Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

Global megatrend update 9: Increasingly severe consequences of climate change

Global megatrend update 9: Increasingly severe consequences of climate change

In 2010, the EEA produced its first assessment of global megatrends as part of its five-yearly assessment of the European environment’s state, trend and prospects (SOER 2010). In preparation for SOER 2015, the EEA is updating each of ...


Energy & Renewables

Asia`s Largest Oil and Gas Company Seeks to Lower its Own Rising Costs

Asia`s Largest Oil and Gas Company Seeks to Lower its Own Rising Costs

Growing demand and higher prices for natural gas might seem like good news for Asia’s largest oil & gas company. But for giant, Sinopec -- the world’s fifth largest company -- significant gas price increases in China also ...


Environmental Management

Oil Spill Technologies Heat Up

Oil Spill Technologies Heat Up

The highly successful, widespread deployment of PyroBoom® fireboom for controlled burning in the Gulf represented a crowning achievement in a development journey spanning more than 30 years. The concept of burning spilled or leaked ...


Health & Safety

Merck Sharp & Dohme - Case Study

Merck Sharp & Dohme - Case Study

MSD (formerly Schering-Plough) is located in Brinny in County Cork, Ireland and employs over 550 people. The site is a centre of excellence for the manufacture and quality assurance of its biotechnology based pharmaceutical ...


Monitoring & Testing

London Region Develops “Intelligent” Infrastructure for the HELP Clean Water Project

London Region Develops “Intelligent” Infrastructure for the HELP Clean Water Project

For progressive municipalities, forward thinking about infrastructure can pay huge dividends down the road. In London region, the HELP Clean Water Funding Initiative (Huron-Elgin-London Project Clean Water) was started to create ...


Soil & Groundwater

Connections: Understanding Urban Soil Lead

Connections: Understanding Urban Soil Lead

There is no such thing as unleaded when talking about soils in urban areas. If a car had ever been driven near or paint had been applied to a home built on the soil prior to 1975, that soil will have measurable concentrations of lead. It ...


Waste & Recycling

Alcázar de San Juan Waste Management plant, Spain - Case Study

Alcázar de San Juan Waste Management plant, Spain - Case Study

The Alcázar De San Juan Waste Management Plant Now Has Four Titech Autosort Units The latest remodeling of the Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) Management Plant in Alcázar de San Juan (Ciudad Real, Spain) includes two new TITECH ...


Water & Wastewater

Realizing the human rights to water and sanitation: A Handbook

Realizing the human rights to water and sanitation: A Handbook

UN Special Rapporteur on the human right to safe drinking water and sanitation. September 2014 Since 2010, when the United Nation General Assembly explicitly recognized the human right to safe drinking water and sanitation and the Human ...


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