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2014-05-27 08:23:09

New study by Syracuse and Harvard universities shows potential for reductions of more than 750 thousand tons of other harmful air pollutants across continental U.S.

2014-05-26 23:01:34

Flue Gas Desulfurization Market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 5.1% from 2014 to 2019 and reach $17,478.7 million by 2019 in terms of value.

2014-05-23 00:20:27

SEATTLE, May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) today announced an agreement to acquire ETS Aviation, a provider of fuel-efficiency management and analytics software.

2014-05-22 16:20:51

Diesel Technology Forum says UNECE paper corrects misconceptions about diesel WASHINGTON, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new paper issued by the United Nations Economic Commission

2014-05-21 23:12:22

“My recent trip to China was the first time ever that I did not return with sore eyes and feeling sick,” says Dr.

2014-05-21 16:20:40

Low Carbon Fuel Standard, cap-and trade-program cutting transportation pollution statewide SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new report,

Power Plant Emissions Verified Remotely At Four Corners Sites
2014-05-20 03:06:50

Air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions from two coal-fired power plants in the Four Corners area of northwest New Mexico, the largest point source of pollution in America, were measured remotely by a Los Alamos National Laboratory team.

2014-05-16 23:07:06

Impact of Pittsburgh's air quality examined at "The Air We Breathe," presented by Allegheny General Hospital and The Breathe Project. Pittsburgh,

2014-05-16 12:28:02

Bill passage is a victory for children ST.

2014-05-15 08:24:47

Keynote Speaker, Honorable Mary L.


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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