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Salon Analyse Industrielle

Feb 7, 2018

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EPA Allows Refineries to Measure Flare Vent Gas NHV with Mass Spectrometers

Feb 6, 2018

EPA has published a broadly applicable approved alternative test method (ALT-124) allowing refineries subject to 40 CFR 63, Subpart CC to use mass spectrometers to measure the net heating value of flare vent gas. The original language of the[…]

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infoBits: Smoking Flares

Feb 6, 2018
1) Flares tend to smoke (produce soot) in fuel-rich areas of the combustion zone when there is insufficient oxygen/temperature to complete the combustion process. In high efficiency flames, visible soot is produced within the combustion zone and[…]
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WPCA Summer 2018 Technical Journal

Jan 22, 2018
The Summer 2018 WPCA Technical Journal is now available. The link below features the following five articles: 
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New Elliptical Pitot Tube for Water Flow Measurement

Jan 15, 2018

Water flow rate is often a critical measurement for various power plant components and systems including cooling towers, pumps, and condensers. For over 40 years the Simplex-type Pitot Tube has been the industry standard for accurate water flow[…]

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MATS Electronic Reporting (E-Reporting)

Dec 22, 2017

If your facility is an EGU that complies with Mercury and Air Toxics Standards (MATS), you are probably aware of some new electronic reporting dates in the coming year. On April 6, 2017, a final rule on MATS electronic reporting was published in[…]

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Benefits of Cloud-Based Monitoring In Environmental Applications

Dec 7, 2017

The need to reduce cycle time and drive efficiency throughout the value chain will always be a critical business focus. And with the digital transformation of environmental monitoring, we can shift these requirements away from historically being[…]

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Lima Refining Company Flare Consent Decree

Nov 10, 2017
The Department of Justice recently entered a Consent Decree with the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio in the lawsuit entitled United States v. Lima Refining Company, Civil Action No. 3:17-cv-01320-JZ.Among other issues[…]
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Proposed Exxon Mobil flare consent decree

Nov 10, 2017

On October 31, 2017, the Department of Justice lodged a proposed consent decree with the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas in the lawsuit entitled United States and the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality[…]

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Years of experience in the Northwest has taught us something important...

Nov 8, 2017

Being closer together is better for both of us. Since the fall of 2016, our new office in Sumner, Washington has made it possible for CleanAir to better serve your needs faster and more efficiently. While our location in Sumner is relatively new,[…]

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Sorbent Trap User Group Meeting

Oct 17, 2017
Our goal is to provide a forum to exchange knowledge and experience that is important for successful sorbent trap monitoring. Sessions will benefit persons involved in all aspects of sorbent trap monitoring.
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Why Should Plants Care About EPA's Recent Changes for Condensable Particulate Measurement?

Oct 9, 2017

What do EPA's proposed changes to Method 202 mean for someone who is hiring a contractor to perform stack emission sampling?

In late August of 2017, EPA proposed revisions to Method 202 for condensable particulate matter (CPM). EPA states that its[…]

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Preparing for a Successful Stack Test

Aug 14, 2017

A successful stack test begins long before your favorite stack testing company arrives at your facility. In fact, a successful stack test begins before you choose a stack testing company! When you are planning for your test, the first thing to do[…]

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What's next generation compliance?

Jul 14, 2017

Dr. Volker Schmid's article on Next Generation Compliance was recently published in the WPCA Summer News Letter!

The five core components of next generation compliance are advanced monitoring, regulation and permit design, innovative enforcement,[…]

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