Environmental Science News

  • DoD funding available for environmental research and development regarding PFAS

    The Department of Defense’s (DoD) Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program (SERDP) is seeking to fund environmental research and development in the Environmental Restoration Program area, specifically regarding per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances. SERDP invests across the broad spectrum of basic and applied research, as well as advanced technology development. The ...

  • Solving Climate Change next week in Hong Kong! Meet us there and see how Gasmet contributes

    The 6th International Conference on Earth Science & Climate Change 2017 will be held in Hong Kong on September 18-19, 2017. The conference covers several topics such as Meteorology, Climate Change and Extreme Weather, Global Warming and Environmental Change and Technologies and Applications of Earth Science, bringing together Professors, Scientists, Professional delegates, ...


    By Gasmet Technologies Oy

  • House science committee hears testimony on EPA’s health risk data

    The House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology’s Environment and Oversight subcommittees held hearings on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS) on September 6. Testimony was given by three experts from industry and academia — Dr. Kenneth Mundt, Ramboll Environ, Dr. James Bus, Exponent, and Dr. Thomas Burke, Johns Hopkins ...

  • Kids taking center stage in science awards

    Leave it to Google to shine a light on our next generation of young scientists!  As we start getting ready for the 2017 academic year, Sterlitech decided to look back at last year’s Google Science Fair awards.  One group of clever kids caught our attention by winning the  ...


    By Sterlitech Corporation

  • Environmental and economic goals not in conflict, new study claims

    New research claims that air pollution policy reduces the extent to which population growth in urban areas results in increased pollution emissions, without disrupting the economic growth resulting from this urbanisation. More than half of the world’s population currently lives in urban areas, and the United Nations predicts another 2.5 billion people will move to cities by 2050. However, ...

  • EPA Seeks Comment on Nominations to “Augmented” Science Advisory Committee on Chemicals

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published a  ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.’s Comments on New Category Documents under the New Chemicals Program

    Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®) appreciates the efforts being made by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to upgrade and update several of the category documents in the New Chemicals Program, encourage EPA’s continued activity in this area, and encourage EPA to engage in a broader effort to solicit public comments.  We recognize the critical role that the new ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Summer 2017 Regulatory, Testing, and Policy Outlook for Chemical Consortia

    For the chemical industry, 2017 has been a year of evolutionary change, coupled with increasing uncertainties.  Implementation of the amended Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) is underway.  With the aggressive deadlines in the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act, companies are required to review a multitude of proposals, often issued by the U.S. Environmental ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • NanoEHS Webinar will address how NNCI Nodes Support Environmental Research

    The National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) will hold a webinar on July 27, 2017, entitled “The National Nanotechnology Coordinated Infrastructure (NNCI) Nodes and Environmental Research: Examples from the Field.”  The National ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Public-private collaboration gives results and opens new spaces in environmental control

    POLLUTION, an historic company from Bologna that products analytical instruments, has signed an agreement with PROAMBIENTE, a public and private consortium, the National Research Council and the High Technology ER network, for the PYXIS BTEX production and sale, a unique Real-time environmental instrument for BTEX analysis. In particular, this ...


    By Pollution Srl

  • UL Releases Summit Proceedings for Safety Science of 3D Printing

    UL, a global safety science organization, releases the proceedings from “Safety Science of 3D Printing,” a leadership summit with participation from more than 45 stakeholders—including printer manufacturers, material suppliers, public health professionals, academic researchers, school users, and government organizations. Underwriters Laboratories Inc., a ...


    By UL LLC

  • AMETEK COMPLETES ACQUISITION OF MOCON, Inc.

    AMETEK, Inc. (NYSE: AME) today announced that it has completed its acquisition of MOCON, Inc. (NASDAQ: MOCO) for $30 per share in cash per fully diluted common share, or approximately $182 million net of cash acquired. The completion of the transaction follows approval from MOCON shareholders and the receipt of all regulatory approvals. As a result of the completion of the merger, the common ...


    By AMETEK MOCON - Baseline

  • Kurita`s DReeM Polymer® wins environmental technology award

    Kurita Water Industries Ltd. won the Environmental Technology Award at the 49th JCIA Technology Award hosted by the Japan Chemical Industry Association (JCIA). Kurita won the award for DReeM Polymer®, a multi-functional polymer that contributes to customer's energy saving by keeping boiler facilities continuously cleaned. The JCIA Technology Award is a program for commending business ...


    By Kurita

  • Ocean circulation can impact on the effectiveness of marine protected areas

    Researchers at the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) studying the UK’s four largest Marine Protected Areas have found that, because of the ocean’s vigorous circulation, even remote, seemingly pristine habitats, are not isolated from human activities, and may be vulnerable to pollution and overfishing impacts. In recent years, a number of large Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) have been ...

  • CGG Launches JumpStart Regional Geoscience Programs

    CGG announced today at the 2017 EAGE Conference & Exhibition the launch of JumpStart™ multi-client geoscience programs designed to accelerate industry understanding of petroleum systems and support exploration efforts. CGG currently has seven JumpStart programs that include offshore areas of Mexico, Gabon, Australia, Norway, Indonesia & Timor Leste, ...


    By CGG

  • Seven steps to successful safety usage and handling of chemicals

    The awareness of dangerous potentials in any field of work acitivity will always help reduce the likelihood of harm to people, when they themselves take appropriate safeguard actions.  Notably this requires effective communication of known phenomena and situations and at a level that persons involved can rapidly associate with their specific work activity and workplace.  The following ...


    By Environmental Science Ltd

  • The Arctic: a hotspot for marine litter

    From 31 May to 7 June, Wageningen Economic Research investigated the litter that had washed up on remote beaches in the Arctic. The most commonly found items were pieces of plastic, fishing nets and rope. Having information about the sources of this litter is crucial if we are to develop effective measures that tackle the problem at the source. On Jan Mayen, the most remote island in the ...

  • Local lad fuels international success

    Following entrepreneurial engineer Dean Kavanagh’s promotion to Managing Director of Geotech, the global analysis instrumentation business has reported its best quarter ever. With responsibility for delivering an aggressive strategy for worldwide growth, Dean is looking to his new leadership team, Global Sales and Marketing Director, Paul Gooch, and Financial Controller, Jeff Gray, formerly ...


    By Geotech

  • World Bank at DRC Mining Week: “pre-competitive geoscience knowledge essential to attract investor interest”

    “There is a need to have access to pre-competitive geoscience knowledge and geological mapping suitable to identify prospective areas for attracting investor interest”, says Francisco Igualada, Senior Mining Specialist, Energy and Extractive Industries (GEEDR) at the World Bank. He adds: “this is very important as many junior and mid-tier mining companies are unaware of the ...

  • Dean Kavanagh appointed MD of Geotech

    Following entrepreneurial engineer Dean Kavanagh’s promotion to Managing Director of Geotech, the global analysis instrumentation business has reported its best quarter ever.   With responsibility for delivering an aggressive strategy for worldwide growth, Dean is looking to his new leadership team, Global Sales and Marketing Director, Paul Gooch, and Financial Controller, ...


    By Geotech

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