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  • Continuing nightmare in Bhopal: CSE laboratory tests soil, water samples from Union Carbide

    For more than 25 years, the Union Carbide (UCIL) factory has been contaminating the land and water of Bhopal. Latest tests show that groundwater in areas even three km away from the factory contains almost 40 times more pesticides than Indian standards. These are the findings of a study released here today by the New Delhi-based research and advocacy organisation, Centre for Science and ...

  • Is There Mercury in Your Skin Cream?

    Health officials inCaliforniahave traced the mercury poisoning of a 39 year old woman to skin-lightening cream fromMexico. Last month the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported that at least 22 people in five households inCaliforniaandVirginiahad used mercury-laced skin-lightening creams made inMexico. Twelve Californians and ten Virginians had elevated levels of mercury in ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • EPA Continues Cleanup of Mercury Contamination in Ciales, Puerto Rico; Agency Warns Against Handling Toxic Metal

    The U.S. Environmental Protection has removed mercury that contaminated several homes and schools in the Parcelas La Cordillera community of Ciales, Puerto Rico and completed the cleanup of the affected homes and schools. The EPA continues to work with the Puerto Rico Environmental Quality Board, Emergency Management Agency, Department of Health, Public Buildings Authority and the Department of ...

  • California’s Prop 65 and Public Health Concerns over Mercury and Mercury Compounds

    In 1986, California voters approved an initiative to address increasing concerns over exposure to toxic chemicals. That initiative, the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986, is better known by its original name of Proposition 65.  Proposition 65 requires businesses to notify Californians about significant amounts of chemicals in the products they purchase, in their homes or ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Apex Instruments releases the XC-260 Meter Console for mercury emissions

    Apex Instruments proudly introduces the XC-260 Meter Console for mercury emissions based on U.S. EPA Appendix K of 40 CFR Part 75. This low-cost, portable, field-proven XC-260 Hg Audit System is designed for performance testing, base line studies, and profiling. With the XC-260 Hg Audit System you can manually collect gaseous mercury emissions over a period of several minutes to several hours. ...


    By Apex Instruments, Inc.

  • Mercury in the Petrochemical Industry – Applications for Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG)

    For many years P S Analytical has been at the forefront of developments relating to the measurement of mercury in the Petrochemical Industry. P S Analytical’s measurement systems are based on the PSA 10.525 Sir Galahad atomic fluorescence instrument. The Sir Galahad is a very flexible system, and using a combination of hardware and software, the PSA Research and Development team have been able ...


    By P S Analytical Limited

  • Mercury Reduction Requirements Generate Billion Dollar Market Opportunity

    The new regulations to reduce mercury emissions are creating a market for products and services of hundreds of millions of dollars per year and a five year market in excess of $1 billion. This is the conclusion of the McIlvaine Company in its Air Pollution Management online service.  These totals are extracted from the more specific McIlvaine reports on air pollution monitoring and sampling, ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • Mercury in the Petrochemical Industry – Applications for Control and Certification, utilising the power of Atomic Fluorescence Spectrometry

    P S Analytical stands at the forefront of technological developments for industries relating to the measurement of mercury.  Recent inroads into instrumentation and applications have secured our position as the manufacturer of choice for the determination of mercury in petrochemical products for gaseous, liquid or solid matrices.  The award of the ISO 9001:2000 standard and ATEX ...


    By P S Analytical Limited

  • Evergreen Announces Initial Testing Results of Penrhyn Coal

    Evergreen Energy Inc (NYSE Arca:EEE) is pleased to announce the successful testing results of the initial batches of Penrhyn coal using Evergreen Energy’s coal upgrading process. The testing is a continuation of efforts to develop the Penrhyn deposit which is owned by Southern Coal Holdings, a joint venture between WPG and EEE. Earlier this summer, SCH announced ...


  • Some pollutants declining in Willamette and Columbia Rivers, testing confirms

    The Willamette, a large river associated with 70 percent of the population of Oregon, is getting cleaner in regard to some persistent toxic pollutants that are a legacy of past management practices. A 257-mile portion of the Columbia River between Umatilla, Oregon, and Skamokawa, Washington, is also showing a similar trend. These findings are based on research by U.S. Geological Survey ...

  • Planet Resource Recovery, Inc.`s New Enhanced AquaLuxus(TM) Blend for Heavy Metals Successfully Reduces Barium Levels in Oilfield Produced Waste Water Samples

    Planet Resource Recovery, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: PRRY) is pleased to report that the Company's new, enhanced AquaLuxus blend under development for elimination of heavy metals from water has successfully reduced Barium levels in oilfield produced water samples. Initial Independent Laboratory testing results showed a Barium concentration reduction of up to 82% in the samples treated. ...

  • P S Analytical achieves ISO 9001:2000 and ATEX Certification

    Following an assessment by an independent body, P S Analytical has been awarded ISO 9001 certification.  This certification has only been achieved by about 5% of UK businesses and this prestigious award is supported by the Government and recognised worldwide. Said a delighted Prof Peter Stockwell “We have always been proud of the service we offer our clients and the way that we conduct our ...


    By P S Analytical Limited

  • Apex launches new XC-6000EPC MercSampler for Sorbent Trap Monitoring Systems

    Apex Instruments proudly introduces our newly developed XC-6000EPC MercSampler for Sorbent Trap Monitoring Systems, designed for continuous sampling of vapor-phase mercury emissions from stationary combustion sources in accordance with 40 CFR Part 75, Appendix K.  Paired samples are extracted from the flue gas for the desired time period, from several minutes to several days. Samples are ...


    By Apex Instruments, Inc.

  • IAQ Expert Helps Delawareans Protect their Families from Heavy Metal Poisoning

    In Delaware, the Office of Lead Poisoning Prevention’s (OLPP) mission is to protect the health of Delawareans by preventing childhood lead poisoning and promoting health among children through education, safe environments, screening and early intervention.   Sussex Environmental Health Consultants, is a private company based in Delaware that has also helped countless families test for ...

  • P S Analytical Celebrates 25 Years of Excellence

    In 2008 P S Analytical celebrates its 25th anniversary as one of the leading suppliers of Instrumentation and Technology in the Environmental Market.  P S Analytical is proud to be ISO 9001:2000 certified and to provide online systems which meet international standards.  P S Analytical specializes in the supply of instrumentation for ultra-low level determination and the speciation of ...


    By P S Analytical Limited

  • World CEMS Market to Exceed $583 Million in 2009

    The market for continuous emissions monitoring systems (CEMS) to measure pollutants discharged from stacks will rise to $583 million/yr in 2009. The total monitoring market including ambient monitoring and stack testing will reach the $ billion level worldwide in 2009. These are the conclusions provided in “Air Pollution Monitoring and Sampling World Markets” an online continuously updated ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • Toxics Persist in Washington Rivers, Lakes and Fish

    OLYMPIA, Washington - Toxic chemicals banned decades ago continue to linger in the environment and concentrate in the food chain, threatening people and the environment, according to three recent studies by the Washington state Department of Ecology. The new data on toxic contaminants in freshwater fish and sediments add evidence to the state's push to reduce and eliminate the use of toxic ...

  • PeCOD Analyzer Configurations

    MANTECH’s revolutionary PeCOD Analyzer technology provides Chemical Oxygen Demand (COD), Biological Oxygen Demand (BOD) and Natural Organic Matter (NOM) results in under 15 minutes in a Simple-Safe-Effective manner. With our mercury and dichromate free chemistry installed in over 20 countries, the PeCOD Analyzer has delivered successful test monitoring of ...


    By MANTECH

  • CEMS market exceeds US$1 billion - Biggest Single Market Coal-fired Boilers in Asia

    The world market for continuous emissions monitors (CEMS) for ambient as well as stack applications will exceed US$1 billion/yr by 2012. This includes the analyzers, software and accompanying service revenues. An additional US$1 billion/yr will be spent for intermittent stack sampling. An even larger market will be created for optimization systems which integrate the signals of emissions ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • 15th Annual Maxxam Award honours achievement in analytical chemistry

    Dr. Heather Lord, Maxxam’s Manager, Environmental R&D, was pleased to present the 15th Annual Maxxam Award to Dr. Sergey Krylov on June 5th at the CSC2014 Awards Banquet in Vancouver, BC. Dr. Lord also delivered a presentation titled: Overcoming the Technical Challenges of LDPE Passive Sampling for PAHs in Groundwater and Surface Water. The Maxxam Award is presented ...


    By Maxxam Analytics

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