Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

Greenhouse Gases-California-Things to Know

Greenhouse Gases-California-Things to Know

Here are some things to know about California Gov. Jerry Brown's new target for reducing carbon emissions that contribute to climate change. WHAT DO THE NUMBERS MEAN? Brown set a goal for the state to reduce emissions to 40 percent below ...


Energy & Renewables

2014 JRC Ocean Energy Status Report

2014 JRC Ocean Energy Status Report

Abstract Oceans and seas have the potential to play a significant role in providing clean energy. Different technologies are currently being developed to ensure a long term contribution of ocean energy to the future energy system. Among ...


Environmental Management

Overview of climate change adaptation platforms in Europe

Overview of climate change adaptation platforms in Europe

The landscape for web-based adaptation platforms in Europe As adaptation policy progresses in Europe, it is increasingly important that people have access to relevant and high-quality information. This information can be used to support ...


Health & Safety

Tips for Facility Managers Tasked with Mitigating Indoor Allergy Complaints

Tips for Facility Managers Tasked with Mitigating Indoor Allergy Complaints

When an employee comes to work and develops allergy symptoms that improve or go away once they leave their work environment, it is often a good indication that there are indoor allergens in the building.  Once an employee recognizes ...


Monitoring & Testing

Why is Calibration of Water Quality Testing Equipment so Important?

Why is Calibration of Water Quality Testing Equipment so Important?

The calibration of water quality testing equipment is as important as the tuning of a musical instrument. When people find out I’m a chemist, the first thing they ask me is, “Are you Walter White?” (This shows you the ...


Soil & Groundwater

Solutions-IES Completes First Risk-Based Remediation Under New State Law

Solutions-IES Completes First Risk-Based Remediation Under New State Law

A former electronics manufacturing facility in North Carolina (NC) had conducted groundwater remediation since 1991 to remediate low-level chlorinated solvents.  Under RCRA, the originally approved Remedial Action Plan (RAP) ...


Waste & Recycling

Landfill Compaction Test

Landfill Compaction Test

TANA E520 VS. BOMAG 1172-RB This compaction study has been conducted in Belvedere Landfill, Legoli, Italy. Compaction test was conducted between TANA E520 (52 ton) machine vs. Bomag 1175-BC (55 ton) machine. Test was done by Independent ...


Water & Wastewater

GTI Covers Tackle Troublesome Algae at Clarksville Water Treatment Plant

GTI Covers Tackle Troublesome Algae at Clarksville Water Treatment Plant

The Utility: The Clarksville Water System consists of a water treatment plant and a distribution system that serves approximately 160,000 people, making it one of the largest in Tennessee. The Clarksville Water Treatment Plant is situated ...


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