gaseous pollutant News

  • Demolition of K-31 gaseous diffusion building begins

    Demolition of the K-31 Building at Oak Ridge’s East Tennessee Technology Park (ETTP) began today, marking the removal of the fourth of five gaseous diffusion buildings at the former uranium enrichment site. The two-story building covers 750,000 square feet and spans a 17-acre footprint. The K-31 facility began operations in 1951, and it was used to enrich uranium for defense and commercial ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Micro-pollutants in water circulation

    The elimination of micro-pollutants from our water is a challenge which more and more responsible providers and disposers have to set themselves. While biological treatment processes do not remove them completely, oxidation with ozone is proving to be one of the most efficient methods. Pharmaceuticals help many people and animals when fighting diseases, keeping healthy or improving quality of ...


    By WEDECO - a Xylem brand

  • Stringent air pollution norms boost adoption of air pollution control equipment

    The industrial growth and the infrastructure boom in India has vitalized several industries such as steel, cement and electricity. The electricity vertical has been especially invigorated, with utilities adding capacities to their plant to close the gap between demand and supply. These developments across verticals have fueled demand for air pollution control equipment (APCE) in India. New ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Latest Edition Series 5000 Packed Tower Scrubbers Are Match Engineered To Precisely Meet The Most Demanding Gaseous Contaminant, Odor Reduction, Mist Removal, and Process Requirements

    Bionomic Industries, Inc., an industry-leading manufacturer of proven air pollution abatement, product, and heat recovery technologies, has announced availability of their latest concept, the high efficiency Series 5000 Counter Current Packed Tower Scrubber with increased versatility. Series 5000 Packed Towers incorporate Bionomic's maximum throughput Hi-Flow(TM) random or structured packing, ...


    By Bionomic Industries Inc.

  • Global health impact of PM2.5 air pollution assessed

    PM2.5 air pollution can have a significant impact on human health, not only for local populations, but also in regions far from its source of emission, shows a new study. The study calculates ‘damage factors’ to human health of PM2.5 and in different parts of the world. PM2.5, made up of any particles smaller than 2.5 micrometres in diameter, is emitted from various sources, ...

  • Air pollution linked to increased incidents of stroke

    Exposure to gaseous and particulate matter pollution have been found to increase the immediate risk of stroke, a review of medical studies has shown. The increased risk is most pronounced the same day as the exposure, and for fine particles the increased risk persists over several days. The authors hope information from this study will help policymakers to develop suitable controls to limit the ...

  • Air Pollution Control for Coal-Fired Power Plants

    This is an update by the same author, a Ph.D. chemical engineer, of a BCC Research report of the same name published in March 2009. In the three-plus years since then there has been a lot of talk, political posturing and research, but not much has actually happened, either in new technology or major new business thrusts, in the coal-fired power plant industry regarding its actions to control air ...


  • Canada to Impose New Air Pollutant Regulations

    The Minister of the Environment, Leona Aglukkaq, has announced that for the first time the Government of Canada will regulate industrial air pollutant emissions through requirements in the proposed Multi-Sector Air Pollutants Regulations. It is estimated that these new regulations will contribute significantly to lowering smog levels and improve air quality overall for Canadians. An estimated ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Air Pollution Control for Coal-Fired Power Plants

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Air Pollution Control for Coal-Fired Power Plants ...


    By ReportLinker

  • CCA Receives Multiple Air Pollution Control Orders in Excess of $6 Million

    MONROE, Conn.- Combustion Components Associates (CCA), a leader in designing, manufacturing, and installing combustion optimization and NOx reduction equipment and technologies, today announced the receipt of air pollution control orders in the U.S. and Europe totaling over $6M. Two orders are for selective non-catalytic reduction (SNCR) applications in the United States. The largest order is at ...


    By CCA Combustion Systems

  • NASA Finds Sea Ice Decline Driving Rise in Arctic Air Pollutants

    Drastic reductions in Arctic sea ice in the last decade may be intensifying the chemical release of bromine into the atmosphere, resulting in ground-level ozone depletion and the deposit of toxic mercury in the Arctic, according to a new NASA-led study. The connection between changes in the Arctic Ocean's ice cover and bromine chemical processes is determined by the interaction between the salt ...

  • Air pollution exceeds safety limits in big Asian cities

    Air pollution in major cities in Asia exceeds the World Health Organisation's (WHO) air quality guidelines and toxic cocktails result in more than 530,000 premature deaths a year, according to a new report issued on Tuesday Outdoor Air Pollution and Health in the Developing Countries of Asia: A Comprehensive Review, is the first comprehensive literature review to come out of the U.S.-based Health ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Museums, galleries, libraries and archives are at risk from indoor pollutants

    Indoor Air Quality is a significant issue in libraries, museums and archival collections - due mainly to the fact that many compounds, as well as unsuitable temperature and humidity has a deteriorating effect on many valuable and precious items stored in these buildings. Air pollution can attack heritage materials. Museums, galleries, libraries and archives are all at risk. Deterioration is ...


    By PPM Technology

  • Major NASA Air Pollution Study To Fly Over California

    A multi-year NASA airborne science mission is on its way to California to help scientists better understand how to measure and forecast air quality globally from space. Two NASA aircraft equipped with scientific instruments will fly over the San Joaquin Valley between Bakersfield and Fresno in January and February to measure air pollution. One aircraft will fly within 1,000 feet of the ground. ...

  • Ceilcote Air Pollution Control announces major hazardous waste treatment project award

    Ceilcote Air Pollution Control, a global leader in the design and manufacture of systems for industrial waste treatment and air pollution control, received a 7.2 million dollar contract for the design and supply of a complete process system for destruction of gaseous and liquid silicone chemical waste streams.  The system will consist of a down-flow incinerator followed by exhaust treatment to ...

  • Alpha MOS signs new distribution agreements for the RQ box solution

    These new distribution agreements reinforce the international distribution network of the RQ Box solution. They cover the following countries: UK, Ireland, Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, Oman, Qatar, UAE, Kazakhstan. Experts in the field of air quality, our distributors are competent contact for all matters relating to the monitoring of odors and gaseous pollutants. Do you want to get in ...


    By Alpha MOS Environment

  • Air quality monitoring station installed in China with help of Ecotech

    Shangri-La, nestled in the foothills of the Himalayas, means ‘land of sacredness and peace.’ in the Tibetan language. It is an exotic paradise located 3600m above sea level in southern China.  A place you would image to be devoid of the pollution plaguing major cities around the world.  The Chinese Meteorological Administration (CMA) are determined to keep it this way and have just ...


    By Ecotech Pty Ltd

  • New Series 9000 Preformed Spray Scrubbers Specifically Designed to Simultaneously Remove Solid and Gas Particulates from Dryer and Processing Operations

    Bionomic Industries, Inc., an industry-leading manufacturer of proven air pollution abatement, product, and heat recovery technologies, has announced availability of their new high performance Series 9000 Preformed Spray Scrubber. Designed to simultaneously remove solid and gaseous particulates from dryers and other processing operations, the Series 9000 features a specially designed fine droplet ...


    By Bionomic Industries Inc.

  • Hopewell, Va., Company to Pay $175,000 Penalty to Settle Clean Air Act Violations at Manufacturing Facility

    According to the United States' complaint, Hercules allegedly failed to adequately demonstrate compliance with the national emission standard for hazardous air pollutants for cellulose products manufacturing and violated related regulations on leak detection and repair. Cellulose fiber is the main raw material used in the manufacturing processes conducted at the facility, located at 1111 Hercules ...

  • A cost effective, compact solution to air quality measurement

    The E4100 is a revolutionary air quality transmitter that measures up to four most common gaseous pollutants and basic meteorological data of ambient air. Measurement data is sent wirelessly to a web-based database or locally via a serial interface. Small and elegantly designed, the E4100 is excellent for monitoring air quality in urban areas and around industry. It is the first air quality ...

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