mercury vapor emissions News

  • Global Technologies Group, Inc. Results of Cement Plant Mercury Emissions Testing

    Global Technologies Group, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: GTGP) presents report dated April 20, 2012 for Mercury emissions testing completed by MSE Technology Applications, Inc. Cement Plant Mercury Emissions Testing Using MBS The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will implement new mercury emissions regulations in 2013 and many cement plants will not be able to meet the more ...

  • Jerome Mercury Detection – Innovation Across the Globe

    Arizona Instrument’s line of Jerome® toxic gas analyzers is designed to provide accurate and reliable data in compact, rugged and easy to use packages. Our patented gold film sensor technology in particular is referenced in countless other patents dealing with mercury waste and removal, just some of which are listed below. Jerome is a trusted standard when it comes to ...


    By Arizona Instrument LLC

  • Lumex Instruments present new developments for mercury determination at ICMGP 2017

    Lumex Instruments and its partner Ohio Lumex took part in the 13th International Conference on Mercury as a Global Pollutant, ICMGP 2017, held at Providence, Rhode Island, USA. The event brought together participants from the industry, government, research institutions, NGOs, and academia from 57 countries to share knowledge on mercury science, technology, management, and human health. Nearly ...


    By Lumex Instruments Group

  • Additional Vapor Intrusion Tests Conducted Near BNSF Rail Yard

    Last month, KAJ18 in Kalispell, Montana reported that the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) was again testing buildings near a rail yard in Whitefish. The buildings are located near the rail yard that was used by the Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) to fuel their trains.   Included in the testing were the Whitefish Library and the O’Shaughnessy Center. The DEQ hired ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Continuous Mercury Monitoring with State-of-the-Art Technology = Gasmet CMM

    With the introduction of ever tightening legislation for emissions, new challenges are also facing the equipment that is used for continuous monitoring of trace pollutants. In the United States, the Clean Air Mercury Rule will establish strict limits for Mercury emissions from coal-fired power plants. Gasmet Technologies decided to meet this challenge with a novel approach together with the ...


    By Gasmet Technologies Oy

  • Eco Power Solutions Tour Demonstrates Capabilities of COMPLY 2000™ Technology to Remove Coal Emissions

    Eco Power Solutions, the leading provider of advanced multi-pollutant emissions control systems, demonstrated the success of its COMPLY 2000 technology during a Coal-Gen tour of its Technology Center on Tuesday, August 14. The Center's coal unit removed nearly 100 percent of NOx and SOx emissions during the two-hour tour. Eco Power Solutions hosted a group of industry executives at its Technology ...


  • Dominion Virginia Power Places New Emissions Controls Into Operation at Chesterfield Power Station

    Dominion Virginia Power, a subsidiary of Dominion (NYSE: D), dedicated a new pollution control system Thursday at its Chesterfield Power Station south of Richmond that will further clean Virginia's air. The system – formally known as "flue gas desulfurization," but informally as a "scrubber" –removes more than 95 percent of sulfur ...


    By Dominion

  • P S Analytical presents recent developments in Atomic Fluorescence Spectrometry

    At Pittcon 2008, PSA will be presenting posters detailing their latest developments in Continuous Emissions Monitoring and Atomic Fluorescence Spectroscopy for determination and speciation. This year’s posters will include latest work on the determination of total gaseous mercury in ambient air.   Coal-burning power plants are the largest anthropogenic source of mercury emissions to the ...


    By P S Analytical Limited

  • EPA improves guidance for compact fluorescent light bulbs cleanup

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today updated its guidance on how to properly clean up a broken compact fluorescent lamp (CFL). Included with the guidance is a new consumer brochure with CFL recycling and cleanup tips. EPA encourages Americans to use CFLs for residential lighting to save energy and prevent greenhouse gas emissions that lead to global climate change. CFLs contain a ...

  • Apex launches new XC-6000EPC MercSampler for Sorbent Trap Monitoring Systems

    Apex Instruments proudly introduces our newly developed XC-6000EPC MercSampler for Sorbent Trap Monitoring Systems, designed for continuous sampling of vapor-phase mercury emissions from stationary combustion sources in accordance with 40 CFR Part 75, Appendix K.  Paired samples are extracted from the flue gas for the desired time period, from several minutes to several days. Samples are ...


    By Apex Instruments, Inc.

  • World`s 10 Worst Toxic Pollution Problems

    The price of gold affects more than global finances; it also drives the world's most toxic pollution problem, according to new research from the Blacksmith Institute, an environmental health group based in New York City. Miners in countries from across Africa and Southeast Asia use mercury to separate the precious metal from the surrounding rock and silt. To then separate the resulting amalgam of ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Eco Power Solutions Conducts Tours of its Louisville Technology Center During 2012 Coal-Gen Conference

     Eco Power Solutions, the leading provider of advanced multi-pollutant emissions control systems, is offering tours of its Technology Center on Wednesday, August 15th, as part of the 2012 Coal-Gen Conference (August 15-17, 2012). Opened in 2010, the Technology Center in Louisville gives visitors the chance to see the COMPLY 2000™, theworld's most ...


  • Your Guide to Renting a Jerome

    Our rental program is designed to give you the high level of performance expected from a Jerome instrument without the long term commitment or cost of a purchase. Why rent a Jerome? Flexibility, accuracy and reliability – all in one convenient, durable and industry-proven package. Whether you’re an environmental consultant ...


    By Arizona Instrument LLC

  • ThermoEnergy Corp. Addresses Clean Coal China Congress and States Case for Clean Coal as Better Bridge to Renewables

    "Clean coalcan providea greener, more cost efficient strategy than gas to bridge the transition between fossil fuels and renewables for baseline power production," said Bob Marrs, Vice President of International Business Development for ...


  • ASTM D4691 - 11 standard practice for measuring elements in water by flame atomic absorption spectrophotometry

    Elemental constituents in water and wastewater need to be identified to support effective water quality monitoring and  control programs. Currently, one of the most widely used and practical means for measuring concentrations of elements is by  atomic absorption spectrophotometry. The major advantage of atomic absorption over atomic emission is the almost total lack of spectral ...


    By ASTM International

  • Carbon Arc Lights: History, Transformation and Applications

    Before the introduction of incandescent bulbs and LEDs, carbon arc lamps ruled the commercial lighting sector. Previously, the outdated luminaries were used to light up streets, support filming projects and illuminate local landmarks for travelers. The fixtures helped kick start the electric lighting era by encouraging the development of commercial units, including early motion picture Kliegl ...


    By Larson Electronics LLC

  • Using lasers to detect explosives and hazardous waste

    A soldier in a humvee aims a portable device at an abandoned car 50 meters away (more than 150 feet). Pressing a button, a laser in the device fires. She reads a screen, and beckons her patrol to move away quickly. In a lab, a technician is inserting a fragment of a toy into a sample case, inserting it into a machine, and pressing a button. He inserts one fragment after another—each test takes ...

  • Honeywell´s UOP Launches New Membrane Element To Improve Contaminant Removal From Natural Gas

    UOP LLC, a Honeywell(NYSE: HON)company, today announced the launch of a new membrane element that more efficiently removes contaminants from natural gas and reduces the amount of valuable methane and natural gas liquids (NGLs) lost during the contaminant removal process. Honeywell's UOP Separex™ Select membrane element is the next-generation technology to remove contaminants such as acid ...

  • Breathing in Los Angeles and Pittsburgh can be hazardous for your health

    One out of every 10 people in the United States lives in an area with unhealthy levels of all three types of air pollution tracked by the new American Lung Association State of the Air report - ozone, short-term particle pollution and year-round particle pollution. Published last week, the annual report shows that Los Angeles again is the city most affected by ozone and year-round particle ...

  • Recent Federal Developments

    EPA Announces Webinar On TSCA Section 8(d) Electronic Reporting Tool: On May 11, 2012, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that it will present a webinar on the use of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Section 8(d) electronic reporting tool on May 22, 2012, from 1:00-3:00 pm EDT. The webinar will provide a walk through of the CDX (available ...


    By Acta Group

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