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EPA Proposes New Commonsense Measures to Cut Methane Emissions from the Oil and Gas Sector

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Aug. 18, 2015)

Continuing the Obama Administration’s commitment to take action on climate change and protect public health, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is announcing commonsense proposed standards today that would reduce emissions of greenhouse gases (GHG) and volatile organic compounds (VOC) from the oil and natural gas industry. The ...

EPA Extends Public Comment Period on Cleanup Plan for Residential Properties at Sherwin-Williams/Hilliards Creek Superfund Site in Gibbsboro and Voorhees, N.J.

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Jul. 1, 2015)

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has extended the public comment period for its proposed cleanup plan to address contaminated soil on residential properties at the Sherwin-Williams/Hilliards Creek Superfund site in Gibbsboro and Voorhees, N.J to August 1, 2015. The original public comment period for the cleanup plan was scheduled to end ...

EPA Releases Technical Guides to Support Vapor Intrusion Assessment and Mitigation Activities

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Jun. 11, 2015)

Today (June, 11), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released two technical guides to support assessment and mitigation activities at sites where vapor intrusion is an actual or potential concern. The Technical Guide for Assessing and Mitigating the Vapor Intrusion Pathway from Subsurface Vapor Sources to Indoor Air applies to all ...

ABUTEC and Venture Engineering Create and Customize Natural Gas Liquid Adsorption System

by ABUTEC LLC  (Jun. 10, 2015)

A natural gas production company located in the Marcellus Shale was facing two distinct problems -wet gas and the gas having a less than three percent liquid makeup. Additionally, the client was unable to send their gas to midstream processing companies for treatment. ABUTEC and Venture Engineering created a custom Natural Gas Liquid ...

Toluene Exposure Risks and Health Concerns Discussed in New Video

by Cochrane & Associates, LLC  (May 31, 2015)

Today, the IAQ Video Network and Cochrane & Associates announced the release of their latest educational video.  Their newest production discusses exposure risks and health concerns associated with toluene in residential and industrial settings.   Toluene (C7H8) is a volatile organic ...

Tetrachloroethylene (PERC) at Superfund Sites in Puerto Rico & Vapor Intrusion Concerns

by Cochrane & Associates, LLC  (May 11, 2015)

During the past 4 years, the U.S. Environmental Protection agency (EPA) has added several sites in Puerto Rico to the Superfund list.  Included in this list are the Cabo Rojo Ground Water Contamination site, the Hormigas Ground Water Plume site and the Corozal Well site.  All three of these additions to the EPA’s Superfund list ...

Workshop on emerging pollutants in non-industrial indoor environments

by NILU - The Norwegian Institute for Air Research  (Apr. 17, 2015)

Exposure to semi volatile organic compounds (SVOCs) in non-industrial indoor air and dust is an important exposure pathway for humans, since we spend a high proportion of our time in indoor environments – and the levels of some SVOCs are often higher indoors than outdoors. Despite this, there is still lack of knowledge on the occurrence and ...

Parents of Newborns in Puerto Rico Turn to Zimmetry Environmental to Ensure Healthy Indoor Air Quality

by Cochrane & Associates, LLC  (Apr. 13, 2015)

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), almost 43,000 babies are born in Puerto Rico each year.  For the parents of these newborns, one of the primary tasks they need to accomplish before the birth of their child is getting the nursery ready for the new edition to the family.    As moms and dads shop ...

REGENESIS Announces New Land Science Technologies Director, Kelly Ameli Smith

by REGENESIS  (Apr. 2, 2015)

REGENESIS is pleased to announce the promotion of Mrs. Kelly Ameli Smith to Director of its Land Science Technologies (LST) Division. For the past 7 years Kelly served as National Sales Manager within the LST organization where she was instrumental in growing a technical sales team of vapor intrusion (VI) mitigation specialists ...

Improving air quality in buildings

by Cranfield University  (Mar. 23, 2015)

A new system to establish health-protective limits for the emission of hazardous chemicals from products used in our homes, schools and offices has been developed by the EU-LCI Working Group. Cranfield University scientists, as members of the EU-LCI Working ...

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