Environmental Management Systems Articles

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Environmental indicator report 2014

by European Environment Agency (EEA)  (Oct. 20, 2014)

Across the world, there is growing recognition that the prevailing model of economic growth, grounded in ever-increasing resource use and pollutant emissions, cannot be sustained indefinitely. In the coming decades, with global population expected to increase to 9 billion people from 7.6 billion today, continued improvements in living standards ...

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 ...

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 LNAPL ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

‘Math Solutions’ For Wastewater Operator Certification-Flow Rate Conversion calculations

by Environmental Services by Daniel L. Theobald  (Aug. 4, 2014)

Water Online’s “Math Solutions” series, presented by wastewater consultant and trainer Dan Theobald (“Wastewater Dan”), instructs operators on Flow Rate Conversion calculations. http://www.wateronline.com/doc/math-solutions-flow-rate-conversions-0001 By Dan Theobald, ...

Green CSR practices: a European approach

by Inderscience Publishers  (Jun. 30, 2014)

In their business strategy, companies incorporate their concerns on global environmental problems by setting their principles on sustainability with CSR. An in depth analysis will provide a general view of how European companies express their environmental concerns through green management. A comparative content analysis of European companies is ...

Legal tools of environmental liability in Greece: application in the broader region of Asopos

by Inderscience Publishers  (Jun. 30, 2014)

This paper seeks to examine the legal tools of environmental liability in the Greek legal order which are: 1) the subjective civil liability of the Greek Civil Code; 2) the objective civil liability of Law 1650/1986; 3) the penal liability of Law 1650/1986; 4) the implementation of the Environmental Liability Directive (ELD) in Greece. The aim is ...

Occupational and industrial safety case study

by EFI Global, Inc.  (Jun. 25, 2014)

Service performed: Health and safety management system design Summary: EFI Global worked closely with a global manufacturer of wool fiberglass and foam insulation to develop a Health and Safety Management System (HSMS) for its 13 U.S. facilities. Development of the HSMS required in-depth understanding of the plant’s operations, corporate ...

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