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  • Missouri `Breathe Easy` project receives $947,338 in diesel emission reduction funding

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded $947,338 to the Missouri Department of Natural Resources (MDNR) “Breathe Easy” Project, a $1.5 million project to retrofit, repower and replace diesel engines on heavy duty vehicles across the state. MDNR will partner with St. Louis Regional Clean Cities, Mid-America Regional Council in Kansas City, Ozarks Center for ...

  • US firefighters pay a heavy price for contaminated breathing air

    A recent incident at a Fire Department in Henderson, Nevada, prompted emergency action and a hefty bill for city officials. Firefighters reported a smell of petroleum coming from the air tanks in their self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA). The problem was traced to an air compressor which is believed to have introduced contaminants into the system. The compressor has now been replaced, ...


    By Analox Sensor Technology

  • CleanAIR Particulate Filters Protect Miners’ Exposure to Diesel Emissions

    Santa Fe, NM -- Miners have one of the most dangerous jobs in the world. While many federal regulations protect miners from on-the-job hazards, it has not always been easy to protect the air they breathe. Now new standards decided on February 9th by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit will help miners breathe easier by limiting exposure to diesel emissions, specifically ...


  • Mobile filter units at Brazil welding show

    German air extraction equipment manufacturer Kemper has developed a portable breathing protection system, autoflow XP, to meet European environment, health and safety (EHS) regulations. Kemper will be showing the autoflow XP system along with its entire range of mobile and portable filter units at the international Brazil Welding Show in 2011 which takes ...

  • EPA, New Jersey DEP and local school districts protect students from lead in school drinking water

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, working with the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection and three New Jersey school districts, has successfully lowered lead in drinking water at elementary schools in Union City, Atlantic City and Weehawken, New Jersey to below EPA-recommended levels. Sampling by EPA initially found elevated lead levels in drinking water at 28 of the 343 ...

  • United Air Care of Southern California Offers Premium Air Duct Cleaning Services to Remove Harmful Airborne Particles

    Home and business owners who get their air ducts cleaned through United Air Care experience a marked positive difference in the cleanliness of the air they breathe. LOS ANGELES - Los Angeles has been labeled as the most polluted city in America for years now, a statistic that can be largely attributed to the city's ever increasing number of ...


  • Washington sues feds over safety of nuclear waste tanks

    Washington state is suing the federal government again over cleanup at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation - this time over the danger posed to workers by vapor releases from underground waste-storage tanks. In a federal lawsuit filed in Spokane on Wednesday, state Attorney General Bob Ferguson said the U.S. Department of Energy has known about vapors sickening workers at the site since at least the ...


    By Associated Press

  • Perma Pure Achieves ISO Class 8 Cleanroom Certification

    Perma Pure LLC, a global leader of gas conditioning solutions for medical, scientific, and environmental monitoring applications, today announced that the Company’s cleanroom has been verified to be within Class 8 as described by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 14644-1:2015 standard. The cleanroom, located at Perma Pure’s New Jersey headquarters, is an ...


    By Perma Pure LLC

  • Crown Dynamic's AirWare Labs(R) Selects 3M Filtration Media for Allergy and Travel Products

    Crown Dynamics Corp., (OTCBB: CDYY) today announces that two of the products manufactured and sold by the AirWare Labs division, AIR® Allergy and AIR® Travel, will now be manufactured with 3M's Filtration Media. The two products, which are the only of their kind in the marketplace, offer a higher level of efficacy due to this strategic inclusion of the 3M filters. AIR® Allergy with 3M ...


    By Marketwire

  • New Model 300 Roundaire Cleanable Fume Extractor

    Sentry Air Systems Model 300 Roundaire is a mobile source-capture fume extraction system that helps protect the operator’s breathing zone from harmful airborne fumes and particulates found in many industrial settings due to welding, metal working, solvents, powder handling and ...


    By Sentry Air Systems, Inc.

  • EPA marks earth day with events across the country

    With Earth Day approaching on April 22, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has been holding events to highlight health and environmental issues around the United States. On April 16 and 17, EPA held an event on the National Mall where Americans gathered to learn how to protect their health and environment in which they live. EPA showcased more than 40 interactive exhibits where kids and ...

  • EPA and New York City urge people to save energy, money and the environment on hot summer days

    The simmering heat over the next several days means two things -- unhealthy air quality and enormous energy demand. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the New York City Department of Environmental Protection are teaming up to give New Yorkers tips they can use to reduce energy use, air pollution and the chances of power outages. Smog alerts have been issued for the entire greater New ...

  • Obama admin drives ahead with new cleaner gas rule

    The Obama administration is driving ahead with a dramatic reduction in sulfur in gasoline and tailpipe emissions, declaring that cleaner air will save thousands of lives per year at little cost to consumers. Public health groups and automakers cheered the new rules, finalized Monday by the Environmental Protection Agency, with some insisting they could prove to be President Barack Obama's ...


    By Associated Press

  • Blueair air pollution snapshot shows air pollution in Los Angeles and New York worse than in Beijing

    Levels of air pollution in Los Angeles and New York City were higher at times the past week than in Beijing, according to a snapshot survey in early March conducted by Blueair, a global leader in indoor air purification systems.  Using its Blueair Friend app that monitors outdoor air in thousands of locations across the USA and rest of the world, the Blueair comparison shows that Americans ...


    By Blueair, Inc.

  • Caterpillar Inc. to pay $2.55 million to resolve clean air act violations

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) today announced a settlement with Caterpillar Inc. to resolve alleged Clean Air Act violations for shipping more than 590,000 highway and non-road diesel engines without the correct emissions controls. Caterpillar also allegedly failed to comply with emission control reporting and engine-labeling requirements. ...

  • Crowcon’s CellarSafe Gas Detector Helps Athletes Train Safely in ‘Artificial Mountains’

    -Gas detector ensures constant O2 and CO2 levels in enclosed chambers-Crowcon’s CellarSafe O2/CO2 gas detector and control system is being used to monitor the level of the two gases in unique ‘artificial mountains’ – enclosed endurance training chambers designed to simulate depleted oxygen levels at high altitudes. The chambers are manufactured by German company Höhenbalance AG.Generators filter ...

  • EPA Offers energy tips on summer cooling to save money, reduce air pollution

    The summer heat is here. To help you and your family stay cool, comfortable and save energy, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Energy Star program suggests a few simple steps. The average American home spends almost 20 percent of its utility bill on cooling. Increased energy production to run cooling systems raises your costs and contributes to pollution that adversely affects the ...

  • BASF Mercury Sorbent ZX solution for coal-fired power plants

    BASF’s Catalysts division will introduce Mercury Sorbent ZX, an innovative mercury adsorbent solution for coal-fired power plants, at the Power Plant Air Pollutant Control “MEGA” Symposium, being held Aug. 30 – Sept. 2, 2010, in Baltimore, Maryland. The symposium is sponsored by The U.S. Department of Energy, the Electric Power Research Institute, the U.S. Environmental ...


    By BASF Catalysts

  • EPA offers energy tips on summer cooling to help save money, reduce pollution

    With summer around the corner, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Energy Star program today issued its annual list of ideas to help the public cut cooling costs, protect their health and stay comfortable at home. The average home spends almost 20 percent of its utility bill on cooling. Increased energy production to run cooling systems not only raises costs, it also can ...

  • Dynamic Air Quality Solutions Supports Asthma Awareness Month

     As Asthma Awareness Month shifts into full gear, the program aims to raise awareness of the life-threatening respiratory illness that affects nearly 26 million Americans. Although pollution and poor outdoor air quality have contributed to rising asthma rates, many are still unaware that indoor air can be two to five times more polluted than outdoor air. Dynamic Air Quality Solutions, a ...

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