air monitoring program News

  • EPA Approves the Texas Air Permitting Program

    Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) approved revisions to the State’s permitting program for major air pollution sources under the Clean Air Act’s New Source Review (NSR) program. The changes, submitted by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, increase regulatory certainty and efficiency while ensuring public health and the environment are protected. The ...

  • Particles Plus unveils Air Quality Monitors

    Particles Plus unveiled its new Air Quality Monitors at the 2015 Indoor Environment & Energy Exposition. This line of innovative particle counters measures particle mass concentrations and total particle mass while monitoring and recording essential environmental conditions such as temperature, relative humidity, and Carbon Dioxide (CO2) or Total Volatile Organic Compounds (TVOC). What makes ...


    By Particles Plus, Inc.

  • Air Quality Monitoring Systems Audit Service

    WKC  proudly announces our new Air Quality Monitoring Systems Audit service WKC are proud to announce our new Air Quality Monitoring Systems Audit service. The auditing of air quality monitoring systems is a natural progression to other air quality modelling and impact assessment related services that WKC ...


    By WKC Group

  • Study finds environmental education programs lead to cleaner air

    A first of its kind study funded by EPA shows that environmental education programs are an effective tool in helping to improve air quality in North America. 'This study shows a valuable connection between better environmental education and cleaner air in our communities,' said EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson. 'With the right information, people can make a real difference in the places where ...

  • EPA disapproves Texas flexible air permit program (TX)

    Today, EPA announced final disapproval of the flexible permit program that the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) had submitted for inclusion in its clean-air implementation plan. EPA has determined that this program does not meet several national Clean Air Act requirements that help to assure the protection of health and the environment. EPA is disapproving the permit program after ...

  • EPA awards over $145,000 to monitor air in New Mexico

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) awarded $145,029 to the New Mexico Environment Department to purchase ambient air monitoring equipment. The equipment will be used to increase efficiency of captured data in New Mexico’s border region and oil and natural gas producing areas. EPA uses ambient air monitoring information collected from states to calculate daily air quality ...

  • ABB emissions monitoring system helps clear the air in Chile

    The solution is a vital component in Polpaico’s efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions at its Cerro Blanco cement plant near Santiago and help Chile’s leading cement manufacturer improve air quality in the country’s most populous region. According to the World Health Organization, air quality in Santiago rates among the world's worst. That is largely because greater Santiago is built in a ...


    By ABB

  • EPA awards $399K to State of Colorado for Denver air monitoring project

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is providing the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) a $399,000 grant to conduct air toxics measurement in environmental justice communities adjacent to the I-70/I-25 freeway interchange area in the Globeville, Elyria, and Swansea neighborhoods of Denver. The grant, awarded through EPA’s Community Air Toxics Monitoring ...

  • EPA Legal Agreement with Pfizer Will Protect Air Quality and Fund Recycling Program Barceloneta

    The U. S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today that it has settled a case with Pfizer Pharmaceuticals LLC for violations of the Clean Air Act at the company’s pharmaceutical manufacturing plant, in Barceloneta, Puerto Rico. Pfizer did not have the proper air pollution controls to prevent leaks of methylene chloride gas used in the manufacturing process. In addition to coming into ...

  • ENMET Featured Products: Carbon Monoxide Monitor and Air Filtration System

    ENMET’s Air Filtration Panels and Carbon Monoxide Compressed Airline Monitors are designed to comply with OSHA 29 CFR 1910.134 requirements for Grade D breathing air. Typically, our systems are mounted directly on the wall or a mounting plate. In certain applications, customers have requested more protection for instruments that need to be installed in poor ambient air conditions such as ...


    By ENMET, LLC

  • Voyage to Southern Ocean to monitor greenhouse gas air-sea fluxes

    Scientists have set off from the Chilean port of Punta Arenas to spend 42 days amid the high winds and big waves of the Southern Ocean, where they will make groundbreaking measurements to explain how large amounts of climate-affecting gases move between atmosphere and sea, and vice-versa. The cruise should provide important information on factors controlling the flux of the greenhouse gas carbon ...

  • Monitoring Outdoor and Indoor Air Quality in Puerto Rico to Protect People’s Health

    Last month, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced it was continuing to work with the government of Puerto Rico to fully re-establish its air monitoring network in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. The network is a key component for ensuring air quality and the protection of people’s health in Puerto Rico.   The EPA also just awarded the Puerto Rico Environmental ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Clean air and air permitting milestones

    Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that all ‘flexible permit’ companies in Texas have agreed to apply for approved air permits, helping to achieve clean air in the state and providing for regulatory certainty. In September 2010, EPA notified all of the 136 ‘flexible permit’ companies that they needed to seek Clean Air Act compliant permits ...

  • School bus Company to implement anti-idling program and pay penalties under the clean air act

    As part of a settlement for alleged excessive diesel idling in Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island, Durham School Services will commit to reduce idling from its school bus fleet of 13,900 buses operating in 30 states.  The anti-idling project is the result of an EPA New England enforcement action to address excessive school bus idling and reduce school children’s exposure to ...

  • EPA awards $355K to Utah DEQ for air monitoring in Salt Lake City area

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is providing the Utah Department of Environmental Quality (UDEQ) a $355,000 grant to conduct air toxics monitoring and evaluate population exposure in West Valley City, a community located on the west side of the Salt Lake valley. The grant, awarded through EPA’s Community Air Toxics Monitoring program, is among $4,000,000 provided to more than ...

  • Free air quality monitoring software now being offered for MGP site cleanup

    An estimated 3,000 former Manufactured Gas Plant (MGP) sites in the United States await cleanup, and protecting local communities from adverse exposure to airborne contaminants is of paramount concern. Minnich and Scotto, Inc. is now offering owners free software to demonstrate compliance with health-based thresholds during MGP site cleanup. Freehold, NJ – Minnich and Scotto, Inc. (MSI) announces ...


    By Minnich and Scotto, Inc.

  • RTI wins US$19m contract for EPA air quality monitoring, modeling and research

    RTI International, in collaboration with a group of leading environmental research companies, has been awarded a contract to provide a wide range of research and technical support services to the US Environmental Protection Agency's Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards (OAQPS). The research team led by RTI includes Eastern Research Group, Inc. (ERG); Neptune and Company, Atmospheric ...


    By RTI International

  • Frost & Sullivan recognizes Pavilion Technologies for innovation in the air emission control and monitoring market

    Based on its recent analysis of the air emission control market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Pavilion Technologies, a Rockwell Automation company, with the 2009 North American Frost & Sullivan Industry Innovation & Advancement of the Year Award. Pavilion Technologies leverages the skills of its development team, expert process designs, and cutting-edge patented technology to offer ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Pittcon 2016 – Short course on air monitoring, technical presentations and posters from Markes

    Markes International (Llantrisant, UK) has announced that it will be giving a short course on ambient air monitoring at Pittcon 2016 (in Atlanta, Georgia, USA), and present several technical papers, rather than having an exhibition booth on the tradeshow floor. The half-day course, entitled “Ambient air monitoring: What are the right tools for the job?” will take place in ...


    By Markes International Ltd

  • Small business in Topsfield, Mass. Receives $300,000 grant to develop air quality monitoring equipment

    A business in Topsfield, Mass. was among seven businesses nationwide to win a grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to develop and commercialize technology that helps protect the environment. OPTRA Inc. Topsfield, Mass, received $299,956 for its air quality monitoring equipment from EPA’s Small Business Innovation and Research program. The air quality monitoring system will ...

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