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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: …. ...

  • Industrial Laundry Agrees to Clean Air Act Settlement

    A national industrial laundry company, AmeriPride Services Inc., has voluntarily stopped laundering materials that emitted air pollutants from its Worcester, Mass. and Hartford, Conn. facilities. These communities are expected to benefit from resulting lower air emissions. In the recent Clean Air Act settlement with EPA, Ameripride will pay $75,000 to resolve EPA claims that the company had ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • EPA Finalizes Clean Air Standards for Industrial Boilers, Incinerators and Cement Kilns

    Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized changes to Clean Air Act standards for boilers and certain incinerators that will achieve extensive public health protections by slashing toxic air pollution, including mercury and particle pollution, while at the same addressing feedback provided by industry and labor groups, increasing the rule’s flexibility and dramatically ...

  • 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

  • Trucking Industry sues to stall Southern California clean air plans

    In an effort that, if successful, will damage and delay port commerce and development, the American Trucking Association filed suit today against the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, attempting to block a clean trucks plan both ports are planning to implement as of October 1, 2008. Plans adopted by both ports to replace 16,000 dirty, diesel-polluting trucks will provide significant clean air ...

  • EPA proposes new clean air standards

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently proposed nationwide clean air standards to address a range of hazardous air pollutants discharged from industrial, commercial and institutional boilers, process heaters, and solid waste incinerators. EPA estimates the standards would prevent between 2,000 and 5,000 premature deaths and about 36,000 asthma attacks each year. "EPA"s proposal ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • Anguil Environmental Joins The Institute of Clean Air Companies

    ICAC Welcomes Anguil Environmental Systems, Inc. as a Regular Member Anguil Environmental Systems is a leading global supplier and service provider of a wide range of pollutant control technologies and energy solutions for industrial sources. Anguil’s technologies control VOCs, HAPs, process odors, and NOx utilizing a wide range of technologies including RTOs, RCOs, catalytic and thermal ...

  • New Clean Air Techniques for Carbon Fiber Processes

    As a material, carbon fiber has fundamentally changed many of the products we use every day, making them lighter, stronger and more durable. The manufacturing process is typically unique to each supplier and it can be as complex as the fiber molecules themselves. Equally as challenging are the air pollution control systems used on the production equipment. This year, two institutions on opposite ...

  • 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 proposes approval of Texas’ clean air plan

    Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced its proposal to approve revisions submitted by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to the state’s permitting program for major air pollution sources under the Clean Air Act’s New Source Review (NSR) program. These changes to the State’s clean air plan meet federal clean air goals by establishing state ...

  • EPA, Texas reach deal on clean air plan

    Federal and state environmental officials said Wednesday that they've reached an agreement on portions of the Texas clean air plan that for years have been points of contention. The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said the conditional agreement on state permits will allow some operating ...


    By Associated Press

  • Climate and clean air coalition one year old

    The Climate and Clean Air Coalition to Reduce Short-Lived Climate Pollutants (CCAC) celebrates its first anniversary this week. The Coalition was launched by U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton with an initial group of six country partners and the United Nations Environment Programme. Canada is a founding partner in the Coalition, which has grown to 55 partners, including 27 countries, the ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • 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 ...

  • GreenRoad™ Helps Cities Meet Clean Air Objectives

    GreenRoad, the leader in driving performance and safety management, today announced a series of webinars with expert guidance on how to reduce fuel usage and idling in fleets by tackling a major root cause: driving performance. The webinar series is part of a larger initiative at GreenRoad to support the Clean ...


    By PRWeb

  • Asia-Pacific Clean Air Partnership Launched to Fight Global Air Pollution

    The Cities Clean Air Partnership, the first major clean air certification and partnership program to encourage air quality protection in cities across the Asia-Pacific region, was launched today by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Taiwan Environmental Protection Administration, Clean Air Asia, and the Bay Area and South Coast Air Districts. “The EPA, California, and cities from ...

  • Clean air lawn care presents opportunity 2011: win a clean air lawn care franchise

    Clean Air Lawn Care has officially launched Opportunity 2011, a rare opportunity for a deserving individual to win a Clean Air Lawn Care franchise, a chance to own and operate a proven and sustainable business that is on the cutting edge of the lawn care industry. "Clean Air Lawn Care has been fortunate to not only survive but expand through several economically challenging years. We welcome the ...

  • Clean Air America WeldStation Helps Snead State Establish Welding Program With Crystal Clean Air

    Clean Air America, Inc., innovator in air filtration products that protect workers, students, and the environment, announces that Snead State Community College has started a welding program that uses the state-of-the-art Clean Air America WeldStation for exceptional ventilation. The student ...


    By Clean Air America, Inc.

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