toxic gas abatement News

  • Introducing the EcoGuard Point Of Use Abatement System

    Applied Technology Specialists, Inc. (ATSI) has introduced a state of the art, Point Of Use, toxic gas abatement series to remove dangerous gases and vapors from the exhausts of semiconductor manufacturing process equipment. Interested parties can go to http://www.cleanair-tech.net/pouseries.htm and download information on this new and exciting product. Note: Reps ...


  • Is emitting greenhouse gas emissions a criminal act?

    According to the C.D. Howe Institute the federal government’s proposals to regulate greenhouse gas emissions as set out in its Regulatory Framework paper are likely to be upheld as constitutional exercises of the federal criminal-law power. In a Backgrounder released on August 21st, the Institute poses the question that while the federal government is seeking to limit GHG emissions by large ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Trio of AirProtekt systems prevent localised hydrogen cyanide gas emissions

    Three Honeycat Air Pollution Control Systems designed for the abatement of hydrogen cyanide gas from the reduction process of a carbon fibre manufacturing plant have been installed by AirProtekt, the UK’s air pollution control specialists. AirProtekt’s value for money Honeycat Air Pollution Control System comprised a compact skid mounted oxidiser designed to comply with the environmental emission ...


    By AirProtekt Limited

  • US Department of Labor`s OSHA cites Heartland Midwest, JJ`s Restaurant after restaurant worker dies in February gas pipe explosion

    Heartland Midwest LLC, a communication utilities contracting company, has been cited for multiple safety violations by the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration following a Feb. 19 explosion and fire that resulted in the death of a worker of JJ's Restaurant in Kansas City. JJ's Bar and Grill, which does business as JJ's Restaurant, was cited for one safety ...

  • New Bionoxsolver(TM) Nox Scrubbing Solution Simplifies Wet Scrubbing System Operation and Reduces Scrubber System Complexity and Cost

    Bionomic Industries, Inc., an industry leading manufacturer of proven air pollution abatement, product and heat recovery technologies, has announced introduction of the first major breakthrough NOx control chemistry for a wide range of scrubber system operations and applications. Unlike typical NOx sulfide/caustic control chemistry, low toxicity BIONOxSOLVER will not liberate flammable and ...


    By Bionomic Industries Inc.

  • Addressing India`s Air Pollution Control Needs

    As regulators in India develop stricter standards for industrial air pollutants, two capital equipment suppliers have formed a new partnership to meet the upcoming demand for air pollution control solutions from Indian manufacturers and factories.        Anguil Environmental Systems, Inc. (Anguil) and MOJJ Engineering Systems Ltd. (MOJJ) have teamed ...

  • Addressing India’s air pollution control needs

    As regulators in India develop stricter standards for industrial air pollutants, two capital equipment suppliers have formed a new partnership to meet the upcoming demand for air pollution control solutions from Indian manufacturers and factories.        Anguil Environmental Systems, Inc. (Anguil) and MOJJ Engineering Systems Ltd. ...

  • Richmond, Texas, construction company cited by US Labor Department`s OSHA after a worker was killed while cutting a barrel that exploded

    The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited SCR Construction Co. Inc. with 17 safety violations and placed the company in its Severe Violator Enforcement Program following the death in January of a worker. The worker was killed when the flammable barrel he was torch cutting exploded at the employer's maintenance yard in Richmond. "SCR Construction was ...

  • Solve SEC and CERCLA asbestos liability

    At the same time forward-looking industry leaders are challenged by the uncertainties posed by the rising tide of state and federal environmental regulatory requirements, many utilities are engaged in rear guard actions, fighting the regulatory ghosts of industry practices discontinued decades ago. Until the latter part of the 20th century, the marriage of asbestos and the power industry seemed a ...


    By ABCOV Companies , LLC

  • Solve SEC and CERCLA asbestos liability

    At the same time forward-looking industry leaders are challenged by the uncertainties posed by the rising tide of state and federal environmental regulatory requirements, many utilities are engaged in rear guard actions, fighting the regulatory ghosts of industry practices discontinued decades ago. Until the latter part of the 20th century, the marriage of asbestos and the power industry seemed a ...


    By ABCOV Companies , LLC

  • Mercury conference to address global treaty implementation

    The International Conference on Mercury as a Global Pollutant (#ICMGP) will take place in Edinburgh, Scotland, from 28th July – 2nd August 2013. The event is the 11th in a series that began in Sweden in 1990 and follows closely behind an international agreement to reduce global mercury emissions. Themed ‘Science Informing Global Policy’ the ICMGP events have been created to ...

  • EPA awards ten environmental justice grants (IL, MI, MN, OH, WI)

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 5 has awarded 10 grants totaling $250,000 for community-based environmental justice projects in Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio and Wisconsin. Region 5 EJ grant recipients are: Little Village Environmental Justice Organization and City of East St. Louis Community Development in Illinois; Southwest Detroit Environmental Vision, Detroiters Working for ...

  • Deaths of four workers prompts deeper look at DuPont Safety Practices

    In November 2014, a worker was overcome at a DuPont chemical manufacturing facility when a supply line unexpectedly released more than 20,000 lbs. of methyl mercaptan, a deadly chemical. Three co-workers came to the worker's aid in an attempted rescue, but all four were asphyxiated fatally by the colorless, flammable, and highly toxic gas. After the initial ...

  • New rules hasten end for Europe’s dirtiest power plants

    Europe’s most polluting power plants, including many large coal-fired power stations, will be forced to clean up or close down thanks to new EU rules adopted today. The revised standards demand reductions in toxic emissions, yet businesses and governments appear unprepared. EU-wide compliance with the new rules could cost as much as €15.4bn, and 82% of coal capacity ...

  • Maryland Department of the Environment issues 25 enforcement actions

    Today the Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) announced twenty-five recent enforcement actions resulting in penalties totaling $366,750 in response to violations of MDE requirements for waste, water, and air and radiation waste management. “The Maryland Department of the Environment’s top priority is to protect public health,” said MDE Secretary Shari T. Wilson. “A consistent baseline ...

  • Global Market in Municipal and Industrial WasteWater Sludge Treatment and Odor Control

    This market research report analyzes the global market and developments in municipal and industrial wastewater sludge treatment equipment and wastewater/sludge-based odor control equipment.  Sludge treatment describes the processes used to manage and dispose of the solid or semi-solid products produced during municipal sewage treatment and industrial wastewater treatment.  Despite ...


  • AQE 2015 to focus on ways to improve air quality and emissions monitoring

    AQE 2015 to focus on ways to improve air quality and emissions monitoring The organisers of AQE 2015, the international Air Quality and Emissions show, have announced a comprehensive programme of events that will take place in Telford, UK, on 22nd and 23rd April. Created to provide an update on the latest regulations, technologies, methods and research in air quality and emissions monitoring, AQE ...


    By Quantitech Ltd

  • Global Sludge Treatment and Odor Control Equipment Market

    The global sludge treatment and odor control equipment market was worth $5.3 billion in 2011 and is forecast to reach $5.5 billion in 2012. The compound annual growth rate (CAGR) during the forecast period, 2012 to 2017, is estimated to be 4.7%, when sales are projected to reach $7 billion by 2017. The global sludge treatment equipment market is estimated to have reached $3 billion in 2011 and ...


  • U.S. Indoor Air Quality Market

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: U.S. Indoor Air Quality Market http://www.reportlinker.com/p0958093/US-Indoor-Air-Quality-Market.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=HVAC INTRODUCTION ...


    By ReportLinker

  • Canada spending more on environmental protection but too little on prevention

    Canadian businesses spent over $9.5 billion on environmental protection in 2010, a 9% increase from 2006. Most of this spending was for environmental clean ups and 'end of pipe' abatement technologies. Too little is being spent on pollution prevention. These observations emerged from an analysis of the recently released Statistics Canada 2010 Survey of Environmental Protection Expenditures, a ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

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