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Asthma May Be Linked To Lack Of Ventilation For Gas Stoves

Asthma May Be Linked To Lack Of Ventilation For Gas Stoves

Michelle Klampe, Oregon State University Parents with children at home should use ventilation when cooking with a gas stove, researchers from Oregon State University are recommending, after a new study showed an association between gas kitchen...

Latest Air pollution Stories

2014-09-30 23:23:21

Eraldehyde® Removes Formaldehyde and Ammonia Sarasota, Florida (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 “Eraldehyde®” --- MicroSweep Corp. introduces Eraldehyde® Model-180 to remove toxic fumes in beauty salons, (Amazon link). Formaldehyde is an organic compound with a pungent, irritating odor. Highly toxic to all animals and a known human carcinogen, it is present in many beauty salons from the chemicals used in hair straightening. Many salons also have strong ammonia fumes from...

2014-09-30 23:19:01

Dr. Anthony Rebuck highlights prevalence of COPD and offers prevention plan in new book TORONTO (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Chronic Pulmonary Lung Disease (COPD) is rapidly becoming the third-leading cause of death in the world. What are the causes? Smoking, air pollution and occupational exposure. Who is affected? Everyone in the world. This largely unrecognized, incurable and highly preventable disease has become the life work of Dr. Anthony Rebuck, a well-known former medical doctor...

2014-09-30 08:24:14

Bolsters Air Pollution Control Business In China CINCINNATI, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CECO Environmental Corp. (NasdaqGM: CECE), a leading global environmental technology company focused on critical solutions in the air pollution control (APC), energy and fluid handling and filtration segments, today announced that it has acquired SAT Technology, Inc (SAT), a leading provider of Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) abatement solutions for the Chinese air pollution control market....

2014-09-29 23:07:40

MarketsandMarkets report defines and segments the Asia-Pacific air quality control systems market along with, an in depth analysis and revenue projections.(http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/asia-pacific-air-quality-control-systems-market-147707329.html) (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 The report “Asia-Pacific Air Quality Control Systems Market by Technology (Flue Gas Desulphurization (FGD), Electrostatic Precipitators, Fabric Filters, Nitrogen Oxide Control Systems, Scrubbers...

2014-09-29 12:22:17

- Focus is on Health Effects from Toxic Compounds in Gasoline WICHITA, Kan., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- There's a new website drawing attention to the growing problem of toxic compounds in gasoline, with a call to action for the EPA to regulate some of the most harmful components in our fuel. According to Urban Air Initiative President David VanderGriend, "There's a problem with the air we're all breathing and it stems from what's in our gasoline. It's something that's too...

2014-09-26 08:21:59

DALLAS, September 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Asia-Pacific Air Quality Control Systems Market by Technology (Flue Gas Desulphurization (FGD), Electrostatic Precipitators, Fabric Filters, Nitrogen Oxide Control Systems, Scrubbers and Mercury Control Systems), by Application (Power Generation, Cement Manufacturing, Iron & Steel, Chemicals, Others), by Country - Trends and Forecasts till 2019", published by MarketsandMarkets, defines and segments the Asia-Pacific...

2014-09-26 04:20:17

LONDON, September 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Addison Lee founder John Griffin donates GBP1m to fund the first 500 schools-based sensors Change London [http://www.changelondon.org ] has been given GBP1million by Addison Lee founder John Griffin to fund the first 500 schools-based air quality sensors to monitor air quality in London through the 'AirSensa' project. Change London has created the AirSensa project in response to a growing number of reports showing the...

2014-09-24 12:23:28

TORONTO, Sept. 24, 2014 /CNW/ - Pollution Probe applauds the Government of Canada for announcing today new clean fuel and clean vehicle regulations. Building on existing rules that limit and reduce vehicle emissions that contribute to climate change and air pollution, the new regulations set an aggressive pace for significantly deeper emissions reductions into the future. The actions announced today will contribute to improved air quality by requiring lower levels of sulphur in...

2014-09-23 16:23:08

LONDON, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- About Flue Gas DesulfurizerFlue Gas Desulfurizer (FGD) is a system for removing sulfur dioxide from flue gas, which is produced as an exhaust from waste incineration plants, power plants fueled by fossil fuels such as coal, or oil and chemical plants. Various methods are used for achieving this process. This report involves FGD using dry lime, wet calcium, and other methods such as ammonia scrubbing and seawater washing. TechNavio's analysts...

2014-09-23 12:23:45

GUELPH, ON, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - BIOREM Inc. (TSXV: BRM) ("Biorem" or "the Company") today announced three new orders totalling $1.4 million bringing Q3 orders to date to $5 million. The orders are all odour control projects in North America. "We continue to see new orders coming in," said Peter Bruijns, President and CEO. "With these orders, our backlog has climbed to over $11 million." About BIOREM Inc. BIOREM is a leading clean technology company that designs,...


Latest Air pollution Reference Libraries

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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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cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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