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

Oil on wild ride; How will it end?

Oil on wild ride; How will it end?

The price of oil is on a wild ride, and there is little agreement on where it's headed. After falling nearly 60 percent from a peak last June, the price of oil bounced back more than 20 percent as January turned to February. Then, on ...


Environmental Management

Valuable lessons learned from 13 years investing in sustainable innovation

Valuable lessons learned from 13 years investing in sustainable innovation

For many, investing in green has been like riding an enormous rollercoaster. Yet, more careful analysis reveals that most new industries go through similar cycles of enthusiasm, rejection, volatility and acceptance. Today, the cleantech ...


Health & Safety

BBA emergency pump units for a nuclear power plant

BBA emergency pump units for a nuclear power plant

Following the Fukushima nuclear disaster in 2011, safety regulations at many nuclear plants have been considerably tightened, this has led to an increased demand for fire fighting pump systems. These systems must comply with extremely ...


Monitoring & Testing

Can I use two probes of the same type with a Hach HQ40D meter?

Can I use two probes of the same type with a Hach HQ40D meter?

Yes – two probes of the same type can be used with the Hach HQ40D. The Hach HQ40D is a multi meter with two channels – this means it can accept two probes and measure two parameters from pH, conductivity and dissolved oxygen ...


Soil & Groundwater

Answers to questions about oil waste in California aquifers

Answers to questions about oil waste in California aquifers

California, the country's third-largest oil-producing state, has improperly given oil companies more than 2,500 permits to inject production fluids and oilfield waste into underground water supplies that are used for drinking water or ...


Waste & Recycling

An Infographic on “A Bottles Journey”

An Infographic on “A Bottles Journey”

The average family consumes annually about 500 glass jars or bottles.  Glass if taken to landfill will never decompose.  However glass can endlessly be recycled without loosing its characteristics.  Glass is made from raw ...


Water & Wastewater

Lamb-Weston’s French Fry Plant Saves on Fuel Costs with ADI-BVF® Anaerobic Reactor

Lamb-Weston’s French Fry Plant Saves on Fuel Costs with ADI-BVF® Anaerobic Reactor

Location: Taber, Alberta, Canada • Sector: Food & Beverage The Client: Lamb-Weston is a division of ConAgra Limited—one of the largest potato processors in the world. The company operates several french fry processing ...


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