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  • New England Fish Chowder, Hold the Mercury, Please

    BOSTON, Massachusetts, December 31, 2007 (ENS) - A plan by the Northeast states to lower mercury levels in fish throughout New England and New York has been approved by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, EPA. The plan calls for a 98 percent reduction from 1998 levels of mercury from atmospheric sources in order to make mercury levels in fish low enough for the states to lift fish ...

  • Minamata Convention will help China and India avoid mercury emissions in 2050

    Under the United Nations Minamata Convention on mercury, China and India could avoid a combined 242 tonnes of mercury emissions in 2050 from coal-fired power plants, a new study predicts. This amount is equal to approximately 12% of total emissions in 2010. While the benefits will be mostly regional, lower mercury deposition in surrounding oceans is good news for Europeans who eat fish sourced ...

  • Continuous Mercury Monitoring with State-of-the-Art Technology = Gasmet CMM

    With the introduction of ever tightening legislation for emissions, new challenges are also facing the equipment that is used for continuous monitoring of trace pollutants. In the United States, the Clean Air Mercury Rule will establish strict limits for Mercury emissions from coal-fired power plants. Gasmet Technologies decided to meet this challenge with a novel approach together with the ...


    By Gasmet Technologies Oy

  • $2 billion/yr market for mercury removal from stack gases

    The market for equipment and consumables to measure and remove mercury from stack gases will average over $2 billion/yr over the next decade. This is the latest forecast in the online McIlvaine "Mercury Air Reduction Markets". There are three immediate markets, all are in the U.S.  They are cement, utility boilers and industrial boilers. Hundreds of millions of dollars has already been spent ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • Thermo Fisher Scientific Adds Greater Sensitivity to its Simple Solution for Mercury Monitoring

    FRANKLIN, Mass. (May 9, 2007) – Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, offers coal-fired power plants the Mercury Freedom System™, a mercury monitoring solution with a simplicity of design that results in maximum ease of use and maintenance, lower installation and operating costs, high reliability, and lower space requirements. In addition, the system is available ...

  • EPA Awards Grants to Protect Women and Children from Mercury in Great Lakes Fish

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced two Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) grants totaling almost $1.6 million for projects to protect women and children from mercury exposure through Great Lakes fish consumption. The funding will be used to improve health screening and to develop more effective fish consumption advisories. “Many Great Lakes fish are unsafe to ...

  • MACT compliance turnkey solutions offered by Rev1 and APEX; The two industry leaders are first to market with total service

    With the Dec. 16 effective date looming for tough new federal requirements for maximum available control technology (MACT), the Air Quality Services division of Rev1 Power Services announces a partnership with Apex Instruments Corp. to offer the power industry's first turnkey solution for measuring, monitoring and controlling stack pollutants, including mercury, ...


    By Apex Instruments, Inc.

  • ASTM D7511 - 12 Standard Test Method for Total Cyanide by Segmented Flow Injection Analysis, In-Line Ultraviolet Digestion and Amperometric Detection

    Cyanide and hydrogen cyanide are highly toxic. Regulations have been established to require the monitoring of cyanide in industrial and domestic wastewaters and surface waters. This test method is applicable for natural water, saline waters, and wastewater effluent. The method may be used for process control in wastewater treatment facilities. The spot test outlined in ...


    By ASTM International

  • Join Tekran at ICMGP 2013

    The International Conference on Mercury as a Global Pollutant is right around the corner and starts July 28th. As a Quicksilver Sponsor, Tekran has given our financial support in recognition of the ICMGP ...

  • Visit with Tekran at ICMGP 2015

    The International Conference on Mercury as a Global Pollutant is right around the corner, starting June 14th. As the only Quicksilver Sponsor, Tekran has given our financial support in recognition of the ICMGP as the pre-eminent gathering of mercury researchers and policy makers. This will be another banner year for Tekran as we unveil new ...

  • Global Technologies Group, Inc. Final Run Results at Cement Plant

    Global (PINKSHEETS: GTGP) announces the results of the live run at the cement plant incorporating the MBS technology for Mercury capture in the cement plant emission gasses. This final report is the result of the compilation of multiple data sets which were received over a two month period by MSE and a final analysis completed by MSE Technology Applications, Inc. This run was conducted under ...

  • Tackling 2016 Lab Challenges

    And if those needs happen to be related to moisture, solids and ash analysis or even hydrogen sulfide and mercury vapor analysis, come visit us at booth 2031/2033 in Atlanta, GA March 6-10 to learn how Computrac and Jerome can help you. Why Choose Our Instruments? ...


    By Arizona Instrument LLC

  • Novel sample pretreatment unit for heavy metal analysis

    AppliTek launches a unique solution for accurately determining the total metal content in water bodies. The novel pretreatment system, designed as an add-on unit for AppliTek’s VPA Series of Voltammetric Process Analyzers, allows to safely and conveniently process incoming samples with concentrated acids and oxidizing agents. Accuracy, precision and stability of results are very critical ...


    By AppliTek NV

  • Gasmet invites CEM 2016 visitors to measure almost anything

    As a world leader in FTIR technology, Gasmet’s booth (No. 33) at CEM 2016 in Lisbon, 18-20th May, will focus on both portable and continuous extractive FTIR gas analyzers, and the Gasmet CVAF Continuous Mercury Monitor (CMM). “With these technologies, our customers are able to measure almost any gaseous compound in industrial emissions,” says Gasmet’s Antti Heikkilä. ...


    By Gasmet Technologies Oy

  • Some pollutants declining in Willamette and Columbia Rivers, testing confirms

    The Willamette, a large river associated with 70 percent of the population of Oregon, is getting cleaner in regard to some persistent toxic pollutants that are a legacy of past management practices. A 257-mile portion of the Columbia River between Umatilla, Oregon, and Skamokawa, Washington, is also showing a similar trend. These findings are based on research by U.S. Geological Survey ...

  • EPA promulgates new cement MACT rule requiring investment of $ billions in next 3 years

    EPA has now promulgated the long awaited Portland Cement hazardous air pollutant standard. It will require billions of dollars of investment over the next three years by the U.S. cement industry. Equally important is the impact on the upcoming standards for industrial boilers and utilities. If the cement industry has to reduce acid gases by 97 percent, what precedent does this set for the utility ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • East Asia will spend $4.8 billion on FGD this year

    Power plants in East Asia will spend $4.8 billion on flue gas desulfurization (FGD) this year. This will be 63 percent of the total worldwide expenditure. This is the conclusion reached in FGD World Markets published by the McIlvaine Company. (www.mcilvainecompany.com) These forecasts do not include repair parts and upgrades nor do they include consumables ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • Teledyne Leeman labs and Teledyne Tekmar welcome new Global Sales Director

    Teledyne Leeman Labs, a New Hampshire based manufacturer , and Teledyne Tekmar, an Ohio based manufacturer of analytical instrumentation for laboratories announced the hire of Karnel Walker as the Global Sales Director . Karnel will be responsible for managing the global sales channels for both Leeman Labs and Tekmar . As Global Sales Director, Karnel is charged with all facets of sales developm ...


    By Teledyne Tekmar

  • Gold Mines Fined over $600k for Failing to Correctly Report Toxic Chemical Releases

    The Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA) created the Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) Program. Under the requirements of EPCRA, all U.S. facilities that meet TRI reporting criteria must submit TRI data to the EPA and the states in which they are located by July 1st of each year. One of EPCRA's primary purposes is to inform citizens of toxic chemical ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • 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 ...

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