Emerson Process Management has introduced the Fisher brand i2P-100 electro-pneumatic transducer to assist oil and gas production facilities in meeting EPA emission control and reporting requirements.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has scheduled five public hearings on proposals to control emissions from a coal-fired power plant on the Navajo Nation. The hearings are set to begin Tuesday in LeChee and Page.
Hastelloy pressure sensors from American Sensor Technologies meet industry standards for measuring speciality chemicals and gases in both hazardous and non-hazardous environments.
The M120 Mini Temperature/Humidity Meter from Anaheim Scientific measures relative humidity and temperature in industrial and laboratory environments.
Officials from the EPA will sit down in Dallas to hear from the public about reducing carbon pollution from power plants. An EPA report says pollution that contributes to climate change declined 4.5 percent nationwide last year, but Texas still leads in carbon dioxide emissions.
GF Piping Systems introduces the Signet 2610-41 Optical Dissolved Oxygen Sensor featuring expanded communication protocol capabilities for a wide variety of applications.
New York voters have approved a proposal for an Adirondack mineral company to expand its Essex County pit mine onto 200 acres of state-owned land in exchange for 1,500 acres elsewhere. NYCO Minerals Inc. says it will restore the 200 acres and return it to the state in about 10 years.
Featuring an integrated resistance temperature detector, this temperature sensor from TURCK combines the display, process connection and RTD all in a single device.
The U.S. Coast Guard is seeking public comments on a proposal that would allow barges to transport shale gas wastewater. The wastewater is a byproduct of the drilling process, and it can include both man-made chemicals and naturally occurring heavy metals and radiation.
The European Commission's energy chief says the bloc's executive arm will present a proposal on mandatory disaster insurance for nuclear power plants in coming weeks.
A reactor that was shut down for refueling Sept. 30 at the Beaver Valley Nuclear Power Station in western Pennsylvania has been restarted and is expected to reach full capacity in the next week.
Mystaire is pleased to announce the release of Aura ductless chemical fume hoods. Each hood has advanced safety monitoring and controls and is ASHRAE 110 tested.
Tectorius is pleased to present Vibra-Stop thread locker, sealant and anti-vibration compound in an aerosol spray.
A new lawsuit claims the Louisiana Department of Natural Resources violated state law and its own guidelines when it approved a permit for a new coal exporting facility that is adjacent to a Mississippi River diversion project aimed at replenishing coastal wetlands with river sediment.
FloLevel Technologies launches a new self-cleaning acoustic level and flow analyzer for Flotation Cells.
A spokesman for Shell Alaska says the company will submit an Arctic offshore exploration plan sometime over the next few weeks, but hasn't decided whether it will move forward with drilling next year. Shell drilled in both the Chukchi and the Beaufort Seas in 2012, but suffered serious setbacks.
As a centerpiece of its Olympic bid, Russia trumpeted a Zero Waste program that promised the cleanest games ever, saying it would refrain from dumping construction waste. However, during a visit last week, The AP found that Russia's state-owned rail monopoly is dumping tons of construction waste into an illegal landfill. The country's $51 billion budget for the Olympics contains no provisions for treating construction waste.
Benko Products announces Husky Cold Boxes and Air Conditioners, compact and portable cooling units suitable for plants with limited floor space.
The Strahman M-200TS Thermostatically Controlled Mixing Unit allows the user to set the exact output water temperature desired from 80°F to 160°F.
The Multi-Trap Vacuum Inlet Trap, from MV Products, is designed to protect central source vacuum systems in hospitals, university science buildings and research facilities.
The facility will be able to process 120 million cubic feet of gas a day from local oil wells. Many of those wells were just recently drilled into the Niobrara Shale underlying eastern Wyoming. The plant would remove natural gas liquids from the gas byproduct of local oil production.
While the leak was small and quickly dissipated, the shipper will not resume loading operations until the leaking pipeline has been repaired. The section where the leak occurred was not underwater but is encased in cement. It was discovered by the company's 24-hour monitoring team.
DuPont has reached a proposed agreement to settle alleged Clean Air Act violations at its Washington Works Plant near Parkersburg, West Virginia. The EPA said that the company has agreed to pay an $800,000 fine and implement several emissions safeguards. The penalty will be divided equally between the United States and West Virginia.
The maker of Sriracha hot sauce is under fire for allegedly fouling the air around its Southern California factory. The city of Irwindale filed a lawsuit in Los Angeles Superior Court asking a judge to stop production at the Huy Fong Foods factory, claiming the chili odor emanating from the plant is a public nuisance.
Like other innovations spurred by a combination of technology development and government mandates, solid state lighting presents a real triple bottom line scenario – good for the planet, good for profit and good for end users. This scenario is already playing out with LEDs and manufacturers play a key role in making sure LED adoption will hit its full potential.