Here are the topics that have been spoken for so far:

March 29
Daniel - Electric Cars
March 31
Alex S. - Air quality and power generation by coal in China
Emily - Geoengineering
April 5
Sam - Cooking stoves
Chloe - Methane capture
Mike - Nuclear conflict
April 7
Kyle - Nuclear power
Alex B. - Cement plants
Haylen - "Mini Cows"
April 12
Zach H. - "Fracking"
Jeff - Nitrous oxide
April 14
Bryan - The Fukushima Daiichi incident
Rana - Afghanistan burn pits
Ryan S. - Wildfires
Zach Z. - Energy Policy
April 19
Nicole - Gulf spill VOCs
Sarah - Lightning and NOx
Eran - Methyl bromide
Jorge - Ethanol
April 21
Diana - Eutrophication
Katherine - Fertilizers
Krista - Gulf oil spill chemistry
April 26
Andrew M - Cloud seeding
Andrew S - Rockets and black carbon
John - Fracking
Kim - Herbicides

Still to present?!
Samson - Energy policy and natural gas
Ryan R - Gulf oil
Wesley - Sudbury, Nickel, and SO2
Larkin - Butanol
Ryan B. -

New paper on gulf spill organic compound budget

I will post links to stories that I find throughout the semester on current affairs relating to air pollution chemistry.
These will be useful later in the semester when we have projects, so you might read these from time to time
when you have a chance!

Prison Air Quality (ENN, Jan 11, 2011)
"Road trains"
Earth getting more dusty (Science Daily, Jan. 12, 2011)
Sulfur emissions on the rise (2000-2005) (February 14, 2011, Pacific Northwest National Lab, Dept. of Energy)
Arizona Haze and NOx (ENN, February 14, 2011)
Chevron ordered to pay $8 billion for pollution in Ecuador (Wall Street Journal, February 15, 2011)

Butanol "biofuel" a substitute for gasoline? (ENN, March 2, 2011)
All Vehicles are Electric Vehicles (ENN, March 1, 2011)
Are Energy Industry Leaders on the Environment's Side? (ENN, February 28, 2011)
Controlling Beijing's Air Pollution would cut Lung Disease in Half (ENN, February 25, 2011)
News at the North Pole Ozone Layer (ENN, March 16, 2011)
EPA proposes first mercury standard (EPA, March 16, 2011)
Feds ok pollution complaint against PA power plant (NJ Herald, April 1, 2011)
Next generation device to track world's air quality (ScienceNews, March 30, 2011)
Air pollution a threat for US Soldiers in Iraq (LA Times, March 31, 2011)
President Obama Presents Energy Plan (PBS Newshour, March 30, 2011)

World Bank proposes limit to funding coal plants (ENN, April 5, 2011)
EPA Rules PA plant must lower emissions into NJ air (ENN, April 1, 2011)
Record Depletion of Arctic Ozone Layer Causing Increased UV Radiation in Scandinavia (Science Daily, April 5, 2011)
Carbon Dioxide Capture: Health Effects of Amines and Their Derivatives (Science Daily, April 4, 2011)

Gulf oil spill - where did everything go?