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Environmental Impact, Part 2

September 13, 2012 12:50 pm | by JOEL HANS, Managing Editor, | Articles | Comments

Perhaps most fascinating about Linetec is when the company invested in some of its biggest projects, making more than 15 significant investments since the beginning of 2009.

Food vs. Fuel: Dating Your Feedstock, but Never Marrying, Part 2

September 12, 2012 12:14 pm | by JIM LANE, Editor & Publisher, Biofuels Digest | Blogs | Comments

To us, energy diversity is the solution -- and diversification the strategy -- and scientists and entrepreneurs must ultimately solve the debate by ending the need for it.

Food vs. Fuel: Dating Your Feedstock, but Never Marrying, Part 1

September 12, 2012 9:53 am | by JIM LANE, Editor & Publisher, Biofuels Digest | Blogs | Comments

With the U.S. drought, food vs. fuel has returned as a contentious issue. What alternatives are scientists and entrepreneurs developing to take us beyond the old debate?


Tough on Grease, Easy on the Environment

September 12, 2012 9:48 am | Product Releases | Comments

CR Brands Inc.’s Mean Green® industrial-strength cleaner and degreaser features a unique blend of biodegradable detergents, specially formulated for challenging pressure-washing applications.

Robotic Fish Help Monitor Waters

September 12, 2012 8:50 am | Videos | Comments

MIT researchers are refining robotic fish technology, which may be useful for detecting chemical and oil contamination in our waters.  

Environmental Impact, Part 1

September 11, 2012 11:56 am | by JOEL HANS, Managing Editor, | Articles | Comments

Linetec has consistently and eagerly moved toward reducing its environmental impact through dozens of projects, reducing volatile organic compounds, waste, excess heat and energy.

The Human Touch

September 5, 2012 7:04 am | by MIKE AUERBACH, Editor in Chief, Pharmaceutical Processing | Blogs | Comments

In addition to ubiquitous hand sanitizer placement, cruise ships station a person outside every eating area extolling the virtues of, and cajoling people to use, sanitizing stations.

A Clean Sweep

August 28, 2012 1:03 pm | by LINDSEY COBLENTZ, Associate Editor, Food Manufacturing | Articles | Comments

As processing facilities become more automated, more manufacturers are using clean-in-place systems to enhance safety, maintenance, consistency and sustainability.


A Solution to an Acidic Situation

August 28, 2012 12:55 pm | Product Releases | Comments

New Pig Corp. presents the PIG® battery acid spill kit in a see-through bin to neutralize and clean up battery acid spills quickly.

The Pollution Plane Monitoring Britain's Smog

August 21, 2012 12:05 pm | Videos | Comments

The largest scientific investigation ever mounted into Britain's air pollution is under way in London -- both on theground and in the skies above the capital.

Process Control Helps Shop Keep Cool

August 17, 2012 1:37 pm | by ERIN HSU, Senior Copywriter, Big Ass Fans | Articles | Comments

Braum’s Ice Cream employees turned to a dozen industrial box fans for cooling, but their noise level, airflow and space requirements left a lot to be desired.

Containment Trends Flex to Support Safety

August 16, 2012 10:19 am | by Jonnatha Mayberry, Associate Editor, Chem.Info | Articles | Comments

When it comes to containment, manufacturers don’t ask “why?” but rather, “how?” A wide variety of options are available, and manufacturers must choose the right system while adhering to new industry guidelines.

Processing Snags & Solutions

August 9, 2012 12:09 pm | by Chem.Info | Articles | Comments

Chem.Info has teamed up with industry experts in order to help answer your processing-related questions!


An Arresting Spark Arrestor

August 3, 2012 12:55 pm | Chem Info | Product Releases | Comments

Camfil Farr APC introduces a new spark arrestor to protect its Gold Series® cartridge dust and fume collection systems.

Selecting a Pest Management Professional

July 26, 2012 1:10 pm | by PATRICIA HOTTEL, Technical Director, McCloud Services | Articles | Comments

Chemically based service protocols have been replaced by multifaceted approaches using both non-chemical and chemical tools, or integrated pest management.

Replacing the Whole Barrel of Oil

July 25, 2012 12:18 pm | by STEPHEN J. GATTO, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Myriant Corp. | Blogs | Comments

There is overwhelming evidence in support of replacing the whole barrel of oil by focusing on the need for bio-based chemicals policy now.

Ethanol-Maker Sees Green in Field-Grown Fuel

July 20, 2012 11:36 am | by EMERY P. DALESIO, AP Business Writer | Articles | Comments

Chemtex can get an abundant supply of feedstock as hog farmers grow fuel plants on land used to absorb the dirty, but nutrient-rich water from waste-holding lagoons.

Really Green Jeans

July 20, 2012 7:14 am | Articles | Comments

An emerging greener chemistry process, called Advanced Denim, can produce a pair of jeans using up to 92 percent less water and up to 30 percent less energy than conventional denim manufacturing methods.

READy? Renewable Energy Action on Deployment

July 18, 2012 11:14 am | Blogs | Comments

"The International Energy Agency calculated that any dollar of investment we don’t invest now in low-carbon solutions will cost us $4.30 later to compensate for increased emissions."

Arctic Drilling Raises Spill Concerns

July 17, 2012 9:31 am | Videos | Comments

Plans to begin offshore oil drilling are raising concerns about the possibility of oil spills in a unique environment.   

Supporting Bahrain’s Oil & Gas Industry

July 16, 2012 1:37 pm | Articles | Comments

ZeeWeed hollow-fiber ultrafiltration technology, combined with biological treatment, is the way to handle complex wastewater because it consistently produces quality effluent.

Revolutionizing Septage Receiving

July 13, 2012 12:10 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Enviro-Care and SAVI S.r.l. introduce the Flo-Septage Station DM as the first piece of equipment that has been designed specifically for septage receiving.

Now We Know: Stuxnet R US

July 12, 2012 11:35 am | Blogs | Comments

Now that we have told the world that we are participating in cyberwarfare, we should not cry foul if our own computer systems fall victim to a low-budget, focused attack.

Fracking Poll: Precaution over Politics

July 11, 2012 12:48 pm | by CATSKILL CITIZENS FOR SAFE ENERGY | Blogs | Comments

The majority of New York voters think that Gov. Cuomo should “wait for all necessary health and environmental studies to be completed before opening the state to fracking.”

A Planet-Friendly, Power Picker-Upper

July 10, 2012 6:18 am | by JIM LANE, Editor & Publisher, Biofuels Digest | Articles | Comments

Bio-Aabsorb Micro N soaks up to one gallon of oil for every pound of absorbent material, and is filled with oil-eating microbes that break down 98 percent of oil spills.

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