ozone monitoring News

  • New personal ozone monitors

    Amidst growing concern with the consequences of ground level ozone on health, and the continued failure of the UK to meet European air quality directives, Air Monitors, a specialist instrumentation company, has launched a new portable UV-based ozone monitor which significantly enhances the ability to measure the air that people breathe.  The handheld Personal Ozone Monitor (POM) allows ...


    By Air Monitors Ltd.

  • Ozone Monitoring Alert

    The PSD rules have been updated to enforce the new 8-hour ozone regulation. Additional ambient air monitoring requirements have been added to the regulations. This update can be found in 40CFR52.21 (see footnote to the Table for De Minimis Ambient Air Impacts from Modeling) A new PSD source, which has the potential of increasing their emissions of nitrogen oxides by 100 tons or more, may now be ...

  • Baton Rouge Monitoring Data Meets Ozone Standards

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) determined that the Baton Rouge area is currently attaining the 2008 8-hour ozone standard. The determination is based on a recent review of air quality data from 2011-2013. The State has decreased ground-level ozone in Baton Rouge which improved air quality and human health for more than 800,000 residents. “We commend local and state ...

  • Portable Ozone Calibrator

    2B Technologies, Inc. has launched its newest innovation, the Model 306 Ozone Calibration Source™ (OCS™). This state-of-the-art instrument is a completely portable (9x21x29 cm) and lightweight (2.6 kg) source of ozone that allows calibration of any ozone monitor regardless of manufacturer. The OCS™ scrubs ozone and water vapor from ambient air and produces any mixing ratio of ozone in the range ...


    By 2B Technologies

  • Ozone pollution is declining — but not everywhere

    Ground-level ozone is among the most harmful air pollutants in Europe today. Elevated ozone levels cause health problems, premature deaths, reduced agricultural crop yields, damage to plants in semi-natural ecosystems and corrosion of physical infrastructure and cultural heritage. Troublingly, efforts to combat European ozone levels are achieving only limited success. Although Europe has ...

  • Antarctic Ozone Bulletin issued

    WMO has published the first issue in the 2015 series of the Antarctic Ozone Bulletin, with information on the state of the ozone layer in Antarctica and surrounding areas. Measurements with ground-based instruments and with balloon sondes from some stations in the Global Atmosphere Watch network show first signs of ozone depletion, according to the bulletin. Satellite observations show that ...

  • ProMinent at ACHEMA 2015 - DULCOTEST® Ozone sensor OZR: Reliable monitoring of ozone concentration

    The continuous monitoring, even in difficult conditions such as long absence of ozone or in contaminated waters, is solved conveniently and reliably with the new amperometric DULCOTEST® online sensor from ProMinent from the R-series (resistant) type OZR 1. Visitors of the ACHEMA 2015 will be able to view the integration of the sensor into a cooling water application on Stand J94 in Hall 8. ...

  • Dissolved ozone monitor for measurement of pure water in pharmaceutical industry

    Analytical Technology Inc. (ATi) announces that its Q45H/64 Dissolved Ozone Monitor enables continuous on-line monitoring and control of ozone systems in the pharmaceutical industry. The Q45H/64 Monitor from ATi helps pharmaceutical organizations to achieve compliance with regulatory frameworks in the UK and internationally. Ozone is commonly used in the pharmaceutical industry for the ...

  • Ozone Testing Protects People and the Environment

    EMSL Analytical provides complete ozone testing services to shield people from unnecessary exposure and to help manufacturers test products and equipment. Ozone consisting of three oxygen atoms and is beneficial in the upper atmosphere due to its ability to protect the planet from harmful radiation.  However, tropospheric ozone, also known as low level ozone, is recognized by the World ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Action needed on ground-level ozone

    Air pollution caused by ground-level ozone will become a serious threat to human health and food security within the next century unless action is taken on a global scale, according to a recent report. Ozone is a significant air pollutant and important greenhouse gas, third only to carbon dioxide and methane in terms of impact on the climate. It is a powerful oxidant that exacerbates conditions ...

  • Why is ground-level ozone not on the decline?

    Europe has significantly cut its emissions of gases that lead to ground-level ozone. Despite this, levels of ozone do not appear to be falling. A recent EEA report questions this and suggests that the effect of the emission cuts on ozone may be masked by variable weather conditions. In many countries of Europe, the time-series of ozone data are yet too short to draw conclusions about long-term ...

  • Avoiding harmful ozone pollution this summer

    High summer temperatures combined with air pollution can cause ground-level ozone to form, which has serious effects on health, especially for older people or children, or those with asthma and other breathing problems. The European Environment Agency (EEA) presents some useful information on protecting your health from ground-level ozone this summer. To date, the highest concentrations ...

  • EPA Approves Redesignation of Charlotte Area to Attainment for Ozone

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has announced that it is taking final action to approve the state of North Carolina’s request to redesignate the Charlotte area to attainment of the 1997 8-hour ozone standard. This action is based on air quality monitoring data for the three-year period of 2008, 2009, and 2010 that meets the standard. The area continues to attain this standard. On ...

  • More effort needed to reduce summer ozone

    Ground level ozone causes health problems, decreases crop yields and damages the environment. Ozone levels exceeding certain targets in Europe were less frequent in summer 2011 than in any year since monitoring started in 1997. However, the long-term objective was exceeded in all EU Member States and it is likely many of them will not meet the target value, applicable as of 2010. "In ...

  • Ground-level Ozone is Harmful to People, Pets and Plants

    EMSL Analytical utilizes OSHA Method 214 to test for ozone levels.   ...


  • 2B Technologies would like to announce the launch of Model OEM-106 “Ozone Monitor on a Board”

    The OEM-106 is designed for customers who want to integrate their ozone monitor into a complex system such as an air pollution measurement package or want to sell an ozone monitor under a private label. The entire ozone monitor is mounted on a single printed circuit board.  The liquid crystal display and power switch may be mounted outside the package if desired.  The OEM board may be purchased ...


    By 2B Technologies

  • Ozone system OZMa - Environmentally-friendly and efficient

    In Hall 8 Stand J94 at ACHEMA, ProMaqua will be showcasing Smart Disinfection: innovative disinfection of cooling water with its new ozone system OZMa. The system generates active ozone in an environmentally-friendly way, conserving resources and with minimal use of energy, at the same time offering maximum operational safety with minimal operating costs. The Heidelberg-based manufacturer ...

  • Ozone can be Harmful to People, Pets and Plants

    The environmental consulting experts at EC2 provide indoor air quality (IAQ) testing services for ozone and other contaminants to minimize health risks.   Tropospheric ozone, also known as low level ozone, is recognized by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as a pollutant.  It can be generated in populated areas by sunlight reacting ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • EPA Proposing to Redesignate Atlanta Area to Attainment for Ozone

    Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced that it has proposed to approve the state of Georgia’s request to redesignate the Atlanta area to attainment of the 1997 8-hour ozone standard. The proposal to approve is based on air quality monitoring data for the three-year period of 2008, 2009, and 2010 that meets the standard. The area continues to attain this standard. ...

  • EPA Approves Redesignation of Atlanta Area to Attainment for Ozone

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has announced that it is taking final action to approve the state of Georgia’s request to redesignate the Atlanta area to attainment of the 1997 8-hour ozone standard. This action is based on air quality monitoring data for the three-year period of 2008, 2009, and 2010 that meets the standard. The area continues to attain this standard. “This ...

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