Entries by dominickdalsanto

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EPA sets new Clean Air Act Regulations for Boilers and Incinerators

Revised standards will bring dramatic benefits to public health, and cost nearly 50% less than initial proposals By Dominick DalSanto Environmental Technology Expert & Author Baghouse.com The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued its final set of Clean Air Act standards for boilers and incinerators. The new standards will lead to a reduction of harmful […]

Polluted Air Found to be a Leading Cause Of Heart Attacks, Costing 2 Million Deaths a Year

By Dominick DalSanto Environmental Technologies Expert, & Author Baghouse.com A new report finds that air pollution is a leading cause of heart attacks worldwide, along with alcohol, drug use and physical exertion. Triggers such as Sex, anger, marijuana use and chest or respiratory infections  can also trigger heart attacks to different extents, the researchers said, […]

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Biomass Power Plants Fined $835,000 For Excess Particulate Matter Emissions

By Dominick DalSanto Environmental Technologies Expert & Author Baghouse.com Two Biomass power plants in California’s central valley were fined $835,000 by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for exceeding emission limits of nitrogen oxides (which lead to the formation of Ozone), and fine particulate matter. Ampersand Chowchilla Biomass, LLC, (ACB), and Merced Power, LLC, (MP), […]

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Israeli Clean Air Act Sets New Standards for Pollution Controls

By Dominick DalSanto Environmental Expert & Author Baghouse.com The first sweeping legislation governing air pollution in the state of Israel recently went into effect on Jan 1st, 2011, nearly 2 and a half years after it passage through the Israeli legislature. Industrial plants that previously had no set emissions standards to operate under will now […]

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CBS’s 60 Minutes Highlights the Dangers Of Dust Explosions

By Dominick DalSanto Environmental Expert & Author Baghouse.com The dangers of combustible dust explosions are among the most overlooked of industrial workplace safety issues. However the price for negligence in this area is often payed not only with millions of dollars, but with workers very lives. But only recently has the this issue began to […]

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Dust Collector Troubleshooting Guide

Introduction to Dust Collector Troubleshooting Operating and maintaining an equipment system as complex as an Industrial Dust Collector can be a challenge. Here at Baghouse.com we pride ourselves on being experts in our field, with decades of experience designing, installing, maintaining and servicing every kind of Dust Collect design available. We have prepared this short […]

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One State’s Pollution, is now Another State’s Problem

A few years ago the state of Maryland enacted legislation to require the installation of specialized emissions control technology to capture excess mercury emissions from power plants. And according to the latest published reports it appears that the initiative has been a success. Coal-burning power plants in Maryland are now required to install new pollution […]

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How to Choose the Correct Baghouse Filter

Often our customers find it difficult to determine exactly what kind of Filter Media they require for their specific Dust collection system. Other times they know the particular type of filter media they need, but are unable to determine the exact size they need for their Baghouse. To assist our customers, we at Baghouse.com have […]