european remediation market Articles

  • The technological competence of European semiconductor producers

    A new method for assessing changing corporate technological competence and the impact of European collaboration policies is developed and applied to the case of the European semiconductor industry. The data indicate that European technological competencies improved in the latter half of the l980s. Increasingly, European firms adopted pro-active technology partnerships (joint ventures and ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Lessons learnt and opportunities in alternative European economies

    Recent headlines highlighting the return of Polish migrants indicate the comparative strength of the zloty against the pound. Peter Reich, of URS Deutschland GmbH, Uwe Senftleben of URS Washington Division, Poland and Toby Uppington of URS Corporation look at the opportunities there. While the UK has been in recession, Poland has just registered modest economic growth of 1.1%. When Poland joined ...


    By Newzeye Ltd

  • Nuclear energy strategies in the UK and Finland: a critical evaluation on current and future prospective

    Nuclear strategies of the UK and Finland are a widely debated area. With power plants, both fossil fuelled and nuclear powered, in the two countries about to expire, now is the time to make decisions to take their energy security and supply well into the forthcoming century. With this in mind, policies have been made within the European Union to reduce 20% carbon emissions by 2020 and 60% by ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • A Risk/Benefit Appraisal for the Application of Nano-Scale Zero Valent Iron (nZVI)

    NanoRem (Taking Nanotechnological Remediation Processes from Lab Scale to End User Applications for the Restoration of a Clean Environment) is a research project, funded through the European Commission’s Framework 7 research programme. NanoRem focuses on facilitating practical, safe, economic and exploitable nanotechnology for in situ remediation. This is being undertaken in parallel with ...


    By NANO IRON s.r.o.

  • Derivation Methods of Soil Screening Values in Europe. A Review and Evaluation of National Procedures towards Harmonisation

    Problem definition Soil Screening Values (SVs) are generic quality standards that are used to regulate land contamination. Soil SVs adopted in European countries are widely variable in multiple aspects. The use of SVs varies from setting long term quality objectives, via triggering further investigations, to enforcing remedial actions. Derivation methods of SVs have scientific and political ...


  • Legislation: The EU ETS Directive Revised: Yet Another Stepping Stone

    Keywords: EU Emissions Trading Scheme Directive, emission allowances allocation, single global carbon market, National Allocation Plan, monitoring and verifying emissions, auctions, solidarity mechanism The legislative process of revising the EU Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS) Directive1 was rapid. The European Commission set forward its proposal for revision as part of a broader ...


  • Energy & Environment: Driving industrial development in the southeastern Mediterranean

    Recent developments in the environmental markets of the greater southeastern Europe and the Mediterranean make explicit the necessity for the provision of integrated services, covering both issues of energy efficiency and environmental protection. Such services, when provided by a single entity, promote the uniformity of the deliverables and strengthen customer benefits; the service is not ...


    By LDK Consultants

  • REACH urgency

    Half of the non-chemical supplier companies doing business in Europe will be shut out of that market next January 1st. Are you one of them? According to a survey published on July 22, 2008 by the Association Connection Electronic Industries (IPC) on REACH readiness, “only about half of the companies in the other industry segments [non chemical suppliers] are taking … basic steps towards ...


    By Quantum Compliance

  • An experimental framework for ecosystem capital accounting in Europe

    Ecosystem accounts are being developed as part of the System of Environmental-Economic Accounts which aims at supplementing the UN System of National Accounts with information on the environment and natural capital. The purpose is to broaden the scope of the variables taken into account in policymaking in order to improve understanding of the interdependence and interactions between the economy ...

  • Carbon Funds, How They Work

    It could be said that when the average man on the street hears about a new Environmental Fund or Climate Change Funds its easy to imaging the observer visualizing a member of Greenpeace flogging and IPO prospectus on Wall Street. Perhaps destined to be a most undersubscribed offering.In reality many of these carbon fund raisings are employing tried-and-true investment principals such as: ...

  • Nanomaterials: Challenges facing industry and policy makers

    Expectations are that nanomaterials will be critical to the UK and Europe’s long-term growth and sustainability. Many expect they will underpin major technological advances in automotive, aerospace, communications, energy products, medicines food and consumer goods. Remediation of land is a further example where nanomaterials have the potential to provide a highly effective solution to ...


    By NANO IRON s.r.o.

  • Environmental Sensors in Waste Management

    Issue: As part of an increasing sentiment among European consumers that environmental protection is important, concern about the impact of landfill is growing. Sensor technology makes it possible to measure and control inputs to landfill sites and pollutants arising from them. However, the exploitation - or uptake - of such technology has been lower than expected in the waste management sector. ...


  • Hazardous waste and not, Baioni-Dicatech system

    The identification, characterization and restoration of contaminated areas now represent a big environmental issue, both at European and national level. In the major industrialized countries the issue of contaminated land has come out in all its gravity in the late seventies when, against a widespread awakening of environmental consciousness, important pollutions events emerged. Consequently, in ...


    By Baioni Crushing Plants Spa

  • What`s in the Package?

    What's in the Package? Packaging Migrant Food Safety Assessment What exactly is in your food's packaging? Migrants from food contact materials, often referred to as indirect food additives, have been shown to be present at low concentrations in food. As these migrants are hazards, their presence in food needs to be regulated. The new EU super directive aims to regulate all substances that ...


    By Creme Global

  • White Paper on Environmental Liability

     Executive Summary This White Paper explores various ways to shape an EC-wide environmental liability regime, in order to improve application of the environmental principles in the EC Treaty and implementation of EC environmental law, and to ensure adequate restoration of the environment. The background includes a Commission Green Paper in 1993, a joint hearing with the European Parliament ...

  • Black Liquor – Green fuel or greenwash?

    Black liquor is not the product of a pot still in rural Tennessee, but a toxic by-product of the kraft wood pulping process. On May 20, 2009 Canada, together with the European Union, Brazil and Chile, wrote to the United States Congress urging them to repeal a tax credit for the use of black liquor as a biofuel on the basis that the credit is acting as a subsidy on the production of kraft pulp ...


    By McMillan LLP

  • Electronics sector looks to tackle tensions in a globalising world

    Recent EU Directives on waste electronic goods and hazardous substances are leading to tensions with developing countries which export equipment. The global electronics supply chain is now forming an important testing ground for a new initiative on sustainable trade and innovation aimed at overcoming accusations of environmental protectionism. The initiative encapsulates some of the conflicts ...

  • Emerging Trends In UV Disinfection For Water Treatment

    Introduction The UV disinfection industry has experienced tremendous growth over the last 20 years.  The development of new UV technologies over this period has been a perfect example of an industry investing to meet market demand – in this case demand for an effective, low cost, and environmentally friendly disinfection technology.  The acceptance of UV disinfection at water plants ...

  • Conflict minerals 101

    Blood diamonds have been replaced by a new hot-button topic - 'conflict minerals'. A core difference is that far more industries are affected with conflict minerals than with the diamond trade. Conflict minerals have taken public awareness by storm, with a massive regulation in the US that was passed in 2010 and came into force this year. This law and the buzz surrounding the issue have sparked ...


    By 3E Company

  • Washington Watch - Nanoscale Materials and TSCA: EPA’s NPPTAC Recommends a Framework for a Voluntary Program

    Untitled Document With uncharacteristic speed and remarkable clarity, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) National Pollution Prevention and Toxics Advisory Committee ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

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