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Effects Of Clean Air Act Seen In Greenland Ice Cores

Effects Of Clean Air Act Seen In Greenland Ice Cores

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Over four decades ago, acid rain caused by industrial emissions was eradicating fish and dissolving stone monuments in the Eastern US. However, emissions of sulfur dioxide and nitrogen...

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2014-04-16 23:15:09

Helping Customers Comply with New Emissions Regulations San Diego, CA (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 The California Air Resources Board's (CARB) new emission requirements took effect on January 1, 2014. Hawthorne Cat has teamed up with CARB to host an emissions seminar Wednesday, April 23, 2014 and Thursday, April 24, 2014 to help ensure your heavy equipment is in compliance with the new regulations. CARB is offering three training courses at Hawthorne Cat's corporate headquarters in San...

2014-04-16 23:06:11

With proper air filtration, Jacobs Heating and Air Conditioning can prevent indoor air quality from provoking dangerous health issues this spring. Portland, OR (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Springtime brings along an influx of pollen and pathogens that put homes and offices at risk of generating health issues. Jacobs Heating and Air Conditioning offers solutions that provide homes with clean, pure air, ensuring that families can breathe safely. By merging top-tier efficiency, advanced...

2014-04-13 23:02:22

From Aprilaire, the experts in indoor air quality: Take a look at your indoor air and how you can reduce the allergens you breathe at home. Madison, WI (PRWEB) April 13, 2014 As most of the United States has had to deal with an unusually long and cold winter, it may be easy to lose sight of the fact that allergy season is just around the corner; unless of course you’re an allergy sufferer. A few basics to prepare include seeing your allergist, of course, to start any recommended...

2014-04-11 12:21:24

TUCSON, Ariz., April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is soliciting older Americans with asthma, metabolic syndrome, hypertension, and other maladies to volunteer for experiments. The purpose of the experiments is not to study a new treatment that might make people well. The purpose is to harm people, states the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons (AAPS). That is not what volunteers are told. Frequently Asked Questions...

2014-04-10 16:21:18

DALLAS, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The report analyzes the "Flue Gas Desulfurization Systems & Services Market by Type (Wet FGD, Dry FGD, and others), by Application (Cement Manufacture, Chemical, Power Generation, Iron & Steel, and Others) - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2019" with respect to market drivers, opportunities, and trends in different regions. The global market was estimated to be worth $12.93 billion in 2013 and is projected to grow at a CAGR of...

2014-04-08 12:22:44

JONESBORO, Ark., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Camfil Air Pollution Control (APC) has expanded its corporate headquarters here with the recent opening of a 13,600 sq. ft. (1,263 sq. meter) office facility for sales and administrative staff. The facility includes open-plan and private offices for 85 employees and a training center to be used for customer and internal training and educational programs. Construction of the new office building has also freed up additional production space...

2014-04-08 10:54:33

Laboratory chamber walls have been stealing vapors, causing researchers to underestimate the formation of secondary organic aerosol in the atmosphere. A study published April 7 in PNAS Online Early Edition describes how a team of scientists, including researchers from the University of California, Davis, showed that vapor losses to the walls of laboratory chambers can suppress the formation of secondary organic aerosol, which in turn has contributed to the underprediction of SOA in climate...

2014-04-07 12:28:18

LONDON, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global Electrostatic Precipitator Market 2014-2018TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Electrostatic Precipitator market to grow at a CAGR of 9.42 percent over the period 2013-2018. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increase in government policies to reduce the emissions associated with coal-fired power generation. The Global Electrostatic Precipitator market...

2014-04-04 23:33:32

RnRMarketResearch.com adds latest report on “Filters to 2018” to its store. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 US demand to rise 3.6% annually through 2018 US demand for filters will advance 3.6 percent annually to $14.5 billion in 2018. Filters are installed in a wide range of equipment and vehicles as original equipment; however, replacement (or aftermarket) demand accounts for the vast majority of filter sales. The filter aftermarket will be aided by a growing penetration of newer...

2014-04-03 12:30:58

LONDON, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- INDOOR AIR QUALITY CAN HAVE FIVE TIMES MORE POLLUTANTS This week has seen the Government issued health warnings as high levels of air pollution spread across England. High pollution levels have been recorded in regions across the country and it looks set to continue until the end of the week. For both allergy sufferers, and non-sufferers alike, this means added discomfort. New estimates released by The World...


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2010-10-26 18:19:25

A gas mask is designed to go over the face to protect the wearer from inhaling "airborne pollutants". The mask seals the nose and mouth and many times covers other soft tissues of the face. Some have respirators. Most gas masks provide protection from gaseous and particulate and are often used by riot police and rioters alike. They are also used by graffiti artists to protect them from the fumes. The original design had two small glass eye windows that were thick in order from keeping the...

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2009-07-06 17:01:44

Arctic haze is a phenomenon that occurs in the atmosphere at high latitudes in the Arctic due to air pollution. What distinguishes Arctic haze from haze found elsewhere, is the ability of its chemical ingredients to endure in the atmosphere for a longer period of time compared to other pollutants. Due to limited snowfall, rain, or turbulent air to displace pollutants from the polar air in the spring, Arctic haze can continue for more than a month in the northern atmosphere. Arctic haze was...

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2009-07-06 16:44:13

Haze is a type of atmospheric phenomenon where dust, smoke and dry particles in the air obscure the sky's clarity. Haze is created through various activities including farming, traffic pollution,and even wildfires. The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) categorizes the obscuration of the Earth's atmosphere by a list of different types of atmospheric phenomena. One of these is haze. The other classifications are: fog, ice fog, steam fog, mist, smoke, volcanic ash, dust, sand, and snow....

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2009-07-06 16:36:49

Mist is a phenomenon that consists of small droplets of water suspended in air. Mist occurs as part of a natural weather event or from volcanic activity. Mist is most common in cold air above warm water. Mist also occurs when air is exhaled in cold temperatures or when steam is formed in a sauna. Aerosol cans can create artificial mist if the humidity levels are just right. The one difference between mist and fog is visibility. If visibility is less than 0.62 miles (1 kilometer), the...

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