Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

Air quality in Europe - 2014 report

Air quality in Europe - 2014 report

Despite considerable improvements in the past decades, Europe is still far from achieving levels of air quality that do not pose unacceptable risks to humans and the environment. Air pollution is the top environmental risk factor of ...


Energy & Renewables

CSP faces new California siting limits in DRECP

CSP faces new California siting limits in DRECP

The publication of the Preferred Alternative draft of the much-awaited Desert Renewable Energy and Conservation Plan (DRECP) brings both hope and consternation to supporters of clean energy in California. DRECP would close approximately ...


Environmental Management

Mid-term evaluation report on INSPIRE implementation

Mid-term evaluation report on INSPIRE implementation

The implementation of the INSPIRE Directive across the European Union (EU) has reached the halfway stage with generally positive outcomes. This mid‑term evaluation report looks at the implementation of the directive and its ...


Health & Safety

New Facts on Noise-Induced Hearing Loss

New Facts on Noise-Induced Hearing Loss

Do you spend more time worrying about noise at work? You are not alone. Noise-Induced Hearing Loss (NIHL) has become a major issue for all manner of businesses throughout the UK. Personal Injury Lawyers are now promising to fight for ...


Monitoring & Testing

Measuring total organic carbon in wastewater

Measuring total organic carbon in wastewater

The continuous TOC analysis of industrial waste water is known to be problematic especially, when the TOC analyser is used as a spill monitor for heavily polluted waste water containing a high-load of particles. Thus, most operators ...


Soil & Groundwater

Maintaining neutral pH in deep soils and ground water utilizing insoluble colloidal buffers

Maintaining neutral pH in deep soils and ground water utilizing insoluble colloidal buffers

ABSTRACT: Optimal pH for most biodegradation processes falls between 6.5 and 8.5. Enhanced bioremediation in poorly buffered soils and ground water is likely to lower pH below 6.5 as the added electron donor produces carbon dioxide and or ...


Waste & Recycling

Electronic Waste: The Rich Resource in the Urban Mine

Electronic Waste: The Rich Resource in the Urban Mine

Forgetting your mobile phone can be a real pain, playing on your mind during the day. Then as you think you can feel your phone vibrating in your pocket and you come to realise how dependent we are on our gadgets. Electrical equipment has ...


Water & Wastewater

Ten Commandments of TSS Treatment

Ten Commandments of TSS Treatment

Wastewater managers and operators are tasked with the goal of removing as much Toatl Suspended Solids or TSS as possible from the wastewater stream at lowest possible cost.  This removal may be necessary to meet regulatory ...


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