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2014-10-21 12:34:19

DUBLIN, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Industrial Sludge Treatment (Flocculants, Coagulants, Disinfectants and Other Process Chemicals) Chemicals - Forecast to 2020" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Industrial sludge is generated during the wastewater treatment process. Wastewater released by different industries contains a large amount of water, microorganisms, and chemical...

2014-10-21 08:26:31

TORONTO, Oct. 21, 2014 /CNW/ - Totally Green is proud to have won the Green Product Award from the Greater Miami & the Beaches Hotel Association for its unique and environmentally friendly Organic Refuse Conversion Alternative (ORCA) machine. The ORCA converts food waste into harmless water onsite at the business establishment. This cuts waste disposal costs, while eliminating pollution from landfill sites and garbage trucks. "We're pleased to be recognized as a leading-edge...

2014-10-20 12:20:43

BURNABY, Canada, October 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TechSci Research Announces New Publication Report on 'India Solid Waste Management Vehicles Market Forecast & Opportunities, 2019 In India, municipal corporations are the main governing bodies responsible for complete handling and regulation of solid waste management in cities. On an average, around 135,000 MT solid waste is generated daily in the country's urban regions. The top six metro cities in India that...

2014-10-20 08:23:11

GUELPH, ON, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - BIOREM Inc. (TSXV: BRM) ("Biorem" or "the Company") today announced four new orders totalling $1.7 million which brings Q3 orders to $5.8 million and provides a good start to Q4. The orders are for three odour control projects in North America and one in the Middle East. "We continue to bid new projects at record levels," said Peter Bruijns, President & CEO. "Total bidding activity and bid values were higher at the end of Q3 than they...

2014-10-17 12:24:12

DUBLIN, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Investment Prospect Analysis on Hazardous Waste Treatment Market in China, 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 In 2013, the total output of hazardous waste in China was 34.65 million tons, slightly dropped compared that of 2012 which was 34.9 million tons. However, the above data are published by Environmental Protection Department, and they are...

2014-10-17 12:23:22

DUBLIN, October 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/l7hd7h/global_scr ) has announced the addition of the "Global SCR Systems for Coal-fired Plants Market 2014-2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/l7hd7h/global_scr ] report to their offering. <start_newscom> (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) system injects ammonia into the boiler...

2014-10-14 20:21:56

LONDON, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This BCC Research report provides an in-depth analysis of the global sludge treatment and odor control equipment market, including systems for sludge digestion, sludge dewatering, sludge drying, and physical, chemical and biological odor control technologies. Overviews of each segment are presented. These include current issues affecting the industry, equipment types, legislation relevant to the markets and end-user requirements. Market sizes for...

2014-10-14 08:23:51

DUBLIN, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Waste Management Market in India 2014 - 2025" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 The new Indian Government is launching Swachh Bharat Mission or Clean India Mission which aims to mobilize masses and seeks to create a clean India. The aim of this mission is to motivate Indian citizens to devote at least hundred hours every year i.e. two hours every week to...

2014-10-08 23:06:15

A new study by Environment and Human Health, Inc. (EHHI), published in the peer-reviewed Journal of Inhalation Toxicology, reveals serious health dangers to neighbors living near outdoor wood furnaces. New Haven, CT (PRWEB) October 08, 2014 A new study by Environment and Human Health, Inc. (EHHI), just published in the peer-reviewed Journal of Inhalation Toxicology, reveals serious health dangers to neighbors living near outdoor wood furnaces (OWFs). With winter coming and more people...

2014-10-08 08:21:43

DUBLIN, Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Asia-Pacific Air Quality Control Systems Market by Technology, by Application, and by Country - Trends and Forecasts to 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 This report estimates the 'Asia-Pacific Air Quality Control Systems Market' in terms of value. The Asia-Pacific air quality control systems market is segmented on the basis of the technology type...


Latest Pollution Reference Libraries

Acid Rain
2013-04-01 10:21:17

Acid rain is any form of precipitation that is unusually acidic, meaning that is possesses high levels of hydrogen ions. It can have harmful effects on aquatic animals, plants, and infrastructure. Acid rain is caused by emissions of sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxide, which react with the water molecules within the atmosphere to produce acids. Nitrogen oxides can be produced naturally by lightening strikes. Sulfur dioxide can be produced naturally by volcanic eruptions. The chemicals that are...

Water Pollution
2013-03-25 12:43:15

Water pollution is the contamination of bodies of water including rivers, oceans, lakes, aquifers and groundwater. Water pollution is when pollutants are discharged directly or indirectly into a body of water without adequate treatment to remove harmful compounds. Water pollution affects the plants and organisms that reside in these bodies of water. In almost all of the cases the effect is damaging not only to individual species and populations, but to the natural biological communities as...

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2009-07-07 19:47:08

Today's soil contamination is a direct result of man-made chemicals or other changes in nature's soil environment. This contamination most commonly occurs from underground storage tanks bursting, use of pesticides, discarding oil and fuel illegally, leakage of dirty surface water, draining of wastes from landfalls and knowingly dumping industrial wastes into the soil. The most widespread chemicals found are petroleum hydrocarbons, solvents, common pesticides, lead and additional heavy metals....

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2009-07-06 17:01:44

Arctic haze is a phenomenon that occurs in the atmosphere at high latitudes in the Arctic due to air pollution. What distinguishes Arctic haze from haze found elsewhere, is the ability of its chemical ingredients to endure in the atmosphere for a longer period of time compared to other pollutants. Due to limited snowfall, rain, or turbulent air to displace pollutants from the polar air in the spring, Arctic haze can continue for more than a month in the northern atmosphere. Arctic haze was...

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Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.