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  • DESMI Adds Accredited Oil Spill Response Training

    Leading oil recovery solution manufacturer DESMI has obtained Nautical Institute accreditation for its IMO Oil Pollution Preparedness and Response (OPRC) training courses, becoming a one-stop shop for its customers around the world. In many spheres of education, it’s enough for course instructors to have a theoretical understanding of the field. In oil spill response, however, DESMI ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • Paste Thickening Makes Inroads in Coal Industry

    Several new paste thickening projects are in progress in the United States and are drawing attention to new applications for this useful technology. Two of these projects are in the coal industry in Virginia and West Virginia and are the first of their kind in the world. With coal prices up, the coal industry is investing in improving their plants and operating efficiency. Beard ...


    By WesTech Engineering, Inc.

  • New York coke plant fined $12.5 million for polluting

    An industrial plant that knowingly released hundreds of tons of the carcinogen benzene into the air over a five-year span and improperly handled hazardous sludge on the ground was fined $12.5 million on Wednesday, and a manager was sentenced to a year in jail. Tonawanda Coke Corp. and its former environmental manager, Mark Kamholz, were convicted of federal environmental crimes last year in a ...


    By Associated Press

  • ThermoEnergy is Highlighted in Seeking Alpha Investment News Report

    ThermoEnergy Corporation (OTCBB: TMEN) www.thermoenergy.com has announced that the company has been highlighted in a recent investment news report in Seeking Alpha, by Dustin Moore. See: ...


  • South African energy crisis

    Following recent announcements by Government of a National Recovery Plan to tackle the energy emergency, Eskom today announced measures being taken to address the situation while at the same time called on all South Africans to get involved in establishing a national movement to harness the ingenuity and resolve of the nation. At a press conference in Johannesburg today, Jacob Maroga, chief ...


    By Eskom

  • PHOENIX Process Equipment Co. Appoints ENESTEE Engineering Pvt. Ltd. as Its Representative for the Mining, Pulp & Paper, and Industrial Markets in India

    ENESTEE Engineering Pvt. Ltd. with offices in Nagpur, Maharashtra, has been appointed the exclusive sales representative in India for effluent sludge thickening and dewatering systems for mining, pulp & paper, and general industrial applications by PHOENIX Process Equipment Co. of Louisville, Kentucky USA. ENESTEE is recognized throughout the coal mining industry and related markets for its ...

  • Neo Code Energy becomes an ElectraTherm dealer for waste heat generators

    ElectraTherm just awarded Neo Code Energy of Vancouver, Canada their first Canadian Dealership. The mission of Neo Code Energy is to create jobs and provide significant economic benefits to the local economy while producing clean, reliable, sustainable, and renewable energy. Neo Code will perform as a technical project management team with strong strategic and analytical thinking skills, and will ...


    By ElectraTherm

  • EPA enforcement cuts 300 million pounds of pollution in great lakes region

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today released its annual enforcement and compliance results. Nationwide, EPA enforcement actions eliminated more than 1.8 billion pounds of harmful pollution during the past year, including 300 million pounds of pollution in the Great Lakes region. EPA’s enforcement and compliance program protects human health and improves the quality of the ...

  • GE Advancing ‘Energy Neutrality’ for Municipal Wastewater Treatment with Introduction of ZeeLung* Membrane Aerated Biofilm Reactor Technology

    ZeeLung Membrane Aerated Biofilm Reactor is Four Times More Energy Efficient than Conventional Fine Bubble Aeration Systems New Technology Offers Simple, Ultra Low-Energy Nutrient Removal in a Small Footprint Municipal Treatment Plants Account for 35 Percent of Local Government Energy Budgets ZeeLung’s Introduction Highlights Resource Recovery Potential of Wastewater ...


    By GE Power & Water

  • Vectren Capital Corp. Prices $125 Million of Senior Unsecured Notes

    EVANSVILLE, IN -- (Marketwire) -- 08/10/10 -- Vectren Corporation (NYSE: VVC) today announced that its subsidiary, Vectren Capital Corp. ("Vectren Capital"), has priced $125 million of its senior notes to be issued in 2 tranches of 7 and 15 years and sold to various institutional investors through the private placement market. The senior notes will be guaranteed by Vectren Corporation. Vectren ...


  • Tonawanda coke facing federal criminal charges

    A Grand Jury Thursday night indicted Tonawanda Coke and its Environmental Control Manager Mark Kamholz on 20 criminal charges. It says the company knowingly violated the Federal Clean Air Act and other federal laws over a five year period, even at the risk of public health. The indictment alleges that Tonawanda Coke released coke oven gas directly into the air which is a violation of the ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • GE’s New LEAPprimary Technology reduces the energy consumption

    Characteristics of GE´s new LEAPrimary technology: High Removal of Total Suspended Solids (50-70 Percent) and Biochemical Oxygen Demand (25-40 Percent) Reduces Energy for Biological Treatment by 25 Percent and Enables Energy Recovery Replaces Conventional Clarifier/Fine Screen Technology and Fits in as ...


    By General Electric

  • GE to present three papers detailing Wastewater Management at Singapore International Water Week

    Singapore International Water Week will take place June 1-5, 2014, in Singapore, and GE (NYSE: GE) will have experts from its water and process technologies business on-site to present technical papers and posters. Three papers will be presented as part of the “Treatment Processes and Energy Recovery—Effective and Efficient Wastewater Management” ...


    By General Electric

  • Here’s what they’re saying about mercury and air toxics standards

    Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the first national standards to protect American families from power plant emissions of mercury and air toxics like arsenic, acid gas, nickel, selenium, and cyanide. These new Mercury and Air Toxics Standards will slash emissions of these dangerous pollutants by relying on widely available, proven pollution controls that are already ...

  • Carbon capture and storage - reality or illusion

    Carbon capture and storage has become a hot topic in the business press recently, touted by some as the emission reducing key to continued use of fossil fuels, and panned by others as a great green scam perpetrated by the oil and gas industry. The truth is carbon capture and storage is anything but an illusion; but making it a commercial scale reality - at least in Canada - will require a great ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • EPA Finalizes Rules for the Cross-State Air Pollution Rule (CSAPR)

    Eco Power Solutions, a leading provider of advanced emission control technology, said its ...


  • Cenex Harvest States Inc. cited for repeat, serious safety and health violations Inspections in Montana result in 19 more OSHA citations; $211,000 in proposed penalties

    The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Cenex Harvest States Inc. for 19 violations of workplace safety and health standards, including 14 serious, three repeat and two other-than-serious violations, at grain-handling facilities in Montana. The company faces $211,000 in proposed fines as a result of four inspections at Montana facilities in Cut Bank, ...

  • GPT Waste works with Cordant Security to sustainably convert 20,000 obsolete uniforms into Refuse Derived Fuel

    Cordant Security is a specialist provider of security solutions, working with a national client base of high profile blue chip organisations with complex risk profiles, delivering a comprehensive and customer focused service, tailored to their needs.  As the 8th largest security company within the UK, Cordant Security employs more than 4,000 personnel and works across a wide spectrum of ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Tracking largest industrial spill

    At about 1 a.m. last Dec. 22, James Schean awoke with a start. He heard what sounded like a furious thunderclap and a staccato of snapping trees. Then his house shuddered and heaved. Swept up by some mighty force, it tore clear of its foundation and rumbled off like a derailed freight car. "I could hear everything breaking," he says, "the rafters cracking, Sheetrock falling off, the furniture ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • Recycling Polystyrene

    Enough waste Polystyrene to fill 15,000 Olympic sized swimming pools is currently land filled in the UK every year. Purex International has developed a new system to thermally densify this waste into a form that can be recycled into new products and fuels. Polystyrene is a very effective packaging material but disposing of or recycling it can be problematic and expensive. Purex International ...


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