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  • Breakthrough Catalyst Filter Technology Controls PM, SO2, HCl, NOx and Dioxins

    Who benefits?  Boiler owners seeking to comply with Boiler MACT, biomass energy producers, glass manufacturers, chemical companies; companies involved with waste pyrolysis or incineration; metal smelters, metal powder producers, mineral processors, foundries, cement manufacturers. Broad interest to pollution control consultants.  Owosso, ...


    By Tri-Mer Corporation

  • Quantitech Offers ‘Future-proof’ Monitoring Technology

    Quantitech reports brisk business across it's whole range of environmental emission monitoring equipment and will use MCERTS 2007 to explain the advantages of the latest technologies. A portable FTIR monitor will be on display at Stand 26/27 and Quantitech will run FTIR Workshops in Room 1 at 2.15pm on Wednesday 25th April and again at 3.45 pm on Thursday 26th. The DECS (Dioxin Emission ...


    By Quantitech Ltd

  • POPs have decreased significantly thanks to regulation, EU study reveals

    Quantities of dioxins and furans (PCDD/F), and hexachlorocyclohexane (HCH), in air and water decreased significantly between 1990 and 2000, according to a recent study evaluating the effectiveness of regulations governing the release of persistent organic pollutants (POPs).  Modelling future scenarios suggest further decreases in these and other POPs through 2020. POPs are toxic substances that ...

  • Ramping up our POPs monitoring role

    As a Party to the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants, Australia and 172 other countries are committed to eliminating or restricting the production and use of a range of chemicals that pose a major, long-term threat to humans and the environment. CSIRO atmospheric scientist, Dr Melita Keywood, said POPs typically have the ability to: remain intact in the environment for long ...

  • Energos EfW facility enters commissioning ahead of schedule

    Commissioning is underway at a second Energos gasification plant at Borregaard Industries, Sarpsborg, in Norway – the company’s eighth energy recovery facility (ERF) in Europe. Steam is now being generated from waste at the new Sarpsborg ERF as it undergoes rigorous testing as part of the early commissioning process. It is expected to be handed over in May, two months ahead of schedule. The ...


    By ENER-G

  • Integral Continues Support to Pulp and Paper Industry, Joins NCASI

    As part of a commitment to helping pulp and paper clients reduce their environmental impacts, Integral has joined the National Council for Air and Stream Improvement (NCASI), an independent nonprofit research institute that focuses on topics of interest to the forest products industry. “Integral’s sustaining membership allows us to stay closely connected with NCASI’s technical ...


    By Integral Consulting Inc.

  • Science and engineering firm Integral Consulting Inc. announces employee promotions

    Integral Consulting Inc., a national science and engineering consulting firm with practice areas in health, environment, technology, and sustainability, today announced several promotions within the company. The promotions include principal level and senior level scientists who have contributed to the firm’s success. Dr. Lucinda Jacobs, Integral President and Principal Sediment Scientist, said ...


    By Integral Consulting Inc.

  • Integral Consulting Opens New England Office Specializing in Risk Assessment and Litigation Support Services

    Integral Consulting Inc. announces the opening of a new office in Portland, Maine, expanding its environmental and health services to the New England region of the United States. The new office is located at 45 Exchange Street, Suite 200, Portland, Maine 04101. Noted toxicologist Dr. Russell Keenan recently joined Integral to launch the new office, which will initially focus on human health and ...


    By Integral Consulting Inc.

  • Dr. Russell Keenan Joins Integral Consulting as Vice President

    Science and engineering company Integral Consulting Inc. is pleased to announce that Dr. Russell Keenan has joined its firm as a Principal and Vice President. A national expert in environmental risk assessment and toxicology, Dr. Keenan is known for his skills in risk assessment of PCBs, dioxins, furans, chromium, and mercury and for the development of time-dependent probabilistic risk assessment ...


    By Integral Consulting Inc.

  • ‘Yes in my back yard’ for Energos clean energy recovery

    ‘Small is beautiful’ for UK-based energy from waste business Energos (www.energos.com) whose environmentally friendly advanced thermal conversion process has just received its sixth UK planning consent at Kirk Sandall, Doncaster.This £75m partnership with Biogen Power www.biogenpower.com will provide a community-sized facility to handle Doncaster’s local waste – diverting ...


    By ENER-G

  • HP, Lenovo and Dell penalised for breaking their green IT promises

    We're giving HP, Lenovo and Dell--the world's biggest PC makers--a penalty point in our updated Guide to Greener Electronics, for backtracking on their commitments to eliminate PVC plastic and brominated flame retardants (BFRs) from their products by the end of 2009. Staff at HP's Dutch headquarters were greeted on arrival by Greenpeace activists confronting them with pictures of the pollution ...


    By Greenpeace International

  • NYC waters are teeming with plastic particles, study finds

    The waterways surrounding New York City are a soup of plastic, ranging from discarded takeout containers down to tiny beads that end up in the food supply, according to a new report by an environmental group. The study, by the group NY/NJ Baykeeper, estimated there are at least 165 million plastic particles floating in New York Harbor and nearby waters at any given time. The report was based on ...


    By Associated Press

  • Industrial air pollution cost Europe up to €169 billion in 2009, EEA reveals

    Air pollution from the 10,000 largest polluting facilities in Europe cost citizens between € 102 and 169 billion in 2009. This was one of the findings of a new report from the European Environment Agency (EEA) which analysed the costs of harm to health and the environment caused by air pollution. Half of the total damage cost (between € 51 and 85 billion) was caused by just 191 ...

  • Recent Federal Developments in Hazardous Substances

    EPA Publishes Chemical Data Reporting Rule: On August 16, 2011, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published a final rule entitled Chemical Data Reporting (CDR) Rule, formerly known as the Inventory Update Reporting (IUR) Rule, under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). 76 Fed. Reg. 50816. The revisions, which were first announced August 2, 2011, expand the requirements for ...


    By Acta Group

  • Newark Mayor, Apollo Alliance Pledge to Green the City

    NEWARK, New Jersey, October 2, 2007 (ENS) - As part of the Clinton Global Initiative held in New York last week, the Apollo Alliance and the city of Newark made a commitment to help Newark become a national showcase for sustainable development. The aim of this effort is to ultimately engage and touch the lives of Newark's two million residents, especially those in its most economically ...

  • AQE 2015 to focus on ways to improve air quality and emissions monitoring

    AQE 2015 to focus on ways to improve air quality and emissions monitoring The organisers of AQE 2015, the international Air Quality and Emissions show, have announced a comprehensive programme of events that will take place in Telford, UK, on 22nd and 23rd April. Created to provide an update on the latest regulations, technologies, methods and research in air quality and emissions monitoring, AQE ...


    By Quantitech Ltd

  • Environment could shape the border of the future

    The Washington-based Brookings Institute has put forward a set of ambitious goals for redefining and implementing a U.S.-Canada Border of the Future that would help redevelop North America’s freshwater coast; realize bi-national Great Lakes carbon goals and renewable energy standards; and by 2030 create a common market for commerce and human ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Recent Federal Developments

    TSCA/FIFRA/IRIS/EPCRA EPA Revokes TSCA Section 4 Testing Requirements For Certain High Production Volume Chemical Substances: On March 16, 2012, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) revoked certain testing requirements for six chemical substances and all testing requirements for four chemical substances. 77 Fed. Reg. 15609. EPA is reportedly basing its ...


    By Acta Group

  • Q&A about national general survey on soil contamination in China

    MEP and MLR announced the report on the national general survey on soil contamination today, and the survey results showed the general condition of the soil environment across the country not optimistic; some areas are suffering from bad soil pollution, the environmental quality of the arable land is worrying, and there are pressing soil environmental problems in industrial and mining deserted ...

  • The 2012 LIFE+ projects

    Austria 4 projects (14.5 million) LIFE+ Environment Policy and Governance (1 project – 3.6 million) LIFE-URBANLAKE (Stadt Wien – Magistratsabteilung 45 – Wiener Gewässer): This project intends to define strategies to reduce the vulnerability of the “Alte Donau” from effects of climate ...

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