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Regulator fines Duke Energy nearly $7M for coal ash spill
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The country's largest electric company is being fined $6.6 million for environmental pollution related to a big spill of liquefied coal ash in 2014, North Carolina environmental regulators said Tuesday. The fine covers violations that Duke Energy admitted when it pleaded guilty to federal pollution crimes nine months ago and agreed to pay $102 million in fines and restitution, the state ...

UN agency proposes greenhouse gas emissions rules for planes
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A U.N. panel on Monday proposed long-sought greenhouse gas emissions standards for airliners and cargo planes, drawing praise from the White House and criticism from environmentalists who said they would be too weak to actually slow global warming. The International Civil Aviation Organization said the agreement reached by the agency's environmental panel requires new aircraft designs meet the ...

Pure Technologies Makes Waves With Advanced Pipeline Robot
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What has a rotating head, modular feet, can quickly navigate up to 5 kilometres through turbid wastewater with ease, and deliver live video and integrity information that can aid in detecting leaks and other anomalies in underground pipes? It’s the third generation robotics crawler from Pure Technologies Ltd. (“Pure” or the “Company”) (TSX: PUR), a global leader in ...

Renewable Fuels from Algae Boosted by NREL Refinery Process
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A new biorefinery process developed by scientists at the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has proven to be significantly more effective at producing ethanol from algae than previous research. The process, dubbed Combined Algal Processing (CAP), is detailed in a new paper by NREL's Tao Dong, Eric Knoshaug, Ryan Davis, Lieve Laurens, Stefanie Van Wychen, Philip ...

NoiseTools for Noise Nuisance Recorder Users [How to Videos]
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When you invest in a Trojan Noise Nuisance Recorder, we also include our NoiseTools software. This makes it easy for you to download, analyse, playback and share your measurement data. To help you get the most out of NoiseTools, we’ve created a series of video tutorials to guide you through different aspects of the software. Watch them here. In total there is more than 50 minutes of ...

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    PTR-MS (Proton Transfer Reaction-Mass Spectrometry) is a relatively new technology developed at the Institute of Ion Physics at the University of Innsbruck in the 1990’s. PTR-MS has been found to be an extremely powerful and promising technology for the detection of volatile organic compounds (VOC) at ultra low concentrations (pptv) in gaseous media, such as air. PTR-MS has been successfully employed in many

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    Mar 15
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    CEM 2016, The 12th International Conference and exhibition on Emissions monitoring will take place in Lisbon, Portugal from the 18th – 20th May 2016. Since its inaugural meeting in 1997 the CEM conferences have been held in the United Kingdom, The Netherlands, Denmark, France, Switzerland, Italy, The Czech Republic, Turkey and now it comes to the historic city of Lisbon. The CEM event brings together the Int

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    Feb 16
    You will learn general guidelines, practice interpreting sets of data, and gain a better understanding about how and why EMLab P&K developed the MoldScore and MoldRange reports. This webinar is recommended for IAQ professionals with an intermediate level of experience. Familiarity with sampling the air for fungi will be helpful.

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