indoor air quality law News

  • Accurate monitoring of Indoor Air Quality (IAQ)

    The Wireless IAQ Profile Monitor system is a integrated wireless system for monitoring multiple indoor air quality (IAQ) parameters, including but not limited to - Temperature Humidity Carbon Dioxide Carbon Monoxide Formaldehyde Nitrogen Dioxide Sulphur Dioxide Ozone Ammonia VOC’s ...


    By PPM Technology

  • Indoor air quality survey launched for the facilities management/building services sector

    Camfil UK,  the world leader in providing air filtration solutions for maintaining healthy and comfortable indoor environments, has launched a quick 2 minute survey on indoor air quality for FM, Estates Managers and Building Services professionals in the UK. Camfil UK have launched ...


    By Camfil Ltd

  • UL Launches Premier Indoor Air Quality Services in China

    Global product testing and certification leader UL (Underwriters Laboratories) today announced the official launch of its indoor air quality (IAQ) services in its Nansha testing service center in Guangzhou, China. This move follows the increasing demand in the Chinese market for a more environmentally healthy lifestyle, and is ...


    By UL LLC

  • Taiwan set to introduce Indoor Air Quality Management Act

    Taiwan’s Indoor Air Quality Management Act, which would test and manage the indoor air quality of public areas yesterday passed the third reading at the Legislative Yuan. The air quality management act targets public areas, such as schools, medical and government organizations, financial institutions, opera houses, hotels, post offices as well as public transportation platforms. ...


    By PPM Technology

  • New York Landlords Required by Law to Notify Tenants of Indoor Air Contamination due to Soil Vapor Intrusion

    In 2008, the governor of New York signed new legislation that added a section to the Environmental Conservation Law.  It requires property owners and owner agents to notify their tenants and occupants of any test results related to indoor air contamination associated with soil vapor intrusion. The New York law applies to both residential and non-residential properties. According to ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Research to address health impact of indoor air pollution

    Research will be launched to evaluate the health impact of indoor air pollution in urban public spaces by the International Ecological Economy Promotion Association (IEEPA), announced Li Junyang, secretary-general of the IEEPA, at a seminar in Beijing on July 24, 2016. The seminar was held to solicit opinions on the research from experts in government departments and universities as ...


    By Camfil Ltd

  • Health groups press for more focus on indoor air.

    Health advocates are urging the European Commission to  take a sharper look at indoor air hazards and to strengthen regulations on chemicals found in countless household and workplace products. “It’s a very complex issue because you have a mixture of biological factors, of chemical factors, so it is difficult to say there is the one problem,” said Anne Stauffer, deputy ...


    By PPM Technology

  • Calls for Ice Rink air quality legislation.

    USA - Iowa Congressman Bruce Braley is calling on state lawmakers to establish minimum air quality standards for indoor ice arenas in Iowa. Only three states — Minnesota, Massachusetts and Rhode Island — have established air quality standards for ice arenas. Braley envisions a law in Iowa that would require ice rinks to have air quality monitoring equipment and alarms that would sound ...


    By PPM Technology

  • Odorless Indoor Gases Can Create Safety Issues

    The indoor environmental quality (IEQ) professionals at Clark Seif Clark (CSC) provide IAQ testing services to protect families and businesses. In September of last year, an 80 year old woman died at a Georgia McDonald’s restaurant after being found unconscious in the ladies restroom. The bleed line to a tank used to carbonate beverages, located in the adjacent wall cavity, was not ...


    By Clark Seif Clark Inc.

  • Maryland Passes Asbestos Worker Protection Law

    Beginning October 1, 2012, asbestos remediation workers in Maryland will be facing a fine five times larger then the maximum amount currently allowed by law for violating any environmental laws relating to asbestos in the state. Leaders of the Laborers’ Health and Safety Fund of North America (LHSFNA) say this new fine, a maximum of $25,000, is setting a standard all states should follow. ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • New Illinois Law Requires Radon Disclosure to Tenants

    A new law that went into effect on January 1st has caught many landlords off guard across Illinois.  An amendment to the Radon Awareness Act now requires landlords to inform renters about any radon testing that has taken place in their unit and what radon hazards may exist.  It also allows renters to request a radon test if it has not been tested in the past.   Radon is a ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • New Arkansas Law could slow home sales & mold inspections

    A new law is set to go into effect in Arkansas on January 1st that would require anyone performing mold investigations to be licensed by the state and some area residents are concerned that not enough inspectors can readily meet the new licensing requirements. Under the new law only individuals licensed by the state can report to homeowners if they have mold in their property. To be licensed mold ...


  • EPA Awards Grants to Reduce Indoor Pollutant Exposure, Protect Public Health

    Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) awarded funding to eight organizations throughout the United States to protect public health by reducing exposure to indoor pollutants, such as radon, and environmental asthma triggers commonly found in homes, schools, offices and other large buildings. Through a competitive grant process, EPA is providing $4.5 million in funds to ensure ...

  • Texas Air Quality Experts Help Prevent Exposure to Hazardous Levels of Lead at Gun Ranges

    Texas is home to a multitude of indoor and outdoor shooting ranges.  Across the entire country, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) estimates there are approximately 9,000 non-military outdoor firing ranges and between 16,000 and 18,000 indoor ranges.  The U.S. military alone operates more than 3,000 indoor firing ranges. Gun ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Lead Hazard: Rhode Island Landlord Faces over $400,000 Fine for Lead Law Violation

    A Rhode Island company faces fines of $421,900 for failing to notify tenants about potential lead hazards in the residential property being leased. The company was charged for repeatedly violating federal lead-based paint disclosure laws and regulations. According to the EPA, the company failed to notify tenants about the potential lead-paint hazards in the houses being leased, as required by the ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • EPA Awards Kentucky-based Conference of Radiation Control Directors Grant to Reduce Indoor Pollutant Exposure and Protect Public Health

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) awarded the Conference of Radiation Control Directors in Frankfort, Kentucky funding to protect public health by reducing exposure to indoor pollutants, such as radon, and environmental asthma triggers commonly found in homes, schools, offices and other large buildings. The organization is one of eight from throughout the United States to receive up ...

  • Historic UN Environment Assembly Calls for Strengthened Action on Air Quality, Linked to 7 Million Deaths Annually, Among 16 Major Resolutions

    The inaugural UN Environment Assembly (UNEA) concluded its five-day deliberations in Nairobi on Friday with 16 decisions and resolutions that encourage international action on major environmental issues ranging from air pollution and the illegal trade in wildlife, to plastic debris in the oceans, chemicals and waste. "The air we breathe, the water we drink and the soil that grows our food are ...

  • Court rejects Bush administration air pollution waivers

    A federal appeals court has rejected Bush administration rules that allowed major power plants and factories to emit uncontrolled pollution into the air in cities that already have severely polluted air.  The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit found the Environmental Protection Agency rules illegally let plants buy rights to pollute – sometimes from plants hundreds of miles away – ...

  • ReportsnReports - Water and Air Purification Systems and Products: Residential & Commercial

    Water and Air Purification Systems and Products: Residential & Commercial  This research report concerning the Water and Air Purification Systems and Products: Residential & Commercial presents an in-depth analysis of the development, ...


  • Air & Waste Management Association Announces 2007 Honors & Awards

    Honorees Recognized at Annual Conference The Air & Waste Management Association (A&WMA) has announced the winners of its 2007 Honors & Awards Program. Established by the Association to recognize environmental professionals who serve as models for others to emulate, the A&WMA’s Honors & Awards Program acknowledges individuals and organizations for outstanding accomplishments in promoting a ...

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