point-source mercury test News

  • EPA provides federal grants to Brooklyn community group working to protect public health (NY)

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Regional Administrator, Judith Enck was joined by Congresswoman Nydia M. Velázquez to announce the award of two EPA grants, totaling $125,000, to the Brooklyn non-profit group UPROSE. The group is dedicated to involving youth and residents in economic and environmental issues. It will use the funding to better understand and address air pollution ...

  • Albemarle Environmental Division Opens New Laboratory in Baton Rouge

    Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a global developer, manufacturer and marketer of highly engineered specialty chemicals, announces the completion and opening of a new Environmental Research and Development facility in Baton Rouge.   This new facility ...


    By Albemarle Corporation

  • The Gasmet story - from an academic idea to a global business

    In this article, Dr Petri Jaakkola, founder and Chairman of Gasmet Technologies Oy explains how an idea shared by a group of researchers at the University of Oulu in Finland, during the early 1970s, developed into one of the world’s leading gas monitoring instrumentation manufacturers. Early history – technology development At first, the Finnish researchers understood ...


    By Gasmet Technologies Oy

  • Q&A about national general survey on soil contamination in China

    MEP and MLR announced the report on the national general survey on soil contamination today, and the survey results showed the general condition of the soil environment across the country not optimistic; some areas are suffering from bad soil pollution, the environmental quality of the arable land is worrying, and there are pressing soil environmental problems in industrial and mining deserted ...

  • Ontario’s MANTECH is making water monitoring more efficient for global firms

    It’s been a remarkable journey for MANTECH, an Ontario-based manufacturer of water testing technology. From a very humble start in 2010, its revolutionary technology is now being used in water-testing laboratories and industrial and water plants in 45 countries, as 75% of the company’s sales now come from exports. Behind this Ontario success story is a proprietary water quality ...


    By MANTECH Inc.

  • Lenovo Welcomes TUV Rheinland`s Green Product Certification and Integrated Green Solutions

    TUV Rheinland, the world's leading inspection, testing and certification service provider, recently attended the IDF (Intel Developer Forum) held at the National Convention Centre, Beijing, on 11 April. TUV ...


    By TUV North America

  • Marketing greenwashing - a GLOBE-Net editorial

    Last week the Ottawa-based environmental marketing firm TerraChoice released its 2010 Survey of consumer product advertising entitled The Sins of Greenwashing: Home and Family Edition. In an accompanying press release it noted that 95% of ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Emerging Trends In UV Disinfection

    The UV disinfection industry has experienced tremendous growth over the last 20 years. The development of new UV technologies over this period is a perfect example of an industry investing to meet market demand – in this case demand for an effective, low cost, and environmentally friendly disinfection technology. The acceptance of UV disinfection at water plants treating in excess of one ...


    By Aquionics Inc

  • Brattle Economists Identify Challenges For MISO`s Coal Fleet To Comply With EPA`s MATS Rule

    In a study commissioned by the Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator (MISO), economists at The Brattle Group evaluated the feasibility of the large number of simultaneous environmental retrofits and new generation that may be needed for coal plants to comply with the EPA's Mercury and Air Toxics Standards (MATS) rule. The study finds that ...


    By The Brattle Group

  • UV light helps to ensure safe bathing during the summer months

    • Ultraviolet light kills bacteria in wastewater without the need for chemicals and allows safe bathing in the Isar. • Reliable and environmentally friendly method • Used in the project “Clean Isar” in a large number of clarification plants in Bavaria/Germany. In addition to the conventional processes for cleaning water – such as the use of chemicals like ...


    By Heraeus Holding GmbH

  • Three new state-of-the-art power plants improve efficiency, reduce emissions

    Three new power plants officially began serving North Carolina customers at the end of 2012, representing a combined investment of nearly $3.65 billion and marking another significant milestone in Duke Energy's commitment to meet electricity needs with advanced, cleaner generation. These sophisticated power plants ...


    By Duke Energy

  • Emissions regulations theme for MCERTS 2011

    MCERTS 2011 has moved to the Telford International Centre and will take place on 30th and 31st March. The new location will accommodate growth in demand for the latest information on the regulations, techniques, standards and technologies that relate to emissions monitoring and gas detection. The event's visitors will be provided with help and advice across a broad range of subjects including the ...

  • Industry Flocks to Water/Wastewater Monitoring Event

    WWEM 2006 took place in early November and was almost unrecognisable in comparison to the inaugural 2005 event. WWEM was initially created to provide a vehicle for discussing and dispersing information on the Environment Agency’s monitoring certification scheme, MCERTS. However, on the evidence of WWEM 2006, it has become a red letter diary entry for anyone involved with testing or monitoring ...


  • Recent Federal Developments

    EPA's Inspector Claims EPA Needs To Clarify Testing Authority For Endocrine Disruptors: On January 17, 2012, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Inspector General (IG) stated that EPA needs to clarify the regulatory authority it will use to implement its Endocrine Disruptor Screening Program (EDSP) and the number of chemicals that may be evaluated under the Program. On December 13, ...


    By Acta Group

  • Digital Lumens Saving Industrial Lighting Customers More Than 103M Kilowatt Hours Annually

    Marking two years since its launch, Digital Lumens today announced the cumulative savings driven by its LED-based Intelligent Lighting System™. The System, which now spans more than 200 large-scale deployments, is saving industrial lighting customers 103 million kilowatt hours per year, which is equivalent to: Removing 9,000 homes from the grid per year Decreasing oil consumption by 60,000 ...


  • Xylem’s UV disinfection technology approved by State Water Resources Control Board, California

    Xylem (NYSE:XYL), a leading global water technology company dedicated to solving the world's most challenging water issues, announced today that both its Wedeco LBX 850e and LBX 1500e ultraviolet (UV) disinfection systems have received acceptance from the California State Water Resources Control Board's Division of Drinking Water*.  These closed-vessel UV systems are now validated and ...


    By Xylem, Inc.

  • European EHS Compliance Quiz

    European EHS Compliance Quiz - Are you on top of all issues for your company? Climate Change, Chemicals, Emission Reports, Soil Contamination, Carcinogens, Enforcement, Product Safety, Corporate Social Responsibility. These are just some of the buzzwords businesses have to grapple with in order to maintain compliance with environmental, occupational health and safety (EHS) laws. The regulatory ...

  • Albemarle Corporation Forms Albemarle Environmental Division

    Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a global developer, manufacturer and marketer of highly engineered specialty chemicals, today announced the formation of Albemarle Environmental Division.  The newly-formed division focuses the resources of Albemarle Corporation in this important market segment ...


    By Albemarle Corporation

  • $2.9 Million in Small Business Contracts for New Environmental Technologies

    (Washington, D.C.) EPA's Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program today announced the award of nearly $3 million to 13 companies to support their work in seven key environmental areas: nanotechnology, monitoring of air emissions, pollution prevention, hazardous waste management, water treatment, homeland security, and innovation in manufacturing. The companies received 'proof of concept' ...

  • Oak Ridge completes field work on Recovery Act-projects

    The U.S. Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge Office of Environmental Management (EM) has finished field work on the last Recovery Act-funded environmental cleanup project. Since 2009, EM has used the $751 million in Recovery Act funds to accomplish 27 projects, many of which included multiple subcomponents and extensive scopes. “This is a landmark milestone for our program ...


    By US Department of Energy

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