air cleaning Articles

  • A Decade of Environmental Progress

    Times change, and so has the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Our overall goal is the same clean air, clean water, clean land. But we're a different agency than we were 10 years ago. A new emphasis on innovation has changed the way we think and operate, leading to real environmental improvements and real reductions in costs. Regulatory programs are still the essential core of our ...

  • Stakeholder Perspectives on the Clean Air Interstate and the Clean Air Mercury Rules

    In a follow-up to last month’s detailed overviews of the Clean Air Interstate Rule (CAIR) and the Clean Air Mercury Rule (CAMR), this month EM presents perspectives on the two rules from representatives of a range of stakeholders, including EPA, the states, the regulated community, and the environmental community. Last month, EM featured detailed overviews of two major air quality regulations ...

  • `Major Stationary Sources - What’s New, What’s Changing and What to Do About It,` presented at the 2006 PA Chamber Annual Environmental Laws and Regulations conference

    Clean Air Mercury Rule(CAMR) Session Objectives Background on CAMR Rule NSPS & Cap-and-Trade Program Monitoring and Controlling HgEmissions Pennsylvania’s Proposed Hg Rule Clean Air Rules Clean Air Nonroad Diesel Rule Clean Air Ozone Rules 8-hour ozone ...


    By Trinity Consultants

  • Case Study - 95%+ solvent recovery to maintain clean air

    As environmental responsibility increases, more testing is being required. However, more testing means more extraction using organic solvents. To keep extraction solvents from adding to the complexity of keeping air clean, recovering the extraction solvent has become more common. BUCHI has stepped up to the challenge and met the concerns with the Syncore® Analyst. In addition to solvent ...


    By BÜCHI Labortechnik AG

  • World`s largest air purifier produces gem stones

    How Clean Air Produces Jewelry Cleaner air has never been this rewarding. Well, let’s face it, clean air alone is its own reward - something everyone should try and make an effort and do their part. Daan Roosegaarde, a designer from Rotterdam, has taken this one large step farther by building the ...


    By Allerair Industries

  • Chromatotec in International Labmate

    Find out Chromatotec expertise in the last issue of International Labmate with an article on “On-Line Fast Analysis of AMC from ppt to % levels in Clean Air Room". The complete article is available in October/November 2017 issue of International Labmate (Volume 42 Issue 7), or read it  ...


    By Chromatotec Group

  • Bottom line on regulating greenhouse gases under the clean air act

    How can the EPA regulate GHGs? Doesn’t the Clean Air Act only apply to air pollutants? An April 2007 Supreme Court decision (Massachusetts v. EPA) ruled that GHGs are air pollutants under the Clean Air Act. The court instructed the EPA to decide whether GHG emissions endanger public health and/or welfare, or if current science is too uncertain to make a reasonable judgment. In response to the ...

  • Keep your air clean with Wet Dust Collectors

    Wet dust collectors use liquid — often but not always simple water — to capture and separate dust, mist, fumes, and other particulate matter from a stream of flowing gas — often but not always simple air. Some wet dust collectors spray liquid in a sheet across the stream of gas; others bubble the gas through ...


    By ProVent, LLC

  • Marketing Residential Air Duct Cleaning Services check list

    The best marketing you can do is delivering good quality work. Satisfied customers (who will refer you) are the least expensive and most effective marketing tool created. It is estimated that 60% or more of your business will come from referrals. Quality work/customer satisfaction is your first and most important marketing tool. Take before cleaning and after cleaning photos. This shows ...


    By Vac Systems

  • Revisiting Earth Day

    The 37th annual Earth Day will be celebrated in the United States on April 22, 2006. The purpose of the first Earth Day—in the words of one of its founders—was “to inspire a public demonstration so big it would shake the political establishment out of its lethargy and force the environmental issue onto the national political agenda.”1 Some would argue that this should still be the ...

  • Introducing DuroTower — The industry’s first automatically adjusting whole plant air cleaning system

    For manufacturers and fabricators in many industries, dealing with airborne particulates as byproducts of processes such as grinding, sanding, and coating is a significant safety and operational challenge. From dust settling on floors and products to potential long-term risks from worker exposure to ...


    By Duroair Technologies Inc.

  • A new vision for clean air

    When President George H.W. Bush signed into law the Clean Air Act Amendments (CAAA) of 1990, he put in place a precedent-setting statute that completely revamped our nation’s approach to improving air quality. That statute was an earnest commitment to environmental protection; the comprehensive air pollution control strategy established in it provided state and local regulators with tools to make ...

  • Clean Air Matters!

    New research presents facts about the consequenses of polluted air, and PM2.5 in particular. Air pollution is causing 5 millions of premature deaths per year according to scientists. This means that  5 in 100 persons will die due to air pollution. ...


    By Opsis AB

  • Air/water cleaning for the control of particulate fouling

    Fouling of feed spacers in spiral wound membrane elements due to particulate fouling and biofouling is one of the main operational problems of nanofiltration or reverse osmosis membrane plants. Removal of particulate fouling from spiral wound membrane elements is investigated using frequent air/water cleaning (AWC). In a pilot setup two spiral wound elements were operated in parallel and were fed ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • EPA Issues Notice Of Proposed Settlement For Wyoming Refineries

    On September 14, 2015, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published a Notice of Proposed Settlement Agreement; Request for Public Comment in the Federal Register. The notice is to settle lawsuits filed by Sinclair Wyoming Refining Company and Sinclair Casper Refining ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Monroe`s Multi Stage Oil Mist Collector solves synthetic fiber plant`s oil mist problems

    Challenge A synthetic fiber plant's manufacturing operations produced a large amount of oil mist. The oil mist consisted of heavy oil droplets, smoke, and sub-micron vapors. The manufacturer required the air to be cleaned of the oil mist and other pollutants before discharge into the atmosphere. Solution The plant examined various types of oil mist ...

  • Microbial reduction efficiencies of filtration, electrostatic polarization, and UV components of a Germicidal Air Cleaning System

    Abstract: This study determined the effectiveness of components of a germicidal air-cleaning system involving filtration, electrostatic polarization, and UV light on the reduction of airborne bacteria and molds. The filter alone, filter and electrostatic polarization combined, and the filter, electrostatic polarization, and UV light were found to be effective (P < 0.05) in reducing a given ...

  • Is the solution to pollution dilution?

    Controls and monitors are part of environments where cleaning and purifying air moves beyond the usual HVAC filters and ventilation air. We can now utilize sensors and real time monitors that identify, track, and assure safe destruction of: mold, odors, allergens, bacteria, viruses, corrosion, chemical gases, and VOCs. Powerful proprietary filter media, adapted to each environment’s unique ...


    By ProMark Associates, Inc.

  • Monitoring Air Makes Sense

    Did you know that air filters were originally put in air handling systems to protect the life of the equipment, not human life? And that it is not uncommon for air filters to get changed less frequently to save on maintenance costs? Monitoring input from sensors can tell operators when filters and media need changing. We have required food labels that list all ingredients. Why not electronic ...


    By ProMark Associates, Inc.

  • Preserving the SO2 market - review the recent challenge mounted by New York State against the US market in sulphur dioxide allowances

    The US District Court for the Northern District of New York recently struck down a New York State law that affected the US market for sulphur dioxide (SO2) allowances. In Clean Air Markets Group v Pataki,* the court ruled that New York’s law violated the Supremacy and Commerce Clauses of the US Constitution. New York enacted the anti-trading law in May 2000 with the purported goal of reducing ...

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