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Ohio EPA Launches Air Emissions Banking System

Ohio EPA Launches Air Emissions Banking System

COLUMBUS, Ohio, January 21, 2009 (ENS) – The Ohio EPA has introduced a new online voluntary air emissions credit banking system to make it easier for companies to build or expand in Ohio counties that cannot meet federal air quality standards. Currently, 32 out of Ohio’s 88 counties do not meet federal standards for particulate…

Holiday Gift Warning: Avoid "Indoor Smog-making Machines"

Holiday Gift Warning: Avoid "Indoor Smog-making Machines"

SACRAMENTO, California, December 9, 2008 (ENS) – The California Air Resources Board has issued a consumer alert, advising holiday shoppers not to purchase air purifiers or air cleaning devices that intentionally generate ozone. Some devices that are advertised as “air purifiers,” air cleaners, or ozone generators purposely emit large amounts of ozone, the main component…