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  • Diesel Exhaust + Cholesterol = Cardiovascular Disease

    LOS ANGELES, California, July 26, 2007 (ENS) - Exposure to a combination of diesel exhaust and high blood cholesterol increases the risk for heart attack and stroke far more than exposure to either factor alone, new research reveals. The results indicate that controlling air pollution may prove to be a powerful tool for preventing cardiovascular disease. Published in today's edition of the ...

  • Californians dying prematurely from particles in vehicle exhaust

    Every year, up to 24,000 Californians die prematurely because they breathe fine particle pollution over a long period of time, according to research presented this week to the California Air Resources Board. A majority of these deaths occur in highly populated areas around the state, including the South Coast, the San Joaquin Valley and the San Francisco Bay air basins.  All combustion ...

  • Real-time car exhaust monitoring with IONICON PTR-MS

    IONICON PTR-MS is known for being an analytical technique to quantify hydrocarbons and VOCs with high sensitivity and in real-time. The capability to monitor emissions in real-time is particularly useful for recording the fast changing conditions in the combustion process and to assess the impact of control technologies. Especially the initial cold start phase in cars, which ...


    By Ionicon Analytik Ges.m.b.H.

  • Emissions expert Integer announces Diesel Exhaust Fluid Forum in San Diego, USA, November 11-12

    Integer, a leading business consultancy in the area of global emissions regulations, today announced its latest conference targeted at US road transport industry executives and their suppliers. The Diesel Exhaust Fluid Forum (DEFF ’08) will be held in San Diego, California, on November 11-12. The aim of this independent forum is to give exclusive insight into the commercial opportunities and ...


    By Integer Research Limited

  • ASTM D7422 - 11 standard test method for evaluation of diesel engine oils in T-12 exhaust gas recirculation diesel engine

    This test method was developed to evaluate the wear performance of engine oils in turbocharged and intercooled four-cycle diesel engines equipped with EGR and running on ultra-low sulfur diesel fuel. Obtain results from used oil analysis and component measurements before and after test. The test method may be used for engine oil specification acceptance when all details of ...


    By ASTM International

  • ASTM D6987 / D6987M - 11 standard test method for evaluation of diesel engine oils in t-10 exhaust gas recirculation diesel engine

    This test method was developed to evaluate the wear performance of engine oils in turbocharged and intercooled four-cycle diesel engines equipped with EGR. Obtain results from used oil analysis and component measurements before and after the test. The test method may be used for engine oil specification acceptance when all details of the procedure are followed. ...


    By ASTM International

  • New Oil in Water Method Allows Onsite Analysis

    S. Norwalk, CT, April 19, 2007 -- New European regulations governing the measurement of oil-in-water, a 15% hydrocarbon emission reduction target and Hydrocarbon Trading have all heightened the importance of monitoring oil concentration levels. As a result, US instrument manufacturer, Wilks Enterprise, Inc., and their UK representative – Quantitech, Ltd. - have reported a rapid growth in demand ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • QCL technology fulfils EPA expectations for N2O analysis

    With its laser spectroscopic motor exhaust gas analyzer MEXA-1400QL-NX, HORIBA provides its customers with a powerful and universally applicable technology in the field of emissions testing. The analyzer is capable of simultaneously measuring four nitrogen compounds (NO, NO2, N2O and NH3), even at low concentrations using quantum cascade laser mid-infrared spectroscopy. The laser absorption ...


    By HORIBA Europe GmbH

  • Portable biogas monitoring for process control & analysis

    Regular, reliable and accurate monitoring of biogas yield is essential for optimising process performance, treatment and control. There are many solutions and products available using the latest gas measurement techniques however not all are reliable, maintain the required accuracy or assist with minimising potential downtime. Biogas is produced by anaerobic digestion of biodegradable materials, ...


    By Geotech

  • Next-generation analysis systems for controlling water quality

    Knowing whether the water in our reservoirs is contaminated by a specific bacterium or if the river passing through our town contains an excessive amount of heavy metals is vital when confronting environmental or public health problems. To this end it is necessary to have a network of analysis systems which measures the chemical and biological parameters of these water sources. Current devices ...

  • Africa Analysis: Seize the moment on climate tech

    Africa must make sure its grassroots innovations can benefit from a new global green technology support mechanism, argues Linda Nordling. When exhausted environment ministers pushed through an agreement after extended ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Space sensor perks up environmental protection and medical analysis

    Miniaturised ceramic gas sensors, originally developed for measuring oxygen levels for spacecraft re-entry vehicles, enables improved human breath measurement apparatus, better control of heater combustion thereby reducing pollution, and higher safety in fuel cell manufacturing. It all began in 1993 when the Institute of Space Systems (IRS) of the University of Stuttgart started to develop ...


    By European Space Agency (ESA)

  • Gloabl Continuous Emissions Monitoring Systems (CEMS) Market Trends and Drivers Analysis

    Analysts forecast the Global CEMS market to grow at a CAGR of 9.70 percent over the period 2015-2019. CEMS is an equipment used to measure emissions discharged from stationary sources. This system is essential for ensuring the mandated reductions of SO2 and NOx under the Acid Rain Program are easily achieved. CEMS helps in the continuous assessment of pollutants discharged into the atmosphere in ...


  • Gas Storage in Europe - Market Analysis and Competitive Landscape to 2013

    GlobalData’s new report, “Gas Storage in Europe - Market Analysis and Competitive Landscape to 2013”, provides an in-depth analysis of Europe’s gas storage industry to 2013. The report details all major gas storage markets, major companies and types of storages in Europe. The report also provides key trends and issues in the underground gas storage market in Europe, and ...


  • US Residential Portable Generator Industry Analysis & 2016 Forecasts

    ReportsnReports.com adds "Residential Portable Generator Market In The US 2012-2016" new market research report to its store. Residential Portable Generator market in the US to grow at a CAGR of 10.38 percent over the period 2012-2016. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the occurrence of frequent natural calamities in the US. The Residential Portable Generator ...


  • EPA analysis finds combustion chemical, coal tar constituent carcinogenic to humans

    The Environmental Protection Agency on Aug. 21 released a draft toxicological review of benzo[a]pyrene that found the combustion byproduct and coal tar constituent is carcinogenic to humans and harmful to developing organs and systems. “There is no known commercial use for benzo[a]pyrene,” which is part of a family of air ...


    By Bloomberg BNA

  • An analysis of France’s climate bill: green deal or great disillusion?

    France has passed a major new bill that will deeply transform the country's environmental laws, including its approach to climate change. But while the outcomes of the measure are promising, a variety of criticisms remain. After an exhausting legislative process, the "Grenelle de l'Environnement," named after the so-called "negotiations of Grenelle" on wages that took place in 1968, ended with ...


    By Worldwatch Institute

  • Phosphates Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends And Forecast, 2013 - 2019

    Phosphate is a naturally occurring element in the form of phosphorous found in many phosphate minerals. Most of the phosphate is used in fertilizer production hence increasing the demand for phosphate production. It is also used in animal feed, food industry and other industrial usage. The global phosphate market is expected to show spurring growth from developing countries of Asia-Pacific, ...


  • Floating LNG Terminals Industry - Global Market Analysis, Competitive Landscape and Planned Projects to 2016

    “Floating LNG Terminals Industry - Global Market Analysis, Competitive Landscape and Planned Projects to 2016”, is the latest report from GlobalData, the industry analysis specialist, which analyzes the global Floating Liquefied Natural Gas (FLNG) industry to 2016. The report provides information on active and planned FLNG terminals globally between 2012 and 2016, as well as proving ...


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