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2014-05-01 08:27:47

Duplex(TM) burner technology achieves unprecedented reduction in NOx and CO emissions coupled with unique cost saving features. SEATTLE, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ClearSign Combustion Corporation (NASDAQ: CLIR), an emerging leader in combustion and emissions control technology for industrial, commercial and utility markets, has demonstrated the capabilities of its Duplex(TM) burner architecture at a scale that directly addresses applications across several significant segments of...

2014-04-30 23:11:25

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced last week a Louis Berger-supported plan for the South Valley Stream in Long Island, New York, won an additional $3 million in funds for stormwater management under the New York Rising initiative. MORRISTOWN, N.J. (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 A plan outlining an integrated approach to stormwater management in the Five Towns community on Long Island, New York, was awarded an additional $3 million in Superstorm Sandy resiliency aid, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced at a...

2014-04-30 23:04:33

Indoor air pollutants have accumulated over the long winter in homes. Amityville, NY (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Indoor air has remained stagnant all winter long, and now it’s time to clean it out and get some fresh air inside the home. Enviro-Test is recommending that homeowners test the indoor air quality in their homes to ensure that the air is clean for the spring and summer. During the fall and winter, poor ventilation can cause indoor air pollution to accumulate to dangerous levels....

2014-04-30 23:04:24

MarketReportsOnline.com adds "Global Heavy Duty Diesel (HDD) Catalyst Market: Trends & Opportunities (2013-18)" report to its research store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 Heavy duty diesel (HDD) catalysts turn toxic exhaust emissions from diesel fuelled vehicles into non-toxic substances by using precious metals, such as platinum and palladium. Depending on the type of vehicle, the amount and composition of platinum group metals used can differ. Catalytic converters...

2014-04-30 08:25:35

15th annual State of the Air 2014 report shows progress; challenges as millions live in areas with unhealthy air LOS ANGELES, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This morning, the American Lung Association released State of the Air 2014, an annual report on air quality which lists both the cleanest and most polluted areas in the country. This year's report shows continued progress in efforts to reduce ozone and particle pollution, and reinforces the importance of the state's...

2014-04-30 08:24:37

DUBLIN, Apr. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/6hvqfb/flue_gas) has announced the addition of the "Flue Gas Desulfurization Systems & Services Market by Type & by Application - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The global FGD systems and services market has witnessed a significant growth in the past few years and this stable growth is estimated to...

2014-04-29 23:11:06

The global DeNOx systems and services market is profoundly analyzed in terms of revenue ($million) by the type, application, & geography - http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/industrial-denox-systems-services-market-39328524.html. (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 The report "Industrial DeNOx Systems & Services Market by Type (SCR & SNCR), by Application (Utilities & Industries), by Geography (Asia-Pacific, North America, Europe, & ROW) - Global Trends &...

2014-04-29 23:06:37

The industry has moderately contracted over the past five years due to stagnation across all downstream markets; consequently, as demand for Canadian products fell due to the global recession, domestic manufacturing, mining, oil and gas and construction sectors suffered and demanded less remediation and cleanup services from the industry. For this reason, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Remediation & Environmental Cleanup Services industry in its growing...

2014-04-29 16:25:57

LONDON, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global Emission Control Catalysts Industryhttp://www.reportbuyer.com/industry_manufacturing/environmental_services/global_emission_control_catalysts_industry.html This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Emission Control Catalysts in US$ Million by the following Product Segments: Motor Vehicle Emission Control Catalysts, and Industrial Emission Control Catalysts. Motor Vehicle...

2014-04-28 23:11:57

Ship & Shore Clean Tech oxidizer is expected to save $100,000 per year in natural gas usage. In addition, the upfront investment was reduced by $200,000 through receipt of a cash rebate/incentive. (PRWEB) April 28, 2014 Specialty Tapes is an innovative manufacturer of pressure sensitive adhesive tapes for a wide variety of assembly, bonding, mounting, sealing, and protection applications. Founded in 1977, they specialize in high performance adhesive solutions, coated on a variety of...


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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