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  • ADA-ES Acquires Assets of Bulk Conveyor Specialist Inc.

    ADA-ES, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADES) (“ADA”) today announced that it has acquired the assets of Bulk Conveyor Specialist Inc. and Bulk Conveyor Services, Inc. (collectively, BCSI) for an initial payment of $2 million with an additional $3 million to be paid over the next five years. As previously announced, ADA and BCSI entered into a definitive asset purchase ...

  • Rapid screening for RoHS compliance

    The new xSORT hand-held XRF analyser from SPECTRO Analytical Instruments is the ideal tool for the rapid screening of electronic components and products to check for the presence of substances banned under the RoHS regulations and for screening other material of environmental concern. It is also perfect for screening for lead in a variety of consumer products from paints to toys. XRF (X-ray ...

  • Semilab announce next generation small spot μSE series of products

    As part of its ongoing commitment to partner with its major semiconductor problems on metrology solutions Semilab is pleased to announce the availability of its next generation small spot μSE series of products. The μSE spectroscopic ellipsometer systems are available in two configurations allowing measurement on scribe line tests structures on product wafers. Utilizing a high brightness ...

  • EPA administrator Lisa P. Jackson visits Kansas to participate in president Obama’s “United We Serve” kickoff

    Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa P. Jackson visited Kansas on Monday to mark the kickoff of the Obama Administration’s “United We Serve” initiative. Administrator Jackson joined local students to monitor and help clean up the Missouri and Kansas Rivers at Kaw Point Park in Kansas. Students tested mercury levels in fish, measured water quality and used boats to pick up trash ...

  • Air pollution monitoring market to rise 20% in 2010, says new research

    The world market for stack and ambient continuous monitoring plus periodic monitoring and other related services will rise to US$2.2 billion in 2010.  This is a 20 percent increase over the projected 2009 market.  The rapid expansion in CO2 measurement investment and the increased activity for stack monitoring in Asia will account for most of the increase.  These are the ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • Save Money and The Environment, One Battery at a Time

    CP Lab Safety, a lab and industrial supply company and manufacturer of the health-preserving ECO Funnel, announced today that it is introducing a new, eco-friendly product in its endeavor to make the world a healthier, safer place: the ECO Battery Bin™.  The ECO Battery Bin™ is the latest innovation in the company's ongoing effort to promote proper ...


    By CP Lab Safety

  • EMHI Builds Infrastructure Seeking to Enter Energy Industry Emissions and Remediation Markets

    East Morgan Holdings, Inc (PINKSHEETS: EMHI) reports that efforts continue to seek out energy industry and other manufacturing companies in need of the patented IFS-2c and other IFS Technologies, which are under an impending contract to be acquired from Solucorp Industries Ltd. The number of companies which could utilize the IFS-2c and other IFS technologies and the annual size of the markets ...


  • Emissions monitoring conference topics announced

    The first day of the AQE 2017 conference will address the monitoring of difficult gases and dust components in industrial emissions, with presentations from an international panel of experts. AQE 2017 will take pace in Telford (UK) on 24th and 25th May and registration is now available at ...

  • Identifying Lead Poisoning Exposure Hazards in Residential Housing

    There are still at least 4 million households in the United States that have children living in them who are being exposed to high levels of lead according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The agency also reports that no safe blood lead level in children has ever been identified.   In 1978 the federal government banned consumer uses of ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • What will changes in emission legislation mean for the pollution monitoring industry?

    The current calm in the pollution monitoring industry belies the challenges ahead. Requirements for reducing the emissions of air pollution have been evolving since middle of the 20th century and are currently a complex medley of limits, targets and caps. Sources must not only comply with rigid emission limits but must also provide emissions data to a number of different agencies and bodies to ...

  • Giant Waste Dump Poisoning Nairobi Children, Environment

    NAIROBI, Kenya, October 9, 2007 (ENS) - One of Africa's largest waste dumps, the Dandora Municipal Dumping Site in Nairobi, is a threat to the health of children living nearby and the city's environment, a new study shows. Tests found high levels of lead and other heavy metals in the blood of area children, who also suffer from respiratory diseases, including chronic bronchitis and ...

  • Toxic makeup - cosmetics women wear prove dangerous to health

    Cosmetic products that Canadians put on their faces every day have been found to contain toxic heavy metals, such as lead, arsenic, and cadmium, according to a report released today by Environmental Defence. In a lab test of the products in six Canadian women's makeup bags, each of the 49 products was found to be contaminated with heavy metals and some products contained levels of arsenic and ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • EPA announces $5 million in grants to restore S.F. Bay Water Quality and Habitats

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Regional Administrator Jared Blumenfeld today announced nearly $5 million in EPA grants to state and local agencies to restore water quality and wetlands throughout the San Francisco Bay watershed at a ceremony held at Breuner Marsh (Richmond, Calif.)—one of the sites to receive federal restoration grant funding. The ceremony was attended by ...

  • 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

  • ZeroWater Urges Support for the Clean Water Act

    The conventional wisdom is that corporations dislike government regulation within their respective industries, but there are a few major exceptions to this rule, and one of them is the Clean Water Act. The environmental bill, which turns 40 years old this year, has recently become a topic of scrutiny and conversation, as many companies have voiced their support of the bill, as well as their ...


  • Effects of human and wildlife exposure to hormone-disrupting chemicals examined in landmark UN report

    Many synthetic chemicals, untested for their disrupting effects on the hormone system, could have significant health implications according to the State of the Science of Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals, a new report by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the World Health Organization (WHO). The joint study calls for more research to understand fully the associations between ...

  • Thermo Fisher Scientific Launches Third Generation Handheld NITON XRF Analyzers

    New NITON XL3 700 Series XRF Analyzers Provide Much Faster Testing Speed and Dramatically Improved Analytical Performance Over Prior Generation Technology Billerica, MA (June 3, 2007) - Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world's leading manufacturer of handheld x-ray fluorescence (XRF) analyzers, is pleased to announce the launch of the Thermo Scientific NITON XL3 Series, the third ...

  • Undercover operation exposes illegal dumping of e-waste in Nigeria

    Following a three-year undercover investigation, we’ve shown once again that electronic waste - like your old TV set - still isn't being responsibly recycled like it's supposed to be. Instead, e-waste is being disguised as second-hand goods and shipped off to Nigeria, where it is sold, scrapped or illegally dumped. The undercover operation, carried out with the help of Sky Television, is further ...


    By Greenpeace International

  • ZeroWater selects HM Digital as its sole provider of electronic digital TDS meters to demonstrate the ZeroWater brand’s superior filtration to 000 ppm

    HM Digital - an original equipment manufacturer recognized worldwide for providing the best value in water testing instrumentation, especially the increasingly popular TDS meter – is pleased to announce an agreement with Zero Technologies, LLC to be the sole provider of electronic digital TDS meters used in their ZeroWater premium filtration pitchers and devices to prove their products ...


    By HM Digital, Inc.

  • Merck Advances Lab Water Purification Technology with Milli-Q® IQ 7000 System

    Merck, a leading science and technology company, today announced the global launch of the Milli-Q® IQ 7000 system, the seventh-generation Milli-Q® water purification innovation. This launch marks 50 years of providing ultrapure water to scientists in laboratories all over the world. The company announced details about the water purification system during a press briefing at the Pittcon ...


    By Merck

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