Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

Application of the EU Emissions Trading Directive

Application of the EU Emissions Trading Directive

Synthesising Member State reporting on the ETS The European Union (EU) emissions trading system (ETS) is one of the key climate policy instruments implemented in the EU to achieve its emission reductions objectives in a ...


Energy & Renewables

3 Critical Challenges Facing the Growing Solar, Wind & Clean Tech Sector

3 Critical Challenges Facing the Growing Solar, Wind & Clean Tech Sector

New figures from leading analyst firms are showing an increased investment in the global clean tech market in 2014, driven primarily by investments in solar and wind energy (which accounted for more than 90 per cent of 2014′s overall ...


Environmental Management

Concerns Related to Environmental Hazards

Concerns Related to Environmental Hazards

Environmental site assessment assists the commercial developers to know any existing or the potential environmental Hazards or the liabilities seen in exact property. Well every commercial developer needs guarantee that their money is well ...


Health & Safety

Building Safety Redefined

Building Safety Redefined

Buildings today can meet societal and personal needs like never before, and standards are part of the picture. Robert A. Ivy, CEO of the American Institute of Architects, explains. How do you think building safety will be redefined in ...


Monitoring & Testing

New Developments in Thermal Dispersion Mass Flow Meters: In-The-Field Compensation for Changes in Natural Gas Composition

New Developments in Thermal Dispersion Mass Flow Meters: In-The-Field Compensation for Changes in Natural Gas Composition

Introduction The flow of natural gas in pipelines is often complicated by changes in the composition of the gas. The method described in this paper solves the problem of variable composition via a new four-temperature mass flow sensor. The ...


Soil & Groundwater

Application Study 0121x Former UST Site – Soil Mixing – Low Level

Application Study 0121x Former UST Site – Soil Mixing – Low Level

SITE OVERVIEW Former UST Site, St. John’s, Az AZ DEQ Site Number: 0-000772 CONTAMINATION Gasoline contaminants in clayey soil HISTORY Leaking Underground Storage Tank (UST) had contaminated an area at the refueling ...


Waste & Recycling

Recycling of Cars Made Green and Cleaner with Verderflex Peristaltic Pumps

Recycling of Cars Made Green and Cleaner with Verderflex Peristaltic Pumps

At the end of its’ life, a car yields on average, 140 kilos of shredder waste: 26 kg of metals, 69 kg of plastics, 11 kg of minerals and 24 kg of fibres. In Tiel, Netherlands, a Post Shredder Treatment plant (PST) was built in 2011, ...


Water & Wastewater

Saudi Arabia’s National Water Company Increases Water Storage

Saudi Arabia’s National Water Company Increases Water Storage

In 2012 the National Water Company (NWC) of Saudi Arabia undertook the enormous project of developing 43 wells and 46 water purification stations in 27 separate locations to provide sustainable potable water systems near Riyadh. To ...


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