Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

U.S. EPA`s Proposed Greenhouse Gas Standards for the Utility Industry - How Powerful Are They?

U.S. EPA`s Proposed Greenhouse Gas Standards for the Utility Industry - How Powerful Are They?

A major event in the Climate Change arena occurred on March 27, 2012 when, for the first time, U.S. EPA proposed Standards of Performance for New Stationary Sources (NSPS) for emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2).  The proposed standards ...


Energy & Renewables

Boom-or-doom riddle for nuclear industry

Boom-or-doom riddle for nuclear industry

The headline figures for 2014 from the nuclear industry describe a worldwide boom in progress, with 73 reactors presently being built and another 481 new ones either planned or approved. The World Nuclear Association (WNA) official ...


Environmental Management

The End of Sustainability

The End of Sustainability

The time has come for us to collectively reexamine — and ultimately move past — the concept of sustainability. The continued invocation of sustainability in policy discussions ignores the emerging realities of the Anthropocene, ...


Health & Safety

Avoid common mistakes when buying a decibel meter

Avoid common mistakes when buying a decibel meter

Why it pays to avoid quick fix solutions when it comes to noise monitoring Whether you run or own a construction site, a metal cutting workshop or an open cast mine, as an employer of a noisy working environment, you must ensure that the ...


Monitoring & Testing

A bridge with our customers - Prominence-i (i-Series) - Case Study

A bridge with our customers - Prominence-i (i-Series) - Case Study

Anthem Biosciences, which is ranked among the top 5 leading Contract Research Organisations (CROs) in India, is emerging as a global leader in the domain of Integrated Pharmaceuticals business. Anthem, which calls itself a Contract ...


Soil & Groundwater

Centrifuge Technology in Drilling Fluid Recycling

Centrifuge Technology in Drilling Fluid Recycling

Drilling fluid additives and the water that contains them are an essential part and expense of successfully completing a horizontal directional drilling (HDD) installation, and the longer the bore and larger the product being installed, ...


Waste & Recycling

Break It Down, Build It Up - Sustainable Science Has Roots in ASTM Standards Development

Break It Down, Build It Up - Sustainable Science Has Roots in ASTM Standards Development

It was back in the 1980s,” Richard Wool, Ph.D., recalls. “A lot of waste management sites were running out of space. Barges full of garbage were plowing up and down the East Coast with no place to dock. The idea of having ...


Water & Wastewater

Roadmap for Sustainable Water Resources in Southwestern North America

Roadmap for Sustainable Water Resources in Southwestern North America

The management of water resources in arid and semiarid areas has long been a challenge, from ancient Mesopotamia to the modern southwestern United States. As our understanding of the hydrological and climatological cycles has improved, and ...


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