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PORTLAND, Oregon, December 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new report by Allied Market Research titled "UV Disinfection Equipment Market - Size, Industry Analysis,
DALLAS, December 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Activated Carbon for Mercury Control Market in Flue Gas by Application and Region Trends & Forecasts to 2019 research report
The SWS Environmental Services Chattanooga, Tennessee location recently acquired three new operating permits from the State of Tennessee’s Department of Environment and Conservation.
The industrial DeNOx systems market is segmented into two categories namely, SCR and SNCR.
LONDON, December 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumption of Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) across North America has been rising in recent years and is set to hit an industry milestone
On Eve of ALEC Conference for Lawmakers, Issue Brief Outlines Radical Group's Agenda to Gut EPA and State Environmental Safeguards; 111 Groups Urge State Legislators to Shun ALEC and Its Pro-Pollution
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 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...
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....
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...
- Emitting flashes of light; glittering.