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Energy Storage Systems Created with Graphite and Water

Researchers at the Monash University Department of Materials Engineering are working on a new system of energy storage.  The system would consist of graphite and water and have the ability to perform much like lithium ion batteries, but with a … Continue reading

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NESHAP for Area Sources – Iron & Steel Foundries

Most of the National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAPs) promulgated to date apply to major sources emitting at least 10 tons per year of an individual HAP or 25 tons per year of total HAP. EPA has recently … Continue reading

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Homeland Security Deadline Fast Approaching

On Tuesday, November 20, the final Appendix A to the Chemical Facility Anti-terrorism standards (CFATS) was issued in the Federal Register by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Facilities that possess greater than the Screening Threshold Quantity (STQ) of any … Continue reading

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Residual Risk: NESHAP for Petroleum Refineries

In 1995 the Petroleum Refinery National Emissions Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP) was finalized. EPA has been evaluating the risk remaining after this date and has issued a proposed regulation on September 4th, 2007 to address this residual risk. … Continue reading

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New Homeland Security Rules May Apply To You

On Friday, November 2, the federal Department of Homeland Security (DHS) released (through a pre-publication notice) the final Appendix A to the Chemical Facility Anti-terrorism Standards (CFATS). This Appendix is the List of Chemicals of Interest and associated screening threshold … Continue reading

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State Specific News – October 2007

Get bored looking through all those news updates from your state? We’ve done it for you! Below are what we felt were the significant regulatory updates for the past month. New Jersey: Freshwater Wetlands Protection Act rules: On September 4, … Continue reading

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Are you Prepared to meet the new Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards?

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has introduced a new interim final rule that imposes comprehensive security regulations for chemical facilities. New Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has released an interim final rule … Continue reading

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Colleges & Universities Environmental Issues

When you think of a place with significant environmental issues, a university with its gorgeous tree-lined walkways is not the first thing that comes to mind. However, colleges and universities deal with numerous environmental issues similar to those in industry. … Continue reading

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Maintain Healthy Indoor Air Quality & PA Storage Tank Regs

The indoor air quality (IAQ) of any building is the result of a combination of numerous factors, in this article we’ll explain exactly what those factors are. Does your facility have above or below ground storage tanks? Did you know … Continue reading

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