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California Cuts Volatile Organic Compounds in Common Products

by Environment News Service (ENS)  (Nov. 22, 2006)

SAN FRANCISCO, California, November 21, 2006 (ENS) - The California Air Resources Board, the state agency responsible for cleaning California's air, Friday adopted regulations that will diminish the amount of volatile organic compounds, VOCs, in consumer products. 'Technology is developing which allows the refinement of these products so ...

NEW PHOCHECK TIGER- VOLATILE ORGANIC COMPOUND MONITOR

by Shawcity Limited  (Feb. 14, 2011)

Tough, reliability and accuracy make the new PhoCheck Tiger an easy choice for VOC (volatile organic compound measurement).  Incorporating patented technology to ensure successful operation the PhoCheck Tiger gives you reliability previously unavailable.  This rugged instrument is further protected by the removable rubber boot.  ...

Ion science launch revolutionary photoionisation detector for volatile organic compounds

by Ion Science  (Jan. 20, 2010)

Ion Science introduces the new ground breaking PhoCheck Tiger photoionisation detector (PID) for rapid, accurate detection of volatile organic compounds (VOCs). A significant development in PID, the instrument’s powerful software and performance features set new industry standards for hand held VOC detection. The instrument’s revolutionary PID ...

Ion Science Launch Revolutionary Photoionisation Detector for Volatile Organic Compounds

by Ion Science  (Jan. 29, 2010)

Ion Science introduces the new ground breaking PhoCheck Tiger photoionisation detector (PID) for rapid, accurate detection of volatile organic compounds (VOCs). A significant development in PID, the instrument’s powerful software and performance features set new industry standards for hand held VOC detection. The instrument’s revolutionary ...

VOC72M: the most compact and robust analyzer of volatile organic compounds on the market

by Environnement S.A  (Nov. 17, 2011)

With more than 15 years of experience in the measurement of volatile organic compounds (VOC), Environment SA announces the VOC72M, a new generation analyzer for the measurement of VOC’s by gas chromatography with photo ionization detector (PID). The VOC can handle up to 40 compounds and eight configurations for analysis. This compact and ...

HSA/CRA Develops New Method for Assessing Volatile Organic Compounds in Soil

by Conestoga-Rovers & Associates (CRA)  (Jul. 20, 2006)

What is it? Modified Active Gas Sampling (MAGS) is an assessment tool, invented by HSA/CRA, which is effective at rapidly detecting unsaturated soil source areas impacted by volatile organic compounds. Rather than sampling tiny volumes of soil, we modified the traditional soil vapor sampling methodology to allow large volume sample ...

Volatile Organic Compounds in Homes can Increase Health Risks

by Cochrane & Associates, LLC  (Jun. 25, 2012)

Earlier this month, the phillyBurbs.com published a report about a recent chemical fire at a manufacturing facility near Philadelphia.  According to the report, the fire consumed a large amount of the 1 million pounds of ethyl acrylate and butyl acrylate stored at the facility.  The owners of the plant performed air testing for volatile ...

Land Surveying for Volatile Organics Detection with PID

by Shawcity Limited  (Jun. 2, 2011)

Environmental Consultants and contractors have the responsibility of monitoring the remediation of industrial waste sites and closed military bases. With Government pressure to develop brownfield sites, the environmental consultant must identify contamination and ensure clean-up is effective. A simple method is to use PIDs to rule out the ...

EPA adds areas of long island to the superfund list; volatile organic compounds found in 11 major drinking water wells

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Sep. 15, 2011)

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced its decision to add areas of Hicksville, New Cassel, Westbury, Hempstead and Salisbury in Nassau County, New York to the Superfund National Priorities List of the country’s most hazardous waste sites. Ground water throughout these areas is contaminated with harmful volatile organic ...

US Navy agrees to clean up superfund sites where soil contaminated with PCBs, volatile organic compounds & metals

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Apr. 3, 2009)

The U.S. Department of the Navy has signed an agreement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the State of Hawaii’s Department of Health to address clean up at Navy owned property at Wahiawa and Lualualei on Oahu. Under the terms of the Federal Facility Agreement, the Navy will work with the EPA and the state to address any remaining ...

Tecam Group Equipment Supply for Volatile Organic Compound VOC Emissions Treatment to Witte y Solá in Spain

by Tecam Group  (Mar. 24, 2014)

Tecam Group, engineering, assembly and installation company providing environmental technology solutions for the Industry, has signed a commercial agreement with Witte y Solá, manufacturer of packaging compressible tubes, for the supply of an equipment to treat Volatile Organic Compounds ...

EPA and General Electric Company Sign Agreement to Protect Drinking Water at Cayuga County, New York Superfund Site; Drinking Water Impacted by Volatile Organic Compounds

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Sep. 19, 2012)

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has signed an agreement with the General Electric Company requiring the company to take over the maintenance and replace, if necessary, treatment systems on wells that supply drinking water to four properties within the Cayuga County Groundwater Contamination Superfund site. GE will pay $50,000 of the ...

EPA Adds the Riverside Industrial Park in Newark, New Jersey to the Superfund List; Seven Acre Site along the Passaic River Contaminated with PCBs and Volatile Organic Compounds

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (May 21, 2013)

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has added the Riverside Industrial Park in Newark, New Jersey to the Superfund National Priorities List of the country’s most hazardous waste sites. After a 2009 spill of oily material from the industrial park into the Passaic River, the EPA discovered that chemicals, including benzene, mercury, ...

ASTM D1078 - 11 standard test method for distillation range of volatile organic liquids

by ASTM International  (Dec. 19, 2011)

This test method provides a method of measurement of distillation range of volatile organic liquids. The relative volatility of organic liquids can be used with other tests for identification and measurement of quality. Therefore, this test method provides a test procedure for assessing ...

Reducing emission of organic solvents

by Pure air solutions bv  (Oct. 18, 2007)

Reducing emission of organic solvents (Volatile Organic Compounds) into the atmosphere is of an increasing strategic importance for many companies. Especially for companies which do not know, technically or financially, how to reduce their organic solvent emissions, Pure Air Solutions developed an innovative abatement technology. The ...

Sky high – Fast detection of total organic carbon peak loads

by LAR Process Analysers AG  (Apr. 30, 2015)

Normally, production facilities have low waste water discharge levels, mostly within the range of 1,000 ppm TOC (total organic carbon). However, occasionally the installation can suffer failures or process disturbances take place. In this case, the range could very well reach a level of up to 50,000 ppm. If these go ...

Ground Breaking Advanced Oxidation Solution for the Removal of Priority Substances & Trace Organics.

by atg UV Technology  (Jul. 23, 2015)

atg UV Technology has recently developed a chemical-free Advanced Oxidation Process (A.O.P.) known as Keratox for the treatment and removal of organic and chemical contaminants from municipal drinking water and wastewater.    Utilising atg UV Technology’s UV treatment systems in combination with a unique and patented Titanium ...

ASTM D4129 - 05(2012) Standard Test Method for Total and Organic Carbon in Water by High Temperature Oxidation and by Coulometric Detection

by ASTM International  (Jan. 27, 2012)

This test method is necessary because of the need for rapid reliable tests for carbonaceous material in waters and sediments. It is used for determining the concentration of organic carbon in water that comes from a variety of natural, domestic, and industrial sources. Typically, these measurements are used to monitor organic pollutants in ...

TWO APPOINTMENTS STRENGTHEN JOHNSON MATTHEY’S STATIONARY EMISSIONS CONTROL (SEC) SALES ORGANIZATION MALVERN, PA, July 21, 2010—Two new appointments

by Johnson Matthey Emission Control Technologies  (Jul. 21, 2010)

    TWO APPOINTMENTS STRENGTHEN JOHNSON MATTHEY’S STATIONARY EMISSIONS CONTROL (SEC) SALES ORGANIZATION   MALVERN, PA, July 21, 2010—Two new appointments have been announced by Johnson Matthey’s Stationary Emissions Control (SEC) business unit.   Michael Baran has been named Eastern Sales Manager for ...

EPA cites wire coating company in Shelburne, Vt., for clean air violations

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Feb. 7, 2011)

A Vermont company that makes wires and cables has been ordered by EPA to pay a $123,840 penalty for violating its Clean Air Act permit over a period of three years. Harbour Industries of Shelburne, Vt., manufactures high performance wire and cable through processes that emit volatile organic compounds. The company operates a gas-fired ...

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