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  • Air & Waste Management Association Offers Conference Focusing on the Emergence of

    Pittsburgh, PA (Sept. 25, 2007) – The Air & Waste Management Association (A&WMA) will offer the specialty conference, “Vapour Intrusions: A Rapidly Developing Environmental Challenge,” Nov. 14-15, at the Hyatt Regency Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The conference will address the rapidly emerging issue of vapour intrusion specifically as it relates to the Canadian provinces. Presentations ...

  • Casella Launches New Apex Lite Air Sampling Pump

    Casella Measurement Ltd, the UK's most comprehensive manufacturer and provider of environmental services and technologies, launches the Apex Lite, a new member of the market leading Apex Personal Sampling Pump range for measuring dusts, fumes, gases, vapours and VOC's (Volatile Organic Compound). In addition to offering the same operational specification as the Apex standard units, the Apex ...


    By Casella

  • SEPA deploys latest technology for emergency response service

    Instrumentation specialist Quantitech has supplied the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) with a range of the latest environmental monitoring technologies that will be used by the Airborne Hazards Emergency Response (AHER) service to improve the provision of information about airborne hazards during a significant incident such as an explosion or a major fire. This will allow NHS ...


    By Quantitech Ltd

  • EPA releases lane metals sampling results

    The US Environmental Protection Agency has provided sampling results to residents and business owners whose indoor air was tested Friday for possible volatile organic compounds that might have migrated from underneath a nearby plating shop at 30th Street and San Pablo Avenue in Oakland, Calif. “The EPA came out to the site to find out if there was any need for an emergency or urgent removal ...

  • Mystery Odor Causes Several Hundred Emergency Calls in Southern California

    Earlier this week, Los Angeles’ KTLA reported that the Los Angeles Fire Department had received hundreds of phone calls regarding a disturbing mystery odor.  According to the report, “KTLA viewers reported the stench over a wide area -- from Fontana, Redlands and Hesperia to the north San Fernando Valley to Valencia.” The odor was described as smelling like a mixture of ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Carbon Sciences to Produce First Samples of Diesel Fuel

    Carbon Sciences Inc. (OTCBB: CABND), the developer of a breakthrough technology to make gasoline and other fuels from natural gas and carbon dioxide, today announced plans to produce samples of diesel fuel in an end-to-end process demonstration. Carbon Sciences' breakthrough catalyst technology transforms natural gas and carbon dioxide into a synthesis gas (syngas), which can then be transformed ...


    By Carbon Sciences, Inc.

  • US dot issues emergency testing order for transport of crude oils

    The US Department of Transportation (DOT) has issued an Emergency Testing Order that requires all shippers to test crude oil from the Bakken region to ensure the proper identification of the crude oil before it is transported by rail. The Emergency Testing Order is in response to a number of recent incidents involving the derailment of trains transporting crude oil from Canada to the United ...

  • US health agency finds high levels of toxic substances in emergency housing

    Testing by the nation's top health agency has found high levels of formaldehyde in government issued travel trailers and mobile homes used as emergency housing in the Gulf Coast Region after Hurricanes Katrina and Rita in 2005.  So, after denying for years that health problems of trailer occupants were caused by high levels of formaldehyde, the Federal Emergency Management Agency, FEMA, today is ...

  • U.S. Indoor Air Quality Market

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: U.S. Indoor Air Quality Market http://www.reportlinker.com/p0958093/US-Indoor-Air-Quality-Market.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=HVAC INTRODUCTION ...


    By ReportLinker

  • Casella HazVac unit ensures rapid safe Hazmat sampling at chemical spills and incidents

    Responding to increased demand for frontline emergency response to civil, terrorist and military-related chemical incidents , Casella CEL, in conjunction with Casella Fire Science, have developed and deployed air sampling units with an internal pump that safely collects grab samples of toxic gases and vapours for rapid chemical analysis. ...


    By Casella

  • Casella HazVac unit ensures rapid safe Hazmat sampling at chemical spills and incidents

    Responding to increased demand for frontline emergency response to civil, terrorist and military-related chemical incidents , Casella CEL, in conjunction with Casella Fire Science, have developed and deployed air sampling units with an internal pump that safely collects grab samples of toxic gases and vapours for rapid chemical analysis. ...


    By Casella

  • EPA Region 7 Provides $2.4M to Joplin, Mo., to Sample and Remediate Contaminated Soils Disturbed by May 2011 Tornado

    EPA Region 7 will provide an additional $2.4 million to the City of Joplin, Mo., to help sample and remediate lead and cadmium-contaminated soils that were disturbed during the May 2011 tornado and subsequent recovery efforts. The new federal funding, announced today by EPA and city officials, should allow Joplin to replace soils and restore yards at an estimated 240 homes, parks, playgrounds and ...

  • Research and Markets: Analysis and Risk of Nanomaterials in Environmental and Food Samples, Vol 59. Comprehensive Analytical Chemistry

    Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/9fsmsn/analysis_and_risk) has announced the addition of Elsevier Science and Technology's new book "Analysis and Risk of Nanomaterials in Environmental and Food Samples, Vol 59. Comprehensive Analytical Chemistry" to their ...


  • Global Compressed Air Energy Storage (CAES) Market

    ReportsnReports.com adds "CAES Compressed Air Energy Storage Worldwide" market research reportr to its store. The global market for compressed air energy storage (CAES) sits at a turning point. Since its introduction as a utility scale electricity storage technology in the 1970s, low energy prices and a proliferation of cheap natural gas fired peaking power plants slackened demand for ...


  • Software for Automation of F&J Digital Air Sampler Calibrations with F&J Digital Air Flow Calibrators

    F&J SPECIALTY PRODUCTS, INC. has developed software to enable users of F&J digital air sampling systems to automate the calibration verification process. This new software provides the following user benefits: (a) The printing of a calibration certificate tailored to the user’s organization. (b) Automatic correlation of the digital air sampler and an F&J digital airflow calibrator ...


    By F&J SPECIALTY PRODUCTS, INC.

  • Quantitech instruments chosen for new multi-agency air quality unit

    Environmental instrumentation company Quantitech has been awarded a contract worth in excess of £1million to provide advanced air sampling and analysis equipment to the multi-agency air quality cell that has been established following the recommendations of the Major Incident Investigation Board for the Buncefield incident. Quantitech has supplied 18 sets of instrumentation including advanced ...


    By Quantitech Ltd

  • EPA, local agencies & residents to analyze indoor air problems in basements

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will be working with residents in four Kansas counties to check potential oxygen depletion issues in the basements of their homes. Oxygen depletion can occur when carbon dioxide, methane or other soil vapors seep into building spaces, especially basements. EPA officials became concerned amid reports of carbon dioxide and methane vapors discovered in ...

  • CASELLA LAUNCH FOUR NEW INTRINSICALLY SAFE AIR AND NOISE MONITORS

    A record 'Fab Four' combination of new instruments Casella CEL, the specialist provider of workplace monitoring technologies, launches four new ATEX approved, intrinsically safe (I.S.), portable ...


    By Casella

  • EPA seeking comments on reconsideration of air rule for backup stationary engines

    The Environmental Protection Agency will accept public comments through Nov. 4 on its decision to reconsider three issues in air pollution standards for backup stationary engines that generate electricity, including the 2015 compliance date for requiring ultra low-sulfur diesel fuel, according to a notice published Sept. 5 (78 Fed. Reg. 54,606). EPA also is reconsidering a requirement for engine ...


    By Bloomberg BNA

  • Trends in Indoor Air Quality in Buildings (Technical Insights) - ReportsnReports

    This research service provides a detailed insight into the overall technology developments in the indoor air quality domain. The service starts off with an overview of the technology developments followed by a detailed description of the pertinent industrial drivers and challenges in this realm. A strategic evaluation of the technology adoption has been provided along with a comprehensive ...


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