Environmental Management Systems Articles

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Treating environmental crime like other crime

by Ensia  (Nov. 21, 2014)

The illegal exportation of waste throughout the European Union, the trafficking of endangered species, and surface-water pollution were all recognized in a report today by Eurojust, the European Union agency set up ...

Fate and effects of clothianidin in fields using conservation practices

by John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.  (Nov. 7, 2014)

Despite the extensive use of the neonicotinoid insecticide clothianidin, and its known toxicity to beneficial insects like pollinators, little attention has been given to its fate under agricultural field conditions. The present study investigated the fate and toxicity of clothianidin applied every other year as a corn seed‐coating at two ...

Facilitating the beverage industry environmental roundtable

by Antea Group - USA  (Nov. 6, 2014)

Challenge: With encouragement from several global beverage companies, Antea Group's Global Corporate Consultancy led the formation of BIER in 2006, enlisted the early members and convened meetings to launch this industry group. Our team provides leadership and facilitates the group, helping members to drive efforts toward continuous improvement ...

Establishing environmental baseline case study

by Antea Group - USA  (Nov. 6, 2014)

Challenge: A major integrated oil company, intending to divest a portfolio of 68 retail petroleum facilities in the northwest United States, requested the services of Antea Group to conduct Phase II Environmental Site Assessments in order to establish an environmental baseline prior to selling the assets. Among the project-specific challenges were ...

Achieving exemplary compliance case study

by Antea Group - USA  (Nov. 6, 2014)

Challenge: A major integrated oil company retained the services of Antea Group to manage environmental liability at a bulk storage and distribution facility that supplies gasoline, diesel fuel and other refined petroleum product to Minnesota, Iowa and Wisconsin.  The property presented a series of unique challenges including multiple ...

Get the Lead Out - Standards Aid in RoHS Compliance

by ASTM International  (Nov. 6, 2014)

RoHS, the seminal European sustainability directive, and others like it challenge manufacturers to eliminate hazardous substances in their products. With RoHS compliance deadlines ongoing through at least the next five years, and more to come from other regions and nations, ASTM Committee F40 is helping companies with testing standards and other ...

Environmental management accounting and environmental management in manufacturing industries in Uganda

by Inderscience Publishers  (Oct. 30, 2014)

Given the importance of the environment and the attention environmental issues are currently receiving from public and private organisations, it has become crucial for especially manufacturing industries, to consider the impact of their activities on the environment. This study aims at finding out what actions, if any, manufacturing industries in ...

Entropy approach for mitigation of environmental aviation impact and airport capacity increase

by Inderscience Publishers  (Oct. 28, 2014)

The implementation of the operational procedures to reduce aircraft noise and engine emission in the airport vicinity was under consideration in the paper. Emphasis was put on optimal aircraft operational procedures for noise and emission reduction taking into account interrelations of aircraft noise and engine emission. The task of minimising of ...

The influence of environmental and social sustainability practices on firms’ performance: an empirical study of the dairy product sector in Goiás (Brazil)

by Inderscience Publishers  (Oct. 23, 2014)

Environmental and social sustainability have been major social and political issues in recent times. This study aims to analyse the relationship between governments’ socio-environmental policies and firms’ economic and socio-environmental performance. To achieve this main objective, a questionnaire was designed and addressed to the CEOs of firms ...

Applications and implications of neurochemical biomarkers in environmental toxicology

by John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.  (Oct. 21, 2014)

Thousands of environmental contaminants have neurotoxic properties though their ecological risk is poorly characterized. Contaminant‐associated disruptions to animal behavior and reproduction, both of which are regulated by the nervous system, provide compelling evidence of harm to decision makers but such apical endpoints are of limited ...

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