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2014-05-06 12:23:36

TORONTO, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Geosyntec today announced the formation of Savron (www.savronsolutions.com) as the exclusive vendor of STAR technology, a proven method for the safe and effective treatment of contaminated soil and liquid organic waste. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110609/CL17093LOGO Savron has been formed around the key practitioners of the technology - David Major, Gavin Grant, and Grant Scholes - who have been involved in the commercial development...

2014-05-06 12:23:18

Gas Powered generators convert flared gas to electricity providing power for CNG production reducing diesel consumption at well sites, drilling rigs and fracking sites BISMARCK, N.D., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blaise Energy announced they are using flare gas to supply the electrical power for a major oil operator producing CNG fuel. Blaise successfully paralleled five natural gas powered generators providing one megawatt of power for the oil operator's CNG compressor. The CNG...

2014-05-06 12:21:09

Solstice® Performance Fluid Effective Alternative to Current Solvent Being Phased Out MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that its new low-global-warming solvent, Solstice(®) Performance Fluid (PF), received a favorable designation from a key California regulatory agency. California's South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD), which maintains some of the highest standards for air quality in the U.S., has determined...

2014-05-05 16:22:26

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Coal Alliance submitted comments to the Environmental Protection Agency today in response to proposed emission standards affecting new coal-fired power plants, asserting that the standards would result in severe economic consequences and that the technology required has not been proven to reduce carbon emissions. The filing said that the coal industry supports more than 100,000 jobs directly in the coal industry and more...

2014-05-01 23:08:48

The global industrial flue gas treatment systems and services market was valued at $44,152.2 million in 2013, and is poised to grow at a CAGR of 5.1% from 2014 to reach $59,546.7 million by 2019 (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/flue-gas-treatment-systems-market-214992664.html). (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 The report "Industrial Flue Gas Treatment Systems & Services Market by Pollutant Control System (FGD, DeNOx, Particulate Control, Mercury Control) by Application (Power...

2014-05-01 23:06:26

Electronic cigarette “vapors” are made of small particles containing chemicals that may cause or worsen acute respiratory diseases, including asthma and bronchitis, among youth, according to a new study by RTI International. RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 Electronic cigarette “vapors” are made of small particles containing chemicals that may cause or worsen acute respiratory diseases, including asthma and bronchitis, among youth, according to a new study by RTI...

2014-05-01 16:23:26

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Abtech Holdings, Inc. (OTC QB: ABHD) ("AbTech" or the "Company"), a full-service environmental technologies and engineering firm dedicated to providing innovative solutions to communities, industry and governments addressing issues of water pollution and contamination, today announced that it( )has scheduled a conference call for Wednesday, May 14, 2014 at 4:30 p.m. (ET) to discuss the Company's financial results for its first quarter...

2014-05-01 12:25:47

DUBLIN, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/2t4r7c/industrial_denox) has announced the addition of the "Industrial DeNOx Systems & Services Market by Type, Application & Geography - Global Trends & Forecast to 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The industrial DeNOx systems and services market is segmented into two categories namely, SCR and SNCR. The overall market is growing...

2014-05-01 12:24:12

DUBLIN, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/qpvbfr/industrial_flue) has announced the addition of the "Industrial Flue Gas Treatment Systems & Services Market by Pollutant Control System and by Application - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The industrial flue gas treatment systems and services market is growing at a significant rate, driven by the...

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...


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
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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