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High Efficiency Dust Collector Offers Compact Design, Cleanable Filter System, Explosion Protection

The new Quad Pulse Package PX dust collector from Camfil Air Pollution Control (APC) offers high performance in a compact unit designed for pharmaceutical, chemical and other processes that produce hazardous dusts in high concentrations. The collector has a cleanable filter system that facilitates continuous manufacturing processes and eliminates frequent costly filter replacements. Measuring 49" (124.46 cm) wide x 42" (106.68 cm) deep x 87" (220.98 cm) high, the space-saving unit can be conveniently positioned on the production floor; and constructed to provide the highest explosion protection in accordance with NFPA standards, it can be located indoors with no need for additional explosion safety devices.


IFCO and Walmart Announce Agreement to Expand Reusable Plastic Container Partnership

World’s Largest Retailer to Utilize New Generation IFCO Wood Grain RPCs for Wet and Dry Produce

Dorn Wenninger, Vice President of Produce for Walmart US and Daniel Walsh, President of IFCO North America, announced jointly that the two companies have executed an agreement stating IFCO will provide Walmart US with a new generation of Wood Grain Reusable Plastic Containers (RPCs) for wet and dry produce. The new Wood Grain RPC will provide superior merchandising opportunities for Walmart with its natural wood grain look, combined with exceptional features such as supply chain efficiency, excellent stability and cooling functionality, and delivering superior quality produce.


EPA and Arkansas take action on air toxics

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently awarded $503,071 to the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) to administer the state’s pollution prevention and control program. The program includes ambient monitoring, planning, permitting and compliance activities.


EPA awards Van Buren, Ark. Teacher with Presidential Innovation Award

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded Jolie Hobbs of King Elementary School in Van Buren, Ark. with the Presidential Innovation Award for Environmental Educators (PIAEE). She was honored today at a ceremony at the White House for teachers and students from across the nation for their work to promote environmental education and stewardship.


Arkansas Kroger Stores Compete in EPA’s Sixth Annual Energy Star Battle of the Buildings

Dozens of markets and warehouses race to save energy, water, and reduce greenhouse gas emissions

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) launched the 2015 Energy Star Battle of the Buildings. Kroger supermarkets and warehouses across Arkansas are among the groups fielding 6,500 buildings nationwide in head-to-head competition to reduce their energy and water use. Company stores in Texas, New Mexico and Louisiana will also participate. In support of President Obama’s Climate Action Plan, which calls for businesses to cut waste and become at least 20 percent more energy efficient by 2020, the competition specifically targets wasted energy in commercial buildings and motivates organizations to improve energy efficiency, reduce harmful carbon pollution, and save money.


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