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  • Canada to Impose New Air Pollutant Regulations

    The Minister of the Environment, Leona Aglukkaq, has announced that for the first time the Government of Canada will regulate industrial air pollutant emissions through requirements in the proposed Multi-Sector Air Pollutants Regulations. It is estimated that these new regulations will contribute significantly to lowering smog levels and improve air quality overall for Canadians. An estimated ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • ET Marine Anticipates Sales Boost Following New Air Pollution Regulations

    Untitled Document ET Marine, which was set up just two months ago, has reported massive interest in its newly launched Seanox ship air ...

  • Air pollution regulations drive deployment of flexible abatement solutions

    To address the growing complexity of air pollution regulations, which have to address a multi-tiered array of local authority, national and international requirements, AirProtekt of Cambridge is offering a total package air pollution service that embraces process assessment, project design, supply of the air pollution equipment, installation and commissioning. Modern Air pollution regulations ...


    By AirProtekt Limited

  • Noise pollution: separate regulations needed for construction

    In a new study, Spanish researchers describe a method specifically designed for measuring and characterising noise from building sites. They claim the method could help shape future policy related to noise pollution caused by the construction industry and provide important information to help reduce construction noise. Several EU directives are concerned with noise pollution and focus on reducing ...

  • Report: China`s ports fail to regulate pollution

    China's busy ports fail to regulate heavy emissions of sulfur oxide and other pollutants mostly from cargo ships although they're the biggest source of air pollution in port cities such as Hong Kong, according to a new report. The U.S.-based Natural Resources Defense Council found that maritime activity accounts for half of all sulfur oxide emitted in Hong Kong and about a third of all nitrogen ...


    By Associated Press

  • Stringent air pollution norms boost adoption of air pollution control equipment

    The industrial growth and the infrastructure boom in India has vitalized several industries such as steel, cement and electricity. The electricity vertical has been especially invigorated, with utilities adding capacities to their plant to close the gap between demand and supply. These developments across verticals have fueled demand for air pollution control equipment (APCE) in India. New ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Japanese enforcement of air pollution law

    The Ministry of the Environment released a report on the enforcement status of the Air Pollution Control Law (hereinafter referred to as 'the Law') for FY 2006.  1. Purpose of the survey - The purpose of the survey is to acquire basic data for air pollution control administration by determining the current enforcement status of the Law. The collected information included the number of ...

  • Controlling Air Pollution - Predictions for 2008

    CleanAIR Systems, a leader in emissions control technology, has drawn upon their daily interaction with regulatory standards, original equipment manufacturers and businesses using air pollution control products, to forecast their “Air Pollution Control - Predictions for 2008”. The issue of air pollution and how to control it was a hot topic in 2007, particularly with climate change and ...


  • The cost of air pollution impacts on health

    Researchers have developed a new model to assess the health-related external costs arising from air pollution from ten major emission sectors. Applying the model at national and Europe-wide levels, they suggested that the major contributors to costs were industrial power production, agriculture, road traffic and domestic combustion. In recent years, policy action to reduce emissions has targeted ...

  • Hot gas filtration questions replace regulations as the most important air pollution control subjects

    Regulations are normally the most important factors changing the world’s air pollution control decisions. However, advances in the ability to treat hot gases make technology questions the most important subjects for air pollution control purchasers in China, the U.S. and the rest of the world. The regulations leave no doubt that existing precipitators on coal-fired boilers, kilns and ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • Stronger regulation needed to improve corporate pollution record in China

    The recent criticism of several foreign-owned companies by China’s top environmental authority has turned up the heat on multinational corporations (MNC) operating in the country. Earlier this month, the State Environmental Protection Administration (SEPA) followed up with 130 MNCs caught polluting since 2004 and exposed three persistent polluters, according to China Business News. SEPA’s ...

  • New Report on `Green` Recycling Industry Exposes Unregulated Toxic Air Pollution Threat - California Agency to be First in the Nation to Regulate Toxic Air Pollution from Industry

    EL CERRITO, Calif. - A new report by a leading California Environmental Justice group, Global Community Monitor (GCM), has uncovered a potentially massive problem from the nation's billion dollar metal recycling industry. The report finds that metal recycling, generally considered a green industry, both releases toxic air contaminants during processing operations and is currently ...

  • Emissions Webinar ´Air Pollution Abatement Technology Overview´

    EHS Daily Advisor is hosting a webinar this September on emission destruction technologies for compliance with MACT, NSPS, NESHAP, and state VOC and HAP regulations.  Sponsored by Verantis Environmental Solutions Group and Anguil Environmental Systems, the complimentary webcast will provide attendees with a ...

  • Air Pollution Control for Coal-Fired Power Plants

    This is an update by the same author, a Ph.D. chemical engineer, of a BCC Research report of the same name published in March 2009. In the three-plus years since then there has been a lot of talk, political posturing and research, but not much has actually happened, either in new technology or major new business thrusts, in the coal-fired power plant industry regarding its actions to control air ...


  • Addressing India`s Air Pollution Control Needs

    As regulators in India develop stricter standards for industrial air pollutants, two capital equipment suppliers have formed a new partnership to meet the upcoming demand for air pollution control solutions from Indian manufacturers and factories.        Anguil Environmental Systems, Inc. (Anguil) and MOJJ Engineering Systems Ltd. (MOJJ) have teamed ...

  • Ohio Plant Fined $750,000 for Air Pollution Violations

    Company Also to Cut Future Emissions Washington, D.C. - A Cincinnati-area nitric acid production facility will pay $750,000 in civil penalties to settle violations of the New Source Review (NSR) provisions of the Clean Air Act uncovered by EPA. The parent companies also agreed to install state-of-the-art pollution control equipment at the facility that will reduce nitrogen oxides (NOx) ...

  • Air pollution control helps remove VOCs

    Air pollution control manufacturer AirProtekt has supplied turnkey air pollution control equipment to abate volatile organic compounds (VOC) fumes and odours from three solvent-based spray painting booths and baking ovens at an aircraft component finishing facility. The equipment supplied was AirProtekt’s Honeycat® concentrator catalytic ...

  • Children with asthma affected by `safe` levels of air pollution

    Children with asthma living in cities are especially vulnerable to urban pollution. Emissions from motor vehicles, in particular, are thought to provoke asthma-related symptoms. New research suggests that even 'safe' levels of atmospheric pollutants can affect children with asthma, causing breathing difficulties and an associated increase in health problems. Researchers examined the relationship ...

  • EPA Ordered to Review California Air Pollution Rules

    Recently the Ninth U.S. District Court of Appeals ordered the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to review its approval of California’s air pollution standards related to pesticides and ozone.  The ruling came about after several groups challenged the EPA in court for approving in part, and disapproving in part, revisions to California’s state implementation plan for ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • High levels of air pollution to spread across UK

    As high levels of air pollution are reported across the UK, NPL's role is to make sure that the measurements of pollutant concentrations are as reliable as possible, so that the right warnings can be given and the most appropriate actions taken. The National Physical Laboratory (NPL) manages much of the infrastructure in place to monitor air pollution around the UK, which helps to provide public ...

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