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2014-01-17 11:32:44

Thousands of chemicals serving a variety of human needs flood into sewage treatment plants once their use life has ended. Many belong to a class of chemicals known as CECs (for chemicals of emerging concern), which may pose risks to both human and environmental health. Arjun Venkatesan, a recent doctorate and Rolf Halden, professor and director of the Center for Environmental Security at Arizona State University’s Biodesign Institute, have carried out meticulous tracking of many of these...

2014-01-17 08:22:31

BURNABY, British Columbia, January 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Increasing gap between water demand and supply, coupled with ground and surface water contamination is driving the Brazilian wastewater treatment plants market Brazil accounts for about 18% water supply globally, but the distribution of water resources is highly uneven. North Brazil, with lower population concentration, has availability of about 70% of the country's water resources, while the southeast region...

2014-01-14 16:20:44

TOKYO, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A demonstration test for capturing and sequestering carbon dioxide (CO2) recovered from emissions from a coal-fired power generation plant, conducted jointly by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) and Southern Company Services, Inc. (SCS), has completed an initial demonstration phase. This success brings into view the feasibility of a large-scale capture system for CO2 recovered from coal-fired power plants, which typically emit flue gas...

2014-01-14 12:22:33

LONDON, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Indian Market for Membrane Modules Need for High-Quality Process Water and Wastewater Treatment Regulations to Drive Growth The use of membrane modules for water and wastewater treatment applications is increasing significantly in India. In order to achieve a sustainable GDP growth rate, India has to build a strong infrastructure; this means that the country needs to invest in power...

Mushrooms Associated To Earthworms Can Develop Mechanism Of Environmental Engineering
2014-01-13 12:25:49

Technical University of Madrid This model, which was developed by a research group of the School of Forestry at the Technical University of Madrid (UPM), has shown how some types of mushrooms (such as truffles, boletus or chanterelles) associated to earthworms can develop a mechanism of environmental engineering. The use of this model can increase the levels of calcium and salts among tree roots what can result in an increase in mycorrhizas and to enhance the development of forests. This...

2014-01-09 12:23:36

LONDON, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:GCC Industrial Water and Wastewater Treatment Chemicals MarketKey Products and Initiatives Driving Growth in the RegionThis study investigates the market for water and wastewater treatment chemicals in the GCC countries, identifying the key chemical types and the end-user industries for the same. It examines the revenue and volume shipment for the six countries across each water treatment...

2014-01-02 16:20:18

WASHINGTON, Jan. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A recent Environmental Protection Agency ruling that sewage sludge gasification technology patented by MaxWest Environmental Systems Inc., is not an incinerator heralds a major victory not only for clean air and water but also for taxpayers in municipalities looking for a sustainable alternative to costly incineration. The EPA, in a letter dated Dec. 19, determined that federal emissions guidelines and compliance rules for sewage...

2013-12-31 23:24:42

In a bold new partnership to enhance natural fertilizer production between the public and private sector, the Encina Wastewater Authority and Anaergia Inc have partnered up to bring a modern twist to an age old gardening and farming practice. Carlsbad, CA (PRWEB) December 31, 2013 Today, the Encina Wastewater Authority (EWA) announced a strategic alliance with Anaergia Inc. to produce and distribute a distilled version of PureGreen, a natural bio-solid based fertilizer produced for the...

2013-12-20 23:04:31

BCC Research’s recent membrane and separation technology technical market research reports focus on the full range of market segments, including, but not limited to, ballast water treatment processes, RO technologies, and membrane microfiltration, as well as solid-liquid separations, chemical treatment, and physical treatment. Wellesley, MA (PRWEB) December 20, 2013 Growing populations, increasing demand for water, and diminishing freshwater sources as a result of environmental...


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