Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

Air pollution impacts brain development before birth

Air pollution impacts brain development before birth

A study published today (Mar 25, 2015) in JAMA Psychology outlines the negative impacts of prenatal exposure to air pollutants on childhood brain development. Researchers at the Institute for the Developing Mind at Children’s ...


Energy & Renewables

AutoPumps keep the power on for thousands of Florida Homes - Case Study

AutoPumps keep the power on for thousands of Florida Homes - Case Study

Waste Management's Springhill Regional Landfill near Campbellton, Florida generates 'green' energy by extracting and burning the methane in landfill gas. Its $7 million landfill gas energy (LFGE) plant, with six large Caterpillar engines ...


Environmental Management

Conflict Minerals Reporting gains Company Value while minimizing Risk

Conflict Minerals Reporting gains Company Value while minimizing Risk

Recently, CSRware tweeted an extremely informative article talking about the benefits of Environmental Management practices. This featured article highlights the importance that these types of techniques have for the future of business ...


Health & Safety

doseBadge Builds up a Head of Steam in York

doseBadge Builds up a Head of Steam in York

Here’s the latest case study from Cirrus Research, featuring the world-famous National Railway Museum. See how the doseBadge Noise Dosimeter helps Anna Kavanagh check that her teams are not exceeding their daily noise exposure ...


Monitoring & Testing

Airbus Helicopters: Monitoring gearboxes with HUMS accelerometers case study

Airbus Helicopters: Monitoring gearboxes with HUMS accelerometers case study

Airbus Helicopters needed highly robust, flight-certified accelerometers for permanent monitoring of gearboxes to be quickly designed and delivered. Challenge For helicopters, one of the most dangerous possible scenarios – worse ...


Soil & Groundwater

Why it’s time to elevate groundwater

Why it’s time to elevate groundwater

Groundwater stored in the earth’s crust underpins all our lives – the ultimate source of freshwater for billions has become victim of over-extraction and the ultimate sink for pollutants.   For too long, not enough has ...


Waste & Recycling

Exploring America’s hidden recycling industry

Exploring America’s hidden recycling industry

The World Bank estimates that by 2025, some 6 million tonnes of solid waste will be generated each day around the world — nearly double what’s produced today. By 2100 that number could hit 11 million. A Smithsonian magazine ...


Water & Wastewater

Deer Island Wastewater Treatment - Case Study

Deer Island Wastewater Treatment - Case Study

The Project The Deer Island treatment plant, operated by the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority, is the public wastewater treatment facility for the city of Boston. The plant is undergoing an extensive refurbishment, replacing all of ...


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