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2014-01-07 08:22:49

FARMINGDALE, N.Y., Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- (OTC:CTEI) Cemtrex Inc. (www.cemtrex.com) announced today that it is experiencing increased level of inquiries in its emission monitors from cement companies. On July 18, 2012, the EPA had proposed amendments to the National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants for the Cement Manufacturing Industry and set a compliance deadline date of September 9, 2015. With this compliance date fast approaching Cement manufacturers are...

Dangerous New Carcinogens
2014-01-07 08:10:02

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online New compounds produced by certain types of chemical reactions, such as those found in vehicle exhaust or grilling meat have been found by a research team at Oregon State University. Their findings, published in Environmental Science and Technology, reveal that these compounds are hundreds of times more mutagenic than their parent compounds, known as carcinogens. The previously unknown compounds raise concerns about the health impacts...

2014-01-03 08:20:04

DUBLIN, January 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/wd38wj/air_filters) has announced the addition of the "Global Air Filters Market For Automobiles - Trends & Forecast to 2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/wd38wj/air_filters ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Increasing anthropogenic activities contribute to pollution and results in...

2013-12-18 08:29:07

After switch to Camfil's CamCleaner 6000 clean air solution, dust accumulation was reduced by 80 percent RIVERDALE, N.J., Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- For The Schwarz Group -- a major global logistics firm based in the UK -- the challenge seemed a formidable one: how to improve indoor air quality at its two sprawling warehouses while reducing energy use and maintenance costs. But working with Camfil -- the world's leading provider of air filters and clean air solutions-- the...

2013-12-11 23:03:33

In-demand research report “FGD Market for new FGD Systems (Wet and Dry FGD systems), Reagents and Replacement Applications - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2012 – 2019” drawn up by Transparency Market Research (TMR) has been recently published by Market Publishers Ltd. According to the study, the overall demand for flue gas desulfurization (FGD) systems continues an upward trend. London, UK (PRWEB) December 11, 2013 The overall demand for flue...

2013-12-10 16:21:28

HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett today announced that Pennsylvania has signed a petition with eight other Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states to require upwind states to reduce ozone emissions. Pennsylvania is part of the ozone transport region, a group of 12 states in the Northeast that has been held to some of the country's most stringent air pollution standards for the last decade. The petition requests the U.S. Environmental Protection...

2013-12-05 23:03:58

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Research and Development Forecast of China’s Desulfurization and Denitrification Industry, 2013-2017. London (PRWEB) December 05, 2013 After ten years of development, desulfurization and denitrification market has become relatively mature in China. Some small and strength-lacking enterprises have been eliminated after several round of industry reshuffle; the manufacturers taking part in the present competition are relatively...

2013-12-04 12:20:16

Diesel Technology Forum Comments on Collaborative Diesel Engine Research FREDERICK, Md., Dec. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study released today by the Coordinating Research Council[1] in cooperation with the Health Effects Institute[2] highlights the robust low-emissions performance of the new generation of clean diesel technology manufactured starting in 2010. The study found a more than 60 percent reduction in emissions of nitrogen dioxide as compared to previous...

2013-12-02 10:16:42

Looking back on a nation's past can prompt action that leads to a greener future, according to new research published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. The research, conducted by NYU Stern researcher Hal Hershfield and colleagues H. Min Bang and Elke U. Weber of Columbia University, suggests that one strong way to encourage environmentally-friendly behavior is to emphasize the long life expectancy of a nation, and not necessarily its imminent...

2013-11-27 23:03:38

Transparency Market Research published a new "Flue Gas Desulfurization (FGD) Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2012 - 2019" market research report to its report store. Browse the report with request TOC, visit http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/flue-gas-desulfurization-systems.html. Albany, NY (PRWEB) November 27, 2013 According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research ("FGD Market for new FGD systems...


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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