odor nuisance News

  • COVED assesses the olfactory impact of a landfill site with the RQ Box solution

    The waste disposal facility located in France uses the RQ Box solution on a daily basis to continuously monitor emissions and reduce odor nuisance. After one year of data gathering, a dispersion study was conducted to assess the olfactory impact of the ...


    By Alpha MOS Environment

  • Chromatotec sponsor of the Odour management conference 2017

    Chromatotec is pleased to announce that the group is sponsoring the OMCTS 2017, the International Odour Management Conference and Technology Showcase which will be held in UCLA, Los Angeles, California (USA) on November, 1st and 2nd 2017. The second edition of the conference is the meeting point of the Odor Industry where various industries are exhibiting their products and services related to ...


    By Chromatotec Group

  • Chromatotec sponsor of the Odour management conference 2017

    Chromatotec is pleased to announce that the group is sponsoring the OMCTS 2017, the International Odour Management Conference and Technology Showcase which will be held in UCLA, Los Angeles, California (USA) on November, 1st and 2nd 2017. The second edition of the conference is the meeting point of the Odor Industry where various industries are exhibiting their products and services related to ...


    By Chromatotec Group

  • WasteExpo 2017: Defending Against Odor Nuisance Complaints in Landfills

    Next week, a wide-range of professionals from government, waste services companies, composting providers, engineering firms, and landfills, will be convening in New Orleans at the most significant event for the waste management and recycling industry, WasteExpo 2017. Over the years, WasteExpo has become the industry-defining event for advancing innovations, tacking key issues and networking in ...


    By OMI Industries (OMI)

  • ALPHA M.O.S honored with innovation award for eco-business in air and odor monitoring from French government through electronic nose systems

    Alpha M.O.S, world leader in electronic noses and tongues for industrial applications in food quality and safety, and air quality monitoring, received from the hands of Mrs. Delphine Batho, French Minister of Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy, the innovation award for its RQ Box products at the 4"1 French Forum of Eco-lndustries. 2013 FORUM OF ECO-INDUSTRIES Opened by Mr. Arnaud ...


    By Alpha MOS Environment

  • BREEZE software available for human health & ecological risk assessment

    BREEZE® Software introduces BREEZE Risk Analyst, human health and ecological risk assessment software. BREEZE Risk Analyst can be used to conduct GIS-based analyses of multi-pathway human health risk assessments or food-web based ecological risk assessment modeling. The application provides the framework for conducting risk assessment modeling for both regulatory and non-regulatory applications, ...

  • Nuisance Odor Results in $2.3 Million in Damages

    Last month, The State published a news story about a federal jury awarding six residents of Bishopville, South Carolina with a $2.3 million verdict. The residents had complained and filed a lawsuit against a landfill owner for nuisance odors that they claimed made their life miserable. The multimillion dollar verdict followed two weeks of testimony and several days of jury deliberations. The ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • EMSL Analytical Launches MysteryOdor.com

    This month, a new online resource for the people dealing with mystery and nuisance odors became available. EMSL Analytical, Inc., one the North America’s largest air quality testing laboratories, is pleased to announce the launch of MysteryOdor.com. Mystery odors in an indoor environment can cause everything from a nuisance to health concerns for building occupants. These same odors can ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Indoor Air Quality Experts Resolve Complex Mystery Odor Complaints

    Last month, Philadelphia firefighters and hazmat crews spent their day at a local elementary school. They were not there for career day, but rather to respond to complaints of a strong odor in the school building. Approximately 500 students and faculty waited outside as some building occupants complained of coughing and other reactions to the strong sulfur-like odor. Eventually everyone was ...

  • Landfill Odors - a Nuisance or Possible Health Threat Discussed in New Online Video

    Today, the IAQ Video Network and Cochrane & Associates announced the release of another online video to help educate the public about issues that may impact their health. Their latest educational video discusses landfill odors and if they are a nuisance or a possible health threat in some circumstances. Landfill gases are formed when buried wastes decompose due to microorganisms or ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Mystery Odor Sickens One and Leaves Health Officials Uncertain of the Cause

    Last month, a night time security guard became ill after being exposed to a mystery odor in Troy, New York. The event happened at the Raddock Building and continued with foul odors the following day. Local firefighters and city and county officials investigated the mystery odor and it has been reported that it was first believed to be caused by issues related to carbon monoxide. Tests did ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Hurricane Irene Leaves Properties with Unpleasant and Potentially Harmful Odors

    A new tropical depression in the Gulf of Mexico has already caused Louisiana’s governor to declare a state of emergency. Tropical storm warnings have also been issued in Texas and Mississippi as the slow moving storm threatens to dump as much as 20 inches of rain in some Gulf Coast regions. This new storm comes just one week after Hurricane Irene caused massive destruction from North ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Mystery Odors at Home - a Nuisance or Health Concern?

    Virtually everyone has at one time or another come home to discover an unpleasant odor. Often times this is due to something simple, such as garbage that needs to be taken out or wet laundry forgotten in the washing machine. Common sources of unpleasant odors in the home can however be quite diverse. A rarely used bathroom may allow sewer gases to enter a home if the water in the ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Mystery Odors Exposed in New Online Video

    Today, the IAQ Video Network and Cochrane & Associates announced the release of another online video to help educate the public about issues that may impact their health. The latest educational video discusses mystery and nuisance odors. Mystery odors in an indoor environment can result in everything from a nuisance to health concerns for building occupants. These same odors can even ...

  • AECOM joint venture wins US$21-million New York City dredge-design contract

    Joint venture to design, oversee project to clean tributaries around New York City. LOS ANGELES - AECOM Technology Corporation (NYSE: ACM), a leading provider of professional technical and management support services for government and commercial clients around the world, announced today that a joint venture in which it participates with HydroQual, Inc., has been selected to provide dredge ...


    By AECOM

  • Caribbean Hospital is the Center of a Report into Years’ Worth of Indoor Environmental Issues

    Recently, the Jamaica Observer published an in-depth report about a regional hospital in Montego Bay that has reportedly suffered repeated indoor environmental quality issues for years. According to the article, the Ministry of Health has put together a chronology of sick building issues that have plagued the hospital constructed back in the 1970s. The report lists air quality problems that ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Building Sciences Expert Offers Mystery Odor Identification Advice

    Last month, residents of Eight Mile, Alabama met with their mayor and representatives from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) and two companies with pipelines that run through the area. The meeting was called after months of searching for the cause of a foul smell that has been making residents sick. A chemical that is at ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Waste360: Employing New Weapons to Fight Landfill Odors

    One of the biggest operational challenges for landfills is dealing with persistent odors, which can be a nuisance for employees and neighboring businesses and residents. Mitigating foul odors often requires a significant investment in solutions that are often comprised of chemicals that merely mask the bad smells. Thankfully, there are solutions that are both eco-friendly and highly effective ...


    By OMI Industries (OMI)

  • Mystery Odor Causes Several Hundred Emergency Calls in Southern California

    Earlier this week, Los Angeles’ KTLA reported that the Los Angeles Fire Department had received hundreds of phone calls regarding a disturbing mystery odor. According to the report, “KTLA viewers reported the stench over a wide area -- from Fontana, Redlands and Hesperia to the north San Fernando Valley to Valencia.” The odor was described as smelling like a mixture of rotten ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Environment: Commission takes Romania to Court over toxic tailing pond

    The European Commission is taking Romania to Court for a failure to comply with EU legislation on mining waste (i.e. waste resulting from the extraction, treatment and storage of mineral resources and the working of quarries). The case concerns the Boșneag pond, a 102-hectare tailing pond that holds waste extracted from copper and zinc mines in Moldova Noua, Romania, and which is currently ...

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