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Air & Climate

5 things to know about Obama`s next climate move: methane

5 things to know about Obama`s next climate move: methane

The Obama administration on Wednesday announced its latest move to combat global warming, this time trying to rein in heat-trapping methane gas that escapes from oil and gas fields. The plan relies on voluntary steps and new rules to ...


Energy & Renewables

Renewable resource Trechwitz ORC case study

Renewable resource Trechwitz ORC case study

This plant has an electrical output of 800 kW and a thermal power of 760 KW. At the biogas plant in Trechwitz, an unconventional heat utilisation model was installed. The waste heat from the CHP unit is used to generate power in an ...


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

Toxins Found in E-Waste

Toxins Found in E-Waste

One of the worst effects of a skyrocketing, global e-waste crisis is the risk of toxic contamination for the environment and communities. In fact, delving into the many chemical and heavy metal materials that make up most electronic ...


Monitoring & Testing

Why does the market need a new Phosgene indicator badge?

Why does the market need a new Phosgene indicator badge?

Usage of Phosgene Phosgene (COCl2) is a non combustible but very toxic gas. It is a raw material for plastics like Polycarbonates (i. e. Macrolon) or Polyurethanes. Monitoring of Phosgene Plants using or manufacturing Phosgene of course ...


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

Circular economy to be scrapped?

Circular economy to be scrapped?

Riverside Waste Machinery’s managing director Jonathan Oldfield, a passionate advocate of UK resource efficiency, talks about the current uncertainty surrounding the circular economy. There are a few things the waste and recycling ...


Water & Wastewater

KSFA Info-FLO: “Better than New Septic from Bio-Microbics!“

KSFA Info-FLO: “Better than New Septic from Bio-Microbics!“

Better than New Septic from Bio-Microbics! In Western Kansas, those properties that experience biologically-failed septic systems rarely have options other than to replace the entire system - an expensive endeavor for low-income housing. ...


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