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Air & Climate

Big climate report: Warming is big risk for people

Big climate report: Warming is big risk for people

If you think of climate change as a hazard for some far-off polar bears years from now, you're mistaken. That's the message from top climate scientists gathering in Japan this week to assess the impact of global warming. In fact, they ...


Energy & Renewables

Honolulu’s LED Lamps: Cutting on Carbon and Trimming Tax

Honolulu’s LED Lamps: Cutting on Carbon and Trimming Tax

Honolulu, the Hawaiian capital’s energy costs rank tenth on the pollution lists. In an attempt to reduce this figure, the city mayor wants to install solar street lamps which will help cut tax and Greenhouse Gas emissions. Hawaii ...


Environmental Management

Case Studies in EHS Management

Case Studies in EHS Management

Achieving real, tangible gains and substantial ROI through software is not only possible, it happens every day for small, medium and large companies with the right web-based EHS software solution. This whitepaper shows how five leading ...


Health & Safety

Heat Protection Gloves: Which Professions Use Them?

Heat Protection Gloves: Which Professions Use Them?

In a wide variety of industries, companies are required to provide the proper safety equipment for their employees. Health and safety has become a top priority for businesses in recent years, providing protection for both workers and the ...


Monitoring & Testing

Ultrasonic Testing For Non Destructive Testing

Ultrasonic Testing For Non Destructive Testing

Ultrasonic Testing or UT as its known has programs in a wide range of sectors, from aerospace, automobile, to substance, oil, large storage space, and power creation and overseas. UT is aspect of a selection of techniques known as NDT (Non ...


Soil & Groundwater

The Future For Fracking

The Future For Fracking

Summary Fracking is an essential technology to meet growing global demand for oil and gas. Fracking has become the "F" word, because it is very water-intensive, and has potential negative impacts on the environment. The future of ...


Waste & Recycling

Update on Federal Air and GHG Regulations Affecting Landfills

Update on Federal Air and GHG  Regulations Affecting Landfills

EPA’s recent regulatory changes are expected to alter the way landfills are regulated for the foreseeable future with a potential to add additional compliance costs for the industry.  The air quality and greenhouse gas (GHG) ...


Water & Wastewater

Using respirometry for energy optimization in a nitrifying biological wastewater treatment system

Using respirometry for energy optimization in a nitrifying  biological wastewater treatment system

ABSTRACT Many wastewater treatment plants use more than 50% of their total energy budget in the aeration basin and, when nutrient removal is included in the activated sludge process, it is very common that the majority of oxygen uptake ...


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