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Air & Climate

Why did GHG emissions decrease in the EU between 1990 and 2012?

Why did GHG emissions decrease in the EU between 1990 and 2012?

Total GHG emissions (excluding LULUCF) in the EU decreased substantially since 1990, reaching their lowest level in 2012. The EU emitted 4,544 million tonnes of CO2 eq. in 2012, accounting for less than 10% of global GHG emissions1. Figure ...


Energy & Renewables

Kickoff for Biogas - South America Opts for Green Energy Made by WELTEC

Kickoff for Biogas - South America Opts for Green Energy Made by WELTEC

Currently, the world is locked on to the FIFA World Cup in Brazil. Though they have already reached a high technical level as far as football is concerned, the South American countries still have development potential in the fields of ...


Environmental Management

ISO/DIS 14001 Proposes Increasingly Strategic Approach in Environmental Management

ISO/DIS 14001 Proposes Increasingly Strategic Approach in Environmental Management

The latest milestone in the ISO 14001 revision process was reached on 1 July 2014 when ISO/DIS 14001 was issued. The first formal draft describes the potential requirements of the revised version of ISO 14001 but it ...


Health & Safety

Questions and answers on the amended Nuclear Safety Directive

Questions and answers on the amended Nuclear Safety Directive

What is new in the directive? The amended Nuclear Safety Directive strengthens the nuclear safety framework of the EU. The amendment reinforces the provisions of the existing directive. It: strengthens the role and independence of ...


Monitoring & Testing

Nutrient analysis system keeps wastewater plant in control case study

Nutrient analysis system keeps wastewater plant in control case study

Problem The Denver, Colo., Metro Wastewater Reclamation District wanted near real-time nutrient analysis for a very challenging headworks wastewater aeration process, consisting of a combination of centrate and RAS. The centrate and RAS ...


Soil & Groundwater

NAVFAC - Dense Non Aqueous Phase Liquid (DNAPL) Removal from Fractured Rock Using Thermal Conductive Heating (TCH) - Case Study

NAVFAC - Dense Non Aqueous Phase Liquid (DNAPL) Removal from Fractured Rock Using Thermal Conductive Heating (TCH) -  Case Study

The removal of Dense, Non-Aqueous Phase Liquids (DNAPLs) and associated dissolved phase compounds is challenging in fractured rock given permeability, matrix diffusion, and fracture connectivity issues. Modeling, laboratory treatability ...


Waste & Recycling

Recovery, Recycling and Revenues

Recovery, Recycling and Revenues

Earlier this year, the UK’s Local Government Association (LGA) revealed that almost 615,000 tonnes of material is disposed of in England, even though it can be reused. It was calculated that by reusing this household waste, British ...


Water & Wastewater

Caustic Recovery Using Membrane Filtration

Caustic Recovery Using Membrane Filtration

Abstract Food and beverage processors that use dilute caustic solutions for cleaning process equipment have shown increased interest in recovering the used caustic. The primary reason is that the price of caustic has increased ...


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