Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

Hydrocarbons and carbon monoxide

Example: Aluminium recycling Similar tasks: Recycling of copper, lead, cink The waste gas in metal recycling usually contains particles (abraded metal, mineral dust), inorganic, acid substances (HF, HCI, SOx) and dioxins (PCDD/F) as well ...


Energy & Renewables

Power plant saves millions and increases production by improving cooling tower water treatment - case study

Application: Cooling Tower Water Treatment A Power Plant in Palo Seco, Puerto Rico has realized the millions in annuals savings since the 2010 MIOX installation. Power production was boosted by 7% in the first year due to biofilm and ...


Environmental Management

Nitrous oxide (laughing gas)

Example: Uranium enrichment Similar tasks: Nitric acid caprolactam production When uranium ore is converted into uranium hexafluoride (UF6) for uranium enrichment employing the diffusion process, or also when producing nitric acid and ...


Health & Safety

Compliance Corner - Develop and implement

On March 25, 2003, the US Department of Transportation (DOT) issued an emergency revision to the Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR) relating to security training and security planning for transporters and offerors (shippers) of ...


Monitoring & Testing

Results of EcoCatalyst Injection into SBR`s Creamery Plant, in Texas, USA case study

EcoCatalyst Injection Into SBR's -Primary Project Objectives: Monitor EcoCatalyst ability to increase the transfer of dissolved oxygen into the North and South SBR’s and it’s “carry over effect” into the aeration ...


Soil & Groundwater

Water Reuse and Conservation

According to the UNEP (United Nations Environment Program, Global Environment Outlook 3, 2002), the total volume of water on earth is about 1,400 million cubic km (kilometers), of which, only 2.5 per cent, or about 35 million cubic km, is ...


Waste & Recycling

A hive of activity in gas-fired power plant

For over 100 years, the Weser River has shaped the industrial landscape of Bremen with its harbours, shipyards and steelworks. For 50 years, electricity has been generated from the steelworks' waste gases and now an ultra-modern ...


Water & Wastewater

Profile: Factors that influence properties of FOG deposits and their formation in sewer collection systems

The quantification of the factors that may affect the formation of the fat, oil, and grease (FOG) deposits and their chemical and rheological properties were predominantly covered in the paper. The factors included the types of fats used ...


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