Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

Air quality in Europe - 2014 report

Air quality in Europe - 2014 report

Despite considerable improvements in the past decades, Europe is still far from achieving levels of air quality that do not pose unacceptable risks to humans and the environment. Air pollution is the top environmental risk factor of ...


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

Do environmental regulations harm competitiveness?

Do environmental regulations harm competitiveness?

Environmental regulations only reduce productivity and employment by a small amount, and can boost economic growth by encouraging innovation by businesses, according to a report published last months by the Grantham Research Institute ...


Health & Safety

SGS Publishes Complimentary White Paper on Management of Persistent Organic Pollutants in Consumer Products and Supply Chains

SGS Publishes Complimentary White Paper on Management of Persistent Organic Pollutants in Consumer Products and Supply Chains

SGS publishes a new complimentary white paper on the proliferation, regulation and mitigation of persistent organic pollutants (POPs) in consumer products and supply chains. Proliferation, regulation and mitigation of persistent organic ...


Monitoring & Testing

Rain Gauge Fixed with 12 V Regulator

Rain Gauge Fixed with 12 V Regulator

A friend came to me with a curious problem regarding the research weather stations he maintains. The Geonor rain gauges were experiencing glitches. Some of his stations exhibited only occasional problems, and others were failing ...


Soil & Groundwater

TerraTherm to Remediate Soils at the Beede Waste Oil Superfund Site - Case Study

TerraTherm to Remediate Soils at the Beede Waste Oil Superfund Site - Case Study

The Beede Site is the former location of a state-licensed and regulated waste oil recycling and disposal facility. The nearly 41-acre Site is located in a residential area of Plaistow, New Hampshire (NH). Operations at the Site began in ...


Waste & Recycling

Installation of a Big Hanna composter in a block of flats for young students and workers in Besançon, France.

Installation of a Big Hanna composter in a block of flats for young students and workers in Besançon, France.

SYBERT is a regional waste management company covering 198 local councils with 230 000 residents. SYBERT's strategy is focused on waste minimization and a variety of measures have been introduced to change peoples habits regarding ...


Water & Wastewater

Water for Cooling Thermoelectric Power Plants in the Great Lakes Basin is an Undervalued Resource

Water for Cooling Thermoelectric Power Plants in the Great Lakes Basin is an Undervalued Resource

Water availability is critical to power generation: Without access to adequate amounts of water for cooling, power plants that rely on heat energy to generate electricity cannot operate. In the U.S., population growth and increasing ...


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