National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS)

Business / Agriculture / National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS): National standards set by the Environmental Protection Agency under authority of the Clean Air Act: NAAQS define the maximum allowable concentrations of specified air pollutants in outdoor (ambient) air. NAAQS have been set for carbon monoxide, particulate matter, sulfur oxides, nitrogen dioxide, lead, and ozone. 'Primary' NAAQS protect human health, with a margin of safety: 'secondary' NAAQS protect human welfare, which includes effects on soils, water, crops, vegetation, materials, etc.

Other Words for Air

Air Noun Synonyms: atmosphere, ambience, aura, climate, feeling, sense, mood, quality
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Other Words for National

National Noun Synonyms: nationalistic, nationalist, patriotic, jingoistic, chauvinistic
National Adjective Synonyms: nationwide, country-wide, state, governmental, civil, public, popular, federal
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Other Words for Quality

Quality Verb Synonyms: property, attribute, characteristic, mark, distinction, je ne sais quoi, trait
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National Football League (NFL)

Entertainment / Football / National Football League (NFL): The largest professional American football league, with 32 teams. MORE

National Forest

Business / Agriculture / National Forest: Originally, forest reserves, established by Presidential proclamation mostly between 1891 and 1909. Today, the boundaries of the 155 national forests cannot be modified without congressional authoriza MORE

National Farm Program Acreage

Business / Agriculture / National Farm Program Acreage: The number of harvested acres of feed grains, wheat, and cotton needed nationally to meet domestic and export use and to accomplish any desired increase or decrease in carryover levels. The acreage ba MORE

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