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  • Elgin platform incident

    Following a report of a well control problem at 12.15hrs on 25 March on the Elgin Well Head Platform and Rowan Viking Drilling Rig, the operator Total E&P UK Limited (Total), with assistance from the Maritime and Coastguard Agency, has completed the evacuation of all crew. All personnel are reported safe with no injuries. The incident occurred during work to plug and abandon the well, which ...

  • Elgin platform incident

    Government welcomes TOTAL’s release of more environmental data Risk to marine environment remains minimal says newly established Environment Group The Government today welcomed the release of more environmental data by TOTAL relating to the ongoing gas release at the Elgin wellhead platform. TOTAL has made available on their website the summaries of the aircraft ...

  • New technology for water quality incident response

    INTELLITECT Water has launched a unique, highly innovative drinking water monitoring technology, the Intellisonde SA™, which provides remote, continuous access to tap water quality data. Historically, the normal response to any issues relating to tap water quality would be for a Water Company to dispatch a team of water samplers equipped with sample bottles and/or DPD test kits. There are four ...


    By Intellitect Water Ltd

  • ABLE Jerome is equipment of choice for EA Incident Response Teams

    During the Buncefield incident in Hertfordshire in 2005, it was established that there was no coordinated response to potentially adverse air quality incidents. As a result, the Department for Environment, Food, and Rural Affairs asked the Environment Agency to lead a coordinated monitoring and modeling response with the Met Office, Health Protection Agency, Public Health Wales, Health & ...

  • EHS Data software manages EHS incident information at 50 sites

    Our Monitor Pro software tools grew up providing data management solutions for the landfill industry, where we have been the industry standard for many years. Nowadays we provide systems globally to all sorts of facilities from huge mine sites to oil and gas companies, from Papua New Guinea to the foothills of the Andes. In addition to our standard products we also undertake bespoke development, ...


    By EHS Data Ltd.

  • Mercury incident at Yakima home requires EPA emergency cleanup

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has completed an emergency cleanup of elemental mercury at a residential home in the South 15th Ave. and Nob Hill neighborhood of Yakima, Washington. EPA worked closely with Yakima Health District and the Washington State Department of Ecology to complete the cleanup and ensure that public health and the environment were not harmed. An EPA contractor in ...

  • Canadian Natural Resources Limited Provides Further Update to Horizon Primary Upgrader Incident

    CALGARY, ALBERTA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/10/11 -- Canadian Natural Resources Limited (TSX: CNQ)(NYSE: CNQ) ("Canadian Natural" or the "Company") is providing this third update regarding the fire that occurred on January 6, 2011 at its Horizon Primary Upgrader. Investigations by Occupational Health and Safety ("OH&S") and the Canadian Natural Investigation team have been underway since the ...


  • New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez and U.S Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz Announce Settlement on Nuclear Waste Incidents

    Today, New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez and Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz released the terms of a $73 million settlement of the State’s claims against the Department of Energy (DOE) and its contractors related to the February 2014 incidents at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) in Carlsbad, New Mexico, including the ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • RAE Systems Enables Remote Access to Real-Time Gas, Radiation, Biometric Data to Enhance Responder Safety and Reduce Incident Response Times

    RAE Systems, the leader in connected gas and radiation detection solutions, today announced its ProRAE Guardian Real-time Wireless Safety System for emergency responder, military and national security customers in Europe. The Wireless Safety System delivers real-time data on toxic gases and ...


    By RAE Systems by Honeywell

  • RAE Systems to Showcase Industry-First Real-Time Gas Detection System That Enables Faster Incident Response Times at FDIC 2012

    As part of its ongoing commitment to enhance safety through the reduction in incident response times for first responders, RAE Systems, the leader in toxic gas detection systems and portable detectors, today announced that it will actively participate in the Fire Department Instructor ...


    By RAE Systems by Honeywell

  • RAE Systems Enables Remote Access to Real-Time Gas, Radiation, Biometric Data to Enhance Responder Safety and Reduce Incident Response Times

    RAE Systems, the leader in connected gas and radiation detection solutions, today announced its ProRAE Guardian Real-time Wireless Safety System for emergency responder, military and national security customers. The Wireless Safety System provides wireless delivery of real-time data on ...


    By RAE Systems by Honeywell

  • Transocean Agrees to Plead Guilty to Environmental Crime and Enter Civil Settlement to Resolve U.S. Clean Water Act Penalty Claims from Deepwater Horizon Incident

    Transocean Deepwater Inc. has agreed to plead guilty to violating the Clean Water Act (CWA) and to pay a total of $1.4 billion in civil and criminal fines and penalties, for its conduct in relation to the Deepwater Horizon disaster, the Department of Justice announced today. The criminal information, and a proposed partial civil consent decree to resolve the U.S. government’s civil penalty ...

  • EPA Statement: update on ongoing monitoring

    As a result of the incident with the Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan, several EPA air monitors have detected very low levels of radioactive material in the United States consistent with estimates from the damaged nuclear reactors. These detections were expected and the levels detected are far below levels of public-health concern. Elevated levels of radioactive material in rainwater have been ...

  • NRC monitoring approach of Hurricane Ike

    The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has activated its Incident Response Center in Arlington, Texas, and is monitoring the approach of Hurricane Ike, expected to make landfall on the Texas coast tomorrow morning. The South Texas Project nuclear plant in Bay City, Texas, has notified the NRC that it intends to shut down if hurricane winds in excess of 73 mph are forecast on site.  The licensee would ...

  • Analytical Services offer THM monitoring

    Severn Trent Services can now monitor Trihalomethanes (THMs) on line in processed water, using the AquaSen THM100 On-line Total Trihalomethanes Monitor. THMs are the most prevalent disinfection by-products. They are formed when chlorine used in water treatment and bromine react with naturally occurring organic compounds in raw source water. THM regulation is enforced by UK drinking water ...


  • Laboratory to improve hazardous waste monitoring

    In a bid to protect the coastal environment of West Africa from hazardous waste, a modern laboratory has been set in Abidjan, Côte d"Ivoire, to improve the port"s waste monitoring standards. The laboratory which was formally handed over to the Côte d"Ivoire"s ministry of environment, is equipped to test for hazardous waste from ships entering the West African port. The laboratory ...


  • The Importance of Eyewash Station Maintenance and Monitoring

    Many different types of industries are required to install and maintain eyewash stations for their employees’ safety and health. These eyewash stations are an important safety device that can be instrumental for mitigating a number of different types of eye injuries. The Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) reports that work-related eye injuries cost more than ...


    By Clark Seif Clark Inc.

  • Oil spill monitoring in Western Australia

    EOMAP GmbH & Co has launched several services to support oil spill monitoring using optical satellites. The services were developed for mapping a major ecological disaster: a recent oil spill near the coast of Western Australia.   Oil, gas and condensate started seeping into the Timor Sea on 21st August from a leak 250 kilometres north of Truscott, and 690 kilometres west of ...


  • Sludge Blanket Monitoring Made Easy!

    At Partech we understand the need for simple, low cost methods for sludge blanket monitoring in a wide variety of settlement tanks. It its important to have reliable detection in order to de-sludge tanks at the most beneficial time, reducing costs and unnecessary work at a later stage in the cleaning process. ...


    By Partech (Electronics) Ltd.

  • NRC monitoring approach of Hurricane Gustav

    The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has dispatched additional personnel to nuclear power plants in Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas in anticipation of the expected landfall Monday of Hurricane Gustav. One plant – Waterford, located about 20 miles west of New Orleans – informed the NRC it intends to shut down late Sunday evening to ensure that all safety precautions are in place ahead of the storm. ...

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