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Former EPA official calls for new environmental and consumer protection agency

... needs a new agency to address current forms of pollution and to deal with the health and environmental ... Protection to oversee product regulation, pollution control and monitoring, and technology ... nanotechnology. A more integrated approach to pollution control was necessary even before EPA was ...

EPA Awards Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute $500,000 for Air Quality Research

... can enhance an understanding of how air pollution causes vascular diseases, such as ... researchers to better pinpoint which sources of pollution have the greatest impact on health. The ... says, "We have known for a long time that air pollution contributes to respiratory disease. This ...

AMPAC Fine Chemicals Receives the California Pollution Prevention Challenge Award Two Consecutive Years

... Fine Chemicals LLC (AFC) received the California pollution Prevention Challenge Award from the Department of ... (CICC). The award recognizes the overall pollution prevention achievements of AFC's STRIDE ... chemistry and engineering." The DTSC/CICC pollution Prevention Challenge and Recognition project ...

GM Exec Joins Bio-Reaction Industries' Board of Directors

... Bio-Reaction Industries, an Oregon- based air pollution control company is changing the way businesses address their industrial pollution with an environmentally friendly solution that ... of low energy, environmentally friendly air pollution control systems that utilize microbes to digest ...

Tiny 'lab-on-a-chip' detects pollutants, disease and biological weapons

... "lab on a chip" is a breakthrough in the effort to keep water safe from pollution and bioterrorist threats, pairing biology with the cutting-edge ... to measure and monitor how genetically engineered bacteria respond to pollution such as E. coli in water. Cities across Israel have expressed interest in ...

Virginia Tech engineers identify conditions that initiate erosion

... Protection Agency, such eroded sediment is the largest nonpoint source pollution in the environment. While the mechanism responsible for soil erosion ... "A lot of particles have chemicals attached to them. At what point does pollution occur?" said Diplas. "That is, if pollutants are resting in a river bed, ...

[video] Edward Spink, CEO of TurboSonic Technologies, Inc. Discusses Contract With Biofuel Producer in Exclusive Interview on WallSt.net's 3-Minute Press Show

... Board: TSTA), a global leader in the design and supply of industrial air pollution control technologies, today announced that the company's CEO, Edward Spink ... Technologies ( http://www.turbosonic.com ) designs and markets air pollution control technologies to industrial customers worldwide. Its products help ...

Environmental Operating Solutions Completes Initial Tranche of $2.5 Million Institutional Financing

... and distribution network." About Wastewater Denitrification Nitrogen pollution is an environmental problem worldwide. It is estimated that more than ... 49 states citing nutrients or excessive algal growth impairments. Nutrient pollution has been identified as the principal cause of water quality problems in ...

Nanotech's health, environmental impacts worry scientists and the public

... of nanotechnology, they expressed significantly more concern about pollution and new health problems related to the technology. Twenty percent of the ... to the survey indicated a concern that new forms of nanotechnology pollution may emerge, while only 15 percent of the public thought that might be a ...

CEM Wins Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award for the Sprint Rapid Protein Analyzer

... outstanding technological and chemical design innovations that incorporate green chemistry principles and can be effectively utilized in industry for pollution prevention. Awards are presented in five categories with the winners chosen by an independent panel of experts from the American Chemical Society . ...

Government Mandates Create Guaranteed Market for Bio-Fuel, Says Frost & Sullivan

... Material & Food Practice, Ratneswary Balasingam, bio-diesel is clearly viewed by most governments in the region as a way of reducing air pollution and contributing to the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions; to stimulate domestic agriculture; and most importantly, in many cases, to reduce oil ...

New Generation Biofuels Signs Sales Contract with Catoctin Mountain Growers to Supply up to 370,000 gallons of Renewable Biofuel

... chief financial officer of New Generation Biofuels. "In a test completed on one of Catoctin's Cleaver-Brooks boilers, our biofuel demonstrated air pollution reductions of more than 45% in nitrogen oxides (NOx) and the virtual elimination of sulfur dioxide (SO2) when compared to low-sulfur fuel oil. In ...

China Bio Energy Reports Fourth Quarter and Record 2008 Financial Results

... and dependence on foreign sources, in addition to government initiatives to increase the utilization rate for alternative fuel while decreasing pollution emissions.'' Cost of Sales - Cost of sales for the fourth quarter of 2008 was $51.5 million compared to $19.6 million in 2007, an increase of ...

Researchers: Molecular forklifts overcome obstacle to 'smart dust'

... GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Algae is a livid green giveaway of nutrient pollution in a lake. Scientists would love to reproduce that action in tiny particles that would turn different colors if exposed to biological weapons, food ...

Met-Pro Corporation Declares Quarterly Dividend

... of products and services are offered for industrial, commercial, municipal and residential markets worldwide. These include product recovery and pollution control technologies for purification of air and liquids; fluid handling technologies for corrosive, abrasive and high temperature liquids; Mefiag ...

A need for improved efficiency in nanomanufacturing

... attention has focused on the possible toxic effects of exposure to nanoparticles and appropriately so. But the 'old-fashioned' considerations of pollution and energy use arising from the production technologies used to make nanomaterials need attention as well." One study, by Vikas Khanna and ...

BioNeutral Signs Agreement With a Non-profit for Long-Term Removal of Formaldehyde to Save 10,000 Mobile Homes in Louisiana

... ChemoNeutralizers irreversibly bind chemical contaminant and toxin molecules and render them harmless. Product applications include industrial pollution and protection against chemical weapons of mass destruction. Contact Information: BioNeutral Laboratories Corporation USA ...

BioNeutral's Ygiene(TM) New Hospital Grade Disinfectant Will Save Lives and Billions of Dollars Annually at Health Care Facilities Around the World

... ChemoNeutralizers irreversibly bind chemical contaminant and toxin molecules and render them harmless. Product applications include industrial pollution and protection against chemical weapons of mass destruction. Visit http://www.bioneutrallabs.com to view the interview with Dr. Philip Tierno. ...

Most developing countries ill-equipped to ensure global biosafety: UN University

... its deficiencies and undermines their ability to consider less contentious uses of biotechnology, such as in diagnostics, industrial enzymes, pollution remediation, combating drought and reversing salinity; The lack of capacity creates dependency in developing countries; The use of ...

BioNeutral Laboratories Announces the Appointment of Stephen Browand as a Director to Head Military, Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

... ChemoNeutralizers irreversibly bind chemical contaminant and toxin molecules and render them harmless. Product applications include industrial pollution and protection against chemical weapons of mass destruction. About Dr. Philip Tierno Dr. Tierno is a consultant to BioNeutral. He is the Director ...

Bion Outlines Differences between its Patented Comprehensive Livestock Environmental Treatment Technology and Anaerobic Digesters

... of $1,000 per cow per year. The bottom line is that Pennsylvania's nutrient credit trading program monetizes the environmental impact of livestock pollution for the first time. Although the specific financial impact will vary to some degree in other regions and states, it will nonetheless be very ...

BioNeutral Announces a BREAKTHROUGH in the Fight Against Bioterrorism

... ChemoNeutralizers irreversible bind chemical contaminant and toxin molecules and render them harmless. Product applications include industrial pollution and protection against chemical weapons of mass destruction. About Dr. Philip Tierno Dr. Tierno is a consultant to BioNeutral. He is the Director ...

Met-Pro Corporation's Fybroc Business Unit Receives Equipment Order Totaling Approximately $500,000

... of products and services are offered for industrial, commercial, municipal and residential markets worldwide. These include product recovery and pollution control technologies for purification of air and liquids; fluid handling technologies for corrosive, abrasive and high temperature liquids; ...

Most developing countries ill-equipped to ensure global biosafety: UN University

... its deficiencies and undermines their ability to consider less contentious uses of biotechnology, such as in diagnostics, industrial enzymes, pollution remediation, combating drought and reversing salinity; The lack of capacity creates dependency in developing countries; The use of ...

Researchers Document Rapid, Dramatic 'Reverse Evolution' in the Threespine Stickleback Fish

... Adaptation coincides with the '60s cleanup of toxic pollution in Seattle's Lake Washington SEATTLE, May 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Evolution is supposed to inch forward over eons, but ...

Genzyme to Build New R&D Center in Beijing

... environmental techniques and methods, and will incorporate a range of environmentally responsible features, including: a living roof to reduce pollution caused by storm water runoff; a solar thermal system that will provide a significant portion of the building's hot water and reduce its ...

FreshDirect's Fleet Goes Biodiesel

... for being a biodiesel pioneer here in New York City. Not only will this transition to clean burning biodiesel fuel result in a big drop in the air pollution levels, but it also helps to bring biodiesel on as a mainstream fuel for the many trucking fleets of the city," says Brent Baker, CEO of Tri-State ...

CVF Technologies Corporation's Holding - BIOREM Announces 3rd Order from China

... added Bruijns. BIOREM(R) (http://www.biorem.biz ) manufactures BIOSORBENS(TM) biofilter media and is a leading supplier of biofilters for air pollution control in municipal and industrial applications, including the recently acquired BIOCUBE(R) modular units. With over 400 installed systems and over ...

The World Economic Forum Announces Technology Pioneers 2008: Mondobiotech Selected

... products and services include identity management on the Internet, understanding of individuals' genetic information, robotic radiosurgery, pollution control materials, low-cost remote diagnosis solutions, virtual interface echnologies, wiki-based projects and next-generation business intelligence ...

Harvard University engineers demonstrate quantum cascade laser nanoantenna

... the wavelength of a particular QCL can be made widely tunable. The range of applications of QC laser based chemical sensors is very broad, including pollution monitoring, chemical sensing, medical diagnostics such as breath analysis, and homeland security. ...

Strong Demand Pushes up Both Prices and Sales Volumes for Dragon's Main Products

... Currently, most 7ACA manufacturers in China still use a chemical process to produce 7ACA, which requires huge capital investments to reduce pollution level. The enzymatic method, however, eliminates the use and disposal of compounds that are toxic and harmful to the environment. It is expected that ...

Report recommends off-site disposal of secondary waste

... operations. Spent activated carbon represents nearly 35 percent of the estimated secondary wastes. Activated carbon beds are used in the pollution abatement filtration systems, which treat the air in the on-site buildings and all gases that emanate from the disposal process. The carbon absorbs ...

Sigma-Aldrich and Lab Manager Magazine Present Webinar On Laboratory Environmental, Health and Safety Compliance Strategies

... In 2003, he led the environmental waste minimization efforts that resulted in the company's St. Louis facility receiving the EPA's Region Seven "2003 pollution Prevention Award". He holds his Bachelor of Science and Masters of Science degrees from Central Missouri State University and has also worked for ...

Report recommends off-site disposal of secondary waste

... operations. Spent activated carbon represents nearly 35 percent of the estimated secondary wastes. Activated carbon beds are used in the pollution abatement filtration systems, which treat the air in the on-site buildings and all gases that emanate from the disposal process. The carbon absorbs ...

Software Company Tackles Energy Shortage Issues

... nuclear, wind, solar or biomass. As they modify the system, they see how pollution and consumer electric bills rise and fall. They also have to make sure ... shows different variables the software allows users to change, affecting pollution emissions, electricity bills and whether or not theres enough power for ...

Wisconsins Businesses Can Become Environmental Leaders

... (three 500-megawatt power plants) and reducing significant amounts of air pollution at the same time. In particular, emerging energy efficiency ... (5) It would have an over-sized impact on the environment by reducing the pollution created by out-dated or even newly built power plants; (6) It could be ...

UW-Stevens Point Professor Receives Patent Approval For New Technology

... warming gases when agricultural pollutants in ground water enter streams; to study natural processes in sediments and wetlands that convert nitrate pollution to harmless nitrogen gas; and to chart the historical degradation of ground water quality over the last 60 years. The ability to easily and ...

Dairy Farm Buys Technology to Turn Manure into Renewable Energy

... in August. Anaerobic digestion systems help animal feeding operations meet Environmental Protection Agency and U .S. Department of Agriculture pollution standards. These agencies have identified animal feeding operations as the greatest contributors to the problem of excess mineral pollutants in water ...

Historic observatory becomes hot property on Lake Geneva

... the wrong buyer. The former powerhouse of American astronomy, finished in 1897, has fallen out of the limelight since 1960 because of atmospheric pollution and new technological devlopments. A single full-time faculty member serves at Yerkes, doing mostly educational outreach. According to the ...
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