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The Impact of some Fuels on the Environment

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  • Camelia Georgeta CALIN

    (The Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies, Romania)

  • Claudia SIMA

    (The Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies, Romania)

Abstract

The present study wishes to bring to the attention of the reader the alarming impact that the common benzene molecule has on the environment, with unimaginable implications on the human being. Although it has a great economic importance, being used in many industries, specialists are underlining the fact that benzene is extremely toxic, even in small quantities. In this document there are mentioned, under the form of case studies, the risks that those working in the presence of benzene fumes have to face.

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  • Camelia Georgeta CALIN & Claudia SIMA, 2005. "The Impact of some Fuels on the Environment," Economia. Seria Management, Faculty of Management, Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest, Romania, vol. 8(1), pages 33-43, July.
  • Handle: RePEc:rom:econmn:v:8:y:2005:i:1:p:33-43
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    1. Petrick, Martin & Ditges, C. Markus, 2000. "Risk in agriculture as impediment to rural lending: the case of North-Western Kazakhstan," IAMO Discussion Papers 24, Leibniz Institute of Agricultural Development in Transition Economies (IAMO).
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    Keywords

    benzene fumes; air pollution; environmental effects;

    JEL classification:

    • Q51 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Environmental Economics - - - Valuation of Environmental Effects
    • Q53 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Environmental Economics - - - Air Pollution; Water Pollution; Noise; Hazardous Waste; Solid Waste; Recycling

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