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Major sources of PM air pollution thought to be most damaging to human health

Major sources of PM air pollution thought to be most damaging to human health Poor air quality, including high levels of PM, is a prominent health risk worldwide. Establishing cause and effect for many of the associated health impacts of air pollution is difficult, as there are many contributing factors. However, one of the possible pathways of the acute health effects — arising from PM exposure...
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Verde welcomes Senior EHS Consultant to the Group

Verde welcomes Senior EHS Consultant to the Group Verde Environmental Consultants is pleased to announce that Edward Riggs has joined us as Senior EHS Consultant focusing on: Air Quality Monitoring Occupational Hygiene Services Edward has an MSc. in Occupational and Environmental Health & Safety from NUI Galway. With over 12 years’ experience, Edward has advised clients across a ra...
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Most EU Member States not on track to reduce air pollution by 2030

The assessment of Member States' first programmes of measures to control air emissions finds that the implementation of the new European clean air rules needs improvement. Member States need to step up efforts across all sectors to make sure their citizens can breathe clean air, preventing respiratory diseases and premature death caused by polluted air. EU Commissioner for the Environment, F...
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Ireland’s Air Pollutant Emissions 1990-2030: EPA Report

The EPA has published (June 4) its Ireland's Air Pollutant Emissions 1990 -2030 Report which provides details of emissions of air pollutants in Ireland in the period 1990 to 2018 and projected emissions of these pollutants for 2020 and 2030. The report focuses on the five key pollutants with emission ceilings (limits) for which Ireland has compliance commitments under the National Emissions Cei...
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Air pollution levels have plummeted, but will we take heed of the lessons?

Air pollution levels and warming gases are showing significant drops worldwide as Covid-19 shuts down entire regions.  In particular, at one of the world’s most famous tourist spots, fish were seen for the first time years in cleaner and clearer waters in Venice’s canals as tourism halted. Satellite images have also been circulating showing how the scale of the powerful lockdowns have reduced a...
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Committing to climate-neutrality by 2050: EU Commission proposes European Climate Law & consults on European Climate Pact

The European Commission presented a proposal yesterdaey to enshrine in legislation the EU's political commitment to be climate neutral by 2050, to protect the planet and our people. The European Climate Law sets the 2050 target and the direction of travel for all EU policy, and gives predictability for public authorities, businesses and citizens. At the same time, the Commission is launching a pub...
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Google expands air pollution tool to Dublin

Google, in conjunction with Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy, has expanded Environmental Insights Explorer (EIE), its digital tool aimed at helping cities to measure air pollution, to five additional cities in Europe including Dublin, plus four in the UK (Manchester, Birmingham, Wolverhampton and Coventry). EIE uses "unique Google data sources and modelling capabilities to produ...
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Nitrogen Dioxide levels in Dublin, due to traffic, pose a public health risk

Studies showing that many areas in Dublin have high levels of the air pollutant Nitrogen Dioxide. Levels are highest at urban traffic locations with some locations at risk of exceeding the statutory EU limit for Nitrogen Dioxide. If further studies confirm that the levels of Nitrogen Dioxide have been exceeded, local authorities in Dublin and its suburbs will be required to prepare air qua...
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DCCAE invites submissions to proposed National Air Pollution Control Programme

The Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment (DCCAE) is developing a National Air Pollution Control Programme (NAPCP).  This Programme is required under Directive (EU) 2016/2284 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 14 December 2016 on the reduction of national emissions of certain atmospheric pollutants [the NEC Directive transposed by the European Union (National E...
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Reduce the number of complaints you receive about Noise, Vibration and Air Quality – FREE Quote

ATTENTION CONSTRUCTION & INDUSTRIAL SITES! Reduce the number of complaints you receive about Noise, Vibration and Air Quality Noise, vibration and air quality are the most frequent sources of complaint from construction or industrial sites. Construction sites and industrial works need to comply with much more stringent standards than previously to consider potential impacts on the surround...
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