Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

ETS reform: everything you need to know in a nutshell

ETS reform: everything you need to know in a nutshell

The EU's emissions trading scheme (ETS) was set up to reduce gas emissions and fight climate change, but it is not working as efficiently as it could. On 24 February MEPs approved draft legislation to tackle the imbalances of supply and ...


Energy & Renewables

Wind in power 2014 European Statistics

Wind in power 2014 European Statistics

Wind power capacity installations During 2014, 12,819.6 MW of wind power was installed across Europe, of which 11,791.4 MW was in the European Union. Of the capacity installed in the EU, 10,308.1 MW was onshore and 1,483.3 MW offshore. ...


Environmental Management

Conflict minerals cyclone to hit manufacturing

Conflict minerals cyclone to hit manufacturing

In the latest round of new year’s forecasts, a noticeably absent topic from more general predictions for the packaging industry was the requirement for companies to comply with conflict minerals legislation. This is of course hardly ...


Health & Safety

BS4142 Noise Impact Guidelines Are Beefed Up

BS4142 Noise Impact Guidelines Are Beefed Up

There has been an interesting update come across my desk this week relating to the BS4142 noise impact guidelines. Now, that may not sound the most exciting update in the world but for anyone who works in environmental noise, planning or ...


Monitoring & Testing

Dissolved Oxygen – the discussion moves on

Dissolved Oxygen – the discussion moves on

Do Dissolved Oxygen Sensors need Cleaning? The re-emergence of Optical Dissolved Oxygen Sensors around 6-7 years ago generated a lively and interesting discussion which revolved around the relative merits of Optical and Galvanic Dissolved ...


Soil & Groundwater

Why can’t I control the pH of my aquifer? - pH and Acidity are not the same

Why can’t I control the pH of my aquifer? - pH and Acidity are not the same

Acidity is the amount of base required to neutralize acids present in a water sample. This is important because it determines the amount of buffer required to adjust aquifer pH. Since acids can disassociate to different extents, two ...


Waste & Recycling

New York City Organics Collection

New York City Organics Collection

New York City’s (NYC) two-year pilot program to collect source separated organics — food scraps, food-soiled paper and yard trimmings — separately from refuse is now officially one year old. Through September 2014, this ...


Water & Wastewater

Boskalis and our BBV Pumps environmentally friendly high flow pump unit

Boskalis and our BBV Pumps environmentally friendly high flow pump unit

Boskalis Nederland is a part of Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. Boskalis was established in 1910 and has expanded from a local dredging contractor to a leading global maritime services company with over 11.000 employees. Originally, ...


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