Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

Interview: how to charge firms for CO2 emissions without it costing jobs

Interview: how to charge firms for CO2 emissions without it costing jobs

Charging companies for CO2 emissions can be a great way of encouraging them to become cleaner, but also risks pushing them to move production to somewhere with lower environmental standards. The European Commission aims to prevent the ...


Energy & Renewables

Power station planned outages - Case Study

Power station planned outages - Case Study

Luminant is a Texas-based electric utility. Luminant's operations include electricity generation and wholesaling, mining, construction, and development. Luminant wished to find a method that would optimize the maintenance and upgrade ...


Environmental Management

Ten Steps To Incorporating Risk Analysis Into Your Business

Ten Steps To  Incorporating  Risk Analysis  Into Your  Business

Introduction Every authoritative guideline on risk management advocates the quantitative (that is, probabilistic) evaluation of risk using Monte Carlo simulation – from ISO1, COSO2, NASA3, RAND Corporation4, AACE International5 and ...


Health & Safety

Reliable protection against legionella - Case Study

Reliable protection against legionella - Case Study

Legionella bacteria pose a life-threatening risk, particularly to older people. This is why one care home operator in Spain opted for effective water disinfection with chlorine dioxide systems Bello Zon. Serious threat Combating ...


Monitoring & Testing

7 Factors to Help Maintain a Healthy Gas Leak Detection Programme

7 Factors to Help Maintain a Healthy Gas Leak Detection Programme

We’ve put together seven important factors that are worth considering before, during and after use of gas leak detection equipment. Whether investing in refrigerant gas leak detection equipment as part of compliance for the F-Gas ...


Soil & Groundwater

Global Shale Gas Development: Water Availability & Business Risks

Global Shale Gas Development: Water Availability & Business Risks

This report analyzes water availability across all potentially commercial shale resources worldwide.It also reveals that water availability could limit shale resource development on every continent except Antarctica. Shale resources are ...


Waste & Recycling

Waste Management in Canada – Problems and Opportunities

Waste Management in Canada – Problems and Opportunities

Canada has a poor record on waste management according to a Conference Board of Canada report – ranking 17 out of 17 in an international ranking of OECD countries. But although there are serious challenges for waste management in ...


Water & Wastewater

KLa Jet Aerators/Mixers for Large Diameter Equalization Tanks - Case Study

KLa Jet Aerators/Mixers for Large Diameter Equalization Tanks - Case Study

Flow Equalization Many municipalities are facing the challenge of having to equalize large volumes of storm water sometimes mixed with raw sewage in order to continuously meet their permit limitations. The equalized flow is stored during ...


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