Comments on: AIRNow: The Power of Partnerships http://blog.epa.gov/blog/2010/03/airnow-the-power-of-partnerships/ The EPA Blog Thu, 30 Jul 2015 11:15:11 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.1 By: wade harter http://blog.epa.gov/blog/2010/03/airnow-the-power-of-partnerships/#comment-18153 Mon, 29 Mar 2010 20:06:49 +0000 http://blog.epa.gov/blog/?p=1795#comment-18153 reply to Al Bannet. more efficient filters / scrubbers can be developed but each reduces efficiency as well as possible other trade offs. It is not that corporations want the extra expense because corporations merely pass along manufacturing / marketing to the public. it is us consumers that are unwilling to pay the extra for environmental friendly products when those cheap imports are available. As to scrubbers on jet engines there has been significant research on developing engines which eject ions using magnetic field technology for propulsion. these are clean engines.

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By: Michael E. Bailey http://blog.epa.gov/blog/2010/03/airnow-the-power-of-partnerships/#comment-18152 Sat, 27 Mar 2010 03:09:08 +0000 http://blog.epa.gov/blog/?p=1795#comment-18152 These partnerships for clean air are important to making sure that air quality information gets to the public in a timely way. This is a first step and creating partnerships for clean air must continue to grow and expand. Partnerships like this is probably how we will get pollution free or significantly reduced pollution aviation fuels. There is no question that the area of aviation fuels has not been given nearly the attention that gasoline and diesel have but work needs to begin both on equipment like the scrubbers in the jet and propeller prop engines and with the fuels themselves. Other EPA partnerships dealing with different kinds of diesel fuel vehicles seem to be successful. Best wishes, Michael E. Bailey.

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By: Al Bannet http://blog.epa.gov/blog/2010/03/airnow-the-power-of-partnerships/#comment-18151 Wed, 24 Mar 2010 12:35:03 +0000 http://blog.epa.gov/blog/?p=1795#comment-18151 If anything good could possibly have been attributed to the terrorist attack on 9/11, it might be that when all the planes were ordered to land all across the USA, people remarked at how suddenly the air became so much fresher and pleasant to breathe. But since we cannot just ground all jet planes forever, the next best thing would be to invent a filter to scrub each and every jet exhaust so there are zero toxic emmissions; the same for all coal fired power plants. Modern technology can do it, or has it already done so, but corporations don’t want the added expense?!

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By: refi http://blog.epa.gov/blog/2010/03/airnow-the-power-of-partnerships/#comment-18150 Wed, 24 Mar 2010 09:56:43 +0000 http://blog.epa.gov/blog/?p=1795#comment-18150 great information

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