Quantcast

Latest Air pollution Stories

2014-05-08 08:36:41

DALLAS, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Air Quality Control Systems Market by Technology (Flue Gas Desulfurization (FGD), Electrostatic Precipitators, Nitrogen Oxide (NOx) Control Systems, Scrubber & Mercury Control Systems) & Geography ( Asia-Pacific, Europe, Americas, Middle East, and Africa) - Global Trends and Forecasts to 2019", defines and segments the global Air Quality Control Systems Market with analysis and forecasts of the revenue. Air Quality...

2014-05-05 23:03:17

Ozone pollution across the continental United States will become far more difficult to keep in check as temperatures rise, according to new research led by NCAR. The detailed study shows that Americans face the risk of a 70 percent increase in unhealthy summertime ozone levels by 2050. Boulder, CO (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 Ozone pollution across the continental United States will become far more difficult to keep in check as temperatures rise, according to new research led by the National...

2014-05-01 23:08:48

The global industrial flue gas treatment systems and services market was valued at $44,152.2 million in 2013, and is poised to grow at a CAGR of 5.1% from 2014 to reach $59,546.7 million by 2019 (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/flue-gas-treatment-systems-market-214992664.html). (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 The report "Industrial Flue Gas Treatment Systems & Services Market by Pollutant Control System (FGD, DeNOx, Particulate Control, Mercury Control) by Application (Power...

2014-05-01 12:32:52

Premature deaths from each cause due to modifiable risks ATLANTA, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Each year, nearly 900,000 Americans die prematurely from the five leading causes of death - yet 20 percent to 40 percent of the deaths from each cause could be prevented, according to a study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The five leading causes of death in the United States are heart disease, cancer, chronic lower respiratory diseases, stroke, and unintentional...

2014-05-01 12:24:22

WASHINGTON, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the world's largest manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, Caterpillar faced diverse challenges in meeting the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's new Tier 4 standard for producing near-zero emissions in new off-road engines and equipment. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120201/MM46474LOGO According to EPA: "To meet these Tier 4 emission standards, engine manufacturers will produce new engines with advanced emission...

2014-05-01 12:24:12

DUBLIN, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/qpvbfr/industrial_flue) has announced the addition of the "Industrial Flue Gas Treatment Systems & Services Market by Pollutant Control System and by Application - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The industrial flue gas treatment systems and services market is growing at a significant rate, driven by the...

2014-05-01 08:27:47

Duplex(TM) burner technology achieves unprecedented reduction in NOx and CO emissions coupled with unique cost saving features. SEATTLE, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ClearSign Combustion Corporation (NASDAQ: CLIR), an emerging leader in combustion and emissions control technology for industrial, commercial and utility markets, has demonstrated the capabilities of its Duplex(TM) burner architecture at a scale that directly addresses applications across several significant segments of...

2014-04-30 23:04:33

Indoor air pollutants have accumulated over the long winter in homes. Amityville, NY (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Indoor air has remained stagnant all winter long, and now it’s time to clean it out and get some fresh air inside the home. Enviro-Test is recommending that homeowners test the indoor air quality in their homes to ensure that the air is clean for the spring and summer. During the fall and winter, poor ventilation can cause indoor air pollution to accumulate to dangerous levels....

2014-04-30 23:04:24

MarketReportsOnline.com adds "Global Heavy Duty Diesel (HDD) Catalyst Market: Trends & Opportunities (2013-18)" report to its research store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 Heavy duty diesel (HDD) catalysts turn toxic exhaust emissions from diesel fuelled vehicles into non-toxic substances by using precious metals, such as platinum and palladium. Depending on the type of vehicle, the amount and composition of platinum group metals used can differ. Catalytic converters...

2014-04-30 16:24:09

Clean Diesel Engines Helping Drive Clean Air Progress WASHINGTON, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Diesel Technology Forum issued the following statement today regarding the release of the "State of the Air 2014" report by the American Lung Association (ALA). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120201/MM46474LOGO Today's report by the American Lung Association finds that nearly half of all Americans live in counties in the U.S. where ozone or particulate emission levels are...


Latest Air pollution Reference Libraries

0_3f4df38762b504c5acfe901115eaddfe
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...

22_1663f68fda000d8f11d5a4317e325607
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...

22_c8da84dbe2308dcca223c7190a69a675
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....

22_f5a7090a1d17efbac464dad6e3d32a88
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...

More Articles (4 articles) »
Word of the Day
malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'