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  • Denver Law would require industries to create odor control plans

    In Denver’s Swansea neighborhood, there has been an increased need to fight a mixture of foul odors coming from a wastewater treatment plant or a dog food manufacturer. According to a recent Denver Environmental Health’s (DEH) Environmental Quality Division of citizens living in this area, 80 percent of respondents noticed a smell that affects their quality of life when at home. ...


    By OMI Industries (OMI)

  • A&WMA and WEF present odors and air pollutants conference

    The Air & Waste Management Association (A&WMA) and the Water Environment Federation (WEF), in cooperation with the North Carolina Water Environment Association, will present “Odors and Air Pollutants 2010,” March 21-24, 2010, in Charlotte, NC. As communities grow in size and population, more municipal, industrial, and agricultural facilities are confronted with issues related to odors ...

  • Is it Mold or Sewer Gas Causing Problematic Odors?

    Two common sources of unpleasant odors in buildings include off-gassing from mold and improperly vented sewer gases.  Both problems can be rectified, but only after the source is identified.   Mold in indoor environments can create odors that can be confused for sewer gas.  Fungi can emit a musty, or earthy smell, in properties with elevated microbial growth.  If odors from ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Market Research Forecasts Sludge Treatment & Odor Control Equipment Market at $7 Billion by 2017

    MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of the new report "Municipal and Industrial Sludge Treatment and Odor Control: The Global Market," to their collection of Environment market reports. For more information, visit ...


    By MarketResearch

  • Odor Investigations Resolve Complex Indoor Air Quality Problems

    The environmental and building consulting experts at EC2 provide inspection and odor investigation services to identify and resolve indoor odor problems. Complaints of strange odors in indoor environments are a common occurrence.  Most people have at one time or another walked into a room or building and have immediately noticed an unusual odor.  In many circumstances these mysterious ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • New Air Pollution Control Resource

    Anguil Environmental Systems Inc. launched a new interactive website that further defines their position as a pollution control thought leader and information resource for clients.  The fully redesigned website, http://anguil.com/, focuses on information efficiency, quality content and effortless navigation. Marketing Manager Kevin Summ says: “Anguil ...

  • DMT added two new representatives for China

    DMT is pleased to announce her two new representatives in China, the H & Y Investment Consulting Co. LTD and the E.R. International Limited. H & Y Investment Consulting Co. LTDH & Y Investment Consulting Co. LTD is the official representative for all DMT products in the mainland of China. We believe that by the join of H & Y Investment Consulting Co. LTD, DMT can open her ...

  • Air sampling not the best method for testing defective Chinese drywall

    EMSL Analytical offers testing solutions for imported drywall.With numerous media reports of imported Chinese drywall causing unpleasant odors and damage to building materials EMSL Analytical has been busy testing samples from across the country. The problem appears to be related to the presence of iron disulfide (FeS2 pyrite). Hydrogen sulfide (H2S), carbonyl sulfide, sulfur dioxide (SO2), and ...


  • Peoria Butler Drive Water Reclamation Facility project honored as public works project of the year

    The Peoria Butler Drive Water Reclamation Facility project was recently named a Public Works Project of the Year by the American Public Works Association (APWA). The City of Peoria, Ariz., managing agency, along with primary contractor Sundt Construction, Inc. and primary consultant Black & Veatch Corporation, will be presented with the award during APWA’s International Public Works Congress ...


    By Black & Veatch Corporation

  • Antibacterial Activity on Textiles

    Antimicrobial agents are commonly used to control bacterial growth and unwanted odor on textiles. A proposed new ASTM International standard will aid test laboratories, manufacturers and retailers in understanding which of an array of available standards for antimicrobial treated textiles is best for a given situation. ...


    By ASTM International

  • Fru-Con Awarded Two Contracts Totaling $138.7 Million

    BALTIMORE, MD. --- Fru-Con Construction has been awarded two contracts totaling $138.7 million to improve and expand the Patapsco Wastewater Treatment Plant for the city of Baltimore, Maryland. It is the first time the city of Baltimore has done business with Fru-Con.            With a current capacity of 73 million gallons per day (MGD), the existing circa 1920s ...


    By FRU-CON Construction, LLC

  • Black & Veatch names Matt Bond to lead regional wastewater practice

    Black & Veatch, a leading global engineering, consulting and construction company, recently named Matt Bond as Associate Vice President and Wastewater Practice Leader for the Central Region of its Americas water business. His responsibilities also include overseeing project management and serving as liaison for many clients within the region. “Matt Bond has tremendous project experience in ...


    By Black & Veatch Corporation

  • BIOREM announces orders totalling $4.8 million

    BIOREM Inc. (TSXV: BRM) (“Biorem” or “the Company”) today announced several new orders totalling $4.8 million.  The orders are for air emission abatement projects in North America, the Middle East and Asia. “These recent orders are a reflection of our customer’s desires for reliability and the ability to achieve stringent performance targets while ...


    By Biorem Technologies Inc.

  • EPA`s Response to Hillcrest Industries Fire

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently took the lead on responding to the fire inside a 50,000 ton pile of plastic, glass and other materials at the Hillcrest Industries facility in Attica, N.Y. The EPA is working in concert with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, Wyoming County and Village of Attica. The EPA’s primary goal is to extinguish the fire as ...

  • Puerto Rico and Problematic Chinese Drywall Complaints at CPSC

    The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has stated that they have received complaints regarding problematic Chinese drywall from Puerto Rico as well as 44 states.  The complaints stem from sulfur compounds being emitted into the air from the drywall.   Drywall from China was imported into the U.S. from 2006 to 2008 to address the shortage of construction materials ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Identifying Exposure Risks to Methylene Chloride and other Chemical Hazards in Puerto Rico

    Methylene chloride, also known as dichloromethane, is described by the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) as a volatile, colorless liquid with a chloroform-like odor. The agency reports that the chemical compound is used in various industrial processes in numerous different industries.   These include paint stripping, pharmaceutical ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Asthma’s Link to Mold Discussed in Online Video

    Asthma affects up to 7% of the U.S. population and it has been reported that asthma causes 4,000 deaths each year in the United States and ¼ million worldwide.   Mold is a known asthma trigger for some people, so it is important for those individuals to live and work in an environment that has good indoor air quality (IAQ) and is free of elevated mold levels.   Due to this ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • BioLargo Adds Key Technical Team Member and Specialist in Oil and Gas Industry

    BioLargo, Inc. (OTCBB: BLGO), creator of patented iodine technologies, today announced that it had added chemist, Richard D. Bickerstaff, PhD, to its team, to assist in the opportunities presented in the oil and gas industry and to provide technical support to the various business development ...


    By Biolargo, Inc.

  • BioLargo Adds Water Expert and Former Pepsi-Cola International VP-Technical Services -- Harry DeLonge to Its Team

    A MIRADA, CA--(Marketwire - 02/24/11) - BioLargo, Inc. (OTC.BB:BLGO - News) announces today that water ...


    By Biolargo, Inc.

  • ERG helps Crown Pet Foods deliver improvements in odour emissions

    ERG (Air Pollution Control) Ltd announces the successful installation of a new odour control plant at Crown Pet Foods as part of a £1m plus investment in upgraded odour control at their Castle Cary, Somerset, factory.Crown Pet Foods, who are owned by the global group Royal Canin, completed a new state-of-the-art pet food production facility at Castle Cary in late 2007. Although the facility ...

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