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  • Green Grass and Bioremediation Success

    Have you ever looked at your neighbor’s lawn and wondered how they grow such green grass? You quickly hop on the internet and search for tips and tricks to a greener lawn only to find there’s no simple solution, there’s work involved. The principle of having to take care of your lawn in order to produce results is reflected across most areas of work. People working in ...

  • Huge demand for PM all monitor

    Palas, the German manufacturer of particulate monitoring instruments, is expanding production to cope with demand for its fine particulate monitor, the Fidas® 200, which is distributed in the UK by Air Monitors. In the following article Jim Mills explains why Air Monitors is being kept busy by the demand for this exciting new technology. PM monitoring – the ultimate ...


    By Air Monitors Ltd.

  • Numa Releases a New Generation of Patriot 60 and Patriot 65 Hammers

    Numa, the world’s leader in DTH hammers and bit technology, has released a new generation of Patriot™60 and Patriot 65 hammers. Based upon advanced engineering and driller input, both hammers provide increased reliability, enhanced performance, and faster penetration rates than previous versions. “The new generation of the Patriot 60 and Patriot 65 hammers was designed with ...


    By Numa

  • U.S. EPA proposes to disapprove California’s air quality plans for South Coast and San Joaquin Valley / agency asks CA to revise PM2.5 plans to better protect health of residents

    Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is proposing to disapprove California’s air quality plans for fine particles - also known as PM2.5 - for failure to achieve adequate emissions reductions in the South Coast and San Joaquin Valley air basins notoriously known for poor air quality. States are required to submit plans to EPA that identify how health-based air quality standards ...

  • BAM-1020 accepted as Australian Standard

    Ecotech and MetOne announce BAM-1020 inclusion to Australian standards. Ecotech Pty. Ltd. and MetOne Instruments Incorporated are pleased to announce that the BAM-1020 has been approved under Australian Standard AS/NZS 3580.9.11.2008 for the determination of particulate matter, PM10, using Beta attenuation.The BAM-1020 is the currently the only instrument available on the market that has both ...


    By Ecotech Pty Ltd

  • Sealless pump standards updated

    The Hydraulic Institute (HI) has updated the 2000 edition of the ANSI/HI standard on sealless centrifugal pumps and published ANSIHI 5.1-5.6-2010 Sealless Rotodynamic Pumps for Nomenclature, Definitions, Application, Operation and Test. The revised standard covers sealless rotodynamic pumps driven by canned motors or through magnetic couplings with conventional motors. ANSI/HI 5.1 - 5.6-2010 is ...

  • Stronger Standards for Smog Proposed

    Washington, D.C. - EPA is proposing to strengthen the nation's air quality standards for ground-level ozone, revising the standards for the first time since 1997. The proposal is based on the most recent scientific evidence about the health effects of ozone -- the primary component of smog. 'Advances in science are leading to cleaner skies and healthier lives,' ...

  • A Resource for Environmental Guidelines and Standards

    ESdat environmental software have compiled a free resource of environmental guidelines and standards for USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Holland, United Kingdom and Malaysia. They can be opened in Excel, reviewed, and imported directly into ESdat. Users can also compile their own using these as a guide. The online environmental standards provide professionals with links to the publishers, ...

  • Fire standards caveats

    According to F2.2.1 of Form and Style for ASTM Standards, “Every fire standard shall state its purpose, specify the known limitations of the standard and specify the significance of the data that are gathered (including relevance to human life and property, where appropriate).” This column covers caveats used in fire standards. The three primary types of ASTM International fire ...


    By ASTM International

  • New particulate monitor included on Australian Standards

    Ecotech Pty. Ltd. and MetOne Instruments Incorporated are pleased to announce that the BAM-1020 has been approved under Australian Standard AS/NZS 3580.9.11.2008 for the determination of particulate matter, PM10, using Beta attenuation.The BAM-1020 is the currently the only instrument available on the market that has both Australian certification for PM10 and U.S. EPA certification for PM10 and ...


    By Ecotech Pty Ltd

  • ASTM E1366 - 11 standard practice for standardized aquatic microcosms: fresh water

    A microcosm test is conducted to obtain information concerning toxicity or other effects of a test material on the interactions among three trophic levels (primary, secondary, and detrital) and the competitive interactions within each trophic level. As with ...


    By ASTM International

  • Revised ISO 14001 Standard Released

    The International Standards Organization (ISO) has released the latest version of ISO 14001, one of the world’s most popular standards for environmental management. ISO 14001:2015, which sets out the requirements for an environmental management standard, is one of the world’s most widely used ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Find all the latest environmental standards

    Find all the latest environmental standards and guidelines in one handy place. Visit our free resource. Including: USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Holland, UK, and Malaysia. ESdat environmental software have compiled a free resource of environmental guidelines and standards for USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Holland, United Kingdom and Malaysia. They can be opened in Excel, reviewed, ...

  • MACT standards for sewage sludge incinerators

    EPA announced in the October 14 Federal Register proposed rulemaking to cut emissions of mercury, particle pollution and other harmful pollutants from sewage sludge incinerators (SSIs). According to EPA, SSIs represent the sixth-largest source of mercury air emissions in the U.S. The proposed standards would apply to both multiple-hearth and fluidized bed incinerators. Units incinerating sewage ...


    By Custom Stack Analysis, LLC.

  • Deal reached on car emission standards

    Representatives of the European parliament and council of ministers have provisionally agreed next generation limits on passenger car pollution.  The law will set new Euro 5 standards for fine particles, hydrocarbons and nitrogen oxides (NOx) from 2009, and tougher Euro 6 standards for NOx only from 2014 (EED 07/11/06). In the discussions, the council basically accepted parliament’s proposed ...

  • Enzymatic Nitrate Determination Now an ASTM Standard Method

    NECi enzymatic method for nitrate determination is now an ASTM International Standard Method.  This method is meant to replace methods D1254 (Nitrite) and D992 (Nitrate).   Method D1254 uses a reagent which is considered to be a possible carcinogen. Method D992 is mentioned by ASTM to "have relatively large errors when used in wastewaters and also has greater manipulative difficulties" ...


    By NECi Superior Enzymes

  • EnviTec Biogas listed in Entry Standard segment as of tomorrow

    As of tomorrow, 29 August 2013, shares in EnviTec Biogas AG (ISIN: DE000A0MVLS8) will be listed in the Entry Standard segment which forms part of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange’s open market. The shares have been relisted from the Prime Standard to the Entry Standard segment as part of the company’s ongoing cost-cutting programme. The Entry Standard, too, is a high-quality market ...


    By EnviTec Biogas AG

  • Mexico Begins Public Consultation on Draft Nanotechnology Standards

    On May 3, 3016, Mexico’s Ministry of Economy published a notice beginning a public consultation on two draft nanotechnology standards. Proposed standard PROY-NMX-R-80004-5-SCFI-2015 is identical to ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • EPA sets stricter standards for energy star televisions

    Televisions will soon need to be 40% more energy efficient than conventional models to achieve the Energy Star label. Currently, Energy Star-qualified TVs use about 30% less energy than conventional models, but the specifications were revised on September 3 by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Under the new requirements, which take effect on May 1, 2010, TVs must use less energy ...

  • CDC May Tighten Lead Poisoning Standards

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) currently recommends that children between the ages of 1 and 5 who have blood lead levels greater than 10 micrograms of lead per deciliter of blood should seek treatment.  Recently, the CDC announced that they are considering lowering this action level to 5 micrograms.   If the new standard is adopted then it has been estimated that ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

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