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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

  • 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 ...

  • Emissions regulations theme for MCERTS 2011

    MCERTS 2011 has moved to the Telford International Centre and will take place on 30th and 31st March. The new location will accommodate growth in demand for the latest information on the regulations, techniques, standards and technologies that relate to emissions monitoring and gas detection. The event's visitors will be provided with help and advice across a broad range of subjects including the ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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.

  • 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

  • Air pollution from agriculture: ammonia exceeds emission limits in 2015

    Ammonia (NH3) emissions in Europe have fallen since 1990, but not as much as emissions of other air pollutants tracked under an internationally agreed United Nations Convention. According to a European Environment Agency (EEA) report published today, ammonia emissions increased in 2015 and several European Union Member States as well as the EU as a whole exceeded their respective NH3 emission ...

  • Air pollution from agriculture: EU exceeds international emission limit in 2014

    Ammonia emissions in Europe have fallen since 1990, but by not as much as emissions of other air pollutants tracked under an internationally agreed United Nations convention. According to a new report from the European Environment Agency (EEA), ammonia emissions increased in 2014, meaning several EU Member States as well as the EU now exceed their respective ammonia emission limits under the ...

  • 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 ...

  • EU meets most international air pollutant emissions limits, further cuts possible

    Many air pollutant emissions are below internationally agreed limits, except nitrogen oxides, according to a European Environment Agency report released today. Emissions of three air pollutants, including fine particulate matter, are only slightly above targets to be met in 2020. Nitrogen oxides (NOx) are mainly caused by traffic, although this pollutant is also emitted by industrial ...

  • 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 ...


  • US revises standards for hazardous waste combustion

    The US Environmental Protection Agency issued the National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP) for new and existing hazardous waste combustors on October 12, 2005. The April 8, 2008 amendments to this rule revise or clarify several compliance and monitoring provisions in the October 12, 2005 rule. In addition, these amendments correct several omissions and typographical ...

  • 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

  • EPA, Dow Chemical continue to negotiate river cleanups

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 5 today extended a deadline with Dow Chemical to negotiate a settlement to conduct and finance an investigation, a study and interim cleanup actions for dioxin contamination in the Tittabawassee River system. On Oct. 10, EPA called for negotiations under provisions of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act, or ...

  • EBV Explosives Environmental Company to Pay $580,135 Penalty for Air, Hazardous Waste Violations at Carthage, Mo.

    EBV Explosives Environmental Company, doing business as General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems - Munitions Services, has agreed to pay a $580,135 civil penalty to settle alleged violations of the Clean Air Act and Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) at its facility in Carthage, Mo. In February 2011, EBV sent a letter to EPA that informed the Agency that stack tests conducted in ...

  • 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.

  • EPA terminates negotiations with Dow Chemical on river clean-ups

    US Environmental Protection Agency Region 5 has stopped its negotiations with Dow Chemical aimed at a settlement to conduct a study and interim cleanup actions for dioxin contamination in the Tittabawassee River system. 'EPA does not believe that the deal Dow is offering goes far enough,' said Ralph Dollhopf, Associate Director for the Superfund Division of EPA's Regional Office in Chicago. 'Key ...

  • CEM 2014: stand No. 39 discover a complete range of analyzers, DAS and software for the monitoring of almost all pollutants

    Join us in Istanbul from 14th to 16th of May 2014, stand 39 CEM 2014 - The 11th International Conference and exhibition on Emissions monitoring will take place in Turkey in the country’s financial and cultural capital, Istanbul, ...


    By Environnement S.A

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