Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

CO2 Emissions From Fuel Combustion Highlights 2014

CO2 Emissions From Fuel Combustion Highlights 2014

In the lead-up to the UN climate negotiations in Lima, the latest information on the level and growth of CO2 emissions, their source and geographic distribution will be essential to lay the foundation for a global agreement. ...


Energy & Renewables

Will natural gas dim solar’s shine?

Will natural gas dim solar’s shine?

As natural gas booms, renewable energy proponents ponder whether it will serve as a bridge or roadblock to photovoltaic power On the outskirts of downtown St. Paul, Minn., Xcel Energy’s High Bridge Generating Station offers an ...


Environmental Management

Another New Year and another Regulatory Deadline - How is your GHS Transition Plan?

Another New Year and another Regulatory Deadline - How is your GHS Transition Plan?

Now that we are well on our way into the New Year, we are fast approaching the June 1 deadline to comply with the GHS in the United States. Have you begun implementation of new Safety Data Sheets, labels and training requirements? Where ...


Health & Safety

BBA emergency pump units for a nuclear power plant

BBA emergency pump units for a nuclear power plant

Following the Fukushima nuclear disaster in 2011, safety regulations at many nuclear plants have been considerably tightened, this has led to an increased demand for fire fighting pump systems. These systems must comply with extremely ...


Monitoring & Testing

Technical Hints and Tips for Optimal Performance of your Loeser Osmometer

Technical Hints and Tips for Optimal Performance of your Loeser Osmometer

General function and description: The sample (serum, blood, urine or any other aqueous solution) is filled in a plastic sample tube and cooled via a Peltier element. These are semiconductor devices, which become cold on one ...


Soil & Groundwater

Steam Injection with Soil Vapor Extraction Remediation

Steam Injection with Soil Vapor Extraction Remediation

Project description for soil vapor extraction / steam injection remediation by GWS Environmental Contractors Inc. The use and implementation of steam injection remediation on No 2. heating oil. Project Location: 18 Institute Street ...


Waste & Recycling

Sustainable thinking leads to money in our back pockets

Sustainable thinking leads to money in our back pockets

The Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) published a new report this month, which focused on the revenue-generating potential of resource efficiency. Resource Management – a catalyst for growth and productivity ...


Water & Wastewater

Can incentives protect Canada’s clean water?

Can incentives protect Canada’s clean water?

Clean water is a vital, valuable resource for Canada. We drink it. We grow food with it. We generate power using it. We use it as an input to industry, from manufacturing to oil and gas production. We swim, splash, and paddle our canoes in ...


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