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2013-10-21 23:00:27

China: Wastewater Treatment Industry is the new 2013 market research report available with MarketReportsOnline.com at http://www.marketreportsonline.com/285769.html. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 The objective of this report is to provide an overview of China’s municipal wastewater treatment (WWT) market, the competitive landscape, and key opportunities and challenges for companies considering entry into the China market. Wastewater Generation: China’s municipal wastewater...

WHO Declares Air Pollution Carcinogenic
2013-10-17 15:41:51

[ Watch the Video: Air Pollution Labeled Carcinogenic To Humans ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Prolonged exposure to outdoor air pollution and particulate matter in the atmosphere increase a person’s risk of developing lung cancer, according to the specialized cancer agency of the World Health Organization (WHO). In a statement released Thursday, the WHO’s International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) said that based on a review of published...

2013-10-17 12:24:18

Message for future budget battles: Americans want EPA cleaning up air, water, toxic sites and power plant carbon pollution in national, Hispanic, IA, ME, MI, NC polling; Boehner in Ohio, Benishek in MI, Lance and LoBiondo in NJ, and Barletta in PA out of step with constituents WASHINGTON, Oct. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- During the 16 days House Republicans held the federal government hostage to their radical agenda, they put our environment and health at risk, and most Americans...

2013-10-16 23:34:28

The 2013 International Dairy Show will be held in the beautiful McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois. Professionals from across the dairy and food processing industries will gather to discuss the latest trends and innovations in packaging, processing, ingredients, distribution, and transportation. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) October 16, 2013 FRC Systems International will be showcasing their unique wastewater treatment systems and DAF technology for dairy and food processing plants and share...

Chemicals Banned Decades Ago Discovered In Dead Illinois River Otters
2013-10-16 07:29:25

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online North American river otters in central Illinois are being exposed to chemical substances that had been banned for use in the US at least three decades ago, according to research published in the latest edition of the journal Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety. Between 2009 and 2011, the Illinois Department of Natural Resources collected 23 river otter carcasses after the creatures had been accidentally killed. Their bodies...

2013-10-12 23:18:14

Waste volumes have increased since 2008, as consumers and businesses have generated more wastewater during the economic recovery; going forward, Wastewater volumes will continue to increase as consumption expands among households and businesses. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Sewage Treatment Facilities industry in its growing industry report collection. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 11, 2013 The Sewage Treatment Facilities industry has...

2013-10-10 23:28:21

Breen Energy Solutions (BES) announced today that its patent application for ‘Method and Apparatus for Detection, Measurement and Control of Sulfur-trioxide (SO3) and Other Condensables in Flue Gas’ has been granted in China (reference number 200910211691.9). Carnegie, PA (PRWEB) October 10, 2013 Breen Energy Solutions (BES) announced today that its patent application for ‘Method and Apparatus for Detection, Measurement and Control of Sulfur-trioxide (SO3) and Other Condensables in...

2013-10-10 12:26:31

DUBLIN, October 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/n4jwhk/combustion ) has announced the addition of the "Combustion Controls, Equipments & Systems Market - By Product, Application & Geography (2013 - 2018)" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/n4jwhk/combustion ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Continuous industrial expansion and the ever...

2013-10-10 12:22:43

NORTHBROOK, Ill. and SHANGHAI, Oct. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- PEAT International, Inc., ("PEAT") a leader in plasma-thermal waste destruction systems, announced the successful commissioning of a Plasma Thermal Destruction and Recovery ("PTDR") system in Shanghai, China. The 60 kg/hr system - designed for medical waste and oil refinery sludge - was installed for Abada Plasma Technology Holdings, Ltd. - an Asian-based renewable energy project developer. (Photo:...

2013-10-10 08:32:50

BUDAPEST, Hungary, October 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- List Recognizes the Top Private Companies in Clean Technology Organica Water, a global provider of innovative solutions for the treatment and recycling of wastewater, has been named "Company of the Year - Europe and Israel" in the Cleantech Group's prestigious 2013 Global Cleantech 100, a list of the 100 most promising companies selected from a list of over 5,800 by hundreds of leading experts from...


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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