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Scientists: Fish Sick where BP's Oil Spill Hit

April 18, 2012 12:53 pm | by USA Today | Videos | Comments

Two years after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, scientists are finding trouble in the oiled Gulf of Mexico: fish with lesions and evidence of contamination. 

Is Fracking Regulation Effective?

April 18, 2012 12:50 pm | by CNN | Videos | Comments

At Fortune's Brainstorm Green conference, a panel debates whether fracking can be regulated without hurting the economy.  

Startup Targets Fracking Water Filtration

April 11, 2012 11:28 am | Videos | Comments

A startup company has pioneered a mobile way to filter wastewater from hydraulic fracturing so that the water can be reused.  


Rivertop Renewables Begins Contract Manufacturing

April 10, 2012 9:11 am | Articles | Comments

Rivertop Renewables, a Montana-based renewable chemicals company, has successfully scaled its patented process technology from the lab to pilot manufacturing.

Helping to Boost Sustainable Performance

April 9, 2012 7:46 am | Articles | Comments

The Drive to Zero program achieved its goal of reducing DuPont Building Innovations’ environmental footprint from 81 million pounds of landfill waste annually to zero in only three years.

More Volume than Any Other Glove Bag

April 4, 2012 12:58 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Air Science recently unveiled its Purair Flex film isolator with more volume, versatile tapered sleeve/glove choices, easy setup and several safety options.

A Greener Playtime for Chinese Toys

March 27, 2012 12:26 pm | by CNN | Videos | Comments

A toy factory in Shenzhen, China has masterminded an ambitious plan to cut carbon emissions and reduce energy usage while still maintaining efficient manufacturing processes.  

The Future of Energy Efficiency

March 27, 2012 10:28 am | Product Releases | Comments

Harper International, a world leader in thermal processing solutions for advanced materials, has launched Beacon™, a ground-breaking new program.


Q&A: Energizing Wastewater Treatment

March 26, 2012 6:05 am | by Henry Charrabé, president and CEO of RWL Water | Articles | Comments

Today’s best practices in water treatment focus on achieving operational efficiencies, energy reduction, environmental impact minimization and waste-to-energy solutions. 

Flexibility in Vibratory Equipment Placement

March 22, 2012 11:49 am | Product Releases | Comments

The Witte Co. offers optional vibration isolators on its vibrating fluid bed dryers, coolers, screeners, pellet classifiers, conveyors and other machinery.

Leading by Example: Green it Like You Mean it

March 20, 2012 8:53 am | Blogs | Comments

There are many ways to kick-start your green initiative at work and operate your business in an eco-friendly and sustainable way.

Workers: Ban Shop Towels that Retain Toxic Metals

March 19, 2012 10:42 am | Articles | Comments

In a recent survey, nearly four in five manufacturing workers agreed that shop towels should be banned if they are not 100-percent free of hazardous materials after laundering.

Can Shale Gas Create a Manufacturing Renaissance?

March 15, 2012 5:23 am | Blogs | Comments

The abundance of shale gas resources may spark a U.S. manufacturing renaissance with economic benefits that include cost savings, greater investments to expand manufacturing facilities and increased employment.


Are Land Owners in the Dark on Well Violations?

March 14, 2012 10:01 am | Videos | Comments

CNN reports that many land owners are unaware that gas-drilling wells on their land have had various violations.  

Fast Conversion to 40,000 PSI

March 13, 2012 8:29 am | Product Releases | Comments

NLB has expanded the operating range of its 125 Series convertible water jet pump units to include ultra-high pressures.

Slamming the Door on Energy Loss

March 12, 2012 12:16 pm | by WALT SWIETLIK, Rite Hite Holding Corp. | Articles | Comments

With more shipments going in and out, dock doors are opened more frequently, allowing heated or cooled air to get out, and potentially hazardous elements to get in.

Plastic Bottles Get Stylish

March 7, 2012 10:09 am | by ABC News | Videos | Comments

Bionic Yarn turns plastic waste into reusable material, offering the world a fashionable way to salvage discarded plastic.  

The Environmental Evolution of a Manufacturing Firm

March 7, 2012 5:57 am | by RACHEL ROGERS | Articles | Comments

Environmental responsibility has evolved in the last 20 years from something imposed by regulators to a way of life embraced by companies and celebrated as a differentiator.

Green Code Now Allows Air Curtains

February 28, 2012 11:28 am | by BERNER INTERNATIONAL CORP. | Articles | Comments

Specifying air curtains as energy-saving, cost-cutting alternatives to vestibules in 3,000-square-foot buildings and larger has been a recent trend.

Behind the Orange Juice Scare

February 27, 2012 7:18 am | by BEN ENGLAND, Founder & CEO, | Blogs | Comments

Trace amounts of the fungicide carbendazin were recently found in domestic and imported orange juice, and the EPA has no established tolerance level of it. Now what?

Quit Being Such a Pig!

February 22, 2012 7:54 am | Product Releases | Comments

New Pig recently unveiled its PIG® truck-mount spill kit to ensure that you are prepared for leaks and spills at fuel islands and other spill-prone areas.

How to Relieve a Fracking Headache -- Removing Oil from Water

February 21, 2012 9:50 am | Articles | Comments

Oil skimming is an environmentally responsible way for wastewater treatment plant operators to remove trace amounts of oil from fracking wastewater prior to its disposal.

Fume Hood Findings

February 17, 2012 5:38 am | by MIKE AUERBACH, Editor in Chief, Pharmaceutical Processing | Articles | Comments

What lab or research facility would be complete without a fume hood? To find out how recent trends have impacted these products, Pharmaceutical Processing spoke with several industry experts.  

Dust Collector Handles Heavy Loading

February 16, 2012 9:43 am | Product Releases | Comments

Sly has specially adapted its STJ-3215-10 pulse jet dust collector to vent a sand and aggregate fluid bed dryer operating at 140°F.

High-Pressure Processing to Meet Consumer Demands

February 14, 2012 10:31 am | by JUSTIN SEGEL, CEO, American Pasteurization Co. | Articles | Comments

As an effective, uniform post-packaging kill step, high-pressure processing inactivates spoilage bacteria and pathogens, such as listeria, E. coli and salmonella.

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