Saturday, August 20, 2022
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More freight to rail for cleaner air, says study

switching more freight to rail on four of England’s most heavily congested freight routes has the potential to reduce air pollution and improve road safety

Publicly accessible, hyper-local air quality sensor network launches in Camden

A seemingly ground-breaking street-level, real-time air quality sensor network has launched in Camden, presented by air quality specialist AirScape as a bid "to fundamentally...

New report aims to advance safety for waste collection vehicle crews during the pandemic

Report by University College London supports the importance of ventilation and cleaning A new report from UCL, commissioned by resource recovery firm Veolia, presents...
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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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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...

Less air pollution leads to higher crop yields, says study

Usually, increasing agricultural productivity depends on adding something, such as fertilizer or water. A new Stanford University-led study seems to reveal that removing one...

Tiny particle detector

TRADITIONAL methods for measuring airborne particulate matter measure particle mass per unit air volume, usually with an upper size limit of x microns (PMx...

Institution of Mechanical Engineers responds to Clean Air Day

Jenifer Baxter, Head of Engineering at the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, has issued a statement in response to 21 June's national Clean Air Day,...

Primetime TV demo for wood-burning stove maker will showcase how particulate emissions could be...

The founder of Nottingham based Firemizer, which produces what's described as a unique fuel saving device, will appear on Dragons’ Den on 27 January. Brian...

“Cleaner construction practices are vital to tackle toxic air,” urges former Deputy Mayor of...

Former Deputy Mayor of London for Environment Matthew Pencharz has spoken at the 2018 Executive Hire Show (EHS) (Coventry, 7-8 February) about the need...
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Energy to the four in Vietnam

A fourth gas cleaning and energy recovery package from Acwa Air is helping a Vietnam province reduce its carbon footprint. The NSG Group plant at...
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Conference seminar to focus on Clean Air Zones

The Air Quality & Emissions event will include a seminar organised by the EIC on 21st November focusing on solutions for the management and delivery of CAZs

REC assess air in Barnsley

EXPERTS from REC Ltd provided an air quality assessment which helped gain full planning consent for a food store and associated facilities in Barnsley. During...

Preventing aerosol transmission

A variety of measures are needed to prevent the spread of the coronavirus SARS-Cov-2 in nursing homes, and it is particularly important to develop a strategy to protect healthcare workers from airborne transmission.

Presentation on post-Brexit environmental protection at AQE 2017

Lord Whitty has been announced as the opening speaker of the Air Quality and Emissions Conference at AQE 2017 in Telford. The two day...

Innovative sensor network monitors ‘vog’ in Hawai’i

In May 2018, the Hawaiian volcano Kilauea erupted with devastating consequences - destroying homes, displacing hundreds of people and emitting high levels of dust...

Political and business leaders meet to agree new action for tackling air pollution

An international clean air summit, hosted on 23 October by the Mayor of London, attended by government ministers and the head of the World...

Danger in the air we breathe

A report in September by the European Environment Agency revealed that almost a third of the people living in Europe’s cities are exposed to...

California city protects bus drivers from COVID-19 by installing air cleaning technology

City of Turlock installs air cleaning devices in entire bus fleet The city of Turlock will become the first in California to...

The correlation conundrum

It seems natural to assume a link between dirty air and a new kind of respiratory illness given what we already know about the health impacts of air pollution