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Air & Climate

Air pollution impacts brain development before birth

Air pollution impacts brain development before birth

A study published today (Mar 25, 2015) in JAMA Psychology outlines the negative impacts of prenatal exposure to air pollutants on childhood brain development. Researchers at the Institute for the Developing Mind at Children’s ...


Energy & Renewables

AutoPumps keep the power on for thousands of Florida Homes - Case Study

AutoPumps keep the power on for thousands of Florida Homes - Case Study

Waste Management's Springhill Regional Landfill near Campbellton, Florida generates 'green' energy by extracting and burning the methane in landfill gas. Its $7 million landfill gas energy (LFGE) plant, with six large Caterpillar engines ...


Environmental Management

New CDM Regs: Be careful for what you wish for, advises expert

New CDM Regs: Be careful for what you wish for, advises expert

New CDM Regulations came into force this month (April 6) to tackle among other matters the unacceptably high number of people suffering from workplace dust and emission ailments (more than 13,000 says the HSE)* but they also signal an end ...


Health & Safety

doseBadge Builds up a Head of Steam in York

doseBadge Builds up a Head of Steam in York

Here’s the latest case study from Cirrus Research, featuring the world-famous National Railway Museum. See how the doseBadge Noise Dosimeter helps Anna Kavanagh check that her teams are not exceeding their daily noise exposure ...


Monitoring & Testing

When is a Nitrogen Monitor Not a Nitrogen Monitor?

When is a Nitrogen Monitor Not a Nitrogen Monitor?

No matter what industry you work in, whether it be diving, agriculture, academia, aerospace or catering you will no doubt have your own industry specific language. My favourite take on this is this relatively famous ...


Soil & Groundwater

Titan Geosynthetics: A Major Solution for CN Rail - Case Study

Titan Geosynthetics: A Major Solution for CN Rail - Case Study

The Canadian National Railway (CN Rail) wanted to build an additional 6-track extension at the Transcona yard in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Heavy rail cars were expected to pass over this extension area and CN Rail was looking for an economical, ...


Waste & Recycling

The County council in Val de Marne, France install a second Big Hanna composter in Valenton

The County council in Val de Marne, France install a second Big Hanna composter in Valenton

The County council in Val de Marne located south east of Paris, continue to implement their policy of sustainable development and management of food waste by installing a second Big Hanna modell T120 to convert the organic food waste from ...


Water & Wastewater

AERZEN provides energy efficient process air generation in the Kötz wastewater treatment plant

AERZEN provides energy efficient process air generation in the Kötz wastewater treatment plant

The Kötz wastewater treatment plant, located a few kilometres south of Günzburg, was designed for a population equivalent of 45,000. About 20,000 inhabitants are connected at present. Due to the additional discharge of industrial ...


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