Particulate Emissions Articles

  • Hurricane cyclones to reduce particulate matter from a biomass boiler at Amorim Cork Composites (54.000 m3 /h a 177ºC) - Case Study

    Foreword Advanced Cyclone Systems, S.A. (ACS) designed and supplied a Hurricane cyclone system for Amorim Cork Composites (ACC). ACC, based in Porto (Portugal), has grown to become the world’s largest producer and distributor of cork products. Apart from traditional bottle stoppers, the proverbial ”cork” so intimately associated with wine, the company has over the ...

  • Statutory Interpretation Central to Arguments In U.S. Supreme Court Greenhouse Gas Case

    Counsel for industry and state petitioners seeking to overturn Environmental Protection Agency permitting requirements for stationary sources that emit greenhouse gases faced heavy questioning before the U.S. Supreme Court Feb. 24 as to the meaning of the phrase “any air pollutant” for purposes of Clean Air Act regulation (Util. Air Regulatory Grp. v. EPA, U.S., No. ...


    By Bloomberg BNA

  • A closer look at urban transport - TERM 2013: transport indicators tracking progress towards environmental targets in Europe

    Transport guarantees our mobility and access to goods. Moreover, the transport sector helps maintain and develop our societal and economic systems. Transport is also a main source of pressures on the environment, such as the unsustainable use of natural resources, as well as greenhouse gas, air pollutant and noise emissions. Many of these environmental problems are inter-linked, requiring ...

  • Study of vehicular emissions with reference to Pakistan's National Environmental Quality Standards: case study of District Swat, North of Pakistan

    This study was conducted during 2011–2012 with the objective to assess the ambient air quality in the surroundings of a newly constructed road in relation to Pakistan's Environmental Quality Standard (Pak–NEQS). The area was monitored twice, before and during the construction, to determine levels of sulphur dioxide, nitrous oxide, carbon monoxide, and PM10 (particulate matter). A ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Hydrocarbon evaporative emissions & control for automotives

    Even the cleanest and most efficient vehicle on the market today still pollutes the air and otherwise damages the environment. Motor vehicles emit several noxious pollutants which vehicle emissions standards are designed to regulate. Vehicles generally emit Hydrocarbons (HC), Carbon monoxide (CO), Nitrogen oxides (NOx) and Fine airborne particulate matter (PM) as pollutants that require control. ...

  • Practical Implementation of EN-14181in Particulate Monitoring - Case Study

    Introduction This case study summarises the results of implementing particulate monitoring according to EN-14181 in a municipal incinerator operated by SUA in Teesside, UK, with a ProScatter M type particulate instrument (Model PCME QAL 181). It also provides a comparison of results for monitoring the same stack with an ElectroDynamic particulate instrument (Model PCME QAL 991). This case ...


    By PCME Ltd

  • Case study - Rubber curing emissions

    Overview A rubber curing company was looking for a new, affordable abatement solution to treat their blue haze and low-level Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) in order to meet regulatory requirements. The large Electrostatic Precipitator (ESP) in use was extremely expensive to operate and maintain. The company began their search for a system that offered effective opacity control and ...

  • Case Study - Plains All American Pipeline Company (Plains)

    Principal Client Services: CEQA/NEPA Air Quality Water Quality Toxic Materials Mitigation Measure Implementation Permitting E2 has provided environmental consulting services to Plains All American Pipeline Company (Plains) and predecessors Pacific Energy Partners and ARCO Pipeline for over a decade. Activities have covered broad areas from ...


    By E2 ManageTech

  • Book Review: Particulate Emissions from Vehicles by Peter Eastwood

    Particulate Emissions from Vehicles, by Peter Eastwood. West Sussex, UK, John Wiley & Sons Ltd, 2008. ISBN: 978-0-470-72455-2 Keywords: book ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Review of recent advances in detection of organic markers in fine particulate matter and their use for source

    ABSTRACTFine particulate matter is believed to be more toxic than coarse particles and to exacerbate health problems such asrespiratory and cardiopulmonary diseases. Specific organic compounds within atmospheric fine particulate material can be used to differentiate specific inputs from various emissions and thus is helpful in identifying the major urban air pollution sources that contribute ...

  • Fine Particulate Series (Part 3): PM2.5 prevention of significant deterioration (i.e., Attainment) – What you need to know

    U.S. EPA’s final rules (and policies) governing the implementation of the New Source Review (NSR) program for fine particulate matter (i.e., particulate matter with an aerodynamic diameter less than 2.5 microns, or PM2.5) are now being implemented. In the March 2009 issue of 4 The Record, ALL4’s PM2.5 Team discussed the technical basics of PM2.5. Then, in the April 2009 issue, ...


    By All4 Inc.

  • Fine Particulate Series: PM2.5 nonattainment — What you need to know

    In the March 2009 4 The Record article “A Practical Guide to PM2.5,” ALL4’s PM2.5 Team discussed the technical basics of PM2.5 and the specific steps that you can take to assess your position with regard to the challenging regulatory landscape that lies ahead. This month’s article aims to fill in a few technical details regarding PM2.5 nonattainment areas, including a ...


    By All4 Inc.

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