Citations with the tag: AIR pollution -- Prevention
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- 10 ways to clean the air.
Allen, Caffilene // Cats Magazine; Jan1999, Vol. 55 Issue 1, p40
Suggests ways of removing air pollutants in the house.
- Sizing up RTO and RCO heat transfer media.
Momtaz, Sameh W.; Truppi, Thomas J.; Seiwert, Jr., Joseph J. // Pollution Engineering; Dec97, Vol. 29 Issue 13, p34
Discusses various aspects on regenerative heat recovery systems for air emissions abatement. Heat transfer materials for packed bed regenerators; Criteria for ceramic media designs; Catalyst systems for regenerative oxidizers.
- Reducing particulate matter emission rates: Part I.
Phillips, J.B.; Phillips, A. // Pollution Engineering; Sep98, Vol. 30 Issue 9, p35
Focuses on the methodologies for reduction of particulate matter emissions in the United States. Reconsideration of processes for particulate emissions; Significance of equipment design in the process; Ways of preventing particulate matters.
- The emergence of triboelectric technology.
Ramsey, Kay // Pollution Engineering; Sep98, Vol. 30 Issue 9, p54
Provides information on the emergence of triboelectric technology in the United States which monitors particulates. Installation of triboelectric technology; Significance of optical technology; Components of the triboelectric signal.
- Breathe Easier Outside.
Ramsey, Kay // Body Bulletin; Sep99, p3
Presents tips on protecting against air pollution when exercising outdoors. Effects of inhaling bad air; Protection of lungs by antioxidants; Avoidance of vigorous exercise when the air is thick and still; Peak of ozone levels at noon; Avoidance of traffic jams.
- Wind: Ventilate buildings naturally.
Patterson, Maureen // Buildings; July97, Vol. 91 Issue 7, p58
States how ventilation, filtration and communication can help clear indoor air. Health problems caused by poor indoor air; Products that may release harmful contaminants into the air; Action done by standards organizations to solve the problem; Condition wherein naturally ventilated buildings...
- Are you breathing bad air?
Berkman, Sue // Good Housekeeping; Feb94, Vol. 218 Issue 2, p157
Presents guidelines to reduce exposure to indoor pollutants. Use of low-sulfur fuels in kerosene heaters; Carbon-monoxide detectors; Installation of hood fans for gas ranges; Maintenance of gas appliances in good working order; Regular carpet vacuuming; Doormats; Airing of clothing from the dry...
- Microwaves cook the soot out of diesel exhausts.
Coghlan, A. // New Scientist; 3/14/92, Vol. 133 Issue 1812, p23
Describes a vehicle exhaust filter cleaner based on the components of an ordinary microwave. Devised by Colin Garner of the Loughborough University of Technology; Only requires one kilowatt of power; Expected cost.
- Breathe EASY.
Adams, Jacqueline // Science World; 9/15/2008, Vol. 65 Issue 2, p6
The article focuses on a science project by teenager Otana Jakpor which helped pass a California law limiting the amount of ozone air purifiers can pump into the air.
- IMPROVE RTO Performance WITH MLM.
Meuier, Dennis; Guerra, Paul; Eldridge, James; Russell, James // Pollution Engineering; Jun2003, Vol. 35 Issue 6, p38
Focuses on the improvement of the process of regenerative thermal oxidizer (RTO) for air pollution control in the U.S. Benefits of incineration; Design of RTO; Presence of heat recovery media in canisters. INSET: Project update.
- Fresh air exchangers can solve IAQ problems.
Graham, Paul // Air Conditioning Heating & Refrigeration News; 5/16/94, Vol. 192 Issue 3, p12
Discusses the use of fresh air exchangers to eliminate indoor air quality (IAQ) problems. Elimination of humidity and odor problem; Increase in demand for air exchanger due to growing consumer awareness of IAQ problems; Installation of fresh air exchangers; Three methods for controlling fresh...
- Baseline survey profiles building air.
Bas, Ed // Air Conditioning Heating & Refrigeration News; 8/28/95, Vol. 195 Issue 18, p34
Provides suggestions on how to solve an indoor air quality problem. Consultation with management on the nature of the problem; Monitoring of carbon dioxide levels, temperature and relative humidity; Visual and physical inspection.
- Developing an IAQ program for hvac system hygiene.
Krell, Bob // Air Conditioning Heating & Refrigeration News; 1/22/96, Vol. 197 Issue 4, p3
Discusses the requirement in developing an indoor air quality (IAQ) plan. Designation of an IAQ coordinator; Importance of regular maintenance of a facility's heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) system; Impediments to maintaining HVAC hygiene. INSET: IAQ and air-handling unit...
- IAQ duct-cleaning products enter market.
Krell, Bob // Air Conditioning Heating & Refrigeration News; 8/19/96, Vol. 198 Issue 16, p30
Introduces new indoor air quality (IAQ) management and air duct-cleaning products. `Chaser' mini-camera for monitoring air ducts from UEMSI; `Porta-Vac' duct cleaner from Wm. W. Meyer & Sons Inc.; `IAQ-Tools for Windows' computer software from Taitem Engineering; Heating, ventilation,...
- Alert--ozone-producing air-cleaning devices.
Krell, Bob // Journal of Environmental Health; Dec97, Vol. 60 Issue 5, p38
Reports that California health officials have warned that not all indoor air-cleaning devices are alike and that certain types could cause health problems for some people. Production of ozone by indoor air-cleaning devices; Health problems caused by ozone; Effective way of avoiding indoor air...
- Smog lifters.
Pope, Gregory T.; Boatman, John // Popular Mechanics; Oct95, Vol. 172 Issue 10, p2
Reports on the launching of automobiles developed by Englehard Corp. and Ford Motors which are able to convert carbon monoxide to carbon and ozone to oxygen. Automobiles' use of catalytic material which coats the radiators and air conditioning condensers; Use of the catalytic material as an...
- Addressing indoor air quality concerns.
Marshall, Paul H. // Occupational Hazards; Jan96, Vol. 58 Issue 1, p83
No abstract available.
- Wet scrubber/absorbers (equipment for air pollution control).
Katyal, Sanjay; Kohli, Pawan // Chemical Business; Dec95, Vol. 9 Issue 5, p19
Discusses processes for air cleaning from dust, fumes and toxic and corrosive gases. Wet scrubbers; Jet scrubber; Vortex scrubber; Gravity spray scrubber; Venturi scrubber; Plate scrubber; Packed bed scrubber; Wet cyclone; Centrifugal scrubber; Submerged nozzle scrubber; Rotating disc...
- Gas-phase filtration helps solve airport IAQ problems.
Monk, Brian // Air Conditioning Heating & Refrigeration News; 08/03/98, Vol. 204 Issue 14, p12
Focuses on the use of gas-phase filtration in airports. Emission sources; Control strategies; Definition of gas-phase filtration; Trends in airports.
- Men working: Containment can prevent IAQ woes in buildings under construction.
Goselin, Steven // Air Conditioning Heating & Refrigeration News; 08/03/98, Vol. 204 Issue 14, p38
Focuses on the use of containment in preventing indoor air quality problems in buildings under construction. Isolation of the system during construction; Sealing off all system openings; Awareness of architects and engineers; Objective on containment.
- Indoor air problems have many sources.
Levine, Michael S.; Stafford, Edward W. // San Diego Business Journal; 7/17/95, Vol. 16 Issue 29, p21
Presents steps that can be taken to control and/or manage indoor air problems. Two kinds of illnesses associated with poor indoor-air quality; Possible sources of indoor-air related illnesses or discomfort.
- Clean coal conferees tell of fights against air pollution.
Levine, Michael S.; Stafford, Edward W. // Electric Light & Power; Jan1993, Vol. 71 Issue 1, p16
Addresses the questions on the capability of Clean Coal Technology (CCT) to help utilities keep down the costs of Clean Air Act compliance for both industries and consumers. First Annual Clean Coal Technology Conference in September 1992; Cost-effective alternatives offered by electric...
- $1 fee will help clean up Valley's air.
Gibbons, Valerie // Business Journal Serving Fresno & the Central San Joaquin Valley; 10/24/2003, Issue 323156, p3
Reports that a one dollar per vehicle fee will fund stepped up emission reduction programs in the ongoing campaign to clean up the San Joaquin Valley, California's air. Application of fees that register within the district.
- Green-Thumb a Ride.
Hack, Tobin // Plenty; Oct/Nov2008, Issue 24, p24
A blog concerning sustainability in driving an automobile from Tobin Hack is discussed.
- Clean indoor air.
Verespej, Michael A. // Industry Week/IW; 2/6/95, Vol. 244 Issue 3, p21
Presents ways on how to reduce the biological and organic contaminants in the home. Regular cleaning; Warning against the use of pesticides; Use of air-to-air heat exchanger; Contact information for additional suggestions.
- NAACP CLEAN AIR OP-ED.
Verespej, Michael A. // Tennessee Tribune; 12/29/2011, Vol. 22 Issue 52, p10A
The author stresses the necessity for congressional members to support clean air safeguards in Tennessee in 2011.
- Right to Breathe Campaign.
Scheer, Roddy; Moss, Doug // E THIS WEEK; 6/24/2012, p6
The article presents an answer to a question regarding Clean Air Ambassadors and their objectives.
- Statewide Clean Air Campaign provldes chance to win hybrid.
Scheer, Roddy; Moss, Doug // Clarendon Enterprise (TX); 8/21/2008, Vol. 19 Issue 33, p6
The article reports on the Drive Clean Across Texas campaign which encourages all Texans to reduce air pollution with a chance to win a brand-new Ford Escape Hybrid SUV in Austin, Texas.
- New paint helps cleanse Philippines' polluted air.
Scheer, Roddy; Moss, Doug // Asian Pacific Post; 7/26/2012, p17
The article reveals that Knoxout paint from Pacific Paint Boysen Philippines Inc. helps cleanse the polluted air in the Philippines.
- Proactive programs for indoor air quality.
Schneider, Christian M. // Business Journal Serving Southern Tier, CNY, Mohawk Valley, Fing; 9/18/95, Vol. 9 Issue 19, p8B
Presents programs to prevent indoor air pollution. Includes analysis of components in a written program; Establishment of a baseline for ventilation systems; Baseline exposure documentation; Survey and sampling program; Data management program.
- Global tradeable carbon permits, participation incentives, and transfers.
Larsen, Bjorn; Shah, Anwar // Oxford Economic Papers; Oct94, Vol. 46 Issue 4, p841
Evaluates alternative global tradeable permit allocations to stabilize world carbon emissions at 1987 levels by 2000. Lack of incentive for a group of countries to participate; Allocation of permits equivalent to projected baseline emissions target.
- Emission control: Come in, Houston.
Reed, Christopher // Bulletin with Newsweek; 10/24/2000, Vol. 118 Issue 6247, p22
Reports that Houston, Texas has displaced Los Angeles, California as the smoggiest in the United States. Embarrassment for Texas Governor and U.S. president candidate George W. Bush; Activities curtailed in Los Angeles in a bid to stop air pollution; Difficulties in implementing the same...
- Where the Air is Clear.
Reed, Christopher // State Legislatures; Mar2009, Vol. 35 Issue 3, p9
A list of top ten U.S. cities with the least polluted air from year-round particle pollution in 2008 according to the American Lung Association is presented.
- Air-toxic/VOC-control expenditures to top $19 billion.
Reed, Christopher // Industrial Paint & Powder; Nov93, Vol. 69 Issue 11, p8
Forecasts expenditures in the next ten years to reduce air toxics and volatile organic compounds to comply with the 1990 Clean Air Amendment Acts. The McIlvaine Co.'s `Air Toxics and VOCs' report; Expenditures for air-pollution control, consulting measurement/analysis and process changes;...
- VOC-control options.
Bailey, Jane M. // Industrial Paint & Powder; Nov93, Vol. 69 Issue 11, p20
Describes volatile organic compound-control technologies. Adsorption; Catalytic oxidation; Recuperative oxidation; Regenerative oxidation. INSETS: Regenerative thermal oxidizer saves energy for munitions plant.;Incinerator vs. oxidizer..
- Indoor air pollution: Top environmental issues.
Bailey, Jane M. // Air Conditioning Heating & Refrigeration News; 3/15/93, Vol. 188 Issue 11, p26
Suggests ways to improve indoor air quality. Comparison of organic pollutant levels inside and outside homes; Diseases linked to indoor air pollution; Health related statistics; Sources of indoor air pollution; Solutions.
- Filtering out IAQ problems.
McBurney, Scott // American School & University; Jul95, Vol. 67 Issue 11, p42J
Focuses on the indoor air quality (IAQ) problems in educational institutions and methods to rectify them. EPA to publish guidelines to schools to solve indoor air problems; Definition of good indoor air quality; Problems due to poor IAQ; Evolution of IAQ; IAQ management plan; IAQ problem...
- Pollution patrol.
Watkins-Miller, Elaine // Buildings; Apr98, Vol. 92 Issue 4, p75
Focuses on various indoor air pollutants that facilities managers must know in order to keep their buildings and their occupants safe. Comments from Aaron Wagner, industrial hygienist with Ungers & Associates Corporation; Information on common indoor pollutants; Measures that facilities...
- New IAQ products bow.
Watkins-Miller, Elaine // Air Conditioning Heating & Refrigeration News; 12/16/96, Vol. 199 Issue 16, p9
Presents indoor air quality equipment from several manufacturers. Damper; Energy-recycling ventilator; Particle counter.
- Coatings with nanoparticles that interact with sunlight and eliminate contaminants are developed.
Watkins-Miller, Elaine // Biomedical Market Newsletter; 6/1/2012, Vol. 21, p1
The article offers information on coatings developed with nanoparticles which eliminates certain air pollutants on interacting with sunlight.
- Recipes for cleaner air.
Cooper, William J.; Holloway, Anita // Nature; 11/28/1996, Vol. 384 Issue 6607, p313
Reports on ways in which to reduce atmospheric contamination in industrialized nations. The problem of atmospheric contamination continuing even in nations where levels of air pollution are following; The rate of air emission of chemical pollutants in the United States; Uranium-oxide-based...
- VOC Abatement.
Cooper, William J.; Holloway, Anita // Paint & Coatings Industry; Jul2000, Vol. 16 Issue 7, p98
Focuses on developments in the war against emission-control costs and volatile organic compounds (VOC) in factories. Use of regenerative thermal oxidation (RTO) technology in the United States to destroy VOC; Heat-transfer beds of an RTO composed of ceramic saddles; Growing popularity of...
- Compact scrubber tackles NOx.
Cooper, William J.; Holloway, Anita // Pollution Engineering; Sep98, Vol. 30 Issue 9, p19
Features the ST scrubber which is used to destroy Nitrogen Oxide concentrations in the air. Capabilities of the device; How gases are filtered by the device; Manufacturer of the product.
- FIRSTENERGY TO DEMONSTRATE MULTI-POLLUTANT CONTROL SYSTEM.
Cooper, William J.; Holloway, Anita // Industrial Environment; Jul2000, Vol. 11 Issue 7, p2
Provides information on the demonstration of FirstEnergy Corp. to its Electro-Catalytic Oxidation developed Powerspan Corp.
- New equipment planned at waste-to-energy plant.
Burke, Anita // Journal of Business (10756124); 10/26/2000, Vol. 15 Issue 22, pB3
Reports on the plan of Spokane Regional Solid Waste System to install equipment at Spokane, Washington's waste-to-energy plant to help control air pollution. Removal of volatile organic compounds; Environmental review on the projects.
- SMOG FIGHTERS.
Burke, Anita // Ebony; Jun1957, Vol. 12 Issue 8, p61
The article discusses the air pollution control program of Los Angeles, California, where African Americans perform double duty as administrators and foot soldiers of the Air Pollution Control District (APCD).
- The green way to drive your car.
Mastrangelo, Richard; Kuo, E. David // Good Housekeeping; Mar94, Vol. 218 Issue 3, p190
Presents driving tips to reduce air pollution. Importance of tune-ups; Needlessness of warm-ups exceeding thirty seconds; Avoidance of jack rabbit starts or abrupt braking; Idling time reduction; Need for occasional exercise for cars; Back parking.
- Driving--and--breathing--in style.
Stiefel, Chana Freiman // Science World; 04/11/97, Vol. 53 Issue 13, p17
Focuses on actor Ed Begley Jr.'s efforts to prevent air pollution. Driving of electric car instead of gas-powered car to prevent emission of pollutants; Use of solar energy; Recycling of household wastes.
- Finland: keeping the air clean.
Parant, Paul // UNESCO Sources; Dec2000, Issue 129, p15
Focuses on efforts in preventing air pollution in Finland. Importance of peat bogs for air quality promotion efforts in the country; Proposal to build multi-purpose wetland ecosystems on top of peat bogs; Potential role of the region in the conservation of biodiversity, while protecting local...
- BEDROOM OF YOUR DREAMS.
Moran, Victoria // Vegetarian Times; Jun2000, Issue 274, p64
Suggests tips on making bedrooms ideal for the health and well-being of the people staying in it. How to prevent indoor pollution; Tips on maintaining quality air in the bedroom; How to reduce electromagnetic fields inside the room; Other tips on making bedrooms cozy. INSET: GOOD BEDROOM VIBES.