Persistent Organic Pollutants News

  • Visit Virtual Exhibition Booths

    Even though conferences and exhibitions are being postponed or canceled all over the world, we recognize that the need for these kinds of events hasn’t gone away. We came up with a plan to offer something similar for all the people in our industry. That’s why we created our virtual exhibition booths. We have two booths with ...


    By Gasmet Technologies Oy

  • Krakow welcomes CEM 2020 international emissions monitoring event

    From 13th to 15th May, Krakow will be the focus of the world’s leading organisations in industrial emissions monitoring. The CEM 2020 emissions monitoring event will address both European and global emissions monitoring issues, providing the latest help and advice to process operators on the best ways to conduct monitoring; ensuring regulatory compliance and optimising process ...

  • Ship & Shore Environmental Pervades Asia Market With Latest Pollution Abatement Solutions and Assistance

    While today's media attention is rightfully focused on the Wuhan coronavirus, a larger crisis will remain long after this outbreak is brought under control: record-breaking levels of environmental pollution throughout many Asian regions that continue to kill residents at rates that dwarf any 21st century virus. As one of the world's foremost experts on environmental pollution abatement, Ship ...

  • Swedrop in collaboration with the Ångström Laboratory on absorbents for PFOS/PFAS

    The Ångström Laboratory at Uppsala University and the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, have received a grant to conduct further research into materials that specifically absorb PFAS/PFOS. The research was initiated by a query from Swedrop AB in Helsingborg, Sweden. We manufacture filters for storm water drains. Our filters are equipped with multiple absorbents in order to ...


    By Swedrop AB

  • PCB destruction in India

    In November 2019 we completed a new PyroPlas plant for PCB (polychlorinated biphenyls) destruction. This plant is now on its way to its new home in India to eradicate PCB stockpile as part of an UNIDO initiative. PCBs are ...

  • How The Waste Tyre Pyrolysis Machine Will Benefit An Island Nation Like Indonesia

    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 along with other waste within a landfill. In addition they tend to hold water which helps to breed mosquitoes, most of which carry diseases like malaria. Tyres are also toxic when burned releasing small amounts of dioxin, one ...

  • Comparison of COD, BOD and TOC Methods for Organics

    How does the PeCOD Method compare? There are several common methods to test wastewater and drinking water for organic pollutants, natural and chemical. Chemical Oxygen Demand (COD), Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD) and, Total Organic Carbon (TOC) compromise the three main methods of testing water samples. BOD and COD methods differ from TOC because they measure the amount of oxygen that is ...


    By MANTECH Inc.

  • Responding to Maritime Casualties in Brazil: Liability and Cost Recovery Workshop

    The IOPC Funds’ Director, José Maura, participated in a national workshop hosted by the International Group of P&I Associations in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil from 7 to 8 November 2019.  The workshop, which was entitled ‘Responding to Maritime Casualties in Brazil: Liability and Cost Recovery Workshop’, brought together senior representatives from the ...

  • New Validated Analytical Workflow Facilitates Sensitive and Reliable Determination of Anionic Pesticides in Food

    A new, validated ion chromatography tandem mass spectrometry (IC-MS/MS) analytical workflow is designed to enable food testing laboratories to overcome the challenges associated with liquid chromatography tandem mass spectrometry (LC-MS/MS) analysis of polar anionic pesticides in complex sample matrices. The ...

  • How does water pollution affect economic growth?

    The detrimental effect of water pollution on the flora and fauna which live in river and marine habitats is well-documented. Even the deleterious impacts that such contamination can have on human health further up the food chain have been investigated to a strong degree. But aside from the environmental cost of water pollution, what do we know about the economic ...

  • A new location and a new name for ENVEA`s Italian subsidiary

    We are pleased to inform you that with effect from July 1st, 2019, the name of ENVEA’s italian subsidiary has changed from ENVIRONNEMENT ITALIA SPA to the new ENVEA S.p.A. The company has also has inaugurated on October 1st larger facility necessary to meet company growth on the Italian market. ...


    By ENVEA

  • A new location and a new name for ENVEA’s Italian subsidiary

    We are pleased to inform you that with effect from July 1st, 2019, the name of ENVEA’s italian subsidiary has changed from ENVIRONNEMENT ITALIA SPA to the new ENVEA S.p.A. The company has also has inaugurated on October 1st larger facility necessary to meet company growth on the Italian market.d a new name for ENVEA’s Italian ...


    By ENVEA

  • CEM India 2019 - busy busy and more busy!

    We would like to take the opportunity to thank all our clients and business partners for visiting our stand at this year’s CEM India. We hope you enjoyed your visit and the hospitality offered at our stand. The exhibition gave us the opportunity to highlight the ...


    By ENVEA

  • Thermo Fisher Scientific Showcases Advanced Analytical Solutions, Software and Scientific Insights at Dioxin 2019

    Thermo Fisher Scientific is showcasing its comprehensive collection of advanced gas chromatography mass spectrometry (GC-MS) solutions for the validated quantification of dioxins and other persistent organic pollutants (POPs) in food and feed during the 39th International Symposium on Halogenated Persistent Organic Pollutants (DIOXIN 2019), being held August 25–30, at Booth #P1 in the ...

  • Toxic chemicals hindering the recovery of Britain`s rivers

    Toxic chemicals from past decades could be hindering the recovery of Britain's urban rivers, concludes a recent study by scientists from Cardiff University, the University of Exeter, and the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology. During the 1970s, over 70% of the rivers in the South Wales valleys were classified as grossly polluted, by a combination of poor sewage treatment, colliery waste and ...


    By ScienceDaily

  • What are acceptable VOC levels in the air?

    TVOC: a key term in Air Pollution Control Volatile Organic Compounds or VOC are organic chemicals that become a gas at room temperature and are the main origin of air pollution at ground level. A common term used when measuring and eliminating VOCs is “Total VOC” or TVOC. TVOC means the total concentration of multiple VOCs present simultaneously in the air. Measuring TVOC ...


    By TECAM

  • Destruction of Persistent Organic Pollutants

    We are pleased to announce our next PyroPlas® – Plasma Arc Destruction plant will find its home in India tasked with the eradication of hazardous Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCB) Oils as part of a UNIDO initiative. What an excellent step forward for the eradication of Persistent Organic Pollutants in our world! Our PyroPlas® units are known as the simplest, safest way to achieve Best ...

  • Study Estimates Microplastics Consumption

    Researchers were surprised to find that people who exclusively drink water from plastic bottles annually consume an extra 100,000 or more particles of microplastics. Bottled water drinkers annually ingest an extra 100,000 particles It is well known that tiny particles of plastic, microplastics, find their way into the environment when plastics break down. But lately they’ve been turning up ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • Visit Tecam at Tank Storage Asia, Singapore, Sept. 2019

    Tecam Group will be participating at Tank Storage Asia 2019 as an exhibitor in Singapore on 18-20 September 2019 to present its environmental technology for air pollution control for the tank storage industry in Asia. Tecam ...


    By TECAM

  • Visit Tecam at Tank Storage Asia, Singapore, Sept. 2019

    Tecam Group will be participating at Tank Storage Asia 2019 as an exhibitor in Singapore on 18-20 September 2019 to present its environmental technology for air pollution control for the tank storage industry in Asia. Tecam ...


    By TECAM

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