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  • Paradigm launches MicroSludge portable pilot system

    Paradigm Environmental Technologies, the makers of the award-winning MicroSludge WAS pre-treatment technology, will launch a portable pilot version of their technology in 2010. MicroSludge makes anaerobic digesters work better and faster.The pilot will consist of the MicroSludge pre-treatment unit and four 400 gallon digesters. The system will be fully automated and require minimal operator time. ...

  • Regenerative thermal oxidizers help many industries comply with emission regulations

    McGill AirClean's regenerative thermal oxidizer (RTO) systems combine effective destruction of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) with economical and dependable operation to comply with emission regulations at the lowest possible cost. McGill AirClean's ThermaGrid™ RTOs are effective in controlling chemical emissions and VOCs in a wide variety of industries. ThermaGrid RTOs use a gridded-ceramic ...


    By McGill AirClean LLC

  • Eco Power Solutions Technology Provides Shortest Glide Path for Utilities to Meet Recently Announced EPA Power Plant Emissions Standards

      BOSTON, Jan. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Eco Power Solutions' multi-pollutant emission control technology, the COMPLY 2000™, delivers the quickest, most cost-effective solution for utilities to meet the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) final Mercury and Air Toxics Standards (MATS) rule published on December 21, 2011, and is included in a list of innovative technologies ...


  • Kittiwake Procal wins tender for Tuas south incineration plant in Singapore

    Kittiwake Procal has won the public tender for continuous emissions monitoring analysers for the Tuas South incineration plant in Singapore. The Tuas South incinerator upgrade was completed this year and its capacity of 800,000 tons per annum makes it the largest plant of its kind. Together with the other three incineration plants, and the offshore Semakau Landfill, the plan aims to meet the ...

  • Hydrogen monitoring improves Syngas efficiency

    Syngas (synthesis gas) is manufactured from feedstocks containing carbon, such as coal, heavy oil, natural gas or biomass, to produce a mixture of hydrogen and carbon monoxide. The production process involves a number of phases that start with gasification of the feedstock, and efficiency is greatly improved when hydrogen levels are monitored using a new sensor technology that is able to measure ...


  • Burn Waste PVC in Coal-fired Boilers and Solve Multiple Environmental Problems

    Coal-fired power plants can add PVC scrap to their coal and make byproduct hydrochloric acid.  The result would be elimination of mercury both from coal-fired stacks as well as from the obsolesced chlorine manufacturing facilities.  There would also be greenhouse gas benefits and elimination of the ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • ThermaGrid™ RTOs reduce potential for maintenance problems

    McGill AirClean's ThermaGrid regenerative thermal oxidizers (RTOs) use a proprietary gridded-ceramic heat transfer block that controls VOC emissions and other chemical emissions at high-destruction efficiencies with low-energy consumption and minimal maintenance. These RTO systems are available in economical two-bed designs and in three-bed designs for increased VOC removal efficiency. The ...


    By McGill AirClean LLC

  • Environmental technology in the 21st century

    After the last National Environmental Congress, Lluis de Otero, director of the department of development, told the magazine Residuos about recent important changes in waste treatment as a result of plasma technology. What do you think are the latest technological developments in this area? Soon we will be launching the first factory in the world for atomising and gasification using plasma in ...


  • $6 billion scrubber/adsorber market in 2011

    The world market for industrial scrubber, absorber, adsorber, biofilter systems will exceed $6 billion in 2011 and reach $7 billion in 2015. This is the conclusion reached in the continually updated McIlvaine publication Scrubber/Adsorber World Markets. www.mcilvainecompany.com Scrubber/Absorber/Adsorber/Biofilter Market ($ ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • Low energy VOC abatement solutions optimise climate change benefits

    The UK’s foremost air pollution control specialist, AirProtekt of Cambridge is leading the way to overcome the negative aspects of climate change by offering tailored volatile organic compounds (VOC) abatement engineering solutions that feature low energy consumption performance. AirProtekt supplies compact, low-maintenance Regenerative Thermal Oxidation systems (RTO) that offer high thermal ...


    By AirProtekt Limited

  • United Utilities upgrades ‘trouble-free’ peristaltic pump `technology

    Four Watson-Marlow Bredel 520 series dosing pumps have been installed at United Utilities Haslingden Grane Water Treatment Works in Rossendale, Lancashire. The new pumps will replace earlier 500 series pumps which have delivered trouble-free service since commissioning in 1993. The new 520 series pumps have been supplied under United Utilities’ framework agreement with Falmouth-based leaders ...

  • New consumer research suggests large majority of U.S. consumers are interested in Start-Stop vehicles

    New consumer research conducted by Johnson Controls, the world's leading supplier of automotive batteries, finds that 97 percent of Americans are ready for new Start-Stop technology that improves the fuel economy of their vehicle. The research was conducted to gain understanding of how consumers view fuel-saving power train technologies based on attributes such as purchase price, fuel economy, ...


    By Johnson Controls, Inc.

  • United Utilities upgrades ‘trouble-free’ peristaltic pump technology as part of Framework Agreement

    Four Watson-Marlow Bredel 520 series dosing pumps have been installed at United Utilities Haslingden Grane Water Treatment Works in Rossendale, Lancashire. The new pumps will replace earlier 500 series pumps which have delivered trouble-free service since commissioning in 1993.The new 520 series pumps have been supplied under United Utilities’ framework agreement with Falmouth-based leaders in ...

  • ADA-ES Completes Successful Tests of its ADAir™ Mixer Technology for Optimized Emissions Compliance

    Advanced Emissions Solutions, Inc. (OTC PINK: ADES) (the “Company” or “ADES”) today announced that its subsidiary, ADA-ES, Inc. (“ADA”) has successfully completed a commercial installation of its ADAir™ Mixer Technology on a Utility Power Plant and concluded performance tests. These performance tests yielded positive  ...

  • CO2 capture and storage gains a growing foothold

    On a placid bend of the Ohio River in West Virginia sit two coal-fired power plants. The Philip Sporn Plant boasts four boilers from the 1950s, surrounded by mountains of coal and a series of man-made lakes to contain the toxic residue of its coal-burning. A faint haze emanates from its main smokestack, the only visible sign of the thousands of tons of acid-rain-forming sulfur dioxide, ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • NOx Scrubbing Technology Breakthrough

    Pacific Rim Design and Development is proud to introduce a technology breakthrough in the treatment and safe elimination of problematic nitric oxide (NO) and nitrogen dioxide (NO2 ).  There are six forms of nitrogen oxide (NOx); the drawings to the right show the two most problematic forms.  These two are of particular interest because they are identified as atmospheric ...


    By Know-NOx

  • ATi’s Dissolved Hydrogen Sulphide Monitor Achieves Accurate Hydrogen Sulphide Measurements in Water

    Analytical Technology Inc. (ATi) announces that its A15/81 dissolved hydrogen sulphide monitor is the first system to achieve precise and direct measurements of hydrogen sulphide levels in water. The analyser provides continuous, accurate and sensitive measurements of true dissolved sulphide levels whilst requiring very little maintenance due to non-contact gas phase measurement. The A15/81 ...


  • EPA to hold public hearing in Atlanta on national standard for mercury pollution from power plants

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will hold a public hearing on May 26, 2011 on the proposed mercury and air toxics standards. The new power plant mercury and air toxics standards would require many power plants to install widely available, proven pollution control technologies to cut harmful emissions of mercury, arsenic, chromium, nickel and acid gases, while preventing as many as ...

  • New Discharge Monitor Ready for the January 2015 ECA Compliance

    The TD-5100 helps protect the environment from unwanted high levels of contamination in exhaust gas scrubber wash water discharge. Marine Exhaust Gas Scrubbing systems for Heavy Fuel Oil burning ships are becoming main stream with various configurations including open loop, closed loop and hybrid systems. Oxides of Sulfur and Nitrogen along with particulates and unburned hydrocarbons are removed ...

  • Limiting ocean acidification under global change

    New computer simulations have examined the likely effects of mitigation scenarios on ocean acidification trends. They show that both the peak year of emissions and post-peak reduction rates influence how much ocean acidity increases by 2100. Emissions of carbon dioxide are considered to cause ocean acidification as well as global warming. Scientists have previously used computer simulations to ...


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