Category Archives: HI Hawaii

2012 Feb. 8: HI: HOT news: Pacific carbon pump speeds up in summer

2012 Feb. 8: HI: HOT news: Pacific carbon pump speeds up in summer UH System Current News The vast majority of photosynthetic carbon fixation takes place in low-biomass, low-nutrient open ocean gyres, with about 15 percent of particulate organic … … Continue reading

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2011 May 2: IN & across U.S.: Phase II OWB PM2.5 emission stats removed from EPA burnwise website: Letter of complaint about lax state OWB laws passed based on false information of Phase II safety

2011 May 2: IN & across U.S.: Phase II OWB PM2.5 emission stats removed from EPA burnwise website: Letter of complaint about lax state OWB laws passed based on false information of Phase II safety May 2, 2011 Dear Gill … Continue reading

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2011 March 22: HI: (Biomass Plant) PFPI groups says Hu Honua will be a major polluter

2011 March 22: HI: (Biomass Plant) PFPI groups says Hu Honua will be a major polluter March 22, 2011 Hamakua No Comments Media release | Partnership for Policy Integrity Biomass Power Plant Developers Low-Ball Numbers to Avoid Pollution Controls Hu … Continue reading

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2011 March 6: HI: Ha waii: NPS: Explore N ature » Air Resource s » Air Quality Webc ams » Hawaii …

2011 March 6: HI: Hawaii: NPS: Explore Nature » Air Resources » Air Quality Webcams » Hawaii … The Sulfur Dioxide Alert Level is: ***SO2_Advise*** air quality index (AQI) for Sulfur Dioxide and Particulate Matter from good to hazardous The … Continue reading

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2011 Feb. 23: HI: Hu Honua receives draft air permit

2011 Feb. 23: HI: Hu Honua receives draft air permit Hawaii 24/7 “Hu Honua’s base operations will be fueled by biomass — wood or wood chips,” McQuain said, “but on startup, the boilers require the boost of a higher …

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2011 Feb. 7: UPI (United Press International): Wood-burning stoves ‘can cause cancer and heart disease’

2011 Feb. 7: UPI (United Press International): Wood-burning stoves ‘can cause cancer and heart disease’ Cozy wood heat may harm health UPI.com The report, published in Chemical Research in Toxicology, found the woodstove particulates from both sources contained higher levels … Continue reading

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2011 Jan. 28: NY: New York Times: Soot Crackdown lags as EPA wrestles other deadlines

2011 Jan. 28: NY: New York Times: Soot Crackdown lags as EPA wrestles other deadlines Soot Crackdown Lags as EPA Wrestles Other Deadlines New York Times EPA has said it will decide by next month whether health concerns justify any … Continue reading

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