VW caught for cheating on pollution testing – but why have the concentrations of organophosphates in visible oil fume events in passenger cabins of jet airliners never been published?

Click here to read a 2015 Guardian article about the VW pollution testing scandal. Click here to read a 2006 Guardian article about toxic air health scandal in passenger jets. Click here to learn the concentrations of organophosphates in so-called ‘normal air’ in passenger jet airline cabins tested from 2007 – 2011. Concentrations for an…

Southern Research and UAB Part of Multisite Study on Effects of Chemical Nerve Agents

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Sept. 8, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Researchers at Southern Research and the University of Alabama at Birmingham are part of a multisite consortium sharing a new five-year, $3.8 million grant from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke CounterACT program, part of the National Institutes of Health, to learn more about organophosphate exposure…

Incident: Germanwings A319 near Pisa on Sep 3rd 2015, smokey odour on board

A Germanwings Airbus A319-100, registration D-AGWL performing flight 4U-887 from Rome Fiumicino (Italy) to Cologne/Bonn (Germany) with 122 people on board, was climbing through FL235 out of Rome when the crew stopped the climb reporting a smokey odour on board, performed a rapid descent to FL100 and diverted to Pisa (Italy), while emergency services and…