science, 278:1,696 (letter); 5 Dec. 1997; 

Michaels, RA.; and MT Kleinman.  Dose-dependent health risks support control of one-hour airborne particle levels.  Proceedings of the 90th Annual Meeting of the Air & Waste Management Association; Toronto, Ontario, Canada; 8-13 June 1997, 21 pp. 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, cosponsored by U. S. EPA and Air and Waste Management Association, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, 7-9 May 1996; pp. 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;

Michaels, RA.  Health Risks and Particle Monitoring:  New Technologies to Meet Emerging Data Needs, Including A One-Hour Upper Mass Limit in the Next National Ambient Air Quality Standard.  Robert A. Michaels; PhD, CEP; Project Director.  Schenectady, New York; RAM TRAC Corporation, 169 pp., 17 July 1995.

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