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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: …. ...

  • 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 ...

  • How clean is Europe’s air?

    Particulate matter and ground-level ozone remain important air pollutants in Europe. Despite improvements due to EU legislation, they continue to have a heavy toll on human health especially in southern and eastern Europe. Two reports released this week by the European Environment Agency (EEA) shed light on Europe’s air quality. One in four Europeans endured many days of frequent and high ...

  • Clean Air Zones in England

    On 5 May the UK government published the principles for setting up new Clean Air Zones in England, which can include charges for older vehicles which do not meet emission standards such as Euro 6. Local authorities who propose Clean Air Zones must consider the sources of vehicle pollution in their area to ensure the zone design is appropriate to meet the air quality challenge. ...

  • CPI and the Clean Air Act

    CPI was incorporated in 1969. Just a year later the Clean Air Act (CAA) was implemented. CPI is proud to have contrubuted to lower ozone, carbon monoxider, nitrogen dioxide and now greenhouse gas emissions. Check this link for more information from the EPA:  ...

  • Clean air - It does matter

    The venerable magazine The Economist posed an interesting observation recently that any attempt to put an economic value on fresh air, clean water or tropical rainforests can offend the delicate sensibilities of those who argue that the conservation of nature is a moral duty. Yet although the best things in life appear to be free, that does not mean they are without financial value. It simply ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Tackling the global clean air challenge

    In many cities air pollution is reaching levels that threaten people's health according to an unprecedented compilation of air quality data released today by WHO. The information includes data from nearly 1100 cities across 91 countries, including capital cities and cities with more than 100 000 residents. Compared to 90 other countries, Canada tied for third with Australia following ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Canada invests in clean air solutions

    Canada's Environment Minister Peter Kent has announced an additional $10 million contribution to the Climate and Clean Air Coalition to Reduce Short-Lived Climate Pollutants and a $2.5 million contribution to the Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN). The announcement was made prior to the Major Economies Forum on Energy and Climate where representatives of 17 major economies are scheduled ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Hyundai`s clean air commitment

    As part of its environmental goal to help clean the air we breathe today and into the future, Hyundai Auto Canada Corp. today announced the Clean Air Commitment - a financial top-up of up to $1,000 on the federal government’s scrappage program whose aim is to get the oldest, worst-polluting vehicles off the road and encourage Canadians to select more sustainable transportation alternatives. While ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • 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

  • Clean air advocates sue feds to save clean trucks

    The Federal Maritime Commission violated environmental laws when it attempted last month to block clean truck programs at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, according to a lawsuit filed today in California federal court by the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), Sierra Club and the Coalition for Clean Air. The programs, which went into effect October 1, will protect millions of ...

  • ROUSH CleanTech Helps Clean Air at Wisconsin Airport

    GO Riteway, Wisconsin’s premier airport transportation provider, is operating 21 ROUSH CleanTech Ford E-350 vans fueled by propane autogas to serve as ground transportation vehicles for the General Mitchell International ...


  • 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

  • EPA Seeks Applications for Clean Air Excellence Awards

    EPA and the Clean Air Act Advisory Committee (CAAAC) are now accepting applications for the Eighth Annual Clean Air Excellence Awards program. Winners are honored for outstanding accomplishments in programs, projects, or technologies that reduce air pollution emissions. Applicants are judged in five awards categories: (1) Clean Air Technology; (2) Community Development/Redevelopment; (3) ...

  • WRI to host discussion on state of the clean air act

    On January 23, WRI will host a high-profile roundtable discussion on “The State of the Clean Air Act: Past, Present and Future.” The event will be moderated by Senator Tom Carper (D-Del.) and Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.), and will feature former EPA Administrators William Ruckelshaus and William Reilly, and other speakers. As 2012 ...

  • 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 ...

  • Assistance in the salvage of clean air with Herts Essex Recycling

    Filtrex Global provides products and systems that are energy efficient, and ensure that installations are adequately maintained to prevent environmental issues. HVAC systems with clogged filters decrease air flow, causing the systems to work harder, which in turn increases energy consumption.  The same goes for the condition of ducting; if ducts along with coils and filters are ...


    By Filtrex Global Limited

  • EPA proposes to approve albuquerque clean air plan

    Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that it has proposed to approve revisions to the Albuquerque/Bernalillo County, New Mexico State Implementation Plan (SIP) which ensures air quality standards are maintained by regulations of the Clean Air Act. The proposal takes action on the regulatory plan to establish emissions thresholds for new and modified stationary sources ...

  • Largest Clean Air Settlement in U.S. History

    WASHINGTON, DC, October 9, 2007 (ENS) - One of the nation's largest electric utilities has agreed to spend $4.6 billion to reduce harmful air emissions from 16 coal-fired power plants, ending an eight year legal battle over alleged violations of the Clean Air Act. Federal officials called the agreement with American Electric Power, AEP, the largest environmental settlement in U.S. ...

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