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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. Development of a Reliable, Low-Cost and User-Friendly Spot Test Kit for Leaded Dust Based on Recent Advances in Bionanotechnology

    SBC: ANDALYZE, INC.            Topic: N/A

    Lead in household paint and dust is a serious health hazard, as low level lead exposure can result in a number of adverse health effects, especially in children. Onsite and real time detection and quantification of lead in paint/dust are very important to homeowners and certified lead based paint removal professionals. Toward this end, both field-portable equipment (such as X ray fluorescence ins ...

    SBIR Phase II 2007 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. A NOVEL ABSORBENT-REAGENT FOR HCL CONTROL IN ON-SITE DISPOSAL OF REGULATED MEDICAL WASTE

    SBC: Partnerships Limited, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    ON-SITE DISPOSAL OF REGULATED MEDICAL WASTE CAN OFFER MAJOR ECONOMIC AND OTHER BENEFITS TO HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS. HCL EMISSIONS POSE A CONSIDERABLE TECHNICAL PROBLEM IN THE DESIGN OF ON-SITE UNITS. A SOLID ABSORBENT CAN OFFER SIGNIFICANT ADVANTAGES IN COST AND SIMPLICITY RELATIVE TO THE CONVENTIONAL WET SRUBBING APPROACH IN HCL CONTROL. THE PROPOSED PHASE I PROGHRAM WILL INVESTIGATE THE FEASIBILIT ...

    SBIR Phase I 1990 Environmental Protection Agency
  4. 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
  5. Investigation of Solvent Toxicity in Bacterial Strains Involved in Butanol Production

    SBC: Integrated Genomics, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    Reduction in dependency of imported petroleum and the quest to identify renewable energy sources has lead to a search for innovative biofuels derived from renewable biomass, that promise long-term reductions in greenhouse gas emissions. Butanol is one possible biofuel. It is an industrial fuel that can be produced from crops using acetone-butanol (AB) fermentation by butanolagenic microbes, such ...

    SBIR Phase I 2007 Environmental Protection Agency
  6. A PROCESS FOR ELIMANATION OF PAINTS EMITTING VOLATILE ORGANIC COMPOUNDS

    SBC: Jp Laboratorytories, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1990 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. Reduced NOx Using On-Board Plasma Generated Hydrogen

    SBC: Lynntech Inc.            Topic: N/A

    Off road diesel powered equipment (i.e., tractors, dozers, excavators, backhoes, surface equipment, etc.) are designed with lifetimes of more the 25 to 30 years. As such, most of the diesel equipment in use today were manufactured before there were any emission standards at all, much less are up to stringent requirements of modern vehicle emissions. In order to combat this massive source of poll ...

    SBIR Phase I 2007 Environmental Protection Agency
  9. An Inexpensive Biological and Chemical Decontamination Solution from a Powdered Concentrate

    SBC: Lynntech Inc.            Topic: N/A

    All levels of government and law enforcement are making plans to contain the effects of a terrorist attach using CBW agents. An important containment strategy is to enable emergency response personnel (police, fire fighters, etc.) to neutralize the threat using decontamination methods. The two primary decontamination solutions used by the military are supertropical bleach and DS2, neither of whi ...

    SBIR Phase I 2007 Environmental Protection Agency
  10. A NOVEL IDEA FOR PHOTO-CONVERSION OF HAZARDOUS CHLOROCARBON INDUSTRIAL WASTES TO USABLE HYDROCARBON

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

    HAZARDOUS WASTE DISPOSAL IS ONE OF THE MAIN CONCERNS OF EPA. THE DOMINANT PROCESS FOR TOXIC WASTE TREATMENT, SPECIFICALLY CHLOROCARBONS, HAS BEEN INCINERATION. HOWEVER,THE INTOLERABLE QUANTITIES OF POLYCHLORINATED HALOCARBONS (PCHC) DETECTED IN EFFLUENTS OF INCINERATORS HAVE RAISED SERIOUS DOUBTS AS OF THE WIDE APPLICATION OF THIS TECHNOLOGY. UTILIZATION OF A REDUCING ATMOSPHERE CAN DRAMATICALLY D ...

    SBIR Phase II 1990 Environmental Protection Agency
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