Air Quality Regulations News

  • New York State Facilities Making Significant Progress Toward 20 Percent Energy Reduction Goal

    The New York Power Authority recently announced that New York State agency partners are making significant progress toward meeting Governor Andrew M. Cuomo's Clean Energy goal of a 20 percent improvement in energy efficiency in all state buildings by 2020. Under the Governor's Executive Order 88 which established the BuildSmart NY program, state agency partners have significantly reduced ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • VelocityEHS to Speak on Technology’s Role in Strengthening EHS Compliance at NAEM Software Conference

    VelocityEHS, the leading cloud environment, health, safety (EHS) and sustainability software provider, has been selected to speak about the growing use of technology by companies to manage compliance at the National Association for Environmental Management’s (NAEM) 2017 EHS and Sustainability Software and Data Management Conference. “Managing EHS compliance is a critical and ...


    By VelocityEHS

  • New Rule to Protect Workers from Occupational Exposures to Beryllium Discussed in New Video

    Today, the IAQ Video Network and Cochrane & Associates announced the release of their latest educational video.  Their newest production discusses OSHA’s final rule to prevent chronic beryllium disease (CBD) and lung cancer in American workers by limiting their exposure to beryllium and beryllium compounds.  “Beryllium and beryllium compounds are ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Water and soil muddy carbon budget thinking

    Climate scientists, struggling with the enduring problem of the carbon budget, may have to think again as a result of new research findings. One experiment, in the UK, has shown that the ponds, lakes and standing ...


    By Climate News Network

  • Poland’s anti-smog battle turns political

    Many areas in Poland spent a lot of January under a choking smog, as a result of residential coal health and diesel cars, polluting the air and impacting health. HEAL in Poland has commented on opportunities and dangers of government proposals to improve the situation.  Increasing levels of smog in Poland have triggered a new public debate: the issue has dominated the news, ...

  • Saharan dust enhances carbon trapping by ocean deserts

    A new study led by the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) reveals that that dust generated by land erosion has large repercussions for oceanic processes and planetary climate. Wind-driven Saharan dust to the remote Atlantic Ocean not only provides phytoplankton with essential nutrients to promote their growth, but the dust particles themselves are ballasting these carbon-rich microscopic plants, ...

  • Hitachi Zosen Receives First Order for Marine SCR System Compliant with Tier III NOx Emission Standards

    Hitachi Zosen Corporation has announced that it received an order today from a major Chinese manufacturer of large marine diesel engines, Dalian Marine Diesel Co., Ltd., for two units of a high-pressure selective catalytic reduction (SCR) system. This represents the first commercial order for exhaust gas removal equipment compliant with Tier III nitrogen oxide (NOx) emission standards* ...


    By Hitachi Zosen Corporation

  • Protea To Attend The UK Air Quality Show May 2017 At Telford International Centre

    Protea will be in attendance at the Air Quality and Emissions Show (May 24th & 25th - 2017) on booth 57. The 9th in the series of Air Quality & Emissions Events will focus on industrial emissions and stack monitoring of (Part A) processes regulated by the Environment Agency, ambient air quality monitoring, the emissions to air of Part A2 and Part B processes controlled by local ...


    By Protea Limited

  • Axion Consulting launches Fire Prevention Plan service

    Axion Consulting has launched a new Fire Prevention Plan (FPP) service aimed at helping waste site operators to minimise fire risk at their premises and meet regulatory requirements. Introduced by the Environment Agency (EA) in 2014, FPPs aim to reduce fires on waste sites by 50% from their 2011 levels. FPPs are now a compulsory requirement of the agency’s application process for new ...

  • AQE 2017 announces agenda for Air Quality Conference

    The organisers of AQE 2017, the international Air Quality and Emissions Show (Telford, UK, 24-25th May) have published the programme for Day 2 of the event. Developed in partnership with IAPSC (Investigation of Air Pollution Standing Conference), there will be three sessions covering: pervasive air quality monitoring; vehicle emissions monitoring and data management; and ...

  • World Bank introducing new fossil fuel subsidies, undermining its own climate change commitments and forest protection efforts

    New analysis of Bank’s $5-billion-dollar policy loans shows lender supporting investment incentives for coal and other fossil fuel projects in Southeast Asia, South America, Africa and the Middle East, threatening climate change efforts, indigenous groups and natural resources. World Bank policy loans are creating subsidies for coal, gas and oil projects and undercutting initiatives ...

  • TSI Environmental DustTrak monitors gain MCERTS approval

    Ashtead Technology has announced that the TSI Environmental DustTrak Aerosol Monitors in its fleet of particulate matter (PM) monitors have achieved MCERTS approval. "As evidence of the health effects associated with PM10 and PM2.5 exposure continues to mount, this certification provides assurance that monitoring data is accurate and reliable,” says Ashtead’s Josh Thomas. "An MCERTS ...


    By Ashtead Technology Ltd

  • Gatwick’s carbon neutral commitment excludes 99% of emissions

    Gatwick Airport announced today its participation in a global renewable electricity alliance designed to generate increased demand for renewable electricity, alongside plans to become ‘carbon neutral’ by the spring. Gatwick will be the ...


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

  • NuScale submits first SMR application to U.S. regulators

    NuScale Power has submitted its small modular reactor (SMR) design to U.S. regulators, the first design certification application for any SMR in the country. The company submitted its 12,000 page application to the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) last week. The NuScale SMR design consists of integrated pressurized water reactor modules capable of generating up to 50 megawatts (MW) of ...

  • 3E Company and Dotmatics Establish Strategic Alliance to Support Scientific Informatics and Environmental Compliance in the Life Sciences Industry

    3E Company, a leading provider of environmental health and safety (EH&S) compliance and information management services, today announced a strategic alliance with Dotmatics, a leading provider of scientific informatics solutions and services to the life sciences industry. The alliance will offer Dotmatics and 3E customers access to ...


    By 3E Company

  • PSB100 Air-Operated Double-Diaphragm Pump

    White Knight has released the PSB100 air-operated double-diaphragm (AODD) pump as a direct retrofit replacement for other chemical delivery pumps. PSB100 AODD pumps feature PTFE/PFA fluid paths for high-purity chemical delivery, dispense and transfer applications. PSB100 are capable of 95 lpm (25 gpm) flow rates and 5.5 Bar (80 ...


    By White Knight Fluid Handling

  • Occupational and Residential Wood Smoke Exposure Concerns

    During the cold winter months, many people burn wood in their homes for heat and ambience. While this can provide for an economical way to heat a home, some people could be exposed to wood smoke in the air they breathe. Workers in some occupations may also be exposed to wood smoke on a daily basis.   The smell of burning wood is pleasant to some people, but even though wood is a natural ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Carbon Arc Lights: History, Transformation and Applications

    Before the introduction of incandescent bulbs and LEDs, carbon arc lamps ruled the commercial lighting sector. Previously, the outdated luminaries were used to light up streets, support filming projects and illuminate local landmarks for travelers. The fixtures helped kick start the electric lighting era by encouraging the development of commercial units, including early motion picture Kliegl ...


    By Larson Electronics LLC

  • FINEX 2016 Environmental and Social Standards, London

    WKC’s London-based Principal Consultant, Barry Roberts was involved in knowledge sharing in November 2016 with a prominent international provider of technology and infrastructure for the energy industry, who invited Mr Roberts to present an air quality training session to around 30 of its safety and environmental professionals at its headquarters ...


    By WKC Group

  • 2017 Outlook for CMC Solutions

    CMC Solutions has had an exciting 2016, and our growth has continued to be steady and persistent. CMC delivered PEMS in Abu Dhabi, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Malaysia and across the United States this past year. We have added additional staff during the year in support and engineering. These resources are dedicated to providing our customers with best-in-class support. Repeat customers and ...


    By CMC Solutions, LLC

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