Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

Costs of air pollution from European industrial facilities – an updated assessment

Costs of air pollution from European industrial facilities – an updated assessment

In 2011, the European Environment Agency (EEA) published a first assessment of the costs of air pollution caused by European industrial facilities. The report Revealing the costs of air pollution from industrial facilities in Europe (EEA, ...


Energy & Renewables

Energy support measures and their impact on innovation in the renewable energy sector in Europe

Energy support measures and their impact on innovation in the renewable energy sector in Europe

Governments support energy production and consumption in order to meet social, economic and environmental objectives, and they have been doing so for decades. In times of economic crisis, public budgets and household incomes come under ...


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

Temperature Control of Experiments and Equipment – how do you keep your cool?

Temperature Control of Experiments and Equipment – how do you keep your cool?

Maintaining a constant temperature is vital in many processes to ensure consistency and safety, however this can be difficult in a working environment. Cooling systems might be used to keep a reaction or piece of equipment below room ...


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

Wastewater Treatment Plant Optimisation PLANT A - Case Study

Wastewater Treatment Plant Optimisation PLANT A - Case Study

Site Details: PLANT A, Co. Cavan, Ireland. Operator details: Undisclosed Description of Wastewater Treatment Facility: PLANT A is an activated sludge Municipal Wastewater Treatment Facility which has inlet works followed by an ...


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