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2013-11-22 16:23:57

GUELPH, ON, Nov. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - BIOREM Inc. (TSXV:BRM) ("Biorem" or "the Company") today announced two new orders totalling $1.0 million, which are in addition to the $1.9 million in new orders announced in October. The larger order is an industrial odour and VOC (Volatile Organic Compounds) control system in Europe and represents the 7(th) repeat order for this growing multinational client. The second order is an odour control system for a waste water treatment plant in...

2013-11-01 23:23:49

Bay State Tech, LLC changes the solvent replacement "game' with their new product, The Bodyguard, a patented, active barrier and control barrier release agent. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) November 01, 2013 The Bodyguard is a new, green, water based, multi-surface treating, solvent replacement developed to improve the application, handling and clean-up of sticky and quick bonding materials while meeting the EPA’s regulations on volatile organic compound containing release agents. The...

2013-10-20 23:01:59

The Firm is Representing Numerous Individuals in C8 Lawsuits that Allege Injury Due to Pollution from DuPont’s Washington Works Plant in Parkersburg, West Virginia. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) October 20, 2013 As dozens of C8 lawsuits alleging injury and death associated with C8 pollution from DuPont’s Washington Works plant in Parkersburg, West Virginia, continue to move forward in federal court, Wright & Schulte LLC is praising a recent decision from the U.S. Environmental Protection...

2013-10-11 12:50:38

Harvard-led research shows nitrogen compounds carried on the wind are sufficient to disrupt pristine, protected environments Thirty-eight U.S. national parks are experiencing “accidental fertilization” at or above a critical threshold for ecological damage, according to a study published in the journal Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics and led by Harvard University researchers. Unless significant controls on ammonia emissions are introduced at a national level, they say, little...

2013-09-10 23:31:41

C8 Lawsuit Lawyers at Wright & Schulte LLC Are Already Representing Numerous West Virginia and Ohio Residents in C8 Lawsuits that Seek Compensation for Illnesses Allegedly Caused by Exposure to C8 Tainted Drinking Water Associated with DuPont’s Washington Works Facility in Parkersburg, West Virginia. They Will Meet with Residents This September to Discuss Their Legal Options and Filing a C8 Lawsuit. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) September 10, 2013 The 3C8 lawsuit lawyers at Wright &...

2013-08-29 16:22:12

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection today released results of a short-term air sampling effort conducted near the Barto Compressor Station in Penn Township, Lycoming County. Sample analyses found no emission levels of nitrogen dioxide that would pose a health concern. "DEP is committed to understanding the impacts of the natural gas industry on public health and the environment," Acting DEP Secretary Chris Abruzzo...

NASA Study Finds Connection Between Population And Pollution
2013-08-20 14:33:41

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While previous research has linked employment or innovation statistics to urban population density, a new study from NASA scientists has made a connection between pollution and the number of people living in a city. Using satellite observations, the NASA team was able to calculate air pollution's dependence on population for cities in the United States, Europe, China and India. According to the report, which was published in the...

2013-08-01 12:23:43

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection today announced that its long-term air monitoring study in southwestern Pennsylvania will continue through the end of the year. The agency also released a technical support document that provides additional information about the study's scope and process. "The use of natural gas holds great promise in continuing recent trends of cleaner air in this state, and the data from this study...

2013-07-18 23:27:02

“Keeping It Clean: Our Air, Our Health” addressed ground-level ozone, public health and economic development. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) July 18, 2013 Stakeholders across multiple disciplines met on July 11 to raise awareness of air quality concerns as the Alamo City edges closer to EPA “non-attainment” with increased ground level ozone levels (a.k.a. “smog”) from an economic boom in one of the fastest-growing metro areas. Held at Rackspace’s global headquarters, the Keeping...

Air Pollution Takes Two Million Lives Each Year
2013-07-12 12:35:01

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to a study published in the journal Environmental Research Letters, over two million people die every year as a result of air pollution. Researchers have shown that around 2.1 million deaths are caused each year by a human-caused increase in fine particulate matter (PM2.5). These are tiny particles suspended in the air that can penetrate deep into the lungs, causing cancer and other respiratory diseases. The team also found...