The U.S. Coast Guard wants to allow barges filled with fracking wastewater to ply the nation's rivers on their way toward disposal. Many environmentalists are horrified, but industry groups say barge transport has its advantages.
In a key year for the American people’s health and the environment, the nation has expanded clean energy and efficiency and acted against climate change, but further steps are needed to protect our communities and public health in 2014, according to experts at the Natural Resources Defense Council.
An Illinois coal plant operator says it's eager to address an environmental group's claims that the company's ash ponds pollute groundwater.
Starting in January, Daniel Ertel's wastewater processing plant in Williamsport will start churning out commodities: Oil. Methanol. Sodium chloride.
Three U.S. senators have asked a federal agency to check on the safety of an oil pipeline that runs beneath Great Lakes waters. The request was made Wednesday in a letter to the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, part of the U.S. Department of Transportation.
An industrial site in New York City that once was used to process radioactive material, including some sold to the government for the Manhattan Project, is still emitting worrisome radiation and should be designated a Superfund cleanup site, the Environmental Protection Agency said Wednesday.
The Supreme Court indicated Tuesday it could breathe new life into a federal rule requiring states to reduce power plant pollution from the South and Midwest that fouls the air in the eastern U.S. The eight participating justices should issue their decision by late June.
Kurt Mix is charged with two counts of obstruction of justice for allegedly deleting text messages and voicemails about the company's response to its 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill. He has pleaded not guilty.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration said Monday in a release that Rail Car Services was cited for 11 violations at its rail car refurbishing facility in Kansas City, Kan. OSHA says the violations stem from inspections that began after a complaint about fall protection and work done in confined spaces.
Massachusetts and the eight other states that also adopted revisions — Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island and Vermont — are part of the nation's first multi-state "cap-and-trade" program known as the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative.
The age-old jobs-versus-the-environment clash is playing out again, this time in the New Jersey Pinelands, a million-acre spread of protected woods and wetlands that happens to be in the way of a proposed pipeline.
General Motors Corp. is spending $11 million at its Fort Wayne truck assembly plant to create a small power plant that would use landfill gas to supply 40 percent of the factory's electricity.
The new Safestore Vented Chemical Storage Cabinets from Air Science are suitable for storage of noxious or odorous chemicals.
A government panel proposed additional measures to lessen the radioactive water crisis at Japan's crippled nuclear power plant, saying Tuesday that current plans are not enough to prevent the risk of a disaster.
STAHL's new line of light fittings for use in Ex zone 1/21 and 2/22 hazardous areas achieves better energy efficiency and provide approximately 10% more luminous intensity.
Fauske & Associates, LLC (FAI), introduces its new comprehensive, state-of-the-art combustible dust hazards testing lab and education center.
As federal agencies keep an eye on consumer health, food and beverage manufacturers are working independently to make their products healthier, often well ahead of regulatory mandates. The FDA recently announced that it will require the food industry to phase out the use of trans fats.
The five workers injured during a fire at a steel plant in northeastern Ohio have been released from hospitals.
Jury selection is underway in the Justice Department's case against a former BP engineer charged with deleting text messages and voicemails about the company's response to its massive 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
Brooks Instrument has recently updated the SLA5800 and SLAMf model families of digital mass flow meters and controllers to make them easier and more user-friendly to integrate into a wide range of chemical and petrochemical research, laboratory, analytical, life sciences and fuel cell applications.
The MT3809 VA meter, the newest version of Brooks Instrument metal tube VA meter, has been designed to perform effectively in extreme conditions, particularly for chemical, petrochemical, oil, natural gas and LP applications.
The Model ST51 Mass Flow Meter from Fluid Components International (FCI) provides air/gas flow measurement for wastewater digester gas systems.
Three white trucks roll head-to-tail along Route 30 at about 1 mile per hour. Every 250 feet, they stop and slowly lower wood and metal pads to the road, then they shake. Some in the gas industry call this "getting elephants to jump at the same time." These are seismic testing trucks, sending vibrations 20,000 feet deep to get a picture of new areas for shale drilling.
The LEDP5W-18R LED Light Bar from Larson Electronics produces over 8,000 lumens of light output and can withstand abusive conditions in construction, marine and industrial environments.
GrayWolf introduces remote, cloud-based access and control of any of its WiFi enabled AdvancedSense, WolfPack or DirectSense meters for portable and semi-permanent monitoring of gases, particulates, pressure, humidity and temperature.