Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

Well-to-Wheels Greenhouse Gas Emissions of Canadian Oil Sands

Well-to-Wheels Greenhouse Gas Emissions of Canadian Oil Sands

Are greenhouse gas emissions from Canada’s oil sands higher than those from conventional oil? Apparently yes, according to a new study funded in part by the U.S. Department of Energy. It says oil from Canada’s oil sands ...


Energy & Renewables

If we quit oil, then what?

If we quit oil, then what?

Ditching oil would hugely increase electricity demand. Here’s why that’s a good thing for the environment. The recent oil pipeline spill in Santa Barbara has been an unfortunate case of déjà vu, bringing ...


Environmental Management

Evolution of Data Management at Antea Group

Evolution of Data Management at Antea Group

Background Antea Group (Delta Environmental) thrived in the atmosphere of the 90’s UST boom Retail petroleum focused for many years Project teams were local/regional with little resource sharing An Enterprise Solution was ...


Health & Safety

ROTAN ED for the Painting Industry - Another Case Story from DESMI

ROTAN ED for the Painting Industry - Another Case Story from DESMI

Guangzhou Strong Chemical Co., Ltd is one of the leading Chinese producers of automotive refinish coating material. The company specializes in automotive refinish and ancillary materials. Annual production capacity of automotive refinish ...


Monitoring & Testing

Future inside – smart environmental sensing technology

Future inside – smart environmental sensing technology

SHM30 snow depth sensor in Antarctica (photo: Alfred-Wegener-Institut, Helmholtz-Zentrum Bremerhaven) A lot of sensing technologies have changed recently: Ultrasonic wind measurement replaces cups and vane systems, closed anemometer ...


Soil & Groundwater

Shimadzu Guide to US EPA Method 8260 for analysis of volatile organic compounds in groundwater and solid waste

Shimadzu Guide to US EPA Method 8260 for analysis of volatile organic compounds in groundwater and solid waste

Environmental contamination has been at the forefront of government policy and regulation since the US EPA was established in 1970. Over the years the US EPA has developed, published, and updated multiple methods for analysis of ...


Waste & Recycling

Clean your test sieves to maintain accurate results

Clean your test sieves to maintain accurate results

A standard process in analytical laboratories is sieve analysis, the practice of accessing the particle size distribution of a granular material. The trouble is, sieves prove quite the challenge to clean thoroughly enough to get all ...


Water & Wastewater

Waste Water Treatment Plant sees Economic and Environmental Return on Investment with Biosolids Drying System from Therma-Flite

Waste Water Treatment Plant sees Economic and Environmental Return on Investment with Biosolids Drying System from Therma-Flite

Therma-Flite, a resource recovery technology company, releases a new case study that provides municipalities with a look at how one mid-sized city has achieved its goals of eliminating transportation and landfill costs associated with ...


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