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  • Rainstorms raise airborne dust problem

    Researchers have identified an unexpected generator of the fine organic dust that blows in the wind. They blame it on raindrops. Researchers from two national laboratories in the US, and colleagues, report in Nature ...


    By Climate News Network

  • Bums on seats! Plymouth bus resolves seating dust problem

    As any public transport operator knows, bus seats capture a huge amount of dust - from atmospheric dusts through mites to human skin - none of which maintenance teams should be breathing! Having tried a wide range of solutions, Plymouth Bus have identified an effective method of controlling the clouds of dust released by fabric seating components during repair and reconditioning work. AirBench is ...


    By AirBench

  • Internationally Proven Sustainable Solution for all dust problems in the mining industry worldwide

    Please view our web sites are for detailed information on the most superior dust suppressant available for mining operations.  Cypher Environmental Ltd. ships this highly effective and liability free (no chlorides or other hazardous chemicals) from Mongolia to South America including the largest mining company in the world.  We also supply EarthZyme for the haul road construction ...


    By Cypher Environmental Ltd.

  • Texas Floods & High Humidity Levels in Water-Damaged Buildings Can Cause Dust Mite Problems

    The historic May rains across Texas resulted in an end to the drought that much of the state had suffered for years.  Unfortunately, it also left a path of destruction and water-damaged homes and buildings in dozens of counties.   While today, many people recognize that a water damaged structure can quickly lead to indoor air quality concerns due to the ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Humidity and Condensation in Puerto Rican Properties can Create Mold & Dust Mite Problems

    Although the weather can vary greatly in different parts of the islands of Puerto Rico, many regions experience high relative humidity levels on a regular basis.  According to WeatherSpark, the relative humidity levels recorded at the international airport in San Juan typically range between 57% and 92%.   High humidity levels mean there is significant ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Dust bowl threat

    Dust storms accelerated by a warming climate have covered the Rocky Mountains with dirt whose heat-trapping properties have caused snowpacks to melt weeks earlier than normal, worrying officials in Colorado about drastic water shortages by late summer. Snowpacks from the San Juan Mountains to the Front Range have either completely melted or will be gone within the next two weeks, said Tom ...


  • New Sustainable Dust Suppressant

    DUST STOP, as currently accepted by most professional resource experts worldwide as a road dust suppressant has now arrived in it's next generation. There is no need to poison the world's environment with toxins and hazardous chemicals curiously allowed by governments any longer. The extremely dangerous chlorides that CEPA and EPA have declared as toxic seem low in cost and high in false claims ...


    By Cypher Environmental Ltd.

  • Environmental treatmentand solutions for mining and road problems

    For years the practice of mining has depleted the world's valuable supply of raw materials. While these supplies are being consumed a large portion of them are being wasted during and after the mining process due to the continuous losses of fines through the previously unavoidable procurement of suspended particulate matter. The results of these suspended particles of raw materials are not only ...


    By Cypher Environmental Ltd.

  • CNN Reports on IAQ Problems in the Nation’s Schools

    “Figures are hard to come by, but studies have estimated that a third or more of U.S. schools have mold, dust and other indoor air problems serious enough to provoke respiratory issues like asthma in students and teachers.”  This statement was made in a CNN article today entitled “Are schools making kids sick?”    The article has already caught the ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • The Use of Humidifiers could be Creating Additional Health Problems

    It’s cold season in most parts of the country and as parents hear their children cough many turn to the use of humidifiers to help the situation.  Humidifiers increase the amount of moisture in the air which leads many to believe they help a sick person breathe easier. This may not be the case however.  A recent article in Pediatrics and a discussion on National Public Radio (NPR) ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Workshop focuses on dust protection and monitoring

    Ashtead Technology, TSI and the Health & Safety Laboratory (HSL) recently collaborated to deliver a workshop focusing on the environmental and safety hazards presented by dust and other particulate matter. Alan Hasson and Josh Thomas from Ashtead Technology provided an overview of the justification for dust monitoring in the workplace, and Nicholas Baxter from HSL described the requirements ...


    By Ashtead Technology Ltd

  • More reasons not to store dust in your dust collector hopper

    One of the most common baghouse operation practices that we find when we send a dust collector technical advisor out to various facilities is that many plant unwisely use the hopper on their dust collector for storage of the collected dust. Sometimes this is done unwittingly, as maintenance staff simply overlook emptying the hopper on a regular basis. Other times, this is more or less included ...


    By Golden Specialty, Inc.

  • The combustible dust fire and explosion Pentagon

    In February 1999, an explosion in a foundry in Massachusetts killed three and injured nine. Almost four years later in January 2003, an explosion in a North Carolina pharmaceutical plant killed six and injured 38. A month later, seven are killed in an explosion in a Kentucky acoustics insulation manufacturing plant and 37 more are injured; and in February 2008, an explosion at a Georgia sugar ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • Control of hazardous dust with new 100% environmental solution

    Now It Is Available And Finally The World Has An Effective, Inexpensive, Environmentally Friendly proven Dust Control Solution To Solve The Hazardous Airborne Threats Plaguing The Entire World's Atmosphere Today. Dust Stop benefits municipal roads, agriculture, mines, oil operatons, safety concerns and the multitude of medical problems today that are the direct cause of every nations massive ...


    By Cypher Environmental Ltd.

  • Asbestos Contamination in Water Poses New Problems for Cleanup in Libby, MT

    Tests of the waterways surrounding Libby, Montana show extremely high levels of asbestos, complicating a cleanup that has already cost $370 million over the past decade, reports the Great Falls Tribune. W.R. Grace & Co. mined asbestos-tainted vermiculite near Libby to make residential insulation until 1990. Now the area is one of the largest superfund sites in the nation’s history. An ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Cypher announces next generation of Dust Stop

    Cypher's previous Dust Stop was an amazing product but this next generation is so perfect at suppressing road dust and dozens of other soil and dust containment, erosion, serious health conditions and numerous other problems created by fugitive dust that Cypher is pleased to advise to all of those that have been anxiously awaiting this release that it is now here.   Dust Stop, as ...


    By Cypher Environmental Ltd.

  • Silica Dust at Dangerous Levels in Manhattan Subway

    Air samples taken at the Second Avenue subway construction site in New York City show high levels of silica dust, which can lead to debilitating health conditions and death. A report completed by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) stated that the air inside the tunnel contained more than three times the allowable level of silica dust.   Crystalline silica, a basic ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Petcoke Problems: Tar sands waste piling up on Chicago’s Southeast side

    In recent months massive piles of petroleum coke (or petcoke) have built up along the banks of the Calumet River on Chicago’s Southeast Side. BP’s highly-controversial refinery in Whiting, IN is completing a massive expansion to process increased amounts of Canada’s ultra-heavy tar sands oil, which will result in a tripling of its petcoke production. The powdery black material ...

  • Environment: Commission takes action against UK for persistent air pollution problems

    The Commission has launched legal proceedings against the UK for its failure to cut excessive levels of nitrogen dioxide, a toxic gas. Nitrogen dioxide is the main pre-cursor for ground-level ozone causing major respiratory problems and leading to premature death. City-dwellers are particularly exposed, as most nitrogen dioxide originates in traffic fumes. European legislation sets limits on air ...

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