PM10 Particulate Monitoring News

  • PC-5000 Series Wall-Mount Particle/Mass Monitors with Options for TVOCs, CO2, and more

    GrayWolf Sensing Solutions of Shelton, CT, USA introduces a new, branded 6-channel Particulate Meter which optionally incorporates sensors for additional environmental parameters such as Total Volatile Organic Compounds (TVOCs), Carbon Dioxide (CO2), Temperature and Relative Humidity. This wall-mounted monitor, a modified version of the portable PC-4005 introduced ...


    By GrayWolf Sensing Solutions

  • Traffic pollution associated with risk of developing type 2 diabetes

    Long-term exposure to traffic-related air particle pollution is linked with type 2 diabetes, a new study in Germany has found. Furthermore, the study found that people living close to busy roads were at greater risk of developing the disease than those living further away. Air pollution has been linked to a number of health problems, including heart, circulatory and lung diseases. It has also ...

  • Three Rivers joins the airTEXT air quality forecasting service

    We are delighted to welcome Three Rivers District Council to the airTEXT air quality and health forecasting service. Three Rivers residents can now sign up for free air quality alerts by SMS text message, email, voicemail, and Twitter. The forecasts ...

  • Commission refers BELGIUM and BULGARIA to Court and gives Sweden a final warning over poor air quality

    The European Commission is referring Belgium and Bulgaria to EU Court of Justice over persistently high levels of the dust particles which pose a major risk to public health. Despite an obligation for Member States to ensure good air quality for citizens, air quality has been a problem in many places for a number of years now. Studies show that every year poor air quality causes more deaths than ...

  • Envitems launches the first air quality station costing under $2,000

    Envitems, a cleantech company specializing in air quality, launches a new product, Envitems E4100 air quality station. The new Envitems product is small in size, weighing less than a kilogram. It is also inexpensive, starting from under 2,000 US dollars. The engineers and product developers at Envitems have achieved all this without compromising quality or measurement accuracy, as E4100 measures ...


    By Envitems Inc.

  • Fourteen days of poor air quality caused 4 000 extra healthcare visits in UK

    Real time monitoring of public health during two periods of high air pollution in the UK showed that there were an estimated 3 500 extra healthcare visits for acute respiratory symptoms and approximately 500 for severe asthma during these spells in 2014. The results of this research are presented in a new study which demonstrates the value of such ‘syndromic surveillance’ systems for ...


    By European Commission

  • Deadly effects of particulate matter pollution shown in French study

    Particulate matter (PM) pollution has a significant effect on death rates in French cities, a new study shows. The research confirms the short-term impacts of PM10, but also sheds new light on the effects of smaller particulates: PM2.5 and PM10-2.5. Its results could help inform public health advice, the authors propose. Many studies have linked PM with negative health impacts. However, most ...

  • 20 AQMS stations for the Turkish Ministry of Environnement

    We are proud to congratulate our partner Titaş A.Ş for winning a 20 AQMS stations tender with 93 Environnement S.A analyzers for the Turkish Ministry of Environment The 20 ambient air quality surveillance stations includes 93 pollution monitoring analyzers: 16 x AF22M sulfur dioxide (SO2) monitors - 31 x ...


    By Environnement S.A

  • 3 New Ambient Pollution Monitoring Stations For A Smelter Plant

    New order from NALCO India (National Aluminium Company Ltd) for the supply of 3 complete AQMS stations including SO2 / NOx / CO / PM10 / PM2.5 monitors for air pollution monitoring of a Smelter Plant located in Angul (Orissa ...


  • Administrator McCarthy Highlights Clean Air Efforts During Asthma Awareness Month / Agency Honors Community-Focused Asthma Programs

    Today, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is recognizing the start of Asthma Awareness Month and highlighting the agency’s efforts to improve air quality, protect public health, and take action to address climate change. “One in ten kids in America today ...

  • Measuring the impact of air quality management

    Dust from mineral deposition sites and transportation from mines has made an imprint on the urban air in Callao, Peru. When measures were introduced to modernise mineral management, the Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute, SMHI, was commissioned to design a new station network for measuring the air quality. Situated in a central location at the port of Callao, Peru, there ...

  • Environment: a fresh legal approach to improving air quality in Member States

    Ambient air quality is poor in many EU Member States – despite an obligation for governments to ensure good air quality for citizens. The situation is so serious that the Commission is currently taking action against 17 States with a consistent record of poor air quality. Today, as part of a fresh approach to the problem, Bulgaria, ...

  • The polluting problem of fireworks

    Spare a thought for the environment when you’re letting off fireworks during the forthcoming celebrations. Research to be published in the International Journal of Environment and Pollution suggests that smoke from fireworks can raise levels of notorious “PM10″ particles significantly. Darko Popović and colleagues at environmental consultancy MEIS in Šmarje-Sap, ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Annual Air Quality Report of Frankfurt Airport 2011

    The results and maps of air quality modelling in preparation of the expansion of Frankfurt Airport, created by IVU Umwelt, are again presented and commented in the current Air Quality report by Fraport AG, the operator of Frankfurt Airport. The report emphasizes the good accordance of modelled results and measured values for NO2, especially in areas with higher concentrations. In the original ...


    By IVU Umwelt GmbH

  • SM200 receives U.S EPA FEM approval for PM2.5

    On August 16, the U.S EPA notified us that the review of our application for SM200 particulate monitor as Federal Equivalent Method had been completed, and SM200 was approved. To get the PM2.5 approval, five field tests, of about one month each, were conducted at four different locations in the U.S.A. Locations were specifically chosen by the EPA to challenge the SM200 with different types of ...


    By Opsis AB

  • Air quality maps of German Federal Environmental Agency (UBA) are now produced with FLADIS

    Air quality maps of German Federal Environmental Agency (UBA) are now produced with FLADIS ... The German Federal Environmental Agency (UBA) publishes near real-time data of air quality in Germany on its web pages. The data is provided in the form ...


    By IVU Umwelt GmbH

  • Version 5 of IMMISem / IMMISair available

    Version 5 of IMMISem/air, the model for road traffic emissions and air quality screening, now features an English user interface. Emission calculation is based on and in accordance with the current European Handbook for Emission factors (HBEFA 3.1). Major adjustments where necessary in ...


    By IVU Umwelt GmbH

  • Government u-turn in face of legal challenge to London`s air pollution plan

    The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs has launched a public consultation on the air quality plan for London, in response to a judicial review brought by environmental law organisation ClientEarth. This follows Mr. Justice Collins' ruling that Secretary of State, Caroline Spelman, must face a High Court hearing for failing to consult the public on the latest plan for reducing ...


    By Environmental Protection UK

  • Tackling the global clean air challenge

    In many cities air pollution is reaching levels that threaten people's health according to an unprecedented compilation of air quality data released today by WHO. The information includes data from nearly 1100 cities across 91 countries, including capital cities and cities with more than 100 000 residents. Compared to 90 other countries, Canada tied for third with Australia following ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Stricter low emission zone in Berlin starting January 1st 2010

    European environmental legislation has established a new basis for the harmonised assessment and monitoring of air quality in cities in the form of Framework Directive 96/62/EC and two additional texts known as daughter directives. The directives were transposed into German law through amendments to the Bundes-Immissionsschutzgesetz [Federal Immission Control Act — BImSchG] and the 22nd ...


    By IVU Umwelt GmbH

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