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  • FLSmidth Airtech introduces new air pollution control technology at TÇMB Turkey

    New FLSmidth Airtech fabric filter and ESP technologies enables customers remotely monitor and analyse filter conditions. FLSmidth Airtech, market leader in the air pollution control industry, is releasing product updates for its fabric filter and ESP technologies at the 14th edition of TÇMB International Technical Seminar & Exhibition in Antalya, Turkey, 10-13 October, 2017. The ...


    By FLSmidth AFT

  • POLLUTEC 2007

    MAGUIN S.A.S will be present at the POLLUTEC 2007 exhibition which will take place in Paris Nord Villepinte (France)from 27th to 30th November. Our team of professionals will be glad to study your project and to put at your disposal their skills and knowledge in the field of waste incineration, air pollution control and waste-to-energy processes.This exhibition will also give you the opportunity ...

  • New Technology Helps Monitor Potentially Toxic Incinerator Emissions

    Casella ETi (UK), has installed two 'Amesa ' systems (Absorption Method for Sampling of Dioxins and Furans) at the Isle of Man 'Energy from Waste' (EfW) incinerator' - the first in the UK to have a continous dioxin sample system permanently installed. Until recently technology has not been available to accurately measure dioxin and furan emissions. Rita Greenwood, Environmental Manager at ...


    By Casella

  • POPs have decreased significantly thanks to regulation, EU study reveals

    Quantities of dioxins and furans (PCDD/F), and hexachlorocyclohexane (HCH), in air and water decreased significantly between 1990 and 2000, according to a recent study evaluating the effectiveness of regulations governing the release of persistent organic pollutants (POPs).  Modelling future scenarios suggest further decreases in these and other POPs through 2020. POPs are toxic substances that ...

  • Review confirms the need to reduce pollution from industrial installations

    Emissions of certain industrial pollutants in the European Union are still increasing, according to a review published today by the European Commission and the European Environment Agency. The second European Pollutant Emission Register (EPER) review confirms last year's preliminary assessment (IP/06/1618). This second report marks the first comprehensive report of emissions data for industrial ...


  • Programme announced for International Emissions Conference

    Lesley Sloss Principal Environmental Consultant at IEA Clean Coal Centre chairs the 11th International Conference and Exhibition on Emissions Monitoring.  CEM 2014 will take place from 14th to 16th May at the Renaissance Polat Istanbul Hotel in Turkey. The selected presentations will be given by speakers from 13 different countries covering a wide variety of subjects within the event’s ...

  • MACT standards for sewage sludge incinerators

    EPA announced in the October 14 Federal Register proposed rulemaking to cut emissions of mercury, particle pollution and other harmful pollutants from sewage sludge incinerators (SSIs). According to EPA, SSIs represent the sixth-largest source of mercury air emissions in the U.S. The proposed standards would apply to both multiple-hearth and fluidized bed incinerators. Units incinerating sewage ...


    By Custom Stack Analysis, LLC.

  • Individual non-methane VOCs have large impacts on human health

    Emissions of non-methane volatile organic compounds (NMVOCs) can have damaging effects on human health. New research has now revealed that only three substances out of a large number of NMVOCs are responsible for almost all damaging effects on human health. Air pollution policies should be designed to target these substances specifically, rather than overall NMVOC emissions, the researchers ...


    By European Commission

  • Ramping up our POPs monitoring role

    As a Party to the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants, Australia and 172 other countries are committed to eliminating or restricting the production and use of a range of chemicals that pose a major, long-term threat to humans and the environment. CSIRO atmospheric scientist, Dr Melita Keywood, said POPs typically have the ability to: remain intact in the environment for long ...

  • EPA and the commonwealth of Kentucky reach agreement with Logan Aluminum Inc. to resolve allegations of clean air act violations (KY)

    The Department of Justice on behalf of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, along with the Commonwealth of Kentucky, have filed a complaint and entered into a consent decree with Logan Aluminum Inc. to settle alleged violations of the Clean Air Act’s National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants for Secondary Aluminum Production occurring at Logan Aluminum’s ...

  • Emission rules tighten for medical waste incinerators

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's new limits on air emissions will affect most existing hospital, medical, and infectious waste incinerators (HMIWI). This final action will reduce about 390,000 pounds of several pollutants each year including acid gases, nitrogen oxides, and metals such as lead, cadmium, and mercury. The agency also is finalizing additional testing, monitoring, and ...


    By Custom Stack Analysis, LLC.

  • Speakers announced for international emissions conference

    The organisers of CEM 2014 have published the titles of the Conference presentations that will take place from 14th to 16th May at the Renaissance Polat Istanbul Hotel in Turkey. The selected presentations will be given by speakers from 13 different countries covering a wide variety of subjects within the event’s emissions monitoring theme. The control of emissions to air can only be ...

  • U.S. and Indiana Settle Clean Air Act Case with Muncie Smelter to Reduce Lead Emissions

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today that Exide Technologies has agreed to settle a lawsuit brought by the United States and the State of Indiana alleging Clean Air Act violations at the company’s lead smelter in Muncie, Indiana. Exide Technologies has agreed to spend over $3.9 million to install state-of-the-art pollution control equipment to reduce harmful air ...

  • Dow Chemical Removes Contaminants Near its Home Factory

    MIDLAND, Michigan, July 12, 2007 (ENS) - The Dow Chemical Company began work this week to remove contaminated sediments in the Tittabawassee River, just upstream of the Dow Dam in the company's hometown of Midland. The sediments are contaminated with high levels of dioxins and furans, chlorobenzenes, metals, and other materials. On June 27, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 5 gave ...

  • McClellan Business Park completes first in the nation privatized cleanup, redevelopment at military Superfund site in Sacramento

    At a ceremony today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, along with the California Department of Toxic Substances Control, the Regional Water Quality Control Board, the U.S. Air Force, Sacramento County and McClellan Business Park, will highlight the first time that a private party has completed a cleanup at a military Superfund site in the nation. “This project is a great example of ...

  • Proposed EPA air toxics standards for PVC production

    On April 15, 2011, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed a rule to update emissions limits for air toxics from polyvinyl chloride production (PVC production). The proposal requires facilities that produce PVC to reduce emissions of harmful toxic airemissions, improving air quality, and protecting public health in communities where these facilities are located. Exposure to toxic air ...


    By Golden Specialty, Inc.

  • Governments Meet to Eliminate 12 Persistant Organic Pollutants

    PUNTA DEL ESTE, Uruguay, May 2, 2005 (ENS) - The Conrad Resort and Casino in Punta del Este is full of government ...

  • India takes steps to reduce persistent organic pollutants

    India being a signatory to the Stockholm Convention would require to develop a National Implementation Plan to demonstrate how the obligations of the convention will be implemented. Inaugurating the Inception Workshop for the Development of National Implementation Plan in India as First Step to Implement the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) Ms Meena Gupta, Secretary ...


    By Indian Government

  • EPA releases final Lower Duwamish Waterway Superfund cleanup plan

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has released the final cleanup plan for the Lower Duwamish Waterway Superfund site, a major industrial waterway that includes the mouth of the Duwamish River on the south end of Elliott Bay. As part of the cleanup plan, the Washington State Department of Ecology will continue leading source control efforts that reduce incoming pollution to the river and ...

  • Four New Chemicals Proposed for Global Blacklist

    PUNTA DEL ESTE, Uruguay, May 5, 2005 (ENS) - Four new chemicals have been proposed for a global ban at the first meeting of the ...

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