Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

Carbon capture plans need urgent aid

Carbon capture plans need urgent aid

Governments may no longer be investing in the capture of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. But a new study says that doesn’t mean it’s a bad idea. It argues that the world just needs to think harder and spend more to make the ...


Energy & Renewables

International investment in the South African renewable energy market

International investment in the South African renewable energy market

A renewable energy market of extraordinary growth In just four years, South Africa has gone from being a coal-dependent economy to a prime destination for renewable energy investment. Largely propelled by the Renewable Energy Independent ...


Environmental Management

TELUS and Green Standards Partner to Responsibly Decommission Office Spaces Across Canada

TELUS and Green Standards Partner to Responsibly Decommission Office Spaces Across Canada

Green Standards and TELUS, Canada’s fastest growing telecommunications provider, have worked together since 2012 to decommission office spaces across the country, including spaces in British Columbia, Alberta, Ontario, Quebec and ...


Health & Safety

Governance of new technologies: recommendations for responsible innovation in nanotechnology

Governance of new technologies: recommendations for responsible innovation in nanotechnology

Effective risk governance is important when developing new technologies. This study assessed the approaches to governance of nanotechnology in Europe, based on a comprehensive review of literature and practices, complemented by discussions ...


Monitoring & Testing

How ILI Pig Tracking can be dangerous if done incorrectly

How ILI Pig Tracking can be dangerous if done incorrectly

Pipeline pigs are tools that are inserted into a pipeline and pushed along the pipeline by the product flowing through the pipeline. There are many different types of ILI tools. Some are used to clean the pipeline, while others are used to ...


Soil & Groundwater

Hydraulic Fracturing and the Environment Whitepaper - Analytical and Measuring Instruments

Hydraulic Fracturing and the Environment Whitepaper  - Analytical and Measuring Instruments

The recovery of natural gas and oil from untraditional wells is necessary for the economic stability of the United States. Shale gas deposits are deep below the earth’s surface and recovery of gas is expensive and requires millions ...


Waste & Recycling

Making the EPA Hazardous Waste Generator Improvements Rule Work For You

Making the EPA Hazardous Waste Generator Improvements Rule Work For You

A brief summary of the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed revisions to the hazardous waste generator regulations under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (40 CFR Parts 260 through 265, 268, 270, 273, and 279) The ...


Water & Wastewater

Act now to beat EU changes to wastewater treatment regulations

Act now to beat EU changes to wastewater treatment regulations

Introduction Over the past few months, signals have been emanating from Brussels that hint at tighter wastewater treatment regulations. For instance, not only has Carlos Moedas, EU Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation, ...


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