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  • $10m project to store CO2 underground in China

    The project will focus on advancing enhanced coal bed methane (ECBM) recovery and providing a pathway to adoption for near zero emissions technology from coal-fired power. ECBM involves the injection of CO2 into coal seams to displace methane that can be used to generate energy, while providing the additional benefit of reducing greenhouse gas emissions by storing the CO2 ...

  • ADI 2045TI Online Analyzer Improves Scrubbing Process in Carbon Capture Plants

    The most commonly used process for post-combustion CO2 capture is amine-based scrubbing. Metrohm Applikon offers a fully automated solution for the online monitoring of this process in order to optimize the amine activity, measure the efficiency of the CO2 capture, and thus help reducing overall costs. More information is available from ...


    By Metrohm AG

  • Shimadzu’s new online TOC-4200 analyzer expands functionality to provide high-sensitivity measurement for a wider range of water samples

    Shimadzu Scientific Instruments has released the TOC-4200, a next generation on-line TOC analyzer, with new functionality for expanded applications, upgraded communication methods, enhanced data handling, and low maintenance and running costs. The TOC-4200 utilizes Shimadzu's proven, industry-standard 680 °C combustion catalytic oxidation method to support analyses from 5 mgC/L to 20,000 ...

  • Shimadzu’s new TOC-L series provides high-precision analysis of organic compounds in water samples

    Shimadzu Scientific Instruments introduces the TOC-L Series of analyzers for total organic carbon testing in aqueous samples. With a wide sample range from 4 μg/L to 30,000 mg/L, the TOC-L is suitable for analyzing ultra-pure to highly contaminated samples of wastewater, brine water, seawater, drinking water and pharmaceutical water. Consisting of four models, including PC-controlled and ...

  • Department of energy formally commits $1 billion in recovery act funding to FutureGen 2.0

    U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu today announced that the Department of Energy has signed final cooperative agreements with the FutureGen Industrial Alliance and Ameren Energy Resources that formally commit $1 billion in Recovery Act funding to build FutureGen 2.0. The FutureGen 2.0 project will help to position the United States as a leader in innovative technologies for reducing carbon ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Nanoparticles present in residues of waste incineration plant

    The use of nanomaterials in consumer goods is growing, as is their presence in waste. A new study is the first to follow the fate of engineered nanoparticles through the entire waste incineration chain. The results indicate current filter technology is effective in removing nanoparticles from flue gas, but that nanoparticles also bind to residues, such as fly ash and slag, which eventually end up ...

  • Shimadzu’s new TOC-L series provides high-precision analysis of organic compounds in water samples

    Shimadzu Scientific Instruments introduces the TOC-L Series of analyzers for total organic carbon testing in aqueous samples. With a wide sample range from 4 μg/L to 30,000 mg/L, the TOC-L is suitable for analyzing ultra-pure to highly contaminated samples of wastewater, brine water, seawater, drinking water and pharmaceutical water. Consisting of four models, including PC-controlled and ...

  • EPA settles case alleging PCB violations at office building in Philadelphia

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced that SSH Management, LLC and 1500 Walnut Enterprises, LLC have signed a consent agreement with EPA resolving alleged violations of federal regulations for polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in an office building located at 1500 Walnut St., Philadelphia, Pa. SSH Management, the manager of the office building, and 1500 Walnut Enterprises, the ...

  • MINIFLASH TOUCH - New Portable Flash Point Tester Launched

    Grabner Instruments launches MINIFLASH TOUCH, its new analyzer for easy and safe flash point testing of petroleum products and solvents. MINIFLASH TOUCH is the latest addition to the Grabner Instruments line of portable flashpoint testers, that combines all of the field-proven advantages of the MINIFLASH tester line with a new convenient touch-screen design. The touch-screen runs on a ...

  • Axion Polymers introduces new high-CV alternative fuels

    Axion Polymers has added two new Axfuel® High CV Polychip alternative fuels to its existing range of environmental Solid Recovered Fuel (SRF) products that provide a consistent and sustainable energy solution with low carbon impact. Suitable for use in the cement industry and energy-from-waste sectors, Axfuel® High CV Polychip Grades A and B are fully-processed, ...


    By Axion Group

  • Fuel Tech awarded air pollution control orders totaling $6.4 million

    Fuel Tech, Inc. (NASDAQ: FTEK), a world leader in advanced engineering solutions for the optimization of combustion systems and emissions control in utility and industrial applications, today announced the receipt of four air pollution control (APC) contracts in China, along with two APC orders in the US. Fuel Tech was engaged to perform engineering studies for Selective Non-Catalytic Reduction ...


    By Fuel Tech, Inc.

  • Carbon sequestration: boon or burden

    Plans to sequester carbon are gaining support as a way to avoid global warming. The European Union plans to invest billions of Euros within the next ten years to develop carbon capture and storage whereby CO2 will be extracted at power plants and other combustion sites and stored underground. But how effective is this procedure and what are the long-term consequences of leakage for the oceans ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Making carbon capture more affordable

    New research from CO2CRC suggests that the cost of capturing carbon dioxide from Australian power stations could be reduced by 25 percent. Carbon capture and storage (CCS) has the potential to make deep cuts in global carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions, a major contributor to climate change, by capturing and storing carbon dioxide emissions from major sources such as power stations. One of the ...

  • Stacked-up waste is `arson waiting to happen`

    More than one in ten businesses are storing up waste outside their properties in a way that puts them at risk of a major fire. Norwich Union Risk Services (NURS) said waste and recycling stacked-up against or near to properties was a fire hazard its nation-wide team of risk advisers came across all too frequently - in as many as 10% of cases inspected. NURS' property risk specialist Martin ...

  • Fuel Tech Awarded Air Pollution Control Orders Totaling $6.9M

    Fuel Tech, Inc. (NASDAQ: FTEK), a world leader in advanced engineering solutions for combustion and emissions control systems for utility and industrial applications, today announced receipt of multiple air pollution control orders totaling $6.9 million. The largest of these orders, placed by a major utility and an existing customer, was an award of a ...


    By Fuel Tech, Inc.

  • Albion Mill Safety Violations Cited

    The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has issued citations to Pennsylvania-based feed mill operators, Albion Mill. The citations issued for the most recent February 10th inspection, some of which being repeat offenses, were as a follow-up ...


    By OSHA Pros USA

  • Fuel Tech Awarded Air Pollution Control Orders Totaling $5.1M

    Fuel Tech, Inc. (NASDAQ: FTEK), a world leader in advanced engineering solutions for combustion and emissions control systems for utility and industrial applications, today announced receipt of multiple air pollution control orders totaling $5.1 million. The largest of these orders, placed by a major utility and an existing customer, was an award of a ...


    By Fuel Tech, Inc.

  • Sweco to strengthen power supply in Warsaw

    As part of Poland’s ambition to decrease the amount of waste that goes to landfills, Sweco has been commissioned to design a waste-to-energy plant. The plant, that will be located in Warsaw, will be the largest one in Poland and will contribute to the region’s electricity supply. The customer is the municipal waste treatment agency Miejskie Przedsiębiorstwo Oczyszczania. The ...


    By Sweco Nederland BV

  • Alberta launches climate change action plan

    The Alberta government is surging ahead on its climate change action plan with two new funds totaling $4 billion to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions equal to taking more than a million cars off the road each year. The province will create a $2-billion fund to advance carbon capture and storage (CCS) projects while a second $2-billion fund will propel energy-saving public transit in ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • DOE Selects Eight Projects to Receive Funding for Reducing the Cost of CO2 Capture and Compression

    The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) has selected eight projects to receive funding to construct small- and large-scale pilots for reducing the cost of carbon dioxide (CO2) capture and compression through DOE’s Carbon Capture Program. The Carbon Capture Program is developing technologies that will enable cost-effective implementation of ...


    By US Department of Energy

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