Sacrifice Zones — ProPublica

Polluters are turning neighborhoods into “sacrifice zones” where residents breathe in carcinogens. The EPA allows it. We mapped the hot spots. — Read on http://www.propublica.org/series/sacrifice-zones

The US cities with the dirtiest (and cleanest) air

(NEXSTAR) – The World Health Organization announced this week that 99% of the world's population breathes poor-quality air, that when inhaled over …The US cities with the dirtiest (and cleanest) air

The Smoke Comes Every Year. Sugar Companies Say the Air Is Safe. | ProPublica

The Smoke Comes Every Year. Sugar Companies Say the Air Is Safe. — Read on projects.propublica.org/black-snow/

Advances in Tire Fires & Extinguishment – New Extinguishing Agent

Someone sent me a note asking about the latest technology in fighting a tire fire. This appears to be a great resource! FEM-12 SC® NEW! FEM-12 SC® reviewed in two leading technical publications Click here for more information. The latest agent added to the product line of safety products by the TLI Group for the … Continue reading Advances in Tire Fires & Extinguishment – New Extinguishing Agent

Compliance Reminder – New EPA Rule to Impact Auto Body & Auto Painting Shops in 2011 – Are You in Compliance?

Final Rule Information:http://www.epa.gov/ttn/oarpg/t3/fr_notices/psmc_fr121407.pdf A new Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) rule, "40 CFR Part 63 Subpart HHHHHH, National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants: Paint Stripping and Miscellaneous Surface Coating Operations at Area Sources," applies to all body shops and to many other small shops that paint metal and/or plastic parts. It also includes separate requirements … Continue reading Compliance Reminder – New EPA Rule to Impact Auto Body & Auto Painting Shops in 2011 – Are You in Compliance?