Acoem UK News

People at risk from coronavirus warned with ‘very high’ air pollution episode predicted for UK

Much of southern England and parts of Wales will be hit with either ‘high’ or ‘very high’ levels of air pollution later this week, according to the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra), which could leave people vulnerable to the worst symptoms of coronavirus more exposed. To read the full story from Air Quality News, …

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ZERO2FIVE Food Industry Centre researches the use of ozone in eliminating listeria in food sources

Cardiff Metropolitan University’s ZERO2FIVE is a centre providing technical, operational and commercial support to food businesses across the UK.   As well as employing food and drink technologists, ZERO2FIVE also works with senior lecturers and professors from the university. Microbiology lecturer, Dr James Blaxland is part of this initiative and has built an ozone testing …

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New UK partnership to provide more accurate & informed air quality monitoring

ACOEM has entered into a landmark Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to work collaboratively with Cambridge Environmental Research Consultants (CERC) and FHCO (Cambridge). After working closely on a number of projects, including the highly successful, award-winning Breathe London program, the three organisations have combined their expertise to provide the first truly holistic, state-of-the-art air quality ‘triangle solution’ of …

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Air quality addressed by media ‘Eco’ event

One of the UK’s media organisations recently organised an environmental day near London in which a range of experts were invited to give presentations on key themes such as climate change, recycling, tree planting, sustainable construction and air quality. Air quality consultant Jim Mills provided an overview of the current air pollution issues, and described …

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