Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

History of Air Pollution in the UK

History of Air Pollution in the UK

Introduction Concern about urban air quality is not new. Complaints were recorded in the 13th century when coal was first used in London. Since the middle of the 19th century, the atmosphere of the major British cities was regularly ...


Energy & Renewables

Why airlines keep pushing biofuels: They have no choice

Why airlines keep pushing biofuels: They have no choice

The number of global fliers is expected to more than double in the next two decades. In order to carry all those extra passengers, airlines are turning to a technology very few can make work on a large scale: converting trash into fuel. ...


Environmental Management

Carbon Asset Risk: A Review of Progress and Opportunities

Carbon Asset Risk: A Review of Progress and Opportunities

The concept of carbon asset risk – that the world’s fossil fuel companies hold at least three times more oil, gas and coal reserves than can realistically be burned in order to avoid potentially catastrophic climate warming ...


Health & Safety

Identification of Emergency Situations

Identification of Emergency Situations

With ever increasing technological advancements, the potential for risks and hazards have been substantially minimized in the recent years. However to a flip side, whether it’s a mass scale manufacturing facility or a service ...


Monitoring & Testing

TOC monitoring upstream of paper mill wastewater treatment facility using online TOC analyzer

TOC monitoring upstream of paper mill wastewater treatment facility using online TOC analyzer

At wastewater treatment facilities of various types of manufacturing plants, pollution load monitoring (upstream monitoring) is becoming increasingly important to ensure appropriate and stable operation and water pollution accident ...


Soil & Groundwater

Q&A: A look at Shell Oil and Arctic offshore drilling

Q&A: A look at Shell Oil and Arctic offshore drilling

Shell Oil drill vessels are heading to the Arctic. But they will not be permitted to drill into petroleum-bearing rock until a key piece of blowout response equipment, a capping stack, is on site. The capping stack is carried on the ...


Waste & Recycling

Landfilling, Waste-to-Energy, Recycling and Hazardous Waste

Landfilling, Waste-to-Energy, Recycling and Hazardous Waste

Landfilling, Waste-to-Energy, Recycling and Hazardous Waste By investing in and using inventive waste technologies, landfill owners will mitigate the liability, demonstrate good community social responsibility, and most importantly, add ...


Water & Wastewater

A Refinery saves 25% on biocide dosage by using HydroBio Advance

A Refinery saves 25% on biocide dosage by using HydroBio Advance

Real time determination and monitoring of biofilm in cooling systems 1. KEYWORDS HydroBio® Advance, Cooling system, Biofilm, Biocide consumption 2. BACKGROUND This case study shows how the application of the HydroBio® Advance is ...


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