Al Madhoun, Wesam Ahmed and Ramli, Nor Azam and Yahaya, Ahmad Shukri and Md Yusuf, Noor Faizah Fitri and Ghazali, Nurul Adyani and Sansuddin, Nurulilyana (2008) A Framework For Monitoring And Modelling Of Btex In Various Development Statuses In Penang, Malaysia. In: International Conference on Environment 2008 (ICENV 2008): Environmental Management On Technology Towards Sustainable Development, 15 – 17 December 2008, G Hotel Penang,Malaysia.
The development and urbanization process in Malaysia are believed to contribute to the deterioration of air quality. The rapid growth of the Malaysian economy lead to the increase of motor vehicles ownership, in 2006, there 6.91 million registered cars running on the roads in Malaysia. Benzene, Toluene, Ethylbenzene and Xylene (BTEX) form an important group of aromatic Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs), emitted mainly from cars, where BTEX is a known carcinogenic.
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