World’s Water Professionals Gather in Chicago to Tackle Pressing Water Quality Challenges
With lead and other challenging water quality issues in daily headlines, more than 12,000 water professionals are gathering in Chicago this week to explore solutions during the American Water Works Association’s Annual Conference and Exposition.

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The company has agreed to spend approximately $7 million to improve environmental measures at its brewery operations after it allegedly discharged pollutants into the Greater Pottsville Area Sewer Authority municipal wastewater treatment plant. Yuengling will also pay a $2.8 million penalty.

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Save the Date! The Value of Water Coalition Announces 2nd Annual Day of Action
Imagine: no water to drink. Together we generated more than 6 million impressions on social media. We're hoping to make an even bigger impact in 2016.

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AEREON Acquired Select Assets of Abutec on June 13, 2016
Raquel Rimbach the editor of "Pollution Equipment News interviewed Michael Hainsworth, President and CEO of AEREON to discussed the recent acquisition of select assets of Abutec. According to Mr. Hainsworth the assets that were acquired were the Abutec brand, burner technology and Quad O Certified Enclosed Combustors that are used across the U.S. Shale Basins.

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EPA, BP reach agreement to resolve water and air violations at Whiting Refinery
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced that BP Products North America Inc. has agreed to take steps to reduce an estimated 23,500 pounds of pollution annually from its petroleum refinery in Whiting, Indiana, and pay more than $275,000 in civil penalties to resolve alleged violations of the Clean Water Act and Clean Air Act. Located on the southwestern shore of Lake Michigan, BP operates the nation’s sixth largest petroleum refinery, producing up to 430,000 barrels of oil a day.<

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New ASTM Standard Supports Security of Oil Storage Tanks
A new ASTM International standard will help deter trespassing on properties with many oil storage tanks, known as tank farms. The guide (E2942, Guide for Security of Tank Farm Installations for Compliance with Spill Prevention, Control and Countermeasure Plan (SPCC) Regulations) will help property owners identify fencing and lighting to protect these areas.<

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Water professionals, regulators and experts to discuss lead at AWWA's Annual Conference & Exposition in Chicago
Water professionals, regulators and public health experts will assemble at the American Water Works Association’s Annual Conference & Exposition at Chicago’s McCormick Place Convention Center June 20-22 to discuss federal and state lead policies, Lead and Copper Rule revisions and lead service line replacement developments.

Several events at the conference will also focus on the ongoing lead issues in Flint, Mich.

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EPA awards $465,000 to Navajo Nation for water monitoring in the San Juan River
During the week of June 6th 2016, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency awarded the Navajo Nation Environmental Protection Agency $465,000 for water quality monitoring in the San Juan River.

This funding is in addition to $1 million awarded in October for water quality monitoring and ecological restoration activities throughout the Reservation.

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EPA Releases First-Ever Standards to Cut Methane Emissions from the Oil and Gas Sector
As a further step in the Obama Administration’s commitment to take action on climate change and protect public health, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is announcing comprehensive steps to address methane emissions from both new and existing sources in the oil and gas sector. For new, modified and reconstructed sources, EPA is finalizing a set of standards that will reduce methane, volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and toxic air emissions in the oil and natural gas industry. EPA is also starting the process to control emissions from existing sources by issuing for public comment an Information Collection Request (ICR) that requires companies to provide the information that will be necessary for EPA to reduce methane emissions from existing oil and gas sources.

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EPA Finalizes Agreement with New York City on Combined Sewer Overflow Tank Design
On June 9, 2016 the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized an agreement with the City of New York that secures the design of the larger of two combined sewage and storm water overflow (CSO) retention tanks, which are key components of the Gowanus Canal cleanup, including both the tank’s size and location. It also requires New York City to undertake activities to prepare that location for the tank installation and to pay EPA’s oversight costs. Prior to finalizing the agreement with New York City, the EPA accepted comments from the public for 45 days and attended two Brooklyn community meetings to explain the proposal. A response to the public comments has been issued with the final order

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NewAge® Industries Celebrates Five Years as a Solar Powered Manufacturer
Released on June 1st 2016 a plastic tubing manufacturer NewAge Industries will observe the fifth anniversary of its rooftop solar panel array and green power system. The array, consisting of over 4,000 solar panels, generates one megawatt of electricity annually.

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GE’s Gas Engine and Biosolids Technology Selected for New UK ‘Eco Park’ Waste-to-Biogas Project
On June 1, 2016 GE announced that global engineering and construction company M+W group has selected its Jenbacher gas engines and Monsal*advanced anaerobic digestion system for Surrey County Council’s new “Eco Park” waste treatment and biogas-to-energy facility being built by SUEZ Recycling and Recovery U.K. in Shepperton, Surrey, England. The two low-NOx gas engines are being provided by Clarke Energy, GE’s authorized distributor of Jenbacher gas engines. GE made the announcement at the IFAT trade fair that took place May 30-June 3, 2016, in Munich.

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WEFTEC® 2016
Creating the Future of Water, September 24-28, in New Orleans, is THE event for water quality professionals from around the world. Experience comprehensive education with 29 workshops, 130 technical sessions, and nearly 1,000 exhibiting companies in the pursuit for the advancement and transformation of the water sector.

During Analytica 2016 which took place in Munich Germany on May 10 -13, 2016, a total of 1,244 exhibitors from 40 countries presented their product innovations including a number of world premieres to some 35,000 visitors at analytica. There was a considerable increase in the share of exhibitors and visitors from abroad.

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Paris Agreement Signed by 175 Parties on April 22, 2016
On April 22, 2016, the Paris Agreement was signed and support by 175 parties (174 countries and the European Union).

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Product Showcase
CORNCOB II is an advanced HVCF dynamic-disc membrane filtration system. It effectively separates water/wastewater/liquids to molecular degrees. It can handle solids without pretreatment, uses less energy to achieve self-cleaning during operation, and offers undiluted solids while adding no chemicals/additives.   
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The GX-6000 is a game changer that simultaneously monitors up to six gases. It has a strong internal sample pump, man-down alarm, panic alarm, an LED flashlight and a large auto-rotating LCD display. The GX-6000 operates as a single-gas PID or a multifunctional tool utilizing all six channels. It is designed for the nastiest environments with a water-resistant enclosure. Has an IP-67 rating. With vibration and loud audible alarm, GX-6000 will easily alert users.   

International Polymer Solutions Inc. ("IPS") manufactures high-purity valves and plastic devices for applications requiring engineered performance using PTFE, PFA, PVDF, PEEK, Polypropylene, PVC and other specialized polymers.

Our polymer valves, air cylinders, spray guns, fittings and connectors are ideal for use in the Pollution Equipment Industry.

Our products can also be found in the Semiconductor, Biomedical, Pharmaceutical, Industrial Sanitation, and General Chemical Industries where we supply custom fabricated tanks, manifolds, and cabinets to fit our client's application.
International Polymer Solutions Inc.

Assmann’s full line of crosslink or linear polyethylene tanks store corrosive and hazardous materials. Available in various capacities and colors, these tanks provide low temperature impact resistance and are U.V. stabilized. Linear polyethylene tanks are certified to NSF/ANSI Standard 61 and high-density crosslink resin tanks are certified for chemical storage. ISO 9001:2008 Certified.
WHIRL-PAK Wastewater Thio-Bag Meets NELAC Standards. Bags can be frozen to any temperature Sterile 100 ml capacity.   
Hangerlok is a line of thermoplastic supports and hangers for electrical conduit and mechanical pipe applications. Corrosion and UV resistant, Hangerlok auto-locking design makes installations easier and faster. Accessories stainless steel 304. 3/8 inch - 4 inch diameters. Made in USA. Approved: UL2239. Free Sample kit by opening the link. No form to be completed.    
Join WEF in New Orleans, Louisiana for WEFTEC 2016, September 24th-28th. Experience high-quality, comprehensive education such as 29 workshops, 130 technical sessions, 16 mobile sessions on the exhibit floor, facility tours and so much more! And remember, WEF Members save on their WEFTEC registration! Become a WEF Member today to get the Best Rate by July 15th.    
Constructed of fire-resistant Arctic-Shield fabric, certified Insta-Berms are designed for long duration fuel exposure that may occur if a fuel spill were to happen at a remote site that is unmanned. Impermeable to fuel and hydrocarbons, these berms will operate, without malfunction, in temperature extremes from +120F (+49C) to -50F (-46C) and are suitable for use with Jet A, Jet B, JP-1, JP-4, JP-8, Kerosene, Avgas, diesel and gasoline fuels. Meets EPA regulation 40CFR112.7
The Make a BIG IMPACT on your water quality sampling and profiling. Put the advanced digital sampling technology of the YSI ProDSS in the palm of your hand.   
Durable Superthane® polyurethane tubing, available in both ether and ester formulations, resists oils, fuels, greases, chemicals, moisture, fungi, UV radiation and more. The transparent tubing handles liquids, gases or granular materials. Naturally flexible for close-in bending no plasticizers. Made in USA. Request a sample.   
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