Miners gathering in Florida for annual conference
The Florida Section of the Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration Inc. (FLSME) is pleased to be hosting the 31st Annual Regional Mining Conference, October 12-13, 2016 at the Lakeland Center in Lakeland, Florida. The 2016 conference theme is “Mining for Life” and provides a forum for mining, chemical processing, reclamation and environmental experts from around the world to exchange technical information and ideas.



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EPA Settlement with Vita Craft to Result in Zero Emissions of PCE at Shawnee, Kan., Facility
As part of a settlement with EPA, Vita Craft Corporation of Shawnee, Kansas will install equipment to completely eliminate emissions of the hazardous air pollutant perchloroethylene (PCE) from its facility, which is beyond what the company is required to do by law.



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EPA Awards $4.5 Million to Advance Air Monitoring Technology
On August 9, 2016, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced grants to six research organizations to develop and use low-cost air pollution sensor technology, while engaging communities to learn about their local air quality.



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Homes to Have Vapor Mitigation Systems Installed At No Cost to Homeowners
EPA Region 7 estimates as many as 25 homes in a neighborhood of central Washington, Mo., could ultimately have free protective vapor mitigation systems installed, under terms of an order issued to SV Land, LLC, the owner of a former manufacturing property where industrial chemical solvents have polluted soil and shallow groundwater.



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Air Pollution in Rio has an annual average PM 10 reading of 51 per cubic meter of air.
With the Summer Olympics right around the corner, the host city, Rio de Janeiro, faces scrutiny about its environmental pollution. According to a recent Reuters article, the air quality in Rio de Janeiro is not within limits set by the World Health Organization (WHO.) Rio's air has exceed the WHO's annual limit for particulate matter (PM) 10 by two or thee times, according to data compiled since 2008.



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Public Invited to Comment on Water Quality Standards for Copper
The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality(DEQ) is now accepting public comments on proposed rule amendments.

The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality will be proposing amendments to its administrative rules at OAR 340-041-0033, -8033, concerning water quality standards for copper.





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EPA and Oklahoma Officials Celebrate 50 years of Scientific Research and Development
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Robert S. Kerr Environmental Research Center, recognizing a half-century of scientific excellence, and contributions to environmental research and technology.



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SWANA Welcomes New Director of Membership
The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) is pleased to welcome Darryl Walter as the organization’s new Director of Membership.



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EPA Issues Final Rule to Protect the Public from Exposure to Formaldehyde
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) moves to reduce exposure to formaldehyde vapors from certain wood products produced domestically or imported into the United States.



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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.   
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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.
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The 2880-LT monitors product levels to provide a proportional level signal for pumps, alarms, and controlled surface interfaces. It provides a 4-20mA output signal, and is easy to use with a quick calibration set-up with 2 points anywhere along the probe. It has a sensing, explosion proof probe head, which can be used in hazardous locations. Available certifications include UL, CSA, or IEC 61010. For more information, please contact Arjay Engineering.


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WHIRL-PAK Wastewater Thio-Bag Meets NELAC Standards. Bags can be frozen to any temperature Sterile 100 ml capacity.   
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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.    
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