University at Buffalo researchers are creating a new and unusual app for the smart phone: tracking air pollution.
Researchers from the University of Murcia have studied the effects of contamination at petrol stations that is potentially harmful to health, which can be noted in buildings less than 100 meters from the service stations.
The air pollution control measures that were put in place in Beijing during the 2008 Olympic Games – if continued – would cut almost in half the lifetime risk of lung cancer for the area's residents from certain inhaled pollutants.
Taking into account revenues for ambient monitoring systems, intermittent stack sampling, and process control using pollutant analyzers, the world market could be more than $3 billion, according to McIlvaine's latest report.
Those spectacular aerial images of a brightly-lit Cowboys Stadium during Sunday's Super Bowl XLV symbolize one of the hottest new pieces of scientific intelligence about air pollution.
Enviance commissioned a survey of 143 energy and utility professionals at EUEC 2011 to determine the industry's progress toward compliance with new regulations.
EPA is asking for comments on seven topics related to potential revisions of its Hazard Ranking System.
EPA has slated five listening sessions related to updating the Clean Air Act's pollution standards for power plants and refineries.
Pureti was applied to asphalt and concrete paving near the LSU campus; Professor Hassan is monitoring air quality and groundwater runoff from the site.
The Natural Resources Defense Council and Health Care Without Harm say that efforts to block EPA's carbon dioxide pollution actions will result in adverse health consequences.
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory's Alla Zelenyuk said the results could have profound implications for policy governing particulate matter.
Founding members are signatories to the Carsharing Industry Code of Ethics and Standards of Practices, which articulates the purpose, definition, and goals of carsharing.
Hovensa LLC also will pay more than $5.3 million to settle Clean Air Act violations; EPA estimates smog and asthma-causing emissions will be reduced by 8,500 tons per year.
Two year's into his term, Obama gets good grades for greenhouse gas endangerment finding but poor ones for endangered species from the Center for Biological Diversity.
The Health Effects Institute will develops tools to examine the combined effects of air pollution exposures on public health and the relationship between air quality and climate change.
Agency continues review of public comments for an E15 pump label to help ensure consumers use the correct fuel.
A fleet of 15 electric vehicles is helping the Department of Natural Resources save money as it maintains state park facilities.
EPA says comments shed new light on key areas and that the agency plans to propose significantly different standards from what was proposed last year.
Testimony at a Jan. 14 public hearing in Dallas on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s dispute with Texas over greenhouse gas (GHG) permitting was almost unanimously positive, in stark contrast with the combative stance the state has taken. No representatives from the state attended the meeting.
- By Laura Williams
- Jan 21, 2011
Teens in the study who lived immediately next to a busy roadway had increased risk of allergies and asthma. The odds can go up by 30 percent for developing allergies to dust mites, pet hairs, and mold, and can double for having actual asthma symptoms, such as wheezing and the need for medications to help breathe.