Environmental Planning Articles

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Environmental Protection Expenditures by Businesses – 2012

by GLOBE Foundation  (May 6, 2015)

Canadian businesses reported that they spent $10.9 billion on environmental protection in 2012, up 15% from 2010 according to a new report from Statistics Canada. Two categories of expenditures—pollution abatement and control processes, and waste management and sewerage services—accounted for ...

Concerns Related to Environmental Hazards

by Soldata Ltd  (May 2, 2015)

Environmental site assessment assists the commercial developers to know any existing or the potential environmental Hazards or the liabilities seen in exact property. Well every commercial developer needs guarantee that their money is well invested. It works only through environmental monitoring assessment report that generally looks at physical ...

Construction Sector - practicing environment

by Sekitar Synergy Sdn Bhd  (Feb. 5, 2015)

This article approaches the norms in constructions activities from the environmental perspective. It is solely based on the author's close proximity with the construction activities in terms of site audits, EMS ISO14001 assistance and on-site trainings rendered since 2003. This discussion represents environmental repercussion and effects incurred ...

Permanent Monitoring Systems for Seabed Leakage Detection

by Franatech GmbH  (May 19, 2015)

Seabed leaks Where do they come from? Natural vents: Faults, Pockmarks, and Chimneys Melting hydrates Shallow gas layers Long term leakage along well casings (cracked cement) Injection: fault re-activation/fracturin Lost well control nd failing barriers The mysterious pockmarks at the ...

California’s Renewable Energy plan will save $51 billion a year

by Triplepundit  (May 15, 2015)

California’s new renewable energy target, proposed by Gov. Jerry Brown during his inaugural address in January, is not only achievable: It would result in as much as $51 billion in annual savings for the state’s residents, according to an analysis by Strategen Consulting that “quantifies the economic and societal impacts” ...

Enhancing Your Role as a Standards Professional, Part 2: Maximizing Input into Strategic Planning

by ASTM International  (May 7, 2015)

By providing input into roadmapping and scenario planning, you can make your technical committee work relevant to your company’s strategic plan. The first article in this series (“The Elevator Speech”) showed how to introduce the value of standards to ...

Mixed Oxidant Replaces “Cocktail” of Chemicals in Power Plan

by MIOX Corporation  (Apr. 27, 2015)

Cooling Tower Water Systes Synopsis In 2010 NIPSCO installed two MIOX RIO Mixed Oxidant Solution (MOS) chlorine generator systems on two of the four cooling towers at R.M. Schahfer Generating Station.  After switching to MIOX for cooling tower water treatment, the two towers experienced minimized algae growth, better biocontrol and lower ...

Building a shared Environmental Information System with the Eastern Partnership countries

by European Environment Agency (EEA)  (Apr. 21, 2015)

Since 2010, the European Union (EU) has been engaging the countries of the Eastern Partnership — Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine — in regional cooperation in order to improve national capacities for managing and sharing environmental data and information. This cooperation was funded by the European ...

High volume Fly Ash for Texas parks building

by Headwaters, Inc.  (Mar. 19, 2015)

Before construction began on the new park headquarters building at Lake Somerville State Park, the Texas Parks & Wildlife Administration decided it had a great opportunity to get involved with sustainable building practices. Using High Volume Fly Ash (HVFA) in concrete structures at the site was one of the main sustainable building components ...

Corporate social responsibility of regional institutions: save water and money with an ecological economics perspective in a climate change context

by IWA Publishing  (Mar. 17, 2015)

As ecological economic fundamentalists argue, we need a new paradigm for changing current global economic system basics. The real problem is that the limits of ecological economics are based on unrealistic or utopian objectives in the proposed research frameworks. Taking this problem into account, present research demonstrates that the ...

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