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  • Ministerial support for Indian emissions monitoring conference

    Reflecting the importance of climate change and air pollution to the Indian Government, the CEM India 2017 Conference (26-28 Sept. New Delhi) will be opened by the Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change. The Minister will also deliver a presentation emphasising the role of monitoring in environmental protection. The Secretary to the Minister will deliver a keynote presentation on the ...

  • Chlorine in Coal and Coke

    A proposed new ASTM International standard will allow for a rapid and highly repeatable determination of chlorine in coal and coke through X-ray fluorescence spectroscopy. WK34943, Test Method for Chlorine in Coal and Coke by XRF, is being developed by Subcommittee D05.29 on Major Elements in Ash and Trace Elements of Coal, which is part of ...


    By ASTM International

  • LATEST TECHNOLOGY: Small CHLORINATED OXIDIZERS with Remote Monitoring

    LATEST TECHNOLOGY:  Small CHLORINATED OXIDIZERS with Remote Monitoring By optimizing aerospace combustion direct flame mixing of Chlorinated VOC’s (CVOC’s), SOIL-THERM has achieved the near impossible in building an ‘ultra small’ 200 cfm Chlorinated oxidizer remediation system having only 98 square feet footprint! ...


    By Soil-Therm Equipment, Inc.

  • LATEST TECHNOLOGY: Low Cost CHLORINATED OXIDIZER Systems

    By optimizing aerospace combustion direct flame oxidation of Chlorinated VOC’s (CVOC’s), SOIL-THERM has achieved the near impossible in a full 1000 scfm Chlorinated oxidizer remediation system. In a Soil-Therm Model 2010-CLR installed in Southern California, SOIL-THERM has specially designed their latest high performance Jet-THERM ...


    By Soil-Therm Equipment, Inc.

  • Emissions Monitoring in India Call for Papers

    The organisers of CEM India are seeking both oral and poster presentations for the CEM India Conference and exhibition which will take place from the 26th-28th September in Delhi India. India is one of the world's fastest growing economies and is currently the third largest polluting country in the world emitting 2407 million metric tonnes of CO2 .To tackle this pollution ...

  • Unique Rotabed `Fluidized Bed` Gas Cleaning Technology used to control pulp bleach plant emissions

    Bionomic Industries, Inc., a leading manufacturer of cutting edge scrubber systems technology, has been selected by a major Southern pulp and paper company to supply their patented, advanced design RotaBed "Fluidized Bed" Gas Cleaning Technology to control pulp bleach plant emissions at two of their mills. Designed to remove fugitive chlorine and chlorine dioxide created during pulp bleaching, ...


    By Bionomic Industries Inc.

  • Thermo Fisher Scientific Offers Simpler Solution to System Integrity Testing for Mercury Emissions Monitoring

    FRANKLIN, Mass. (May 9, 2007) – Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, announces the Model 81i MCG mercuric chloride generator, a simpler solution to the demand for weekly system integrity testing for mercury emissions monitoring at coal-fired power plants. An optional feature for new systems and a simple retrofit for installed units, the Model 81i MCG is a fully ...

  • MIOX® tapped by town of Westerly, RI, to install mixed-oxidant disinfection systems

    MIOX Corporation, a leader in on-site generation of hypochlorite and mixed oxidants for water disinfection, has partnered with the Town of Westerly, RI, installing two MIOX-501 and four MIOX SAL-80 mixed-oxidant systems to prevent microbial contamination. The Town of Westerly chose MIOX following a study conducted by C&E Engineering Partners, Inc., which found mixed oxidants helped maintain ...


    By MIOX Corporation

  • Oceana air monitoring near Ashta Chemicals Chlor-Alkali Plant

    Ashta Chemicals, LLC, in Ashtabula, OH,  one of four remaining mercury-based chlor-alkali plants in the United States, is the source of mercury measured in air surrounding the plant, yet the company claims to be releasing no mercury.  Tests conducted in June 2009 by Oceana scientists directly contradict Ashta Chemicals' reported 'zero mercury emissions,' which appear to be the result of creative ...


    By Oceana

  • Formia`s catalytic VOC incinerators are conquering the world

    Formia Emissions Control growing strongly. The company’s catalytic VOC emission incinerators are conquering the world!  During the past six months, Formia Emissions Control Oy, established in 2009, has made several delivery contracts covering VOC oxidizers based on the catalytic incineration of VOC emissions (organic solvent emissions). The first orders were delivered to Italy during ...


  • Proposed EPA air toxics standards for PVC production

    On April 15, 2011, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed a rule to update emissions limits for air toxics from polyvinyl chloride production (PVC production). The proposal requires facilities that produce PVC to reduce emissions of harmful toxic airemissions, improving air quality, and protecting public health in communities where these facilities are located. Exposure to toxic air ...


    By Golden Specialty, Inc.

  • EPA Reports on Dioxin Quantities Emitted During Deepwater Horizon BP Oil Spill

    This week, the  EPA released two peer reviewed reports concerning dioxins emitted during the controlled burns of oil during the Deepwater Horizon BP spill. The reports found that while small amounts of dioxins were created by the burns, the levels that workers and residents would have been exposed to were below EPA’s levels of concern. Controlled burning of oil on the surface of the ...

  • Often-overlooked yet potent pollutant nitrous oxide poses Ozone and climate risks, UN warns

    Emissions of nitrous oxide (N2O), an often-overlooked yet potent gas, could nearly double by 2050 and thus potentially undermine gains in the ozone layer recovery and exacerbate climate change. Drawing Down N2O to Protect Climate and the Ozone Layer, a new report by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP), warns that nitrous oxide is now the most important ozone-depleting emission and the third most ...

  • 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

  • Spooner Anguil Debut at Sustainability Live!!

    Spooner Industries Ltd of Ilkley, West Yorkshire, will be making its debut at the NEC Birmingham as part of the Environmental Technology sector of Sustainability Live, to launch its new Environmental Systems range. The new range, being manufactured under the Spooner Anguil name, is the result of partnership formed between Spooner Industries and US based Anguil Environmental Systems for whom ...


    By Spooner Industries

  • Chinese Pollution Will Insure Maximum Air Polllution Expenditures in the U.S.

    Recent publicity relative to the contribution of Chinese power plants to smog and soot deposition in California is making the voters aware that pollution control needs to be addressed on a global basis. This will mean that the U.S. must set an example. But given the present regulations the U.S. could find itself in the embarrassing situation of emitting six times as much SO2 as China. The ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • MIOX introduces their award winning greener and safer water disinfection technology

    The traditional method for water disinfection comes from the use of chemical and chlorine treatments. Disinfectant chemicals and chlorine are hazardous chemicals; which present many potential dangers with the handling and transporting of these products. An advanced Eco-friendly technology based on the century old idea of using salt electrolysis introduces a "Greener", safer and more successful ...


    By MIOX Corporation

  • Scrubbers In Other Countries Remove More Mercury Than U.S. Emits

    Power plants in the U.S. emit 48 tons per year of mercury. Power plants outside the U.S. remove more than 50 tons per year of mercury, and this quantity will increase to over 80 tons by 2010.  This new finding by the McIlvaine Company is based on its ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • Tracking down the menace in Mexico City smog

    A new report by scientists who are part of the international MILAGRO Campaign indicates that some of the most harmful air pollution in Mexico City may not come from motor vehicles but instead originates with industrial sources – and that the culprit may be garbage incineration. The MILAGRO Campaign (Megacity Initiative: Local and Global Research Observations) monitored air quality in the Mexico ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Federal Court Approves Settlement of Environmental Claims Against Weylchem US, Inc. Facilities in Elgin and Lugoff, South Carolina

    U.S. Attorney Bill Nettles, the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today that United States District Court Judge Cameron Currie approved a consent decree with Weylchem US, Inc. to resolve alleged violations of federal and state air, water, and solid waste pollution laws at Weylchem’s specialty chemical manufacturing facility in Elgin and its ...

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