tannery wastewater News

  • New wastewater treatment technology to produce less sludge

    A major environmental challenge for wastewater treatment is the disposal of excess sludge produced during the process. The LIFE Perbiof project has been developing and testing a technology that will help to overcome this challenge. Results demonstrate it can perform highly effective treatment of municipal wastewater (removing 80% of the organic content) while producing low levels of sludge. ...

  • MSE Hiller offering sludge dewatering

    MSE Hiller specialise in the supply of High performance sludge dewatering equipment to the Water and Wastewater treatment Industries. Effluents may be clarified and sludges dewatered or thickened using Hiller centrifuges at process rates of 1 to 150 m3/hr. A fleet of mobile hire units, some with lime stabilisation plants, are available to rent for temporary sludge dewatering duties at cusomers’ ...


    By MSE Hiller Limited

  • Cleanup complete at Hiteman leather superfund site in west Winfield, New York; site ready for redevelopment

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has completed the cleanup of the Hiteman Leather Superfund site, a former tannery in West Winfield, New York, and deleted it from the Superfund National Priorities List of the county’s most hazardous waste sites. Soil and sediment on the site was contaminated with chromium, a dangerous metal that can cause serious health effects. After a review ...

  • EPA reinstates toxics release inventory reporting requirements for hydrogen sulfide

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is announcing that it is reinstating Toxic Release Inventory (TRI) reporting requirements for hydrogen sulfide. This action is part of Administrator Lisa P. Jackson’s ongoing efforts to provide Americans with helpful information on chemicals they may encounter in their daily lives. TRI is a publicly available database that contains information ...

  • Dangerously high levels of endocrine disrupting chemicals found in marine sediments

    Endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) can interfere with the hormonal systems of both humans and wildlife. New research quantifying EDCs in marine environments in Greece found concentrations which present significant risks to sediment-dwelling organisms. Reduction and prevention of chemical pollution and subsequent harm to marine ecosystems is a key aim of the EU Marine Strategy Framework ...

  • Argentina - environmental industries sector profile

    Argentina has one of the best-developed environmental protection regimes in South America. The environmental sector is growing again after the economic crisis of 2001-2002, and the Argentine government was expecting the overall economy to grow by 9% in 2007. Argentines are still striving to meet international environmental standards by refurbishing their plants and improving their products ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Unsurpassed Performance Wins Customers For BioLargo’s Breakthrough Industrial Odor Control Products

    In early 2015, Dennis Calvert, the CEO of BioLargo, Inc., (BLGO) was asked to serve on the board of directors of CleantechOC, the leading trade association in Southern California serving the clean technology industry. Learning about BioLargo’s award-winning odor control products, an association member involved in the ...


    By Biolargo, Inc.

  • India: water resource equipment market

    The total Indian water market is estimated to be over $1 billion. The government sector contributes a little more than 50 percent, with the rest of the business coming from the private industrial sector. The overall water market is growing at 10-12 percent annually, with even higher growth rates in the industrial and drinking water segments. Currently, 75 percent of the rural population and 85 ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • The 2012 LIFE+ projects

    Austria 4 projects (14.5 million) LIFE+ Environment Policy and Governance (1 project – 3.6 million) LIFE-URBANLAKE (Stadt Wien – Magistratsabteilung 45 – Wiener Gewässer): This project intends to define strategies to reduce the vulnerability of the “Alte Donau” from effects of climate ...

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