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  • UL Launches Wellness Certification to Demonstrate Products’ Compliance with WELL Building Standard

    With the global rise of obesity, disease, inactivity, asthma and depression, the critical importance of wellness is coming into focus. At a time when people spend upwards of 90 percent of their time indoors, architects, designers, construction and business communities alike are taking a second look at the indoor environments where we live, work and play to evaluate how these environments impact ...


    By UL LLC

  • Chemical emissions and the challenges ahead

    Thursday 3 May 2012 11:20 AM Dr Caroline Widdowson of Markes International examines the issue of chemicals in food packaging A comment piece published in Packaging News The occasional, but very widespread and damaging, bursts of media attention focusing on the range of chemicals found in food packaging, plastic bottles, wrappings and containers has meant that ‘materials emissions’ has ...


    By Markes International Ltd

  • Global Soy Chemicals Industry

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Global Soy Chemicals Industry ...


    By ReportLinker

  • Jean-Michel Cousteau embraces BLUEBOX technology helping industry to reduce water, energy, toxic chemicals and CO2 emissions

    BLUEBOX, an early phase Clean Tech company that aims to dramatically change industrial maintenance by enabling companies to save money by substantially reducing their use of water, energy, toxic chemicals, and CO2 emissions, today announced that Jean-Michel Cousteau, world-renowned environmentalist, ocean adventurer, and film producer, has joined the BLUEBOX team as its lead advisor and ...


  • Emission capture study funded for paper industry

    Battelle and Boise Inc. (NYSE: BZ) will conduct the first-ever feasibility study of new carbon capture and storage technology in the $140 billion pulp, paper and paperboard industry, under a $500,000 project announced by the Department of Energy (DOE). This project will focus on capture technology developed by Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) and will take place at Boise's pulp and paper mill near ...

  • Updated industrial emissions register reveals mixed results

    The EU’s internet-based public register of industrial emissions to air and water, the European Pollutant Emission Register (EPER), was today updated with the latest emissions data from some 12,000 industrial installations across Europe. These figures – for 2004 – can now be compared with those for 2001 for a number of ...

  • Chemistry Industry releases reducing emissions report

    The Chemistry Industry Association ofCanada (CIAC) has released the 20th anniversary edition of its Reducing Emissions report, summarizing the overall environmental performance of its member-companies' manufacturing operations. "Before 1992, no Canadian industry was publicly reporting its emissions, let alone setting - and meeting - its own ambitious reduction targets," said Richard Paton, CIAC's ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • EPA Provides Incentives to Reduce Chemical Emissions and Increase Recycling Nationwide

    (Washington, D.C.) Yesterday the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency finalized a Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) rule that encourages reductions in chemical emissions and increases in recycling at facilities nationwide. EPA also announced today its decision to continue requiring TRI data reporting on an annual basis. 'EPA is delivering a cleaner, healthier nation by encouraging businesses to ...

  • Industry progressing in voluntary effort to reduce toxic chemicals

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released the interim results of a voluntary effort by eight chemical manufacturers to reduce emissions and use of long-chain perfluorinated chemicals (LCPFCs), including perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA). Used in hundreds of manufacturing and industrial applications, LCPFCs are toxic, persistent in our environment worldwide and can accumulate in ...

  • EMHI Builds Infrastructure Seeking to Enter Energy Industry Emissions and Remediation Markets

    East Morgan Holdings, Inc (PINKSHEETS: EMHI) reports that efforts continue to seek out energy industry and other manufacturing companies in need of the patented IFS-2c and other IFS Technologies, which are under an impending contract to be acquired from Solucorp Industries Ltd. The number of companies which could utilize the IFS-2c and other IFS technologies and the annual size of the markets ...


  • 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

  • Government delivers on emissions plan

    The federal government has released detail of an aggressive regulatory framework designed to reduce Canada’s greenhouse gas emissions by 20% of 2006 levels by 2020. Building on the Turning the Corner framework announced in April 2007, the new federal plan outlines details of a national carbon offset trading program as well as progressively tougher new regulations to tackle emissions from ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Getting the carbon out of emissions

    Original story at MIT News Many researchers around the world are seeking ways to “scrub” carbon dioxide (CO2) from the emissions of fossil-fuel power plants as a way of curbing the gas that is considered most responsible for global climate change. But most ...

  • Agilent Technologies introduces new GC Columns for energy and chemical industries

    Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today launched new  Agilent J&W gas chromatography columns designed for energy and chemical exploration, processing and distribution applications. The columns include extensions to the PLOT PT product line with aluminum oxide and molecular sieve stationary phases, as well as DB-sulfur SCD (sulfur chemiluminesence ...


    By Agilent Technologies, Inc.

  • Global 500 emissions on the rise

    A new report released by Thomson Reuters on greenhouse gas (GHG) examining emissions data from the world’s 500 largest businesses (the Global 500) shows emissions from this group are trending upwards despite reduction targets announced by many members. Written in collaboration with ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Green Chemicals Will Save Industry $65.5 Billion by 2020, According to Pike Research

    In the last decade there has been a great deal of activity in the development of renewable feedstocks for a variety of chemical processes.Compared to conventional petroleum-derived feedstocks, these new materials offer greenhouse gas emissions and reduced toxicity.More importantly to the companies that use chemicals in their industrial processes, they offer ...


  • Chemicals industry `can play major role` in carbon reduction

    The American Chemistry Council (ACC) has published new statistics revealing the significant impact carbon reduction schemes within the chemicals industry could have on wider carbon reduction targets. According to data collated by management consulting firm McKinsey & Company, the general public are currently saving two units of greenhouse gases through the use of energy-efficient chemical ...


    By Energy Saving Trust

  • New biofuel technique could have huge impact on chemical industry

    A new method of converting biomass feedstock into sustainable fuel developed by researchers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and University of Minnesota has the potential to have a profound effect on the chemical industry. The 'gasification' process developed by this team of researchers not only greatly reduces greenhouse gas emissions, but doubles the amount of fuel that can be made ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Two Shell Chemical companies agree to reduce harmful emissions under comprehensive clean air act settlements

    Shell Chemical L.P. and Shell Chemical Yabucoa have agreed to install pollution reduction equipment on two petroleum refining facilities at an estimated cost of $6 million as part of two comprehensive Clean Air Act settlements, the Environmental Protection Agency and the Justice Department announced today. The two companies will also pay a combined $3.3 million civil penalty to the United States ...

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