Accidental Releases Articles

  • Resin Pilot Plant - Case Study

    As part of a commitment to reduce airborne emissions – or the risk of such emissions – the Mt. Vernon, IN plant of GE Plastics – now Saudi Arabia Basic Industries Corporation – installed a NOx scrubber. SABIC is a diversified manufacturing company, active in chemicals and intermediates. In 2014, it was ranked fourth in the world among chemical companies by Fortune Global ...

  • How Can A Tyre Pyrolysis Machine Benefit the Environment

    Since rubber tyres first came into existence over a century ago, their disposal as waste has been a problem. They have got the uncanny capacity to continually rise up when coupled with other waste within a landfill. Additionally, they have a tendency to hold water which will help to breed mosquitoes, many of which carry diseases like malaria. Tyres are also toxic when burned releasing small ...

  • 20 Eco-friendly Alternatives for Things You Use Every Day

    It is estimated that the atmospheric CO2 concentration is 35% higher today than before the industrial revolution. And the culprit behind this is human activities. You already might know the consequences of global warming. ...


    By GharPedia

  • Reducing first responder exposure to hazardous chemicals

    First responders, governments and the military have a duty to plan and prepare for the protection of the public in the event of an accident, disaster or attack using chemical, nuclear or biological agents. In an emergency, response speed is essential, any delay can exacerbate the situation resulting in more serious injury with possible long-term consequences, permanent disability and even death. ...

  • How Refiners Use Monitoring Tools to Support Community Health and Safety

    Nothing is more important than the health and safety of our people and our communities—the communities where our employees live, work and go to school. Fenceline monitoring is used at our facilities to aid in the early detection of emissions, including benzene. The data helps us immediately correct problems and nearly all refining facilities quickly return to below action levels after ...

  • Hazardous Industries That Need Gas Detection Monitoring

    Of all occupational hazards, gases are considered silent killers. You can’t see, feel, or sometimes smell them, but they’re lurking around in the workplace. These substances endanger your employees, causing injuries, illnesses, and even accidental death. ...


    By DOD Technologies Inc

  • Toxicity Testing of Solidified Waste Leachates with Microbiotests

    Abstract : Solidification is a process for treating contaminated wastes that reduces or entirely prevents the release of hazardous waste compounds into the environment. This process aims to make materials either not harmful nor toxic at all or at least less hazardous than the raw waste. The most widely used basic materials for solidification are cement, lime, fly ash, and blast-furnace slag. No ...


    By Microbiotests Inc.

  • Water & wastewater treatment - Dechlorination & pH Trim – Case Study

    PROBLEM Public water treatment plant required highly effective control to dechlorinate and pH trim in difficult access situation. Southern Water’s Weirwood Treatment Works supplies direct to the consumer and therefore the highest levels of efficiency and process control are required. Weirwood uses a super-chlorination system which requires effective excess chlorine ...


    By Statiflo International Ltd.

  • Final List of High-Priority Chemicals Will Be Next to Undergo Risk Evaluation under TSCA

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published on December 20, 2019, the final list of high-priority chemicals. These chemicals will be the next 20 chemicals to undergo risk evaluation under the amended Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). According to EPA, issuing the final list of high-priority chemicals for risk evaluation “represents the final step in the prioritization ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • HAZWOPER – Different, Not Less

    When we think of a hazardous material event, we often think of firefighters and technicians rushing in with large plastic space-like suits to stop the leak and save the day. These first responders definitely play a large role in the mitigation of these emergency situations, but sometimes we tend to forget about the second – due responders who pick up the pieces and begin recovery. ...


    By HazSim

  • EPA Seeks Information on PFAS for Possible Addition to TRI List of Toxic Chemicals

    On December 4, 2019, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published an advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPRM) soliciting information as EPA considers a future rulemaking to add certain per- and polyfluoroalkyl ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • EPA Rolls Back Obama-era Chemical Safety Requirements

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on November 21 reversed key portions of a chemical safety rule implemented by the Obama administration. The Trump administration's final Risk Management Program rule frees companies from mitigation and safety preparation, and it no longer requires the owners ...

  • How to improve water quality in Europe

    Policy briefs provide decision-makers with recommendations for action Toxic substances from agriculture, industry and households endanger water quality in Europe -- and by extension, ecosystems and human health. As part of the SOLUTIONS project, over 100 international scientists have developed methods and practical solutions for identifying pollutants and assessing the ...

  • Less Than One Month until California Online Ingredients Disclosure Requirements in Effect for Designated Cleaning Products

    There is less than one month before the effective date of the online requirements set forth in California’s Cleaning Product Right to Know Act of 2017 (S.B. 258). S.B. 258 sets forth new requirements on manufacturers of “designated products” to disclose certain chemical ingredients on the manufacturer’s website and product label. The online ingredient disclosure ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • How The Waste Pyrolysis Machine Will Manage To Benefit A Country

    Since rubber tyres first came into existence over a century ago, their disposal as waste is a problem. They have got the uncanny power to continually rise up when coupled with other waste inside a landfill. They also usually hold water that helps to breed mosquitoes, most of which carry diseases like malaria. Tyres may also be toxic when burned releasing small amounts of dioxin, probably the most ...

  • Villa Elevator

    According to house structure  door-opening  requirements, backpack frame style or portal frame style elevator structure for  your choice. VVVF drive technology special-purpose micro-computer panel control, smooth and comfortable.   Non-well Solution Plan While installing domestic passenger lifts near ...

  • Villa Elevator

    Non-well Solution Plan While installing villa elevator near the corridor or outside the villa, bent forming steel frame and steel frame out of aluminum alloy section  material are your first-choices in quickly building up elevator well .Steel structure well frame, it is of high cost performance. N Later outer plating will be packaged by decoration unit. It coincides with design style. Free ...

  • What’s a Chart-Topping Cassette Tape Really Worth in 2019?

    Resurging Sales Say Old School Is Cool Again In one of the most famous scenes of Monty Python’s film The Holy Grail, the Black Knight is guarding a stream, refusing King Arthur’s passage. A sword fight ensues. King Arthur reduces the Black Knight to a bleeding, limbless victim. Seemingly down for the count, the Black Knight persists, threatening to bite King ...


    By Vistex Inc

  • Villa Elevator

    Are you looking for the domestic passenger lifts or small house lifts?   According to house structure  door-opening  requirements, backpack frame style or portal frame style elevator structure for  your choice. VVVF drive technology special-purpose micro-computer panel control, smooth and comfortable. ...

  • The benefits of using portable air filtration systems in cellular manufacturing

    Today's manufacturers need more advanced industrial air filtration solutions to protect the health of their workers and meet compliance standards without sacrificing the health of their bottom line. The challenge is that manufacturing can be organized in many ways, from the build-in-place methods used for ships to automated assembly lines for ...


    By Duroair Technologies Inc.

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