Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

Projections in hindsight - An assessment of past emission projections reported by Member States under EU air pollution and GHG legislation

Projections in hindsight - An assessment of past emission projections reported by Member States under EU air pollution and GHG legislation

Over the past decade, European Union (EU) Member States were required to regularly compile and report official estimates of their projected (future) emissions for the year 2010 under two complementary pieces of legislation: for ...


Energy & Renewables

Biofuels Digest Series On TSCA And The Bioeconomy

Biofuels Digest Series On TSCA And The Bioeconomy

Biofuels Digest is running a "Thought Leadership" series of articles highlighting some of the ways the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) applies to biobased products. The articles, written by Biobased and Renewable Products Advocacy ...


Environmental Management

Three ways to strengthen IPCC reports

Three ways to strengthen IPCC reports

As the UN’s COP 21 meeting in Paris, France, draws closer, the future of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is under consideration. In numerous consultations from Nairobi to Berlin, member countries and scientists ...


Health & Safety

A Guide on International Chemical Conventions

A Guide on International Chemical Conventions

There are many international chemical conventions restricting or even banning the production, use and trade of certain hazardous chemicals for the purpose of protecting human health and the environment. We have prepared a guide on major ...


Monitoring & Testing

New Developments in Thermal Dispersion Mass Flow Meters: In-The-Field Compensation for Changes in Natural Gas Composition

New Developments in Thermal Dispersion Mass Flow Meters: In-The-Field Compensation for Changes in Natural Gas Composition

Introduction The flow of natural gas in pipelines is often complicated by changes in the composition of the gas. The method described in this paper solves the problem of variable composition via a new four-temperature mass flow sensor. The ...


Soil & Groundwater

Abandon Well Contaminate Aquifer

Abandon Well Contaminate Aquifer

This article points out the magnitude of this urgent issue.  An abandoned well becomes an opening into an aquifer which is likely to introduce contamination.  Filling it in is a critical component of protecting the well water ...


Waste & Recycling

Landfill Compaction Test

Landfill Compaction Test

TANA E520 VS. BOMAG 1172-RB This compaction study has been conducted in Belvedere Landfill, Legoli, Italy. Compaction test was conducted between TANA E520 (52 ton) machine vs. Bomag 1175-BC (55 ton) machine. Test was done by Independent ...


Water & Wastewater

Automotive Manufacturer Drives Cost Reduction and Increases Profitability Through Wastewater Treatment

Automotive Manufacturer Drives Cost Reduction and Increases Profitability Through Wastewater Treatment

An engine manufacturing plant in Slovakia needed to improve their operations. The company sought continuous improvement through operating efficiencies, cost reduction, and recycling and reuse of waste. The plant produces 300,000 gasoline ...


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