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Tecam Group Equipment Supply for Volatile Organic Compound VOC Emissions Treatment to Witte y Solá in Spain

by Tecam Group  (Mar. 24, 2014)

Tecam Group, engineering, assembly and installation company providing environmental technology solutions for the Industry, has signed a commercial agreement with Witte y Solá, manufacturer of packaging compressible tubes, for the supply of an equipment to treat Volatile Organic Compounds ...

Puerto Ricans Turn to Zimmetry Environmental for Answers to their Ventilation and IAQ Questions

by Cochrane & Associates, LLC  (Nov. 10, 2014)

It is not uncommon for indoor pollutants to accumulate to levels that can pose health and comfort issues when too little outdoor air enters a building. These may include mold, bacteria, tobacco smoke, chemicals such as volatile organic compounds (VOCs), radon, allergens, elevated levels of carbon dioxide and carbon monoxide, and other pollutants. ...

Volatile Organic Compounds in Homes can Increase Health Risks

by Cochrane & Associates, LLC  (Jun. 25, 2012)

Earlier this month, the phillyBurbs.com published a report about a recent chemical fire at a manufacturing facility near Philadelphia.  According to the report, the fire consumed a large amount of the 1 million pounds of ethyl acrylate and butyl acrylate stored at the facility.  The owners of the plant performed air testing for volatile ...

New trace chemical analyser for onsite analysis

by Quantitech Ltd  (Oct. 20, 2014)

Quantitech (Milton Keynes) has announced the launch of the FROG-4000™, a rugged, portable instrument capable of analysing trace levels of individual volatile organic compounds (VOCs) in air, soil and water. “With this technology, operators will be able to conduct fast on-site analysis in a range of environmental, health and safety ...

EPA Adds the Riverside Industrial Park in Newark, New Jersey to the Superfund List; Seven Acre Site along the Passaic River Contaminated with PCBs and Volatile Organic Compounds

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (May 21, 2013)

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has added the Riverside Industrial Park in Newark, New Jersey to the Superfund National Priorities List of the country’s most hazardous waste sites. After a 2009 spill of oily material from the industrial park into the Passaic River, the EPA discovered that chemicals, including benzene, mercury, ...

UNECE celebrates 35 years of successful cooperation for cleaner air and human well-being in the region

by United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE)  (Nov. 13, 2014)

On this day (13 Nov, 2014) 35 years ago, 34 Governments and the European Community signed the Convention on Long-range Transboundary Air Pollution (Air Convention) out of a growing awareness that the ecological and human health problems throughout the region were caused by air pollution which did not respect borders and  often ...

Clean Air Settlements with Vermont Ferry Company will Minimize Emissions in Two Vermont Communities

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Sep. 15, 2014)

Lake Champlain Transportation Company, which operates ship repair and painting facilities in Burlington and Shelburne, Vermont, will take actions to minimize air emissions and protect air quality. In addition, under the settlement, Lake Champlain Transportation Company will pay $100,000 in penalties to resolve EPA claims that the company violated ...

NEW PHOCHECK TIGER- VOLATILE ORGANIC COMPOUND MONITOR

by Shawcity Limited  (Feb. 14, 2011)

Tough, reliability and accuracy make the new PhoCheck Tiger an easy choice for VOC (volatile organic compound measurement).  Incorporating patented technology to ensure successful operation the PhoCheck Tiger gives you reliability previously unavailable.  This rugged instrument is further protected by the removable rubber boot.  ...

Industrial Laundry Agrees to Clean Air Act Settlement

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Nov. 5, 2014)

A national industrial laundry company, AmeriPride Services Inc., has voluntarily stopped laundering materials that emitted air pollutants from its Worcester, Mass. and Hartford, Conn. facilities. These communities are expected to benefit from resulting lower air emissions. In the recent Clean Air Act settlement with EPA, Ameripride will pay ...

EPA Finalizes Changes to Cleanup Plan to Address VOCs at the Olean Well Field Superfund Site on the Alleghany River in Cattaraugus County in New York

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Oct. 7, 2014)

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has finalized a revised plan to address contaminated soil and groundwater at the former Alcas Cutlery Corporation facility (now known as the Cutco facility) at the Olean Well Field Superfund site in Olean, New York. Soil and groundwater at the facility are contaminated with volatile organic compounds, which ...

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