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  • Pipeline that leaked wasn`t equipped with auto shut-off

    The pipeline that leaked thousands of gallons of oil on the California coast was the only pipe of its kind in the county not required to have an automatic shut-off valve because of a court fight nearly three decades ago, a county official said. The original owner of the pipeline skirted the Santa Barbara County requirement by successfully arguing in court in the late 1980s that it should be ...


    By Associated Press

  • Chilkoot lumber company and owner fined $9,500 for leaking pcb transformers in Haines, Alaska

    Chilkoot Lumber Company, located in Haines, Alaska, and its owner, Edward Lapeyri, will pay $9,500 for improperly storing and failing to repair leaking transformers that contained toxic PCBs, according to a settlement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Chilkoot Lumber Company had several old electrical transformers and capacitors containing polychlorinated biphenyls—commonly ...

  • Further clues about subsurface oil movements

    The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) have released its second peer-reviewed, analytical summary report about subsurface oil monitoring in the Gulf of Mexico. The report contains preliminary data collected at 227 sampling stations extending from one to 52 ...

  • Charles Hendry’s speech at Offshore Europe Oil and Gas Conference, Aberdeen: Managing Complexities Session

    Check against delivery Firstly, I would like to thank Samir Brikho, for his role as moderator and chairman of Offshore Europe, and also for everything he is doing to help raise the skills of those working in the oil and gas industry. Intro Once again the Offshore Europe conference brings together the major players in the industry – both from the UK and ...

  • Infratech: World class in every way

    Infratech, a customer-focused Whitecourt, Alberta, company founded in 1987, provides world-class combustion process and incineration-related products and specialized technical services to a global client base. Infratech manufactures its products to exacting specifications, creating application-specifc incinerator designs and cost-efficient, environmentally sensitive combustion solutions for ...


    By Infratech Corporation

  • Picarro Named 2012 Energy Innovation Pioneer by IHS CERA

    Picarro, Inc., the world’s leading provider of instruments for carbon and water cycle measurements, has been named a ...


    By Picarro, Inc

  • Department of Energy Announces 22 New Projects to Enable Emissions Reductions and Improve Energy Efficiency

    The Energy Department’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) today announced $60 million in funding for 22 innovative new projects aimed at detecting and measuring methane emissions and developing localized thermal management systems that reduce the energy needed to heat and cool buildings. The projects are funded through ARPA-E’s two newest programs: Methane Observation ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Appeals court reinstates BP shareholders` lawsuit

    A federal appeals court on Thursday reinstated a shareholders lawsuit filed against BP Alaska in the wake of two oil spills in 2006 on the North Slope that exposed problems with the company's pipeline maintenance program. A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals reversed the U.S. District Court of Western Washington on ...


    By Associated Press

  • CountryMark Refining and Logistics, LLC to Install $18 Million in Pollution Controls to Resolve Clean Air Act Violations at Indiana Refinery

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Justice announced that Countrymark Refining and Logistics, LLC has agreed to pay a $167,000 civil penalty, perform environmental projects totaling more than $180,000, and spend $18 million on new pollution controls to resolve Clean Air Act (CAA) violations at its refinery, located in Mount Vernon, Ind. Once fully ...

  • Midwest`s postflood risk: toxic basements

    The oil, gasoline, fertilizers, and herbicides swept away by floodwaters in June pose an environmental challenge to the rain-soaked Midwest. But some of the most serious pollution problems may not lie outdoors. Instead, they could well lurk indoors in waterlogged basements and first floors of homes and businesses, where everything from cleaning agents to toxic metals accumulate in silt and mold. ...


    By Axcess News

  • Explosion proof and intrinsic safety 101

    Portions of the standard Spill Buster system operate in various “classified” flammable or explosive vapor zones or areas as defined in the US under the NEC codes. The location of the equipment on the site must be designed properly; or the equipment must be enclosed in appropriate enclosures, to prevent ignition of these vapors should the failure of a component occur. Since this is ...


    By Clean Earth Technology, Inc.

  • Frost & Sullivan Award Emphasises PSI Group´s Unswerving Focus on Customer Value Enhancement

    Based on its recent analysis of the ICT for smart energy market, Frost & Sullivan recognises the PSI Group, the largest energy control system software provider in Germany, with the 2012 European Customer Value Enhancement Award. "PSI's products deliver increased quality and reliability of energy supplies, and thus bring added value to end customers in the energy market," noted Frost & ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Bloomberg New Energy Finance Honors Ten New Energy Pioneers

    Bloomberg New Energy Finance, the world's leading provider of news, data and analysis on the clean energy and carbon markets, today announced its selections of 2011 New Energy Pioneers at the Bloomberg New Energy Finance Summit in New York City. In its second year, the Bloomberg New Energy Finance Pioneers program identifies companies from across the world that are ...


    By Bloomberg

  • Federal Issues - TSCA/FIFRA/IRIS/EPCRA

    Limited Space Still Available For Sustainable Futures Training Workshop: There are still spaces available for the Sustainable Futures Training workshop scheduled for August 5-7, 2014, at the George Washington University campus in Washington, D.C. Attendees at the three-day workshop will get firsthand experience with the ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

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