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  • Air Quality Measurement

    SST Sensing will be presenting our newly launched AQ Alert+ products at the Building Controls Show www.buildingcontrolsshow.co.uk The AQ Alert+ is a product designed to measure the air quality within a building environment. It measures the quantity of CO2 in the atmosphere and has options to measure temperature, humidity and other gasses on request. ...


    By SST Sensing Ltd

  • Drilling Containment Pads Provide EPA Compliance and OSHA Safety Measures States AIRE Industrial

    Well pad liners are not just a nice afterthought in today’s tough compliance landscape, they are a necessity. The EPA does not hesitate to fine an operation that is out of compliance with the CFR, OSHA or SPCC regulatory mandates. The importance of drill pad lining is here to stay. AIRE Industrial, a world renown spill containment manufacturer has been making well pads for major entities in ...


    By AIRE Industrial

  • Fracking: leaking wells cause gas-contaminated groundwater

    Contamination of drinking water in areas close to several fracking sites in the Marcellus and Barnett Shales, USA, is caused by structural problems leading to wells leaking natural gas into aquifers, a new study suggests. The researchers measured trace amounts of chemicals, called noble gases, which formed signatures of the sources of gas contamination in over 130 samples. These findings suggest ...

  • Providence Awarded Patent for Automatic Image Processing for Leak Detection

    Providence today announces the receipt of a United States Patent No. 8,009,932 B2 for Automatic Alignment of Video Frames for Image Processing. Liming Zhou, PhD, and Yousheng Zeng, PhD, PE, at Providence are the inventors of this system.  Dr. Zeng explains, "This technology was developed to enable a new way of ...


    By Providence

  • Fracking Study Finds New Gas Wells Leak More

    In Pennsylvania's gas drilling boom, newer and unconventional wells leak far more often than older and traditional ones, according to a study of state inspection reports for 41,000 wells. The results suggest that leaks of methane could be a problem for drilling across the nation, said study lead author Cornell University engineering professor Anthony Ingraffea, who heads an environmental activist ...


    By Associated Press

  • Gas Leak Detection Equipment: Why Do We Need It?

    The strongest motivation behind refrigerant gas leak detection is the European Union F-Gas regulation brought into effect as part of the EU’s environmental obligation under the Kyoto protocol to lower refrigerant gas emissions. The much anticipated changes of F-Gas regulation aim to strengthen the existing regulation in terms of reducing leakage of hydrofluorocarbons (HFC’s), to ...


    By a1-cbiss

  • Picarro Launches Revolutionary Solution for Natural Gas Leak Detection and Management

    Picarro, the world's leading provider of instruments for carbon and water cycle measurements, today introduced a first-of-its-kind solution for natural gas pipeline leak detection and ...


    By Picarro, Inc

  • Precision in Air Sampling Calibration

    Personal air sampling pumps are bodily-worn pumps used to sample airborne contaminants that can be damaging to health, controlling the flow of air to ensure a known volume of air is sampled. Monitoring for dust is usually achieved using such devices by sampling air onto a pre-weighed filter, which is then weighed after sampling and the dust concentration calculated. Monitoring for gases and ...


    By Casella

  • Second Carbon Monoxide Leak at Baltimore School has Parents Concerned

    Last month it was reported that six students at Dickey Hill Elementary & Middle School complained of illness believed to be related to a carbon monoxide (CO) leak at the school.  Baltimore fire officials stated that 40 others were also probably exposed to the deadly gas.  The leak was detected in the cafeteria and the school was the location of another carbon monoxide leak the prior ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Aeration may remove antidepressant drugs from water leaked from landfill

    Aeration is an effective means of eliminating antidepressants from landfill leachate, a new study finds. The concentrations of five different drugs were reduced by this treatment process, which could be an effective means of tackling the growing problem of pharmaceutical infiltration into aquatic environments. Pharmaceuticals, while an important component of modern medicine, can have negative ...

  • AMETEK Land to Present on Infrared Temperature Measurement at Glass Performance Days

    AMETEK Land announces that its Technical Director, Dr. Peter Drögmöller, * and Glass Sector Lead, Mark Bennett, ** will speak at the internationally renowned Glass Performance Days (GPD), June 28-30, 2017 in Tampere, Finland.     Dr. Drögmöller will ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • U.S. EPA Requires AllenCo to Comply with Federal Laws, Improve Safety Measures

    Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized an agreement with AllenCo Energy Inc. requiring the company to make significant improvements to operations at its oil production facility located in a residential neighborhood of South Los Angeles. Today’s action is a result of a November 6, 2013 inspection that uncovered violations at the facility. AllenCo estimates that it ...

  • Unique compact and ultra-portable GHG analyzer enables in-situ measurements anywhere

    Los Gatos Research (LGR), the leader in precision trace gas analyzers, has introduced the world’s first ultra-portable greenhouse gas (GHG) analyzer, which reports methane, carbon dioxide and water vapor with parts per billion precision and accuracy in a rugged, crush-proof and compact package. This new Ultra-portable Greenhouse Gas Analyzer (UGGA) simultaneously measures CO2, CH4 and H2O ...

  • Pfizer pays first fine under new pharmaceutical air rules

    The pharmaceutical company Pfizer Inc. has agreed to pay a $975,000 civil penalty to resolve alleged violations of the Clean Air Act at its former manufacturing plant in Groton, Connecticut. The company stopped making pharmaceuticals at the plant in January. The settlement is the first of its type in federal court under Clean Air Act regulations controlling the emissions of hazardous air ...

  • Allergens and Air Quality Concerns from Indoor Plants

    The indoor environmental quality (IEQ) professionals at Clark Seif Clark (CSC) provide comprehensive consulting and testing services to determine of indoor plants are causing a degraded environment for building occupants.   The use of plants in indoor environments can create what appears to be a more pleasant environment for building occupants.  Research has shown there are several ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • EADS Astrium Selects Picarro for London Greenhouse Gas Emissions Measurement Pilot

     Picarro, Inc. today announced that it has been selected by EADS Astrium and a consortium of scientific organizations as the sole provider of in situ instruments for measuring greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in London, England during the 2012 Olympic Games. The goal of ...


    By Picarro, Inc

  • New AQ VOC Handheld Indoor Air Quality Monitor

    Our AQ VOC utilizes a Krypton Lamp Photo Ionization Detection (PID) Sensor. This means that it can measure any VOC compounds with an Ionization Potential of less than 10.6 eV. Please contact us for a complete list of compounds that our AQ VOC can detect.   The ...

  • Air, Water, Hazwaste Violations Cost Equistar $125 Million

    HOUSTON, Texas, July 25, 2007 (ENS) - Equistar Chemicals of Houston, Texas has agreed to settle federal environmental violations by spending more than $125 million on pollution controls and cleanup. The company must address a host of air, water and hazardous waste violations at seven of its petrochemical plants in Texas, Illinois, Iowa and Louisiana. The Justice Department and the Environmental ...

  • EPA Proposes New Commonsense Measures to Cut Methane Emissions from the Oil and Gas Sector

    Continuing the Obama Administration’s commitment to take action on climate change and protect public health, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is announcing commonsense proposed standards today that would reduce emissions of greenhouse gases (GHG) and volatile organic compounds (VOC) from the oil and natural gas industry. The proposal is a part of the Administration’s ...

  • Texas Chemical Plant Agrees to Cut Harmful Air Pollution in Overburdened Community

    The Department of Justice and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced today that Flint Hills Resources of Port Arthur has agreed to implement innovative technologies to control harmful air pollution from industrial flares and leaking equipment at the company’s chemical plant in Port Arthur, Texas. This settlement is part of EPA’s national effort to advance ...

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