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  • XRF Analysis - a method of screening products for lead content

    Concerned toy manufacturers can be reassured with Oxford Instruments’ complete solution for safe toys and consumer goods Almost daily, we wake to the news that another toy has been recalled from the market due to the presence of lead in the paint applied to the toy. The recalls are primarily being carried out by the major toy manufacturers, but it seems that the problem exists throughout the ...


    By Oxford Instruments plc

  • Lead service line analysis examines scope of challenge

    A new analysis published today by the American Water Works Association estimates 6.1 million lead service lines remain in U.S. communities, suggesting progress in lead service line removal over the past two decades but indicating an estimated $30 billion challenge remains. When the Lead and Copper Rule was instituted in 1991, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ...

  • Leading permeation analysis range displayed at Interpack 2014

    At the 2014 Interpack show, we will be exhibiting our leading range of water vapour permeation and oxygen permeation analysers which offer testing for many different packaging applications.  Our oxygen permeation analysers offer reliable and versatile testing for bottles, packages and films with our bestselling instruments delivering the fastest permeation results available. These ...


    By Systech Instruments Ltd

  • Leading institutional investors survey asset managers on their analysis of climate risks

    Seven leading institutional investors who are members of the Investor Network on Climate Risk (INCR) this week called on the top 500 global asset managers to respond to a survey on how they are evaluating climate risks and opportunities. “Given the sweeping nature of climate change, climate risks are embedded in every investment portfolio,” the investors noted in their cover letter. “As ...


    By Ceres

  • NREL Announces New Center Directors to lead R&D, Analysis Efforts

    The Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory recently named leaders in the renewable energy field as center directors. Paul Basore has been named Director of the Materials Applications and Performance Center; Dave Mooney as Director of the Strategic Energy Analysis Center; Nancy Haegel as Director of NREL's Materials Science Center; Jao van de Lagemaat as Director of Chemistry and ...

  • Casella – leading the environmental evolution

    The company that has been supplying scientific instruments since 1799 and whose customers have included Dr Livingstone and Charles Darwin and has now achieved its own evolutionary triumph. Casella Measurement has just achieved ISO 14001 certification; being the first company participating in the region-wide Business Environmental Training Initiative Plus (BETI+) to do so. The company is the first ...


    By Casella

  • Britain leads the way in sustainable entrepreneurship

    Imagine a world where sustainability becomes a tool for companies to reap larger profits. Imagine a world where companies move from merely presenting consumers with "greenwash" to actually having sustainability and community well-being in their ethos. Imagine a world where the ordinary citizen has the right and the opportunity to voice a thought on sustainability issues and have them taken into ...

  • Ohio, Pennsylvania and Florida Lead List of

    Residents of Ohio, Pennsylvania and Florida live in states with the most toxic air pollution from coal- and oil-fired power plants, according to an analysis by the Natural Resources Defense Council. The study used publicly-available data in the Environmental Protection Agency's Toxics Release Inventory (TRI). The analysis, entitled "Toxic Power: How Power Plants Contaminate Our Air and States" ...

  • China Lead-acid Battery Market

    TechNavio''s analysts forecast the Lead-acid Battery market in China to grow at a CAGR of 6.4 percent over the period 2011-2015. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing number of e-bike manufacturer. The Lead-acid Battery market in China has also been witnessing the shutdown of lead-acid battery manufacturers. However, an increase in pollution could pose a ...


  • Lead Poisoning Risks in Contaminated Soil

    A recent USA Today investigation revealed contaminated soil around hundreds of old lead factory sites. At a hearing on Thursday, a US senator questioned federal environmental health officials about what is being done to reduce lead poisoning risks. Children are particularly vulnerable to lead poisoning, and they can be exposed to lead from a variety of sources–although ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Global Lubricants Industry Share,Size,Trends,Analysis And Forecast to 2017 - Developing Markets Expected to Lead Future Demand Growth

    Table of Contents 1 Table of Contents 1 Table of Contents 5 1.1 List of Tables 7 1.2 List of Figures 9 2 Introduction 10 3 Base Oil Market 11 3.1 Base Oil Fundamentals 11 3.2 Base Oil Categories 11 3.3 Base Oil Properties 12 3.4 Base Oil Production 13 3.5 Base Oil Market, Global, Capacity, 2012 14 3.6 Base Oil Market, ...


  • Just Release: China Lead-acid Battery Industry 2012-2015 - Marekt Share,Size,Trends,Analysis And Forecast

    In May 2012, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) officially announced the Lead-acid Battery Industry Access Conditions, which came into effect from July 1. The document requires that the new, reorganized and expanded lead-acid battery capacities of the same plant shall be no less than 500,000 kVA, the existing lead-acid battery capacity of the same plant shall be not be ...


  • Leading Market Research and Analysis Firm Highlights 3E Company’s Global Capabilities in New Report

    3E Company, a leading provider of environmental, health, and safety (EH&S) compliance and information management services, today announced that its industry leadership has been recognized by IDC Manufacturing Insights in a Perspective report entitled “Spotlight on 3E Company, from Environmental Compliance to Sustainability” (document #MI236531). The report is the first in a series ...


    By Verisk 3E

  • Can the World Bank lead on climate change?

    “The World Bank needs to demonstrate leadership to steer investment towards low carbon, environmentally sustainable development choices,” said Jonathan Lash, president of the World Resources Institute, which produced the analysis. “This will be difficult to achieve while simultaneously investing in many ‘business as usual’ projects, such as coal-fired power.” At the Gleneagles Summit in 2005, the ...

  • SoFi confirmed to be leading enterprise carbon accounting software

    On 11 May 2009, a group of North American consultancies published the most extensive and up-to-date study on corporate carbon footprint software solutions. A total of 51 software products have been assessed, based on software presentations and client interviews. This led to a shortlist of 7 emerging ECA (Enterprise Carbon Accounting) leaders, with SoFi Software of PE INTERNATIONAL in a ...


    By thinkstep

  • Wellington to host leading climate change conference in 2011

    Wellington City Council is bringing the pre-eminent climate change and business conference in the Asia-Pacific region to the city in 2011. The city will host the 7th Australia-New Zealand Climate Change and Business Conference on 1-2 August 2011 with the Council as Foundation Sponsor. The 2010 conference in Sydney was the most important conference of its type, ...

  • Europe’s leading industrials will discuss the threat of carbon leakage

    Integer, a leading business consultancy in the area of global emissions regulations, recently announced its latest conference targeted at Europe’s energy intensive Industries and EU Policy makers. ‘Energy Intensive Industries and Climate Change’ will be held in Brussels on 25-27 November. The aim of this independent conference is to provide energy intensive industries with exclusive insight into ...


    By Integer Research Limited

  • NITON LLC Introduces New Advanced Lead

    Untitled Document NITON LLC Introduces New Advanced Lead Paint Analyzer ...

  • US leads the global Power Rental Market

    ReportnReports.com adds "Power Rental Report Global Market Size Competitive Landscape and Forecasts to 2020" new market research report to its store. GlobalData’s “Power Rental Report – Global Market Size, Competitive Landscape and Forecasts to 2020” gives detailed information on the power rental, focusing on China, US, Bangladesh, Nigeria, Brazil, India and Saudi ...


  • Illegal asbestos dumping in Arizona leads to fines

    The Maricopa County Superior Court has recently fined a landowner from Prescott, Arizona over $71,000 for illegally disposing of asbestos waste close to an aquifer. The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) had charged the individual with ten civil infractions related to the case.Asbestos can be found in a wide range of common building materials from insulation, flooring, ceilings, ...


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