Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

Modeling Tip: How to Set Up Variable Density Receptor Grid in AERMOD

Modeling Tip: How to Set Up Variable Density Receptor Grid in AERMOD

BREEZE is the market-leading air dispersion modeling software used by environmental professionals around the world Receptors are specific locations, set up in air quality dispersion models, where ambient concentration estimates or ...


Energy & Renewables

International investment in the South African renewable energy market

International investment in the South African renewable energy market

A renewable energy market of extraordinary growth In just four years, South Africa has gone from being a coal-dependent economy to a prime destination for renewable energy investment. Largely propelled by the Renewable Energy Independent ...


Environmental Management

Beyond Incident Rates: Use the Power of Leading Indicators to Improve EHS Performance

Beyond Incident Rates: Use the Power of Leading Indicators to Improve EHS Performance

What if you were driving somewhere, and could only see backwards in the rear-view mirror? Sounds scary, but this is pretty much how traditional Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) metrics like incident and injury rates have been used ...


Health & Safety

A Guide to Noise Measurement Terminology

A Guide to Noise Measurement Terminology

There are 100s of different acoustic parameters that can be used during your noise measurements. Each parameter can tell you something different the noise you’re monitoring. How do you remember what all this noise ...


Monitoring & Testing

Demolition Noise Monitoring with John F Hunt - Case Study

Demolition Noise Monitoring with John F Hunt - Case Study

Cirrus Environmental has enjoyed a long alliance with John F Hunt Demolition going back over many years, so much so, the company’s Health, Safety & Environmental Department has accumulated almost an ...


Soil & Groundwater

Environmental taxation in the right place can increase business productivity

Environmental taxation in the right place can increase business productivity

Industry has traditionally claimed that strict environmental regulation has a negative effect on its competitiveness. However, a recent theory proposes it may actually increase productivity and innovation. This study used a large database ...


Waste & Recycling

Making the EPA Hazardous Waste Generator Improvements Rule Work For You

Making the EPA Hazardous Waste Generator Improvements Rule Work For You

A brief summary of the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed revisions to the hazardous waste generator regulations under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (40 CFR Parts 260 through 265, 268, 270, 273, and 279) The ...


Water & Wastewater

Remote Fishing Facilities Change Their Water Way

Remote Fishing Facilities Change Their Water Way

The Situation: With a natural grandeur and isolation coupled with teeming seas and streams, British Columbia has long been considered Canada's premier destination (or fishing. The isolated Pacific Coastal Mountain Range protects this ...


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