Friday, August 12, 2022

Monitoring demo takes to the air

Following the Supreme Court’s recent judgement, the new Government will have to take urgent action to reduce urban pollution and to instigate monitoring regimes...

Supreme Court rules against UK government on EU air pollution breach

Defra has been ordered by the UK Supreme Court to draw up new plans on how it will tackle air pollution, for submission to...

AQE 2015 to focus on ways to improve air quality and emissions monitoring

AQE 2015, the international Air Quality and Emissions show, will take place in Telford, UK, on 22nd and 23rd April. Created to provide an...

Emissions analyser helps manage power station

A multiparameter emissions monitor at Thetford power station is being used to demonstrate to the Environment Agency that the plant is performing within the...

Ricardo-AEA to develop a prototype Europe-wide platform for Air Quality and Smog Indices

Project awarded to Ricardo-AEA by the European Commission in order to develop a common method for presenting information on the levels of key pollutants...
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Conference programme for April event in Telford

THE organisers of AQE 2015, the international Air Quality and Emissions show, have announced a comprehensive conference programme for the event which will take...
Princes Street in Edinburgh: The city council is introducing speed-restricted 20mph zones in an effort to improve air quality.

Anything but an open road

Paul Marsh reports on efforts to minimise the contribution of road traffic to air pollution CITY dwellers in many areas of Europe are exposed to...
Fugitive pollution monitor installed on-site.

Sampler hunts fugitive air pollution

INDUSTRIAL sites and highways could become cleaner in the future thanks to shark-shaped samplers that hunt ‘fugitive’ air pollutants. Scientists at Lancaster University and the...

Integrated device is mobile game-changer, claims supplier

OEMS and mobile device manufacturers are alerted to the release of what is described as "the world's first environmental sensor combining pressure, humidity, temperature...
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Intelligent sensing

AN intelligent air quality sensing module from SGX Sensortech is intended to remove the hassle from monitoring air quality in the car, the home,...
The city's development authority plans to use the data to make environmental improvements.

Riyadh monitoring contract

RICARDO-AEA has been awarded a three-year contract to provide city-wide air quality monitoring and data analysis for Saudi Arabia’s capital city, Riyadh – the...

Analyzing waste gases during simulated Mars mission

NASA's Anne Caraccio uses the portable gas analyser outside the experimental 'habitat', a task intended to help evaluate the suitability of waste off-gases for...
The AirSensa device.

Donation funds school air sensors

NON-PROFIT organisation Change London has been given £1million by Addison Lee founder John Griffin to fund the first 500 schools-based air quality sensors to...
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EVs help map urban pollution

AERIAL surveying specialist Bluesky is helping develop a mobile mapping system to measure pollution at street level. Working with the University of Leicester, the Leicestershire...
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First continuous air quality monitoring for Faroe Islands

THE Environment Agency of the Faroe Islands together with the municipality of Tórshavn has installed two ambient air quality monitoring stations as part of...
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GMB calls for action over urban air

A study conducted for the GMB Union has highlighted the "dangerous" pollution levels to which some UK workers are being exposed, prompting the organisation...
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Tracking pollution hot spots with continuous measurement

SITUATED in the south west of Wales, in a largely rural area bordering the Brecon Beacons, Carmarthenshire’s air quality is predominantly good. However, there...
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NOx and the city

Paul Marsh of Envirotec offers an update on attempts to curb air pollution in the UK IT'S the single biggest environmental health risk in the...
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Nosing out the controversy over AD plant emissions

IN March local campaigners succeeded in blocking plans to build an energy-from-waste plant in Ramsbottom in the Greater Manchester area. Concern over the smell...
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Dispersion modelling expert

AIR quality specialist Gary Wilson has joined environmental firm SLR Consulting as an Associate in its Shrewsbury Office. Gary has over 8 years’ experience...