September 2009 Issue
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Leaving equipment derelict instead of demolishing it can prove costly.
Money loss calculators can spur better operator response to wasted energy.
EPA hosts conference on decentralized wastewater treatment systems.
Lower rpm can translate into higher reliability.
Chemical engineers overcome membrane boundary defect hurdle.
Readers suggest how to deal with a contamination source.
Simple production process allows tailoring for specific compounds.
Route promises to bolster prospects and avoid cost and byproduct issues.
Proper steps can protect plant assets and enhance eventual reactivation or sale.
Excessive energy consumption is just one of the economic penalties.
Technology bolsters plants' quest to boost uptime.
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Chemical companies too often don't exercise enough care when deactivating units.
Measures to mock-up wiring and limit project scope as well as operational improvements provided significant benefits.