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2014-09-02 08:23:00

GUELPH, ON, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - BIOREM Inc. (TSXV: BRM) ("Biorem" or "the Company") today announced three new orders totalling $2.1 million. The orders consist of three large odour control systems for waste water treatment plants in Canada. "These orders are consistent with the market resurgence in North America," said Peter Bruijns, President and CEO. "After a difficult period of restraint in our core municipal odour control market, we are now beginning to see sales growth....

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2014-08-26 23:02:52

Unregulated trash burning around the globe is pumping far more pollution into the atmosphere than shown by official records. A new study led by NCAR estimates that more than 40 percent of the world’s garbage is burned in such fires, with emissions that can substantially affect human health and climate. BOULDER, CO (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 Unregulated trash burning around the globe is pumping far more pollution into the atmosphere than shown by official records. A new study led by the...

2014-08-22 12:22:04

Proposal to Lower the Standard Would Jeopardize Manufacturing Expansion WASHINGTON, Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Chemistry Council (ACC) Vice President of Regulatory & Technical Affairs Michael Walls today testified at a Senate Environment and Public Works Committee minority briefing in Lake Charles, La. regarding the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) anticipated proposal to lower the National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS) for ozone. The...

2014-08-21 23:03:17

The industrial flue gas treatment systems market is projected to grow at a steady pace over the next five years and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 5.1% from 2014 to reach $59,546.7 Million by 2019. (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 The report "Industrial Flue Gas Treatment Systems & Services Market by Pollutant Control System (FGD, DeNOx, Particulate Control, Mercury Control) by Application (Power Generation, Cement, Iron & Steel, Chemical & Others) - Global Trends &...

2014-08-15 23:01:35

International environmental consulting firm Trinity Consultants and Sacramento-based Sierra Research have agreed in principle to merge, to provide enhanced air quality consulting and pollution control research and engineering to clients. (PRWEB) August 15, 2014 Trinity Consultants, Inc., an international environmental consulting firm that specializes in industrial air quality issues, and Sierra Research, an air quality and pollution control research and engineering firm, announce an...

2014-08-14 08:23:33

- OneCeco continues to expand in the APC market CINCINNATI, Aug. 14, 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 substantially all of the assets of HEE Environmental Engineering ("HEE"), a leading North American designer and manufacturer of scrubbers and fans...

2014-08-12 23:07:26

The American Lung Association is hosting a visit to Denver by Jonathon Buonocore Sc.D a research at Harvard School of Public Health to discuss the first of its kind study that compares business as usual conditions with three alternatives for the EPA's new carbon standard. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has released draft carbon pollution standards that will help confront climate change by reducing carbon dioxide emissions from existing power plants in the U.S. Denver, CO...

2014-08-11 16:22:44

GUELPH, ON, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - BIOREM Inc. (TSXV: BRM) ("Biorem" or "the Company") today announced four new orders totalling $1.5 million. The orders include a biogas conditioning system and an odour control system in North America, as well as an industrial VOC/odour abatement system in Asia and a small odour control system in the Middle East. "We are pleased with the new order rate after slower than average bookings in 2013," said Peter Bruijns, President & CEO....

2014-08-11 12:23:11

DUBLIN, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "International Photoinitiator Industry (with focus on China) Report 2014" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The Global and Chinese Photoinitiator Industry Report is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global Photoinitiator industry with a focus on the Chinese situation. The report provides a basic overview of the industry...

2014-08-01 23:02:24

Automotive Exhaust Systems Market report provides details of the trends, drivers and key player analysis for the automotive exhaust systems market. (PRWEB) August 01, 2014 According to new market research report "Automotive Exhaust Systems Market by Geography (Asia-Pacific, North America, Europe, & ROW), by Vehicle Type (Passenger Cars, LCVs, & HCVs), by Fuel Type (Gasoline & Diesel), by After-Treatment Device (DPF, DOC, SCR, TWC, & NOx Adsorber) - Trends &...


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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kenspeckle
  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
This word may come from the Swedish 'kanspak,' quick at recognizing persons or things, or else from confusion with 'conspicuous.'