PM10 Particulate Monitoring News

  • 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

  • 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

  • Meet Palas at the IAC 2014

    The International Aerosol Conference – IAC 2014 – takes place at the Busan Exhibition Convention Center, in Busan (Korea) from 28 August to 02 September 2014. You are kindly invited to visit us at our booth (booth no. 26). Don’t miss the opportunity to convince yourself of the quality and performance of our new and proven products in the range of particle measurement ...


    By Palas GmbH

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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 Foundation

  • EU says it won`t tolerate any further breaches on air pollution

    The UK Government has been 'third time lucky' with the European Commission (EC) in terms of EU legal limits on dangerous airborne particles (PM10) in London, avoiding legal action for breaches of the pollutant from 2005-2011, a Freedom of Information request revealed today. But the EC said it will not tolerate breaches of air quality limits from June 2011 onwards. The Government now faces the ...


    By Environmental Protection UK

  • GPN, a subsidiary of the Total Group, has entrusted Environnement S.A for the furniture of an air quality monitoring network

    Three cabinets, installed in shelters, will be equipped with MP101M analyzers for measuring particles PM1, PM2.5 and PM10, AC32M analyzers for continuously measure NOx and NH3 and the XR system for data acquisition and data processing. The company GPN is a chemical company, a subsidiary of Total (and former subsidiary of Atofina). This is the first French manufacturer of nitrogen fertilizer with ...


    By Environnement S.A

  • AQMS: New certification for the Continuous Suspended Particulate Beta Attenuation Analyzer MP101M

    We are pleased to announce that effective July 8, 2011, the Continuous Suspended Particulate Beta Attenuation Analyzer MP101M with associated module CPM has obtained certification as equivalent analyzer to Federal Reference Method from the Ministry of the Environment of Japan (MOE) for PM2.5.  The standard Beta gauge measurement Method ISO 10473 of the MP101M analyzer allows, when used with ...


    By Environnement S.A

  • London takes just four months to break 2011 smog limits

    Levels of dangerous airborne particles (PM10) in central London today breached an annual cap set by the European Union in order to protect our health. Air pollution monitors at Marylebone Road now show that London has already exceeded the number of days of high PM10 concentrations it is allowed to have in 2011, with over 8 months of the year remaining. PM10 is exceptionally damaging to our ...


    By Environmental Protection UK

  • Air quality judgement but no penalty

    Slovenia has been condemned by the European Court of Justice for allowing excessive levels of microparticles between 2005 and 2007. Footnotes The judgement identifies that Slovenia breached EU limits for PM10, but has not given it a penalty – this would only come with a second breach. Five other member states have been referred to the ECJ for ...

  • EPUK welcomes Mayor`s U-turn on London air pollution

    Environmental Protection UK (EPUK) welcomes an additional £5 million of funding to improve London's air quality, announced by the Transport Secretary Phillip Hammond yesterday. The money will be used by the Mayor of London to establish a 'Clean Air Fund', marking a U-turn in the Mayor's refusal to amend short term plans to tackle illegal levels of air pollution in the capital. The European ...


    By Environmental Protection UK

Need help finding the right suppliers? Try XPRT Sourcing. Let the XPRTs do the work for you