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Air & Climate

New NSPS OOOOa Regulations Affecting Methane and VOC Emissions from the O&G Sector Finalized as of June 3, 2016

New NSPS OOOOa Regulations Affecting Methane and VOC Emissions from the O&G Sector Finalized as of June 3, 2016

 The EPA has issued three final rules that will curb emissions of methane, smog-forming volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and toxic air pollutants such as benzene from new, reconstructed and modified oil and gas sources, while ...


Energy & Renewables

How is biodiesel produced?

How is biodiesel produced?

This article is the first in a series that will take a close look at alternative fuels production and source materials. Over the next several months, we will cover natural gas, propane, ethanol, hydrogen, and fuel cells. This month, we ...


Environmental Management

Sir David King: `Climate change is the biggest opportunity of our age`

Sir David King: `Climate change is the biggest opportunity of our age`

In his lecture as the 2016 recipient of the Energy Institute (EI)'s Melchett Award, Sir David King FRS HonFEI, Foreign Secretary's Special Representative for Climate Change, professed the importance of clean energy innovation in tackling ...


Health & Safety

Why Every EH&S Manager Needs Data Visibility

Why Every EH&S Manager Needs Data Visibility

Let’s get straight to the point: you don’t become an EH&S manager because you enjoy filing, red tape and filling out endless paperwork. You take on the role because you want to make a difference by creating a safe working ...


Monitoring & Testing

Nitrogen Determination in Tobacco

Nitrogen Determination in Tobacco

Nitrogen Determination in Tobacco according to the Kjeldahl Method It is considered that flavour and taste of smoke is correlated with the nitrogenous constituents. Accordingto Indian Central Tobacco Reseach Institute (CTRI) fluecured ...


Soil & Groundwater

ICMM releases 2015 mining safety report

ICMM releases 2015 mining safety report

The International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM) today reported its 23 member companies which employ over 900,000 people recorded 60 fatalities across the globe in 2015 with five members recording zero fatalities for the year. ICMM ...


Waste & Recycling

Enhanced waste-management practices reduce carbon emissions and support lower landfill taxes

Enhanced waste-management practices reduce carbon emissions and support lower landfill taxes

Landfill taxes and ‘enhanced waste management’ practices have been introduced to reduce the amount of waste that goes to landfill and to convert waste into useful products. This study investigated the interplay of these two ...


Water & Wastewater

Biocidal Products Regulation - White Paper

Biocidal Products Regulation - White Paper

The European Biocidal Products Regulation (Regulation (EU) No. 528/2012) stipulates that biocidal products may only be made available and used on the market if they are certified in accordance with this regulation. Unlike the previous ...


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