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  • Homeowners, Tenants Sue Republic Services for Putrid Smells Released from Bridgeton Landfill

    The Simmons Firm, a national litigation firm known for handling complex toxic exposure cases with offices in Clayton, Mo., and Alton, Ill., filed suit March 19 on behalf of residents living near the Bridgeton Sanitary Landfill against Republic Services, Inc., Allied Services, LLC, and Bridgeton Landfill, LLC. The case is Marsha Buck et. al. v Republic ...


  • EU reaches deal to cut greenhouse gas emissions

    European Union leaders agreed early Friday to cut greenhouse gas emissions in the 28-nation bloc to at least 40 percent below 1990 levels by 2030. The deal was aimed at countering climate change and setting an example for the rest of the world ahead of key international climate negotiations next year. A package agreed by leaders at an ...


    By Associated Press

  • Tyneside firm ordered to pay £14,400 over odour emissions

    A Tyneside business has been ordered to pay more than £14,400 after it allowed excessive odours to escape from a waste facility. Impetus Waste Management Ltd, which operates a waste transfer warehouse at Davy Bank, Wallsend, admitted two charges before North Tyneside Magistrates' yesterday (18 September). The company was fined £9,990 and ordered to pay £4,311.33 costs, with a ...

  • Nalco Program Helps Veterans Administration Facility Improve Indoor Air Quality, Reduce Carbon Emissions

    Nalco (NYSE: NLC), providing essential expertise for water, energy and air, has helped the Veterans Administration's Fayetteville VA Medical Center (FVAMC) in North Carolina reduce energy use, cut utility costs and avoid the release of more than 1,920 tons of greenhouse ...


    By Nalco - an Ecolab company

  • Nalco program helps veterans administration facility improve indoor air quality, reduce carbon emissions

    Nalco (NYSE: NLC), providing essential expertise for water, energy and air, has helped the Veterans Administration's Fayetteville VA Medical Center (FVAMC) in North Carolina reduce energy use, cut utility costs and avoid the release of more than 1,920 tons of greenhouse gas annually. Hospital officials wanted to increase the building's energy efficiency and improve indoor air quality for patients ...

  • Electronic nose sniffs out air pollution

    Available in the UK for the first time, the technology can be used to help improve the control of odours associated with industries such as waste storage and recovery, sewage treatment, composting, chemicals and food production. By sensing odours and raising an alert before they cause human discomfort, the equipment can trigger activity to reduce nuisance odours at an early stage. Distributed by ...

  • Utility plans to mask awful odor from uncontrolled gas leak

    A utility trying to stop a monthlong leak at a massive natural gas storage facility near a Los Angeles neighborhood said it planned to use a mist to mask the sickening stench as work continues - possibly for three more months - to plug the well. SoCalGas officials told county supervisors Tuesday that the substance is safe and would neutralize ...


    By Associated Press

  • Odour neutralization and air quality control.

    Labiotest is the Gruppo Luci company which has worked for more than 20 years in the field of smells neutralization and air quality control. Labiotest started as laboratory for environmental analyses and, as a pioneer on the market, developed activities in the field of odours to become an indispensable partner for those who are faced with such problems. Labiotest always considered it was important ...


    By Labiotest Srl

  • Formia to deliver energy-efficient odor control system to Talvivaara’s nickel mine in Sotkamo, Finland

    VOC technology company Formia Emissions Control Oy and Talvivaara Mining Company Plc (www.talvivaara.com) have signed a delivery contract of a catalytic oxidizer, designed mainly for odor control and elimination. The oxidizer will be delivered to the base metals mine in Sotkamo, Finland, and will be commissioned until the end of year 2012. The contract includes a regenerative catalytic oxidizer ...


  • RCM ECO 3 Sanitizing

    During PULIRE 2013 exhibition, RCM introduced ECO 3 Sanitizing, the application for scrubber driers of OZOSI technology for the professional sanitation. In the development of its knowledges on cleaning techniques, as expected in RCM CLEANING SOLUTIONS program, RCM developed a system for a safer and more efficient sanitation of the floors, either in health environments or everywhere it’s ...


    By RCM S.p.A

  • DESMI Foundry in China Receives Certification

    We did not apply for it, but are very pleased that the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology of the People’s Republic of China has recognized our facility “as an example to follow” and given DESMI’s new foundry in Xuancheng a certification followed by a cheque for 70,000 RMB. “We are very pleased with the acknowledgement from the ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • Waste360: Employing New Weapons to Fight Landfill Odors

    One of the biggest operational challenges for landfills is dealing with persistent odors, which can be a nuisance for employees and neighboring businesses and residents. Mitigating foul odors often requires a significant investment in solutions that are often comprised of chemicals that merely mask the bad smells. Thankfully, there are solutions that are both eco-friendly and highly effective ...


    By OMI Industries (OMI)

  • ArcelorMittal sued over soot from Pennsylvania coke plant

    An environmental activist group sued ArcelorMittal USA on Thursday for allegedly violating the Clean Air Act by showering nearby residents with soot and other pollutants from a western Pennsylvania coke plant more than 200 times since it reopened in April 2014. PennEnvironment sent a 60-day notice letter to the Chicago-based steelmaker in August. The advance notice is required under federal law, ...


    By Associated Press

  • Electronic nose on show at organics conference

    Pioneering ‘electronic nose’ technology for waste odour monitoring will be showcased by Enviro Technology at the Association for Organics Recycling (AfOR) conference on 15 March.   Odour pollution is a serious concern for the UK’s biological waste treatment industry as it continues on a path of substantial growth. The RQ Box electronic nose enables better monitoring and ...

  • New PTR-MS application showcase - indoor air quality

    Volatile Organic Compouns (VOCs) are chemicals that vaporize at room temperature and many of which are known to be harmful to our health or have a bad smell. Nearly every commercial product we use emits VOCs, some of them on purpose (e.g. air fresheners) but a lot of them unintentionally (e.g. furniture like carpets or paints). Learn more about  ...

  • OMI Industries` eco-friendly Ecosorb spray gel provides new ways to combat industrial odors

    OMI Industries' eco-friendly Ecosorb spray gel provides new ways to combat industrial odors OMI Industries, makers of the eco-­friendly Ecosorb® odor control products, today announced the introduction of the Ecosorb® Spray Gel – an odor control product designed for topical applications onto solid and semi-­solid materials that emit odors. Applications of this new solution ...


    By OMI Industries (OMI)

  • Federal wood burning rule prompts rural backlash

    A federal proposal to clean up the smoke wafting from wood-burning stoves has sparked a backlash from some rural residents, lawmakers and manufacturers who fear it could close the damper on one of the oldest ways of warming homes on cold winter days. Proposed regulations from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency would significantly reduce the amount of particle pollution allowed from the ...


    By Associated Press

  • Tonawanda coke facing federal criminal charges

    A Grand Jury Thursday night indicted Tonawanda Coke and its Environmental Control Manager Mark Kamholz on 20 criminal charges. It says the company knowingly violated the Federal Clean Air Act and other federal laws over a five year period, even at the risk of public health. The indictment alleges that Tonawanda Coke released coke oven gas directly into the air which is a violation of the ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • Turning the corner on chemicals

    The Government of Canada has announced that it is taking action to reduce emissions from chemicals that contribute to smog in consumer and commercial products such as paints, varnishes, adhesives and vehicle repair cleaners. The announcement adds to the growing number of chemicals the government has identified under the Turning the Corner Plan and the Chemicals Management Plan as potentially ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Anyone care for food leftovers?

    The Mayor of London Boris Johnson has joined forces with London Food Board chair Rosie Boycott and top chefs Oliver Rowe and Hugh Fearnley Whittingstall to urge Londoners to use tasty leftovers for great recipes, rather than throw away edible food. As well as chairing the Mayor’s London Food Board, Boycott has made a recent appearance on BBC One’s Celebrity Masterchef and is the owner of a small ...

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