clean air Articles

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • Visualize this - Clean Air

    Soot. Smog. Gray. Around the world, that’s what millions of people live in, every day. Air pollution disrupts our environment. From dangerous emission levels to hazardous chemicals, the average person in the world is losing 1.8 years of their life expectancy to dirty air that violates the World Health Organization’s guidelines. Studies show that ...


    By CECO Environmental

  • 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 ...

  • In the queue for clean air

    The National Emissions Ceilings Directive (NECD), adopted in 2001, defines the maximum emissions on a national level for four major air pollutants that have a high impact on human health and the environment. These are: sulphur dioxide, nitrogen oxides, volatile organic compounds and ammonia. The Directive will undergo revision in 2008, which would set new interim air quality targets and related ...

  • Clean Air Strategy 2019

    To further address the health and safety and environmental issues surrounding air pollution, in January 2019 the UK government launched a Clean Air Strategy to outline how they will tackle all sources of air pollution, making air healthier to breathe, protecting nature and boosting the economy. ...


    By Ion Science Ltd.

  • 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

  • `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

  • Clean air and fast return to operation

    Zero styrene in the Renovation of Industrial Processing plants and Storage tanks Renovation without hassle In industrial processing and chemical storage plants the continuity of operation is of major importance. Plant downtime may have significant financial implications. Also equipment breakdown may negatively affect plant safety as in many cases dangerous ...


    By HMT LLC

  • 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 ...

  • Two Landmark Interpretations of the Clean Air Act

    The most recent U.S. Supreme Court term is notable for two landmark interpretations of the Clean Air Act (CAA). In Massachusetts vs. EPA (U.S., No. 05-1120, 4/2/07), the court held that greenhouse gases (GHGs) are air pollutants subject to regulation under the CAA, overruling an interpretation by the Bush administration. In Environmental Defense vs. Duke Energy Corp. (U.S., No. 05-848, 4/2/07), ...

  • Clean air research multi-year plan 2008-2012

    The Office of Research and Development’s (ORD) Multi-Year Plans (MYPs) describe what research ORD proposes to accomplish over the next 5-10 years in a variety of areas. The MYPs serve three principal purposes: to describe where the research programs are going, to present the significant outputs of the research, and to communicate the research plans within ORD and with stakeholders and clients. ...

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • Food Processing: Facility uses EtO Sterilization in Food Ingredients Case Study

    Ethylene oxide gas (EtO) is widely used to sterilize materials and products that would be damaged by methods involving heat, moisture or radiation. Depending on industry standards, EtO can be used to reduce or inactivate the microbial population of a product or material. EtO Sterilization Inc. provides contract sterilization services for more than 200 customers from its three Northern New Jersey ...


    By CR Clean Air Group, LLC

  • 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 ...

  • Assessing Clean Air Zones with ADMS-Urban

    CERC develop the world-leading model ADMS-Urban which is designed for assessing air quality interventions such as Clean Air Zones (CAZ) and Low Emissions Zones (LEZ). For example, ADMS-Urban is being used by · Transport for Greater Manchester to model CAZ options ...

  • The Right Mix for Clean Air

    Reducing air pollution is an increasingly important topic all around the world. Many governments—also in developing countries—set new limits for emissions such as nitrogen oxides in flue gas. Sulzer offers advanced mixing technology for flue gas cleaning. The installation in a large power plant shows that these high-performance mixers can cope with the most difficult requirements. ...


    By Sulzer Ltd.

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