Source Emissions News

  • UL Releases Summit Proceedings for Safety Science of 3D Printing

    UL, a global safety science organization, releases the proceedings from “Safety Science of 3D Printing,” a leadership summit with participation from more than 45 stakeholders—including printer manufacturers, material suppliers, public health professionals, academic researchers, school users, and government organizations. Underwriters Laboratories Inc., a ...


    By UL LLC

  • Perfect Timing for Air Quality and Emissions

    PCME look forward to participating at the forth coming Air Quality and Emissions Show (AQE 2017) at the Telford International Centre, UK on 24th and 25th May. The new QAL 360 Backscatter PM CEM and DUST ALARM 40 Continuous Filter Performance Monitor will be demonstrated on Stand 47. Also on display will be the latest range of Velocity monitors: the ...


    By Environnement S.A

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • Chinese Machinery Delegation Visits ASTM

    A delegation from the China Association of Machinery Industry for Environmental Protection visited ASTM International headquarters on Dec. 15, 2014, for an overview of ASTM. The group learned about ASTM Committee D22on Air Quality, particularly Subcommittee D22.03 on Ambient Atmospheres and Source Emissions. The delegation primarily comprised ...


    By ASTM International

  • MRV a major theme at the UN climate negotiations

    More than 190 countries gathered in Lima, Peru in December 2014 to debate a future agreement to limit our carbon emissions to avoid dangerous climate change. Members of the Centre for Carbon Measurement at the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) attended and presented its work to measure and verify greenhouse gas emissions and to follow the debate about how progress will be measured in the ...

  • Monitoring, reporting and verification (MRV) a major theme at the UN climate negotiations

    More than 190 countries gathered in Lima, Peru in December 2014 to debate a future agreement to limit our carbon emissions to avoid dangerous climate change. Members of the Centre for Carbon Measurement at the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) attended and presented its work to measure and verify greenhouse gas emissions and to follow the debate about how progress will be measured in the ...

  • 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

  • U.S. signs Minamata treaty to reduce global trade in mercury, source emissions

    The U.S. on Nov. 6 signed the Minamata Convention on Mercury, paving the way for the nation to become a party to the international agreement to reduce airborne emissions from power plants and other sources of mercury. The U.S. was scheduled to sign the Minamata Convention on Oct. 10 at the Conference of Plenipotentiaries in Kumamoto Prefecture, Japan, but U.S. participation in that meeting was ...


    By Bloomberg BNA

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

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