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Air & Climate

Air pollution impacts brain development before birth

Air pollution impacts brain development before birth

A study published today (Mar 25, 2015) in JAMA Psychology outlines the negative impacts of prenatal exposure to air pollutants on childhood brain development. Researchers at the Institute for the Developing Mind at Children’s ...


Energy & Renewables

How to comply with the ERC Energy Regulations in Kenya in 6 Easy Steps

How to comply with the ERC Energy Regulations in Kenya in 6 Easy Steps

It is now just about three years since the enactment of the Energy Efficiency Regulations 2012. Dawn has arrived for high energy consumers (those spending more than 15,000kWh of energy per month) to comply with the regulations. Energy ...


Environmental Management

Lessons from 2014, Moving on to 2015: Conflict Minerals Reporting Continues

Lessons from 2014, Moving on to 2015: Conflict Minerals Reporting Continues

With 2014 now behind us, the ability to voluntarily opt out of conflict minerals reporting is also gone. After numerous companies declared themselves “DRC Conflict Undeterminable” in 2014 per federal allowance, ...


Health & Safety

Safety in Practice: Applying Behavior-Based Safety to Serious and Fatal Injury Prevention

Safety in Practice: Applying Behavior-Based Safety to Serious and Fatal Injury Prevention

Sometimes the best tool for a complex problem can be right in front of us. But does that principle apply in the case of something as complex and urgent as a serious injury or fatality (SIF)? For years, organizations have sought to ...


Monitoring & Testing

What’s the difference between distilled and deionised water?

What’s the difference between distilled and deionised water?

“Pure” water is used in all types of laboratories for a range of uses – from making up calibration standards to cleaning and even in the rinse cycle in some laboratory glasswashers for a pure clean. There are different ...


Soil & Groundwater

Steam Injection with Soil Vapor Extraction Remediation

Steam Injection with Soil Vapor Extraction Remediation

Project description for soil vapor extraction / steam injection remediation by GWS Environmental Contractors Inc. The use and implementation of steam injection remediation on No 2. heating oil. Project Location: 18 Institute Street ...


Waste & Recycling

Upgrading of plastics with TITECH autosort 4 at Balsamo Reciclagem, Brazil - Case Study

Upgrading of plastics with TITECH autosort 4 at Balsamo Reciclagem, Brazil - Case Study

Balsamo Reciclagem upgraded its plant with the installation of the innovative TITECH autosort 4 optical sorter. Thanks to this equipment, the company managed to increase material processing speed and amount, boost productivity, offers a ...


Water & Wastewater

Are our Water Systems at Risk?

Are our Water Systems at Risk?

Assessing the Financial Sustainability of BC’s Municipal Water and Sewer Systems Reliable water, sewer, and storm water systems are essential to public health, a clean environment, and a strong economy. But British Columbia’s ...


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