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Study flags night-time air pollution in China as potential health threat

Envirotec Magazine

China is a night-time ‘hot-spot’ for the production of nitrate radicals (PNO3) that could have a major impact on health-threatening ozone and fine particulates (PM2.5) The study seems to show that, if recent increasing ozone pollution trends continue, nighttime oxidation in China will increase further even if NOx emissions are reduced.

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Environmental Water Systems in Water Filtration For Safe Health

The Environmental Blog

Key Takeaways for Environmental Water Systems Role of Environmental Water Systems : Essential for public health and environmental sustainability. Municipal : Large-scale systems treat water from natural sources to maintain public health. Ensure water is safe, clean, and free from contaminants.

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Take precautions on ozone alert days

Greenability Magazine

Today, Kansas City will experience its first ozone alert day of the season. Here’s what you need to know to protect your health and help reduce pollution. When ozone pollution is high, the air is unhealthy. The Mid-America Regional Council (MARC) advises you to take these steps to protect your health and reduce pollution.

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Experts to help tackle air pollution from domestic solid fuel burning in Greater Manchester

Envirotec Magazine

Environmental and engineering consultancy Ricardo is applying its expertise in air quality measurement to enable local authorities across Greater Manchester to monitor the contribution to air pollution from wood burning stoves, raise public awareness of its risks, and reduce its impact on people’s health.

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Study establishes £37 million saving from pollution measures

Envirotec Magazine

The correlation between air quality data and healthcare spending showed that, if not improved, poor air quality will continue to damage health in the local population, costing over £1.5bn in the next decade and causing over 50,000 new cases of non-communicable diseases including asthma and coronary heart disease.

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Measuring NOx in combustion

Envirotec Magazine

NOx is a generic term for the oxides of nitrogen that have significant effects on the environment and human health. Globally, a wide variety of organisations have published reports linking serious health effects with short- and long-term exposure to NO2. Ozonator design. Chemiluminescent photon detector.

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Prevention: A profitable mindset when it comes to gas leaks

Envirotec Magazine

CFCs have a high chlorine content and have been linked strongly to ozone depletion and global warming. HCFCs were considered an improvement when they were first introduced, as they have lower chlorine and make a lesser contribution to ozone depletion and global warming. Savings potential and benefits for detecting leaks quickly.

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