Pollution Prevention Articles

  • Chemical Watch Quotes Lynn L. Bergeson In Article Regarding B&C’s TSCA New Chemicals Coalition

    On September 12, 2017, Chemical Watch quoted Lynn L. Bergeson, Managing Partner of Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®), in the article “US EPA pilots new pre-manufacture notice guidelines.” [T]he law firm Bergeson & Campbell has formed the TSCA New Chemicals Coalition which is intended to give the chemical community greater opportunity to engage with EPA on constructive ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plans

    Why Your Railroad Facility Needs One and What to do About It Did you know that that railroad facilities are subject to the Clean Water Act? This includes requirements to have a ...


    By Antea Group - USA

  • EHS support for a manufacturing facility closure – Case Study

    Challenge: Antea Group was retained to provide Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) management services for an audio equipment manufacturer in support of closure of a large manufacturing facility in the Southeastern US. Solution: Duties included waste management inspections and shipping supervision, inspections of fire suppression equipment and petroleum ...


    By Antea Group - USA

  • EPA Inspector General Releases Report On Need For Better Data For PGCCA

    On September 15, 2015, the EPA Inspector General (IG) released a report criticizing EPA's use of unverified pollution prevention data for the Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award (PGCCA). The report, "EPA's Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards Program Lacks Adequate Support and Transparency and Should Be ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Research on pollution prevention and control technologies in the industry of vanadium extraction from stone coal

    The technology of pollution prevention and control in the industry of vanadium extraction from stone coal acts as a key factor in deciding whether the vanadium can be extracted from stone coal effectively. This paper focuses on analysing related pollutants, including their features, and major problems existing in field of vanadium extraction, as well as investigating the technology used to ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • 2013 Predictions for EPA`s Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention

    The Acta Group's (Acta) thoughts are below on what may be headed our way in 2013 from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention (OCSPP). Although the 2012 Presidential Election is over, environmental issues will continue to be used to make distinctions between the two parties (or between the House and Senate). Speculation is currently rife ...


    By Acta Group

  • 2013 Predictions for EPA`s Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention

    Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.'s (B&C) thoughts are below on what may be headed our way in 2013 from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention (OCSPP). Although the 2012 Presidential Election is over, environmental issues will continue to be used to make distinctions between the two parties (or between the House and Senate). Speculation ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Predictions for EPA`s Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention

    The Acta Group's (Acta) thoughts are below on what may be headed our way in 2013 from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention (OCSPP). Although the 2012 Presidential Election is over, environmental issues will continue to be used to make distinctions between the two parties (or between the House and Senate). Speculation is currently rife ...


    By Acta Group

  • Predictions for EPA`s Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention

    Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.'s (B&C) thoughts are below on what may be headed our way in 2013 from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention (OCSPP). Although the 2012 Presidential Election is over, environmental issues will continue to be used to make distinctions between the two parties (or between the House and Senate). Speculation ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Pollution prevention and control, Northern England

    Project Remediation Strategies were requested by a major prestige vehicle manufacturer based in North-West England to provide assistance in upgrading their production facility’s surface water protection measures. The site had recently experienced potential regulatory compliance issues with its surface water discharge and staff wanted to take positive action to prevent future ...


    By Remediation Strategies Ltd.

  • Pollution prevention and control, North-East England

    Project Remediation Strategies were commissioned to assist an electronic components manufacturing facility in the North-East of England with the emergency preparedness and response aspects of an ISO 14001 accreditation process. Workscope Through numerous visits to site, we were able to gain an understanding of site operations and activities that could ...


    By Remediation Strategies Ltd.

  • Determination of Environmental Quality Standards Issue

    The term "Environmental Quality Standard" (EQS) had been introduced in the Slovak legislation by way of Act No 245/2003 Coll. on integrated pollution prevention and control on the environment and on amendments of certain acts in the meaning of other acts (further as Act on IPPC), and that by receiving from European legislation (IPPC Directive). Similar terms to EQSs, such as ...


    By Slovak Environment Agency

  • Pollution prevention by salt free preservation of raw goatskins through stepwise drying

    An alternative process to traditional salt curing of skins has been explored in this study. A stepwise drying of raw goat skins under vacuum in the temperature range of 30-45°C resulted in acceptable moisture level of 19-20%. The dried skins were found to have a shelf life of more than five weeks. The experimental skins were processed to leather and the physical properties were tested and found ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Correlation between firing temperature and defluoridation capacity of brick clay

    The amount of fluoride ions adsorbed on laboratory fired brick clay varies with the initial concentration according to Type I adsorption isotherm for firing temperatures up to 700 °C, forming inner-sphere complexes between fluoride and mineral surfaces of brick clay. Type II isotherm is valid above this firing temperature forming outer sphere complexes. The turbidity of suspensions of low ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Detailed chemical modelling of a flameless combustion turbine for pollution prevention

    Flameless combustion has been acknowledged as one of the most interesting combustion technologies to meet both the targets of high process efficiency and low pollutant emissions. The present investigation is concerned with the application of the flameless combustion mode to an adiabatic combustor, typically used in gas turbine engines. Detailed chemical kinetics calculations, by means of a ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Experience of Slovak Republic on fulfilling of IPPC reporting obligations IPPC – first reporting period

    1. IPPC process in Slovak Republic Process of integrated permitting in Slovak Republic is managed by the Ministry of Environment of Slovak Republic (MoE SR), which is the central state administration body in the matters of integrated pollution prevention and control, and Slovak Environmental Inspection, which is permitting as well as inspecting body. The number of IPPC installations in Slovakia ...


    By Slovak Environment Agency

  • Modelling and simulation framework for pollution control of chemical processes

    During process design, it is possible to evaluate and control pollution that might occur during actual operation. This paper presents computer-aided design framework that enables the design team to define process design model elements and to measure possible pollution at each design step using performance indexes of pollution measures as mapped to process variables. Modelling methodology, called ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Pollution prevention through reactor network synthesis: the IDEAS approach

    A novel approach, called Infinite DimEnsional State-space (IDEAS), has been recently proposed for the synthesis of globally optimal reactor networks where homogeneous, isothermal, steady-state PFRs and CSTRs as well as mixing are allowed. Within the IDEAS framework, reactor network synthesis is formulated as an infinite dimensional linear optimisation problem. In this work, IDEAS will be applied ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Multiobjective optimisation for environment-related decision making in paper mill processes

    Considering only environmental impact or only profit is not enough to manage chemical processes. This study focuses on the optimal scheduling of cutting papers using the multiobjective optimisation programming. Two independent objective functions are introduced in this paper, the production cost and trim loss with the constraints of satisfying the customer orders. The Goal Constrained Programming ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Optimum waste interception in Liquefied Natural Gas processes

    This work addresses optimum waste interception and wastewater minimisation in liquefied natural gas (LNG) processes. The problem involves solvent regeneration and purification using distillation. The scope of this paper focuses on determining optimum impurities (waste) composition (accumulation) in the solvent loop while considering energy integration scenarios including pressure of the ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

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