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2013-07-29 04:20:23

SHANGHAI, July 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Shanghai International Indoor Environment Quality (IIEQ Show) 2014 will take place at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition Convention Centre (SWEECC), 1099 Guo Zhan Road, Shanghai from 31 March to 2 April 2014. It will be held concurrently with China Clean Expo 2014, which is organised by Shanghai UBM Sinoexpo International Exhibition Co., Ltd. and Shanghai Indoor Contamination Control Industry Association. China IIEQ 2014 will feature...

2013-07-16 23:22:38

Pulmonary and Critical Care Specialists of Northern Virginia, P.C. wants to help you better understand about the Air Quality Index (AQI) and how you can help protect yourself, children, and others from unhealthy levels of air pollution. Fairfax, Virginia (PRWEB) July 16, 2013 The Air Quality Index (AQI) is the system used to warn the public when air pollution is dangerous. The AQI tracks ozone and particle pollution which are the most widespread air pollutants and also the most dangerous....

Air Pollution Takes Two Million Lives Each Year
2013-07-12 12:35:01

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to a study published in the journal Environmental Research Letters, over two million people die every year as a result of air pollution. Researchers have shown that around 2.1 million deaths are caused each year by a human-caused increase in fine particulate matter (PM2.5). These are tiny particles suspended in the air that can penetrate deep into the lungs, causing cancer and other respiratory diseases. The team also found...

2013-07-09 23:01:13

Mission Verde Alliance in conjunction with San Antonio Clean Technology Forum will host the “Keeping It Clean: Our Air, Our Health” forum at Rackspace’s global headquarters, where the public will join government, business and health leaders in addressing the challenges of diminished air quality. San Antonio, Texas (PRWEB) July 09, 2013 Mission Verde Alliance in conjunction with San Antonio Clean Technology Forum will host the “Keeping It Clean: Our Air, Our Health” forum at...

2013-06-24 23:24:46

In Light of the shockingly high pollution levels recorded in Singapore this week, Pacific Prime has noted a significant amount of clients leaving the country. Hong Kong (PRWEB) June 24, 2013 Last week, Singapore recorded all-time high Pollutant Standard Index levels and as a result, the Pacific Prime Singapore office has noticed a significant number of clients escaping to neighboring Malaysia and even Hong Kong, a city that is hardly renowned for its fresh air. The Pollutant Standards...

2013-06-21 16:21:25

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection and its regional air quality partnerships have forecast an orange air quality action day for ozone for Saturday, June 22 and Sunday, June 23 in the Lehigh Valley, Liberty-Clairton, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and Susquehanna areas and in Mercer and Indiana counties. On air quality action days, young children, the elderly and those with respiratory problems, such as asthma, emphysema and...

2013-06-20 16:24:24

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection and its regional air quality partnerships have forecast an orange air quality action day for ozone for Friday, June 21 in the Lehigh Valley, Liberty-Clairton, Pittsburgh and Susquehanna areas and Mercer County. On air quality action days, young children, the elderly and those with respiratory problems, such as asthma, emphysema and bronchitis, are especially vulnerable to the effects of air...

2013-06-04 12:22:00

IQAir photo exhibition reveals microscopic world of air pollution ?at Green Week Conference 2013 BRUSSELS and GOLDACH, Switzerland, June 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Air quality expert IQAir (www.iqair.com) is partnering with the European Commission to help raise awareness of air pollution during the Green Week Conference this week in Brussels. The focus of the conference is "Clean air for all." A photo exhibition prepared for the conference features spectacular scanning electron...

2013-04-30 23:01:36

It is reported by the EPA and EnergyStar.gov that excessive air leakage and old insulation methods often causes the air inside of our homes to be more seriously polluted than the air outside of our homes. Santa Monica, CA (PRWEB) April 30, 2013 It´s proven that indoor air pollutants cause a variety of health problems, including irritation of the eyes, nose, and throat, headaches, dizziness, fatigue, asthma, and even eventually respiratory disease, cancer, and even heart disease. The...

2013-04-29 12:22:59

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 29, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania will join states across the nation this week in recognizing April 29 through May 3 as Air Quality Awareness Week. Air Quality Partnership teams across the state will host events to teach the public how to stay safe on air-quality action days and how to reduce air pollution. The Department of Environmental Protection's website lists details of various events. "Through smart and sensible policies, we've continued to see...