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UN agency proposes greenhouse gas emissions rules for planes
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A U.N. panel on Monday proposed long-sought greenhouse gas emissions standards for airliners and cargo planes, drawing praise from the White House and criticism from environmentalists who said they would be too weak to actually slow global warming. The International Civil Aviation Organization said the agreement reached by the agency's environmental panel requires new aircraft designs meet the ...

Kartotrak.one, The Easy Route to Site Remediation
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Kartotrak.one is a light version of Kartotrak. The software gathers Kartotrak exploratory data analysis and rapid mapping functionalities. Kartotrak, in its full version, enables more advanced geostatistical data modeling and uncertainty quantification associated with contaminated volumes or masses of pollutants. It can also model several pollutants together. As a player involved in ...

SGS and EI team up to help companies improve their energy performance
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SGS United Kingdom Ltd and the Energy Institute (EI) have teamed up to offer energy training courses and a wide range of professional development skills to help companies continuously improve their energy performance. Using their renowned Academy, SGS is partnering with EI to provide different courses to help participants implement an effective energy management system (EnMS). The EI, the ...

Tech companies who unite EHS and design for environment win big
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At one month into TFI’s and Antea Group’s alliance — as we rapidly introduce TFI clients to Antea Group’s deep EHS (environment, health, and safety) expertise and Antea Group’s clients to TFI’s product DfE (design for environment) expertise — it’s clear to see that Tech Companies that have unified EHS and DfE leadership enjoy business and ...

After 15 years, cleanup plan approved for contaminated town
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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency granted final approval Monday to a costly cleanup program for a Montana community where health officials say hundreds of people have been killed by asbestos poisoning. The agency's action comes more than 15 years after it started emergency cleanup work in Libby following media reports that revealed rampant, asbestos-caused illnesses in the small town near ...

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