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  • Progress reported in UN-backed efforts to reduce pollution, emissions from ships

    The United Nations International Maritime Organization (IMO) has reported major progress on efforts to cut polluting and global warming emissions from ships, achieve more environmentally friendly recycling of vessels and prevent contamination from harmful organisms in ballast. Under amendments to the so-called MARPOL (marine pollution) accords unanimously adopted by IMO’s Marine Environment ...


    By United Nations

  • Global Technologies Group, Inc. Final Certified Report of Mercury Emissions Testing

    Global Technologies Group, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: GTGP) presents the final certified report dated June 2012 for Mercury emissions testing completed by MSE Technology Applications, Inc. Cement Plant Mercury Emissions Final certified Testing Using MBS Global Technologies Group, Inc. (Global) contracted MSE Technology Applications, Inc. (MSE) to perform a series of tests to determine if Molecular ...

  • Health Stats and Global Warming Fears in Coal Emissions Report by Pembina Institute disputed by Top Scientist and Friends of Science

    Citing global warming, premature death and millions of dollars in medical aid for asthma sufferers, Pembina Institute, a promoter of ...


    By PRWeb

  • Study reveals mercury contamination in Fish Nationwide

    Scientists detected mercury contamination in every fish sampled in 291 streams across the country, according to a U.S. Geological Survey study released today. About a quarter of these fish were found to contain mercury at levels exceeding the criterion for the protection of people who consume average amounts of fish, established by the U.S. Environmental ...

  • Site Remediation - Emissions Boundary Monitoring

    The remediation of contaminated land sites can prove to be a challenging undertaking.  There is considerable risk of chemical exposure to both the onsite workforce and to surrounding communities. To offsite receptors, the remediation process itself can become a significant route of exposure, with the excavation and uncovering of otherwise trapped contaminants resulting in potential ...


    By Shawcity Limited

  • EPA Makes the Grade on Performance Report

    EPA yesterday released the Agency's Performance and Accountability Report for Fiscal Year 2007. Among the report's FY 2007 performance highlights: Through EPA's Energy Star program, consumers saved more than $14 billion on their energy bills by purchasing more than 300 million energy-saving labeled products, constructing almost 200,000 Energy Star new homes, tracking and improving the energy ...

  • EPA and DEC report progress at tonawanda coke corporation; announce new commitments in tonawanda community -- benzene emissions cut by at least two-thirds

    In a continuing effort to protect public health and the environment in Western New York, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Regional Administrator Judith A. Enck and New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Regional Director Abby Snyder announced progress in their agencies’ investigation of the Tonawanda Coke Corporation and launched a new community-wide effort ...

  • HHS Releases 13th Report on Carcinogens

    Four substances have been added in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 13th Report on Carcinogens, a science-based document that identifies chemical, biological, and physical agents that are considered cancer hazards for people living in the United States. The new report includes 243 listings. Ortho-toluidine, used to make rubber chemicals, pesticides, and dyes, has been reevaluated ...

  • EPA study reveals widespread contamination of fish in U.S. lakes and reservoirs

    A new EPA study shows concentrations of toxic chemicals in fish tissue from lakes and reservoirs in nearly all 50 U.S. states. For the first time, EPA is able to estimate the percentage of lakes and reservoirs nationwide that have fish containing potentially harmful levels of chemicals such as mercury and PCBs. “These results reinforce Administrator Jackson’s strong call for revitalized ...

  • Emissions Software for Site Cleanups: Demonstration at A&WMA

    Minnich and Scotto, Inc will present a paper, “Validation Testing of the Area-Source Technique Using EPA Method TO-16” at the Air & Waste Management Association’s Air Quality Measurement Methods and Technology Conference, March 15-17, 2016, in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.  ...


    By Minnich and Scotto, Inc.

  • Reducing GHG emissions in Canada`s transportation system

    A new report from Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) says that a $1.5 billion strategic investment in clean technology would enable Canada’s industrial freight transportation sector to cut its greenhouse gas emissions by 49% by 2030. The SD Business Case(TM) on Industrial Freight Transportation forecasts that without tackling the problem, growth in the sector will see greenhouse gas ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • US firefighters pay a heavy price for contaminated breathing air

    A recent incident at a Fire Department in Henderson, Nevada, prompted emergency action and a hefty bill for city officials. Firefighters reported a smell of petroleum coming from the air tanks in their self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA). The problem was traced to an air compressor which is believed to have introduced contaminants into the system. The compressor has now been replaced, ...


    By Analox Sensor Technology

  • EPA Proposes Changes to Refinery Emission Rules

    Texas environmental advocates are applauding a new U.S. Environmental Protection Agency proposal to reduce oil refinery pollution by forcing operators to adopt new technology that better monitors and controls emissions. If adopted, the rule would mark the first change to the industry's emission standards in nearly two decades. The EPA's 870-page proposal is part of a consent decree that resolved ...


    By Associated Press

  • The golden age of natural gas - IEA report

    As supply and demand factors increasingly point to a future in which natural gas plays a greater role in the global energy mix, the International Energy Agency (IEA) on Monday released a special report exploring the potential for a "golden age" of gas. The new report, part of the World Energy Outlook (WEO) 2011 series, examines the key factors that could result in a more prominent role for ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • PerkinElmer Releases Annual Corporate Social Responsibility Report

    PerkinElmer, Inc. (NYSE: PKI), a global leader focused on improving the health and safety of people and the environment, today announced the publication of its ...


    By PerkinElmer, Inc.

  • Report highlights sources of North America toxic pollution

    Ninety percent of the 5.5 billion kilograms of toxic pollutant releases and transfers reported in North America in 2005 can be traced to about 30 substances from 15 industrial sectors across the United States, Canada and Mexico.  Taking Stock 2005, released last week by the Commission for Environmental Cooperation, represents the most complete picture of pollution reporting from North ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • EPA Clean Air Settlement with Asphalt Company to Minimize Emissions in Rhode Island

    An EPA settlement will require that a Rhode Island asphalt manufacturing company comply with its Clean Air Act permit designed to minimize air emissions and protect air quality around the community where it operates. The company, T. Miozzi, Inc., will also pay a total penalty of $23,700 to settle EPA claims that the company operated its facility in violation of an air permit issued by the R.I. ...

  • Global Fuel Additives Industry Research Report

    Global demand to value $59.4 billion in 2016  Worldwide demand for fuel additives is expected to increase 4.7 percent per year to 26.5 billion kilograms in 2016, with demand in value terms advancing 8.0 percent per year to $59.4 billion over the same period. Oxygenates, which dominate the market, will continue to account for more than 94 percent of demand in volume terms through ...


  • MagneGas Reports Financial Results for the Second Quarter of 2015

    MagneGas Corporation ("MagneGas" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: MNGA), a technology company that counts among its inventions a patented process that converts liquid waste into MagneGas® fuel, today announced financial results for the second quarter ending June 30, 2015. Second Quarter 2015 Financial Highlights Revenues for the three month period ended June 30, 2015 ...


    By MagneGas Corporation

  • Hamburg Süd and Germanischer Lloyd join forces to develop emission management system

    Hamburg Süd and the classification society Germanischer Lloyd are jointly developing an innovative data management system for systematically capturing all environmentally relevant ship operation information. The future "GL Emission Manager" will permit detailed evaluation and analysis of all relevant data of the entire fleet. Hamburg Süd has set itself the goal of creating a valid basis ...


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