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The Award database is continually updated throughout the year. As a result, data for FY19 is not expected to be complete until June, 2020.

  1. SLUDGE SOLIDS

    SBC: John Brown Assoc Inc.            Topic: N/A

    MUNICIPAL WASTE TREATMENT PRODUCES SLUDGES RICH IN COMPLEX ORGANIC CHEMICALS THAT SHOULD BE CONSIDERED AS A CHEMICAL RAW MATERIAL AND RESOURCE ANALOGOUS TO WOOD PULP, AG AGRICULTURAL WASTES, OR PETROLEUM. CURRENT DISPOSAL P PRACTICES OF LANDFILLING, OCEAN DISPOSAL AND EVEN INCINERAR ATION DISREGARD THESE VALUES AND AT BEST RECOVER ENERGY (ANDPOSSIBLY METALS). IT IS PROPOSED TO CARRY OUT SEVERAL CL ...

    SBIR Phase I 1985 Environmental Protection Agency
  2. SYSTEM OF CONTINUOUS EXTENSIVE MONITORING OF DRINKING, NATURAL AND INDUSTRIAL WATERS

    SBC: ECI TECHNOLOGY, INC.            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1994 Environmental Protection Agency
  3. NEW METHOD FOR CONTROLLING THE NOX FROM STATIONARY GAS ENGINES

    SBC: EERGC CORP.            Topic: N/A

    STATIONARY GAS ENGINES PRODUCE A DISPROPORTIONATELY LARGE SHARE OF THE TOTAL NOX EMISSIONS IN THE U.S., BUT NO AVAILABLE TECHNOLOGY OFFERS A SATISFACTORY MEANS OF REDUCING THEIR EMISSIONS. THESE ENGINES ARE PREDOMINANTLY TWO CYCLE AND PRODUCE AN EXHAUST HAVING A HIGH RATIO OF OXYGEN (O2) TO NITRIC OXIDE (NO). THUS, A SELECTIVE NO REDUCTION TECHNIQUE IS NEEDED WHICH CONVERTS THE NO TO NITROGEN (N2) ...

    SBIR Phase I 1989 Environmental Protection Agency
  4. DOUBLE HEAT EXCHANGES SYSTEM FOR MINIMIZING ENERGY AND POLLUTION CONTROL COSTS IN INDUSTRIAL PROCESSES

    SBC: Energy Innovations, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    THERE ARE NUMEROUS INDUSTRIAL PROCESSES REQUIRING THAT MATERIAL BE HEATED AND THEN SUBSEQUENTLY COOLED. IF MOST OF THIS HEAT IS RECOVERED AND RECYCLED TO THE OVEN, THE NET POWER INPUT TO THE OVEN COULD BE SUBSTANTIALLY REDUCED. THE KEY TO ACCOMPLISHING THIS IS AN INCREASE OF THE HEAT TRANSFER COEFFICIENT BETWEEN GAS AND MATERIAL SO THAT THE HEAT EXCHANGERS ARE RESASONABLY COMPACT. SIMPLE EXPERIMEN ...

    SBIR Phase I 1989 Environmental Protection Agency
  5. SCRAP TIRE PYROLYSIS-- PRODUCTION OF HIGHLY ENHANCED MARKETABLE PRODUCTS

    SBC: Hichem Corp.            Topic: N/A

    RESEARCH WILL BE CONDUCTED BY HICHEM CORPORATION, TO DEVELOP A NEW TECHNOLOGY FOR PYROLYSIS OF SCRAP TIRES. DISPOSAL OF USED TIRES IS A BIG PROBLEM IN THE WORLD, ESPECIALLY USA, SINCE MORE THAN 2.5 MILLION TIRES ARE DISCARDED EACH YEAR. MOST OF THESE TIRES ARE DISPOSED IN LANDFILLS. PYROLYSIS OF SCRAP TIRES HELPS TO RECOVER AND REUSE MOST OF THE VALUABLE CHEMICAL AVAILABLE IN TIRES. PYROLYSIS OF S ...

    SBIR Phase II 1994 Environmental Protection Agency
  6. A SUBSTITUTE FOR CHROMIC ACID ETCHING OF PLASTIC FOR PLATING

    SBC: JP LABORATORIES, INC.            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1985 Environmental Protection Agency
  7. IMPROVED METHOD FOR HEATING CATALYTIC CONVERTERS OF VEHICLES TO ATTAIN ULTRA-LOW EMISSIONS

    SBC: Lynntech Inc.            Topic: N/A

    THE THREE-WAY CATALYTIC CONVERTER IS THE MOST IMPORTANT DEVICE MAKING TODAY'S AUTOMOBILES COMPLY WITH EXISTING EMISSION LAWS. THE FIRST TWO OR THREE MILES IN A TYPICAL 22-MINUTE, 12-MILE COMUTE IN TODAY'S VEHICLES RESULT IN THE EMISSION OF HALF OF THE TOTAL NON-METHANE HYDROCARBONS, WHICH RESULT IN THE PRODUCTION OF URBAN SMOG, AS WELL AS HALF OF THE TOXIC CO EMISSIONS. THIS OCCURS BECAUSE THE CAT ...

    SBIR Phase II 1994 Environmental Protection Agency
  8. A NOVEL IDEA FOR PHOTO-CONVERSION OF HAZARDOUS CHLOROCARBON INDUSTRIAL WASTES TO USABLE HYDROCARBON

    SBC: M.L. ENERGIA, INC.            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1989 Environmental Protection Agency
  9. A CONTINUOUS EMISSION MONITORING DEVICE FOR AIRBORNE METALS

    SBC: OPTOMECHANICAL ENTERPRISES, INC.            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1994 Environmental Protection Agency
  10. PT/RH/Y-STABILIZED-ZIRCONIA CATALYST FOR THE TREATMENT OF AUTOMOTIVE EXHAUST GAS

    SBC: PCP Consulting & Research, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    THE COST OF PLATINUM AND RHODIUM IN THE THREE-WAY CATALYST ACCOUNTS FOR A MAJOR FRACTION OF THE COST ASSOCIATED WITH TREATMENT OF AUTOMOTIVE EXHAUST. THEREFORE, STRIVING TO ACHIEVE A HIGHER LEVEL OF POLLUTANT REMOVAL BY INCREASING THE PLATINUM AND RHODIUM CONTENTS IN THE THREE-WAY CATALYST IS NOT ECONOMICALLY ATTRACTIVE. IN THIS RESEARCH, AN ALTER-NATIVE METHOD FOR ACHIEVING A HIGHER LEVEL OF POLL ...

    SBIR Phase II 1989 Environmental Protection Agency
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