odor pollution News

  • 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 ...

  • ARDES Odor Removal Systems

    ARDES treats 2.000 / 100.000 m3/h gas.  Ultimate Solution for Odor Removal! Scrubber Solutions in European Standards and Quality In Industrial Plants In Chemical Plants In Food Process Plants In Laboratories In Domestic and Industrial Waste Management Plants Horizontal Crossflow Scrubber It ...


    By Artas

  • Solutions for Fugitive or Process Odor Problems

    NacahTech provides custom-designed solutions for difficult air pollutants Nacah Tech systems concentrate compounds from large “air” streams at a rate up to 500:1 and then combusts them at 99%+. The compounds are then destroyed in an extremely small thermal oxidizer with very little, if any auxiliary fuel or power needed.  To solve the problems, complete systems are ...


    By Nacah Tech LLC

  • Moldy Odors Found in Many California Basements

    In some parts of California and the West Coast, homes and commercial buildings are constructed with basements. These basements are sometimes built as additional living areas or as an unfinished area that provides convenient storage and a place for a building’s utilities to be housed. It is not uncommon for people with basements to complain of unpleasant musty odors.  This ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Macrotek Wins Odor Abatement Contract in Alberta

    Macrotek has been selected for the design and fabrication of a scrubber body and stack assembly for a large pet food manufacturer in Alberta, Canada. A multiphase implementation plan has been developed to mitigate the off-property odour impact from the company’s processes and operations. Macrotek will be involved in the beginning phases with future plans of adding an absorption scrubber as ...


    By Macrotek Inc.

  • 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

  • Global Sludge Treatment and Odor Control Equipment Market

    The global sludge treatment and odor control equipment market was worth $5.3 billion in 2011 and is forecast to reach $5.5 billion in 2012. The compound annual growth rate (CAGR) during the forecast period, 2012 to 2017, is estimated to be 4.7%, when sales are projected to reach $7 billion by 2017. The global sludge treatment equipment market is estimated to have reached $3 billion in 2011 and ...


  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Global Market in Municipal and Industrial WasteWater Sludge Treatment and Odor Control

    This market research report analyzes the global market and developments in municipal and industrial wastewater sludge treatment equipment and wastewater/sludge-based odor control equipment.  Sludge treatment describes the processes used to manage and dispose of the solid or semi-solid products produced during municipal sewage treatment and industrial wastewater treatment.  Despite ...


  • 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

  • A&WMA and WEF Call for Odors and Air Emissions Abstracts for 2008 Conference

    Pittsburgh, PA – The Air & Waste Management Association (A&WMA), in partnership with the Water Environment Federation (WEF), has issued a call for abstracts for the 2008 WEF/A&WMA Odors and Air Emissions specialty conference, to beheld April 6-9, 2008 in Phoenix, AZ. Submissions will be accepted until Friday, June 1, 2007. As communities grow in size and population, more municipal, ...

  • Water pollution of the distribution network in Calgary, Alberta

    25,000 liters of fuel have been poured into a service station in Calgary, Alberta, United States. The spill was detected when hydrocarbons were already present in the water distribution network in the municipality due to the strong odor given off. Carcinogens such as benzene, Toluene and Xylene products were found in the water system with 100 times the allowed values. With SST, the spill would ...


    By Smart Sensor Technology

  • Emissions Webinar ´Air Pollution Abatement Technology Overview´

    EHS Daily Advisor is hosting a webinar this September on emission destruction technologies for compliance with MACT, NSPS, NESHAP, and state VOC and HAP regulations.  Sponsored by Verantis Environmental Solutions Group and Anguil Environmental Systems, the complimentary webcast will provide attendees with a ...

  • Floodwaters draw warnings anew about wastewater, pollutants

    Veronica Tate knew from the stench that sewage was among the 8 feet of water that swamped the basement of her ranch-style home after the nearby Meramec River overflowed. The larger concern for residents of her suburban St. Louis neighborhood is the unknown of what else the noxious blend might have contained. "It came up through the sewers, I guess," Tate, a customer service representative for an ...


    By Associated Press

  • Simulated: worldwide increase of air pollution (#2261)

    Hot summer days cause in large cities very seldom great happiness among inhabitants. On those days the air is highly polluted with automobile and industrial emissions what makes breathing difficult and unhealthy. According to the latest calculations of Max Planck scientist Andrea Pozzer this scenario could become true for most of world population in 2050 if no counteractive measures are ...


    By Allerair Industries

  • Some states confirm water pollution from drilling

    In at least four states that have nurtured the nation's energy boom, hundreds of complaints have been made about well-water contamination from oil or gas drilling, and pollution was confirmed in a number of them, according to a review that casts doubt on industry suggestions that such problems rarely happen. The Associated Press requested data on drilling-related complaints in Pennsylvania, Ohio, ...


    By Associated Press

  • Odors from New Carpeting can Create Indoor Air Quality Problems for Some Building Occupants

    New carpeting offers an affordable and attractive flooring solution for many residential and commercial properties. In fact, billions of square feet of carpeting are installed in the United States each year. Like many other household materials and furnishings, new carpeting can be a source of chemical emissions. Carpets can release volatile organic compounds (VOCs) such as ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Bord na Mona awarded new odor control system contracts in Italy and the UK worth US$2.5m

    Less than two months after announcing the United States market introduction of its MÓNASHELL™ odor control treatment solution, Bord na Móna Environmental Products U.S. Inc. announced today that its parent company had been awarded contracts to install nearly $2.5-million in odor control treatment solutions in Italy and the United Kingdom. “Odor emitted from wastewater treatment processes is ...

  • Blueair air pollution snapshot shows air pollution in Los Angeles and New York worse than in Beijing

    Levels of air pollution in Los Angeles and New York City were higher at times the past week than in Beijing, according to a snapshot survey in early March conducted by Blueair, a global leader in indoor air purification systems.  Using its Blueair Friend app that monitors outdoor air in thousands of locations across the USA and rest of the world, the Blueair comparison shows that Americans ...


    By Blueair, Inc.

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