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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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2011-02-08 12:05:00

A study suggested Tuesday that if China continued with pollution cutbacks implemented during the 2008 Olympic Games, Beijing residents could see their lifetime lung cancer risk cut in half. The study said that could translate to 10,000 fewer cases of lung cancer. The study, which was published in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives by researchers from Peking University in Beijing and Oregon State University, focused on pollutants called PAHs that arise from coal-burning, wood...

2011-02-03 12:39:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Trust for America's Health warns that Chairman Fred Upton's (R-MI) draft bill could undermine the Clean Air Act and thereby harm millions of Americans. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100204/TFAHLOGO) "TFAH is incredibly concerned that the proposed legislation will eliminate current protective measures that address the health impact of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gas pollution," said Jeff Levi, executive director...

2011-02-02 12:40:00

Committee Chair Urged to Consider Nation's Health; Congress's Focus on Polluter's Profits Over Improvements to Public Health "Inconceivable" WASHINGTON, Feb. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Efforts to restrict the Environmental Protection Agency's ability to reduce air pollution under the Clean Air Act are putting the nation's health at risk to serve the special interests of industrial polluters and must be stopped, according to the environmental health organization Health Care Without...

2011-01-27 16:42:00

ANTIOCH, Calif., Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Avogadro Group, an emission testing company headquartered in the San Francisco Bay Area was one of a select number of companies nationwide chosen to work on a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) project to perform side-by-side analysis comparison of old and new PM2.5 emission testing methods. "Being one of the companies chosen to collect this important data highlights our role as an industry leader in particulate matter (PM)...


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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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