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2013-05-16 08:22:55

Biological and Enhanced Adsorption Treatment Technologies Deliver High Removal Rates, "Green" Performance and Low Long-Term Operating Costs KINGWOOD, Texas, May 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Envirogen Technologies announced the launch of a new technology offering designed to help industrial facilities manage their air emissions performance and meet regulatory and permit requirements through the control of volatile organic contaminants (VOCs), hazardous air pollutants (HAPs) and...

2013-05-11 23:00:23

New Market Research Report "Methyl Tertiary Butyl Ether (MTBE) Global Markets to 2020" Has Been Added In MarketResearchReports.Biz's Reports Database. Buy The Copy of This Report Visit - http://www.marketresearchreports.biz/analysis/131076. Albany, NY (PRWEB) May 12, 2013 GBI Researchs report, Methyl Tertiary Butyl Ether (MTBE) Global Markets to 2020 China Dominates Global MTBE Demand While Developed Regions Look to ETBE and Ethanol as Replacement Options, provides an in-depth analysis of...

Trees Release Volatile Organic Compounds That Aid In Smog Production
2013-04-26 09:53:33

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In 2004, a group of Princeton scientists found trees release the volatile organic compound (VOC) isoprene that reacts in the air to form particulate pollution, or smog. However, the mechanism behind this process wasn't known until a new study from scientists at the University of North Carolina (UNC) was released this week showing how isoprene´s reaction to sunlight leads to the formation of harmful air pollution. After isoprene...

2013-04-24 08:24:30

14th annual State of the Air 2013 report shows tremendous progress; challenges LOS ANGELES, April 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This morning, the American Lung Association released State of the Air 2013, an annual report on air quality which lists both the cleanest and most polluted areas in the country. This year's report shows significant progress in efforts to reduce ozone and particulate pollution, with air quality in many areas of California at its cleanest since the Lung...

2013-04-24 04:20:51

WASHINGTON, April 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Lung Association's "State of the Air 2013" report released today finds significant progress in the reduction of year-round particle pollution (soot) across the nation, but many cities that ranked among the most polluted had more unhealthy days of high ozone (smog) and short-term particle pollution than in the 2012 report. Despite that uptick, "State of the Air 2013" shows that the air quality nationwide continues the...

2013-04-22 23:01:56

New research report “World Gasoline Additives Market State 2013 and Prospects” developed by Merchant Research & Consulting, Ltd. has been recently published by Market Publishers Ltd. London, UK (PRWEB) April 22, 2013 Currently, the world gasoline additives market is characterized by the constantly growing demand for ethyl tert-butyl ether (ETBE). This trend is especially obvious in such developed countries as the US and Japan and also in certain Western European countries....

Sewer Gas Accelerates Plant Growth, Development
2013-04-18 18:14:55

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Hydrogen sulfide, known to many as ℠sewer gas,´ is a deadly substance that many evolutionary biologists blame for several mass extinction events throughout Earth´s history. However, according to a new study in the open access journal PLOS ONE, very low doses of the pungent compound spur plant growth. The study´s lead researcher Frank Dooley, a University of Washington doctoral student, said he stumbled...

2013-04-10 16:23:37

WASHINGTON, April 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) President Charles T. Drevna responded to the recent New Hampshire verdict in a case over the use of the gasoline additive MTBE: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120125/MM41823LOGO ) "The EPA has twice approved MTBE as an acceptable gasoline additive. More than 30 years later a jury labeled it a defective product, leaving the petroleum industry to clean up the problems...

2013-03-20 08:21:12

GUELPH, ON, March 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - BIOREM Inc. (TSXV: BRM ) ("Biorem" or "the Company") announced today that it has received new orders totalling $1.3 million. The largest of the orders is for an odour control system at an innovative Energy from Waste Facility being built in Canada. The other three smaller orders are odour control projects at municipal waste water treatment plants in the USA and one in South Africa. It is expected that the majority of these projects will be...

2013-03-12 12:23:08

OUDENAARDE, Belgium, March 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Addition to the "Nanofics 120" coatings widely used to make consumer electronics, technical textiles and filtration materials water and oil repellent. The "Nanofics 110" coatings are highly water repellent (water contact angle of 110 degrees according to ASTM D5964) and highly oil repellent (oil repellence level 6 according to ISO 14419) fluoropolymer type of nanocoatings deposited by low pressure plasma...