Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

Application of the EU Emissions Trading Directive

Application of the EU Emissions Trading Directive

Synthesising Member State reporting on the ETS The European Union (EU) emissions trading system (ETS) is one of the key climate policy instruments implemented in the EU to achieve its emission reductions objectives in a ...


Energy & Renewables

2014 JRC Ocean Energy Status Report

2014 JRC Ocean Energy Status Report

Abstract Oceans and seas have the potential to play a significant role in providing clean energy. Different technologies are currently being developed to ensure a long term contribution of ocean energy to the future energy system. Among ...


Environmental Management

Environmental Protection Expenditures by Businesses – 2012

Environmental Protection Expenditures by Businesses – 2012

Canadian businesses reported that they spent $10.9 billion on environmental protection in 2012, up 15% from 2010 according to a new report from Statistics Canada. Two categories of expenditures—pollution ...


Health & Safety

Health and Safety Initiative, Easier said than Done

Health and Safety Initiative, Easier said than Done

For those organizations seeking to successfully implement or modify their health and safety initiatives; some very basic facts need to be mulled over. First off, it is absolutely crucial to realize early on that the success rate of any ...


Monitoring & Testing

Portable Remotely Operated Drill (PROD): Hydrocarbon Sensing System

Portable Remotely Operated Drill (PROD): Hydrocarbon Sensing System

Proven Technology Benthic’s prototype Hydrocarbon Sensing System (HSS) analyses drill returns for the presence of hydrocarbons as they pass through PROD before being vented on the seafloor. The System, in its present form, includes ...


Soil & Groundwater

What Effect Does E-Waste Have On Groundwater?

What Effect Does E-Waste Have On Groundwater?

Groundwater is one of the most precious resources on Earth. Its yields supply water to nearly every community in the country, and without it, most of us would be driven to drastic measures to accommodate drought conditions. In fact, that ...


Waste & Recycling

Landfill Compaction Test

Landfill Compaction Test

TANA E520 VS. BOMAG 1172-RB This compaction study has been conducted in Belvedere Landfill, Legoli, Italy. Compaction test was conducted between TANA E520 (52 ton) machine vs. Bomag 1175-BC (55 ton) machine. Test was done by Independent ...


Water & Wastewater

Partech’s Watertechw2 pH8000 and Turbitechw2 sensors work wonders in China - Case Study

Partech’s Watertechw2 pH8000 and Turbitechw2 sensors work wonders in China - Case Study

Built in Britain, recognised worldwide. The most recent Partech plaudits come from Ronghuai water group (Zhejiang province) who are currently using the Watertechw2 pH8000 and Turbitechw2 LA sensors in approximately 20 water plants across ...


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