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2014-09-26 04:20:17

LONDON, September 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Addison Lee founder John Griffin donates GBP1m to fund the first 500 schools-based sensors Change London [http://www.changelondon.org ] has been given GBP1million by Addison Lee founder John Griffin to fund the first 500 schools-based air quality sensors to monitor air quality in London through the 'AirSensa' project. Change London has created the AirSensa project in response to a growing number of reports showing the...

2014-09-25 08:21:39

'THE WARM AND THE CLEAN CITY' - GOVERNMENTAL, ACADEMIC AND CORPORATE COLLABORATION GOTEBORG, Sweden and SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Heliospectra AB, a world leader in intelligent lighting technology for plant research and greenhouse cultivation, has been named a member of "The Warm and the Clean City," an advanced collaborative Swedish project in wastewater treatment and energy recovery using algae. The project - valued at 10 million Swedish krona (SEK) or $1.4...

2014-09-24 23:01:44

Paper mill clarification is the ideal method of paper production. Houston, TX (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 Colarasis, Inc. has a new method of water treatment and purification which recovers fibers otherwise lost in water waste and permits the use of water over and over, thus cutting cost. This process is called paper mill clarification. Fibers broken down in chemical solutions containing this processed water make the chemicals much more active and effective, and the fibers become...

2014-09-23 16:23:08

LONDON, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- About Flue Gas DesulfurizerFlue Gas Desulfurizer (FGD) is a system for removing sulfur dioxide from flue gas, which is produced as an exhaust from waste incineration plants, power plants fueled by fossil fuels such as coal, or oil and chemical plants. Various methods are used for achieving this process. This report involves FGD using dry lime, wet calcium, and other methods such as ammonia scrubbing and seawater washing. TechNavio's analysts...

2014-09-17 23:03:44

Global Flue Gas Desulfurizer (FGD) Market 2014-2018 profiles key players like Alstom S.A., General Electric Co., Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd., Siemens AG and The Babcock & Wilcox Company (B&W), Burns & McDonnell, Ducon Technologies, Hamon RC, Marsulex Environmental Technologies (MET), Siemens, Thermax and Transparent Technologies. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 The emergence of new technologies is a major trend in the Global FGD market. The need for improved...

2014-09-17 23:00:35

In the five years to 2014, the number of patient visits in the healthcare sector has risen, and this trend has pressed healthcare providers to outsource disposal services to reduce costs, driving industry demand; moreover, rising waste generation and healthcare regulation is anticipated to create opportunities for new entrants over the next five years, driving demand growth. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has added a report on the Medical Waste Disposal Services...

2014-09-17 12:22:16

NEW YORK, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bion Environmental Technologies, Inc. (OTC QB/BB: BNET) announced today that it has filed a new patent application for its next-generation livestock waste treatment technologies. This latest technology platform incorporates advancements that will reduce capital costs while increasing system performance for wet livestock waste applications such as dairy and beef cattle. Bion's next-generation technology platform has been under development for...

2014-09-15 23:05:23

Seasoned experts join the firm’s Houston, Dallas and San Antonio offices Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 MWH Global, the premier solutions provider focused on water and natural resources,today announced the hiring of David A. Irvine as Texas wastewater practice leader and Southeast Texas area manager. Based in Houston, Irvine will lead the Southeast Texas area water and wastewater operations for MWH. He brings 25 years of experience in the technical, management and development...

2014-09-15 23:03:38

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Methanol markets. Global market for Methanol is forecast to reach 109.8 million tons by 2020, driven by strong growth in energy related application markets, increased availability of natural gas, improving production plant efficiencies, and favorable pricing scenario, among others. San Jose, California (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – Methanol is a versatile industrial chemical that finds use in the...

2014-09-14 23:00:54

Many commercial activities lead to a lot of waste that needs to be disposed of in the most responsible manner. Student Works Disposal now offers commercial waste removal services at http://www.studentworksdisposal.com/. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) September 14, 2014 Vancouver junk removal company, Student Works Disposal, now offers specialized commercial waste clearance. Its services are available throughout Vancouver metro as well as in adjoining areas. In addition to the recycling and reusing...


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
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.