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2011-10-13 12:00:00

9 Battleground States Also Surveyed: Suburban Women in Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Latino Women in California, Florida and New Mexico Disagree With Obama Decision; Health Also Trumps Polluters in Colorado, Nevada, and Virginia. WASHINGTON, Oct. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- President Obama's decision to block new public health standards for ozone and smog pollution may have pleased big business, but it sorely disappointed key demographic groups, including Latinos and women...

2011-10-13 05:00:00

VENTURA, Calif., Oct. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Clean Diesel Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDTI) ("Clean Diesel"), a cleantech emissions reduction company, announced today that its Heavy Duty Diesel Systems division has received nearly $1.3 million in new orders for its verified (approved) emission reduction products under the California Air Resources Board's Lower-Emission School Bus Program to be used in the retrofitting of Northern California school buses. Shipments and revenue...

2011-10-13 07:30:00

DETROIT, Oct. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- WorldAutoSteel, the automotive group of the World Steel Association, with support from investor companies of the Steel Market Development Institute, today stressed the need to shift the basis of vehicle emissions regulations from tailpipe emissions to a total life cycle assessment (LCA). LCA considers emissions from all aspects of a vehicle's life including material and vehicle production, driving, and end-of-life-recycling and should become a factor...

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2011-10-08 04:42:47

A new study claims that air pollution can leave women with a 30 percent higher risk of giving birth prematurely. The study focused on 100,000 births and found that "toxic" chemicals emitted by urban traffic damages the health of unborn babies as well as their mothers. “Air pollution is known to be associated with low birth weight and premature birth," Dr Beate Ritz from the University of California said in a statement. “Our results show that traffic-related polycyclic...

2011-10-06 14:48:00

"Reducing Health Care Costs Associated with Pollutants will Benefit Economy," Cohen Says WASHINGTON, Oct. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Health Care Without Harm strongly opposed the passage in the House today of one a bill intended to weaken the EPA's ability to protect the nation's air supply under the Clean Air Act. H.R. 2681, passed today by the House, would delay new EPA emissions restrictions on air pollutants from cement plants. The bill blocks regulations that would reduce...

2011-10-04 14:44:00

WILKES-BARRE, Pa., Oct. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hercules Cement Co. will pay a $31,394 fine for sulfur dioxide emissions violations and data availability problems at its facility in Stockertown, Northampton County, according to a consent order and agreement announced today by the Department of Environmental Protection. "Facilities that emit air pollutants, like sulfur dioxide, must adhere to the permitted limits, which are designed to protect both the environment and public...

2011-10-03 08:00:00

Expanded Product Line Addresses Government Emission Reduction Mandates for Fleet Operators VENTURA, Calif., Oct. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Clean Diesel Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:CDTI) ("Clean Diesel"), a cleantech emissions reduction company, is pleased to announce that Engine Control Systems (ECS), its Heavy Duty Diesel Systems' wholly-owned subsidiary, has received an expanded verification from both the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and California Air Resources Board...

Pollution Increases Heart Attack Risk
2011-09-21 11:19:03

   According to a study published in the British Medical Journal, high levels of pollution could increase the risk of having a heart attack for up to six hours after exposure. U.K. researchers reviewed 79,288 heart attack cases from 2003 to 2006 and exposure to pollution levels by the hour. Krishnan Bhaskaran, an epidemiologist from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, and colleagues used the U.K. National Air Quality Archive to investigate the levels of...

2011-09-21 06:47:00

CINCINNATI, Sept. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CECO Environmental Corp. (NasdaqGM: CECE), a leading provider of air pollution control and industrial ventilation systems, announced today that it has recently entered into a sales partnership with Empire Industrial Equipment, a division of Empire Industries Ltd., one of the leading conglomerates in India, to jointly expand CECO's presence in India. Empire Industries Ltd. is a 108 year old successful and well respected industrial firm in India...

2011-09-20 12:00:00

Serious Impacts Will be Felt by the Fast-Growing U.S. Latino Population; Worst Harms Seen to Latinos in AZ, CA, CO, FL, IL, MA, NV, NJ, NY, PA and TX. WASHINGTON, Sept. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Latinos are among those facing the greatest risk from efforts to block the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) updates to health safeguards protecting Americans from ozone, mercury and other dangerous air pollutants, according to a major new report from the National Latino Coalition on...


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Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology
2012-05-16 12:05:09

The Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology is a scientific journal published monthly by the American Meteorological Society. It was formerly titled the “Journal of Applied Meteorology.” This journal covers applied research related to physical meteorology, weather modification, satellite meteorology, radar meteorology, boundary layer processes, air pollution meteorology (including dispersion and chemical processes), agricultural and forest meteorology, and applied meteorological...

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