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  • Reducing runoff pollution in the US

    Over the past century, runaway development has paved over forests, fields and wetlands across the country. Along with urbanization has come the problem of 'urban stormwater' – rainwater that washes over dirty surfaces such as roads, buildings and lawns and becomes a major source of pollution in rivers, lakes and bays. While much has been achieved in the past 30 years to limit pollution from ...


    By Erosion Control Forum

  • Water associations challenge EPA steam power plant rule

    In a brief filed Monday in the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals, the American Water Works Association and the National Association of Water Companies challenged a new rule on steam power plant discharges, arguing that it does not adequately protect drinking water consumers. In challenging the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s final Effluent Limitation Guidelines for ...

  • TRUE ZERO-DISCHARGE POLLUTION CONTROL SYSTEMS

    Untitled Document In the spring of 1989, Beale Air Force Base (AFB), California, was issued a Cease and Desist Order from the California Regional Water Quality Control Board (CRWQCB) to halt all ...


    By HF Pure Water

  • Miniaturized sensors that control indoor pollution

    The indoor building environments that we live and work in contain several contaminants that threaten the quality of the air that we breathe. Compounds like benzene and formaldehyde, which come from cleaning products, cosmetics, varnishes and paint, float in our indoor environment, along other polluting agents that tend to come in from outside (carbon monoxide, nitrogen oxides). These compounds ...

  • Thailand - water pollution control industry

    The current total market size for wastewater treatment is estimated at about $1.533 billion USD, with an average growth rate of about 10% per year (government sector $613 million USD, private sector $920 million USD). In general, construction and engineering services costs are 85% of the project with the remaining 15% for equipment. Thus, the market for wastewater treatment equipment is about ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Controlling Air Pollution - Predictions for 2008

    CleanAIR Systems, a leader in emissions control technology, has drawn upon their daily interaction with regulatory standards, original equipment manufacturers and businesses using air pollution control products, to forecast their “Air Pollution Control - Predictions for 2008”. The issue of air pollution and how to control it was a hot topic in 2007, particularly with climate change and ...


  • Stringent air pollution norms boost adoption of air pollution control equipment

    The industrial growth and the infrastructure boom in India has vitalized several industries such as steel, cement and electricity. The electricity vertical has been especially invigorated, with utilities adding capacities to their plant to close the gap between demand and supply. These developments across verticals have fueled demand for air pollution control equipment (APCE) in India. New ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Macrotek Receives Multi-Million Dollar Contract for Air Pollution Control System

    Saskatchewan, Canada - A leading multinational mining company together with their retained engineering company have selected Macrotek to design and supply an integrated multi-million dollar pollution control system for their Western Canada mining complex.   The new pollution control system will treat flue gases from their kiln. The system includes Macrotek’s quench, acid, and ammonia ...


    By Macrotek Inc.

  • US utilities resist epa pollution rules

    The US Environmental Protection Agency has proposed a three-year schedule for power plants to comply with new pollution rules for utilities. However, company executives argue that the timeline for implementing new rules requiring utilities to reduce emissions of toxic chemicals is too aggressive and could put the reliability of the nation’s electric grid at risk. “If EPA continues on ...

  • Implementation of the Integrated Pollution Prevention and Control Directive (IPPC)

    What are the objectives of the IPPC Directive? This Directive was adopted in 1996 and had to be transposed into the national legislation of EU Member States by 30 October 1999. The aim of this key law on industrial emissions is to achieve a high level of environmental protection through integrated prevention and control of the pollution arising from a wide range of industrial and agricultural ...

  • European Community involvement in water pollution control

    Greater efforts in reducing water pollution are needed to ensure that targets for water quality are met. A new study shows that community-based approaches can be useful in gaining support for water management schemes and driving positive change. Farmers may also benefit from improved communication within their local networks. Current European water management policies emphasise the importance of ...

  • Shell to spend $115 million on pollution control

    Shell Oil has agreed to spend at least $115 million to cut harmful pollution at a Houston-area refinery. The oil giant will also pay a $2.6 million civil penalty under the settlement announced Wednesday. Shell settled with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Justice after it was accused of violating the federal Clean Air ...


    By Associated Press

  • Air Pollution Control for Coal-Fired Power Plants

    This is an update by the same author, a Ph.D. chemical engineer, of a BCC Research report of the same name published in March 2009. In the three-plus years since then there has been a lot of talk, political posturing and research, but not much has actually happened, either in new technology or major new business thrusts, in the coal-fired power plant industry regarding its actions to control air ...


  • Integrated water management helps control agricultural pollution

    By 2015, all surface waters and groundwaters in the European Union should aim to achieve 'good status', with healthy ecosystems and low levels of pollution. The goals for the management of these bodies of water are set out under the Water Framework Directive1. Recent research suggests that integrated management of water catchment areas could be used to control sources of pollution within river ...

  • EQuIS chosen by Minnesota pollution control agency

    EarthSoft announced today that it has received a large year-end purchase order from the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) for EQuIS software. The MPCA configuration includes EarthSoft’s Sample Planning Module (SPM) for organizing and preparing for sampling activities with electronic chain of custodies and a Completeness Checker. MPCA also ordered Unlimited Distribution Licenses of both ...


    By EarthSoft, Inc

  • EPA acts to strengthen stormwater pollution controls in guam

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced a decision to require all dischargers of urban stormwater in Guam to obtain permits to control pollution in runoff from urbanized areas of the island. Today’s action designates all current and future municipal stormwater sources in Guam to follow Clean Water Act permitting requirements. Municipal stormwater is a leading cause of water ...

  • Air Pollution Control for Coal-Fired Power Plants

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Air Pollution Control for Coal-Fired Power Plants ...


    By ReportLinker

  • ThermoEnergy Targets China Pollution Control and Treatment Market

    WORCESTER, Mass., May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ThermoEnergy Corporation (OTCBB: TMEN), a leading supplier of wastewater recovery technology and systems, today announced the Company's first step in a new ThermoEnergy marketing ...


  • Fuel Tech Awarded US Air Pollution Control Orders Totaling $10.5 Million

    Fuel Tech, Inc. (NASDAQ: FTEK), a world leader in advanced engineering solutions for the optimization of combustion systems and emissions control in utility and industrial applications, today announced the receipt of two domestic Air Pollution Control (APC) contracts with an aggregate value of approximately $10.5 million. Deliveries for both contracts are scheduled for the fourth quarter 2013. ...


    By Fuel Tech, Inc.

  • China spending much more on FGD and other air pollution control than the US

    Chinese suppliers of flue gas desulfurization systems have installed or have orders for plants with the total electrical capacity of over 500,000 MW.  This compares to only 180,000 MW in the U.S.  China is operating 379,000 MW of scrubbers compared to only 130,000 MW in the U.S.  China has these FGD scrubbers on 67 percent of the coal-fired plants which is a higher percentage than the U.S.  This ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

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