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Air & Climate

Dispersion Notes: U.S. EPA Proposes Changes to AERMOD and CALPUFF

Dispersion Notes: U.S. EPA Proposes Changes to AERMOD and CALPUFF

Last week, BREEZE staff made the trip to U.S. EPA’s offices in North Carolina for their 11th Modeling Conference to get the latest updates on upcoming changes to the AERMOD system, CALPUFF, and other issues.  The highlights ...


Energy & Renewables

Projected Costs of Generating Electricity - 2015 Edition

Projected Costs of Generating Electricity - 2015 Edition

This joint report by the International Energy Agency (IEA) and the Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA) is the eighth in a series of studies on electricity generating costs. As policy makers work to ensure that the power supply is reliable, secure ...


Environmental Management

How Does Your Company Approach Sustainability Reporting?

How Does Your Company Approach Sustainability Reporting?

Sustainability reports contain information compiled by organizations that address the environmental and social effects of everyday business activities. They provide the opportunity for a business to define its values and demonstrate a ...


Health & Safety

Auotclaves and Nitrogen. Why an Oxygen Monitor may be Required for Safety

Auotclaves and Nitrogen. Why an Oxygen Monitor may be Required for Safety

In many industries, including aerospace, autoclaves play an important role in the manufacturing process. Key components of aerospace systems need to be put under an intense pressure and temperature during their formation; at present, an ...


Monitoring & Testing

The The `Design for Autonomous Net-Zero Water Buildings` Project Funded By NSF

The The `Design for Autonomous Net-Zero Water Buildings` Project Funded By NSF

The students at the University of Miami will know firsthand the importance of rethinking the way we handle wastewater and water with a Net-Zero water treatment system on site.   The project showed the viability and feasibility to ...


Soil & Groundwater

Comparative Testing of Corexit EC9500A, Finasol OSR52, Accell Clean DWD, and ZI 400 at Ohmsett in a Simulated Arctic Environment

Comparative Testing of Corexit EC9500A, Finasol OSR52, Accell Clean DWD, and ZI 400 at Ohmsett in a Simulated Arctic Environment

The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) recently conducted independent dispersant effectiveness testing. Several products were tested under simulated arctic conditions at Ohmsett. The test program was conducted to better ...


Waste & Recycling

Closure Options for Impoundments and Landfills

Closure Options for Impoundments and Landfills

In Kentucky, a county board votes to shut down a landfill that had long been the source of odor complaints from nearby residents. In Hawaii, residents push a city council to expedite a delayed landfill closure. Outside Beirut, Lebanon, ...


Water & Wastewater

Benefits of Venturi Injection Versus Diffuser

Benefits of Venturi Injection Versus Diffuser

Over the last twenty years I have witnessed Ozone laundry companies come and go. I have witnessed outlandish claims from some of these companies, and quite frankly am tired of listening to the outright lies and fallacies that some of ...


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