Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

Hundreds of Options Facing Power Plants Purchasing New or Upgrading

Hundreds of Options Facing Power Plants Purchasing New or Upgrading

The wet calcium (lime and limestone) process is only one option for removing SO2. Dry systems, ammonium sulfate, seawater, amine and other processes are also alternatives. Assuming that the purchaser has decided to purchase a new or ...


Energy & Renewables

Biofuels Digest Series On TSCA And The Bioeconomy

Biofuels Digest Series On TSCA And The Bioeconomy

Biofuels Digest is running a "Thought Leadership" series of articles highlighting some of the ways the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) applies to biobased products. The articles, written by Biobased and Renewable Products Advocacy ...


Environmental Management

What Has ISO 9001 Done for Me Lately?

What Has ISO 9001 Done for Me Lately?

I know…you’ve all been wondering – What has ISO 9001 done for me lately?  Well, fasten your seat belts and get ready for a wild ride. The new ISO 9001:2015 standard is not just about compliance. It’s ...


Health & Safety

A Guide on International Chemical Conventions

A Guide on International Chemical Conventions

There are many international chemical conventions restricting or even banning the production, use and trade of certain hazardous chemicals for the purpose of protecting human health and the environment. We have prepared a guide on major ...


Monitoring & Testing

The Fundamentals of the Air Sampler Calibration-Verification Process

The Fundamentals of the Air Sampler Calibration-Verification Process

INTRODUCTION The calibration of an air sampling instrument using a reference air flow calibrator requires attention to scientific detail in order to establish that the instrument’s reported values are correctly stated and valid ...


Soil & Groundwater

Waterloo Emitters used for Bioremediation Study in High Temperature Saline Groundwater

Waterloo Emitters used for Bioremediation Study in High Temperature Saline Groundwater

A study was undertaken to determine the success for aerobic bioremediation of aromatic hydrocarbons (BTEX) and MTBE (methyl tert-butyl ether) in high temperature, saline groundwater conditions. The study included laboratory microcosm ...


Waste & Recycling

How Food Waste Costs Our Cities Millions

How Food Waste Costs Our Cities Millions

It would take farm land the size of Mexico just to grow the amount of food that humans produce, but do not eat, every year. More food goes uneaten at the consumption phase of the supply chain—in places like homes, restaurants and ...


Water & Wastewater

BA-C500 pump still going strong after 10,000 hours in service

BA-C500 pump still going strong after 10,000 hours in service

A high volume jet water pump has been working on board of a sand dredger, belonging to the Dutch company De Vries & van de Wiel, since May 2010. This big 20" pump has worked flawlessly without significant maintenance since the first ...


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