Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

Costs of air pollution from European industrial facilities – an updated assessment

Costs of air pollution from European industrial facilities – an updated assessment

In 2011, the European Environment Agency (EEA) published a first assessment of the costs of air pollution caused by European industrial facilities. The report Revealing the costs of air pollution from industrial facilities in Europe (EEA, ...


Energy & Renewables

Energy support measures and their impact on innovation in the renewable energy sector in Europe

Energy support measures and their impact on innovation in the renewable energy sector in Europe

Governments support energy production and consumption in order to meet social, economic and environmental objectives, and they have been doing so for decades. In times of economic crisis, public budgets and household incomes come under ...


Environmental Management

Are you taking big risks with your risk management?

Are you taking big risks with your risk management?

Introduction We like the word ‘professional’ – it gives us a sense of security. We have our accounts prepared by a qualified accountant, we use a lawyer to write a contract, and we go to a doctor for medical advice. So ...


Health & Safety

Controlling Noise at Work: An Overview

Controlling Noise at Work: An Overview

Not sure what your noise control strategy should include? You could, of course, go for your own strategy. However, if you are new to controlling noise at work like many of our customers, you might want something tried and ...


Monitoring & Testing

Rain Gauge Fixed with 12 V Regulator

Rain Gauge Fixed with 12 V Regulator

A friend came to me with a curious problem regarding the research weather stations he maintains. The Geonor rain gauges were experiencing glitches. Some of his stations exhibited only occasional problems, and others were failing ...


Soil & Groundwater

TerraTherm to Remediate Soils at the Beede Waste Oil Superfund Site - Case Study

TerraTherm to Remediate Soils at the Beede Waste Oil Superfund Site - Case Study

The Beede Site is the former location of a state-licensed and regulated waste oil recycling and disposal facility. The nearly 41-acre Site is located in a residential area of Plaistow, New Hampshire (NH). Operations at the Site began in ...


Waste & Recycling

Question of the Month: How can you utilize dry ice blasting for delicate cleaning?

Question of the Month: How can you utilize dry ice blasting for delicate cleaning?

Already recognized as being a non-abrasive cleaning process, dry ice cleaning is gaining notoriety for its delicate cleaning properties. It is commonly used in the pharmaceutical industry for cleaning surgical devices and catheter tips. ...


Water & Wastewater

Water for Cooling Thermoelectric Power Plants in the Great Lakes Basin is an Undervalued Resource

Water for Cooling Thermoelectric Power Plants in the Great Lakes Basin is an Undervalued Resource

Water availability is critical to power generation: Without access to adequate amounts of water for cooling, power plants that rely on heat energy to generate electricity cannot operate. In the U.S., population growth and increasing ...


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