You cannot turn on a computer or television, without seeing a story about climate change. Our planet is being choked by man-made emissions, and experts spend countless hours and dollars researching ways to reduce this plague, that we continue to bring upon ourselves. Changes have already been made in many industries, with hybrid vehicles, solar powered homes, and products made of recycled goods becoming ever more popular. But there are still huge questions when it comes to manufacturing and industrial fields. Nuclear power plants, steel companies, waste management facilities, coal mines… all industries that have come under fire in recent years, for producing dangerous emissions. The majority of recommendations to reduce these emissions involve cutting back on production, which could potentially have massive economic repercussions. But here is the thing, there is a simple solution, that has existed for decades. [Read more…]
The Conroe Noon Lions Club again sponsored the Outstanding Youth Contest Scholarship Program for 2018.
The 1st, 2nd and 3rd place contestants each received $1,000 scholarships.
Contestants were evaluated on a 750-1,000 word essay, personal biographical information statement, community service, experience/participation leadership information, three letters of recommendation, high school grade point average, and a personal interview.
The 1st place contestant has the opportunity to represent the Conroe Noon Lions Club at the Lions District 2-S2 Outstanding Youth Contest and will receive an additional $1,000 scholarship by representing the club at the Lions District Contest.
Co-Chairmen Rick Camp & Jay Swoboda (GCES VP of Operations)
5 Ways to Limit the Negative Health Effects of Air Pollution in Your Everyday Life
Recently, the UN released an alarming study addressing the extreme dangers our planet is facing, because of pollution. You cannot turn on the news without seeing headlines like “Air Pollution Linked to Alzheimer’s” or “Air Pollution Increasing Asthma Deaths.” Air Pollution is now a leading cause of death in most parts of the world, and governments are scrambling to find ways to curb then amount of pollution produced. Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and chemicals like Nitrogen Oxides, Ammonia, Methane, Hydrogen Sulfide, and Sulfur Monoxide are you just a few of the dangerous gases and particles found in the atmosphere, that we are breathing in, daily.
Pollution control equipment and government initiatives/regulations will hopefully lessen the amount of pollution being released into the atmosphere, but there are a few things you can do in your everyday life to reduce the immediate negative effects on your health. [Read more…]
I am admittedly, and shamefully, a former climate-change denier. There. I said it! I believed that global warming was real, but thought that humans played little to no role in the process. It has happened before, and we need to stop obsessing over something we have no control over. I was not a person you would consider to be environmentally conscious, at all; in fact, those “tree-huggers” often annoyed me, with their suggestions that I make changes in my own life, to stop this process I didn’t think I had a role in. [Read more…]
Gulf Coast Environmental Systems is excited to announce the launch of our Mexico and Latin America focused, Spanish language website. In the coming months, expect to see tips on navigating the many regulating authorities, advancements in pollution control best practices, tips for improving operating efficiencies, waste heat recovery suggestions and implementation techniques, etc.. With the launch of this site we are continuing our commitment to delivering our industry leading pollution control solutions throughout Mexico and Latin America. We have developed a network of resources to support Gulf Coast Environmental Systems in better serving you, our customer, and the unique needs of this region. These resources include:
- Ducting specialists
- Permitting partners
- Testing companies
- Compliance experts
- Government representatives
- Industry specialists