Carnegie Mellon University researchers, working with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection and MSHA, will present an unprecedented demonstration of a prototype autonomous mobile robot exploring and mapping a 3,500-foot corridor in an abandoned coal mine near West Elizabeth in southwestern Pennsylvania. The Groun..
Ozone is a gas that forms in the atmosphere when 3 atoms of oxygen are combined (03). Ozone occurs in two layers of the atmosphere. The layer surrounding the earth's surface is the troposphere. Here, ground-level or "bad" ozone is an air pollutant that damages human health, vegetation, and many common materials. It is a key ingredient of urban ..
More should be done to develop China's environmental protection industry, according to an article in Macroeconomy Research, a Beijing-based monthly magazine.
Worldwide, the industry is flourishing as the international community pays more and more attention to environmental problems.
The environmental protection industry is growing by 6..
(1010 WINS) (NEW YORK) New York Power Authority program that was intended to equip about 1,000 diesel school buses with pollution controls -- and allow children to breath cleaner air on the buses-- has not come to fruition a year and a half after it was planned.
The Power Authority offered to spend $6 million to install new pollution cont..
EPA is proposing to remove methyl ethyl ketone (MEK) from the Clean Air Act's list of 188 hazardous air pollutants emitted from large industrial facilities. Since 1996, the Agency has exhaustively reviewed the potential health and environmental effects that could result from exposure to MEK emitted from industrial facilities, and EPA has c..