Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

PADEP Transition from CAIR to CSAPR

PADEP Transition from CAIR to CSAPR

As of January 1, 2015 the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. EPA) has been implementing the Cross-State Air Pollution Rule (CSAPR) through a Federal Implementation Plan (FIP) that primarily impacts electric generating units (EGUs). ...


Energy & Renewables

Why airlines keep pushing biofuels: They have no choice

Why airlines keep pushing biofuels: They have no choice

The number of global fliers is expected to more than double in the next two decades. In order to carry all those extra passengers, airlines are turning to a technology very few can make work on a large scale: converting trash into fuel. ...


Environmental Management

Contract Management – Know where to start and what needs to be done

Contract Management – Know where to start and what needs to be done

When preparing to negotiate a new contract or a contract renewal, organization will be your strongest asset. Having access to all key information in a contract, understanding of the requesting department’s needs and notes, and ...


Health & Safety

The Role of EHS Software

The Role of EHS Software

Environmental, health and safety (EHS) software plays a key role in most industries today. In short, it is the goal of putting a strong safety program in place within the company. This offers a number of benefits for the organization ...


Monitoring & Testing

Clean your test sieves to maintain accurate results

Clean your test sieves to maintain accurate results

A standard process in analytical laboratories is sieve analysis, the practice of accessing the particle size distribution of a granular material. The trouble is, sieves prove quite the challenge to clean thoroughly enough to get all ...


Soil & Groundwater

Shimadzu Guide to US EPA Method 8260 for analysis of volatile organic compounds in groundwater and solid waste

Shimadzu Guide to US EPA Method 8260 for analysis of volatile organic compounds in groundwater and solid waste

Environmental contamination has been at the forefront of government policy and regulation since the US EPA was established in 1970. Over the years the US EPA has developed, published, and updated multiple methods for analysis of ...


Waste & Recycling

Waste to Energy Analysis

Waste to Energy Analysis

The manufacturing of SRF in a single pass is not a new concept. However, with the environmental efficacy of alternative fuel production under seemingly increasing scrutiny, a one-step process is of growing importance, believes Peter ...


Water & Wastewater

Excerpt Advanced Sewer Technologies Paper

Excerpt Advanced Sewer Technologies Paper

Abstract  This document seeks to collect into one place current and new technologies about sewerage system design. The document organizes the information found in the 295 documents that were reviewed into six subject areas: Advanced ...


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