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2014-10-30 12:24:08

Communities Believe Health Problems Related to Emissions Exposure BOULDER, Colo., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Warning Signs: Toxic Air Pollution at Oil and Gas Development Sites is a new report released today alongside "Air concentrations of volatile compounds near oil and gas production: A community-based exploratory study" published today in the journal Environmental Health. Coming Clean and Global Community Monitor collaborated with 12 community organizations in six...

2014-10-28 12:22:31

Better utilizes natural resources and reduces negative impact to the environment HONOLULU, Oct. 28, 2017 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- eGreenPlanet Solutions, LLC (Honolulu, HI) today announces the introduction of a new all-natural additive, which, when applied to an engine's air filter, helps improve mileage, reduce harmful emissions, increase power, and deep clean carbon deposits from engines. This product will be formally launched next week at the SEMA 2014...

2014-10-28 12:22:23

Mineta National Transit Research Consortium's free research report provides insight SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Do transit buses operating on biodiesel emit more or less particulate matter and gases than those using conventional diesel? The Mineta National Transit Research Consortium (MNTRC) has released its latest peer-reviewed study based on laboratory and field experiments. Among other test results, Combustion Chemistry of Biodiesel for Use in Urban Transport...

2014-10-20 08:23:11

GUELPH, ON, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - BIOREM Inc. (TSXV: BRM) ("Biorem" or "the Company") today announced four new orders totalling $1.7 million which brings Q3 orders to $5.8 million and provides a good start to Q4. The orders are for three odour control projects in North America and one in the Middle East. "We continue to bid new projects at record levels," said Peter Bruijns, President & CEO. "Total bidding activity and bid values were higher at the end of Q3 than they...

2014-10-17 12:23:22

DUBLIN, October 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/l7hd7h/global_scr ) has announced the addition of the "Global SCR Systems for Coal-fired Plants Market 2014-2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/l7hd7h/global_scr ] report to their offering. <start_newscom> (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) system injects ammonia into the boiler...

2014-10-16 08:24:55

FARMINGDALE, N.Y., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cemtrex, Inc. (OTC: CTEI) today announced that it is experiencing greater proposal activity in its Continuous Emission Monitoring Systems (CEMS) business. Ravi Narayan, Vice President of Cemtrex cited several reasons for increased activity including, (i) U.S. cement plants will need to upgrade their CEMS over the next two years to measure mercury, hydrocarbons, HCl and particulate, (ii) Coal-fired power plants also have to measure...

2014-10-15 20:21:19

NRDC, Sierra Club, PennEnvironment, ConservationPA, PennFuture, Clean Air Council and Moms Clean Air Force React to Passage of House Bill 2354 HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), Moms Clean Air Force, PennEnvironment, ConservationPA, Sierra Club, PennFuture and Clean Air Council today slammed Pennsylvania State Senators for passing a bill that will hinder state efforts to reduce carbon pollution. The Senate voted...

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2014-10-15 03:00:34

Provided by the American Heart Association Living close to a major road may increase women’s risk of dying from sudden cardiac death, according to new research in the American Heart Association journal Circulation. “It’s important for healthcare providers to recognize that environmental exposures may be under-appreciated risk factors for diseases such as sudden cardiac death and fatal coronary heart disease,” said Jaime E. Hart, Sc.D., study lead author and an instructor in...

2014-10-14 08:21:28

Go Green Global Technologies Corp. takes the first significant step towards communicating its vision OXFORD, Conn., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM recently announced that Go Green Global Technologies Corp. (OTC: GOGR), and IBM Global Business Services have partnered in order to collect and analyze diesel use data. The purpose of this project is not only to collect data but to also increase awareness of our inventor's achievement, the Sonical(TM) device. IBM will be introducing the...

2014-10-09 16:20:59

Award Recipients are Top Program Performers and Leaders for Freight Supply Chain Efficiency OAK BROOK, Ill., Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hub Group (NASDAQ: HUBG), a leading provider of intermodal, truck brokerage and logistics services, was honored with a SmartWay(®) Excellence Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency as a true industry leader in freight supply chain environmental performance and energy efficiency. In this year alone, Hub Group was able to assist its...


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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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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