sulfur dioxide monitor News

  • 20 AQMS stations for the Turkish Ministry of Environnement

    We are proud to congratulate our partner Titaş A.Ş for winning a 20 AQMS stations tender with 93 Environnement S.A analyzers for the Turkish Ministry of Environment The 20 ambient air quality surveillance stations includes 93 pollution monitoring analyzers: 16 x AF22M sulfur dioxide (SO2) monitors - 31 x MP101M particulate PM2.5 and PM10 monitors - 24 x AC32M - nitrogen oxides (NO ...


    By ENVEA

  • Monitoring Ship Engine Emissions With Opsis M800

    The special operating conditions on-board ships call for special measures to comply with regulations and expectations. The OPSIS System M800 has become a success and is installed on many ships around the world today, monitoring sulfur dioxide, carbon dioxide and/or nitric oxides from marine engines emissions. Now, we are pleased to present a new video that explains the monitoring of ship engine ...


    By Opsis AB

  • ASTM G91 - 11 Standard Practice for Monitoring Atmospheric SO2 Deposition Rate for Atmospheric Corrosivity Evaluation

    Atmospheric corrosion of metallic materials is a function of many weather and atmospheric variables. The effect of specific corrodants, such as sulfur dioxide, can accelerate the atmospheric corrosion of metals significantly. The sulfation plate method provides a simple technique to ...


    By ASTM International

  • Rapid Air Monitors for Ammonia, Sulfur Dioxide, Nitrogen Dioxide and VOCs

    Ormantine USA now offers an even faster option for the monitoring of Ammonia. Our Rapid Air Monitors, known for thier practicality, accuracy and shortest sampling times of as little as one hour, have expanded thier range to include Ammonia, Sulfur Dioxide, Nitrogen Dioxide and VOCs. Visit the downloads section for technical data, instructions and to find out "How Rapid Air Monitors Work." ...


    By Ormantine USA Ltd., Inc.

  • U.S. Imposes Highest Acid Rain Fine in Its History

    LEXINGTON, Kentucky, September 20, 2007 (ENS) - The East Kentucky Power Cooperative, a coal-fired electric utility, today agreed to pay an $11.4 million penalty to resolve violations of the Clean Air Act's acid rain program, the Department of Justice and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced. As part of today's settlement, the U.S. is seeking court-approval for the highest fine ...

  • U.S. Imposes Highest Acid Rain Fine Ever

    (Washington, D.C. – Sept. 20, 2007) In a landmark settlement filed today, East Kentucky Power Cooperative, a coal-fired electric utility, has agreed to pay an $11.4 million penalty to resolve violations of the Clean Air Act’s acid rain program, the Department of Justice and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today. As part of today’s settlement, the U.S. is seeking ...

  • Satellite data improve aviation safety

    Thousands of planes are grounded across Europe due to the spread of volcanic ash following the recent eruption under Iceland's Eyjafjallajoekull glacier. Volcanic eruptions eject large amounts of ash and trace gases such as sulphur dioxide into the atmosphere, often reaching the altitudes of scheduled flights. When flying through a volcanic ash cloud, ash particles enter the jet engines which ...


    By European Space Agency (ESA)

  • Shutdown of Scottish oil refinery could have environmental impacts

    The shutdown of Scotland's oil refinery in Grangemouth is progressing according to Ineos's plan. Several plant areas have already been taken out of commission including the plastics plant and the two ethylene crackers.  Ineos have confirmed that the effluent treatment plant will be operational during the period of the strike. Thus the risk of an incident involving an oil release to the River ...

  • Shreveport Plant Installs Fence-line Monitors to Safeguard Workers and Local Community

    Calumet Shreveport Lubricant and Waxes, L.L.C., plant will expand a fence-line monitoring system to increase awareness of toxic air releases. The crude refinery and petroleum products facility will also pay a civil penalty of $326,000 to settle nine violations of the Clean Air Act’s (CAA) Risk Management Program uncovered by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). From Aug. 15-18, ...

  • Off-the-peg AQ website for Local Authorities

    Untitled Document Enviro Technology Services plc has introduced a new website package that will enable Local Authorities to meet the increasing general public interest in air quality simply and economically. Designed to provide information on air quality in general and also to show up-to-the hour local data, the package has various options, including site hosting, in ...

  • PM2.5 and ozone pollution exposure increases risk of cardiac arrest

    People exposed to fine particle (PM2.5) and ozone pollution are at increased risk of suffering out-of-hospital cardiac arrests, according to a recent Finnish study. Cardiac arrest is more likely within 24 hours after exposure to PM2.5 and up to several days after exposure to ozone. Previous studies have already linked air pollution with sudden events causing cardiac (heart) arrest, when the ...

  • Epa begins study of air pollution near HOVENSA Oil Refinery in ST. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has begun a three-month study of air pollution from the HOVENSA oil refinery and other sources of air pollution near the facility in St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands. HOVENSA is the second largest oil refinery in the United States. EPA has installed air monitoring equipment at three locations where the biggest impacts of air pollution from HOVENSA and ...

  • EPA Reaches Agreement with SunCoke Energy for Clean Air Violations at Plants in Illinois and Ohio

    SunCoke Energy Inc. and two of its subsidiaries have agreed to pay $1.995 million to resolve alleged Clean Air Act violations of emission limits at the Gateway Energy and Coke plant in Granite City, Ill., and the Haverhill Coke plant in Franklin Furnace, Ohio, announced the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Justice Department. The companies will also spend $255,000 on a lead abatement ...

  • EPA issues final report of air toxics study in St. Croix, US Virgin Islands--public meeting to be held on August 23

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today issued a report on a four-month study of air pollution from the HOVENSA oil refinery and other sources of air pollution near the facility in St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands. The purpose of the study was to determine whether air quality near the facility poses health concerns to the community and to guide the strategies for reducing local ...

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