Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

U.S. EPA`s Proposed Greenhouse Gas Standards for the Utility Industry - How Powerful Are They?

U.S. EPA`s Proposed Greenhouse Gas Standards for the Utility Industry - How Powerful Are They?

A major event in the Climate Change arena occurred on March 27, 2012 when, for the first time, U.S. EPA proposed Standards of Performance for New Stationary Sources (NSPS) for emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2).  The proposed standards ...


Energy & Renewables

Sunbeams from Space Mirrors in dawn-dusk Polar Orbit feeding Solar fields on the ground for Low Cost Electricity

Sunbeams from Space Mirrors in dawn-dusk Polar Orbit feeding Solar fields on the ground for Low Cost Electricity

A Space Power Satellite capable of providing solar electric power economically for 24 hours per day has been a dream for decades. However, the SPS concept is very complex since it assumes multiple energy conversion steps and includes ...


Environmental Management

Questions and answers on sustainable buildings

Questions and answers on sustainable buildings

Why is this initiative necessary? Almost one half of the EU's final energy consumption and extracted materials, and about one third of water consumption, is related to the construction and occupancy of buildings. The sector also generates ...


Health & Safety

Mold, Mold Growth and Buildings

Mold, Mold Growth and Buildings

Concern about mold exposures in buildings continues to be a significant issue. The bottom line is that mold has been around for eons and is not going away.  It will grow whenever and wherever buildings get wet and materials suitable ...


Monitoring & Testing

Long Lasting Safety with PureAire Monitoring Systems’ 10+ year sensors

Long Lasting Safety with PureAire Monitoring Systems’ 10+ year sensors

When it comes to oxygen deficiency monitors, PureAire makes the longest lasting units on the market. They believe your safety should not be taken lightly, and have created a reliable and affordable monitor that will outlast all of their ...


Soil & Groundwater

Surface-point resistivity survey - Case Study

Surface-point resistivity survey - Case Study

Drilling boreholes for exploration can be cost ineffective and time consuming. Doing surface-point resistivity survey can provide fast and accurate results, with known position of the target, FlashRES can utilize its electrodes in borehole ...


Waste & Recycling

Valuing Plastic – The Case for Business Action

Valuing Plastic – The Case for Business Action

Concern is growing over the threat that widespread plastic waste poses to marine life, with conservative estimates of the overall financial damage of plastics to marine ecosystems standing at US$13 billion each year, according to two ...


Water & Wastewater

Verderflex Dura Hose Pump Replaces Troubled Diaphragm Metering Pump

Verderflex Dura Hose Pump Replaces Troubled Diaphragm Metering Pump

The Challenge A water treatment plant in the US state of Georgia uses several wells to provide its residents and industries with fresh water. Each well site had to be equipped with the appropriate treatment equipment to ensure that the ...


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