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Drones Pass Pollution through Paint

Robots coated in carbon-sucking paint could collect pollution and turn it back into fuel, a group of researchers says.


Coating Emissions Cost Fabricator $60K

A Wisconsin metal fabricator will pay $60,000 for self-reported excessive emissions of toluene and xylene in its coating process.


Billboard Lets Workers Breathe Easy

Construction workers in Peru are getting some extra respiratory protection from an unlikely source—a billboard that reportedly sucks pollution from the air.


‘Major’ Changes Loom for Coating Makers

With the ink barely dry on the last round of new regulatory limits, paint and coating manufacturers are in for more.


Smog-Battling Concrete Gains Support

Titanium dioxide-laced concrete could help cut down air pollution when incorporated into roads, lab and field tests in the Netherlands have concluded.


Cement Maker’s Pollution Tab: $32.5M

One of the largest cement companies in the United States will spend tens of millions of dollars in fines and new technology to resolve allegations of federal pollution violations, under a ne...


‘Self-Cleaning’ Paint Draws New Scrutiny

Some “self-cleaning” paints touted for their ability to break down airborne pollutants may be doing more harm than good, a group of environmental chemists now say.


Emissions to Cost Cement Maker $2.7+M

Portland cement producer CalPortland Co. has agreed to pay a $1.425 million fine and spend $1.3 million on pollution controls to resolve federal clean air violations alleged at its Californi...


BP Tab in Refinery Disaster Tops $800M

BP has just added another $50 million to its cost for the 2005 Texas refinery catastrophe that killed 15 workers and injured 180 people.


$3B+ Deal to Upgrade 11 Power Plants

The Tennessee Valley Authority will pay $3 billion to $5 billion to improve pollution controls on 11 coal-fired plants in three states, under a federal agreement announced Thursday (April 14...


Court OKs EPA Takeover of TX Permits

A federal appeals court has green-lighted the Environmental Protection Agency’s plan to take over Texas’s air-pollution permitting program.


Contractor Clouds PA Town with Lead Paint Dust

A Pennsylvania town is grappling with potentially serious contamination of its air, water and residents after a contractor unleashed “clouds” of uncontained lead-based paint dust while blast...


Farr APC Introduces Dust Collector

Farr Air Pollution Control (APC), located in Jonesboro, AR, has introduced an updated portable dust and fume collector with three stages of filtration.


 
 
   

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