Air Pollution News

  • Work to support the Riga Air Quality Plan, Latvia

    The CERC consultancy team provided detailed technical support and expert advice to Estonian, Latvian and Lithuanian Environment (ELLE) in preparing an Air Quality Plan for Riga City Council. ELLE compiled a comprehensive emissions inventory using ...

  • Introducing the NEW CV (Competitive Vac) Series

    CV (Competitive Vac) Series Vac-Tron Equipment is excited to introduce a whole new line to their vacuum excavation equipment. It’s the new CV (Competitive Vac) Series. This series offers the performance you have come to expect from Vac-Tron Equipment while keeping the cost of operation to a minimum.   Standard equipment: CV GT ...


    By Vac-Tron Equipment

  • Health and environment ministers pledge climate actions to reduce 12.6 million environment-related deaths

    Ministers and senior officials responsible for health and environment today committed to reducing the annual 12.6 million deaths caused by environmental pollution. Gathering at the COP22 climate meeting in Marrakech, over two dozen high level officials from both sectors signed up to the Declaration for Health, Environment and Climate Change. The goal is to reduce pollution-related deaths via a ...

  • High Court ruling on air pollution casts fresh doubt on the deliverability of Heathrow expansion

    The Government has failed to take adequate measures to meet the legal requirement to being levels of nitrogen dioxide to within legal limits as soon as possible, the High Court ruled today, and has fixed its estimates for compliance dates based on over-optimistic modelling of pollution levels. ...


    By A.E.F. S.r.l.

  • WHO: 90 percent of world’s population breathes dirty air

    Nine out of 10 people globally live in places with poor air quality. A recent report from the World Health Organisation (WHO) blames a worldwide air pollution crisis for being a major factor in millions of deaths per year.  Air pollution has become a growing concern in the past few years, with an increasing number of acute air pollution episodes in many cities worldwide. As a ...

  • Particulate Matter Pollution and Health Discussed in New Video

    Today, the IAQ Video Network and Cochrane & Associates announced the release of their latest educational video.  Their newest production discusses how exposure to particulate matter (PM) pollution can impact people’s health.   “Particulate matter pollution can be comprised of particles that can to be seen with the naked eye, but other ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • ​Heathrow air pollution research challenged by Aviation Environment Federation

    The Aviation Environment Federation [1] has challenged the conclusion of research which looked into whether Heathrow expansion would be compatible with the legal air quality limits. The research[2], carried out by University of Cambridge’s Professor Rod Jones, and not yet published, argues that the “marginal increase” in NO2 associated with airport expansion would be ...


    By A.E.F. S.r.l.

  • Delhi tops most polluted mega cities list: WHO

    Delhis air is the worst among world mega cities, the World Health Organisation (WHO) confirmed recently, even as IndiaSpend’s #breathe network of air-quality sensors reported fine-particulate-matter (PM2.5) levels were almost four times above daily safe levels, on average, for the seven-day period from Sept.22 to 28, 2016. For long-term exposure, these 24-hour levels are nearly 11 times ...


    By Camfil Ltd

  • Pollution Srl will attend ECOMONDO 2016

    Ecomondo, the largest showcase in the Euro-Mediterranean area for advanced and sustainable technology for processing and recycling all kinds of waste, will be in Rimini, Italy, from 8th to 11th of November 2016.  Please come to visit us at Booth 031,Hall ...


    By Pollution Srl

  • Macrotek Awarded Major European Air Pollution Control Contract

    Macrotek Inc., a global provider of air pollution control technologies, announced receipt of a major gas cleanup system contract for an overseas installation. The scrubber system will remove H2S from the off-gas of a transportable waste incinerator. The air pollution control system includes Macrotek’s advanced venturi scrubber, aglomerator, absorber, and separator systems. The ...


    By Macrotek Inc.

  • More than 90 percent of world breathes bad air, WHO says

    Nine out of 10 people globally are breathing poor quality air, the World Health Organization said Tuesday, calling for dramatic action against pollution that is blamed for more than six million deaths a year. New data in a report from the UN's global health body "is enough to make all of us extremely concerned," Maria Neira, the head of the WHO's department of public health and environment, told ...


    By Camfil Ltd

  • Pollution raises rivers’ deadly threat

    More than half the rivers of Asia, Africa and Latin America have become more dangerous in the last 20 years, with steep rises in organic and pathogen pollution. According to a new UN study, more than 300 million people on the three continents are at risk from water-borne diseases. And over the ...


    By Climate News Network

  • G20 leaders fail to agree on timeline to phase out health-harming fossil fuel subsidies

    During this week’s summit, the G20 failed to agree on a timeline to phase out inefficient health-harming fossil fuel subsidies, missing an opportunity to prevent ill health and meet the Paris climate goals. At this week’s G20 summit in China, the leaders had the chance to do something big for public health prevention – by initiating crucial steps to end one of the main causes of ...

  • Engine idling targeted in Rossendale air quality plan

    Rossendale council in Lancashire has unveiled plans to tackle air pollution within two ‘hotspots’ in the borough, after pollution levels were found to be close to exceeding recommended limits. Launched last month, the Air Quality Action Plan has been put together following a consultation period in late 2015. Rossen Engine idling is among the areas addressed ...

  • Smog Today or Climate Change Tomorrow: The Chinese Dilemma

    China has to balance the health and welfare of its citizens today with longer range impacts of climate change. McIlvaine has a number of services which shed light on the resolution of this difficult choice. One is N049 Oil, Gas, Shale and Refining Markets and Projects. In this service, McIlvaine is following the very ambitious ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • Emissions Webinar ´Air Pollution Abatement Technology Overview´

    EHS Daily Advisor is hosting a webinar this September on emission destruction technologies for compliance with MACT, NSPS, NESHAP, and state VOC and HAP regulations.  Sponsored by Verantis Environmental Solutions Group and Anguil Environmental Systems, the complimentary webcast will provide attendees with a ...

  • Best LIFE Awards ceremony in Brussels

    The annual Best LIFE Awards ceremony took place in Brussels on 31 May 2016 in the framework of the EU Green week, the largest conference on environmental policy, which focused on the topic “Investing for a greener future”. The Odorless Casting LIFE project was selected among the 5 of the ”Best of the Best“ LIFE projects from a total of ...

  • Best LIFE Awards ceremony in Brussels

    The annual Best LIFE Awards ceremony took place in Brussels on 31 May 2016 in the framework of the EU Green week, the largest conference on environmental policy, which focused on the topic “Investing for a greener future”. The Odorless Casting LIFE project was selected among the 5 of the ”Best of the Best“ LIFE projects from a total of ...

  • Research to address health impact of indoor air pollution

    Research will be launched to evaluate the health impact of indoor air pollution in urban public spaces by the International Ecological Economy Promotion Association (IEEPA), announced Li Junyang, secretary-general of the IEEPA, at a seminar in Beijing on July 24, 2016. The seminar was held to solicit opinions on the research from experts in government departments and universities as ...


    By Camfil Ltd

  • Macrotek Offers Innovative H2S Scrubbing Process

    Air pollution control provider Macrotek Inc. is offering SULFCAT™, its innovative scrubbing process for industrial gases, to its worldwide clients. This H2S scrubbing technology can be used for a wide range of applications in a variety of industries.   Macrotek’s advanced, regenerative, H2S ...


    By Macrotek Inc.

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