pathogen destruction News

  • Rebuilding Begins after Hurricane Irene Leaves a Path of Destruction

    In the past week, Hurricane Irene impacted the lives of millions of Americans.  Evacuations were ordered along the coastline from North Carolina through New England.  The historic storm left a path of destruction as it caused flooding from heavy rains and tidal surges.  Strong winds across the region damaged properties and knocked out power to hundreds of thousands of area ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Bion Responds to Food Safety Issues

    Bion Environmental Technologies, Inc. (OTC: BNET).  Food safety concerns have been in the news again with the recent account of an outbreak of deadly E. coli in Germany, initially identified as coming from bean sprouts.  In the Sunday June 12th edition of the NY Times, an article by Elizabeth Rosenthal titled ...

  • California School Discovers Mold Spores Surf their Own Wind

    LA Testing offers mold and other indoor air quality (IAQ) testing services to protect building occupants from their allergenic and pathogenic exposure risks. Mathematicians and biologists from the University of California, Berkeley, Harvard and Cornell University recently released a new study about a fungus that releases thousands of spores virtually simultaneously to form a plume that reduces ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Shigella Outbreak Sickens 80 at South Carolina Elementary School

    This month, WSPA, a regional CBS affiliate, reported that a major outbreak of Shigella has sickened 80 people at the Honea Path Elementary School in Honea Path, South Carolina. According to the report, so far the sick include students, staff and parents.  The outbreak came on quickly and the school has begun extensive cleaning efforts to get the outbreak under control. Shigella are ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Contaminated Water from Hurricane Irene Causes Boil Water Alerts

    Boil water notices have been issued in many counties that suffered damage from Hurricane Irene.  The hurricane caused massive destruction and flooding that has impacted countless communities.  Many of these now face contaminated drinking water supplies due to the storm. Boil water notices are issued when municipal and private water utilities have concerns over contamination of the ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • 33.5 Watt Explosion Proof Ultraviolet LED Light Fixture Released by Larson Electronics

    Industrial lighting specialist Larson Electronics has announced the release of a 33.5 watt ultraviolet LED light fixture that is used to cure paint and adhesives, food inspection or for non-destructive testing. The EPL-48-1L-GSLED-UVA fixture from ...


    By Larson Electronics LLC

  • Blue Water Filterings ... Special Announcement

    Disinfection without chlorine byproducts, removal of endocrine disruptors, increased dissolved oxygen in your effluent, and non-detect total phosphorus levels in one cost-effective process. Sound too good to be true?  Read on. Blue CAT™ Has Arrived Blue Water’s next-generation technology, known as Blue CAT™, has been operational at the Hayden Wastewater Research ...

  • HimarkBioGas.com Massive USA plant announced

    Himark licenses its Integrated bioRefinery™ patent and its patent-pending Enhanced Ethanol production technology to Western Plains Energy LLC for a value of $15,000,000.00 www.HimarkBioGas.com ’s newest U.S. patent is now being legally exploited by Western Plains Energy LLC (“WPE”) at its 50 MMGPY plant in Oakley, Kansas. ...


    By Himark bioGas Inc

  • Microbial Toxins May be Present after a Flood or Sewage Backup

    When people discover that flooding or a sanitary sewer overflow has damaged their home of business the first thing people often think about is having the property cleaned as quickly as possible.� These types of flooding events can be devastating to families and businesses. The mess left behind is not only unsightly, but can harbor a host of microbial pathogens and even microbial ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Medical waste, bad for your health and bad for your rights, warns UN expert

    Medical waste is posing a growing problem worldwide, jeopardizing the health of staff, patients, disposal workers and anyone else coming into contact with the often hazardous materials discarded by hospitals and other health-care sites, a United Nations human rights expert said today. Calin Georgescu, the UN Special Rapporteur on human rights and toxic waste, issued a ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Alberta Biorefining Process Granted U S and International Patents

    A new Canadian biorefining technology  for  processing organic waste has been granted  a patent by the United States Patent Office for a term effective until 2030. This new thermal hydrolysis and fractionation process, invented by Dr. Erick Schmidt, of Ponoka, Alberta, transforms food waste and animal by-products including meat and bones from carcasses into safe nutrient  ...


    By BioRefinex Canada Inc.

  • Defense Threat Reduction Agency and U.S. Strategic Command select CH2M for $35M biosafety and biosecurity contract

    The Defense Threat Reduction Agency and United States Strategic Command Center for Combating Weapons of Mass Destruction (DTRA/SCC-WMD) have selected CH2M to lead efforts in West Africa to broaden its Cooperative Biological Engagement Program (CBEP) on the African continent and reduce the threat of infectious diseases. The CBEP, developed by the Department of Defense to address global health ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

  • Presentation of the 2016 Eppendorf Award for Young European Investigator to Adrian Liston

    In 2016, Eppendorf AG, the Hamburg life science company is presenting its highly prestigious research prize for the 21st time. The independent Eppendorf Award Jury chaired by Prof. Reinhard Jahn selected Prof. Adrian Liston (Group leader at VIB Translational Immunology Lab, University of Leuven, Belgium) as the 2016 winner of the Eppendorf Award for Young European Investigators. The Award ...

  • Southeast facilities ordered to stop discharging and comply with clean water act (AL, TN)

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued Administrative Orders (AOs) against two entities, one in Alabama and one in Tennessee, during August 2010 for violations of the Clean Water Act (CWA). "By taking these enforcement actions, we are sending a strong message about the importance of protecting rivers, lakes and streams across the Southeast,” said Stan Meiburg, EPA Region 4 ...

  • Cambi AS delivering technology to the new sludge treatment plant for Lindum aS in Drammen, Norway

    ”This is an important contract for Cambi”, says Per Lillebø CEO in Cambi. Main contractor for the process plant is division Purac at Swedish Läckerby Water. “Cambi’s process is based upon Thermal Hydrolysis (THP), and this is the key to securing a high production of biogas and a fertilizer of good quality. Cambi has development a compact solution for the THP ...


    By Cambi Group AS

  • Cambi won the SPIR Award 2015 at the annual Conference of Renewables

    Cambi was on 29th April 2015 announced as the winner of the SPIR Award 2015 at the annual Conference of Renewables (Fornybarkonferansen). Cambi receives the award as a result of its patented technology for Thermal Hydrolysis (CambiTHP). The benefits for the environment and for addressing climate change represent the main focus for the SPIR Award. Cambi’s installations on plants around the ...


    By Cambi Group AS

  • OPINION: sanitation too often overlooked in developing nations

    The following op-ed  originally appeared in the New Jersey Star-Ledger. For most of us, finding a bathroom or toilet isn't hard. Chances are it's not more than a short walk away - you may even be there now. For 2.5 billion people around the world, however, it isn't that easy. Their bathroom ...


    By Worldwatch Institute

  • Facilities across the Southeast Ordered to stop discharging and comply with clean water act (KY, NC, SC, TN)

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued Administrative Orders (AOs) against seven entities in North Carolina, Tennessee, Kentucky and South Carolina during the last quarter of 2010 for violations of the Clean Water Act (CWA). “Controlling water pollution sources is key to protecting waterways across the Southeast and the health of all people who depend on them,” said ...

  • Helping protect the Mediterranean Sea from waste pollution

    The European Commission and the European Investment Bank today are presenting the results of a study on potential investments addressing pollution hotspots in Southern and Eastern Mediterranean countries. The study, undertaken as part of the Commission's Horizon 2020 Initiative designed to tackle the major sources of Mediterranean pollution by the year 2020, recognises the need for a programme to ...

  • How Particle Accelerators Work

    Whether it’s medical or scientific research, consumer product development or national security, particle accelerators touch nearly every part of our daily lives. Since the early days of the cathode ray tube in the 1890s, particle accelerators have made important contributions to scientific and technological innovation. Today, there are more than 30,000 particle accelerators in operation ...


    By US Department of Energy

Need help finding the right suppliers? Try XPRT Sourcing. Let the XPRTs do the work for you