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  • Flow Solution® IV+ Automated Chemistry Analyzer

    The new Flow Solution® IV+ Automated Chemistry Analyzer performs continuous flow ion analysis on aqueous samples, soil, plant extracts and digests, and other matrices. The FS IV+ runs both SFA and FIA methods, providing the flexibility to automate a wide range of wet chemistry procedures. System modules are available to perform automatic dilutions and on-line sample preparation techniques, ...

  • Kemira sells Canadian hydrogen peroxide plant to Evonik

    Kemira and Evonik have signed a contract according to which Kemira sells its Canadian hydrogen peroxide unit in Maitland to Evonik. The closing of the transaction is planned to take place at the end of November, 2011. The transaction does not have any significant impact on Kemira's financial figures, and the parties have agreed not to disclose the transaction price. When ...


  • Kansas wastewater treatment plant expansion features rapid delivery of technology upgrades

    A dedication ceremony for Johnson County Wastewater’s newly expanded Blue River Main Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) in Overland Park, Kan., recently gave participants a chance to celebrate the successful completion of new facilities. Black & Veatch provided design services for the expansion, which swiftly enabled the county to meet the increasing needs of its rapidly growing population ...


  • NREL researchers use imaging technologies to solve puzzle of plant architecture

    Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and the BioEnergy Science Center (BESC) combined different microscopic imaging methods to gain a greater understanding of the relationships between biomass cell wall structure and enzyme digestibility, a breakthrough that could lead to optimizing sugar yields and lowering the costs of making biofuels. ...

  • Enzyme-based nitrate determination receives USGS Standard Method designation

    RECOMBINANT PROTEIN TECHNOLOGY for GREEN ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY:  USGS Standard Methods I-2457-11 and I-2458-11  Analytical chemistry for environmental monitoring often requires hazardous reagents.  NECi’s enzyme-based nitrate reagents replace cadmium reduction with reagent-grade, environmentally benign enzymes.  The resulting nitrite is determined by standard ...


    By NECi Superior Enzymes

  • Significant Changes in FGD Technology are Predicted

    Over 80 percent of the flue gas desulfurization (FGD) systems installed around the world utilize limestone as a reagent and spray towers to recirculate the limestone slurry and capture the SO2. The McIlvaine Company predicts that after forty years of use, this approach will give way to newer technologies. These technologies will achieve higher efficiencies, consume less energy, capture multiple ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • New chemical pollutants? Research finds fluorochemicals in water samples

    Another contaminant found in Canadian groundwater samples may join the list of environmental substances that could be harmful to humans and the environment, according to recent study results published in the September 2009 issue of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry. The newest potential threat to human health and the environment is fluorochemicals known as perfluorinated phosphoric acids ...

  • UK’s Tetronics International supports Germany’s car recycling efforts

    Germany’s outstanding track record for recycling scrapped cars is set to further improve after Tetronics International, a global leader in environmentally friendly resource recovery solutions, announces its plasma arc technology has gone live at Duesmann & Hensel Recycling’s plant near Frankfurt. Duesmann & Hensel Recycling is a global player in the precious metals recycling ...

  • NOx Scrubbing Technology Breakthrough

    Pacific Rim Design and Development is proud to introduce a technology breakthrough in the treatment and safe elimination of problematic nitric oxide (NO) and nitrogen dioxide (NO2 ).  There are six forms of nitrogen oxide (NOx); the drawings to the right show the two most problematic forms.  These two are of particular interest because they are identified as atmospheric ...


    By Know-NOx

  • Shedding a light on contaminants

    Name a current environmental challenge. Global climate change? Loss of endangered species? What about soil contamination? Soil pollution rarely makes headlines, though it is a prevalent global issue. According to the European Environment Agency, 39 member states in Europe had over 2.5 million contaminated soil sites in 2011. Sharon O’Rourke, researcher at University ...

  • U.S. EPA Honors Environmental Heroes for 2012 in Pacific Southwest

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Pacific Southwest Region today announced the 12 winners for the 2012 annual environmental awards to acknowledge significant contributions to protecting the environment. “The winners, green heroes all, prove there are many ways to protect our air, water and land,” said Jared Blumenfeld, EPA’s Regional Administrator for the Pacific ...

  • UK’s Tetronics International supports Germany’s car recycling efforts

    Germany’s outstanding track record for recycling scrapped cars is set to further improve after Tetronics International, a global leader in environmentally friendly resource recovery solutions, announces its plasma arc technology has gone live at Duesmann & Hensel Recycling’s plant near Frankfurt. Duesmann & Hensel Recycling is a global player in the precious metals recycling ...

  • Make Your Home Cleaner and Greener With Green Works

    (Family Features) Finding ways to go green in the home does more than help the planet. It helps your home's environment, as well. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, levels of indoor air pollution can be two to five times higher than outdoor levels. These pollutants -- as well as chemicals found in many products today -- can irritate allergy and asthma sufferers. "More ...


    By Marketwire

  • American Water Announces 2012 Environmental Grant Award Recipients

    American Water (NYSE: AWK), the nation’s largest publicly traded water and wastewater utility company, announced today the recipients of the company’s 2012 Environmental ...


    By American Water

  • The Acta Group, L.L.C. -- recent federal developments

    Synopsis Of The 2010 Congressional Mid-Term Elections: The 2010 Congressional mid-term elections will have a profound impact on policy and legislative developments of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), particularly as to the regulation of chemicals and pesticides. The dramatic decline in the number of elected Democratic members, especially the loss of the majority in the House of ...


    By Acta Group

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