furan monitoring News

  • Thermo’s High Resolution GC/MS System Satisfies Regulatory Requirements for Low Detection Limits of Dioxins and Furans

    Bremen, Germany (October 27, 2006) – Thermo Electron Corporation, world leader in analytical instrumentation, announces that its new DFS High Resolution GC/MS system is capable of performing precise and reliable confirmation analyses of dioxins and furans in the low femtogram range. The system helps governmental, industrial and commercial laboratories conducting environmental monitoring analyses ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • FTIR provides monitoring flexibility for Catalyst Environmental

    ENVIRONMENTAL instrumentation specialists Quantitech, recently supplied emissions monitoring company Catalyst Environmental, with a range of instruments that has enabled the company to provide a market-leading range of services across a particularly broad spectrum of applications. In the case study described below, the advantages of multiparameter gas analysers from Quantitech are exemplified as ...


    By Quantitech Ltd

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • MCERTS 2011 workshop programme announced

    The organisers of MCERTS 2011 (Telford, 30th and 31st March) have announced the workshop programme to run alongside the event's main conference and exhibition. The workshops will offer a selection of over sixty subjects and will take place in six dedicated rooms located within the exhibition area. It is not necessary to book places at the workshops; registered visitors will simply come and go as ...

  • MCERTS 2011 workshop programme announced

    The organisers of MCERTS 2011 (Telford, 30th and 31st March) have announced the workshop programme to run alongside the event's main conference and exhibition. The workshops will offer a selection of over sixty subjects and will take place in six dedicated rooms located within the exhibition area. It is not necessary to book places at the workshops; registered visitors will simply come and go as ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • EPA Finalizes Air Permit for Proposed Arecibo Solid Waste Facility

    Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced its final approval of an air permit for the construction and operation of a new 77 megawatt solid waste facility, owned by Energy Answers Arecibo, LLC’s, at the former site of Global Fibers Paper Mill in Arecibo, Puerto Rico. The permit requires Energy Answers to use the best available control technology to reduce air pollutants to ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • EPA Issues Cleanup Decision for Woonasquatucket River in Rhode Island

    EPA has selected its cleanup plan for addressing contaminated sediment, soil, surface water and groundwater at the Centredale Manor Restoration Project Superfund Site in North Providence, R.I. Residents living along the Woonasquatucket River, recreational visitors, including anglers, and construction workers as well as wildlife are potentially exposed to site contamination and these exposures may ...

  • 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

  • The Acta Group, L.L.C. -- recent federal developments

    TSCA/FIFRA/NTP/EPCRA EPA Denies TSCA Section 21 Petition On Lead In Ammunition And Fishing Sinkers: On September 24, 2010, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced its decision to deny a petition submitted under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Section 21 requesting that EPA prohibit under TSCA Section 6(a) the manufacture, processing, and ...


    By Acta Group

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