Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

National Ambient Air Quality Standards Update

National Ambient Air Quality Standards Update

You have seen ALL4 documenting the corresponding evolution of the NAAQS levels since the current U.S. EPA administration started in January 2009, and we will continue to follow them closely and provide you with updates that we think are ...


Energy & Renewables

Canada as an Energy Superpower- A Concept Revisited

Canada as an Energy Superpower- A Concept Revisited

There have been many references over the past decade calling Canada an “energy superpower”. Apart from the political debate the term has engendered, many see the label more as a marketing ploy than as a statement of reality. ...


Environmental Management

Changing the Business Climate in 2015

Changing the Business Climate in 2015

The business of climate change has changed. Six years ago, when an international climate treaty in Copenhagen seemed distinctly possible, there was still a discernible gap between the concept of a low-carbon global economy and the capital ...


Health & Safety

Introduction to Dangerous Goods Regulations

Introduction to Dangerous Goods Regulations

The UN Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods Model Regulations (TDG Model Regulations) is a guidance document developed by the United Nations to uniform the development of national and international regulations governing the ...


Monitoring & Testing

Quantitative LC-MS/MS Analysis of Microcystin Cyclopeptides: EPA Method 544

Quantitative LC-MS/MS Analysis of Microcystin Cyclopeptides: EPA Method 544

Accurate and sensitive characterization and quantification of a structurally diverse class of microcystin cyclopeptides was accomplished using UHPLC-MS-MS. In this analysis, microcystins-RR, YR, and LR were measured using a Nexera UHPLC ...


Soil & Groundwater

Titan Geosynthetics: A Major Solution for CN Rail - Case Study

Titan Geosynthetics: A Major Solution for CN Rail - Case Study

The Canadian National Railway (CN Rail) wanted to build an additional 6-track extension at the Transcona yard in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Heavy rail cars were expected to pass over this extension area and CN Rail was looking for an economical, ...


Waste & Recycling

Media Markt reduced their collection costs by 40% - Case Study

Media Markt reduced their collection costs by 40% - Case Study

Previously the Dutch chain store for electronics, Media Markt, saw 75% of their waste end up in a container unsorted. This was too costly and inefficient. Now almost every store has a baler for cardboard and plastics and an EPS-compactor ...


Water & Wastewater

Can saltwater quench our growing thirst?

Can saltwater quench our growing thirst?

An increasingly water-stressed world takes a new look at desalination. It seems simple enough: Take the salt out of water so it’s drinkable. But it’s far more complex than it appears at first glance. It’s also ...


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