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How dense sensor fights with air pollution

The attempt of fighting with air pollution problem was carried out yet in 2013 when a professor at the University of California proposed to install air pollution sensors to high altitude weather balloons in order to measure how black carbon moves throughout the atmosphere and to accomplish air pollution control measures. To be precise, diesel...

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New information concerning the scrubbing system’s wash water

Nowadays open-loop scrubbing systems cause numerous debates concerning the discharge of the wash water. The fact is that the majority of shipowners require a science-based approach in debates concerning open-loop wet air scrubbers, herewith, they do not accept new rules of the IMO’s sulfur regulations. Nevertheless, the Marine Environment Protection Committee confirms that the investigation...

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What you need to know about air pollution

Breathing is the most important thing of human life, however, at the present time the air quality decreases. For example, a person inhales about 40m particles during a walk along a busy city street. Thus, air pollution is today the biggest environmental death that is the reason for one in nine of all deaths. Air...

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Debates concerning scrubbing systems continues

According to the IMO’s sulfur regulations, all shipowners have to install scrubbing systems to 2020. That is why now more and more container ship (about 30 per month)  will be taken out of service for the installation of wet air scrubbers. Herewith, open-loop scrubbers are forbidden. Nevertheless, not all shipowners accept new rules and require...

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Air pollution control using the best scientific techniques

Air pollution provokes serious danger to human society, beginning from coughing to smog in the air and to the emergence of hazardous diseases. In this case, the only solution to the problem is the improvement of air treatment quality by using the best available science and technology to measure air pollutants properly. Nevertheless, it turns...

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The best air treatment device meets new pollution standard

January 2020 is considered to change the situation concerning air quality treatment in cities with large ports, and it will bring citizens a bit of fresh air in the nearest future. Thus, according to a new air pollution standard, all the ships arriving at ports should have special cleaning devices that allow significantly reducing the...

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A short review of wet air scrubbing systems

Scrubbing system is the most popular and effective device for air treatment that is used at the present time all over the world. Unfortunately, scrubbing system application is now in doubt because recently the European Commission has proposed stricter discharge measures and even ban for shipowners, but this only concerns open-loop wet scrubbers. Thus, all...

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Air pollution’s impact on human health

Air pollution control remains the primary task for air treatment companies. The dangerous gases and particulates emitted by car, truck and motorcycle exhausts are directly linked to a wide range of diseases. According to a new study, nowadays the level of air pollution, especially, in cities continues increasing and affects human health, and in particular,...

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Scrubbing systems for marine application

At the present time, scrubbing systems are often used for removal of particulate matter and dangerous components, for example, sulfur oxides and nitrogen oxides that are a result of combustion processes from the marine industry. This measure is highly needful for providing air pollution control. The fields of scrubber application include exhaust treatment from engines,...

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Types of air pollution control equipment

Air pollution is the most crucial problem of today modern society that requires an urgent solution. Herewith, the sources of air pollution can be both natural — for example, — volcanic eruptions and wildfires — and human-made (mobile and stationary ones). Thus, air pollution control remains the only way of air treatment. Also, it should...