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Air & Climate

Methodological issues related to non-carbon benefits of REDD+ activities

Methodological issues related to non-carbon benefits of REDD+ activities

It is widely accepted that the UNFCCC mechanism to reduce emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD+) will need to provide a wide range of social, environmental and governance benefits to achieve permanent greenhouse gas ...


Energy & Renewables

The Real Cost Associated With Neodymium Wind Turbines

The Real Cost Associated With Neodymium Wind Turbines

According to a research organized by a group of UK scientists, it is predicated that 15% of the country’s energy requirements in the year 2020 are expected to come from renewable energy sources. They have also considered about the ...


Environmental Management

3 Questions: Michael Greenstone on the experimental method in environmental economics

3 Questions: Michael Greenstone on the experimental method in environmental economics

Original story at MIT News MIT economist makes the case for new quasi-experiments as a way of studying environmental issues. How can scholars get traction on environmental problems, particularly those relating to pollution? In an ...


Health & Safety

9 Things Your Respiratory Protection Program Must Include

9 Things Your Respiratory Protection Program Must Include

Many think that getting a respirator fit test is all that is needed.  Unfortunately, it’s much more than that. The OSHA Respiratory Protection Standard 29 CFR 1910.134 has many requirements in addition to respirator fit ...


Monitoring & Testing

Wastewater treatment plant monitors Greenhouse Gas emissions

Wastewater treatment plant monitors Greenhouse Gas emissions

Globally, little attention is paid to gaseous emissions from wastewater treatment processes. This contrasts greatly with the regulatory monitoring that is applied to the quality of water emissions from such facilities. However, in ...


Soil & Groundwater

The Future For Fracking

The Future For Fracking

Summary Fracking is an essential technology to meet growing global demand for oil and gas. Fracking has become the "F" word, because it is very water-intensive, and has potential negative impacts on the environment. The future of ...


Waste & Recycling

Update on Federal Air and GHG Regulations Affecting Landfills

Update on Federal Air and GHG  Regulations Affecting Landfills

EPA’s recent regulatory changes are expected to alter the way landfills are regulated for the foreseeable future with a potential to add additional compliance costs for the industry.  The air quality and greenhouse gas (GHG) ...


Water & Wastewater

Mogden thames water case study

Mogden thames water case study

Plant inputs : 90,000 Tonnes dry solids/annum 5,466m3 combined sludges/day Primary sludge 60% Secondary sludge 40% Digestion plant : 16 x 4,250m3 Mesophilic digesters (68,000m3 loial capacily) Complete refurbishment technology package 16 ...


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