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

US plant shutdowns, grid focus drive storage growth: Greensmith CEO

US plant shutdowns, grid focus drive storage growth: Greensmith CEO

Power plant closures and hiking transmission costs are driving up US utilities’ investment in renewable energy storage, John Jung, CEO of Greensmith, an energy storage services firm, told Wind Energy Update. Some 60 GW of US ...


Environmental Management

Construction Sector - practicing environment

Construction Sector - practicing environment

This article approaches the norms in constructions activities from the environmental perspective. It is solely based on the author's close proximity with the construction activities in terms of site audits, EMS ISO14001 assistance and ...


Health & Safety

A Guide on International Chemical Conventions

A Guide on International Chemical Conventions

There are many international chemical conventions restricting or even banning the production, use and trade of certain hazardous chemicals for the purpose of protecting human health and the environment. We have prepared a guide on major ...


Monitoring & Testing

Boiler Dissolved Oxygen Control

Boiler Dissolved Oxygen Control

DISSOLVED OXYGEN CHEMISTRY Dissolved Oxygen (DO) is a measure of the amount of oxygen, usually thought of as a gas, that is dissolved in a liquid such as water. Oxygen is essential to life and is also the most common element found taking ...


Soil & Groundwater

Application Study 0121x Former UST Site – Soil Mixing – Low Level

Application Study 0121x Former UST Site – Soil Mixing – Low Level

SITE OVERVIEW Former UST Site, St. John’s, Az AZ DEQ Site Number: 0-000772 CONTAMINATION Gasoline contaminants in clayey soil HISTORY Leaking Underground Storage Tank (UST) had contaminated an area at the refueling ...


Waste & Recycling

Food manufacturers: Include waste in final cost of product

Food manufacturers: Include waste in final cost of product

Over the past year, the momentum of food waste reduction has become a forefront concern on a global, national and industry level. In the United States, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and Environmental Protection Agency ...


Water & Wastewater

Monitor Dredging Slurry Flow from Outside the Pipe

Monitor Dredging Slurry Flow from Outside the Pipe

Dredging Equipment Manufacturers Choose Non-Contacting Greyline Flow Meters The Challenge Thousands of dredges are operated to maintain navigation channels in our rivers, lakes and harbours and to mine sand and gravel for the ...


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