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  • Recovering and recycling phosphorus from incinerated waste

    Phosphorus can be extracted in viable quantities from fly ash, a by-product created when municipal solid waste is burnt in incinerators, according to research conducted in Sweden. Sufficient phosphorus could be recovered from the country’s incinerators to meet 30% of the Swedish annual demand for mineral fertilisers, say the researchers. A substantial amount of municipal solid waste (MSW) ...

  • Milestone project demonstrates innovative mercury emissions reduction technology

    An innovative technology that could potentially help some coal-based power generation facilities comply with anticipated new mercury emissions standards was successfully demonstrated in a recently concluded milestone project at a Michigan power plant. Under a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL), WE Energies demonstrated ...

  • BASF Mercury Sorbent ZX solution for coal-fired power plants

    BASF’s Catalysts division will introduce Mercury Sorbent ZX, an innovative mercury adsorbent solution for coal-fired power plants, at the Power Plant Air Pollutant Control “MEGA” Symposium, being held Aug. 30 – Sept. 2, 2010, in Baltimore, Maryland. The symposium is sponsored by The U.S. Department of Energy, the Electric Power Research Institute, the U.S. Environmental ...


    By BASF Catalysts

  • $6 Billion Fabric Filter System Market By 2009

    The market for fabric filter systems will rise from $4.5 billion in 2005 to just over $6 billion in 2009, according to the latest forecasts contained in the online continually updated Fabric Filters and Elements: World Markets. Fabric filters are used to capture pollutants before they are discharged from stacks and chimneys of industrial facilities. These devices use woven, felted or ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • Tracking largest industrial spill

    At about 1 a.m. last Dec. 22, James Schean awoke with a start. He heard what sounded like a furious thunderclap and a staccato of snapping trees. Then his house shuddered and heaved. Swept up by some mighty force, it tore clear of its foundation and rumbled off like a derailed freight car. "I could hear everything breaking," he says, "the rafters cracking, Sheetrock falling off, the furniture ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • Calgon Carbon Launches New FLUEPAC® Products to Enhance Mercury Capture and Reduce Activated Carbon Consumption by 50-70%

    Calgon Carbon Corporation (NYSE: CCC) announced that it has launched an advanced FLUEPAC® line of products to control an increasing environmental concern, mercury emissions in the coal-fired electric power generation market. These products have the ability to reduce carbon injection rates by 50 to 70 percent below that of standard products, while exceeding the mercury removal requirements ...


    By Calgon Carbon Corporation

  • Swan Hills - a profile

    Located in Swan Hills, Alberta, the Swan Hills Treatment Centre (SHTC), operated by Earth Tech Inc., has been operating as Canada’s only fully-integrated, hazardous waste treatment facility for over 20 years. As landfills become more scarce and unacceptable forms of waste management more ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Soaring demand for metals calls for rethink of recycling practices, says international resource panel

    The growth in demand for metals, which could see needs rise by almost ten times current levels, calls for a rethink of recycling practices in order to address negative environmental impacts, according to two reports released today by the UNEP-hosted International Resource Panel. Launched during a high-level dialogue on Resource Efficiency and Sustainable Management of Metals in Berlin, ...

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