environmental process News

  • TSCA: EPA releases proposed chemical risk evaluation process under new TSCA

    On January 19, 2017, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed a process for conducting risk evaluations to determine whether a chemical substance presents an unreasonable risk of injury to health or the environment, including an unreasonable risk to a potentially exposed or susceptible subpopulation, under the conditions of use. 82 Fed, Reg. 7562. The process would not consider ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • E-waste recyclers discuss future trends

    The Internet of Things is one of the key trends of the future. Already today, 15 billion things are digitally connected with one another and experts predict an increase to 50 billion devices in the IoT (Internet of Things) by the year 2020. These things include not only computers, tablets and smartphones, but also wearables, consumer electronics and the vehicles we use. However, although this ...

  • Fujicolor Processing Pleads Guilty to Environmental Crime

    (Washington, D.C.)  Fujicolor Processing agreed to pay a $200,000 criminal fine for discharging excessive amounts of silver-tainted photo processing waste to a Texas wastewater treatment plant, the Justice Department and Environmental Protection Agency announced today.  ...

  • HPA develops new environmental sampling process

    The Health Protection Agency has developed a new environmental sampling process to help assess the risks to human health from major chemical disasters. Delegates at the Health Protection Agency’s annual conference in Warwick will find out how soil, herbage and dust sampling processes will allow Agency scientists to assess the short and long term health risks from chemical contaminants following ...


    By Health Protection Agency

  • Why the environmental assessment process needs an overhaul

    A controversial mining project in British Columbia raises questions about the need for a single environmental assessment process throughout Canada. The Prosperity Gold Copper Mine, a project of Vancouver-based Taseko Mines Ltd., is a proposed open-pit mine located 125 kilometres southwest of Williams Lake, B.C. In addition to the mine itself, the project would involve 125 kilometres of new ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • South American Market for Process And Environmental Equipment Is On the Upswing

    The demand for Brazilian ethanol and Chilean metals are two of the reasons that healthy growth is forecast for process and environmental equipment in Latin America .  The market for pumps will grow from just under $2 billion this year to $2.8 billion in 2010 in all countries of the Americas with the exception of the U.S. and Canada (according to the latest online forecast in the McIlvaine ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • NUVIA Process

    The evaluation has demonstrated that Kartotrak can provide key information to a project manager for a better risk management. After several technical exchanges between NUVIA Process and Geovariances about the use of geostatistics for radiologically contaminated soil characterization, a guided evaluation was conducted to try Kartotrak on a real dataset. The first objective was to ensure that the ...


    By Geovariances

  • Cities identified as key actor in European Environmental and Health Process

    In preparation of the Sixth Ministerial Conference on Environment and Health, which will take place in 2017, stakeholders of the European Environmental and Health Process (EHP) have identified cities as a key actor contributing to the elimination of the most significant environmental threats to human health. The EHP is co-ordinated by the World Health Organisation's Regional Office for ...

  • Climate change should be part of BC’s Environmental Assessment process

    The Environmental Law center of the University of Victoria is calling on government to include climate change impacts in BC’s environmental assessment process. Prepared on behalf of Sierra Club, BC, Blind Spot: The Failure to Consider Climate in British Columbia’s Environmental Assessments, flags profound flaws in the current environmental assessment regime that could ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Asia`s Leading Scientific, Environmental and Process Technology Business Event Opens

    Industry attendees convene for a week of knowledge exchange and business networking AnaLabAsia2011, Controls, Instrumentation and Automation 2011 and EnviroAsia2011 opens today, amidst the continent's rapid growth and increasing need for the latest analytical and instrument technologies and sustainable practices. The shows togetherpresent an all-encompassing showcase of the most innovative and ...

  • KODAK SONORA XP Process Free Plates Recognized by Environmental Leader Technology Reviews for Energy and Environmental Benefits

    KODAK SONORA XP Process Free Plates, the company’s recently introduced solution for process-free thermal plate technology, received a stellar rating in theEnvironmental LeaderTechnology Reviews program. The panel of judges recognized SONORA XP Plates successfully combine a strong business value proposition with environmentally sound technology innovation. “It’s gratifying any ...

  • Resource-Friendly Processes and Products

    The measurement systems manufacturer regularly invests in optimum process design. In addition to certification according to ISO 9001-2015 the company was certified according to the ISO 14001 environmental standard this year for the first time. Managing director Marcus Fischer says: „As a provider of measurement systems whose products are mainly used in the fields of water supply, water ...


    By NIVUS GmbH

  • Sustainable Manufacturing Processes

    The ever-increasing cost of resources and the threat of adverse environmental impacts indicate that the time for sustainable manufacturing processes to emerge is now. A proposed new ASTM International standard will help industry adopt more sustainable and environmentally friendly practices by informing manufacturers how they can incorporate sustainability into their daily operations. ...


    By ASTM International

  • MESAN Industrial Process Equipment

    A New multinational brand reputation to uphold for A New Product Range with exclusive licence for Egypt has been adapted by Hammam Industries & Co. Egypt with a cooperative signed agreement between MESAN Group & Hammam Industries & Co. Mesan Group For more than 30 years, MESAN Group has engaged in designing, manufacturing and servicing cooling towers, and is supplying ...


    By Hammam Industries & Co.

  • Resource-Friendly Processes and Products

    The measurement systems manufacturer regularly invests in optimum process design. In addition to certification according to ISO 9001-2015 the company was certified according to the ISO 14001 environmental standard this year for the first time. Managing director Marcus Fischer says: „As a provider of measurement systems whose products are mainly used in the fields of water supply, water ...


  • Process safety redefined!

    This year, sera has developed four new types of multilayer diaphragm pumps and four new types of piston diaphragm pumps featuring the multilayer diaphragm technology. These include two types for the local, manual control (R-series) as well as two types with integrated control electronics (C-series). By offering the new piston diaphragm pumps, sera has responded to customer requests for ...


    By sera GmbH

  • TOC analyser for process water

    The QuickTOCcondensate is the online measurement system for the fast and precise determination of TOC in pure water of industrial processes. Its patented thermal oxidation technique at 1,200°C guarantees that all organic impurities are completely oxidised without exception and offers the added saving of negating the need of expensive catalysts, as with other high temperature methods. The ...


    By LAR Process Analysers AG

  • Process safety redefined!

    This year, sera has developed four new types of multilayer diaphragm pumps and four new types of piston diaphragm pumps featuring the multilayer diaphragm technology. These include two types for the local, manual control (R-series) as well as two types with integrated control electronics (C-series). By offering the new piston diaphragm pumps, sera has responded to customer requests for ...


    By sera GmbH

  • EPA updates IRIS process

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that it has revised the Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS) process. In a May 21, 2009, memorandum, EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson stated that recent changes, including procedures formalized in an April 21, 2009, memorandum, “have reduced the transparency, timeliness, and scientific integrity of the IRIS process.” According to ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Environmental considerations

    This part of the presentation addresses environmental considerations related to desalination. Large-scale seawater desalination projects are now being developed in locations where they never had been previously considered. In the last eight years, plants have begun to be developed and constructed in Australia, Europe, India and the US. Some of these projects are located on extremely ...

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