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2015-05-06 08:21:12

~Proprietary technology capable of reducing NOx emissions by 90%~ VANCOUVER, May 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Cummins Westport (CWI) announced it will begin field tests this year

2015-05-05 16:25:17

LONDON, May 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- "Europe Flue-Gas Desulfurization (FGD) Market by Type (Wet FGD and Dry FGD), by Application (Power Generation, Chemical, Cement Manufacture, Iron and Steel,

2015-05-04 12:22:14

Maps of preventable premature deaths show stakes are high CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 4, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- States will gain large, widespread, and nearly immediate health benefits

2015-04-30 12:32:03

LONDON, April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Asia-Pacific Flue gas desulphurization (FGD) market is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 6.6% from 2014 to 2019.

2015-04-29 23:04:38

The Europe Flue Gas Desulfurization (FGD) market is highly driven by the rising air pollution control regulations.

2015-04-29 08:28:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 29, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 12-county area surrounding Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania has once again landed on all three "Worst 25" lists in the American Lung Association's

2015-04-29 08:26:57

16th annual State of the Air 2015 report shows progress; challenges as millions live in areas with unhealthy air LOS ANGELES, April 29, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This morning, the American

2015-04-27 16:25:21

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 27, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania will join states across the nation this week in recognizing April 27 through May 1 as Air Quality Awareness Week. "As

2015-04-26 23:01:05

The activated carbon for mercury control in flue gas market is projected to register a CAGR of 20.17% between 2014 and 2019.

2015-04-22 08:22:55

SHANGHAI, April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Air2Nitrous (A2N), a breakthrough engine technology that lowers critical emissions in engines while both saving fuel and increasing engine torque, is


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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