Two separate explosions that were heard at the time of the fire are believed to have been from gasoline vapors igniting inside enclosed spaces such as heating ducts.
What does GV stand for?
GV stands for Gasoline Vapor
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- Guyana (ISO Country code)
- Guyana Exposition
- Guyana Sugar Corporation, Inc
- Gay Urban Youth Zone (Canada; sexual health awareness)
- Guards Union of Zambia
- Gas and Vapor (air sampling)
- Gas Valve
- Gas Vent
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Emissions from industrial facilities and electric utilities, motor vehicle exhaust, gasoline vapors, and chemical solvents are some of the major sources of NOx and VOC.
The environmental testing defined two main reasons of stench: a) oil-storage facility in Kara-Balta which produces gasoline vapors while heating the oil; b) flare facility of the refinery itself.
For example, at the moment, we are seeking ways to apply nanotechnology-based air filters which don't need to be replaced or gas tanks with lower gasoline vapor loss thanks to nanotechnology," he added.
Before you turn on your ventilation blower in the bilge, smell for gasoline vapors.
Ozone pollution is caused by a mixture of volatile organic compounds, some of which are found in gasoline vapors, and others, like carbon monoxide, that come from car exhaust.
And, starting in 2011, gas station owners across Oregon will be required to use technology that captures gasoline vapors normally emitted when underground tanks are filled.
States will then have to submit State Implementation Plans outlining how they will meet the ozone control standards, and could include things like tighter controls on industrial facility emissions, additional requirements for transportation sources, gasoline vapor recovery controls and more.