A pilot program will test the ability of proprietary enzyme technologies to reduce the environmental impact of industrial byproducts.
Manufacturers that use welding in their operations should get ready to meet this year's notification deadlines for Clean Air Act emission regulation.
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The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality settled air and water quality violations with the company at a cost of $312,000, part of which will pay for the company's environmental management system.
The state agency says that burning trash and landfilling or burning recyclable materials are prohibited by state law.
EPA streamlines regulations for car and truck fuel conversion systems with new options that encourage innovation and maintain air quality protections.
The Northeast States for Coordinated Air Use Management has released a report that claims pollution control technologies are available and already at work in many plants.
Although the long-term health effects are not known, soldiers stationed in Iraq don't have the protection of air quality and toxic heavy metals regulations.
EPA has updated its emissions and generation database, or eGrid, with 2007 data, allowing users to access the information using ZIP codes.
The Clean Energy Group, which is a coalition of electric power companies, has reviewed the proposal and says the rule allows for some compliance flexibility.
Researchers found that breathing a level of ozone at 0.06 parts per million (ppm), which is below the current U.S. standard of 0.075 ppm, can decrease lung function in healthy young adults.
Coal-fired units would be replaced with natural gas-fired units at the Burnsville, Minn., facility.
The rule reportedly eliminates 20 years of uncertainty related to emissions of mercury, arsenic, chromium, nickel and acid gas emissions.
McIlvaine estimates the investment in clean air technology will be more than $21 billion.
The assessment shows that between 1990 and 2005, air toxic emissions were reduced by about 42 percent from industrial and mobile sources.
Eighteen months after his appointment, Rubinstein earns Senate approval and pledges to practice responsible stewardship and grow the economy.
New Haven, Conn., chemical manufacturer H. Krevit and Co. will spend $36,000 on emergency response equipment for the fire department as part of the settlement in a right-to-know case.
Used under limited circumstances, the rule would allow the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection to waive strict compliance when such action would not compromise the environment or public health.
The research centers will explore the health impacts on children and older citizens to determine which health effects occur at different life stages.
According to Parkson, the fog creates a chemical reaction that reduces or eliminates odorous compounds as well as operating costs.
The agency said it expects to have the reporting tool available by this summer.