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Air & Climate

Air pollution impacts brain development before birth

Air pollution impacts brain development before birth

A study published today (Mar 25, 2015) in JAMA Psychology outlines the negative impacts of prenatal exposure to air pollutants on childhood brain development. Researchers at the Institute for the Developing Mind at Children’s ...


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

Streamlining Global SDS Management in Six Easy Steps - White Paper

Streamlining Global SDS Management in Six Easy Steps - White Paper

Managing global environmental health and safety (EH&S) information is a tightrope walk between many factors. There are several obstacles to consider when developing or evaluating a global strategy for compliant and efficient safety ...


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

Moisture in Oils: The Three-Headed Beast

Moisture in Oils: The Three-Headed Beast

Abstract Moisture contamination in in-service lube oils is perhaps one of the most destructive forms of engine corrosion second only to particle contamination.  Water contamination in oil can be categorized into three forms of water; ...


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

Exploring America’s hidden recycling industry

Exploring America’s hidden recycling industry

The World Bank estimates that by 2025, some 6 million tonnes of solid waste will be generated each day around the world — nearly double what’s produced today. By 2100 that number could hit 11 million. A Smithsonian magazine ...


Water & Wastewater

Can Social Enterprise Help 700 Million Who Lack Access to Clean Water?

Can Social Enterprise Help 700 Million Who Lack Access to Clean Water?

The problem of global water access is as intransigent as they come. Some 768 million people – more than the population of Europe – still lack access to clean water. Likewise, this year’s Millennium Development Goal target ...


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