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2011-03-11 07:31:54

Scientists from the University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine & Atmospheric Science worked with National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) researchers to find two plumes of oil-based pollutants downwind of the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill. In a study published in the journal Science this week, the team of researchers discovered a new mechanism by which the crude oil traveled from the sea surface to the atmosphere. Although the mechanism was predicted four years ago,...

2011-03-10 15:50:00

Blocking EPA from Updating Clean Air Standards Would Leave Small Businesses to Pay the Price in Lost Work Days, Higher Health Costs WASHINGTON, March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After a subcommittee of the House Energy & Commerce Committee passed the Upton-Inhofe bill, a proposal to block the Environmental Protection Agency from updating air pollution standards under the Clean Air Act, the Main Street Alliance issued the following statement from MSA Network Director Sam Blair:...

2011-03-08 09:45:00

JONESBORO, Ark., March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Camfil Farr Air Pollution Control (APC), a leading producer of industrial dust and fume collectors, has published a new brochure to help companies engaged in metalworking operations to understand and comply with the new EPA regulation for Metal Fabrication Hazardous Air Pollutants (MFHAP). Under the sweeping new requirement, which covers nine metal fabricating and finishing source categories, companies that used to exhaust welding fumes and...

2011-03-08 04:30:00

WASHINGTON, March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Lung Association today released Toxic Air: The Case for Cleaning Up Coal-fired Power Plants, a new report that documents the range of hazardous air pollutants emitted from power plants and the urgent need to clean them up to protect public health. The report highlights the wide range of uncontrolled pollutants from these plants including: toxic metals and metal-like substances such as arsenic and lead; mercury; dioxins;...

2011-03-03 10:52:00

WASHINGTON, March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Environmental Protection Agency's proposed changes to federal standards regulating ozone could inflict serious harm on America's economy, job growth and consumers, said Gregory Scott, executive vice president and general counsel of NPRA, the National Petrochemical & Refiners Association, in a statement today to an EPA advisory panel. "The proposed NAAQS for ozone will have a great, and potentially very negative, impact on the...

2011-03-01 12:18:00

PLYMOUTH, Mich., March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AVL announced today its Smart Sampler particulate matter (PM) partial flow sampling system meets the most recent U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) emission measurement criteria, allowing heavy-duty diesel engine manufacturers a more compact and cost-effective solution for transient test cycle PM measurement. Emissions of particulates from internal combustion engines are globally restricted by numerous regulatory bodies, each with...

2011-02-16 11:15:00

Voters trust EPA to protect public health, oppose Congressional interference WASHINGTON, Feb. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Just one day before the U.S. House of Representatives votes on a bill that would severely impact the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) ability to protect public health from air pollution, the American Lung Association has released a new bipartisan survey examining public views of EPA's updating and enforcing clean air standards. The bipartisan...

2011-02-14 14:38:00

CHICAGO, Feb. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- New studies by national experts in air quality monitoring and public health find that the impacts of two Chicago power plants on local air quality are a fraction of what has been claimed by those seeking to close them. In fact, the new studies conclude that emissions from the Crawford and Fisk plants owned by Midwest Generation account for less than one-half of one percent of particulate matter pollution in Cook County air. The studies released...

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2011-02-11 14:05:00

Australia's research agency CSIRO reported on Friday that scientists hunting for fossils of giant rats in East Timor stumbled on unique rock carvings up to 12,000 years old. The experts were digging in Timor's Lene Hara cave when they came upon a group of stylized human faces etched in the rock.  The cave is known as a treasure trove of fossils and rock art. "Looking up from the cave floor at a colleague sitting on a ledge, my head torch shone on what seemed to be a weathered carving,"...

2011-02-09 14:41:00

51 Legislators Introduce Clean Ports Act to Put the Brakes on Dirty Diesel Trucks, Lower Costs for Working Families, Boost U.S. Truck Manufacturing and Related Sectors WASHINGTON, Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A nationwide coalition of over 150 environmental, labor, business, consumer advocacy, public health, faith, and community organizations today applauded Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and 50 other House members from 15 states for reintroducing legislation to protect clean truck...


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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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