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  • China releases blueprint to promote emerging industries

    China's State Council recently approved the nation's 12th Five-Year Plan on National Emerging Industries of Strategic Importance, which sets out policy directions and major tasks for seven strategically important industries. During this period, China has pledged to invest more than 2 trillion yuan (US$316 billion) in promoting energy-saving and low-carbon projects across the country. High on the ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Coming soon: ADMS-STAR emergency release model

    A new release on ADMS-STAR will be available at the end of the month. The model can use profile data or WRF data and can be applied internationally. The animation on the right shows a domain of 1000km run for about 48 hours. For more details please refer to the ADMS-STAR ...

  • OE Releases Third Issue of Energy Emergency Preparedness Quarterly (July 2012)

    The Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability (OE) has released the third issue of the Energy Emergency Preparedness Quarterly (EEPQ), designed to briefly highlight a few of the energy preparedness activities that occur each quarter. The third issue of the EEPQ includes news items on the release of the Electricity ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Ethanol emergency response training

    Safety is the top priority of the ethanol industry and those who transport and bring ethanol to the marketplace. It is with this commitment in mind that the Ethanol Emergency Response Coalition (EERC) has compiled and released the Complete Training Guide for Ethanol Emergency Response, to help prepare ethanol ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • Fife, Washington ice manufacturer failed to notify emergency responders of hazardous chemical release

    According to a settlement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Star Ice and Fuel, of Fife, Washington, failed to immediately report a hazardous chemical release to local, state, and national emergency responders, a violation of the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act. Star Ice & Fuel, Inc. manufactures ice using anhydrous ammonia, a colorless gas used in industrial ...

  • OE Releases 2013 issue 2 of energy emergency preparedness quarterly (April 2013)

    The Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability (OE) has released Volume 2, Issue 2 of the Energy Emergency Preparedness Quarterly (EEPQ), designed to briefly highlight a few of the energy preparedness activities that occur each quarter. This issue of the EEPQ includes news items on the the new Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity Executive Order ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • OE Releases 2014 Issue 2 of Energy Emergency Preparedness Quarterly (August 2014)

    The Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability (OE) has released Volume 3, Issue 2 of the Energy Emergency Preparedness Quarterly (EEPQ), designed to briefly highlight a few of the energy preparedness activities that occur each quarter. ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Four northwest companies agree to settle EPA chemical emergency planning and release reporting violations

    Four northwest companies (2 in Washington, 1 in Oregon, 1 in Idaho) have agreed to follow federal requirements when it comes to reporting the storage, handling, and accidental release of hazardous chemicals. The companies have agreed to correct the violations and pay fines. Two of the firms (Stack & Dickinson) violated the hazardous chemical release reporting requirements of the Emergency ...

  • Unified Grocers settles EPA claims for delayed reporting of ammonia release, risk management, and emergency planning violations

    Unified Grocers has settled with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for alleged chemical release reporting, risk management, and emergency planning violations at its warehouse facility in Seattle, Washington and will pay EPA a $110,200 penalty. The company will also complete a Supplemental Environmental Project which includes ammonia release detection improvements valued at over ...

  • BREEZE Releases Function-Enhancing Software Update for Emergency Response and Planning Modeling System

    BREEZE®, the market-leading air dispersion modeling software used by environmental professionals around the world, recently released a new version of its Incident Analyst modeling software.  First responders and risk management planning teams use BREEZE Incident Analyst to evaluate worst-case and alternative scenarios for chemical releases, explosions, and fire threats.  Industrial ...

  • Chemical Release Data Available

    EPA Sets New Early Record for Releasing Data to Communities Nationally Washington, D.C. - EPA's Toxic Release Inventory (TRI) data is available this year earlier than ever before for local communities and national analysis. Facility-specific data was released last September and the full national data released today. 'EPA is getting quality data out to the public faster through ...

  • Toxic chemical releases declining

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is releasing its annual national analysis of the Toxics Release Inventory (TRI), providing all Americans vital information about their communities. The TRI program publishes information on toxic chemical disposals and releases into the air, land and water, as well as information on waste management and pollution prevention activities in neighborhoods ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Manufacturing facilities release pharmaceuticals

    Pharmaceutical manufacturing facilities can be a significant source of pharmaceuticals to surface waters, according to a new study by the US Geological Survey (USGS) conducted in cooperation with the State of New York. Outflow from two wastewater treatment plants in New York that receive more than 20% of their wastewater from pharmaceutical facilities had concentrations of pharmaceuticals that ...


  • OE Releases 2013 Issue 4 of Energy Emergency Preparedness Quarterly (October 2013)

    The Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability (OE) has released Volume 2, Issue 2 of the Energy Emergency Preparedness Quarterly (EEPQ), designed to briefly highlight a few of the energy preparedness activities that occur each quarter. This issue of the EEPQ includes items on ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Chemdata 2011.1 released

    Chemdata 2011.1 has just been released - customers can download it from our portal as usual. Pocket Chemdata is still undergoing final testing and will be released ...

  • Chemdata 2012.1 Now released

    The 2012.1 update of Chemdata has now been released. Subscribers will have been notified by email and updates for Android devices should be automatically deployed via Google Play if you have automatic updates ...

  • Framework for STEPP initiative released

    In July, the National Stormwater Testing and Evaluation for Products and Practices (STEPP) initiative crossed a milestone with the release of a document that provides recommendations on potential program design components. The document, Framework for a National Testing and Evaluation Program Based Upon the National Stormwater Testing and Evaluation for Products and Practices (STEPP) Initiative ...

  • EPA releases 2010 toxics release inventory national analysis

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is releasing its annual national analysis of the Toxics Release Inventory (TRI), providing all Americans with vital information about their communities. The TRI program publishes information on toxic chemical disposals and other releases into the air, land and water, as well as information on waste management and pollution prevention activities in ...

  • SewerVUE releases GPR / PPR video

    A video clip showing the SewerVUE Surveyor in-pipe ground penetrating radar pipe inspection system during deployment and operation has been uploaded to YouTube and can be viewed at: http://www.youtube.com/user/SewerVUE. This video illustrates the main functions of the robot including the tensioned arm movement of the pipe penetrating radar sensors over protruding ...


    By SewerVUE

  • SCADA attack code released online

    The security of critical infrastructure is in the spotlight after a researcher released attack code that can exploit vulnerabilities in systems used at oil-, gas- and water-management facilities. The 34 exploits were published by a researcher on a computer security mailing list and target seven vulnerabilities in Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems. Computer security ...


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