The History of Earth Day, Present Day Facts:
In the 1970s, America and the world at large took notice of the havoc being wreaked on the environment. The importance of fundamental requirements like clean air and water became a global initiative.
Although Earth Day began almost 50 years ago, waste production in the U.S. consumes 25% of the world’s yearly quota of resources.
40% of American lakes are deemed too polluted for fishing or swimming. Each year 1.2 trillion gallons of untreated waste is dumped into U.S. waters.
Today, the global phenomenon is celebrated on April 22nd, bringing a wake of awareness in its path.
The countdown to Earth Day includes nationwide conservation with school and businesses focusing on improved pollution projects throughout and beyond April.
Central Metal Fabricators on Two Types of Pollution:
As a leading manufacturer of boiler and turbine accessories, we work with two different kinds of pollution: noise and standard.
Since 1948, Central Metal Fabricators has been specializing in gas turbine silencing equipment. We design and manufacture products and parts for use with combustion turbine units.
A look back at the history of combustion turbines would include an incredible amount of noise, considered pollution to those stationed nearby. Today, our team works to combat noise pollution by producing top-of-the-line silencing equipment.
EPA Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants:
EPA Standards state, “national emission standards for hazardous air pollution (NESHAP) for combustion turbines. Stationary combustion turbines are identified as a major source of hazardous air pollutants (HAP) emissions such as formaldehyde, toluene, benzene, and acetaldehyde. The NESHAP will implement section 112(d) of the Clean Air Act (CAA) by requiring all major sources to meet HAP emission standards reflecting the application of the maximum achievable control technology (MACT) for combustion.”
Connect with Central Metal Past April:
This April, we’re happy to bring attention to the multiple types of pollution that our industries face across the board, in the best attempt to harvest conservation efforts and prevent the variations of air pollution in a multitude of surroundings.
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