Industrial News

  1. EPA Reopens Public Comment Period On Plan To Clean Up Contamination At The Universal Oil Products Superfund Site In East Rutherford, N.J.

    On December 10, 2018, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed an interim cleanup plan to address sediment contaminated with polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in the waterways at the Universal Oil Products Superfund Site, which is located next to Berry’s Creek.

  2. PolyCera Membranes Receive FDA Approval For Use In Food Processing Applications As Well As Certification To NSF/ANSI 61

    PolyCera, Inc., which designs and manufactures innovative membrane technology solutions serving the global water, wastewater and process separation markets, announces that, after rigorous testing, its Hydro flat sheet membrane has been approved by the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) for use in food processing applications.

  3. Water Reclamation Facility Upgrades Yield Big Results

    Recently, at an event at the Water Reclamation Facility (WRF), Mayor Dan Horrigan and City officials announced the early completion and subsequent cost savings and additional environmental benefits of the Step Feed Phase 2 project.

  4. CAST Paper Explores Long-Term Impacts Of Aquifer Depletion On U.S. Agriculture

    The increased competition for the use of water from aquifers may negatively affect future agricultural practices in drier regions of the United States, suggests the latest paper released by the Council for Agricultural Science and Technology.

  5. Eaton Names Kerry Tingley Vice President And General Manager, Industrial Controls Division, Electrical Sector

    Power management company Eaton announced recently that Kerry Tingley has been named vice president and general manager of its Industrial Controls Division, effective March 1.

  6. New Membrane Water Treatment System To Reduce Toxic Waste And Waste Disposal Cost By Over 90 Percent

    A new pilot plant to treat industrial wastewater is being built that could potentially reduce the amount of liquid waste by over 90 percent.

  7. Toray Develops Fine Separation, High Water Permeability Technology For PVDF Ultrafiltration Membrane (UF)

    Toray Industries, Inc. recently announced that it has developed a new polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF) ultrafiltration (UF) membrane with fine separation and high water permeability properties.

  8. Georgia Power To Begin Dewatering At Plant Branch

    Georgia Power today announced that the dewatering process at Plant Branch is scheduled to begin on March 4.

  9. BM TRADA Certifies World First AWS Platinum Status

    BM TRADA, part of the Element Group, has provided Australia’s leading poultry producer, Inghams Group Limited (Ingham’s), with the world’s first Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) Platinum certification for addressing sustainability in water management.

  10. Pharmaceutical Residues In Fresh Water Pose A Growing Environmental Risk

    Over the past 20 years, concentrations of pharmaceuticals have increased in freshwater sources all over the world, as research by environmental experts at Radboud University has revealed.