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DOE Seeks Projects to Advance Carbon Dioxide Utilization from Coal-Fired Power Plants

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26/08/2016

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced approximately $6.7 million in federal funding for cost-shared projects that will develop technologies that utilize carbon dioxide (CO2) from coal-fired power plants to produce useful products. DOE’s Office of Fossil Energy is seeking these projects as part of the Department’s Carbon Storage program, which has the goal of developing and ...

EPA Inspector General Reports EPA Has Not Followed Through On Studying Effects Of RFS

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27/08/2016

On August 18, 2016, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Office of Inspector General (OIG) released a report stating that EPA has not complied with federal requirements to study the effects of the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). The report, "EPA Has Not Met Certain Statutory Requirements to Identify Environmental Impacts of Renewable Fuel Standard," found that while EPA is required to ...

NIEHS-Funded Center Will Assess Safety of Engineered Nanomaterials

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27/08/2016

The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) is funding a new interdisciplinary Nanosafety Research Center at the T.H. Chan Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH).  The main focus of the new HSPH-NIEHS Center is to bring together scientists from across disciplines — material science, chemistry, exposure assessment, risk assessment, nanotoxicology, and nanobiology ...

How can a culture of care influence safety?

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26/08/2016

In today’s world, reliability is an absolute necessity. But for many organisations, old thinking — like a focus on high probability, low consequence events — has created a work culture that tolerates risk to the point of failure. The  ...

Radar steps into new dimensions

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25/08/2016

Micropilot FMR10 and FMR20 belong to the first non-contact radars with Bluetooth® commissioning, operation and maintenance app. Signal curves can be shown via app on every Bluetooth® enabled smartphone or tablet (iOS, Android). This increases plant availability due to fast access to maintenance information, and guarantees cost savings because of the usage of existing non-proprietary tool ...

California to Host Ultimate Geothermal Energy Event in October

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22/08/2016

California will host the geothermal energy event of the year from October 23-26, just 9 weeks away. This event brings together key players in policy, technology, and  industry at the Sacramento Convention Center -- the GRC Annual Meeting & GEA GEOEXPO+. Last year, the event hosted more than 1,200 representatives from over 25 countries spanning six continents. With the strong growth in ...

DMT Environmental Technology announces expansion in Asia

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26/08/2016

DMT-ET is a fast growing company that offers sustainable technological services to a range of global market segments and customers including municipalities, plantations, and a variety of industries, such as food and beverages, chemical and oil and gas. Worldwide, DMT-ET is one of the largest producers of biogas upgrading facilities with membranes. Asia represents a wealth of biomass resources ...

10 of the Best Boiler Feedwater Treatment Equipment Supply and Technology Companies

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27/08/2016

Here at SAMCO Technologies, we understand that proper, economical treatment of your boiler feedwater is essential to the efficiency and overall success of your everyday process. Fouling, corrosion, and scaling can all decrease the service life and dependability of downstream equipment, driving up cost and disrupting project flow. While our custom-engineered boiler feedwater solutions are some of ...

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