Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

Ozone-depleting substances 2015

Ozone-depleting substances 2015

Aggregated data reported by companies on the import, export, production, destruction, and feedstock and process agent use of ozone-depleting substances in the European Union Executive Summary Background Chemicals known to harm the ozone ...


Energy & Renewables

Thermal oxidizers for natural gas savings - Case Study

Thermal oxidizers for natural gas savings - Case Study

It’s in the news every day; the natural gas production industry is experiencing record growth. The gas reserves in the United States are thought to hold enough natural gas for hundreds of years and the gas and oil industry has ...


Environmental Management

The Importance of Local Knowledge When Preparing an Oil Spill Response Plan

The Importance of Local Knowledge When Preparing an Oil Spill Response Plan

What to Know About New OSRP Regulations What is an OSRP? Comprehensive Oil Spill Response Plans (OSRPs) have been required for many years for containers with a capacity of 42,000 gallons or more. The goal of these comprehensive OSRPs was ...


Health & Safety

The 6 Most Common and Dangerous Incidents

The 6 Most Common and Dangerous Incidents

EH&S plays a vital role in business, but its presence doesn’t mean the workplace is full of numerous hazards waiting to pounce on employees at every turn. Thankfully, most incidents that take place are usually insignificant. ...


Monitoring & Testing

Measuring Oil Chemistry: Nitration, Oxidation, and Sulfation

Measuring Oil Chemistry: Nitration, Oxidation, and Sulfation

An in-service lubricant encounters air, heat, pressure, corrosive agents, and other factors that cause chemical changes in the oil. A change in oil chemistry can affect the ability of the lubricant to do its job (for example if ...


Soil & Groundwater

Superfund Investigates Land Pollution from the Past…and Present

Superfund Investigates Land Pollution from the Past…and Present

On September 7, 2016, we took steps to respond to states, tribes and citizens who asked for our help addressing contaminated sites. In response, we are adding 10 hazardous waste sites to the National Priorities List (NPL). The NPL is our ...


Waste & Recycling

Organics Recycling In North Carolina

Organics Recycling In North Carolina

A recent study by state agency analyzed organic materials recycled since 2011, as well as food waste recovered in 2015. Findings show substantial organics recycling capacity. The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality (NC DEQ) ...


Water & Wastewater

5 Considerations for Choosing Pipe Bursting

5 Considerations for Choosing Pipe Bursting

Homeowners who encounter sewer, drain, and water line problems often dread repairs not just because of the expense, but the major disruptions that they expect. Excavation, torn up lawns, and days of going without water are associated with ...


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