Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

Questions and answers on the proposal to revise the EU emissions trading system (EU ETS)

Questions and answers on the proposal to revise the EU emissions trading system (EU ETS)

1. Why has the Commission proposed today a revision of EU ETS? The European Commission has presented a legislative proposal to revise the EU Emissions Trading System (ETS) in line with the 2030 climate and energy policy framework agreed ...


Energy & Renewables

The Economics of Grid defection

The Economics of Grid defection

Distributed electricity generation, especially solar PV, is rapidly spreading and getting much cheaper. Distributed electricity storage is doing the same, thanks largely to mass production of batteries for electric vehicles. Solar power is ...


Environmental Management

Achieving a cleaner, more sustainable and healthier future

Achieving a cleaner, more sustainable and healthier future

In 2009, as countries prepared to negotiate a global climate treaty in Copenhagen, Denmark, the front cover of the first Lancet Commission on health and climate change issued a stark warning: “Climate change is the greatest ...


Health & Safety

Ensure OSHA compliance through a rewards program

Ensure OSHA compliance through a rewards program

For some companies, having an OSHA fine levied against them for failure to follow federally mandated safety protocols can be a death sentence. At the same time, trying to implement safety protocols without compromising productivity ...


Monitoring & Testing

Protect your Cooling Cycle

Protect your Cooling Cycle

TOC analyser QuickTOCultra meets the requirements for any cooling water challenge Thermal energy transfer is one of the most important processes within industry. Therefore, monitoring the cooling system is essential for efficient ...


Soil & Groundwater

Controlling Methane ar ERD and ISCR Applications

Controlling Methane ar ERD and ISCR Applications

In situ chemical reduction (ISCR) and enhanced reductive dehalogenation (ERD) have demonstrated success in the remediation of numerous recalcitrant and toxic compounds, including chlorinated ethenes and hexavalent chromium.  ISCR ...


Waste & Recycling

Waste to Energy Analysis

Waste to Energy Analysis

The manufacturing of SRF in a single pass is not a new concept. However, with the environmental efficacy of alternative fuel production under seemingly increasing scrutiny, a one-step process is of growing importance, believes Peter ...


Water & Wastewater

Oxidative degradation of COD in Petrochemical facility using Ozone-based advanced oxidation

Oxidative degradation of COD in Petrochemical facility using Ozone-based advanced oxidation

The aim of this study was to investigate the use of ozone-based advanced oxidation processes for the oxidative destruction of COD in a petrochemical facility. Several  AOP experiments were carried out in order to select and optimise ...


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