Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

We’re headed to Paris. But where did we come from?

We’re headed to Paris. But where did we come from?

A look at past UN climate negotiations offers valuable context for this year’s pivotal talks. 2015 is shaping up to be a pivotal year with respect to climate change as growing concern about impacts converges with a critical stage in ...


Energy & Renewables

2014 JRC Ocean Energy Status Report

2014 JRC Ocean Energy Status Report

Abstract Oceans and seas have the potential to play a significant role in providing clean energy. Different technologies are currently being developed to ensure a long term contribution of ocean energy to the future energy system. Among ...


Environmental Management

Environmental Protection Expenditures by Businesses – 2012

Environmental Protection Expenditures by Businesses – 2012

Canadian businesses reported that they spent $10.9 billion on environmental protection in 2012, up 15% from 2010 according to a new report from Statistics Canada. Two categories of expenditures—pollution ...


Health & Safety

Sharing Best Practices in Mining Safety

Sharing Best Practices in Mining Safety

In the world of environmental, health and safety, sharing information can have an amazing ripple effect across an industry. It gives companies the ability to learn from the experiences of other companies. In some cases, this can be the ...


Monitoring & Testing

What is the challenge with the dichromate COD approach and why is an alternative method required?

What is the challenge with the dichromate COD approach and why is an alternative method required?

Ask The Expert: What is the challenge with the dichromate COD approach and why is an alternative method required? Answer: The traditional COD analysis approach has been used for decades and is based on the use of potassium ...


Soil & Groundwater

A Natural Modeling Approach to Pumping Wells in Visual MODFLOW Flex

A Natural Modeling Approach to Pumping Wells in Visual MODFLOW Flex

The Waterloo Hydrogeologic software development team is constantly making improvements based on the feedback and suggestions from our worldwide users. Recently, our focus has been on redesigning the pumping wells boundary condition in ...


Waste & Recycling

Food manufacturers: Include waste in final cost of product

Food manufacturers: Include waste in final cost of product

Over the past year, the momentum of food waste reduction has become a forefront concern on a global, national and industry level. In the United States, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and Environmental Protection Agency ...


Water & Wastewater

GTI Covers Tackle Troublesome Algae at Clarksville Water Treatment Plant

GTI Covers Tackle Troublesome Algae at Clarksville Water Treatment Plant

The Utility: The Clarksville Water System consists of a water treatment plant and a distribution system that serves approximately 160,000 people, making it one of the largest in Tennessee. The Clarksville Water Treatment Plant is situated ...


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