PM10 reduction News

  • Toxic Reduction Act Feedback Top 10 take aways

    By Scott Manser ( smanser@ortech.ca ) I am a registered Toxic Reduction Planner. ORTECH has worked on over 100 reports for our various clients. I wanted to provide you with some feedback from this training session I attended recently. “From Planning to Implementation (Toxic Reduction Workshop; March 19th, 2014, Toronto, Ontario) My summary of the top 10 key points summarizing the ...


    By ORTECH

  • Urban trees could improve air quality, according to EU study

    Planting trees in urban areas could cut particulate pollution in cities by as much as a quarter, according to a new study. Small air particles, especially those less than 10μm in diameter (PM10) pose a long-term threat to human health. These can originate from human activities, including exhaust fumes or smoke, or from natural causes, such as dust. The study shows that trees are particularly ...

  • New TEOM particulate monitor passes equivalence tests

    Specialist instrumentation company Air Monitors has announced that the new TEOM 1405-F and 1405-DF ambient particulate monitors have successfully completed a series of laboratory and field trials in the UK and Germany. The trials were part of a combined UK-Germany PM Equivalence Program to achieve both MCERTS and German UBA certification for the measurement of PM2.5 and PM10 without the need for ...


    By Air Monitors - ACOEM Group

  • Commission refers BELGIUM and BULGARIA to Court and gives Sweden a final warning over poor air quality

    The European Commission is referring Belgium and Bulgaria to EU Court of Justice over persistently high levels of the dust particles which pose a major risk to public health. Despite an obligation for Member States to ensure good air quality for citizens, air quality has been a problem in many places for a number of years now. Studies show that every year poor air quality causes more deaths than ...

  • MCERTS and EU Equivalence approvals awarded for newest TEOM FDMS ambient particulate monitors

    Following the successful completion of a series of rigorous field trials in both the UK and Germany, Air Monitors is delighted to announce that the latest TEOM FDMS instruments have met the MCERTS performance standards and the EU Equivalence designation criteria (Defra approval) for continuous ambient air quality monitoring for both PM2.5 and PM10. Commenting on the announcement, Air Monitors MD ...


    By Air Monitors - ACOEM Group

  • UK publishes new air quality indicator for local authorities

    The UK's Communities and Local Government department has published the final version of the new performance framework of 198 indicators. This followed the announcement in the October 2006 Local Government White Paper of a new performance framework for local government. Defra’s proposals for new performance indicators, including one on air quality, were published in July 2007. The new air ...

  • Air Monitors Ltd to reveal the future of air quality monitoring

    Just as the demand for better air quality in towns and cities grows, public sector budgets are diminishing, so the need for better, more effective, lower cost monitoring has never been greater. The Air Monitors’ exhibition stands (No’s 3 & 4) at AQE 2015, the air quality and emissions show, will therefore feature the latest technologies for: improving spatial and temporal ...


    By Air Monitors - ACOEM Group

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