air quality planning News

  • Air quality plans with IMMIS

    Supplying IMMIS  to local, regional and federal authorities as well as consulting companies, IVU Umwelt provides a comprehensive program set to evaluate traffic induced air and noise pollution. The program system IMMIS consists of the following programs: IMMISem - is ...


    By IVU Umwelt GmbH

  • Planning of ambient air quality measurements

    The series of guidelines VDI 4280 describes the planning and evaluation of ambient air quality measurements and is an important element of quality assurance in monitoring and assessing air quality in the sector regulated by law. Available since August 2009 are: VDI 4280 Part 4: Planning of ...


    By IVU Umwelt GmbH

  • Planning of ambient air quality measurements

    Available since August 2009: VDI 4280 Part 4: Planning of ambient air quality measurements; Substitution of missing values in series of measured values of ambient air quality VDI 4280 Part 5: Planning of ambient air quality measurements; Evaluation of the uncertainty of spatial air quality assessments The series of guidelines VDI 4280 describes the planning ...


    By IVU Umwelt GmbH

  • Using models for air quality assessment and planning: a guide

    Computer models are increasingly used for estimating air quality or forecasting changes in pollution levels. Various different models are currently used across Europe. The new FAIRMODE reference guide aims to make these models comparable, well documented and validated in order to achieve reliable results. In the past, assessment and reporting of air quality was largely based on ...

  • Workshop Reviewing Air Quality Modelling Assessments for Planning

    CERC are holding a one-day workshop on reviewing air quality modelling assessments, designed for local authorities and anyone involved in reviewing air quality modelling for planning applications. It will consider general principles of air quality modelling with a focus on the ADMS models. The date of the workshop is Wednesday 8th February 2017, at the Pitt Building, Cambridge. Early-bird ...

  • Work to support the Riga Air Quality Plan, Latvia

    The CERC consultancy team provided detailed technical support and expert advice to Estonian, Latvian and Lithuanian Environment (ELLE) in preparing an Air Quality Plan for Riga City Council. ELLE compiled a comprehensive emissions inventory using ...

  • Engine idling targeted in Rossendale air quality plan

    Rossendale council in Lancashire has unveiled plans to tackle air pollution within two ‘hotspots’ in the borough, after pollution levels were found to be close to exceeding recommended limits. Launched last month, the Air Quality Action Plan has been put together following a consultation period in late 2015. Rossen Engine idling is among the areas addressed ...

  • Planning agreements to fund air quality monitoring

    AQE 2013, the Air Quality and Emissions show (formerly ‘MCERTS’), taking place in Telford, UK, 13th/14th March, will include a Conference presentation by Ruth Fain, of Golder Associates, who will explain how local authorities can use Section 106 agreements with developers to fund air quality monitoring. Achieving planning consent can be a complex process, which sometimes requires ...

  • Improving indoor air quality with a construction hygiene plan - Webinar - 27 Oct.

    Find out how to eliminate potential hygiene pitfalls during building design and construction by listening to WSP's experts on this industry-led seminar. In the past, organizations developed management plans to help reduce damage to building materials during construction. Following the appearance of mold and water intrusion as a significant threat to construction projects, construction hygiene ...


    By WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff

  • Special Ceremony Planned to Unveil Innovative Air Quality Monitoring Bench

    The Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ), the Myriad Botanical Gardens and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will unveil an innovative air quality monitoring park bench during a special ceremony at 3:30 p.m., Tuesday, November 10, 2015 at the Children’s Garden in the Myriad Botanical Gardens. “Oklahoma City is honored to be chosen as one of only five cities ...

  • Ports` air quality gains from clean trucks plan in jeopardy

    On the first anniversary of the vote to adopt the landmark clean trucks program at the Port of Los Angeles, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals instructed the district court today to reconsider temporarily halting parts of the program until a trial is complete.  After losing their injunction request in district court to block the clean trucks program, the American Trucking Association (ATA) ...

  • UK panel: Heathrow plans must address air quality issues

    Britain's government should not give the go-ahead for the expansion of Heathrow airport until its officials can show they will comply with air quality, noise and other environmental concerns, a parliamentary committee report saidTuesday. The Environmental Audit Committee chair, Huw Irranca-Davies, said the purpose of the report was not to re-open the ...


    By Associated Press

  • Space watch on air quality

    Sensitive sensors located in space are being drafted to help scientists monitor the state of the quality of the Earth’s air. With air pollution becoming one of the world's biggest dangers to society's health and an economic drain on some nations, current and up- to-date information on air pollution levels and their movement are vital to researchers tackling this problem. The ESA Earth Observation ...

  • EPA approves nation’s most comprehensive tribal air quality plan (AZ)

    Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is finalizing approval of the Gila River Indian Community’s Tribal Implementation Plan, a blueprint of how to achieve improved air quality on the Community’s lands which will serve as a model for other tribes. The plan provides a framework for protecting air quality on the Reservation, including ordinances, a permit program, civil and ...

  • EPA requires stronger air quality plan for Phoenix / EPA proposes to disapprove inadequate plan

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today proposed to disapprove Maricopa County’s air quality plan because it does not adequately control emissions of coarse particulate matter. “Phoenix has an air quality problem that EPA is committed to solving. Too many residents in our nation’s 5th largest city suffer from asthma, chronic lung disease and other breathing disorders ...

  • U.S. Indoor Air Quality Market

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: U.S. Indoor Air Quality Market http://www.reportlinker.com/p0958093/US-Indoor-Air-Quality-Market.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=HVAC INTRODUCTION ...


    By ReportLinker

  • London air quality strategy released

    The Mayor of London Boris Johnson has launched the final version of his Air Quality Strategy. The final strategy follows two earlier drafts released during 2009 and 2010. The strategy includes a welcome commitment to investigate an 'inner' Low Emission Zone based on the congestion charging boundaries, and retains the commitment to ensure all development in London is at least 'air quality ...


    By Environmental Protection UK

  • Houston air quality continues to improve

    Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed to find the Houston metro area is on track to attain an important milestone in ozone-pollution reduction. This follows a nearly 25-year trend of decreasing ozone readings for the area, despite significant population growth. The EPA is proposing to approve the State of Texas’ plan for the Houston area to attain the 1997 standard ...

  • ASU joins air quality project

    Arizona State University’s American Indian Policy Institute is working with American Indian tribal governments, the state of Arizona and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to research and assess air quality in central Arizona. The Joint Air Toxics Assessment Project (JATAP) is a multi-jurisdictional effort to assess the distribution, sources and potential health risks associated with air ...


    By Arizona State University

  • ATMOS Global launches its new ‘RiskBalance+ Evidence-Based Air Quality Management Plans’

    ATMOS Global (ATMOS Australia Pty Ltd – Elite Atmospheric Air Quality Modelling & Forecasting and Climate Change Research Consultants ) launches globally its new RiskBalance+ philosophy, a fully developed approach to formulating Evidence-Based Air Quality Management Plans as part of its ...

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