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Air & Climate

5 things to know about Obama`s next climate move: methane

5 things to know about Obama`s next climate move: methane

The Obama administration on Wednesday announced its latest move to combat global warming, this time trying to rein in heat-trapping methane gas that escapes from oil and gas fields. The plan relies on voluntary steps and new rules to ...


Energy & Renewables

Asia`s Largest Oil and Gas Company Seeks to Lower its Own Rising Costs

Asia`s Largest Oil and Gas Company Seeks to Lower its Own Rising Costs

Growing demand and higher prices for natural gas might seem like good news for Asia’s largest oil & gas company. But for giant, Sinopec -- the world’s fifth largest company -- significant gas price increases in China also ...


Environmental Management

The European environment - state and outlook 2015 - An integrated assessment of the European environment

The European environment - state and outlook 2015 - An integrated assessment of the European environment

The European environment — state and outlook 2015 report (SOER 2015) provides a comprehensive assessment of the European environment's state, trends and prospects, and places it in a global context. It will inform European ...


Health & Safety

Got deteriorating asbestos cement water mains?

Got deteriorating asbestos cement water mains?

Asbestos has come to be one of the most feared words and materials in the world. Yet, in the 1940s, 1950s and 1960s, more than 600,000 miles of asbestos cement– also called transite – used for its light weight, corrosion ...


Monitoring & Testing

Why does the market need a new Phosgene indicator badge?

Why does the market need a new Phosgene indicator badge?

Usage of Phosgene Phosgene (COCl2) is a non combustible but very toxic gas. It is a raw material for plastics like Polycarbonates (i. e. Macrolon) or Polyurethanes. Monitoring of Phosgene Plants using or manufacturing Phosgene of course ...


Soil & Groundwater

Impacts of Shallow Geothermal Energy on Groundwater Quality

Impacts of Shallow Geothermal Energy on Groundwater Quality

The use of shallow geothermal energy (SGE) systems to acclimatize buildings has increased exponentially in the Netherlands and worldwide. In certain areas, SGE systems are constructed in aquifers also used for drinking water supply raising ...


Waste & Recycling

Alcázar de San Juan Waste Management plant, Spain - Case Study

Alcázar de San Juan Waste Management plant, Spain - Case Study

The Alcázar De San Juan Waste Management Plant Now Has Four Titech Autosort Units The latest remodeling of the Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) Management Plant in Alcázar de San Juan (Ciudad Real, Spain) includes two new TITECH ...


Water & Wastewater

Elimination of pharmaceuticals from the wastewater of a pharmaceutical plant

Elimination of pharmaceuticals from the wastewater of a pharmaceutical plant

Efficient decomposition of pharmaceuticals through ozonisation Roche AG had commissioned the company Envi-roChemie to develop a new procedure for a new production facility in Mexico, which prevents the undesired release of ...


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