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  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • WBEA Enhances Its Human Exposure Monitoring Program to Respond to Odour Issues in the RMWB

    Since 2007, the Wood Buffalo Environmental Association (WBEA) has been scaling up the level of science within their programs in order to better support good environmental decision making in the RMWB. The Association has significantly enhanced their current programs and methods, and the latest enhancement ...


  • 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 ...

  • U.S. Department of State and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Launch Innovative International Air Quality Program: FACT SHEET

    Secretary of State John Kerry and EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy signed a statement of intent today to launch a new air quality partnership between the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The effort will provide U.S. citizens and government personnel with better information on air quality at select embassies and consulates around the world to reduce ...

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 $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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • Conference program announced for `CARBON TradeEx AMERICA 2010`

    Koelnmesse, Inc., the Carbon Markets & Investors Association (CMIA) and the Environmental Markets Association (EMA) for Carbon TradeEx America today announced details of their conference program. The tradeshow and conference will take place from September 28-29, 2010 at the McCormick Center in Chicago. The main pillars of the program are titled 'Emerging Opportunities', 'Marketplace ...

  • Vectren Expands Electric Energy Efficiency Programs

    Vectren Energy Delivery of Indiana (Vectren) (NYSE: VVC) received Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission (IURC) approval yesterday to implement additional electric energy efficiency programs, known as Conservation Connection, for its customers in southwestern Indiana. The expanded programs are the result of a collaborative effort between the utility and the Indiana Office of Utility Consumer ...


  • NRDC exposes EHS programs slashed under Bush Administration

    Millions of Americans have been left in the dark about hazardous pollutants being released into their communities, according to a new report by the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC). The new report provides a comprehensive look at the Bush Administration’s systemic cutting of health and environmental programs that monitor toxins across America. “The Bush administration has turned off the ...

  • 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 ...

  • Columbus steel castings to pay $825,000 and install monitoring equipment as sentence for violating clean air act

    Columbus Steel Castings Company, Inc., located on the south side of Columbus, Ohio, was sentenced today to pay $825,000 and install additional devices to prevent air pollution after pleading guilty on July 28, 2011 to six counts of violating the Clean Air Act. The violations include failing to operate air pollution controls, failing to report violations, failing to perform required monitoring, ...

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