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New report released `PM2.5 in the UK`

by Environmental Protection UK  (Jan. 20, 2011)

The Scotland and Northern Ireland Forum for Environmental Research (SNIFFER) has released a new report on PM2.5 in the UK. The report provides a concise summary of the current state of scientific knowledge on particle pollution with a diameter of 2.5 nm or less (PM2.5). The report covers the health effects, sources, speciation (determine ...

PM2.5 air pollution strongly linked to increased risk of heart attacks

by Science for Environment Policy - European Commission DG Environment News Alert Service  (Apr. 30, 2014)

Long-term exposure to particulate matter pollution is strongly linked with heart attacks and angina, a new European study of over 100 000 people has shown. The results indicate that this association exists at levels below current European limits, and that the burden of disease due to particulate matter may have been largely underestimated.  ...

PM2.5 Monitor Market in China & Global Deep Research Report

by ReportsnReports  (Feb. 21, 2014)

This is a professional and depth research report on Global and China PM2.5 Monitor Industry. The report firstly introduced PM2.5 Monitor basic information included definition classification application industry chain structure industry overview; international market analysis, Global and China domestic market analysis, Macroeconomic environment and ...

Integrated pollution, climate and energy access policies needed to meet WHO PM2.5 limits

by European Commission, Environment DG  (Oct. 10, 2013)

A new study finds that meeting WHO Air Quality Guidelines (AQG) on particulate emissions by 2030, thereby improving global human health, will require a combination of stringent policies on air pollution, climate change and access to clean cooking fuels. Outdoor and household air pollution has been estimated to be among the leading global causes of ...

Integrated pollution, climate and energy access policies needed to meet WHO PM2.5 limits

by European Commission, Environment DG  (Oct. 10, 2013)

A new study finds that meeting WHO Air Quality Guidelines (AQG) on particulate emissions by 2030, thereby improving global human health, will require a combination of stringent policies on air pollution, climate change and access to clean cooking fuels. Outdoor and household air pollution has been estimated to be among the leading global causes of ...

PM2.5 and ozone pollution exposure increases risk of cardiac arrest

by European Commission, Environment DG  (Jul. 4, 2013)

People exposed to fine particle (PM2.5) and ozone pollution are at increased risk of suffering out-of-hospital cardiac arrests, according to a recent Finnish study. Cardiac arrest is more likely within 24 hours after exposure to PM2.5 and up to several days after exposure to ozone. Previous studies have already linked air pollution with sudden ...

SM200 receives U.S EPA FEM approval for PM2.5

by Opsis AB  (Sep. 12, 2012)

On August 16, the U.S EPA notified us that the review of our application for SM200 particulate monitor as Federal Equivalent Method had been completed, and SM200 was approved. To get the PM2.5 approval, five field tests, of about one month each, were conducted at four different locations in the U.S.A. Locations were specifically chosen by the EPA ...

Air & Waste Management Association offers webinars on environmental risk management and the NSR PM 2.5 rule

by Air & Waste Management Association (A&WMA)  (Jul. 11, 2008)

The Air & Waste Management Association (A&WMA) will present two Webinars for environmental professionals this August: “Environmental Risk Management,” August 6 at 2:00 p.m. EST, and “A Small Problem: The New NSR PM 2.5 Rule,” August 27 at 2:00 p.m. EST.“These Webinars will provide convenient opportunities for participants to get up to date ...

Whitehall exceeds PM’S 10% carbon target

by Department of Energy and Climate Change  (Jul. 6, 2011)

Government carbon emissions slashed 13.8%, reducing energy bills by £13 million New 25% carbon-cut target set for 2015 High street names kick-start home insulation trials Responsibility deal launched for business The Prime Minister today announced that carbon emissions from Government HQs ...

U.S. EPA proposes to disapprove California’s air quality plans for South Coast and San Joaquin Valley / agency asks CA to revise PM2.5 plans to better protect health of residents

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Nov. 9, 2010)

Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is proposing to disapprove California’s air quality plans for fine particles - also known as PM2.5 - for failure to achieve adequate emissions reductions in the South Coast and San Joaquin Valley air basins notoriously known for poor air quality. States are required to submit plans to EPA that ...

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