Source Emissions News

  • Emissions monitoring conference topics announced

    The first day of the AQE 2017 conference will address the monitoring of difficult gases and dust components in industrial emissions, with presentations from an international panel of experts. AQE 2017 will take pace in Telford (UK) on 24th and 25th May and registration is now available at ...

  • Landfill Methane Emission Monitoring

    Methane (CH4) plays a critical role in the radiation balance and chemistry of the atmosphere. The major anthropogenic sources are anaerobic production from landfills, ruminant animals and their waste, release from the mining and use of fossil fuel, burning of biomass, etc.. On average, over the global scale, landfill methane emissions contribute between 10-19% of the anthropogenic methane burden ...

  • China Issues Five-year Plan on Saving Energy, Cutting Emissions

    The State Council, China's cabinet, issued on Thursday a comprehensive plan on energy conservation and emission reductions for the 2016-2020 period. The plan listed 11 detailed measures to push forward China's energy-saving and emission-reduction work, including reducing the coal consumption rate, promoting energy consumption in key areas, intensifying pollutant emission control, developing the ...


    By Camfil Ltd

  • Site Remediation - Emissions Boundary Monitoring

    The remediation of contaminated land sites can prove to be a challenging undertaking.  There is considerable risk of chemical exposure to both the onsite workforce and to surrounding communities. To offsite receptors, the remediation process itself can become a significant route of exposure, with the excavation and uncovering of otherwise trapped contaminants resulting in potential ...


    By Shawcity Limited

  • Axetris Infrared Sources ready for take-off to Mercury

    Axetris infrared sources are built into the MERTIS IR Spectrometer as part of European Space Agency’s BepiColombo Mission. The Electrically Modulated Infrared Sources (EMIRS200) from Axetris were chosen due to their black body emission characteristics. Long lifetime and emission stability are key strengths of the MEMS-based design. The MERTIS spectrometer will operate in the 7-14 ...


    By Axetris Ag

  • Air Pollutant Emission-Rate Software for Industrial Sources is Now Available

    The need for accurate methods of quantifying industrial-source emission rates of methane and other greenhouse gases (GHGs), as well as other air pollutants, has never been greater, both domestically and abroad.  Today, Minnich and Scotto, Inc. (www.msiair.net) announces the availability of e-Calc© – an emissions-calculation software package to yield ...


    By Minnich and Scotto, Inc.

  • World carbon dioxide emissions may be falling

    Global carbon dioxide emissions may be dropping ever so slightly this year, spurred by a dramatic plunge in Chinese pollution, according to a surprising new study released Monday. The unexpected dip could either be a temporary blip or true hope that the world is about to turn the corner on carbon pollution as climate talks continue in Paris, said the study’s authors, a scientific team that ...


    By Associated Press

  • EPA awards $399K to State of Colorado for Denver air monitoring project

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is providing the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) a $399,000 grant to conduct air toxics measurement in environmental justice communities adjacent to the I-70/I-25 freeway interchange area in the Globeville, Elyria, and Swansea neighborhoods of Denver. The grant, awarded through EPA’s Community Air Toxics Monitoring ...

  • New LaserGas Q Solutions Portfolio: Helps to Reduce NOx and SOx Emissions

    NEO Monitors new generation mid-infrared sensors will help global industries better control emissions of nitrogen oxides (NOx) and sulfur oxides (SOx). The reduction of these gases are key to decrease environmental pollution and especially reduce acid rain. The LaserGas Q analyzers portfolio is launched following extensive research and Development ...


    By NEO Monitors AS

  • Source Testing Association celebrates 20 years at AQE 2015

    The Source Testing Association (STA) will celebrate its 20th anniversary at AQE 2015. “It is highly appropriate that we should mark this occasion at the AQE Show,” says STA Director Dave Curtis, who has been involved since its inception. “This event and its predecessors (known as MCERTS) share a common objective with the STA, which is to help improve the quality, safety and ...

  • MEP inspection campaign for APEC air quality guarantee enters the third phase, focusing on elevated sources and VOC emissions

    According to the source in MEP Environmental Supervision and Inspection Bureau, the inspection campaign for guaranteeing air quality for the upcoming APEC China 2014 entered the third phase since Nov.5, and the focus of inspection shifted to elevated sources and VOC emissions. It is learned that the environmental protection departments of Beijing and six neighboring ...

  • Exxon CEO: Oil Will Be Top Energy Source For Years

    The CEO of Exxon Mobil Corp. says alternative fuels will grow but that oil will remain the world's leading source of energy for another quarter century. CEO Rex Tillerson says natural gas will surpass coal as the second most heavily used fuel. Tillerson made the comments Wednesday at the company's annual shareholder meeting. About 15 people protested outside the meeting ...


    By Associated Press

  • U.S. EPA finds Exide Technologies a source of harmful lead emissions

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today notified Exide Technologies of federal violations at its Vernon, Calif. lead smelting facility. EPA’s investigation, prompted by community concerns as well as ongoing investigations by state and local agencies, found that Exide violated the Clean Air Act’s lead emissions standards on more than 30 occasions. EPA’s investigation of ...

  • Publication on source term calculation of methane emissions rates

    In "Waste Management", our publication on source term calculation using line-integrated methane measurements and dispersion modelling with LASAT has been ...


    By Lohmeyer GmbH & Co. KG

  • Commission makes timid first steps towards controlling ship emissions

    The European Commission has published today a proposal to monitor, report and verify (MRV) on greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from shipping. This measure will apply to all ships calling at EU ports and could to set the baseline for an eventual measure to actually require emissions reductions. Shipping is responsible for over 3% of global ...

  • Black Carbon Emissions Cut 90% in California

    In a first-of-its kind study examining the impact black carbon has on climate in California, researchers found the state's efforts to reduce air pollution, particularly from diesel engines, has cut black carbon concentrations by 90% since 1966. This has happened without any noticeable disruption to the lives of the citizens of California, but with tremendous benefits to their health, as well as ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Harmful traffic pollution falls within Munich low emission zone

    Low emissions zones (LEZs) can substantially reduce local levels of traffic-based air pollution, a new study has shown. Monitoring air pollution in Munich, Germany, researchers found that particulate matter from traffic sources dropped by 60% after implementation of an LEZ. Traffic exhaust is a major source of fine particulate matter, a type of air pollution that has been linked to respiratory ...

  • EU ship emissions directive improves air quality in harbours

    To reduce air pollution levels in harbours, EU Directive 2005/33/EC requires all anchored ships to use fuels with low sulphur content. A recent study of air quality in Mediterranean harbours shows that levels of sulphur dioxide have decreased significantly since the Directive was implemented in 2010. Ships are a major source of harmful air pollutants, such as sulphur dioxide (SO2) and ...

  • Nestle tops list of global companies cutting carbon emissions

    Nestlé has topped a list of global companies in efforts to disclose and cut carbon emissions. The Carbon Disclosure Project, an independent non-profit organisation, released its annual ranking based on data ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Enhesa and Baker & McKenzie join forces to host a free webinar on emissions trading -- 3 and 16 July 2012

     On July 3rd and 16th, Enhesa and Baker & McKenzie will come together to co-host a complimentary webinar on emissions trading. Some 50 countries or regions around the world are now looking at some form of national regulation to limit greenhouse gas emissions. As leading practitioners in the field, Enhesa and Baker & McKenzie will provide unique insight on the significant global ...

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