voc leak News

  • Multiple options for advanced VOC detector

    Ashtead Technology has boosted its fleet of rental instruments with the advanced MiniRAE 3000. However, Regional Sales Manager Josh Thomas says: “Many of our customers have a frequent requirement to measure VOCs, so we also offer this instrument for sale. “Significant investments have been made in the training and equipment required for instrument service, repair and calibration, and ...


    By Ashtead Technology Ltd

  • VOC Emissions from Well Sites and Compressor Stations

    Recently the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) revised Regulation 7,Control of Ozone through Ozone Precursors.  The revisions will require monitoring of emissions from storage tanks equipped with an air pollution control device such as a combustion device or vapor recovery unit.  Affected facilities will be required to route all Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) ...

  • Economical BAT solution – formia treats VOCs smartly with twin bed

    New requirements to use Best Available Technology (BAT) are further lowering the emission limits of VOCs (Volatile Organic Compounds) to 20 mgC/Nm3 in the EU countries. A three bed Regenerative Thermal Oxidizer (RTO) is the most common solution but now Formia Emissions Control has launched a novel twin bed solution that is more compact and economical to use. The EU is taking a stricter approach ...


  • Mystery water leak at old US Motors plant

    Over 300,000 gallons of water has been mysteriously wasted at the Old U.S. Motors plant, all in the space of two months, and attempts to locate the leak have so far been unsuccessful. The Mississippi-based plant is currently undergoing renovations to prepare it for a new tenant, and work will continue while further searches for the leak take place. Until the leak is discovered, public works ...


    By SealGuard Inc.

  • Indoor Air Quality Issues Due to VOCs, Vapor Intrusion and Landfill Gases

    Today, there are several thousand operational landfills spread across the United States.  Some estimates have put the number of old municipal landfills that are no longer in operations at approximately 10,000 sites.     Although landfills were once primarily built far from people, many of these landfills are now surrounded by neighborhoods and various forms of commercial ...


    By IAQ Index

  • Baseline-MOCON’s new piD-TECH® plus photoionization sensor series offers compact size, superior VOC analysis

    Lyons, CO  — Baseline-MOCON, Inc., a subsidiary of MOCON (NASDAQ: MOCO) launches two new patented piD-TECH® plus photoionization sensors for portable and stationary gas monitors.  The new generation sensors are ideal for instrumentation manufacturers who want to add state-of-the art, low-level volatile organic compound (VOC) detection to their portable or stationary monitor.  The ...


    By MOCON, Inc. - Baseline

  • Hercules, Inc., to Pay $245,521 Civil Penalty for violations of clean air act’s leak detection and repair requirements

    Hercules, Inc., a Wilmington, Del., chemical company, has agreed to pay a $245,521 civil penalty to the United States for violating the Clean Air Act’s Leak Detection and Repair requirements at its manufacturing facility in Louisiana, Mo. According to a stipulation of settlement and judgment filed today in U.S. District Court in St. Louis, Hercules violated the National Emission Standards ...

  • Ion Science Reaches Sales of 1000 Instruments for 2007

    Ion Science Limited, international manufacturers of gas detection, leak detection and corrosion monitoring quipment is pleased to announce its continued success with the shipment of the 1000th instrument for 2007. This goal was reached during the third quarter of the year, surpassing the target achieved in 2006. In total, Ion Science has achieved sales growth of more than 30% over the past ...


    By Ion Science

  • Dow Chemical agrees to pay $2.5 million to resolve air, water and waste violations at its Midland, Michigan complex

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Justice today announced that Dow Chemical Company (Dow) has agreed to pay a $2.5 million civil penalty to settle alleged violations of the Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act and the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) at its chemical manufacturing and research complex in Midland, Mich. ...

  • The EI Group Monitoring Air Quality from Gulf Oil Spill

    Research Triangle Park, NC - The EI Group, Inc. (EI) has recently been retained to monitor air quality in the Gulf of Mexico associated with the BP oil spill.  EI’s industrial hygienists are looking for evidence of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) such as hydrogen sulfide, benzene and naphthalene that can evaporate into the air and result in symptoms such as dizziness, nausea, eye ...


    By The EI Group, Inc.

  • New trace chemical analyser for onsite analysis

    Quantitech (Milton Keynes) has announced the launch of the FROG-4000™, a rugged, portable instrument capable of analysing trace levels of individual volatile organic compounds (VOCs) in air, soil and water. “With this technology, operators will be able to conduct fast on-site analysis in a range of environmental, health and safety applications,” says Quantitech’s Dr Andrew ...


    By Quantitech Ltd

  • Equipment Hire - Mini Rae 2000

    STL's equipment hire fleet includes a wide range of tools to meet all monitoring and sampling requirements. In this issue we review the Mini-Rae 2000. The Mini-Rae 2000 is the standard P.I.D within STL's Equipment Hire fleet. It is ATEX approved and has the ability to measure up to 10,000 ppm Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs). Many industries use this piece of kit for the detection of solvents ...


  • Ashtead Offers Comprehensive Range of Rental Instruments

    The Ashtead stand at MCERTS 2007 (No 14) will feature some of the company’s most popular portable products for gas detection and monitoring, including the Horiba PG250 for NOx, SO2, CO, CO2, and O2, and the Bernath heated FID for VOCs. Both of these instruments are MCERTS approved. If heated lines are not necessary, the Photovac MicroFID is available with an additional 1 litre hydrogen bottle ...


    By Ashtead Technology Ltd

  • EPA proposes air pollution standards for oil and gas production/cost-effective, flexible standards rely on operators` ability to capture and sell natural gas that currently escapes, threatens air quality

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today proposed standards to reduce harmful air pollution from oil and gas drilling operations. These proposed updated standards - which are being issued in response to a court order - would rely on cost-effective existing technologies to reduce emissions that contribute to smog pollution and can cause cancer while supporting the ...

  • U.S. and W.Va. Settle Case Against DuPont over Clean Air Act Violations at Washington Works Facility

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced that E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (DuPont) has agreed to settle alleged Clean Air Act violations at DuPont’s Washington Works Facility, located in Washington, Wood County, West Virginia. A proposed settlement, involving DuPont, the United States, and the State of West Virginia, was filed today in federal district court in ...

  • Expert advice from equipment specialists Ashtead technology at sustainability live

    Visitors to Ashtead Technology’s stand (R45) at Sustainability Live will be able to speak with experts from leading instrumentation manufacturers, Crowcon and RAE Systems, at this month’s event. Ashtead’s own team of environmental monitoring instrumentation experts will be joined by Crowcon on Tuesday (20th) and by RAE Systems the following day (21st) on Stand R45 at Sustainability Live 2010, ...


    By Ashtead Technology Ltd

  • Baseline-MOCON Expands the PID Micro Sensor Product Line: A Version for Every User

    Lyons, CO —Baseline-MOCON, Inc., a subsidiary of MOCON (NASDAQ: MOCO) continues to develop versions of their industry leading piD-TECH® plus photoionization sensor to satisfy every portable and stationary gas monitor OEM.  Adding the Baseline PID to a gas monitor expands its versatility by detecting many volatile organic compounds (VOCs).  VOC detection is ...


    By MOCON, Inc. - Baseline

  • StarCom Solar Announces Their Newest Solar Powered Product, A 12 Volt Relay Station

    StarCom Solar announces a new 12 volt relay station to assist in meeting the EPA’s new Method 21 requirements. The relay station works in conjunction with a gas monitor to supply the customer with real time data transfer. Once the VOC (volatile organic compound) is detected, the relay station will shut down the piece of equipment that caused the leak. This process gives the customer ...


  • PID HIRE

    Shawcity hire the following instruments:   Single gas monitors Multigas monitors PIDs and VOC detectors ...


    By Shawcity Limited

  • EPA Proposes New Commonsense Measures to Cut Methane Emissions from the Oil and Gas Sector

    Continuing the Obama Administration’s commitment to take action on climate change and protect public health, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is announcing commonsense proposed standards today that would reduce emissions of greenhouse gases (GHG) and volatile organic compounds (VOC) from the oil and natural gas industry. The proposal is a part of the Administration’s ...

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