Domestic Air News

  • 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, ...

  • U.S. Air Force announces $55 million for Advanced Drop-In Biofuels Production

    On January 19, 2017, the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory issued a $55 million funding opportunity announcement (FOA) to establish additional Integrated Biofuel Production Enterprise (IBPE) capabilities to increase the domestic production capacity of advanced biofuels.  The U.S. Air Force anticipates granting one award of up ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Aerojet Rocketdyne Supports Launch of the U.S. Air Force`s third Space Based Infrared System Geosynchronous satellite

    Aerojet Rocketdyne, Inc., a subsidiary of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AJRD), began the New Year by successfully supporting the launch of the Lockheed Martin-built third Space Based Infrared System (SBIRS) Geosynchronous satellite (GEO Flight 3) for the U.S. Air Force. The mission, which is designed for early-warning missile detection, was launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station ...


    By Aerojet Rocketdyne, Inc.

  • 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 ...

  • Aviation industry plans to curb emissions

    The aviation industry has taken the first step towards limiting the ever-growing carbon dioxide emissions from aircraft in an attempt to reduce airline contributions to global warming. Delegates at the 39th congress of the International Civil Aviation ...


    By Climate News Network

  • Fuel Tech Awarded Air Pollution Control Orders Totaling $7.7 Million

    Fuel Tech, Inc. (NASDAQ:FTEK), a world leader in advanced engineering solutions for the optimization of combustion systems and emissions control in utility and industrial applications, today announced the receipt of multiple air pollution control (APC) contracts from customers in South America, China and the US. These awards have an aggregate value of approximately $7.7 million. The order in ...


    By Fuel Tech, Inc.

  • Commission refers BELGIUM and BULGARIA to Court and gives Sweden a final warning over poor air quality

    The European Commission is referring Belgium and Bulgaria to EU Court of Justice over persistently high levels of the dust particles which pose a major risk to public health. Despite an obligation for Member States to ensure good air quality for citizens, air quality has been a problem in many places for a number of years now. Studies show that every year poor air quality causes more deaths than ...

  • Nanocoating on buildings releases potentially toxic particles to the air

    Weathering and abrasion are reported to cause titanium dioxide nanoparticles to escape from a self-cleaning coating for buildings. These particles may be toxic to humans and wildlife. The researchers have developed three indicators from the test results to help predict levels of nanoparticle release from these coatings. Photocatalytic coatings containing nano-sized particles of titanium dioxide ...

  • U.S. Department of State and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Launch Innovative International Air Quality Program: FACT SHEET

    Secretary of State John Kerry and EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy signed a statement of intent today to launch a new air quality partnership between the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The effort will provide U.S. citizens and government personnel with better information on air quality at select embassies and consulates around the world to reduce ...

  • Is Biomass the Big Winner Under the UK's Domestic RHI Scheme?

    On April 9th 2014, the Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive was finally launched in the UK. The UK's Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) is the world’s first long-term financial support programme for renewable heat and the domestic branch of the scheme has been eagerly awaited. Energy website Green Business Watch has recently launched its ...


    By Green Business Watch

  • Non-domestic RHI events and roadshows

    The non-domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) scheme is for commercial, industrial, public and not for profit sectors as well as multiple homes (including District Heating) who want to install renewable heating systems in their buildings in England, Wales and Scotland. The RHI is the world’s first long term financial support programme for renewable heat. It is designed to bridge the gap ...

  • China: A Global Leader in Cleantech Development and Investment

    China is fast becoming a global leader in renewable energy and clean technologies, being both a huge market and a significant investor. “China will invest annually over $80 billion in renewable technologies by the year 2020 to achieve 484 gigawatts of power capacity,” Jonathan Woetzel, director at McKinsey & Co. and co-chair of the Urban China Initiative, told delegates to GLOBE ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Domestic RHI roadshows

    The domestic RHI scheme is for home-owners and private and social landlords who want to install renewable heating systems in their homes in England, Wales and Scotland. It will provide long term financial support for property owners who install renewable heating systems and is due to be launched in the spring. It will mark a milestone in energy efficiency as it will be the first time every ...

  • China is a large gas fired boiler market

    According to market understanding, China since last May set off the wave of coal-fired boiler replace of gas fired boiler, for example, China's environmental protection ZG gas-fired boiler exhibitors enthusiasm, some companies have expanded booths, the upper hand in the surging wave of environmentally friendly boiler industry. Natural gas fired boiler with a ...


  • China faces $176bn bill to clean up air pollution

    Cleaning up China’s air pollution will cost 1.75 trillion yuan (£176b) between 2013 and 2017, a high-ranking environmental official has estimated.  Wang Jinnan, deputy head of the Chinese Academy for Environmental Planning, said that the investment –part of an anti-pollution "action plan" announced by China's cabinet in September – “would drive up GDP by nearly ...


  • Air quality linked to wellbeing at a regional level in Europe

    The impact of air quality on public welfare is important to policy development. However, it is difficult to make a clear link between the two when air pollution tends to be reported at a country level and wellbeing is an individual measure. A new study takes a step further towards linking the two by analysing regional level air quality across the EU and relating it to levels of life satisfaction. ...

  • University of Colorado Professor to Lead NASA Campaign to Study North American Air Quality

    A University of Colorado Boulder professor is leading a major NASA airborne science campaign this summer that will probe weather patterns and air pollution over a vast expanse of North America that have potential global climate consequences. The campaign, known as the Studies of Emissions, Atmospheric Composition, Clouds and Climate Coupling by Regional Surveys, or SEAC4RS, will allow researchers ...


    By University of Colorado

  • The cost of air pollution impacts on health

    Researchers have developed a new model to assess the health-related external costs arising from air pollution from ten major emission sectors. Applying the model at national and Europe-wide levels, they suggested that the major contributors to costs were industrial power production, agriculture, road traffic and domestic combustion. In recent years, policy action to reduce emissions has targeted ...

  • Fuel Tech Awarded US Air Pollution Control Orders Totaling $10.5 Million

    Fuel Tech, Inc. (NASDAQ: FTEK), a world leader in advanced engineering solutions for the optimization of combustion systems and emissions control in utility and industrial applications, today announced the receipt of two domestic Air Pollution Control (APC) contracts with an aggregate value of approximately $10.5 million. Deliveries for both contracts are scheduled for the fourth quarter 2013. ...


    By Fuel Tech, Inc.

  • ENER-G building controls innovation shortlisted for industry award

    ENER-G Controls' E-MAGINE Building Energy Management System (BEMS) has been shortlisted for a Building Controls Industry Association (BCIA) Award. E-MAGINE is a finalist in the Technical Innovation of the Year (product) category, sponsored by Modern Building Services. The award winner will be announced on Thursday 9 May 2013 following assessment by an ...


    By ENER-G

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