Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

Gaseous emissions during concurrent combustion of biomass and non-recyclable municipal solid waste

Gaseous emissions during concurrent combustion of biomass and non-recyclable municipal solid waste

Abstract Background: Biomass and municipal solid waste offer sustainable sources of energy; for example to meet heat and electricity demand in the form of combined cooling, heat and power. Combustion of biomass has a lesser impact than ...


Energy & Renewables

Netherlands National Energy Outlook 2014 Summary

Netherlands National Energy Outlook 2014 Summary

The National Energy Outlook The National Energy Outlook (NEO) outlines the current state of the Dutch energy system. The NEO describes the observed development from 2000 up to the present, as well as expected developments up to 2030. It ...


Environmental Management

Who pays? Who cuts emissions? 5 issues for UN climate deal

Who pays? Who cuts emissions? 5 issues for UN climate deal

World governments are hoping that this year will mark a breakthrough in the slow-paced U.N. climate talks. In Geneva this week, negotiators from more than 190 countries are working on a draft of a deal that's supposed to be adopted in ...


Health & Safety

Case study - PCB Containment - ICA of Jacksonville

Case study - PCB Containment - ICA of Jacksonville

Location: Jacksonville, FL System Applied: JBT 303 Substrate / Area: PCB Containment, 38,000 sq.ft. Date Completed: November 2005 Quality Control: Dudley Primeaux II, Primeaux Associates, LLC Project Description The building was ...


Monitoring & Testing

Who says materials analysis can’t be fun? Oxford Instruments brings “smart science” to the “smart phone”

Who says materials analysis can’t be fun? Oxford Instruments brings “smart science” to the “smart phone”

Everyone who works or studies in the world of materials and elemental analysis agrees on two guiding principles: Accuracy of analysis is vital and speed of analysis is critical where time equals money. Oxford Instruments’ new ...


Soil & Groundwater

High-Resolution Site Characterization with Multilevel Systems

High-Resolution Site Characterization with Multilevel Systems

Within the last few years, the U.S. EPA added a new focus area on high-resolution site characterization (HRSC) to their Contaminated Site Clean-Up Information (CLU-IN) website. The U.S. EPA’s definition of HRSC is: ...


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

Is Ultraviolet Ultra Safe?

Is Ultraviolet Ultra Safe?

With retailers under pressure to meet increasing health and safety standards, it’s no surprise that many of our food & products are coming into contact with Ultraviolet (UV) radiation which is gradually becoming common as a cost ...


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