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High Tech Environmental Vehicles for High Tech Environmental Equipment Supplier

by Enviro Technology Services plc  (Apr. 14, 2015)

Here is a conundrum. What do you do if you are a leading environmental monitoring technology supply firm, specialising in air quality monitoring, and your single biggest environmental impact comes from your own fleet of company vehicles? The problem is compounded when you factor in your large team of field service engineers travelling the length ...

Enitial use TDL-500 for emissions monitoring - Case Study

by Geotech  (Apr. 10, 2015)

Application CH4 leak detection and emissions monitoring and mapping Equipment TDL-500 coupled with the 'enidata PDA' Location United Kingdom Customer enitial Requirement enitial are currently using the TDL-500 connected to an enitial enidata PDA to undertake high detailed ...

Difficult Complex Decisions For Coal-fired Power Plant Operators

by The McIlvaine Company  (Apr. 15, 2015)

Changing fuel prices, government regulations and technology all combine to make decision making difficult for operators and developers of coal-fired power generation facilities around the world. Power plant designers in developing countries face new local environmental regulations plus additional requirements stipulated by lenders such as the ...

Onsite Meteorological Data - Everything You Need To Know

by BREEZE Software and Data / Trinity Consultants  (Mar. 23, 2015)

Most AERMOD dispersion modeling is conducted using meteorological data from a nearby airport.  As long as the airport is reasonably representative of your source location, there is nothing wrong with that: airports are often a source of high quality data and located near major population centers and thus, major air pollution ...

Common Indoor Air Pollutants

by Indoor Environmental Technologies (IET)  (Mar. 12, 2015)

Is the indoor air you breathe healthy? According to the World Health Organization, 40% of all buildings pose a serious health hazard due to indoor air pollution. The EPA calls indoor air pollution the #1 pollution problem inAmerica. The following is a list of common indoor air pollutants: Dust, Pollen, and Other Allergens Chemical Fumes and ...

Air pollution impacts brain development before birth

by Ensia  (Mar. 25, 2015)

A study published today (Mar 25, 2015) in JAMA Psychology outlines the negative impacts of prenatal exposure to air pollutants on childhood brain development. Researchers at the ...

Seven Things about Air Pollution Control, You Should Know

by Catalytic Products International (CPI)  (Jan. 8, 2015)

Air pollution control is necessary for healthful environs and well-being. The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry states, “Pollution usually refers to the presence of substances that are either present in the environment where it doesn't ...

3 Questions: Amanda Giang on controlling mercury pollution in India and China

by MIT - Massachusetts Institute of Technology  (Apr. 17, 2015)

MIT graduate student studies how a new U.N. treaty could affect mercury emissions from coal power plants in Asia. The Minamata Convention on Mercury, a global treaty adopted by the United Nations in 2013, aims to reduce worldwide mercury pollution by setting limits on specific pollution sources and prohibiting new mercury mining. Certain aspects ...

Clearing the Air: Palm Oil, Peat Destruction, and Air Pollution

by Wetlands International  (Mar. 6, 2015)

Landscape fires in Southeast Asia take a heavy toll on human health and the economy. Increasing demand for deforestation-free palm oil can help reduce the damage. Each year in Southeast Asia, landscape fires burn out of control, spreading a debilitating haze across the region. This air pollution causes severe damage to human health, claiming over ...

Air emissions associated with decommissioning California's offshore oil and gas platforms

by John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.  (Apr. 25, 2015)

The 27 oil and gas platforms offshore southern California are nearing the end of their productive lives and will be decommissioned in the near future. Many are in deep water and are correspondingly large, with the largest, Harmony, in 1200 feet of water weighing approximately 43,000 tons. Nearly 30% of California's platforms are in water depths ...

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