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  • Accusonic Technologies Introduces Portable Clamp-on Meter

    West Wareham, MA (July 25, 2006) Accusonic® Technologies, a Division of ADS® LLC, is pleased to introduce the Accusonic Model 787 Portable Clamp-on Transit-Time Flowmeter. The 787 brings a new state-of-the art flowmeter product to Accusonic's existing offering of multiple path transit-time flowmeters. The 787 is a portable clamp-on flowmeter that is simple to install and operate. Applications ...


    By ADS Environmental Services

  • Electro Scan Inc. Announces New Products to Overhaul Sewer Pipeline Evaluation Market

    Electro Scan Inc. today announced the availability of the ES-38TM for Sewer Laterals. The ES-38TM is the first in a series of next generation sewer evaluation products for plumbers and sewer utilities to identify and quantify pipe defects that cause leaks. The ES-38TM is designed for sewer laterals from 3” to ...


    By Electro Scan Inc.

  • Sea otters declared recovered following 1989 spill

    A federal study of Prince William Sound sea otters affected by crude oil spilled from the Exxon Valdez has concluded that the marine mammals have returned to pre-spill numbers a quarter century after the disaster. Sea otters feed on clams. Crude oil from the spill remained in sediment years after the spill and likely contributed to a delay in sea otter recovery, said lead author and research ...


    By Associated Press

  • ASTM D6429 - 99(2011)e1 standard guide for selecting surface geophysical methods

    This guide applies to commonly used surface geophysical methods for those applications listed in Table 1. The rating system used in Table 1 is based upon the ability of each method to produce results under average field conditions when compared to other methods applied to the same application. An “A” rating implies a preferred method and a “B” rating implies an alternate ...


    By ASTM International

  • Soil Gas Analyzer CH4 CO2 NH3 H2O

    LGR’s new CH4/CO2/H2O/NH3 Analyzer reports measurements of ammonia, methane, carbon dioxide, water vapor simultaneously in a package that is compact, crushproof and travels anywhere. Small enough to be carried on-board aircraft (TSA approved size) and requiring less than 70 W, the analyzer offers new opportunities to quickly, reliably and accurately measure trace gas emissions anywhere. As ...

  • Facts on fracking needed to make responsible decisions about UK energy

    The government recently announced that it will award 27 new exploration licences, opening up 1,000 square miles of the UK as potential sites for shale gas extraction. With thousands more people faced with the possibility of having it on their doorstep, the debate on hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, has been well and truly renewed. Proponents argue that shale gas will lessen the UK's dependency ...

  • Unique compact and ultra-portable GHG analyzer enables in-situ measurements anywhere

    Los Gatos Research (LGR), the leader in precision trace gas analyzers, has introduced the world’s first ultra-portable greenhouse gas (GHG) analyzer, which reports methane, carbon dioxide and water vapor with parts per billion precision and accuracy in a rugged, crush-proof and compact package. This new Ultra-portable Greenhouse Gas Analyzer (UGGA) simultaneously measures CO2, CH4 and H2O ...

  • Encouraging construction companies to think green

    Researchers have developed a new evaluation method that could encourage construction companies to adopt environmental management systems and processes. This could reduce the impact of construction projects on local urban environments, as well as on the environment more generally by reducing fuel consumption and greenhouse gas emissions. Many organisations follow standards and guidelines for ...

  • EPA finalizes plan to remove contaminated soil from Nepera Chemical superfund site in Orange County

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today released an amended plan to remove contaminated soil from the site of former lagoons at the Nepera Chemical Company, Inc. Superfund site in Hamptonburgh, N.Y. in Orange County. EPA developed three options to address soil contaminated with potentially harmful volatile organic compounds at the former lagoons and has selected excavation and off-site ...

  • EPA and State of Hawaii negotiate historic settlement with U.S. Navy to upgrade Red Hill storage tanks

    Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH) announced a proposed agreement with the U.S. Navy and the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) requiring the military to take measures to minimize the threat of future leaks at the Red Hill Bulk Fuel Storage Facility near Pearl Harbor, Oahu, the site of a major fuel release last year. With 250 million ...

  • Picarro Selected as the Winner of the U.S. Department of Energy Small Business of the Year Award

     Picarro, the world's leading provider of instruments for carbon and water cycle measurements, today announced it has been named the winner of the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR)/Technology Transfer (STTR) award. The DOE has recognized Picarro for its achievements in energy technology for the fiscal year 2011. ...


    By Picarro, Inc

  • Bhopal redux - the same risks remain elsewhere

    Earlier this week, seven former executives of Union Carbide India Ltd. were convicted of "death by negligence" and sentenced to two-year jail terms for their roles in the release of a chemical that killed thousands in Bhopal, India, more than 25 years ago. Regulators in the United States, meanwhile, are still grappling with how to handle the same chemical -- methyl isocyante, or MIC -- at a ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • EPA, State of Hawaii negotiate final settlement with U.S. Navy to upgrade Red Hill storage tanks

    Following a 50 day public comment period, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Hawaii Department of Health (DOH) announced the final agreement with the U.S. Navy and the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) that requires the military to take immediate and long-term steps to minimize the threat of future leaks at the Red Hill Bulk Fuel Storage Facility near Pearl Harbor, Oahu. In response to ...

  • Innovyze launches educational product webinar series

    Beginning in September Innovyze is offering free educational webinars. The 14 part technical series runs through March 2014. Users and prospective users of Innovyze software can register for one or all of the events. Each webinar will last approximately one hour and is hosted live by an Innovyze engineer and will include: Technical Overview Product Features and Benefits ...


    By Innovyze

  • Further clues about subsurface oil movements

    The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) have released its second peer-reviewed, analytical summary report about subsurface oil monitoring in the Gulf of Mexico. The report contains preliminary data collected at 227 sampling stations extending from one to 52 ...


  • Deepwater Horizon disaster could have billion dollar impact

    Ottawa, Ontario -The Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in April 2010 will have a large economic impact on the U.S. Gulf fisheries. A new study published in the Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences (CJFAS) says that over 7 years this oil spill could have a ...

  • IPCC report more certain about global warming

    Development experts and scientists have reacted cautiously to leaked versions of the first part of the fifth assessment report of the Intergovernmental Panel on climate change (IPCC), which deals with the physical science of climate change and will be released in Stockholm, Sweden, on Monday (30 September). ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Managing Nuclear Information in the Cloud

    The burden of data management for the nuclear power industry is second only to that of managing nuclear material itself. For utilities operating nuclear power plants, deploying a centralized environmental management system to the “Cloud,” and housing all of their data in it, is offering unprecedented opportunities for better monitoring, aggregating and reporting of data. Aggregating ...


    By Locus Technologies

  • EPA proposes plan to remove contaminated soil from nepera chemical superfund site in Orange County, N.Y.; EPA to hold public meeting on June 15 to discuss plan

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today released a proposed plan to remove contaminated soil from the site of former lagoons at the Nepera Chemical Company, Inc. Superfund site in Hamptonburgh, N.Y. EPA has developed three options to address contaminated soil at the former lagoons and has selected excavation and off-site disposal of the contaminated soil as its preferred alternative. ...

  • Historic deal for Corps dam pollution

    For the first time in its history, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will have to disclose the amount of pollutants its dams are sending into waterways in a groundbreaking legal settlement that could have broad implications for the Corps' hundreds of dams nationwide. The Corps announced in a settlement Monday that it will immediately ...


    By Associated Press

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