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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 ...

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 ...

Texas Building Science Professionals Identify Vapor Intrusion Issues for Healthy Indoor Environments

by Cochrane & Associates, LLC  (Jan. 6, 2015)

Many people are aware of hazards to the air they breathe indoors due to such pollutants as mold, asbestos and radon.  Far fewer are familiar with potential risks due to a process known as vapor intrusion.    According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), “Vapor intrusion generally occurs when there is a ...

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, ...

Three Shell Oil Company Affiliates Settle with EPA Over Violations of Vehicle Fuel Standards

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Jan. 20, 2015)

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced a settlement with three companies affiliated with Shell Oil Company to resolve Clean Air Act violations, including selling gasoline and diesel fuel that did not conform to federal standards. These violations resulted in excess emissions of harmful air pollutants from motor vehicles, ...

VOC72M: the most compact and robust analyzer of volatile organic compounds on the market

by Environnement S.A  (Nov. 17, 2011)

With more than 15 years of experience in the measurement of volatile organic compounds (VOC), Environment SA announces the VOC72M, a new generation analyzer for the measurement of VOC’s by gas chromatography with photo ionization detector (PID). The VOC can handle up to 40 compounds and eight configurations for analysis. This compact and ...

EPA Says Air Quality near West Lake Landfill Consistent with Greater St. Louis and Other Midwest Cities

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Jan. 20, 2015)

EPA Region 7 released new data today that shows air quality around the West Lake Landfill Superfund Site in Bridgeton, Mo., is consistent with what is found elsewhere in the greater St. Louis metropolitan area, and in other major Midwest cities. According to Agency experts, an air quality monitoring network with five stations operating for the ...

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.  ...

EPA and General Electric Company Sign Agreement to Protect Drinking Water at Cayuga County, New York Superfund Site; Drinking Water Impacted by Volatile Organic Compounds

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Sep. 19, 2012)

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has signed an agreement with the General Electric Company requiring the company to take over the maintenance and replace, if necessary, treatment systems on wells that supply drinking water to four properties within the Cayuga County Groundwater Contamination Superfund site. GE will pay $50,000 of the ...

EPA adds areas of long island to the superfund list; volatile organic compounds found in 11 major drinking water wells

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Sep. 15, 2011)

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced its decision to add areas of Hicksville, New Cassel, Westbury, Hempstead and Salisbury in Nassau County, New York to the Superfund National Priorities List of the country’s most hazardous waste sites. Ground water throughout these areas is contaminated with harmful volatile organic ...

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