In 2010 the EPA ranked Portland’s air quality as one of the nations worst. There are 19 deadly compounds in Portland’s air at levels that exceed the EPA’s health and safety goals.
Some of these chemicals include: Acetaldehyde, Acrolein, Arsenic Compounds, Benzene, Butadiene, Chloroform, Chromium Compounds,Diesel Particulate Matter, Formaldehyde, Nickel Compounds, Perchloroethylene, Polycyclic Organic Matter
This alarming fact brings into focus the need for regional remediation systems. (+) Pollution is a universal system for retrofitting existing water tower structures into air filtration armatures. (+) Pollution uses wind activated piezoelectric arms to electrically charge itself. When properly charged all surfaces can be used to harvest air pollutants through Synthetic Phytoremediation.