Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

Global megatrend update 9: Increasingly severe consequences of climate change

Global megatrend update 9: Increasingly severe consequences of climate change

In 2010, the EEA produced its first assessment of global megatrends as part of its five-yearly assessment of the European environment’s state, trend and prospects (SOER 2010). In preparation for SOER 2015, the EEA is updating each of ...


Energy & Renewables

Renewable resource Trechwitz ORC case study

Renewable resource Trechwitz ORC case study

This plant has an electrical output of 800 kW and a thermal power of 760 KW. At the biogas plant in Trechwitz, an unconventional heat utilisation model was installed. The waste heat from the CHP unit is used to generate power in an ...


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

OSHA gives Enforcement Update on HCS 2012

OSHA gives Enforcement Update on HCS 2012

At the Fall meeting of the Society for Chemical Hazard Communication (SCHC) held on September 30, 2014 Mr. Sven Rundman with the Directorate of Enforcement Programs for OSHA gave an Enforcement Overview of the Hazard Communication Standard ...


Monitoring & Testing

Lab manager shares how automated data package assembly results in paperless and efficient lab

Lab manager shares how automated data package assembly results in paperless and efficient lab

When I met with Lab Manager and Senior Chemist at DHL Analytical, Karyn Lane, several months ago at the laboratory in Round Rock Texas, I noticed immediately that she had the cleanest and most paper-free work environment I had ever seen. ...


Soil & Groundwater

NextGen GIS and the Environmental Database

NextGen GIS and the Environmental Database

Next Generation (NextGen) Geospatial Information System (GIS) and U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Cold War legacy sites environmental records—spanning nearly 40 years—in the Environmental Database, are managed by the DOE Office ...


Waste & Recycling

Circular economy to be scrapped?

Circular economy to be scrapped?

Riverside Waste Machinery’s managing director Jonathan Oldfield, a passionate advocate of UK resource efficiency, talks about the current uncertainty surrounding the circular economy. There are a few things the waste and recycling ...


Water & Wastewater

Water and wastewater treatment for Solar industry

Water and wastewater treatment for Solar industry

Solar cells arc manufactured in a complex process thai requires enormous know-how. The objective is to produce panels with a high level of efficiency at low cost. To achieve this, different production processes are used. A fundamental ...


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