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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 ...

Global health impact of PM2.5 air pollution assessed

by European Commission, Environment DG  (Apr. 16, 2015)

PM2.5 air pollution can have a significant impact on human health, not only for local populations, but also in regions far from its source of emission, shows a new study. The study calculates ‘damage factors’ to human health of PM2.5 and in different parts of the world. PM2.5, made up of any particles smaller than 2.5 micrometres in ...

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 ...

European air quality in 2020: success story for PM2.5

by European Commission, Environment DG  (Feb. 26, 2015)

Levels of the air pollutant PM2.5 in Europe will continue to fall in 2020, concludes a recent study. Furthermore, deposition of nitrogen from air pollution will also drop. The outlook seems less positive for ground-level ozone, however, as large amounts of this pollutant continue drift over to Europe from other continents. This study reports on ...

DMT Environmental Technology will be attending the fairs ExpoBiogaz, IFAT, UK AD & Biogas.

by DMT Global Environmental Solutions BV  (May 20, 2016)

The DMT team would be happy to welcome you at the booth and inform you about the latest developments in biogas upgrading and biogas desulphurization. We have recently completed commissioning of sites in the UK, Israel, Jordan and New Zealand among others – which we would also love to tell you about. At the booth we can explain to you all ...

Sea-Bird launches SBE 39plus-IM Temperature (pressure) Recorder

by Sea-Bird Scientific - a subsidiary of Danaher Corporation  (May 19, 2016)

Sea-Bird Scientific is pleased to announce the launch of the new SBE 39plus-IM Temperature (optional Pressure) Recorder. The 39plus-IM replaces the 39-IM, first produced in 2005. The 39plus-IM has double the memory capacity and 1.5 times the battery endurance of the 39-IM, fast upload via an internal USB connector, and easy-to-use USB software. ...

Algeria’s Cevital Selects Clarke Energy to Supply 39.6MW of Power for 2 Factories

by Clarke Energy  (May 22, 2016)

GE’s Distributed Power business (NYSE: GE) today announced U.K.-based Clarke Energy, GE’s authorised distributor of Jenbacher gas engines in Algeria, has been selected by the Cevital Group to supply a 39.6 megawatts (MW) on-site power plant for the group’s Brandt household electronic appliances factory in the city of Setif, along ...

BAS begins monitoring waters under largest ice shelf in Antarctica

by RBR Ltd.  (May 20, 2016)

It was 1914 when the famed British explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton advertised for crew to attempt the first trans-continental crossing of Antarctica. “Small wages, bitter cold, long months of complete darkness, constant danger, safe return doubtful,” he wrote. A hundred years later, some things haven’t changed—and many ...

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 ...

TSI Introduces the AirAssure PM2.5 Indoor Air Quality Monitor

by TSI Incorporated  (Jan. 19, 2016)

TSI Incorporated, a global leader in reliable particle measurements, expands its innovative line of indoor air quality monitors with the introduction of the AirAssure™ PM2.5 Indoor Air Quality Monitor . With its unique auto-zero function, the AirAssure Monitor takes PM2.5 measurements where others don't with unsurpassed, ...

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