Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

EEA Signals 2015 - Living in a changing climate

EEA Signals 2015 - Living in a changing climate

Our climate is changing. Scientific evidence shows that the global average temperature is rising, and rainfall patterns are shifting. It also shows that glaciers, Arctic sea ice and the Greenland ice sheet are melting. The ...


Energy & Renewables

If we quit oil, then what?

If we quit oil, then what?

Ditching oil would hugely increase electricity demand. Here’s why that’s a good thing for the environment. The recent oil pipeline spill in Santa Barbara has been an unfortunate case of déjà vu, bringing ...


Environmental Management

How to avoid buying in supply chain risk

How to avoid buying in supply chain risk

In an article first published on the Supply Management blog, Altius Managing Director Gary Plant advises on six vital steps procurement managers can take to cut supplier risk. A survey of Chief Procurement Officers (CPOs) has revealed ...


Health & Safety

Don’t Let Training Hold Your Safety Culture Back

Don’t Let Training Hold Your Safety Culture Back

People are the most important resource for any company, no matter the industry. Because of this, ensuring that people resources are working efficiently and effectively should be a universal executive priority. Sadly one element of that ...


Monitoring & Testing

Early Ethylene Glycol Leak Detection in Power Plant Steam Condensate Is Essential

Early Ethylene Glycol Leak Detection in Power Plant Steam Condensate Is Essential

Fossil fuel and nuclear power plants use heat exchangers to condense process steam back into liquid form. A heat exchanger works by transferring heat from one medium (steam) to another medium (air, water, or ethylene glycol). Many newer, ...


Soil & Groundwater

Brownfield and Contaminated Land Development - Case Studies

Brownfield and Contaminated Land Development - Case Studies

Whether it is an old industrial site in the center of a city, the corner gas station, or a former agricultural site that used pesticides for decades, contaminated property can be found anywhere. These sites can be considered CERCLA, RCRA, ...


Waste & Recycling

Landfill Leachate Sources and Treatment Options

Landfill Leachate Sources and Treatment Options

What is leachate? In a lab, it is any liquid that extracts solids as it passes through matter. In a landfill, it is the water that enters the facility in a number of ways, passes through waste material on contact, contains a wide range of ...


Water & Wastewater

Waste Water Treatment Plant sees Economic and Environmental Return on Investment with Biosolids Drying System from Therma-Flite

Waste Water Treatment Plant sees Economic and Environmental Return on Investment with Biosolids Drying System from Therma-Flite

Therma-Flite, a resource recovery technology company, releases a new case study that provides municipalities with a look at how one mid-sized city has achieved its goals of eliminating transportation and landfill costs associated with ...


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