volatile organic compounds reduction News

  • Urban Reforestation for Ground-Level Ozone Reduction

    A new study – “Reforestation as a Novel Abatement and Compliance Measure for Ground-Level Ozone” – by The Nature Conservancy, University of Florida, ENVDAT Consulting and The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: Dow) published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Europe still playing catch-up on air pollution, despite reduction successes

    The European Union appears to have met several objectives to reduce the impacts of air pollution, according to the original scientific understanding used to set the objectives. But when using the improved scientific understanding of air pollution now available, it becomes clear that emissions need to be even further reduced to protect health and the environment. The European Environment ...

  • Bio-reaction industries systems continue to deliver on energy efficiency, operating cost savings, reduction in carbon footprint and pollution control

    The country is facing several significant problems including an increased need for energy efficiency, a way to cost effectively decrease the production of Greenhouse Gases and dealing with industrial air pollutants. Bio-Reaction Industries, LLC (BRI) addresses all those issues with its advanced biofiltration systems. BRI installed a number of bio-oxidation systems in the wood products industry ...


  • Settlements at South Dakota ethanol facilities ensure air pollutant reductions, yield $225K in penalties (SD)

    In consent decrees lodged yesterday in the United States District Court for the District of South Dakota, the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency reached agreements with the operators of three South Dakota ethanol production facilities resolving Clean Air Act violations associated with emissions and testing requirements for volatile organic compounds (VOCs). ...

  • Defra release UK emissions of air pollutants – 2009 results

    This National Statistics release covers 2009 results from the National Atmospheric Emissions Inventory (NAEI) for UK emissions of sulphur dioxide, nitrogen oxides, non-methane volatile organic compounds (NMVOCs) and ammonia. These four pollutants are primarily responsible for acidification and eutrophication which can be damaging to ecosystems, and the formation of ground-level ozone which can be ...


    By Environmental Protection UK

  • Announcing A New Remediation Technology: PlumeStop™ Colloidal Biomatrix

    REGENESIS recently announced the commercial launch of its latest product offering: PlumeStop™ Colloidal Biomatrix. This new and innovative remediation technology was developed to stop migrating groundwater contaminant plumes by rapidly reducing contaminant concentrations with a sorptive medium while also enhancing or accelerating microbial-driven biodegradation process. PlumeStop was ...


    By Regenesis

  • Tecam Group introduces RTO technology for VOC emission treatment in Russia

    Tecam Group, environmental technology provider for the Industry, has introduced its Regenerative Thermal Oxidation (RTO) Technology for the treatment of Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC’s) in the Russian market. Regenerative Thermal Oxidation (RTO) is the most widely-used oxidation technique nowadays for Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC’s) emission reduction. That technology ...


    By Tecam Group

  • Hunt Refining Settles Federal Air Pollution Case for $49 Million

    (Washington, D.C. - Sept. 28, 2007) The Hunt Refining Co. and Hunt Southland Refining Co. have agreed to pay a $400,000 civil penalty and spend more than $48.5 million for new and upgraded pollution controls at three refineries, the Justice Department and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced. The settlement resolves alleged violations of the Clean Air Act and is expected to reduce more ...

  • Hunt Refining Pays $49 Million to Settle Air Pollution Charges

    WASHINGTON, DC, September 28, 2007 (ENS) - The Hunt Refining Co. and Hunt Southland Refining Co. have agreed to pay a $400,000 civil penalty and spend more than $48.5 million for new and upgraded pollution controls at three refineries, the Justice Department and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today. The settlement resolves alleged violations of the Clean Air Act ...

  • Tecam Group to soon launch Microsite on VOC Emissions

    Tecam Group will soon be launching a very interesting Microsite containing specific information about Volatile Organic Compounds, as well as about VOC emissions treatment and the most suitable technology for the Industry to eliminate them. Keep an eye on us and we’ll unveil it very soon! Tecam Group offers advanced environmental technology solutions for the reduction of Volatile ...


    By Tecam Group

  • SMS Vosless Project

    SOM has developed specialised software which tackles the problem of pollution by volatile organic compounds (VOCs) by addressing the causes directly. The problems arising from solvant emissions into the atmosphere from industrial sites can now be resolved by using cleaner products and technologies which limit the problem at source, rather than reinforcing systems for controlling it. The SM ...


  • Which Instrument Should I use? Toxic VOC`s

    Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC’s) – Which instrument should I use?  Volatile organic compounds (VOC’s) are abundant and diverse. Although ever-present in nature and modern industrial society, they can be harmful and/or toxic. Modern industrial chemicals such as fuels, solvents, coatings, feedstocks, and refrigerants are usually VOC’s.  Detection ...


    By Shawcity Limited

  • Tecam Group to exhibit at Achema 2015 in Frankfurt, Germany

    Tecam Group will be exhibiting at Achema 2015, which will be held from 15-19 June 2015 in Frankfurt, Germany. Achema is the world forum for chemical engineering and the process industry, an innovation platform and technology summit that will gather professionals from around the world to discuss about the latest technology ...


    By Tecam Group

  • EnviroSim Announces Release of PetWin+ 3.1

    PetWin+ is our latest modeling and simulation tool for simulating plants treating petroleum and petrochemical industry wastewaters, this version incorporates many features that improve its applicability for these specific industries.  New improvements include: iASDM an extended version of EnviroSim’s industry-leading integrated whole-plant Activated Sludge Digestion Model (ASDM). ...


    By EnviroSim Associates Ltd.

  • Tecam Group Announces Equipment Supply to Cabycal for VOC Emissions Treatment for Automotive Industry in UK

    Tecam Group, engineering, assembly and installation company providing environmental technology solutions for the Industry, has announced today the supply of equipment for Volatile Organic Compounds VOC emissions reduction to painting systems producer Cabycal, as part of an integrated project for the automotive project in the United Kingdom (UK). Under the terms of the agreement, Tecam Group has ...


    By Tecam Group

  • Sinclair oil agrees to pollution controls worth $72 million

    Sinclair Oil Corp. has agreed to pay a $2.45 million civil penalty to state and federal governments and spend more than $72 million for new and upgraded pollution controls to reduce air pollution from the company's three refineries. The settlement resolves alleged violations of the Clean Air Act at the company's facilities in Casper and Sinclair, Wyoming and in Tulsa, Oklahoma, the Justice ...

  • Tecam Group Helps Spanish Company BOLFOR Eliminate VOC Emissions at Production Site

    Tecam Group, specialist in environmental technology for the Industry, has signed an agreement with the Spanish company Bol&For Impresores (BOLFOR), flexible packaging manufacturer, for the supply of one exhaust air reduction system for the abatement of gas emissions emitted during their ...


    By Tecam Group

  • Over 500 top firms join US environmental performance program

    Facilities from Nestle, Frito-Lay, and Toyota are among the 42 new members committing to go above and beyond environmental requirements as members of EPA's National Environmental Performance Track Program. The latest members bring the total number of environmental leaders in Performance Track to 538 with members in 49 states and Puerto Rico. 'EPA applauds our Performance Track partners who are ...

  • Air pollution control helps remove VOCs

    Air pollution control manufacturer AirProtekt has supplied turnkey air pollution control equipment to abate volatile organic compounds (VOC) fumes and odours from three solvent-based spray painting booths and baking ovens at an aircraft component finishing facility. The equipment supplied was AirProtekt’s Honeycat® concentrator catalytic ...

  • Tecam Group Has Finished Installation of 1st VOC Emissions Treatment Equipment in LATAM

    Tecam Group has just finished installing its first equipment for exhaust gas emissions treatmentin Mar del Plata, Argentina, a Regenerative Thermal Oxidizer ...


    By Tecam Group

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