Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

Application of the EU Emissions Trading Directive

Application of the EU Emissions Trading Directive

Synthesising Member State reporting on the ETS The European Union (EU) emissions trading system (ETS) is one of the key climate policy instruments implemented in the EU to achieve its emission reductions objectives in a ...


Energy & Renewables

GTI Helps Dairy Plant Keep Treatment System Operating Successfully for 25 Years

GTI Helps Dairy Plant Keep Treatment System Operating Successfully for 25 Years

The Customer: A large milk processing plant located in the United States with global distribution. The Customer’s Needs: The plant is located in an urban setting, surrounded by residences and businesses. Odor from the treatment ...


Environmental Management

Construction Sector - practicing environment

Construction Sector - practicing environment

This article approaches the norms in constructions activities from the environmental perspective. It is solely based on the author's close proximity with the construction activities in terms of site audits, EMS ISO14001 assistance and ...


Health & Safety

Sharing Best Practices in Mining Safety

Sharing Best Practices in Mining Safety

In the world of environmental, health and safety, sharing information can have an amazing ripple effect across an industry. It gives companies the ability to learn from the experiences of other companies. In some cases, this can be the ...


Monitoring & Testing

The Fundamentals of the Air Sampler Calibration-Verification Process

The Fundamentals of the Air Sampler Calibration-Verification Process

INTRODUCTION The calibration of an air sampling instrument using a reference air flow calibrator requires attention to scientific detail in order to establish that the instrument’s reported values are correctly stated and valid ...


Soil & Groundwater

EDGE Data Management Workflow and the Caltex NGP - Case Study

EDGE Data Management Workflow and the Caltex NGP - Case Study

Introduction Caltex National Gauging Program: bi-annual groundwater gauging at 701 Caltex properties across Australia for 3 years Driven by State regulatory compliance and contamination risk management Extremely large quantity of data ...


Waste & Recycling

Food manufacturers: Include waste in final cost of product

Food manufacturers: Include waste in final cost of product

Over the past year, the momentum of food waste reduction has become a forefront concern on a global, national and industry level. In the United States, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and Environmental Protection Agency ...


Water & Wastewater

Application of chemical oxygen demand to drinking water

Application of chemical oxygen demand to drinking water

“This study investigated the use of a photoelectrochemical chemical oxygen demand (peCOD) analyzer for the detection of model organic compounds and natural organic matter (NOM) from four drinking water treatment plants in Nova ...


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