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    While air pollution control devices and programs are the primary method of reducing emissions, urban air pollution can be further mitigated through planning and design strategies, including vegetation preservation and planting, building design and development, installing roadside and near-source structures, and modifying surrounding terrain features.

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    Baldauf, Richard; Nowak, David. 2014. Vegetation and other development options for mitigating urban air pollution impacts. In: Freedman, Bill, ed. Global environmental change. Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer: 479-485.


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    Urban air quality, Vegetation, Noise barriers, Mitigation, Urban design

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