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  • Pall’s New Sentino™ Microbiology Pump Simplifies Microbial Analysis

    Pall Corporation (NYSE:PLL) today introduced the new compact, easy-to-use Sentino Microbiology Pump for microbial analysis of aqueous samples using the Membrane Filter (MF) Technique. The Sentino Pump simplifies filtration while improving contamination control in pharmaceutical, beverage, and environmental water quality monitoring applications. ...


    By Pall Corporation

  • Mid-Atlantic Industrial Hygienist Warns Metal Workers of Microbial Contaminants in Metalworking Fluids

    Over one million workers are involved with machine finishing, machine tooling, and other metalworking and metal-forming operations.  These workers could be at risk of exposure to microbial hazards associated with metalworking fluids (MWFs).    MWFs are used to reduce heat and friction and to remove metal particles in industrial machining and grinding operations. There are many MWF ...

  • Identifying Exposure Risks to Microbial Contaminants in Metalworking Fluids in New York and the Tri-State Area

    In New York and across the tri-state region, numerous manufacturing companies depend on the use of metalworking fluids (MWFs). MWFs are used to reduce heat and friction and to remove metal particles in industrial machining and grinding operations.  There are a number of MWF formulations ranging from straight oils to water-based fluids, which include soluble oils, and semi-synthetic ...


    By VOETS, LLC

  • Sophisticated monitoring array to address mystery of uranium plume

    Scientists have been puzzled for years about why uranium contamination in groundwater continues to exceed drinking water standards in an area located at the south end of the Hanford Site. The Department of Energy wants answers to why the uranium persists. Now, an innovative system has been installed for field experiments to better understand this complex site and to support future cleanup ...

  • How to improve indoor air quality

    There are many factors that can contribute to poor indoor air quality (IAQ) ranging from thermal conditions and carbon dioxide concentrations to microbial, chemical and particulate contaminants. Health and productivity issues and awareness related to indoor air quality has been on the rise in recent years making the need to monitor IAQ that much more significant. Monitoring air quality conditions ...


  • ALGAE-X introduces new automated fuel filtration system: STS-6000-30gpm

    ALGAE-X STS Automated Fuel Filtration Systems keep your diesel fuel in “pristine condition”. They remove sludge and water from your tanks, dry the fuel and prevent microbial contamination. STS systems use fully-automated programming and remote monitoring to simplify fuel optimization and maintenance programs for diesel and bio-fuel. STS Systems ensure Optimal Fuel Quality and Reliable ...


    By AXI International

  • Emerald Kalama Chemical Resolves Clean Air Violations, Repair Lapses

    Emerald Kalama Chemical has agreed to resolve inadequate leak detection and repair practices that violated federal clean air laws at its facility in Kalama, Washington, according to a settlement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The company produces food preservatives and flavoring, anti-microbials, fragrances, and plastic products. “Leak detection and repair of industrial ...

  • FDA Will Hold Public Meeting on Cosmetic Microbiological Safety Issues

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration's Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN) recently announced that it will hold a public meeting concerning microbiological safety issues relevant to cosmetic products in Washington, D.C on November 30, 2011.  CFSAN’s Office of Cosmetics and Colors, which is responsible for the federal regulation of cosmetic products, is organizing the ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • UV Disinfection of Downhole Injection Water

    -UV ensures water is free from microbial contamination- Ultraviolet (UV) disinfection specialist Hanovia has developed a UV system which prevents microbial contamination of downhole injection water during oil recovery. UV reduces the need for traditional disinfection chemicals, which can be expensive, highly toxic and potentially hazardous to transport and store under offshore conditions. ...

  • Exposure Risks in Puerto Rico to 1-Bromopropane and Other Potentially Hazardous Chemicals

    The use of the solvent, 1-bromopropane (1-BP), also known as n-propyl bromide, has increased over the past 20 years according to the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA). 1-BP is often found in products used in vapor and immersion degreasing operations for cleaning metals, plastics and electronic and optical components; adhesive spray applications; dry cleaning; and solvent sprays ...


    By Zimmetry Environmental

  • ALGAE-X International Premiers New Touch Screen Controller at Miami Boat Show

    ALGAE-X International (AXI), manufacturer of diesel fuel quality optimization systems and equipment, announces the premier of the TSC 7000 Controller for SMART Fuel Polishing Systems at the 2012 Miami International Boat Show. See the most advanced fuel polishing technology at AXI’s booth #4071 at the Miami Beach Convention Center, February 16-20, 2012. As a first the industry, AXI’s ...


    By AXI International

  • ISCR-Enhanced bioremediation accelerates groundwater cleanup at active manufacturing facility

    In the winter of 2008, full-scale in situ chemical reduction (ISCR) was implemented as a removal action at the Siltronic Corporation site in Portland, OR, to treat a source area contaminated by releases of TCE. The source area was considered to be the portion of the site with concentrations of TCE in groundwater greater than 11,000 µg/L, suggesting the presence of TCE as DNAPL. ...


  • Dirty Air Ducts Impact the Air Quality of Buildings in New York City

    New York has the highest population density of any major city in the United States, with over 27,000 people per square mile. To support this many people, the city and surrounding suburbs are filled with millions of homes, schools, offices, and industrial complexes. In many of these buildings, air ducts play a pivotal role in keeping people comfortable and productive. This ...


    By VOETS, LLC

  • ALGAE-X International introduces the new Smart FPS Series of Automated Fuel Polishing Systems

    ALGAE-X’s introduction of the SMART FPS Series marks a new era of fuel polishing & on-board fuel quality optimization for the marine industry.By combining fully automated control and monitoring with fuel decontamination, water & sediment removal, the SMART FPS revolutionizes fuel polishing. It provides a degree of efficiency and control in relation to foot print, maintenance and price ...


    By AXI International

  • UV disinfection of downhole Injection Water

    UV Disinfection Of Downhole Injection WaterUltraviolet (UV) disinfection specialist Hanovia has developed a UV system which prevents microbial contamination of downhole injection water during oil recovery. UV reduces the need for traditional disinfection chemicals, which can be expensive, highly toxic and potentially hazardous to transport and store under offshore conditions. The quality of ...

  • New York Office Buildings and Indoor Air Quality Complaints

    Millions of people work in office buildings in New York City and the surrounding tri-state area. Over the past decade, a growing number of workers and many of their employers have increasingly recognized the importance of a healthy, comfortable, and productive indoor environment.  This awareness has created a growing demand for good indoor air quality (IAQ) in the office ...


    By VOETS, LLC

  • Sawdust Ignites Causing a Large Fire at a Manufacturing Plant

    Recently, a three-story warehouse in Enfield, Connecticut burst into flames. Fire investigators have determined that sawdust was likely ignited by a piece of hot metal which made its way to the dust house at the manufacturing plant.   Wood dust is a common product and byproduct of many manufacturing processes across the nation.  Wood dust is easily ignited when it becomes airborne and ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Identifying occupational exposure risks to particulate matter in New York

    Throughout New York and the tri-state area there are countless workers in numerous occupations that are exposed to elevated levels of particulate matter, also known as PM. Some particulate matter, such as dust, dirt, soot, or smoke, is large or dark enough to be seen with the naked eye. Others are so small they can only be detected using an electron microscope. ...


    By VOETS, LLC

  • Northeast Flood Victims May Face A Variety Of Environmental Contaminants When Returning To Property

    Powerful rainstorms have recently hit the northeast and caused a variety of flooding in several areas of Western Massachusetts, Connecticut and Northern New Jersey and Northeastern Pennsylvania over the past 2 weeks.  Unfortunately, many of these property owners will face environmental contaminations when returning. Tragically, flood waters have entered countless properties, ruined ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Largest ever UV disinfection system for water treatment opens in Germany

    The largest ever DVGW*-certified medium pressure UV disinfection system in Germany has been installed at the Essen-Horst drinking water treatment plant in the heart of the Ruhr region. Supplied by Netherlands-based Berson UV-techniek, the closed vessel UV system comprises four InLine 15000 DW-DVGW disinfection chambers and associated control and monitoring equipment. Each of the four UV chambers ...

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