Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

More to Scrubber Pumps than Meets the Eye

More to Scrubber Pumps than Meets the Eye

One component, in particular, needs to be carefully selected to ensure safe and efficient sulphur removal. The time is now Shipowners are having to move fast to change fuel type to distillate fuel or LNG, or to install the exhaust gas ...


Energy & Renewables

The Emerging Power of Microgrids

The Emerging Power of Microgrids

Over many decades, the centralized power grid — a one-way flow of electricity, generated by large, remote power plants and distributed over miles of transmission lines to homes and businesses — succeeded in delivering ...


Environmental Management

The End of Sustainability

The End of Sustainability

The time has come for us to collectively reexamine — and ultimately move past — the concept of sustainability. The continued invocation of sustainability in policy discussions ignores the emerging realities of the Anthropocene, ...


Health & Safety

Questions and answers on the amended Nuclear Safety Directive

Questions and answers on the amended Nuclear Safety Directive

What is new in the directive? The amended Nuclear Safety Directive strengthens the nuclear safety framework of the EU. The amendment reinforces the provisions of the existing directive. It: strengthens the role and independence of ...


Monitoring & Testing

Plant area monitoring at Krško

Plant area monitoring at Krško

Post-Fukushima upgrades at Krško in Slovenia (www.nek.si) are being implemented in accordance with the requirements of the national regulator and the plant owners. The first phase, including a passive containment vent filtering ...


Soil & Groundwater

NAVFAC - Dense Non Aqueous Phase Liquid (DNAPL) Removal from Fractured Rock Using Thermal Conductive Heating (TCH) - Case Study

NAVFAC - Dense Non Aqueous Phase Liquid (DNAPL) Removal from Fractured Rock Using Thermal Conductive Heating (TCH) -  Case Study

The removal of Dense, Non-Aqueous Phase Liquids (DNAPLs) and associated dissolved phase compounds is challenging in fractured rock given permeability, matrix diffusion, and fracture connectivity issues. Modeling, laboratory treatability ...


Waste & Recycling

Questions and answers on the Commission Communication `Towards a Circular Economy` and the Waste Targets Review

Questions and answers on the Commission Communication `Towards a Circular Economy` and the Waste Targets Review

What is a circular economy? A circular economy preserves the value added in products for as long as possible and virtually eliminates waste. It retains the resources within the economy when a product has reached the end of its life, so ...


Water & Wastewater

New Infographic Highlights the Top Reasons to Separate Oil from Water

New Infographic Highlights the Top Reasons to Separate Oil from Water

Oil in wastewater can cause a multitude of problems for industry's manufacturing processes. Some companies need to comply with government standards while others need to find ways to lower their disposal costs. Removing oil from water is a ...


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