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*  Indoor air quality
Indoor air pollution in developing nations is a major health hazard. A major source of indoor air pollution in developing ... Radon is an invisible, radioactive atomic gas that results from the radioactive decay of radium, which may be found in rock ... When outdoor air is polluted, then bringing in more outdoor air can actually worsen the overall quality of the indoor air and ... Duflo E, Greenstone M, Hanna R (2008). "Indoor air pollution, health and economic well-being". S.A.P.I.EN.S. 1 (1). Ezzati M, ...
*  Environmental engineering science
This can include classes in water chemistry, sanitation, combustion, air pollution and radioactive waste management. Using ... water and air pollution, remediation and hazardous substance control, human exposure to pollutants, environmental biotechnology ... preparing environmental impact assessments or helping to mitigate air pollution from specific point sources. Meanwhile, the ...
*  Elim, Alaska
Serious water and air pollution risks, including radioactive byproducts, have been identified with "in-situ leeching", the type ... Villagers have raised concerns that radioactive by-products of uranium mining would adversely affect the plants, fish, and ...
*  Environment of Scotland
Its responsibilities include the water environment, air pollution, waste regulation, industrial pollution, radioactive ... Warm air from the Gulf Stream makes Scotland's climate much warmer than other areas on similar latitudes. For example, in ... but their exposure to changeable and very unpredictable weather influenced by the meeting of European and Atlantic air streams ... waste regulation authorities and the Industrial Pollution Inspectorate. ...
*  Ministry of Environment (Pakistan)
... usually tasked to handle the air pollution, radioactive waste management, promotion of civilian usage of environmental isotopes ... protection and prevention of pollution control, afforestation, and land degradation mitigatio. The MoE was also responsible for ... for the prevention and control of pollution, and promotion of sustainable development. Pakistan Environmental Protection Agency ...
*  List of MeSH codes (G03)
... air pollution MeSH G03.850.460.100.080 --- air pollution, indoor MeSH G03.850.460.100.110 --- air pollution, radioactive MeSH ... air pollution, radioactive MeSH G03.850.810.125 --- food contamination, radioactive MeSH G03.850.810.250 --- radiation dosage ... radioactive fallout MeSH G03.850.810.485 --- radioactive waste MeSH G03.850.810.530 --- water pollution, radioactive MeSH ... water pollution, chemical MeSH G03.850.460.790.410.050 --- acid rain MeSH G03.850.460.790.460 --- water pollution, radioactive ...
*  List of atmospheric dispersion models
It is used for: forecasting of air quality, air pollution dispersion, and acid rain; tracking radioactive emissions and ... SAFE AIR II (Italy) - The simulation of air pollution from emissions II (SAFE AIR II) was developed at the Department of ... Pollution prevention ADMS 3 AERMOD CALPUFF DISPERSION21 PUFF-PLUME MERCURE NAME OSPM SAFE AIR RIMPUFF HAMS-GPS EIA modeling Air ... update:AUSPLUME V6 will no longer be the air pollution dispersion regulatory model in Victoria from 1 January 2014. From this ...
*  Massachusetts v. Environmental Protection Agency
... "any air pollution agent or combination of such agents, including any physical, chemical, biological, radioactive . . . ... "air pollution" as defined by the CAA. If carbon dioxide is not an air pollutant causing air pollution, then the EPA has no ... "any air pollution agent or combination of such agents, including any physical, chemical, biological, radioactive . . . ... air pollution which may reasonably be anticipated to endanger public health or welfare." The CAA defines "air pollutant" as " ...
*  Pure Earth
Water Indoor Air Pollution Industrial Mining Activities Groundwater Contamination Metals Smelting and Processing Radioactive ... Improving indoor air - Accra, Ghana Preventing mining pollution - Candelaria, Chile Lowering radioactivity - Chernobyl, Ukraine ... "Health and Pollution Fund". Retrieved 21 November 2013. "Global Alliance on Health and Pollution". Retrieved 21 November 2013. ... It is described as an "initiative of The Lancet, the Global Alliance on Health and Pollution (GAHP), and the Icahn School of ...
*  Pollution
In 2015, pollution killed 9 million people in the world. Air pollution has always accompanied civilizations. Pollution started ... Awareness of atmospheric pollution spread widely after World War II, with fears triggered by reports of radioactive fallout ... "Air Pollution Linked to 1.2 Million Deaths in China". Nytimes.com. Retrieved 1 December 2017. Chinese Air Pollution Deadliest ... Pollution has cost. Manufacturing activities that cause air pollution impose health and clean-up costs on the whole society, ...
*  Atmospheric dispersion modeling
Air Pollution (1st ed.). Spon Press (UK). ISBN 0-415-25565-1. Cooper, J.R., Randle, K. and Sokh, R.G. (2003). Radioactive ... Briggs divided air pollution plumes into these four general categories: Cold jet plumes in calm ambient air conditions Cold jet ... air quality models, and air pollution dispersion models. Discussion of the layers in the Earth's atmosphere is needed to ... During the late 1960s, the Air Pollution Control Office of the U.S. EPA initiated research projects that would lead to the ...
*  John Shepherd (scientist)
Shepherd took a research position with the Central Electricity Generating Board to study atmospheric physics and air pollution ... Shepherd, J.G. (1978). "A simple model for the dispersion of radioactive wastes dumped on the deep-sea bed". Mar. Sci. Communic ... Shepherd, J.G. (1975). "A simplified expression for the contributions of radioactive daughters to the effective decay energies ... to undertake research into the marine disposal of radioactive waste. In 1976, his research within MAFF changed direction ...
*  Atmospheric Dispersion Modelling Liaison Committee
Accidental release source terms Bibliography of atmospheric dispersion modeling Air pollution dispersion terminology Air ... Although the ADMLC was initially formed to consider primarily radioactive releases from the nuclear industry, it has expanded ... Nor does it get involved with air pollution topics such as acid rain and ozone formation. In 1977, a meeting of representatives ... Quality Modeling Group Air Quality Modelling and Assessment Unit (AQMAU) Air Resources Laboratory AP 42 Compilation of Air ...
*  Federal Ministry of the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety
... air pollution, health impacts, environment and traffic, hazardous locations and materials "N" directorate (Abteilung N): ... nuclear supply and radioactive waste "WR" directorate (Abteilung WR): water management, waste management, soil conservation and ... about environmental issues Environmental remediation and development in Eastern Germany Climate protection and energy Air ...
*  Waste management in Kazakhstan
Water pollution, clogging and depletion of water resources; Air pollution; Pollution of the marine environment; Violation of ... Pollution with radioactive isotopes of caesium and strontium exceeding the threshold was identified in Shagan and Aschisu ... These tests resulted in the formation of the "atomic lake" Balapan, plus radioactive gas emissions in the air, environmental ... air and surface water pollution, waste utilization, combating densification of soil exposed to erosion - are not sufficiently ...
*  2008 Chelopechene explosions
There was visible air pollution in the area and residents said there was a strange smell in the air near the blast zone. 2008 ... "Large quantities of conventional ammunition are stored in the facility, but there are no toxic chemicals or radioactive ...
*  Scottish Environment Protection Agency
... protects communities by regulating activities that can cause harmful pollution and by monitoring the quality of Scotland's air ... radioactive substances and the accumulation and disposal of radioactive wastes in Scotland, including functions under the ... Radioactive substances are used widely in industry, medicine and research in Scotland. Uses can range greatly from the ... The overall picture in Scotland is one of good air quality which has been getting better over the last 30 years or so, ...
*  Environmental impact of concrete
Italian company Italcementi designed a kind of cement that is supposed to fight air pollution. It should break down pollutants ... Natural radioactive elements (K, U, Th, and Rn) can be present in various concentration in concrete dwellings, depending on the ... Concrete dust released by building demolition and natural disasters can be a major source of dangerous air pollution. The ... Concrete dust was concluded to be the major source of dangerous air pollution following the Great Hanshin earthquake. The ...
*  Environmental medicine
Air and water pollution on the health of individuals. Mercury poisoning and exposure to humans though including fish and sea ... The effects of nuclear accidents or the effects of a terrorist dirty bomb attack and the resulting effects of radioactive ... By far the most important factor is fine particulate matter pollution in urban air. According with some opinions the fields of ... air pollution epidemiology is a highly active branch of environmental health and environmental medicine. In addition, any ...
*  Environmental issues in Tajikistan
... pockets of high air pollution caused by industry and motor vehicles, water pollution from agricultural runoff and disposal of ... A large Soviet-era uranium mining operation left poorly constructed repositories of radioactive waste in northwestern ... Air pollution is a particular problem during times of the year when atmospheric conditions hold industrial and vehicle ... In summer, dust and sand from the deserts of Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan cause air pollution across the entire southwestern ...
*  Ural Mountains
Extreme levels of air, water, and radiological contamination and pollution by industrial wastes resulted. Population exodus ... Its plants went into operation in 1948 and, for the first ten years, dumped unfiltered radioactive waste into the Techa River ... Dyatlov Pass incident East Ural Radioactive Trace Idel-Ural State Pangaea Research Range Ural Mountains in Nazi planning Ural ... The 1957 accident expelled 20 million curies of radioactive material, 90% of which settled into the land immediately around the ...
*  Technology and society
... and the added pollution of air, water, and land. The more subtle effects include debates over long-term effects (e.g., global ... radioactive waste, electronic waste. One of the main problems is the lack of an effective way to remove these pollutants on a ... While it is generally agreed that industry needs to be held responsible when pollution harms other people, there is ... they are able to focus on less-tangible goods such as clean air and water. The effects of technology on the environment are ...
*  Marine pollution
The damaging of the Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Power Plant in 2011 caused radioactive toxins to leak into the air and ocean. ... Air pollution is also a contributing factor by carrying off pesticides or dirt into the ocean. Land and air pollution have ... Pollution is often classed as point source or nonpoint source pollution. Point source pollution occurs when there is a single, ... Pollution such as this occurs particularly in developing nations. Nonpoint source pollution occurs when the pollution comes ...
*  Scrap
86% reduction in air pollution. 40% reduction in water use. 76% reduction in water pollution. 97% reduction in mining wastes. ... Metals that have been exposed to radioactive sources may also become radioactive in settings such as medical environments, ... Some types of metals are radioactive. These may be "naturally occurring" or may be formed as by-products of nuclear reactions. ... Recycled scrap helps keep air and water cleaner by removing potentially hazardous materials and keeping them out of landfills. ...
*  New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
... has jurisdiction over air and noise pollution within the city, and responds to emergencies caused by releases or threatened ... In this capacity, it helped New York end disposal of radioactive waste at West Valley. The legislature also passed a bottle ... Office of Air Resources, Climate Change & Energy Division of Air Resources Oversees all air quality-related programs Climate ... air pollution control and resource recovery. Its renewal in 1986 made possible remediation of many hazardous waste sites. In ...
*  Republic Services
The use of landfill gas provides the U.S. economy with benefits, including reducing air pollution through the capture and use ... In March 2016 the EPA released studies which showed the extent of the radioactive waste on the site, and allowed the company to ... Federal, state and local laws and regulations vary, but generally govern wastewater or storm water discharges, air emissions, ... It captures and controls emissions from the composting process using a negative air system has a smaller footprint than other ...
*  Air pollution
Radon is a colorless, odorless, naturally occurring, radioactive noble gas that is formed from the decay of radium. It is ... Human activity and natural processes can both generate air pollution. Indoor air pollution and poor urban air quality are ... Air pollution risk is a function of the hazard of the pollutant and the exposure to that pollutant. Air pollution exposure can ... Environment > Policies > Air >Air Quality Database: outdoor air pollution in cities from the World Health Organisation World ...