emissions testing News

  • Huge demand for PM all monitor

    Palas, the German manufacturer of particulate monitoring instruments, is expanding production to cope with demand for its fine particulate monitor, the Fidas® 200, which is distributed in the UK by Air Monitors. In the following article Jim Mills explains why Air Monitors is being kept busy by the demand for this exciting new technology. PM monitoring – the ultimate ...


    By Air Monitors Ltd.

  • Climate models may be overestimating the cooling effect of wildfire aerosols

    Original story at MIT News Whether intentionally set to consume agricultural waste or naturally ignited in forests or peatlands, open-burning fires impact the global climate system in two ways which, to some extent, cancel each other out. On one hand, they generate a significant fraction of ...

  • Professional Credentials in Air Emissions Testing

    From the LinkedIn Environmental Consulting Professionals Group: ...


    By Golden Specialty, Inc.

  • Engine emissions analyser further improves Intertek’s emissions testing capability

    An advanced FTIR analyser installed at Intertek’s engine test facility in Milton Keynes is enabling engineers to improve the quality of their tests on the gaseous components of engine exhaust emissions. The gas analyser manufactured by Gasmet Technologies and installed by their UK subsidiary, Quantitech, measures multiple organic and inorganic components simultaneously from a large library ...


    By Quantitech Ltd

  • Engine emissions analyser further improves Intertek’s emissions testing capabilities

    An advanced FTIR analyser installed at Intertek’s engine test facility in Milton Keynes is enabling engineers to improve the quality of their tests on the gaseous components of engine exhaust emissions.  The gas analyser manufactured by Gasmet Technologies and installed by their UK subsidiary, Quantitech, measures multiple organic and inorganic components simultaneously from ...


    By Gasmet Technologies Oy

  • The Need for Accredited Air Emissions Testing Bodies

    Effective January 2012, all source testing at sources regulated under 40CFR Part 75 must be performed by organizations complying with the ASTM D7036 standard, 'Standard Practice for Competence of Air Emission Testing Bodies' (AETBs). Owners and operators of many regulated facilities are already requiring compliance (and accreditation) with the standard, in anticipation of the expansion of this ...


    By Golden Specialty, Inc.

  • Parliament decides not to veto car emissions test update

    A move to veto a plan to temporarily raise NOx emission limits for diesel cars was rejected by MEPs on Wednesday, after the EU Commission promised a review clause and tabled a long-term legislative proposal to revamp the EU car approval regime. This followed ...


    By European Parliament

  • EU nations agree on stricter emissions testing for diesel

    European Union nations have reached a tentative deal on tougher emissions tests for diesel cars after the Volkswagen scandal showed previous methods were ineffective. The slow phase-in of the new standards, however, drew fire from environmentalists. Emissions from cars on the road in the EU have been found to be four to five times above the official limits. That's largely because the current ...


    By Associated Press

  • The Golden Gazette #1 - Air Emissions Testing Newsletter

    The first quarter of 2011 has been a busy one for the air quality world, and is appropriately the time that we are launching our Testing Services newsletter. In this charter edition, we focus on the imminent Petroleum Refinery 114 program mandated by the U.S. EPA.  In it, we desire to provide valuable insight to our clients in their efforts to carry out the complex testing efforts that this ...


    By Golden Specialty, Inc.

  • FTIR Emission Testing - Avoiding Common Traps

    Fourier transform infrared (FTIR) technology is a powerful, versatile tool for air emissions testing, but involves a number of potential pitfalls. Obtaining high-quality, legally defensible data requires significant expertise and careful attention to a well-vetted quality management system. Golden Specialty, at the request of the Texas Commission for Environmental Quality, has evaluated several ...


    By Golden Specialty, Inc.

  • Europe to require “Real World” emission tests in 2017

    European auto manufacturers have made considerable progress in reducing nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions, but experts at Emissions Analytics note that challenges remain. The European Commission will require “real world” vehicle emission tests beginning in 2017. Emissions approval for passenger cars in Europe will then include mandatory on-the-road tests using a portable emissions ...


    By Emissions Analytics Limited

  • Concentrating emissions

    Researchers at MIT have shown the benefits of a new approach toward eliminating carbon-dioxide (CO2) emissions at coal-burning power plants. Their system, called pressurized oxy-fuel combustion, provides a way of separating all of the carbon-dioxide emissions produced by the burning of coal, in the form of a concentrated, pressurized liquid stream. This allows for carbon dioxide sequestration: ...

  • Tower Bridge Commuters Exhaust Emissions To Be Tested As ‘Accuscan’ Comes To Town

    On May 15th 2007, air quality monitoring specialists – Enviro Technology – will be demonstrating the abilities of the Accuscan 4600 remote sensing device on vehicles passing by Tower Bridge, City of ...

  • Vehicle Emissions Testing ‘First’ for Enviro Technology and Bristol City Council

    Following the launch of their local authority targeted ‘Vehicle Emissions Monitoring Programme’ earlier this year, air quality monitoring specialists – Enviro Technology – have announced the commencement of fleet characterisation work with Bristol City Council. Bristol’s fleet characterisation survey, which commenced on 6th November, will continue for a month at seven sites across the city ...

  • MagneGas moves to Advanced Testing of Co-Combustion Technology for Coal emission reductions

    MagneGas Corporation ("MagneGas" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: MNGA), a leading technology company that counts among its inventions a patented process that converts liquid waste into MagneGas® fuel, this week announced that it continues the testing of its advanced co-combustion technology to reduce coal emissions. One week after President Obama again proclaimed greenhouse gas emissions to be, ...


    By MagneGas Corporation

  • Cyclone System in Nestlé Azores has successfully passed emission tests!

    In 2014, Nestlé - Prolacto in São Miguel - Azores Islands decided to increase production of powder milk and, therefore, changing the drying flowrate from 31,000m3/h to 40,000m3/h. ACS was called to upgrade the existing Hurricane HR cyclones used for final stage dedusting (installed in 2011), as well as the fans used to extract the air from the Spray Towers passing through the ...

  • MEPs ask EU Commission to monitor investigations into car emission test fraud

    Emissions testing fraud should be investigated thoroughly and those responsible should face appropriate sanctions, say MEPs in a resolution voted on Tuesday. They say that the EU emissions testing system should be strengthened to ensure that EU emission limits are respected and that vehicles exceeding these limits are discovered quickly. They also recommend considering whether to establish an ...


    By European Commission

  • Global Technologies Group, Inc. Results of Final Mercury Emissions Testing

    Global Technologies Group, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: GTGP) presents summary report dated today for the last series of Mercury emissions testing completed by MSE Technology Applications, Inc., which was conducted to determine if any acid gases, NOX or SOX will be generated using MBS with compressed air in the test system and update on MSE Acquisition. NOx, SOx and Acid Gas Testing The same mercury ...

  • New emissions certification test for cars could be improved, study concludes

    A test currently under development for certifying levels of vehicle emissions may not adequately represent real world driving conditions, a new study suggests. The authors measured emissions during the new Worldwide Light-Duty Test Cycle (WLTC) compared with those in existing driving cycles and highlighted areas where the test could be potentially improved. In the EU, tailpipe emissions from new ...

  • New worldwide test procedures for measuring emissions from trucks and buses

    Truck and bus manufacturers will be able to develop just one family of engines for all major world markets, due to a new Global Technical Regulation (GTR), which was agreed at the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UN/ECE) in Geneva. The regulation will enter into force within eight months and set ...

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