Taiwan’s importing of plastic waste from abroad must stop now

No matter where you live in Taiwan, you are almost certain to have seen pensioners collecting recycling. These enterprising Ama’s (阿嬤) and Agon’s (阿公) spend much of their time collecting r...

Trump eases US methane rules as Colorado says state's work

DENVER (AP) — The Trump administration is rolling back some U.S. regulations on climate-changing methane pollution, calling them expensive and burdensome, but Colorado says its rules are working — and...

Beijing smog on 'bad day' equivalent to smoking 25 cigarettes: Berkeley Earth

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Breathing Beijing's air pollution when the PM 2.5 reaches 550 inflicts the equivalent in damage to the human body as smoking 25 cigarettes, according to a memo release...

US says driving would be riskier if fuel standards tougher

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration says people would drive more and be exposed to increased risk if their cars get better gas mileage, an argument intended to justify freezing Obama-era toughe...

Azbil Introduces Control Valves with Low-Emission Gland Packing That Reduces Leakage of VOC Air Pollutants

TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 24, 2018--Azbil Corporation (TOKYO:6845)(head office: 2-7-3 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo / President and CEO: Hirozumi Sone) announced that it began to sell control valves...

Study links air pollution to drop in national park visitors

DENVER (AP) — Visitors appear to be steering clear of some U.S. national parks or cutting visits short because of pollution levels that are comparable to what's found in major cities, according to a s...

3M™ Smog-reducing Granules Harness the Power of the Sun to Improve Air Quality

ST. PAUL‚ Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 28, 2018--At 3M, we use science every day to improve lives and help solve society’s toughest challenges. We like to imagine a world where all communities are safe...

3M™ Smog-reducing Granules Harness the Power of the Sun to Improve Air Quality

ST. PAUL‚ Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 28, 2018--At 3M, we use science every day to improve lives and help solve society’s toughest challenges. We like to imagine a world where all communities are safe...

Stuttgart is 2nd German city to ban some diesel vehicles

BERLIN (AP) — Authorities in southwestern Germany plan to ban older diesel vehicles from parts of Stuttgart next year, making it the second city in the country to do so. The governme...

EPA moving forward with review of standard for ozone

CHICAGO (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency will move forward Tuesday with a review of its limit on ground-level ozone, asking the public for input on whether the current standard protects publ...

New Delhi orders construction halt as pollution levels soar

NEW DELHI (AP) — New Delhi officials have ordered a two-day halt to construction in an attempt to reduce choking pollution that has cloaked the city in smog and dust. The government'...

CECO Environmental Releases the Second in a Series of Blogs to Raise Awareness about the Need and Opportunities to Improve Air Quality

DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 11, 2018--CECO Environmental CEO Dennis Sadlowski blogs about the opportunities to apply technology to improve air quality. This press release features m...

Besides lava and ash, Hawaii volcano is pumping out 'vog'

HONOLULU (AP) — Kilauea volcano on Hawaii's Big Island has had it all over the past three weeks: molten rock shooting toward the sky, lava oozing from the ground and ash clouds rising miles into the a...

Colombia's presidential election spawns fear, division

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — In a ramshackle house with smog-stained walls in Colombia's capital, the fears and divisions arising from the country's first presidential election since the signing of a histo...

The Latest: Ash from Hawaii volcano settles in small towns

HONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on the eruption of Kilauea volcano on Hawaii's Big Island (all times local): 10:30 a.m. Ash has continued to spew out from the summit of ...