Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

EEA Signals 2015 - Living in a changing climate

EEA Signals 2015 - Living in a changing climate

Our climate is changing. Scientific evidence shows that the global average temperature is rising, and rainfall patterns are shifting. It also shows that glaciers, Arctic sea ice and the Greenland ice sheet are melting. The ...


Energy & Renewables

Beyond the Tesla Powerwall: How energy storage is shaping up in Ontario - How energy storage changes everything

Beyond the Tesla Powerwall: How energy storage is shaping up in Ontario - How energy storage changes everything

There are not many entrepreneurs who can command a room like Elon Musk. When he stepped onto a stage in May to unveil the Powerwall the audience oohed and ahhed and dutifully pre-ordered more than 38,000 of Tesla’s new home ...


Environmental Management

Legal Compliance Responsibility Ultimately Rests with your Board

Legal Compliance Responsibility Ultimately Rests with your Board

Companies have growing compliance requirements with a clear responsibility for respecting laws and regulations that go all the way to the top of the organization. Since our blog posts typically concern ways to meet compliance ...


Health & Safety

Healthcare Organizations And HIPAA – The Cost Of Non-Compliance

Healthcare Organizations And HIPAA – The Cost Of Non-Compliance

When stories break in the media of medical files with patient information found in dumpsters, or laptops with unencrypted data left in cabs or stolen from offices, one element that is often overlooked is that the medical offices in ...


Monitoring & Testing

Experimental evaluation of Aerosol concentrators

Experimental evaluation of Aerosol concentrators

Introduction An aerosol concentrator is a vital component of any front-end sampling module used to introduce aerosol particles to a chemical or biological identification sensor (Hart et al, 2000). Because these sensors need to have a ...


Soil & Groundwater

State of Oil and Gas Production & Methods for Produced and Flowback Water Treatment - White Paper

State of Oil and Gas Production & Methods for Produced and Flowback Water Treatment - White Paper

FRACTURING MEANS CLEAN ENERGY AND ECONOMIC GROWTH For over 60 years, hydraulic fracturing (fracking) operations have safely and successfully delivered the oil and natural gas needed to answer our nation's demand. In 2011, the US House of ...


Waste & Recycling

Landfill Leachate Sources and Treatment Options

Landfill Leachate Sources and Treatment Options

What is leachate? In a lab, it is any liquid that extracts solids as it passes through matter. In a landfill, it is the water that enters the facility in a number of ways, passes through waste material on contact, contains a wide range of ...


Water & Wastewater

UV Ballast Water Treatment Close to US Approval

UV Ballast Water Treatment Close to US Approval

Shipowners have found it increasingly difficult to comply with ballast water treatment regulations in the US. But there’s good news on the horizon thanks to DESMI’s newest UV-based solution Ultraviolet radiation (UV), which ...


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