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2014-03-14 23:25:15

In-Pipe Technology hires Curtis Craigmile, P.E. as a Process Engineer to improve and expand In-Pipe’s green sewer collection system treatment service offering. Wood Dale, IL (PRWEB) March 14, 2014 In-Pipe Technology® Company, Inc. announced today the appointment of Curtis Craigmile, P.E., to the position of Process Engineer. Mr. Craigmile is a graduate of Valparaiso University with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering Degree. In his 28 years of consulting engineering in the...

2014-03-14 23:00:50

As the weather becomes warmer and the heat gets turned off, it is important that the air in your home is as clean as possible. WACO, Texas (PRWEB) March 14, 2014 As the colder months fade and spring brings flowers to bloom, houses will become filled with the air of spring. As the weather becomes warmer and the heat gets turned off, it is important that the air in your home is as clean as possible. Indoor air quality can be improved to ensure that the levels of air contaminates being...

2014-03-13 08:24:39

NEWARK, N.J., March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Seidler Chemical, a New Jersey-based supplier, distributor, blender, and re-packager of quality chemicals and ingredients, has recently published a white paper that highlights the challenges commonly associated with planning and executing site remediation programs. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140313/PH82400-a Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140313/PH82400LOGO-b The white paper begins by describing the...

2014-03-12 12:22:35

LONDON, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Analysis of the Packaged Wastewater Treatment Market in India Huge Market Potential due to Growth of Key Industries like Food & Beverage and PharmaceuticalsThe packaged wastewater treatment market in India is mainly driven by the industrial segment, of which the food & beverage, pharmaceutical and textile industries are expected to be the key growth drivers. The period of...

2014-03-11 16:21:51

SEATTLE, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ClearSign Combustion Corporation (Nasdaq: CLIR), an emerging leader in combustion and emissions control technology for industrial, commercial and utility markets, today announced its results for the year ended December 31, 2013. The Company incurred losses of $5,285,000 for 2013 as compared to losses of $4,189,000 in 2012. Research and development costs totaled $1,851,000 in 2013 as compared to $1,184,000 for the same period in 2012 reflecting...

2014-03-11 16:21:36

SANTA MONICA, Calif., March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Jerry Brown today intervened in the case of Vernon lead battery recycler Exide Technologies that has threatened public health with hazardous emissions of lead. The governor discussed the case with regulators at the Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC), which revealed that testing of soil at 39 area homes showed unacceptably high levels of lead. "We are pleased to see Governor Brown getting out in front of what...

2014-03-11 08:23:09

SEATTLE, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ClearSign Combustion Corporation (NASDAQ: CLIR), an emerging leader in combustion and emissions control technology for industrial, commercial and utility markets, announced today that it has successfully demonstrated an early prototype design utilizing its Duplex(TM) burner architecture in a residential natural gas hot water heater, driving NOx levels to an unprecedented 7PPM (less than half the level currently required in the State of...

2014-03-10 16:21:13

LONDON, ON, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Trojan Technologies today announced that the Trojan Marinex Ballast Water Treatment (BWT) product suite has obtained International Maritime Organization (IMO) Type Approval from Det Norske Veritas (DNV) on behalf of the Norwegian Maritime Directorate. "We are the largest UV company in the world, and are committed to providing pioneering water treatment technologies that meet the highest standards and help protect and preserve our...

2014-03-10 12:22:47

BURNABY, British Columbia, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rising demand for fresh water along with stringent regulations by governments to reduce untreated wastewater disposal are driving demand for water and wastewater treatment chemicals Water treatment is carried out to make water usable for water intensive industries and domestic drinking purposes. The process requires use of effective and efficient chemicals such as scale and corrosion inhibitors, coagulants and...

2014-03-06 08:32:42

NEW YORK, March. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Environmental Pollution Control Equipment Markets in ChinaChina's demand for environmental pollution control equipment has grown at a fast pace in the past decade. In the next five years, both production and demand will continue to grow. This new study examines China's economic trends, investment environment, industry development, supply and demand, industry capacity, industry...


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
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.