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  • Rainstorms raise airborne dust problem

    Researchers have identified an unexpected generator of the fine organic dust that blows in the wind. They blame it on raindrops. Researchers from two national laboratories in the US, and colleagues, report in Nature ...


    By Climate News Network

  • Bums on seats! Plymouth bus resolves seating dust problem

    As any public transport operator knows, bus seats capture a huge amount of dust - from atmospheric dusts through mites to human skin - none of which maintenance teams should be breathing! Having tried a wide range of solutions, Plymouth Bus have identified an effective method of controlling the clouds of dust released by fabric seating components during repair and reconditioning work. AirBench is ...


    By AirBench

  • Internationally Proven Sustainable Solution for all dust problems in the mining industry worldwide

    Please view our web sites are for detailed information on the most superior dust suppressant available for mining operations.  Cypher Environmental Ltd. ships this highly effective and liability free (no chlorides or other hazardous chemicals) from Mongolia to South America including the largest mining company in the world.  We also supply EarthZyme for the haul road construction ...


    By Cypher Environmental Ltd.

  • Texas Floods & High Humidity Levels in Water-Damaged Buildings Can Cause Dust Mite Problems

    The historic May rains across Texas resulted in an end to the drought that much of the state had suffered for years.  Unfortunately, it also left a path of destruction and water-damaged homes and buildings in dozens of counties.   While today, many people recognize that a water damaged structure can quickly lead to indoor air quality concerns due to the ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Humidity and Condensation in Puerto Rican Properties can Create Mold & Dust Mite Problems

    Although the weather can vary greatly in different parts of the islands of Puerto Rico, many regions experience high relative humidity levels on a regular basis.  According to WeatherSpark, the relative humidity levels recorded at the international airport in San Juan typically range between 57% and 92%.   High humidity levels mean there is significant ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • New Sustainable Dust Suppressant

    DUST STOP, as currently accepted by most professional resource experts worldwide as a road dust suppressant has now arrived in it's next generation. There is no need to poison the world's environment with toxins and hazardous chemicals curiously allowed by governments any longer. The extremely dangerous chlorides that CEPA and EPA have declared as toxic seem low in cost and high in false claims ...


    By Cypher Environmental Ltd.

  • Dust bowl threat

    Dust storms accelerated by a warming climate have covered the Rocky Mountains with dirt whose heat-trapping properties have caused snowpacks to melt weeks earlier than normal, worrying officials in Colorado about drastic water shortages by late summer. Snowpacks from the San Juan Mountains to the Front Range have either completely melted or will be gone within the next two weeks, said Tom ...

  • Environmental treatmentand solutions for mining and road problems

    For years the practice of mining has depleted the world's valuable supply of raw materials. While these supplies are being consumed a large portion of them are being wasted during and after the mining process due to the continuous losses of fines through the previously unavoidable procurement of suspended particulate matter. The results of these suspended particles of raw materials are not only ...


    By Cypher Environmental Ltd.

  • CNN Reports on IAQ Problems in the Nation’s Schools

    “Figures are hard to come by, but studies have estimated that a third or more of U.S. schools have mold, dust and other indoor air problems serious enough to provoke respiratory issues like asthma in students and teachers.”  This statement was made in a CNN article today entitled “Are schools making kids sick?”    The article has already caught the ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • The Use of Humidifiers could be Creating Additional Health Problems

    It’s cold season in most parts of the country and as parents hear their children cough many turn to the use of humidifiers to help the situation.  Humidifiers increase the amount of moisture in the air which leads many to believe they help a sick person breathe easier. This may not be the case however.  A recent article in Pediatrics and a discussion on National Public Radio (NPR) ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • More reasons not to store dust in your dust collector hopper

    One of the most common baghouse operation practices that we find when we send a dust collector technical advisor out to various facilities is that many plant unwisely use the hopper on their dust collector for storage of the collected dust. Sometimes this is done unwittingly, as maintenance staff simply overlook emptying the hopper on a regular basis. Other times, this is more or less included ...


    By Golden Specialty, Inc.

  • The combustible dust fire and explosion Pentagon

    In February 1999, an explosion in a foundry in Massachusetts killed three and injured nine. Almost four years later in January 2003, an explosion in a North Carolina pharmaceutical plant killed six and injured 38. A month later, seven are killed in an explosion in a Kentucky acoustics insulation manufacturing plant and 37 more are injured; and in February 2008, an explosion at a Georgia sugar ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • Burn Waste PVC in Coal-fired Boilers and Solve Multiple Environmental Problems

    Coal-fired power plants can add PVC scrap to their coal and make byproduct hydrochloric acid.  The result would be elimination of mercury both from coal-fired stacks as well as from the obsolesced chlorine manufacturing facilities.  There would also be greenhouse gas benefits and elimination of the ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • Chicago’s Petcoke Problem: City Council Ordinance Moves in the Right Direction

    Chicago’s City Council today prohibited more oil refining waste storage sites from blighting the city’s neighborhoods, air and waterways with the passage of an ordinance aimed at banning new coal and petroleum coke (petcoke) operations. The ordinance is a step in the right direction, but it will not rid Southeast Side residents of the petcoke piles that continue to place a huge burden ...

  • It’s Back to School but for Some it’s Back to Mold and IAQ Problems

    UltraViolet Devices, Inc. technology prevents contamination of schools by eliminating mold, bacteria and viruses from HVAC systems and providing surface disinfection. August is the time of year that millions of children across the country begin the new school year.  Many school districts use the summer months to conduct maintenance and renovation projects since buildings are ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Casella introduces new dust monitoring survey tool

    Dust can be a problem in almost any industry, from bakeries to building sites, and the problem is gaining wider recognition from local authorities and the HSE. Casella CEL has responded with the introduction of an area dust monitoring survey tool that can download its data for monitoring and reporting and run without access to external power for up to 19 hours. Called the Dust Detective, the ...


    By Casella

  • Asbestos Contamination in Water Poses New Problems for Cleanup in Libby, MT

    Tests of the waterways surrounding Libby, Montana show extremely high levels of asbestos, complicating a cleanup that has already cost $370 million over the past decade, reports the Great Falls Tribune. W.R. Grace & Co. mined asbestos-tainted vermiculite near Libby to make residential insulation until 1990. Now the area is one of the largest superfund sites in the nation’s history. An ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Aerodyne Presents High-Efficiency Horizontal Dust Collection

    CLEVELAND - Aerodyne,a specialist in solving dry material handling problems, has overcome the challenge of designing an effective dust collection system that will fit the limited space available in many plants.   Most cyclone dust collectors must be installed outdoors or partially protruding through the roof due to low overhead ...

  • Abu Dhabi bets on anti-dust solar panels

    Abu Dhabi is teaming up with a global electronics company to develop better coatings for solar panels to make them cheaper and easier to keep clean in desert conditions. The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region stands to benefit from concentrated solar power (CSP) — a technology that uses ...


    By SciDev.Net

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