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  • 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

  • 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.

  • Fed report: Time to examine purposely cooling planet idea

    It's time to study and maybe even test the idea of cooling the Earth by injecting sulfur pollution high in the air to reflect the sun's heat, a first-of-its-kind federal science report said Tuesday. The idea was once considered fringe - to purposely re-engineer the planet's climate as a last ditch effort to battle global warming with an artificial cloud. No longer. In a nuanced, two-volume ...


    By Associated Press

  • Scientists observe first signs of healing in the Antarctic ozone layer

    Original story at MIT News Scientists at MIT and elsewhere have identified the “first fingerprints of healing” of the Antarctic ozone layer, published today in the journal Science. The team found that the September ozone hole has shrunk by more than 4 million square kilometers — about half the area of the contiguous United States — since 2000, when ozone depletion was at ...

  • EPA provides federal grants to Brooklyn community group working to protect public health (NY)

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Regional Administrator, Judith Enck was joined by Congresswoman Nydia M. Velázquez to announce the award of two EPA grants, totaling $125,000, to the Brooklyn non-profit group UPROSE. The group is dedicated to involving youth and residents in economic and environmental issues. It will use the funding to better understand and address air pollution ...

  • IFAT CHINA 2008: Tracking Down Pollutants

    Sources of pollutants can only be discovered and processes made more environmentally compatible using a reliable data. There is an enormous need for setting up corresponding measurement stations in China. The environment trade fair IFAT CHINA in Shanghai from 23 to 25 September 2008 provides international manufacturers with the chance to become familiar with the (in part) difficult framework ...


    By Messe München GmbH

  • 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)

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • U.S. ANNOUNCES LARGEST SINGLE ENVIRONMENTAL SETTLEMENT IN HISTORY

    (Washington, D.C. – Oct. 9, 2007) American Electric Power has agreed to cut 813,000 tons of air pollutants annually at an estimated cost of more than $4.6 billion, pay a $15 million penalty, and spend $60 million on projects to mitigate the adverse effects of its past excess emissions. The record settlement was announced today by the Department of Justice and the Environmental Protection Agency. ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

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