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

Carmanah Solar LED Lighting Saves Facility $1.5 Million

Carmanah Solar LED Lighting Saves Facility $1.5 Million

Client: California Energy Facility Location: California, USA Equipment: EverGEN 1520 Solar LED Lighting with BetaLED LEDway fixtures California is one of the greenest states in the US and its focus on environmental protection is marked ...


Environmental Management

The Art and Science of Corporate Sustainability Goal Setting

The Art and Science of Corporate Sustainability Goal Setting

Corporate sustainability goals can be something of a mystery. I am sometimes asked: why do companies set the sustainability goals that they do? I often answer that as a science company, DuPont focuses on developing science-based solutions ...


Health & Safety

EU Publishes Regulation Regarding REACH Joint Submission of Data and Data Sharing

EU Publishes Regulation Regarding REACH Joint Submission of Data and Data Sharing

On January 6, 2016, the European Union (EU) published its Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2016/9 regarding the joint submission of data and data sharing under the Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals ...


Monitoring & Testing

Case study - Spindle utilities module

Case study - Spindle utilities module

Business Situation The existing method of tracking utility usage at these industrial laundries was highly manual, unreliable, and time consuming. Total utility consumption from bills was entered into large spreadsheets and analyzed over ...


Soil & Groundwater

Modeling Tip: How to Set Up Variable Density Receptor Grid in AERMOD

Modeling Tip: How to Set Up Variable Density Receptor Grid in AERMOD

BREEZE is the market-leading air dispersion modeling software used by environmental professionals around the world Receptors are specific locations, set up in air quality dispersion models, where ambient concentration estimates or ...


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

The Wastewater life cycle inventory tool by 2.-0 LCA consultants

The Wastewater life cycle inventory tool by 2.-0 LCA consultants

Very often the fate of chemicals after use is to be sent to municipal wastewater treatment plants (WWTPs), where they are subject to degradation. In many life cycle assessment (LCA) studies we need to account for the environmental impacts ...


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