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2009 IESS - Air Quality Assessment of a Thermal Power Producing Area in Ghana: A Case Study of the Air Emissions of Takoradi Thermal Power Station and Its Effects on the People of Aboadze

Air quality assessment was done in a thermal power producing area in Ghana called Aboadze from the period of October 2008 to March 2009. This coastal village of Aboadze is located 15km east of Takoradi, the capital town of the Western region of Ghana. This research determined the levels of the oxides of nitrogen (NOx), sulphur dioxide (SO2), particulate matter (PM10) and noise in the ambient environment.

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