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Air & Climate

Approximated EU GHG inventory: proxy GHG estimates for 2013

Approximated EU GHG inventory: proxy GHG estimates for 2013

Objective of the report This report provides estimates of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the European Union (EU) and its Member States for the year 2013, covering the full GHG inventory (all sectors, except land use, land‑use ...


Energy & Renewables

Can the Solar Hourglass serve as a CSP landmark?

Can the Solar Hourglass serve as a CSP landmark?

A CSP project proposal has won first place in the 2014 Land Art Generator Initiative (LAGI) competition, but can the design make it beyond paper? By Heba Hashem October was an eventful month for Santiago Muros Cortés. The ...


Environmental Management

4 Red Flags in an Environmental Management System Audit

4 Red Flags in an Environmental Management System Audit

Is your environmental management system working for you or are you working for it? An all-too-common approach to running an environmental management system (EMS) is a procedural, documentation-oriented approach where the mere existence of ...


Health & Safety

Managing Temporary Worker Safety in the Construction Industry

Managing Temporary Worker Safety in the Construction Industry

In recent months OSHA and NIOSH have begun cracking down on organizations for their historically lax treatment of temporary workers in regard to safety. The reasoning for this increased attention, along with subsequent stiff fines is ...


Monitoring & Testing

Temperature Control of Experiments and Equipment – how do you keep your cool?

Temperature Control of Experiments and Equipment – how do you keep your cool?

Maintaining a constant temperature is vital in many processes to ensure consistency and safety, however this can be difficult in a working environment. Cooling systems might be used to keep a reaction or piece of equipment below room ...


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

Dense medium separation ideal for processing SR and Zorba

Dense medium separation ideal for processing SR and Zorba

Designed, engineered and manufactured by Belgium-based Galloo Recycling Solutions (GRS), the GRS Dense Medium Separator uses dense medium drums specifically designed for highly precise separation of plastics from non-ferrous metals. This ...


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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