Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

Fluorinated greenhouse gases 2013

Fluorinated greenhouse gases 2013

Aggregated data reported by companies on the production, import and export of fluorinated greenhouse gases in the European Union. Background and policy The greenhouse gases (GHGs) covered by the UNFCCC Kyoto Protocol include three ...


Energy & Renewables

Lignin: A Possible Substitute for Petrochemicals in Products - Videos

Lignin: A Possible Substitute for Petrochemicals in Products - Videos

Usually burnt to heat the facilities at pulp and paper-making operations after valuable carbohydrate components such as cellulose have been separated from the woody feedstock—and sometimes cursed for its tendency to stick like glue ...


Environmental Management

Ten Steps To Incorporating Risk Analysis Into Your Business

Ten Steps To Incorporating Risk Analysis Into Your Business

Every authoritative guideline on risk management advocates the quantitative (that is, probabilistic) evaluation of risk using Monte Carlo simulation – from ISO1, COSO2, NASA3, RAND Corporation4, AACE International5 and APM6, to ...


Health & Safety

New approach makes faster and efficient work of oil spills

New approach makes faster and efficient work of oil spills

A comprehensive new study of oil’s behaviour in various sea conditions has resulted in significant advances in oil spill recovery using boom-style systems. Put into practice in DESMI ‘s Speed-Sweep Oil Spill Response (OSR) ...


Monitoring & Testing

Will the equipment match the regulatory method?

Will the equipment match the regulatory method?

Anyone involved in field analysis of oil in water will con tinually get the question "Does your equipment match the regulatory method?" Zj While the amount of oil in water is highly regulated, it can also be a challenging measurement. It ...


Soil & Groundwater

Global Shale Gas Development: Water Availability & Business Risks

Global Shale Gas Development: Water Availability & Business Risks

This report analyzes water availability across all potentially commercial shale resources worldwide.It also reveals that water availability could limit shale resource development on every continent except Antarctica. Shale resources are ...


Waste & Recycling

Waste Management in Canada – Problems and Opportunities

Waste Management in Canada – Problems and Opportunities

Canada has a poor record on waste management according to a Conference Board of Canada report – ranking 17 out of 17 in an international ranking of OECD countries. But although there are serious challenges for waste management in ...


Water & Wastewater

KLa Jet Aerators/Mixers for Large Diameter Equalization Tanks - Case Study

KLa Jet Aerators/Mixers for Large Diameter Equalization Tanks - Case Study

Flow Equalization Many municipalities are facing the challenge of having to equalize large volumes of storm water sometimes mixed with raw sewage in order to continuously meet their permit limitations. The equalized flow is stored during ...


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