Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

`This Changes Everything` tackles global warming

`This Changes Everything` tackles global warming

"This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate" (Simon & Schuster), by Naomi Klein Cutting the vast amounts of man-made pollution that feed global warming is an enormous challenge for societies that gobble up coal, oil and gas. ...


Energy & Renewables

Aviation fuel cleanliness

Aviation fuel cleanliness

This autumn sees the launch of the second edition of the EI’s handbook, 1550; a title which has become a key industry reference for everyone involved in handling aviation fuel since the first edition was issued in 2007. Martin ...


Environmental Management

Nutrition Labels for Products

Nutrition Labels for Products

In today’s competitive marketplace, providing a verified EPD can help your product stand out as more sustainable. Here’s how to get it done. You know your product is environmentally friendly. It’s more sustainable ...


Health & Safety

New approach makes faster and efficient work of oil spills

New approach makes faster and efficient work of oil spills

A comprehensive new study of oil’s behaviour in various sea conditions has resulted in significant advances in oil spill recovery using boom-style systems. Put into practice in DESMI ‘s Speed-Sweep Oil Spill Response (OSR) ...


Monitoring & Testing

Monitoring of Algae Growth by TOC Measurement

Monitoring of Algae Growth by TOC Measurement

Global warming due to the excessive use of fossil fuels is becoming a problem which has prompted and accelerated the search for alternative fuels. Among the more attractive alternatives is biomass fuel, which is attracting considerable ...


Soil & Groundwater

24 hours per day real-time groundwater data during dewatering and stress handling

24 hours per day real-time groundwater data during dewatering and stress handling

Project Widening of motorway A9 Gaasperdammerweg – Amsterdam Client Van Kessel Bronbemaling Principals Van Kessel Bronbemaling by order of Visser & Smit Hanab. Visser & Smit Hanab implements the project commissioned ...


Waste & Recycling

Management of spent nuclear fuel and its waste

Management of spent nuclear fuel and its waste

The spent nuclear fuel from the operation of nuclear power plants needs to be managed in a safe, responsible and effective way. Several possibilities exist to deal with the spent fuel. Within the so-called “open fuel cycle”, it ...


Water & Wastewater

Hey, America: It’s time to talk about the price of water

Hey, America: It’s time to talk about the price of water

Recent woes have drawn unprecedented attention to the worth of fresh, clean water. Can it change the way we pay for the world’s most undervalued resource? This summer, a 90-year-old water pipe burst under Sunset Boulevard in Los ...


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