Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

Odour Control In Sewage Treatment Plants - Case Study

Odour Control In Sewage Treatment Plants - Case Study

Controlling the emission of unpleasant smells in sewage treatment plants is a priority objective for plant managers in ensuring the welfare of their workers and minimising the impact of such facilities on the ...


Energy & Renewables

Tillsonburg: From tobacco farming to building wind turbine blades

Tillsonburg: From tobacco farming to building wind turbine blades

The story of Tillsonburg is probably close to the ideal example of what the Ontario government was looking for when it enacted the Green Energy Act in 2009. A small town of 16,000 people in southwestern Ontario, Tillsonburg’s ...


Environmental Management

EU 2010 biodiversity baseline — adapted to the MAES typology (2015)

EU 2010 biodiversity baseline — adapted to the MAES typology (2015)

Why do we need to revise the EU 2010 biodiversity baseline report? Scientific and policy context for the revision This report presents a revised overview of the EEA's EU 2010 biodiversity baseline report. The revision is necessary because ...


Health & Safety

Visualizing Your Data with EHS Software

Visualizing Your Data with EHS Software

When you're teaching teams about environmental, health and safety (EHS) metrics, data visualization is essential because you're reaching people of different ages, educational levels and they might even speak different languages. As you are ...


Monitoring & Testing

Clean your test sieves to maintain accurate results

Clean your test sieves to maintain accurate results

A standard process in analytical laboratories is sieve analysis, the practice of accessing the particle size distribution of a granular material. The trouble is, sieves prove quite the challenge to clean thoroughly enough to get all ...


Soil & Groundwater

Q&A: A look at Shell Oil and Arctic offshore drilling

Q&A: A look at Shell Oil and Arctic offshore drilling

Shell Oil drill vessels are heading to the Arctic. But they will not be permitted to drill into petroleum-bearing rock until a key piece of blowout response equipment, a capping stack, is on site. The capping stack is carried on the ...


Waste & Recycling

The search for sustainable plastics

The search for sustainable plastics

As petroleum-based polymers foul our oceans and litter our lives, researchers seek more environmentally friendly ways to meet demand for durable, versatile materials. The fate of the world’s oceans may rest inside a stainless steel ...


Water & Wastewater

Wastewater Treatment in Turbo Mode

Wastewater Treatment in Turbo Mode

Sulzer turbocompressors type ABS HST are successful in wastewater treatment. Today, 2000 units are installed around the world—for example, in municipal plants like in the city of Sögel, Germany. Here, the turbocompressors not ...


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