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Air & Climate

5 things to know about Obama`s next climate move: methane

5 things to know about Obama`s next climate move: methane

The Obama administration on Wednesday announced its latest move to combat global warming, this time trying to rein in heat-trapping methane gas that escapes from oil and gas fields. The plan relies on voluntary steps and new rules to ...


Energy & Renewables

2015 World Energy Issues Monitor - Energy price volatility: the new normal

2015 World Energy Issues Monitor - Energy price volatility: the new normal

Energy is among the top strategic issues shaping the global agenda in 2015. The uncertainty and impact of energy and commodity price volatility has now established itself as the number-one issue for energy leaders worldwide. Emerging risks ...


Environmental Management

Maturing Conflict Minerals Programs in Year 2

Maturing Conflict Minerals Programs in Year 2

Let’s be honest: The first year of compliance with the Conflict Minerals Rule was pretty much a disaster. Confusion reigned. Costs soared. Sure, tech giants like Motorola, Intel, and Apple succeeded by building upon initiatives they ...


Health & Safety

The leading cause of death in developing countries might surprise you

The leading cause of death in developing countries might surprise you

What’s the leading cause of death in low- and middle-income countries? A.  malnutrition and undernutrition B.  tuberculosis, malaria & HIV/AIDS C.  pollution If you guessed “C,” you got it. ...


Monitoring & Testing

What is the difference between Rotary Vane and Diaphragm vacuum pumps?

What is the difference between Rotary Vane and Diaphragm vacuum pumps?

Most laboratories will have a vacuum pump. They are widely used across labs of all disciplines for a range of tasks from basic filtrations or evacuating a desiccator right up to use with large equipment such as vacuum ovens or rotary ...


Soil & Groundwater

Spolchemie site remediation and NanoRem field site application

Spolchemie site remediation and NanoRem field site application

Site Remediation The Spolchemie site was chosen as one of the NanoRem case study sites, to test two types of nanoparticles (NPs) (zerovalent iron - nZVI and iron oxide NPs) for in situ remediation of BTEX (Benzene, Toluene, Ethylbenzene, ...


Waste & Recycling

Alcázar de San Juan Waste Management plant, Spain - Case Study

Alcázar de San Juan Waste Management plant, Spain - Case Study

The Alcázar De San Juan Waste Management Plant Now Has Four Titech Autosort Units The latest remodeling of the Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) Management Plant in Alcázar de San Juan (Ciudad Real, Spain) includes two new TITECH ...


Water & Wastewater

Dallas water utilities - Case Study

Dallas water utilities - Case Study

Integrity Municipal Systems Restores Eight Lime Slakers for the Bachman Water Treatment Plant in Dallas, TX: Almost $1M Saved Compared to New Systems Dallas Water Utilities (DWU) provides approximately one billion gallons per day of clean ...


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