Environmental Planning Articles

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Annual report 2014 and EMAS environmental statement 2014

by European Environment Agency (EEA)  (Jun. 15, 2015)

The EEA aims to support sustainable development and to help achieve significant and measurable improvement in Europe's environment through the provision of timely, targeted, relevant and reliable information to policymaking agents and the public. The EEA undertakes a comprehensive range of integrated environmental and thematic assessments to ...

Brownfield and Contaminated Land Development - Case Studies

by EN Rx  (Jun. 11, 2015)

Whether it is an old industrial site in the center of a city, the corner gas station, or a former agricultural site that used pesticides for decades, contaminated property can be found anywhere. These sites can be considered CERCLA, RCRA, state regulated, Brownfield or any other designation. Helping to clean up properties like these, is ...

Reframing the game: the transition to a new sustainable economy – book review

by GLOBE Foundation  (Jun. 30, 2015)

In Reframing the Game: The Transition to a New Sustainable Economy, Mike Townsend, Founder and CEO Earthshine, has set out on a difficult – dare I say – near impossible mission – writing from the future. Difficult because the future never unfolds as we think it might. ...

Environmental restoration is big business

by Ensia  (Jun. 25, 2015)

Think environmental protection hurts business? You just might want to think again. In a study published last week at PLOS ONE, University of North Carolina land use and environmental planning faculty member Todd BenDor and colleagues calculated the dollars-and-cents impact of ...

Hidden heroes power green ambitions

by Grundfos Pumps Corporation  (Jun. 12, 2015)

A unique way of thinking sustainability into every part of society has drawn attention to the Danish island of Samsø from all over the world. Innovation and energy optimisation are key elements in achieving the ambitious goal of becoming completely independent from fossil fuels. When you say “Samsø”, the whole world ...

Applying comprehensive environmental assessment to research planning for multiwalled carbon nanotubes: Refinements to inform future stakeholder engagement

by John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.  (May 24, 2015)

Risk assessments and risk management efforts to protect human health and the environment can benefit from early, coordinated research planning by researchers, risk assessors, and risk managers. However, approaches for engaging these and other stakeholders in research planning have not received much attention in the environmental scientific ...

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 ...

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 ...

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