Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

Low-Nox burner retrofit experiences in cracking furnaces at Dow, Terneuzen

Low-Nox burner retrofit experiences in cracking furnaces at Dow, Terneuzen

Abstract: Dow Benelux B.V. (Dow) operates three ethylene plants from the Netherlands, all based within its Terneuzen facility. In 2009, Technip Stone & Webster Process Technology (Technip) studied options to reduce the NOx emissions ...


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

Lessons from 2014, Moving on to 2015: Conflict Minerals Reporting Continues

Lessons from 2014, Moving on to 2015: Conflict Minerals Reporting Continues

With 2014 now behind us, the ability to voluntarily opt out of conflict minerals reporting is also gone. After numerous companies declared themselves “DRC Conflict Undeterminable” in 2014 per federal allowance, ...


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

The World’s Largest Gas to Liquids Facility Runs on Thermo Scientific SampleManager LIMS

The World’s Largest Gas to Liquids Facility Runs on Thermo Scientific SampleManager LIMS

Established by Shell and Qatar Petroleum in 2006, Pearl GTL is the largest gas to liquids facility on the planet. Gas to liquids (GTL) is the conversion of natural gas to liquid fuels and other products, including gasoil, naphtha, ...


Soil & Groundwater

Shield Environmental Assoc. Defeats Bedrock Contamination with BOS 200® at Truck Stop

Shield Environmental Assoc. Defeats Bedrock Contamination with BOS 200® at Truck Stop

Shield Environmental Associates (Lexington, KY) has faced some daunting challenges over many years of successful service to their clients, but this one was remarkable. The Problem: A 320 foot long dissolved BTEX plume in both shallow and ...


Waste & Recycling

Media Markt reduced their collection costs by 40% - Case Study

Media Markt reduced their collection costs by 40% - Case Study

Previously the Dutch chain store for electronics, Media Markt, saw 75% of their waste end up in a container unsorted. This was too costly and inefficient. Now almost every store has a baler for cardboard and plastics and an EPS-compactor ...


Water & Wastewater

Water Level Measurements-Part 1

Water Level Measurements-Part 1

Confused about which instrumentation to use in your water level monitoring system? In-Situ offers two categories of pressure sensors for water level measurements: absolute or non-vented sensors, and gauged or vented sensors. They look the ...


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