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  • Danes strengthen chemicals control

    The Danish control of chemicals will be strengthened after a cross-party agreement in the national parliament. The implementation of REACH receives part of the funding. There will be increased focus on nano-techynology, endocrine disruptors and the effects from exposure to multiple chemical substances in Denmark. The country's environment minister Troels Lund Poulsen has signed an ...


  • Global Chemical Control Handbook Published by ABA SEER

    The attorneys, scientists, and regulatory professionals of Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®) and The Acta Group (Acta®) are proud to have authored Global Chemical Control Handbook: A Guide to Chemical Management Programs, recently released by the  ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Chemical safety and control is in our hands, says EU Health Minister

    Minister of Health Zofija Mazej Kukovič this week opened the exhibition 'Chemical Lovers' in the Justus Lipsius Building in Brussels. The exhibition is intended to raise public awareness of the presence of different chemicals in our life, and to point out the fact that only we ourselves may make the best use of chemicals and reduce their possible adverse effects on the environment by our ...

  • Dust Control - Toxic Chemical Products Replaced by Certified Environmentally Friendly Alternative

    Roads are thelargest source of dust contamination in existence today. This is a very serious situation that the world must address immediately and it must be sustainably rectified for the benefit of all living things that inhabit this fragile planet. The amount of suspended particulate matter that is derived solely from roads is increasing at an exponential rate due to the production of new roads ...


    By Cypher Environmental Ltd.

  • Surface waters: 12 new controlled chemicals, three pharmaceuticals on watch list

    Twelve new substances will be added to the EU priority list of those known to pose a pollution risk to surface waters under rules endorsed by MEPs on Tuesday. For the first time, three pharmaceuticals will also be included in a "watch list" of emerging pollutants that could one day be placed on the priority list. “Water policy is a long-term policy. Our citizens should have access to clean ...


    By European Commission

  • Reducing chemical pest control to prevent unintended poisoning of birds

    Use of the rodenticide bromadiolone to control water voles in France may also result in population declines of the near-threatened red kite, a new study suggests. The researchers propose a range of alternative forms of controlling vole populations, limiting the need for environmentally-damaging poisons. Across France, anticoagulant rodenticides (AVKs) are used to control population explosions of ...

  • Chemical-free Algae Control Category Winner of the Aquatech Innovation Award 2015

    Last week LG Sonic received the Aquatech Innovation Award 2015 in the category water supply/water treatment for the development and commercialization of the MPC-Buoy. This environmentally friendly system controls toxic algal blooms by using ultrasound technology. The winners were announced during the festive opening ceremony of the Amsterdam International Water Week and Aquatech Amsterdam on ...


    By LG Sonic

  • American Water and LG Sonic Receive Award for Chemical-Free Algae Control

    American Water, America’s largest publicly traded water and wastewater utility company, and LG Sonic, a Dutch manufacturer of algae control systems, received a Business Achievement Award from the Environmental Business Journal (EBJ) yesterday for the installation of four solar-powered algae control buoys (MPC-Buoys) in a drinking water reservoir at the Canoe Brook Water Treatment Plant in ...


    By LG Sonic

  • Scale, corrosion and Legionella control without chemicals from Elgressy

    27 May 2006: LONDON, UK: Elgressy UK is pleased to be able to offer its unique technology and methodology for water management in open and closed water systems. Taking a simplified and balanced view of water management has allowed Elgressy to create a highly effective system for the control of micro organisms (including Legionella, E-coli, etc.), scale and corrosion without using chemical ...


    By Clarity Authoring

  • Large Chemical Corporation Selects GTI Covers for Algae Control

    Geomembrane Technologies Inc. (GTI) is proud to have been chosen for a cover project that will help a large chemical corporation control algae at its facility based in Texas, USA. GTI will custom-design and fabricate four structurally supported cover systems for the plant’s ...

  • Investigate chemical processes safely

    Understanding a chemical process in detail significantly reduces the risk of failures at large scale. Process development is concerned with identifying the risks related to scale-up and manufacturing. Knowing and understanding the potential risks of a chemical process are critical to safely and sustainably manufacturing products. ...


    By Mettler - Toledo Int. Inc

  • Chemical-free COD Analyzer

    The on-line COD analyzer QuickCODultra by LAR Process Analysers AG determines the chemical oxygen demand (COD) in water. Using a robotic, horizontally and vertically moving injection needle, the sample is transported to the furnace. Due to the robust needle samples with a high ...


    By LAR Process Analysers AG

  • Canada’s chemicals plan

    OTTAWA (GLOBE-Net) – The federal government has announced a plan to manage toxic chemicals in Canada. Over $300 million has been committed over four years to implement new legislation and to reduce health and environmental risks from hazardous substances. Particularly risky substances, many of which are found in everyday household products, may be removed from the marketplace. The environmental ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • UN chemical experts recommend phase out of two industrial chemicals, with uses ranging from wood preservation to pest control, due to human health risks

    Strengthening scientific synergies among global chemical agreements, Stockholm Convention’s POPs Review Committee held its ninth meeting at the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Headquarters in Rome, 14-18 October 2013, and its first joint meeting with the Rotterdam Convention’s Chemical Review Committee on 20 October 2013  The Persistent Organic Pollutants Review ...

  • Proposed rules on chemicals of concern, chemical identity pulled from OMB Review

    The Environmental Protection Agency has withdrawn a proposed rule that would have established a chemicals of concern list and another proposed rule that would have required manufacturers to disclose the identity of chemicals they would like to make or sell in the United States. EPA withdrew the proposed rules from the Office of Management and Budget, where they were under review, because the ...


    By Bloomberg BNA

  • How should harmful chemicals be taxed?

    It has been proposed that new taxes on environmentally damaging chemicals will help limit their use. New research shows that taxation is more likely to be successful in reducing usage, as well as more politically acceptable, if it is based on a clear link between the amount of tax and the individual chemical's impact on the environment. Taxes on chemical compounds constitute a small share of all ...

  • EPA Increases Access to Chemical Information

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has posted additional data and added new functions to ChemView, EPA’s publicly-accessible, one-stop online tool to find information for chemicals regulated under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). “In the absence of TSCA reform, EPA is moving ahead to improve access to chemical health and safety information, and increase the ...

  • Toxic chemical reform is good for business

    The American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC) called upon U.S. businesses this week to recognize the inevitable transformation of successful business practices that require discarding reliance on conventional understanding of toxic chemical regulations. ASBC members include Association for Enterprise Opportunity, B Lab, Business Alliance for Local Living Economies, Business for Shared ...

  • BioBullets on target at chemical engineering awards

    Cambridge University spin-out, BioBullets, clinched the top prize at last night’s Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) awards dinner in London. The annual event, which attracted over 400 industry experts, recognised just some of the innovative projects being undertaken by chemical and process engineers, all over the world. BioBullets – winner of the Entec Medal – has found a novel ...

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