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  • Lead Dangers Linger in Many Homes across Florida

    Lead is a highly toxic metal that was used for many years in products found in and around people’s homes. Lead also can be emitted into the air from industrial sources and leaded aviation gasoline, and lead can enter drinking water through plumbing materials.   Many people in Florida are still surprised to learn that lead may be a hazard in their own homes. Lead can be found in homes ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • How sustainable is renewably powered desalination?

    Desalination technologies could help alleviate water shortages, but they need to have low environmental impact. A new life-cycle analysis of desalination options for water supply in off-grid areas indicates that a photovoltaic-powered reverse osmosis system has the least environmental impact of the three technologies considered by the study. An increased use of technologies to remove salt ...

  • 2013 California legislative session: Environmental progress in the face of industry roadblocks

    The first half of the 2013-2014 California legislative session wrapped-up with hard won public interest environmental bills headed to the Governor’s desk in the areas of wildlife protection, reducing chemical exposure and clean transportation, among others, but more work remains to be done in the second half of the session to protect California from industrial pollution, according to the ...

  • Green retailing - saving cash and the planet

    Retail businesses from Wal-Mart Inc to Nike Inc are finding that green investments in their operations and products are more than just Earth-friendly - they’re boosting the bottom line while helping to save the planet. This is the main conclusion of a report released by the Environmental Defense Fund. The new wave of environmental investments goes beyond fixing stores with ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • MSA Pulls Back Curtain on Breakthrough Innovations for Firefighter Protection

    Less than one year after global safety equipment manufacturer MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE: MSA) established a new standard in firefighter respiratory protection with its revolutionary G1 Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA), the company is once again turning heads at the fire service industry’s largest trade conference with new SCBA features that further enhance firefighter ...


  • Compostable plastics have a sweet ending

    Food packaging and other disposable plastic items could soon be composted at home along with organic waste thanks to a new sugar-based polymer. The degradable polymer is made from sugars known as lignocellulosic biomass, which come from non-food crops such as fast-growing trees and grasses, or renewable biomass from agricultural or food waste. It is being developed at Imperial College ...

  • Formaldehyde in the hospital environment

    Formaldehyde is found in the hospital environment at higher concentrations than those to which the general population is exposed. It's possible adverse health effects are therefore very important to those working in certain parts of hospitals and to patients whose health status may be compromised. The compound is an irritant and can cause sensitisation ...


    By PPM Technology

  • Planet Resource Recovery to Participate in Brownfield REM Corporation's "Life in the Gulf" Emergency Response Efforts

    HOUSTON, TX -- (Marketwire) -- 06/10/10 -- Planet Resource Recovery, Inc. (PLANET) (PINKSHEETS: PRRY), developer, manufacturer and marketer of PetroLuxus™ and other "Green" technologies for the remediation and recovery of the planet's resources, announced today that it has agreed to jointly participate with Brownfield REM Corporation in the remediation, recovery and restoration of the water of ...


  • Storied nuke plant becomes environmental wasteland

    A stainless steel tank the size of a basketball court lies buried in the sandy soil of southeastern Washington state, an aging remnant of U.S. efforts to win World War II. The tank holds enough radioactive waste to fill an Olympic-sized swimming pool. And it is leaking. For 42 years, tank AY-102 has stored some of the deadliest material at one of the most environmentally contaminated places in ...


    By Associated Press

  • Global Activated Carbon Industry to 2016

    This study analyzes the global activated carbon industry. It presents historical demand data for 2001, 2006 and 2011, and forecasts for 2016 and 2021 by type (e.g., powdered, granular), application (liquid phase, gas phase), market (e.g., industrial, water treatment, food and beverage processing), world region and major country. The study also considers market environment factors, details ...


  • BioLargo’s CupriDyne®: A Platform Technology

    What do Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT), Micromet Inc. (NASDAQ: MITI) and BioLargo Inc. (OTCBB: BLGO) have in common? The answer: A platform technology. The Value of Platform Technologies Platform technologies are defined as those technologies that enable the creation of products across multiple industries. ...


    By Biolargo, Inc.

  • Cleaning up Canada`s oil sands

    Ten of Canada’s largest oil sands companies have joined forces to clean up the oil sands - or at least to clean up the poor image of the environmental and social impacts of developing Canada’s oil sands. The group - Canadian Natural Resources Ltd., Petro-Canada, Royal Dutch Shell PLC, Suncor Energy Inc., Syncrude Canada Ltd., Canadian Oil Sands Trust, Nexen Inc., Imperial Oil Ltd., EnCana Corp., ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • GE Enhances Product Portfolio for Power Industry with ZENON Membrane Solutions

    Acquisition of advanced ZeeWeed membrane technology expands GE's offering of complete solutions for water and wastewater treatment and water reuse TREVOSE, PA. – Building on its recent ...


  • AlumiFuel Power Updates Status of the PBIS-2000 Development for the U.S. Air Force

    Early production stage hydrogen generation company AlumiFuel Power, Inc. ("API"), the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania-based wholly owned operating subsidiary of AlumiFuel Power Corporation (OTCBB: AFPW) (the "Company"), announced today that it has made significant progress towards fulfilling the Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC) contract to develop and deliver a Portable Balloon Inflation ...


  • AlumiFuel Power, Inc. Receives U.S. Air Force Contract for PBIS-2000 Portable Balloon Inflation System

    Early production stage hydrogen generation company AlumiFuel Power, Inc. ("API"), the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania-based wholly owned operating subsidiary of AlumiFuel Power Corporation (OTCBB: AFPW) (the "Company"), announced today it has been awarded a contract to deliver a PBIS-2000 Portable Balloon Inflation System to the Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC). The Company believes that ...


  • Whale Woes: NRDC Petitions for Endangered Species Act Protections

    The Gulf of Mexico’s only non-migrating great whales are in big trouble, which is why the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) today petitioned the National Marine Fisheries Service to add the region’s Bryde’s (pronounced BROO-dus) whale population to the federal endangered species list. Recently published studies identify the Gulf population as ...

  • Several Common Air Filters of Olansi’s Air Purifier

    We know the air purifier has two core components, fan, filter, and filter seems to be more important than the fan, without filter’s help, the purifier is only a fan of air circulation. The filter is to help us filter harmful substance so filter is the most important part of air purifier. Filter – based purification traps airborne particles ...


    By Olansi healthcare Co., Ltd

  • The North American Market for Produced Water Treatment Equipment

    Until renewable, sustainable sources are fully developed, the demand for fossil fuels will continue to grow. According to the International Energy Agency’s (IEA) most recent World Energy Outlook, the production of conventional crude oil, the largest single component of the global oil supply, will remain at current levels before declining slightly, to 68 million barrels per day, by 2035. To ...


  • Locus Technologies and ChemAdvisor Team Up to Offer Integrated Portal for Chemical and Regulatory Information Management

    Locus Technologies (Locus), the industry leader in web-based environmental, energy, and compliance software, and ChemADVISOR, Inc., the leader in regulatory products, chemical databases, and regulatory compliance needs, announced today the signing of a formal partnership between the two premier environmental software companies. The popular ChemADVISOR Chemical Regulatory database will be ...


    By Locus Technologies

  • Supercritical water oxidation of sewage sludge

    ABSTRACT Supercritical water oxidation (SCWO) is an innovative and effective destruction method for organic wastewater and sludge. Several tests of the destruction of sewage sludge by SCWO have been done at two state of the art pilot plants. These units have capacities of 250 kg/h and 1100 kg/h, respectively. The test results show that the technology easily destroys the organic ...


    By SCFI Group Limited

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