The SmogStop Barrier is a new high tech solution designed to both reduce pollution and also act as a noise barrier alongside busy roads.
There's a new barrier going up along the 401 highway in Toronto, and it's a pilot project led by a University of Guelph engineer.
The Ontario Ministry of Transportation (MTO) installs SmogStop™ Barrier along its busiest provincial freeways to reduce highway noise in adjacent residential areas.
Air pollution cost Canadian families an estimated $36 billion in 2015 due to premature death and illness, a new research report says.
Estimates and 25-year trends of the global burden of disease attributable to ambient air pollution: an analysis of data from the Global Burden of Diseases Study 2015
Scott Shayko, CEO of Envision SQ, has been invited to present at TAC Environmental Council on the benefits of SmogStop Barrier.Read More →
In an unprecedented legal case, a group of Chinese lawyers have charged the governments of Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei with failing to protect their citizens from air pollution, which is linked to a third of all deaths in the country.
Days into the 2017 pollution limits on the Brixton Road in Lambeth, South London, has already breached EU pollution limits for NO2 for the entire year.
Researchers suggest air pollution from vehicles may be a factor in the development of dementia.
Engulfed in choking smog, some northern Chinese cities limited the number of cars on roads and temporarily shut down factories…Read More →
The city's government closed school and but a five-day ban on construction as it deals with thick smog.
UN Children’s Fund calls for urgent action at upcoming COP 22s
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A new WHO air quality model confirms that 92% of the world’s population lives in places where air quality levels exceed WHO limits
Fuel Injection recipient Envision SQ has been highlighted in a blog post on the Innovation Guelph website
Premature deaths due to air pollution cost the global economy $5.1 trillion annually which is roughly twice the economic output of the UK, according to a World Bank report
Envision SQ was the Start-Up Winner at the 2016 Innovation Guelph Awards
Smog map of China reveals shocking extent of pollution
Air pollution costs European economies US$ 1.6 trillion a year in diseases and deaths, new WHO study says
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University of Guelph press release
An interview with University of Guelph engineer Bill Van Heist
Article from The Oshawa Express
Envision SQ was featured as a showcase exhibitor at the OCE Discovery Conference in 2015
CTV Toronto reports about our new highway barrier
Envision creates a co-venture with Nanjing Wanju Construction Investment Engineering Co.Read More →
According to MIT, approximately 58,300 Americans die each year from road-related air pollution.
A Canadian Medical Association report estimated that chronic exposure to air pollution would kill 18,318 Canadians in 2008. Another 2,682 would die from acute, short-term exposure.
According to a May 2014 report, more than 700 people within the Greater Toronto/Hamilton Area will die prematurely this year from traffic emissions.
According to the latest statistics from the World Health Organization, air pollution is now the world’s single biggest environmental health risk.
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