Saturday, August 20, 2022

Monitoring solvent emissions

VOCs are released from industrial activities that utilise organic chemicals such as solvents, as well as from engines and incinerators that burn organic materials and fuels. Both types of application present similar monitoring requirements.

£10k/year charges on horizon for driving older, polluting vehicles in London

More motorists with older, higher polluting vehicles in Central London could face paying up to £10,000 each year - just for driving their car...

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...

Scientists investigate link between air pollution and type 2 diabetes

An interdisciplinary team of scientists from EarthSense Systems, the University of Leicester and other institutions has played a pivotal role in research investigating a...

Time running out to bid for £8m Scottish retrofit funding

There is a limited time remaining to bid for a share of £7.89 million to upgrade buses and coaches with technology such as the...
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Sorex Sensors launch first dust sensor based on film bulk acoustic resonator (FBAR) technology

The University of Cambridge spin-out has launched its first product based on its seemingly breakthrough sensor technology

Study says traffic congestion increasing in London, above 2019 levels outside city centre

A new analysis released on 15 September by Environmental Defense Fund Europe (EDF Europe), based on data from the Waze for Cities Programme, appears...

Roads and digital innovation: White paper presents highlights from local authority project leads

A seemingly ground-breaking government-funded initiative to accelerate innovation in the roads sector has published its latest white paper, looking at the role of digital...

Government sets out new targets on air quality, water pollution, waste and woodland cover

The UK government announced new environmental targets in four key areas of air quality, water, waste reduction and woodland cover on 16 March....

Gas analysers support management of Swindon fire

GAS monitoring specialist Gasmet reviews some of the considerations behind the decision to establish an Air Quality Cell (AQC), and looks at some of...

“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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The promise of new shipping fuels

A new paper ‘Sailing on Solar’ presents a vision of how international shipping can meet its target of at least halving emissions by 2050

New initiative aims to advance the removal of dirty vehicles from London’s streets

As part of a drive to tackle dirty air across London, Mayor Sadiq Khan has announced a series of measures intended to accelerate the...

Solvent sensor to boost safety

No technology currently exists to perform a real-time, automatic check in fuel tanks for Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) – chemicals that evaporate quickly at room temperature. Technologies that are generally used to monitor these chemicals currently use electronic sensors that need to be heated past 150 degrees
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Sponsored content: Ionization system protects against SARS-CoV-2

In April, Panasonic opened its doors to the media to share information and intelligence on the development of its electrostatic ionization technology, nanoe™ X, which the firm says is helping to improve protection and inhibit the growth of certain viruses – including SARS CoV-2.

Customisable air pollution alerts now available for monitor series

Air quality specialist EarthSense released live ambient air pollution alerting capabilities to its MyAir® web application on 25 May, "enabling prompt action against thresholds...
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Streaming air quality data over the web

A live demonstration took place at the recent Freescale Technology Forum - hosted by embedded systems specialist Freescale - of the use of machine-to-machine...

Laboratory-accuracy aerosol measurement

A UK applied science company has developed a seemingly ground-breaking new portable air particle sampling technology that promises a wide range of scientific and...

Case study: Indoor air quality monitoring eases staff concern

A case study article from equipment rental firm Ashtead Technology As a Health Safety and Environmental Consultant, Matthew Brown has experienced increased numbers of enquiries...
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London’s air quality goes online

Detailed information on London’s air pollution will now (starting 24 July) be published on breathelondon.org, the website for a new collaborative project to paint a clearer picture of the city’s air quality .