Annual winter storms not only bring out the shovels, but they also create situations that could cause indoor environmental concerns.
The secret is in the manufacturing and application processes, not the chemical makeup.
- By Del Williams
- Jan 10, 2011
The amount of dust in the Earth’s atmosphere has doubled since the beginning of the 20th century and the dramatic increase is influencing climate and ecology around the world.
Just under $42 billion will be invested in equipment to reduce air pollution next year, and 55 percent of that investment will be in Asia, according to a forecast in the McIlvaine Air Pollution Management report.
Professors examine significant legal responses to such topics as climate change, the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, and greenhouse gas rules.
The American Chemical Society has selected a few simple ideas culled from its journals on how to be sustainable, including stop wasting food, try working out outside, and take the bus instead of driving your car.
DCS Global said the device can save more than 30 percent on energy costs when compared to sliding doors being left open.
EPA has fined Monterey Park, Calif.-based Kinetic Solutions Inc. $82,400 for allegedly selling unregistered and misbranded pesticides and making unproven claims about their effectiveness.
The two agencies will explore opportunities to collaborate on a wide range of environmental issues – including efforts to bring cleaner cookstoves to millions in the developing world – while engaging young people, expanding the conversation on environmentalism, and supporting local solutions for communities here at home and around the world.
Slower-growing trees. More severe fires. More bark beetle outbreaks. A lot more dead trees. And big changes in where various tree species are dominant in southwestern U.S. forests.
289 defendants were charged for allegedly committing environmental crimes, 198 criminals were convicted, and $41 million were assessed in fines and restitution.
The U.S. government has proposed controls on large ships that operate in the waters off the coastlines of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands for the purpose of reducing air pollution.
The company also will install a baghouse for a furnace capture and collection system.
Report sponsors say that the economic benefits, including health benefits, will far outweigh the costs of complying with EPA's proposed Transport Rule.
Plug In Carolina and Eaton Corporation kicked off a statewide tour to commemorate its introduction, beginning at the state capitol building in Columbia with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and remarks by Gov. Mark Sanford.
A printing company in Pittsfield, Mass., has agreed to pay a penalty of $80,000 and to spend $305,000 to help homeowners replace old, polluting wood stoves with new, cleaner models in order to settle claims by the US Environmental Protection Agency that it violated the federal Clean Air Act.
The experts answer why the topic is so hot now and the best way you can protect your clients and yourself from liability.
- By Dianne P. Crocker
- Dec 06, 2010
Passage of the Diesel Emissions Reduction Act is being supported by more than 500 environmental, health, industry and government organizations, according to the Diesel Technology Forum.
China says it will achieve its goal of a 20 percent reduction of energy intensity and a 10 percent cut in major pollutant emission against 2005 levels by the end of this year, according to official figures.
Wood may be cheaper but unless you have an upgraded heater, you may be adding more particle pollution into the air.