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Public Misperception Complicates Discussion About Fracking Regulations, Panelists Say

by Bloomberg BNA  (Oct. 10, 2014)

Public confusion over the practices involved in hydraulic fracturing has complicated efforts to study and regulate aspects of the process, according to environmental and industry advocates. “Hydraulic fracturing has evolved to mean a lot more things than fracturing open a rock,” Jason Hutt, a partner at Bracewell & Giuliani, said ...

WWEM 2014 to feature Gas Detection Zone

by Environmental Technology Publications Ltd  (Oct. 9, 2014)

The organisers of WWEM 2014, the Water Wastewater & Environmental Monitoring event (Telford, 5/6th November 2014), have announced that this year’s show will again feature a Gas Detection Zone following the popularity of this section at previous WWEM events. The Council of Gas Detection and Environmental Monitoring (CoGDEM) is helping to ...

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 ...

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 ...

Ozone levels still pose risk to health and vegetation

by European Commission, Environment DG  (Oct. 16, 2014)

Peak levels of ozone pollution have fallen at rural and urban sites in both Europe and the US in recent years, a new study shows. However, the research also found that limits to protect health and ecosystems are still being exceeded. After particulate matter, ground-level ozone is considered to be the second most important air pollutant in terms ...

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 ...

EPA Finalizes Cleanup Plan for Cidra, Puerto Rico Superfund Site

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

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has finalized its plan to clean up contaminated soil and groundwater at the Cidra Groundwater Contamination site in Cidra, Puerto Rico. The site includes portions of the Cidra commercial district and an industrial park in Cidra. The EPA is requiring a combination of cleanup technologies to address the ...

EPA selects students at U.C. Riverside to receive sustainable design funding

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

Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency awarded a total of about $45,000 in grants to three student teams at the University of California, Riverside to design an innovative way to generate power, and develop a lawn mower and a backyard barbeque that will emit less air pollution. The students competed for grants by submitting research ...

Fracking yields high wintertime ozone pollution

by Ionicon Analytik Ges.m.b.H.  (Oct. 16, 2014)

Chemicals released into the air by oil and gas exploration, extraction and related activities (i.e. horizontal drilling combined with hydraulic fracturing “fracking”) can spark reactions that lead to high levels of ozone in wintertime, high enough to exceed the US federal health standards, according to new NOAA-led research, ...

Tecam Group Agreement with Spanish Company Canals for VOC Emissions Treatment Unit Supply

by Tecam Group  (Jul. 23, 2014)

Tecam Group, environmental technology supplier, has signed a commercial contract with the Spanish company Manufacturas Metálicas Canals (hereinafter referred to as MMCanals), focusing on digital printing of capsules for wine bottles. As per this agreement, Tecam Group will supply ...

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