Industrial News

  1. Notorious Cancer-Causing Solvent TCE Taints Tap Water For 14 Million Americans
    7/24/2018

    Tap water supplies for more than 14 million Americans are contaminated with a cancer-causing industrial solvent made notorious by the book and film “A Civil Action,” according to an Environmental Working Group investigation released recently.

  2. ABB Launches New LMS200 Magnetic Level Gauge Switch
    7/24/2018

    ABB recently announced the release of an innovative magnetic level gauge switch that enhances the level measurement and control solution for a wide variety of industrial applications in oil & gas, chemical and power generation.

  3. Trace Pollutants In The Water: Which Clarification Techniques Help Fish?
    7/24/2018

    Pollutants in rivers and lakes can pose a threat to aquatic organisms, even in small lanes. This environmental issue has become more publicized in the past decade.

  4. Endress+Hauser Introduces The Memosens CCS50D Chlorine Dioxide Sensor
    7/24/2018

    Endress+Hauser is developing a new platform for disinfection sensors. The new Memosens CCS50D chlorine dioxide sensor supports safe and effective disinfection for clean drinking water, pathogen-free cooling water and high-quality process water.

  5. U.S. EPA Settles With Two Goodyear, Ariz.-Based Facilities Over Clean Water Act Violations
    7/24/2018

    Recently, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced settlements with two Goodyear, Ariz.-based companies to resolve Clean Water Act (CWA) violations.

  6. State Improves Regulations To Prevent Leaks From Underground Tanks
    7/23/2018

    Washington has strengthened its regulations to prevent leaks from the 9,000 underground storage tanks that have 3 billion gallons of fuel pass through them each year.

  7. EPA Signs MOU With New Mexico To Explore Wastewater Reuse Options In Oil And Natural Gas Industry
    7/19/2018

    Recently, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the State of New Mexico to clarify the existing regulatory and permitting frameworks related to the way wastewater from oil and natural gas extraction activities can be re-used, recycled, and renewed for other purposes.

  8. OriginClear Launches Modular Water Treatment Division
    7/19/2018

    OriginClear Inc. (OTC/QB: OCLN), a leading provider of water treatment solutions, today announced Modular Water Systems (www.modularwater.com), its new division that offers a unique product line of prefabricated water treatment systems.

  9. Two Faces Offer Limitless Possibilities
    7/19/2018

    Named for the mythical god with two faces, Janus membranes — double-sided membranes that serve as gatekeepers between two substances — have emerged as a material with potential industrial uses. Creating two distinct "faces" on these delicate surfaces, however, is a process fraught with challenges.

  10. Oil And Gas Wastewater Wells Disproportionately Located In Lower Income Communities In Ohio, Yale School Of Public Health Study Finds
    7/19/2018

    Hydraulic fracturing or “fracking” wells used to procure natural gas produce large amounts of wastewater, which may contain toxic and radioactive compounds. The wastewater per well, ranging from 2 million to14 million liters, is most commonly injected underground where it has the potential to contaminate water supplies used by people and animals.