Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

ETS reform: everything you need to know in a nutshell

ETS reform: everything you need to know in a nutshell

The EU's emissions trading scheme (ETS) was set up to reduce gas emissions and fight climate change, but it is not working as efficiently as it could. On 24 February MEPs approved draft legislation to tackle the imbalances of supply and ...


Energy & Renewables

Solar:The Next Shale?

Solar:The Next Shale?

That is a key question asked in a February 2nd Press Release from Wood Mackenzie, a world leader in commercial intelligence for the energy, metals and mining industries. Just as shale extraction technologies took oil and gas markets ...


Environmental Management

Who pays? Who cuts emissions? 5 issues for UN climate deal

Who pays? Who cuts emissions? 5 issues for UN climate deal

World governments are hoping that this year will mark a breakthrough in the slow-paced U.N. climate talks. In Geneva this week, negotiators from more than 190 countries are working on a draft of a deal that's supposed to be adopted in ...


Health & Safety

Preview: 2015 Safety in Action Guide - 8 Issues Shaping Safety Now

Preview: 2015 Safety in Action Guide - 8 Issues Shaping Safety Now

Safety leaders have a lot to be proud of in today's workplace. Across industry, organizations are enjoying record low injury rates. Safety now has a place on the organizational agenda and there is greater safety literacy across more ...


Monitoring & Testing

Dissolved Oxygen – the discussion moves on

Dissolved Oxygen – the discussion moves on

Do Dissolved Oxygen Sensors need Cleaning? The re-emergence of Optical Dissolved Oxygen Sensors around 6-7 years ago generated a lively and interesting discussion which revolved around the relative merits of Optical and Galvanic Dissolved ...


Soil & Groundwater

High-Resolution Site Characterization with Multilevel Systems

High-Resolution Site Characterization with Multilevel Systems

Within the last few years, the U.S. EPA added a new focus area on high-resolution site characterization (HRSC) to their Contaminated Site Clean-Up Information (CLU-IN) website. The U.S. EPA’s definition of HRSC is: ...


Waste & Recycling

Bio-Stabilization of MSW in Argentina - Case Study

Bio-Stabilization of MSW in Argentina - Case Study

Largest Landfill in South America uses the Covered Aerated Static Pile (CASP) composting system to Bio-Stabilize 400 tons/day of Mix Solid Waste (MSW) derived from the landfill sparation facility. 2500 tons of un-separated MSW arrives ...


Water & Wastewater

Lamix - anaerobic sewage treatment EGSB - Case Study

Lamix - anaerobic sewage treatment EGSB - Case Study

Executed as "design and build" contract anaerobic wastewater treatment in paper Lamix is one of the first of it's kind in Polish and Central European P&P. WWTP built in EGSB (expanded granular sludeg bed) anaerobic reactors technology ...


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