Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

Another source of methane release

Another source of methane release

Mary Kang wasn’t even originally looking at methane emissions. The Princeton doctoral candidate was trying to get to the bottom of another issue: carbon dioxide escaping after being stored underground. During that research, she got ...


Energy & Renewables

Utilizing Waste Heat For Power

Utilizing Waste Heat For Power

Continuous duty gen-sets provide base-load power generation in diverse applications around the globe. However, high fuel costs and engine maintenance are pain points felt by operators. A low-maintenance path to significant fuel savings and ...


Environmental Management

How to communicate the risks of population growth?

We need a better understanding of how the public perceive the risks of population growth, a new discussion paper argues. Research into public perceptions of the environmental and social challenges of population growth could guide ...


Health & Safety

Controlling Noise at Work: An Overview

Controlling Noise at Work: An Overview

Not sure what your noise control strategy should include? You could, of course, go for your own strategy. However, if you are new to controlling noise at work like many of our customers, you might want something tried and ...


Monitoring & Testing

BM Respirometry Study Toxicity & Biodegradability of a Refinery polymer stream, when treated in the activated sludge process of the plant - Case Study

BM Respirometry Study Toxicity & Biodegradability of a Refinery polymer stream, when treated in the activated sludge process of the plant - Case Study

This “batch system” respirometer consists of: a single thermostatically controlled vessel, divided into two interconnected compartments with closed recirculation loop between the two. A constant air flow is supplied via a ...


Soil & Groundwater

Progress Soil Sampling Results Collected from Phase 1 at SRSNE Superfund Site in Southington, Connecticut

Progress Soil Sampling Results Collected from Phase 1 at SRSNE Superfund Site in Southington, Connecticut

TerraTherm has recently completed its final progress soil sampling effort of Phase 1 at the Solvents Recovery Service of New England, Inc. (SRSNE) Superfund site in Southington, Connecticut. The site's total target treatment zone covers an ...


Waste & Recycling

Question of the Month: How can you utilize dry ice blasting for delicate cleaning?

Question of the Month: How can you utilize dry ice blasting for delicate cleaning?

Already recognized as being a non-abrasive cleaning process, dry ice cleaning is gaining notoriety for its delicate cleaning properties. It is commonly used in the pharmaceutical industry for cleaning surgical devices and catheter tips. ...


Water & Wastewater

Successful degradation of a cobalt organic complex and TOC by advanced oxidation processes

Successful degradation of a cobalt organic complex and TOC by advanced oxidation processes

A chemical manufacturing plant needed to remove cobalt from biologically treated wastewater. The current cobalt concentration is higher than 1000 ppb and needs to be reduced to below 5 ppb. Cobalt speciation analysis results have shown ...


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