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    The Importance of Incineration Specification

    If you’re in the market for a new incinerator, there are lots of options to choose from. In the last decade alone, incinerators have come a long way with so many different designs and features – as well as a huge variety of shapes and sizes. So how do you choose which type of incinerator is right for you? ...

  • The Perfect Slime: Microbial Extracellular Polymeric Substances (EPS)

    The Perfect Slime presents the latest state of knowledge and all aspects of the Extracellular Polymeric Substances, (EPS) matrix – from the ecological and health to the antifouling perspectives.  The book brings together all the current material in order to expand our understanding of the functions, properties and characteristics of the matrix as ...

  • Hydraulic Fracturing Impacts and Technologies: A Multidisciplinary Perspective

    Hydraulic Fracturing Impacts and Technologies: A Multidisciplinary Perspective serves as an introduction to hydraulic fracturing and provides balanced coverage of its benefits and potential negative effects. Presenting a holistic assessment of hydraulic fracturing and its environmental impacts, this book chronicles the history and development of ...

  • Effect of Aluminum and Iron on Odors, Digestion Efficiency, and Dewatering Properties

    This study was designed to be a follow up of the WERF III (Adams, et al., 2007) odor study. It was found in the WERF III study that iron and aluminum appeared to play important roles in odor generation so some additional data was sought to determine the role these play in determining odor. In this portion of the study, the impact of iron and ...

  • Wastewater Solids Incineration Systems, MOP 30

    Incineration is a reliable and cost-effective method of solids handling because the potential for energy recovery and reduction in volume and weight greatly reduces treatment and disposal costs. This newest Manual of Practice is essential to designing and operating the most up-to-date facilities for solids incineration. This comprehensive manual ...

  • Carbon Capture

    Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) is the only method available for reducing CO2 emissions while allowing continued use of fossil fuels, both for power generation and potentially in broader contexts. Carbon capture technologies are already playing a role in reducing emissions from large sources such as power stations. Carbon capture could ...

  • A Comprehensive Review of Lubricant Chemistry, Technology, Selection, and Design

    Get a comprehensive overview of lubricant technology and its use in formulating new lubricants. This unique, new ASTM manual is written from the perspectives of both chemists and lubrication engineers, and therefore places equal emphasis on the chemistry and the formulation of lubricants. In addition it includes additive technology that is used ...

  • The Natural Fix ? The Role of Ecosystems in Climate Mitigation

    Large cuts in emissions of greenhouse gases are needed if we are to avoid the worst effects of global climate change. This Rapid Assessment Report describes the vital contributions which ecosystems can and must make to improve these efforts. It presents carbon capture and storage through a Green Economy lens, outlining the potential in terms of ...

  • Six Thousand Feet Under: Burying The Carbon Problem

    The UK is missing the opportunity to be a world leader in tackling climate change due to Government inaction.This report argues that Carbon Capture and Storage is essential to meet UK CO2 targets and deliver clean electricity and that the UK is ideally placed to spearhead a new movement to cutting carbon emissions internationally. This however is ...

  • Is Britain Ready For Carbon Capture And Storage?

    Is Britain Ready For Carbon Capture and Storage? introduces an innovative technology with worldwide potential for helping to solve our climate change problems. Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) involves capturing up to 95% of the CO2 emitted from fossil fuel power stations, transporting it via pipeline or container before storing it securely ...

  • Power Plant Air Pollutant Control “Mega” Symposium 2008: CD Proceedings

    The seventh MEGA Symposium, held in Baltimore, MD, August 25-28, 2008, showcased the latest development and operational experience regarding power plant air emissions. This internationally popular event featured state-of-the-art methods for reducing SOx, NOx, particulate, mercury, and toxics emissions from fossil-fueled boilers, as well as carbon ...

  • Emerging Markets for Ecosystem Services: A Case Study of the Panama Canal Watershed

    Practical ideas provided by a case study of the Panama Canal Watershed Exciting opportunities await the use of market mechanisms for protecting forest ecosystems. However, questions remain on how to best apply these mechanisms. Emerging Markets for Ecosystem Services: A Case Study of the Panama Canal Watershed provides an integrated, ...

  • Radiation Processing: Environmental Applications

    This publication provides a summary of information relevant to radiation processing for environmental applications. It reports on current uses of radiation based technologies for flue gas treatment, wastewater purification and treatment of sewage sludge. This report is expected to facilitate the preparation of guidelines for feasibility studies of ...

  • Guide to ASTM Test Methods for the Analysis of Petroleum Products and Lubricants: 2nd Edition

    The essential elements of all standard analytical tests used to characterize petroleum products and lubricants are now available in one unique volume Brief descriptions of 576 tests described, include principles involved, test summary, advantages, limitations, and test precision data. Where available equivalent tests from IP, ISO, JIS, DIN, and ...

  • Bearing Steel Technology: Advances and State-of-the-Art in Bearing Steel Quality Assurance

    Twenty-five peer-reviewed papers, written by experts in 14 countries, provide the latest global advances in bearing steel quality assurance. Sections cover: Review of Global Bearing Steel and the Rolling Bearing Industry—describes the impact of Swedish steel technology on bearing steel quality assurance. Developments in Global Bearing Steel ...

  • Carbon sequestration in dryland soils (En)

    Series: World Soil Resouces ReportsThis publication is part of FAO's work on soil carbon sequestration within the framework of its programme on the integrated planning and management of land resources for sustainable rural development. The report presents a comprehensive analysis of the scientific aspects and potentiality of carbon sequestration ...

  • Fuels and Lubricants Handbook: Technology, Properties, Performance, and Testing (Print)

    Manual 37 is a comprehensive, in-depth, well-referenced handbook that provides a detailed overview of ALL of the important ASTM and non-ASTM fuels and lubricants test procedures. Readers will get a thorough overview of the application-related properties being tested and an extensive discussion of the principles behind the tests and their ...

  • 26th Landfill Gas Symposium Proceedings (2003)

    This year's symposium covered a variety of topics including: Financing LFG projects anf new market opportunities; A focus on LFG in Florida; The EPA's landfill methane outreach program; Current LFG research and modelig projects; Microturbines; Monitoring LFG area and point source emissions; Combined gas and leachate managment; Outlook for LFG in ...

  • Butterworths Environmental Law Handbook Third edition

    The third edition has been updated and expanded. It includes the updated texts of the Environmental Protection Act 1990 and the Environment Act 1995 and incorporates amendments to the existing materials including those made by the Waste Minimisation Act 1998 and the Countryside and Rights of Way Act 2000. Other new materials include- UK Statutes ...

  • 25th Landfill Gas Symposium Proceedings (2002)

    At the 25th LFG Symposium, sessions focused on the following issues: How are we doing?- U.S. and global data on LFG utilization; LFG markets: old and new!; LFG engines- ask the experts!; Siloxanes and microturbines: operational experiences; Field measurements of emmissions, percent recovery and migration; LFG oxidation: bio-strategies for ...

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