Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

Catching air - Jimmy Gasore is working on Africa’s first high-frequency climate observatory in his native Rwanda.

Catching air - Jimmy Gasore is working on Africa’s first high-frequency climate observatory in his native Rwanda.

Original story at MIT News All around the planet, high-frequency climate observatories are collecting atmospheric data around the clock as part of the Advanced Global Atmospheric Gases Experiment (AGAGE), a 35-year-old project to study ...


Energy & Renewables

Clean energy study questions cost-effectiveness of Site C project

The Independent Power Producers Association of BC (Clean Energy BC) has released a report it commissioned from an independent British strategic advisory professional services firm that suggests smaller clean-energy plants might be a viable ...


Environmental Management

Sustainability data makes business stronger

Sustainability data makes business stronger

Humanity is living beyond the planet’s ability to support us. We have to decouple economic growth from our use of resources and the first step to doing that is to know and monitor the impact of our activities. Thanks to the efforts ...


Health & Safety

New Facts on Noise-Induced Hearing Loss

New Facts on Noise-Induced Hearing Loss

Do you spend more time worrying about noise at work? You are not alone. Noise-Induced Hearing Loss (NIHL) has become a major issue for all manner of businesses throughout the UK. Personal Injury Lawyers are now promising to fight for ...


Monitoring & Testing

What’s the difference between free and total chlorine?

What’s the difference between free and total chlorine?

The element Chlorine exists as a gas Cl2, when this is mixed with water it forms hypochlorous acid (HOCl) which is the disinfecting agent; Cl2 + H2O HCl + HOCl This HOCl can partly disassociate to form the hypochlorite ion OCl-; HOCl H+ ...


Soil & Groundwater

Maintaining neutral pH in deep soils and ground water utilizing insoluble colloidal buffers

Maintaining neutral pH in deep soils and ground water utilizing insoluble colloidal buffers

ABSTRACT: Optimal pH for most biodegradation processes falls between 6.5 and 8.5. Enhanced bioremediation in poorly buffered soils and ground water is likely to lower pH below 6.5 as the added electron donor produces carbon dioxide and or ...


Waste & Recycling

Food Waste Collection Companies Grow With The Flow

On October 1, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts’ ban on landfill disposal of commercial organics from establishments generating one ton or more of food waste per week goes into effect. On the front lines of helping these businesses ...


Water & Wastewater

Effective Co2 Removal

Effective Co2 Removal

CO2 is difficult for both RO and EDI to remove since it has no charge, or is weakly ionized. It is important to remove CO2 in the EDI pretreatment because it will lower the EDI product water quality, will compete with silica for removal, ...


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