By A.J. Dragt, J. van Ham
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Also be following with interest your sessions on t h e possibilities, experiences and problems of various gas purification and odor removal techniques. 4 Communication Finally, a complete policy on tackling foul odors will require t h e development of good communication between all the parties involved. In this connection I would once again like t o stress t h a t stench is primarily a nuisance, a problem of individual experience. In t h e symposium t h e emphasis is strongly on a technical approach t o t h e problem of stench, which is useful.
They really a r e less healthy. The WHO says: "Health is a s t a t e of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely t h e absence of disease and infirmity". Unhealthiness caused by stench is - contrary t o what many complainants feel - not caused by t h e f a c t t h a t what one smells is poisonous. Stench damages health because of t h e irritation i t causes. So above all stench is a m a t t e r of nuisance. Stench is also a m a t t e r of experience. While one person may find an odor divine, another may turn his nose up a t it.
Biotechniques for air pollution abatement and odour control policies: proceedings of an international symposium, Maastricht, the Netherlands, 27-29 October, 1991 by A.J. Dragt, J. van Ham