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  • Are your grease filters a fire hazard?

    Lockdown began in the UK on 23rd March and pubs and restaurants were closed the Friday before. Unless you removed and cleaned your grease filters in your commercial kitchen on the day or have done so during lock down it’s likely they will be covered in grease and particulate matter. We recommend checking your grease filters, extract system and carbon units prior to opening up again. ...


    By Emcel Filters Ltd.

  • ASTM F2743 - 11 standard guide for coating inspection and acute particulate characterization of coated drug-eluting vascular stent systems

    The shedding of the coating from a vascular stent can alter its clinical safety and/or therapeutic benefit. Clinical performance (for example, drug elution) may be affected by particulate generation from the coated stent system and coating defects. This document provides guidance for coating inspection and acute particulate characterization of drug eluting ...


    By ASTM International

  • Continental Cement Company of Hannibal, Mo., Agrees to Complete Environmental Project Valued at $300,000

    Continental Cement Company, LLC, has agreed to complete a Supplemental Environmental Project (SEP) valued at $300,000 at its facility in Hannibal, Mo. The SEP is part of a consent agreement with EPA Region 7 in which Continental Cement has also agreed to pay a $22,025 civil penalty to settle alleged violations of the federal Clean Air Act in 2007 and 2008. The SEP will eliminate Continental ...

  • Monitoring how aerosols affect climate change

    Monitoring aerosols is of growing interest especially as current research has indicated that fine particulates are linked to not only adverse health effects but also climate change. It has been known for some time that fine particulate matter (PM2.5) has been widely linked to adverse health effects such as asthma. Approximately 70% of particulate mass generated by, for example, bush fires is ...


    By Ecotech - ACOEM Group

  • Impact of Canadian wildfires expected to continue through Wednesday

    Fine particle concentrations are expected to exceed the air quality health standard on June 2, 2010, in northern New Hampshire and Maine, with the highest or “generally unhealthy” concentrations expected in Maine. Elevated fine particle concentrations were recorded in Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Vermont on Monday, May 31, 2010. See ...

  • Hire demand for test instruments

    During May 2012 Ashtead Technology exhibited some of their latest test and measurement instrumentation at both Sustainabilitylive! and the Safety & Heath Expo. Both exhibitions took place in consecutive weeks at Birmingham’s NEC and marketing manager Stewart Curtis says “They were an outstanding success with over 160 enquiries for both sales and rental being taken at each event, ...


    By Ashtead Technology Ltd

  • Lawsuit Filed to Clear San Joaquin Valley Air

    FRESNO, California, (ENS) - A coalition of public health, community, and environmental groups, has mounted a court challenge to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's declaration that the San Joaquin Valley has attained federal clean air standards for particulate matter (PM-10). In October 2006, the EPA declared the San Joaquin Valley had met the standards for PM-10, because the Valley went ...

  • Abanaki`s New Coolescer with ChipStop Filter Keep Your Machine Shop`s Coolant Chip Free

    Abanaki Corporation, the world leader in oil skimming technology, announces the new Coolescer with ChipStop Filter. This new addition to the company's coolant maintenance product line is an ideal solution for machine shops. The Coolescer with ChipStop Filter will extend coolant life, reduce disposal costs, minimize down time, improve tool life, and help prevent dermatitis. The Coolescer makes it ...


    By Abanaki Corporation

  • New study calls for urgent evaluation of links between chlorpyrifos and autism development

    This call, published a day after World Autism Day, adds to well-founded concerns about health effects of human exposure to chlorpyrifos, as the pesticide authorisation is currently being discussed for possible prolongation in Europe [2]. According to the World Health Organization, reviews estimate that 1 child in 160 has an autism spectrum disorder. Some recent studies have, however, ...

  • Verantis Environmental Solutions Group Has Been Awarded Orders Totaling in Excess of $2 Million (USD)

    Lars Buttkus, President and Chief Executive Officer of Verantis Corporation, announced today that the company received orders for the supply of specialized equipment and engineering services valued over $2 million (USD) in October. "The latest orders highlight the strong growth of Verantis in the domestic market," stated Lars Buttkus. "A substantial amount of large orders were also placed in our ...

  • Nederman expands its product range - introduces the most flexible dust collector ever

    To ensure a perfect fit to any manufacturing application generating dust, smoke or fumes, Nederman introduces the L-series, a modular and fully configurable dust collector. In manufacturing facilities where dust and smoke is generated during the production process, it’s a primary objective to create a safe working environment with high production efficiency and low emissions to meet ...


    By Nederman

  • The ultimate Particulate Measurement System comes to ET

    Leading air quality monitoring supplier Enviro Technology Services Plc, now offers what it considers to be “the ultimate ambient Particulate Measurement System”. Ambient particulate measurement is generally carried out in two ways, either by continuous automatic mass measurement using a monitor or by manual sampling and subsequent gravimetric weighing using a sampler. As particulates ...

  • CODEL International releases new EnergyTech range

    EnergyTech is a new range of gas and particulate analysers focused on power generation process, safety and efficiency. The EnergyTech 101 is a low cost optical dust/smoke monitor, the 301 is a new tribo-electric dust monitor that can be used in indicative and calibrated modes. The EnergyTech 200 series is a new range of mill, silo and other combustion process monitors configurable from 1 to 4 ...


    By Codel International Ltd

  • High Performance Series 7000/8000 Venturi Scrubbers Are Now Available In A Unique Fully Engineered Integrated Package To Reduce Project Costs

    Bionomic Industries, Inc., a worldwide leading manufacturer of proven air pollution abatement, product and heat recovery technologies, has announced availability of their Series 7000/8000 in a new version - a fully integrated pre-engineered package complete with recirculation pump, piping networks, instrumentation, and automated controls - all factory assembled and tested to drastically lower ...


    By Bionomic Industries Inc.

  • Acid rain and smog disappearing, says environment ministry

    This week marks the 20th anniversary of the Air Quality Agreement between Canada and the United States, considered one of the most successful international accords designed to reduce emissions that cause acid rain and smog. "When Canada and the United States signed the Air Quality Agreement in 1991, transboundary movement of air pollution from industrial activities on both sides of the border ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • World Coal - Smoke and Dust

    Read our latest article in World Coal where Derek Stuart, AMETEK Land's Global Product Manager - Power, Combustion and Environmental looks at the latest technologies available for monitoring particulate matter emissions from coal-fired boilers used for power generation and other industrial processes. Ash is an unavoidable product produced from the combustion of all coals. It is the ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • Even moderate air pollution can raise stroke risks

    Air pollution, even at levels generally considered safe by federal regulations, increases the risk of stroke by 34 percent, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center researchers have found. Writing in the Feb. 14, 2012 issue of the Archives of Internal Medicine, researchers who studied more than 1,700 stroke patients in the Boston area over a 10-year period found exposure to ambient fine particulate ...

  • Clearing the Northwest’s air with clean diesel technology

    Clean diesel technology is coming to the Northwest thanks to nearly $3.9 million in U.S. Environmental Protection Agency grants for advanced diesel and heat recovery technology. Dennis McLerran, Regional Administrator for EPA Region 10, highlighted the grants at an event in Portland, Oregon showcasing the Northwest states’ grant recipients. The grants are funded under the Diesel Emissions ...

  • EPA Sued for Setting Weak Particulate Matter Standards

    HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania (ENS) - Thirteen states, the District of Columbia and a California state agency filed a joint lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today for ignoring scientific evidence and the advice of its own experts in setting weak standards for air pollution known as fine particulate matter. The lawsuit challenges a new rule adopted by the EPA in September that ...

  • Rise in air emissions due to cold winter and increased coal use for energy

    New report also shows serious pollution incidents fall to seven-year low Last year’s long cold winter contributed to a 19% increase in sulphur emissions as power companies burned more coal to keep up with increased demand, an Environment Agency report out today reveals. The Sustainable Business Report, the Environment Agency’s annual stocktake of environmental performance in ...

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