Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

ETS reform: everything you need to know in a nutshell

ETS reform: everything you need to know in a nutshell

The EU's emissions trading scheme (ETS) was set up to reduce gas emissions and fight climate change, but it is not working as efficiently as it could. On 24 February MEPs approved draft legislation to tackle the imbalances of supply and ...


Energy & Renewables

Buzek: `Energy union can help to boost economic growth and jobs`

Buzek: `Energy union can help to boost economic growth and jobs`

Energy issues have dominated the EU's political agenda for a long time. When Jean-Claude Juncker took over as president of the European Commission, one of his priorities was creating an energy union. Today this union will be debated with ...


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

Moments of Truth—How will employees perceive your value for safety?

Moments of Truth—How will employees perceive your value for safety?

A moment of truth is an interaction that has the opportunity to make or break a relationship. If you think about going out to dinner there are a number of interactions from making the reservation, to valet parking, to seating, to ordering, ...


Monitoring & Testing

Emissions analyser helps manage power station

Emissions analyser helps manage power station

A multiparameter emissions monitor at Thetford power station is being used to demonstrate to the Environment Agency that the plant is performing within the conditions of its environmental permit. However, the data from the analyser, which ...


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

Superabsorbent derived from cassava waste pulp

Superabsorbent derived from cassava waste pulp

Background Cassava waste pulp from the tapioca industry is abundant in Indonesia. However, there have been few Indonesian or international papers describing research on the possible use of cassava waste pulp as a superabsorbent after ...


Water & Wastewater

Boskalis and our BBV Pumps environmentally friendly high flow pump unit

Boskalis and our BBV Pumps environmentally friendly high flow pump unit

Boskalis Nederland is a part of Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. Boskalis was established in 1910 and has expanded from a local dredging contractor to a leading global maritime services company with over 11.000 employees. Originally, ...


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