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  • American Leak Detection Urges Homeowners to Check for Hidden Water Leaks During Fix-a-Leak Week

    Looking for ways to save money during the current recession? American Leak Detection has a suggestion: Check your home for "hidden" water leaks. In support of Fix-a-Leak Week, the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) annual national awareness campaign, scheduled for March 15 to 21, American Leak Detection is encouraging homeowners to run some simple tests and make some basic repairs to help ...


    By Marketwire

  • Fixing Leaks Saves Water and Money

    The arrival of spring brings an increase in outdoor activity -- including yard chores, deck and outdoor furniture clean up, and swimming pool prep -- that can drive water usage and utility bills up. While this increased seasonal cost is just another reality of home ownership, costs driven by water leaks should not be. American Leak Detection says that from both an environmental and an economic ...


    By American Leak Detection

  • GASSONIC OBSERVER-i Ultrasonic Gas Leak Detector

    MSA is proud to announce the introduction of the new GASSONIC OBSERVER-i Ultrasonic Gas Leak Detector designed with Artificial Neural Network (ANN) intelligence and real-time broadband acoustic sound processing technology, setting a new global industry standard in highly reliable ultrasonic gas leak detection with unprecedented suppression of false alarms. With the incorporation of ANN ...


  • Hazmat training: preparing for the worst

    There is an old saying among the firefighter community: "Train as if your life depends on it, because it does." Training can mean the difference between life and death, particularly when it comes to hazardous materials. Knowing what to expect and being familiar with your personal protective equipment will ensure you are prepared for day one of your training. Ultimately, preparation leads to peace ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • Crowcon launches Gas-Tec Hydrocarbon Gas Detector for Leak Survey and Localisation

    Crowcon’s new Gas-Tec portable hydrocarbon gas detector is designed for rapid leak survey and localisation in applications such as gas distribution networks and landfill sites. Using Crowcon’s tried and tested flame ionisation chamber, the Gas-Tec also features next generation technology such as GPS, data and event logging. The new device allows survey teams to track progress and quickly pinpoint ...

  • Union awaits info on leak at New Mexico nuke dump

     A union representing some 200 workers at the nation's only underground nuclear waste dump said Tuesday its wants to be sure employees are safe when the repository reopens after a radiation leak that exposed at least 13 people. The Waste Isolation Pilot Plant near Carlsbad has been off-limits to most workers for nearly three weeks. Only ...


    By Associated Press

  • Enbridge Energy Partners Update on Michigan Leak Clean-Up

    HOUSTON, TEXAS -- (Marketwire) -- 07/27/10 -- Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P. (NYSE: EEP) (the "Partnership") today provided an update on the progress being made in the clean-up efforts undertaken in response to the leak that occurred on Line 6B near Marshall, Michigan the morning of July 26, 2010. Community health and safety, and environmental mitigation remain top priorities. "Crews worked ...


    By Marketwire

  • American Leak Detection Warns Homeowners About Summer Mold Danger

    It's summertime! The sun is shining, the weather is warm. Who's thinking about mold? American Leak Detection says that if homeowners are not thinking about mold, they should be. Summer's heat and humidity -- especially when combined with an undetected or untreated leak -- can set the stage for mold to flourish. "The best way to deal with indoor mold is ...


    By American Leak Detection

  • New Gassonic Observer-i Ultrasonic Gas Leak Detector Is The Industry’s First Artificial Neural Network Intelligent Device

    Designed with Artificial Neural Network (ANN) intelligence and real-time broadband acoustic sound processing technology, the state-of-the-art Gassonic Observer-i Ultrasonic Gas Leak Detector sets a new global industry standard in highly reliable ultrasonic gas leak detection with unprecedented suppression of false alarms.  With the incorporation of ANN technology, the breakthrough Gassonic ...


    By General Monitors

  • Job training grant will help develop green workforce skills in Merrimack Valley

    EPA was joined by Congresswoman Niki Tsongas to announce a $300,000 grant to the Merrimack Valley Workforce Investment Board.  The funding, from EPA’s Brownfields program, is part of an ongoing EPA effort to help create good-paying, skilled green jobs in New England. EPA’s Environmental Workforce Development and Job Training Grant Program helps train skilled workers in local ...

  • Train carrying 3 million gallons of crude still burning

    Oil cars were still burning more than a day after a train carrying 3 million gallons of North Dakota crude derailed in a West Virginia snowstorm, shooting fireballs into the sky. Hundreds of families were evacuated after losing their drinking water and electricity when 19 tank cars slammed into each other and caught fire, leaking oil into a Kanawha River tributary and burning a nearby house down ...


    By Associated Press

  • Idaho Department of Environmental Quality Unveils Free Online Compliance Training for Underground Storage Tank Operators at Idaho.gov

    The Idaho Department of Environmental Quality has launched TankHelper, a new online training and compliance tool developed in the Gem State for owners and operators of Idaho’s fueling facilities. The free service is available at http://idaho.gov/, the ...

  • Central Florida Fire Rescue Department Completes Testing and Confirms MagneGas® Fuel Order

    MagneGas Corporation ("MagneGas" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: MNGA), a leading technology company that counts among its inventions a patented process that converts liquid waste into a hydrogen-based fuel, announced today that it has received formal confirmation from a Central Florida Fire Rescue Department that it has successfully completed testing of MagneGas® for use as a replacement to ...


    By MagneGas Corporation

  • EPA and Baltimore`s CNX Marine Terminals, Inc. settle water and waste violations

    CNX Marine Terminals, Inc. has agreed to pay a $34,600 penalty to settle alleged violations of federal environmental laws involving the discharge of pollutants in stormwater runoff, the operation and maintenance of underground storage tank systems and waste storage, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today. The alleged violations were at the CNX terminal at 3800 New Gate Ave., ...

  • EPA approves new EGT permits with strict conditions

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has approved permit applications by Environmental Geo-Technologies LLC (EGT) to operate two hazardous waste injection wells in Romulus, Mich. The new permits contain stricter conditions to protect the environment than previous permits that were granted to prior operators of the facility. EPA will require EGT to: Increase site security. Increase the ...

  • Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc., to pay $300,000 civil penalty for clean air act violations at St. Joseph, Mo., Facility

    Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc., (BIV), has agreed to pay a $300,000 civil penalty to the United States to settle a series of alleged violations of the federal Clean Air Act at its veterinary health products facility in St. Joseph, Mo. According to a civil complaint filed in U.S. District Court in Kansas City, Mo., BIV’s St. Joseph plant allegedly violated sections of the Clean Air Act ...

  • Arson Results from a Mold Problem in an Arizona Hotel

    LA Testing offers indoor air quality (IAQ) testing services for mold, bacteria and other contaminants that impact indoor air quality Pasadena, CA, February 18th, 2011 Last month a person staying at a hotel in Phoenix, Arizona was accused of setting fire at the property.  The accused man actually called 911 to report the fire in his hotel room.  When the ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • New York Licensed Mold Assessors Identify and Resolve Microbial Growth Following Water Damage

    When water damage occurs in a commercial building, school, or home, its presence can not only ruin and destroy building materials and personal belongings, it could also quickly result in mold growth and even a termite infestation.    Some species of termites are attracted to water damaged wood.  While some types of water damage, like a natural flood, ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Local Manufacturer Approaching 100 Years of Service

    New Kensington, PA — Bacharach Inc. first began manufacturing equipment for the measurement and detection of gases and liquids back in 1909. In the decades since, the company has become an industry leader, building a worldwide reputation for superior quality and customer satisfaction. Bacharach offers an extensive line of products for CO safety and combustion testing. This includes ...


    By Bacharach, Inc.

  • Western China International Fair

    October 18th through 22nd 2011 Western China International Fair took place in Chengdu. With many highly interested visitors seeing us in our booth as part of the Bavarian Pavilion, the WCIF was a very successful event for us. We displayed a ...


    By J.U.M. Engineering GmbH

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