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  • EPA Updates Oil and Gas Standards for Storage Tanks

    Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued updates to its April 2012 oil and natural gas standards for storage tanks, which allow responsible oil and natural gas production while ensuring air emissions are reduced as quickly as possible. The updates will phase in emission control deadlines, starting with higher-emitting tanks first, and will provide the time needed to ramp up the ...

  • Poulsbo, Wash. Gas station agrees to pay over $11,000 for failure to monitor underground fuel tanks

    Central Valley Grocery gas station in Poulsbo, Washington, has agreed to pay $11,356 for failing to properly monitor three underground storage tanks (USTs) for leaks for over a year. Owners and operators of USTs are required to test their tanks for leaks on a monthly basis. Failure to do so puts ground water at risk and is a violation of both state and federal law. According to Edward Kowalski, ...

  • Gas detection solutions for monitoring compressed breathing air

    At first glance the physiological demands of the firefighter, the scuba diver and the hospital patient have little in common. One is trained to deal with fire and rescue, one swims underwater and one is concerned with either regaining or improving their health. Yet all three depend to some extent on a safe source of compressed breathing air. In the case of the firefighter, portable breathing sets ...


    By Analox Sensor Technology

  • State IDs Faulty Tanks; Now Tank Law is being scaled Back

    After a 2014 chemical spill polluted drinking water for more than 300,000 people in West Virginia, lawmakers there quickly mandated tighter surveillance of the state's chemical storage tanks. It revealed dozens of tanks that shouldn't have been in service still posed a potential threat to drinking water for more than 134,000 people downstream. Many were corroded and a few were filled with ...


    By Associated Press

  • Saranac Lake, N.Y. gas station owner to install new equipment to ensure underground petroleum tanks are not leaking into groundwater (NY)

    The owner of four gas stations around Saranac Lake, N.Y. will spend $60,000 to improve how its gas stations detect leaks from their underground petroleum storage tank systems, and will assist another gas station and a hotel to do the same as the result of an agreement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). P.J. Hyde & Son, Inc. will also pay a $16,000 fine under the agreement, ...

  • New generation efficiency piston-bubble gas mixer for anaerobic digester and other process tanks at WEFTEC

    From the inventor of gas piston-bubble draft tube mixers comes the new, patented Claro Big Bubble Gun Mixer that significantly reduces sludge disposal volumes and disposal costs, provides greater volatile solids destruction and overall biogas production, reduces sludge dewatering costs and presents almost no oversight or maintenance requirements. Already implemented at large and small wastewater ...


    By Claro Inc

  • FCI Environmental, Inc. announces release of its new gas station monitoring system

    FCI Environmental, Inc. the manufacturer of the innovative PetroSense line, announced today the release of its new gas station monitoring system; the PetroSense Station Master. Designed to provide remote continuous monitoring of total petroleum hydrocarbons (TPH) from underground storage tank leakage and wash down run off; the Station Master uses the best of breed PetroSense DHP sensors and CMS ...


    By PetroSense, Inc

  • New gas-pro confined space gas detector from Crowcon

    Crowcon’s new Gas-Pro portable gas detector is designed with just one purpose – ensuring safety in confined spaces. It is robust, reliable and simple to use with a bright, easy to read display and long battery life. The Gas-Pro has a number of special features specific to confined space entry (CSE) work: Compact and comparable in size to leading front-mount diffusion detectors, ...

  • New blended gas on demand system

    The new Environics Series 3000 gas delivery/blending system offers on-site gas blending of 100% pure bulk gases and is configured to provide a solution to using costly premixed cylinders of gas. Unlike premixed cylinders, the Environics model 3000 provides a repeatable blend of gases, using precision thermal mass flow controllers. The system offers flexibility in addressing particular process and ...


    By Environics, Inc.

  • Vitogas recommends remote monitoring for all distribution companies

    Vitogas uses our equipment to monitor their LPG tanks since 2006. Throughout the Spanish territory, ISA already monitors several hundreds of Vitogas sites. Telemetry of gas tanks allows Vitogas to save on logistics costs and to offer a value-added service to their customers.   Vitogas Spain manages its distribution activity with the monitoring support in its tanks ...

  • Hawaii, EPA and Navy agree to plan to address tank leaks

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Hawaii state Department of Health on Thursday said they finalized a deal with the Navy to better prevent and detect leaks from 20 giant fuel storage tanks near Pearl Harbor. The 70-year-old underground tanks are built into the side of a mountain atop a large aquifer critical to Honolulu's water ...


    By Associated Press

  • ZCL Partners with Freberg environmental to address Florida underground tank insurance crisis

    CL Composites Inc. (TSX:ZCL), North America’s largest underground fiberglass tank manufacturer, announced today that it has partnered with Freberg Environmental Insurance of Denver to offer Prezerver, a comprehensive, non-cancellable, ten-year underground storage tank insurance policy for ZCL’s U.S. customers. The program will be administered by Willis HRH, the North American division ...


    By Xerxes Corporation

  • Pipeline breach renews call for more monitoring

    A saltwater spill from an underground pipeline in North Dakota has renewed calls from farmers and environmentalists to require new monitoring to help ensure that such breaches are prevented or caught quickly. State Rep. Dick Anderson, a Republican farmer from Willow City, said he plans to revisit legislation the state Legislature rejected last year that would mandate flow meters and cutoff ...


    By Associated Press

  • Beat Rising Gas Prices with Heating Optimisation [Webinar]

    Thanks to the Carbon Act, many companies in the UK are already working on decreasing energy consumption, but many energy efficiency plans are focused just on electricity. Ever since Brexit, energy consumers in the UK have seen wholesale gas prices rise 34%. Plus a 24% electricity prices increase. And winter is coming. That’s why there’s no better time than now to ...


    By DEXMA

  • WWEM 2012 to focus on the quality of monitoring- WWEM Conferences

    WWEM 2012, the 5th in a series of highly successful environmental monitoring events, will return to the Telford International Centre on 7th and 8th November 2012 to provide visitors with the latest information on regulations, standards, methods and technologies employed in laboratory, field and process monitoring applications. Organised in conjunction with the Environment Agency and the Water ...

  • The Cities Seeking a Natural Gas Phase Out - Webinar

    Not only is natural gas for power generation becoming increasingly expensive – with prices projected to rise further through to 2020 in the UK – but for geopolitical ...


    By DEXMA

  • Laser gas detection success for Anglian Water Services

    Anglian Water Services (AWS) wanted to quantify methane emissions from their wastewater treatment processes. As these are less well understood and less well defined than indirect carbon emissions associated with electricity use, they set up a project to locate and quantify emissions from the processes at a wastewater treatment works. This was led by the in-house Innovation Team which undertakes ...


    By Geotech

  • Colorado proposes oil, gas air-quality crackdown

    Under pressure to tighten air quality standards for oil and gas drillers, Colorado officials on Monday proposed the nation's first statewide standards for methane emissions and other heightened safeguards. The proposed rules don't require more state inspections of drilling sites. But they do recommend a system of infrared cameras to speed ...


    By Associated Press

  • Oil and Gas Companies Join Partnership to Capture Methane

    In the last two decades, natural gas has become the fuel of choice for power generation, because electricity produced with gas has half the carbon dioxide emissions of coal power. Many see it as a "bridge" to a low-carbon energy future; in 30 countries, it already fuels more than half the electricity. But to the extent that gas isn't burnt for power, but escapes into the ...

  • Owners of Buffalo-Area Gas Stations Ordered to Pay $290,000 in Penalties

    The owners and operators of four gasoline stations in the Buffalo, New York area have been ordered to pay the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency a total of $287,100 in penalties. In August 2012, the EPA issued a complaint to owners and operators of gas stations in Buffalo, Amherst, and Tonawanda, N.Y., alleging violations of numerous federal regulations aimed at protecting water from petroleum ...

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