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  • Household waste bonfires are significant source of toxic dioxins

    Open bonfires and home boilers burning waste are a significant source of dioxins, a report commissioned by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs reveals. Dioxins are toxic, persistent in the environment and tend to accumulate. According to the report, there is “considerable” international concern over the potential effects of dioxins released into the environment and their impact ...

  • Green sewage plant could be powered by its own waste gas

    Engineers in the US are using rocket-thruster technology to create a self-powered sewage treatment process that also reduces greenhouse gas emissions.  Using microbes to break down sewage produces nitrous oxide and methane, which contribute to climate change. Now a team at Stanford University in Califronia hopes to increase production of these gases so the methane can be used as fuel and the ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • EPA Issues Long-Awaited Final Rule Revising Standards for Commercial and Industrial Solid Waste Incineration Units

    On December 20, 2012, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Jackson signed a much-anticipated rulemaking package revising the emission standards for commercial and industrial solid waste incineration units (CISWI). The rule has not yet been published in the Federal Register. The final rule accomplishes two broad goals: it revises the Clean Air Act (CAA) emission limits for ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • EPA Issues Long-Awaited Final Rule Revising Standards for Commercial and Industrial Solid Waste Incineration Units

    On December 20, 2012, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Jackson signed a much-anticipated rulemaking package revising the emission standards for commercial and industrial solid waste incineration units (CISWI). The rule has not yet been published in the Federal Register. The final rule accomplishes two broad goals: it revises the Clean Air Act (CAA) emission limits for ...


    By Acta Group

  • EPA to hold three public hearings on rules cutting toxic emissions from boilers, solid waste incinerators agency also extends comment period (HQ)

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will hold three public hearings in June on proposals cutting mercury emissions in half and significantly reducing other toxic air pollutants from industrial and institutional boilers, process heaters and solid waste incinerators. These toxics are known or suspected to cause cancer or other serious health problems. The agency will also take comment at ...

  • EPA Tips for Building a Cleaner Fire this Holiday Season

    Across the country this holiday season, families and friends will gather around fires in woodstoves or fireplaces. But how you build that fire – and what you burn – can have a significant impact on air quality and health, both inside your home and out. Whether you’re using a woodstove, pellet stove, or your fireplace, seeing smoke from your chimney means your fire isn’t ...

  • Korea to showcase its green industries at RWM 09 as exhibition grows

    The organisers of this year’s Recycling and Waste Management Exhibition (RWM 09), taking place at the Birmingham NEC from 15 to 17 September 2009, have had to increase the floor plan in order to accommodate demand from additional exhibitors, including a new Korean Pavilion packed with innovative environmental technologies. More than 20 manufacturers from Ecotain and Ezen Telecom to Techno Bio and ...


    By Emap Ltd

  • Boiler Guide: Euroheat Launches New Biomass Boiler

    LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM -- (Marketwire) -- 08/19/10 -- Euroheat has become the first company to release a biomass boiler that runs on wood pellets and logs into the UK market with the launch of its new range of TDA Thermodual boilers from SHT-Austria. Boiler Guide, the UK's leading online resource for homeowners and heating engineers regarding all boiler-related issues, has welcomed the new ...


    By Marketwire

  • EPA Exemption for Incinerators Ruled Illegal

    WASHINGTON, DC (ENS) - A federal court has thrown out an attempt by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, EPA to exempt tens of thousands of waste incinerators from the controls of the Clean Air Act. In a decision June 8 by the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, a panel of three judges ruled that facilities that burn waste are incinerators, not ...

  • ERG extends its range to include Thermal Oxidation and Thermal Fluid Systems

    ERG’s Group Managing Director, James Scott Bowden said "We are delighted to have this capability within the ERG team as it will expand our service offering and deliver additional value to our customers. Thermal systems are very complimentary to our existing gas cleaning technologies and creates very good synergy to the gas scrubbing technology that ERG has applied for many years to treat ...

  • San Diego`s first LEED certified restaurant

    Self-proclaimed “most environmentally sustainable restaurant in America,” Pizza Fusion said Monday it was opening San Diego's first 'green' restaurant in May. The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED)-certified unit will be the Fort Lauderdale, Fla.-based restaurant chain's second location of its national franchise expansion to open outside their home state of Florida, following ...

  • Cogeneration can slash carbon and costs

    Cogeneration of electricity and heat is one of the most promising means of using existing technologies for sustainable ends, but it is also one of the most neglected and least understood. Cogeneration can dramatically increase energy efficiency, slash carbon emissions, and save money. Using cogeneration in combination with heat-pump technology and plug-in vehicles as part of a renewable electric ...

  • The costs of not building green

    Despite the narrowing gap in cost between green building and traditional 'to-code' building, most builders and home buyers still perceive the green option to be significantly more expensive.  The reality is that due to increased builder education and an influx of affordable green building products, a building can be built green within the same budget as a non-green building.  According ...

  • Recent Federal Developments

    TSCA/FIFRA/IRIS/EPCRA EPA Revokes TSCA Section 4 Testing Requirements For Certain High Production Volume Chemical Substances: On March 16, 2012, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) revoked certain testing requirements for six chemical substances and all testing requirements for four chemical substances. 77 Fed. Reg. 15609. EPA is reportedly basing its ...


    By Acta Group

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