The State of New Jersey Finalizes a Cleanup Plan to Address Groundwater Contamination

EPA, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP), and PPG Industries (PPG) finalized a cleanup plan to address groundwater that is contaminated with volatile organic compounds (VOCs) resulting from PPG’s former manufacturing operations at its site in Pompton Lakes, New Jersey.
The groundwater at the site contains a non-degradable solvent called trichloroethylene, a chemical that can cause serious health effects if consumed or inhaled in high doses over long periods of time.
The cleanup plan for…

3 Ways Food Processors Can Cut Down on Water Use

The food processing industry uses a significant amount of water. In fact, it uses more than any other sector except thermoelectric power generation and agriculture, according to the US Geological Survey. 
Luckily, there are a few ways to fix this. That said, here’s what food processors can do to reduce water use: