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  • Urban Reforestation for Ground-Level Ozone Reduction

    A new study – “Reforestation as a Novel Abatement and Compliance Measure for Ground-Level Ozone” – by The Nature Conservancy, University of Florida, ENVDAT Consulting and The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: Dow) published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Sony Achieves Over 30% Reduction in Global CO2 Emissions

    Announces achievement of targets set in its "Green Management 2010" mid-term environmental planSony Corporation ("Sony" or the "Company") today announced that it has achieved and/or exceeded the majority of the targets set out in its "Green Management 2010" ("GM2010") mid-term environmental plan, including an over 30% reduction in global CO2 emissions across its business sites compared with ...


    By Japan Corporate News - JCN

  • Europe still playing catch-up on air pollution, despite reduction successes

    The European Union appears to have met several objectives to reduce the impacts of air pollution, according to the original scientific understanding used to set the objectives. But when using the improved scientific understanding of air pollution now available, it becomes clear that emissions need to be even further reduced to protect health and the environment. The European Environment ...

  • Bio-reaction industries systems continue to deliver on energy efficiency, operating cost savings, reduction in carbon footprint and pollution control

    The country is facing several significant problems including an increased need for energy efficiency, a way to cost effectively decrease the production of Greenhouse Gases and dealing with industrial air pollutants. Bio-Reaction Industries, LLC (BRI) addresses all those issues with its advanced biofiltration systems. BRI installed a number of bio-oxidation systems in the wood products industry ...


  • Settlements at South Dakota ethanol facilities ensure air pollutant reductions, yield $225K in penalties (SD)

    In consent decrees lodged yesterday in the United States District Court for the District of South Dakota, the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency reached agreements with the operators of three South Dakota ethanol production facilities resolving Clean Air Act violations associated with emissions and testing requirements for volatile organic compounds (VOCs). ...

  • Defra release UK emissions of air pollutants – 2009 results

    This National Statistics release covers 2009 results from the National Atmospheric Emissions Inventory (NAEI) for UK emissions of sulphur dioxide, nitrogen oxides, non-methane volatile organic compounds (NMVOCs) and ammonia. These four pollutants are primarily responsible for acidification and eutrophication which can be damaging to ecosystems, and the formation of ground-level ozone which can be ...


    By Environmental Protection UK

  • Announcing A New Remediation Technology: PlumeStop™ Colloidal Biomatrix

    REGENESIS recently announced the commercial launch of its latest product offering: PlumeStop™ Colloidal Biomatrix. This new and innovative remediation technology was developed to stop migrating groundwater contaminant plumes by rapidly reducing contaminant concentrations with a sorptive medium while also enhancing or accelerating microbial-driven biodegradation process. PlumeStop was ...


    By REGENESIS

  • Chlorinated solvent contaminated groundwater remedial action approved by Florida DEP

    P2 Environmental, Inc. has received approval from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) to implement an innovative remediation strategy to clean up groundwater contaminated by dissolved and separate-phase chlorinated solvents. The remediation will be completed at a former manufacturing facility located in west-central Florida. The strategy employs a combination of ...


    By P2 Environmental, Inc.

  • Tecam Group introduces RTO technology for VOC emission treatment in Russia

    Tecam Group, environmental technology provider for the Industry, has introduced its Regenerative Thermal Oxidation (RTO) Technology for the treatment of Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC’s) in the Russian market. Regenerative Thermal Oxidation (RTO) is the most widely-used oxidation technique nowadays for Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC’s) emission reduction. That technology ...


    By Tecam Group

  • Hunt Refining Pays $49 Million to Settle Air Pollution Charges

    WASHINGTON, DC, September 28, 2007 (ENS) - The Hunt Refining Co. and Hunt Southland Refining Co. have agreed to pay a $400,000 civil penalty and spend more than $48.5 million for new and upgraded pollution controls at three refineries, the Justice Department and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today. The settlement resolves alleged violations of the Clean Air Act ...

  • EPA updates clean air act standards for flares and process heaters at petroleum refineries

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is issuing common-sense standards informed by important input from stakeholders, including industry, for new flares and process heaters at petroleum refineries which maintain important public health benefits while dramatically reducing costs. This final rule, which responds to petitions requesting the agency to reconsider standards issued in 2008, ...

  • Tecam Group to soon launch Microsite on VOC Emissions

    Tecam Group will soon be launching a very interesting Microsite containing specific information about Volatile Organic Compounds, as well as about VOC emissions treatment and the most suitable technology for the Industry to eliminate them. Keep an eye on us and we’ll unveil it very soon! Tecam Group offers advanced environmental technology solutions for the reduction of Volatile ...


    By Tecam Group

  • Hunt Refining Settles Federal Air Pollution Case for $49 Million

    (Washington, D.C. - Sept. 28, 2007) The Hunt Refining Co. and Hunt Southland Refining Co. have agreed to pay a $400,000 civil penalty and spend more than $48.5 million for new and upgraded pollution controls at three refineries, the Justice Department and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced. The settlement resolves alleged violations of the Clean Air Act and is expected to reduce more ...

  • SMS Vosless Project

    SOM has developed specialised software which tackles the problem of pollution by volatile organic compounds (VOCs) by addressing the causes directly. The problems arising from solvant emissions into the atmosphere from industrial sites can now be resolved by using cleaner products and technologies which limit the problem at source, rather than reinforcing systems for controlling it. The SM ...


  • Tecam Group to exhibit at Achema 2015 in Frankfurt, Germany

    Tecam Group will be exhibiting at Achema 2015, which will be held from 15-19 June 2015 in Frankfurt, Germany. Achema is the world forum for chemical engineering and the process industry, an innovation platform and technology summit that will gather professionals from around the world to discuss about the latest technology ...


    By Tecam Group

  • Which Instrument Should I use? Toxic VOC`s

    Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC’s) – Which instrument should I use?  Volatile organic compounds (VOC’s) are abundant and diverse. Although ever-present in nature and modern industrial society, they can be harmful and/or toxic. Modern industrial chemicals such as fuels, solvents, coatings, feedstocks, and refrigerants are usually VOC’s.  Detection ...


    By Shawcity Limited

  • UK emissions of air pollutants - 2007 results

    Defra has published 2007 results from the National Atmospheric Emissions Inventory (NAEI) for UK emissions of sulphur dioxide, nitrogen oxides, non-methane volatile organic compounds (NMVOCs) and ammonia. HEADLINE RESULTS * Emissions of each of the four pollutants have fallen between 2006 and 2007, with decreases of 2 per cent for NMVOCs, 3 per cent for ammonia, 7 per cent for nitrogen oxides, ...


  • Agreements with Williams and Conocophillips resolve alleged clean air act violations on southern UTE reservation

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced agreements with two gas production companies resolving alleged violations of the Clean Air Act on the Southern Ute Reservation in Colorado’s San Juan Basin. The agreements, outlined in separate consent decrees with Williams and ConocoPhillips, will reduce emissions of air pollutants from a gas plant and compressor stations. ...

  • EU meets most international air pollutant emissions limits, further cuts possible

    Many air pollutant emissions are below internationally agreed limits, except nitrogen oxides, according to a European Environment Agency report released today. Emissions of three air pollutants, including fine particulate matter, are only slightly above targets to be met in 2020. Nitrogen oxides (NOx) are mainly caused by traffic, although this pollutant is also emitted by industrial ...

  • Sinclair oil agrees to pollution controls worth $72 million

    Sinclair Oil Corp. has agreed to pay a $2.45 million civil penalty to state and federal governments and spend more than $72 million for new and upgraded pollution controls to reduce air pollution from the company's three refineries. The settlement resolves alleged violations of the Clean Air Act at the company's facilities in Casper and Sinclair, Wyoming and in Tulsa, Oklahoma, the Justice ...

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