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  • “Clean air for all - all for clean air”

    Ladies and Gentlemen, “Clean air for all - all for clean air”. This sounds like the slogan of the three musketeers'. Perhaps this should be expected here, in the country of Alexandre Dumas. Bravo! The theme of this panel nicely summarises the ‘essentials’ to successfully addressing one of the most important health and environment challenges we face today: …. ...

  • Cleaning up Buenos Aires

    With new technology and a fleet of 64 Scania trucks, refuse collection company Cliba in Buenos Aires has set a new standard for urban waste handling in Latin America. “Robust vehicles and a superior service network provide us with the lowest total cost,” says Guillermo Virano, Contract Manager for Cliba in Buenos Aires, praising the solution from Scania. With an area of 202 ...


    By Scania AB

  • Beijing game for clean air challenge

    With the Olympic Games in sight, the Chinese Government is committed to improving the air quality in Beijing, and has had measures in place since 1998 which have already made a difference. However, there is still some way to go to meet national air quality standards in the Chinese capital, according to Professor Wang Wen-Xing and his team from the Chinese Research Academy of Environmental ...


    By Springer

  • Seminar announcement: Delivering Clean Air Zones

    The organisers of AQE 2018, the Air Quality & Emissions show, are delighted to announce a partnership with the Environmental Industries Commission (EIC), which will host a one-day seminar on 21st November focusing on the development of Clean Air Zones (CAZs). “A significant part of the AQE event will address issues relating to ambient air quality,” says AQE Organiser Marcus ...

  • AQE 2018 Seminar on Clean Air Zones

    AQE 2018 (Telford, 21+22 Nov), the Air Quality & Emissions event, will include a seminar organised by the EIC on 21st November focusing on solutions for the management and delivery of Clean Air Zones (CAZs). CAZs are a major part of the Government’s plans to ensure compliance with EU limit values for NOx ...

  • Particulates, Smog Targeted in European Clean Air Strategy

    BRUSSELS, Belgium, September 22, 2005 (ENS) - The European Commission Wednesday proposed a formal strategy for achieving improvements in air quality across Europe. The thematic strategy on air pollution aims by 2020 to cut the annual number of premature deaths from diseases related to air pollution by almost 40 percent from the 2000 level and to reduce the area of forests damaged by airborne ...

  • EPA Approves New Mexico’s Clean Air Plan

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently approved updates to New Mexico’s clean air plan. New Mexico’s plan meets federal requirements for implementation, maintenance and enforcement of the 2010 sulfur dioxide air standard. The Clean Air Act requires states to have a plan that implements, maintains, and enforces national ambient air quality standards. When a federal air ...

  • Questions and answers on the EU Clean Air Policy Package

    1. Why is air pollution a problem? Poor air quality is a major health risk, causing lung diseases, cardiovascular diseases, and cancer. Children, the elderly and citizens suffering from asthma and respiratory conditions are most affected. As well as negative effects on health, air pollution has considerable economic impacts, cutting short lives, increasing medical costs, and reducing ...

  • Questions and answers on the EU Clean Air Policy Package

    1. Why is air pollution a problem? Poor air quality is a major health risk, causing lung diseases, cardiovascular diseases, and cancer. Children, the elderly and citizens suffering from asthma and respiratory conditions are most affected. As well as negative effects on health, air pollution has considerable economic impacts, cutting short lives, increasing medical costs, and reducing ...


    By Europa Press Room

  • Jackson reinstates EPA staff paper in review of national ambient air quality standards

    Administrator Jackson reinstated the staff paper portion of the process for reviewing federal air quality standards, reversing portions of a Bush Administration decision that revised review procedures. EPA is required under the Clean Air Act (CAA) to review every five years the science behind existing National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) for six common air pollutants and to decide ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Statement by EPA administrator Lisa P. Jackson on the ozone national ambient air quality standards

    Since day one, under President Obama’s leadership, EPA has worked to ensure health protections for the American people, and has made tremendous progress to ensure that Clean Air Act standards protect all Americans by reducing our exposures to harmful air pollution like mercury, arsenic and carbon dioxide.  This Administration has put in place some of the most important standards and ...

  • airmoTWA: New TRAP GC/MS/FID instrument for ambient air monitoring designed for onsite use

    To ensure people’s safety and a good repeatability of industrial process, the analysis of ambient air is crucial. Electronic boards are produced in clean air room by com­plex lithographic pro­cess using very reactive chemicals. The nature and concentration of volatile compounds can be different depending on the chemical pro­cess and can also vary rapidly. There is a need to ...


    By Chromatotec Group

  • Airmotwa: New TRAP-GC-MS-FID instrument for ambient air monitoring designed for onsite use

    To ensure people safety and a good repeatability of industrial process, the analysis of ambient air is crucial. Especially, electronic boards are produced in clean air room by complex lithographic process using very reactive chemicals. The nature and concentration of volatile compounds can be different depending on the chemical process and can also vary rapidly. There is a need to analyze ...


    By Chromatotec Group

  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Department of Commerce, and the Institute of Clean Air Companies (ICAC) Announce Partnership to Promote Export of Clean Air Technology

    The Institute of Clean Air Companies (ICAC), represented by its Board of Directors, announced today that they are partnering with the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Commerce (DOC) to promote the export of clean air technology around the world. This partnership will take advantage of the EPA's science and analysis with the commercial reach of the DOC and ...

  • EU celebrates 7th European Mobility Week: `Clean Air for All`

    More than 200 million people across Europe and around the world are expected to take part in European Mobility Week (16-22 September) – the biggest global event dedicated to sustainable urban travel. This year's theme, 'Clean Air for All', encourages local authorities to organise initiatives that highlight the link between mobility and air quality, and launch permanent measures to cut harmful ...


    By European Commission

  • El Paso midstream group to resolve clean air act violations in Utah

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced a Clean Air Act settlement with El Paso Midstream Group, LLC (El Paso) resolving violations at the Blue Bell Gas Plant near Roosevelt in Duchesne County, Utah. The settlement requires the company to pay $20,000 in civil penalties and up to $235,000 toward funding and maintaining two regulatory air monitors in the Uintah Basin. “This ...

  • Los Angeles Companies Agree to Pay $140,000 for Clean Air Act Violations

    Two Los Angeles companies have agreed to pay a combined total of $140,000 for violating the Clean Air Act by importing electric generators and recreational vehicles into the Port of Long Beach without proper emission controls. All Power America, LLC (All-Power) located in Chino, Calif. will pay $60,000 and Maxtrade, LLC (Maxtrade) located in South El Monte, Calif. will pay $80,000. In addition to ...

  • Final clean air permit issued for pioneer valley facility in Westfield, Mass.

    EPA has issued a final Clean Air Act permit to the Pioneer Valley Energy Center for the construction and operation of a new 431 MW/hr combined cycle gas turbine in Westfield, Mass.  The permit is designed to prevent the significant deterioration of air quality resulting from the plant’s operation. The federal Clean Air Act requires new major sources of air pollutants in areas which ...

  • International Union of Air Pollution Prevention and Environmental Protection Associations issues call for abstracts for World Clean Air Congress

    The International Union of Air Pollution Prevention and Environmental Protection Associations (IUAPPA) has issued the call for abstracts for the World Clean Air Congress, September 12-16, 2010, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.The 2010 Congress will bring together specialists from academia, industry, consulting, environmental advocacy groups, and government to present innovative ways to ...

  • Air pollution causes cancer

    What many commuters choking on smog have long suspected has finally been scientifically validated: air pollution causes lung cancer. The International Agency for Research on Cancer declared on Thursday that air pollution is a carcinogen, alongside known dangers such as asbestos, tobacco and ultraviolet radiation. The decision came after a ...


    By Associated Press

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