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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 ...

Air Monitors wins major national service contract

by Air Monitors Ltd.  (Feb. 3, 2016)

Air Monitors, the Tewkesbury based instrumentation specialist, has been awarded a contract to service, calibrate and maintain the majority of the UK’s Automatic Urban and Rural Network (AURN) of ambient air quality monitoring stations. The UK’s AURN has been delivering air quality data since the early 1970s, and comprises over 100 ...

Kentucky Leads the Race for Site Closures

by Remediation Products Incorporated (RPI)  (Feb. 4, 2016)

The State of Kentucky continues to stay on the forefront of UST in situ remediation with the successful implementation of BOS 200 at many of the State’s petroleum contaminated sites. To date, sixty five (65) sites have received BOS 200 injections: Thirty two (32) sites have been granted No Further Action (NFA), twenty eight (28) sites are in ...

IR Spectroscopy fast growing

by Specac Limited  (Feb. 2, 2016)

According to Business Wire, Technavio have announced that the global spectroscopy market is expected to grow tremendously. Valued at USD 7.2 billion in 2014, it is forecast to be worth USD 9.55 billion in 2019. This would mean growing by a CAGR of 5.9%. A major force in this growth is ...

NYC mayor wants to boost solar power capacity five-fold

by Associated Press  (Feb. 3, 2016)

Mayor Bill de Blasio wants to increase the solar power capacity of city-owned buildings five-fold from what it is now, mayoral aides said Wednesday. The push comes as part of an ambitious plan to cut greenhouse gas emissions in the country's most populous city by 80 percent by 2050. De Blasio plans to make the announcement in his State of the ...

Parliament decides not to veto car emissions test update

by European Parliament  (Feb. 3, 2016)

A move to veto a plan to temporarily raise NOx emission limits for diesel cars was rejected by MEPs on Wednesday, after the EU Commission promised a review clause and tabled a long-term legislative proposal to revamp the EU car approval regime. This followed ...

Swedish gas monitoring – the state of play

by Analox Sensor Technology  (Feb. 4, 2016)

Although Analox Sensor Technology sell a wide range of products to many international distributors, there are some countries that we would like to focus on. One of these countries is Sweden. We have spent some time looking at Sweden to see what industries require gas monitoring, how we can help with our unique gas monitoring solutions, and how ...

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