Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

ETS reform: everything you need to know in a nutshell

ETS reform: everything you need to know in a nutshell

The EU's emissions trading scheme (ETS) was set up to reduce gas emissions and fight climate change, but it is not working as efficiently as it could. On 24 February MEPs approved draft legislation to tackle the imbalances of supply and ...


Energy & Renewables

Burning Man Work Ranch Solar Installation - Case Study

Burning Man Work Ranch Solar Installation - Case Study

Project Overview: Patriot Solar Group worked with Pure Power Solutions to design a ballasted ground mount array while accommodating a pre-existing concrete high-way lock blocks as the form of ballast, per customer request. Patriot Solar ...


Environmental Management

Conflict minerals cyclone to hit manufacturing

Conflict minerals cyclone to hit manufacturing

In the latest round of new year’s forecasts, a noticeably absent topic from more general predictions for the packaging industry was the requirement for companies to comply with conflict minerals legislation. This is of course hardly ...


Health & Safety

Video Case Study: Thompson Creek Mining Company

Video Case Study: Thompson Creek Mining Company

This video is about Thompson Creek Mine's safety journey. After its success with BST's BAPP® and SafeAlign® technologies, the mine's management saw an opportunity to coordinate leadership goals through safety improvement. Aligning ...


Monitoring & Testing

What are the key steps in measuring pH? Why do I need to calibrate?

What are the key steps in measuring pH? Why do I need to calibrate?

pH is a useful parameter which is used across all industries for quality control, environmental monitoring, lab work and much more. There are 10 key steps which should be followed to ensure pH measurements using a meter are accurate. ...


Soil & Groundwater

High-Resolution Site Characterization with Multilevel Systems

High-Resolution Site Characterization with Multilevel Systems

Within the last few years, the U.S. EPA added a new focus area on high-resolution site characterization (HRSC) to their Contaminated Site Clean-Up Information (CLU-IN) website. The U.S. EPA’s definition of HRSC is: ...


Waste & Recycling

Bio-Stabilization of MSW in Argentina - Case Study

Bio-Stabilization of MSW in Argentina - Case Study

Largest Landfill in South America uses the Covered Aerated Static Pile (CASP) composting system to Bio-Stabilize 400 tons/day of Mix Solid Waste (MSW) derived from the landfill sparation facility. 2500 tons of un-separated MSW arrives ...


Water & Wastewater

Green Water Infrastructure

Green Water Infrastructure

Stormwater runoff is a major cause of water pollution in urban areas. When rain falls on roofs, streets, and parking lots, the water cannot soak into the ground. In most urban areas, stormwater is drained through engineered collection ...


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