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  • Environmental Baseline Survey in Qatar

    WKC Group completes an Environmental Baseline Survey and Baseline Noise Measurements in Qatar WKC recently undertook an environmental baseline survey within the Ras Laffan Industrial City (RLIC) on the North Eastern coast of the State of Qatar. Ras Laffan lies on the North Field, the ...


    By WKC Group

  • EPA releases first-ever baseline study of US lakes

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today released its most comprehensive study of the nation’s lakes to date. The draft study, which rated the condition of 56 percent of the lakes in the United States as good and the remainder as fair or poor, marked the first time EPA and its partners used a nationally consistent approach to survey the ecological and water quality of lakes. A total of ...

  • The Environmental Risk Assessment and the Law on Environmental Liability

    Directive 2004/35/CE of the European Parliament and of the Council of 21 April 2004 on environmental liability with regard to the prevention and remedying of environmental damage has been transposed in the Spanish legal order by means of Law 26/2007 of 23 October on Environmental Liability. The purpose of Law 26/2007 is to establish aframework of environmental liability based on the ...

  • Myanmar (Burma): Environmental Assessment, Resource & Management Services

    SLP Environmental is pleased to announce that we now offer a comprehensive range of environmental assessment and management services throughout the fourteen states and regions that constitute the Union of Myanmar (Burma). After 50 years of isolation Myanmar is now opening up to foreign direct investment and SLP can provide specialist environmental and socio-economic services to support our ...

  • Strategic environmental assessments - saving money and the environment

    In a recent report, the BC Auditor General stated "major projects such as mines or power plants must be reviewed not only to gauge their potential environmental impacts, but also their potential economic, social, heritage and health effects as well". Based on a review of the province's Environmental Assessment Office (EAO), the Auditor General concluded that "Adequate monitoring and enforcement ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Noise Impact Assessment Africa

    WKC is proud to announce that it has been awarded a contract to deliver a noise impact assessment for a new 200MW wind farm in East Africa. Wind power capacity in the region is expected to increase by around 12 gigawatts by 2040. The project will convert wind into useful energy utilising an array of highly efficient land based wind turbines. The first phase of the project entails a noise ...


    By WKC Group

  • BC Hydro`s site C project to undergo joint environmental assessment

    A draft agreement has been inked by B.C. and Ottawa for a joint, harmonized review panel for the proposed Site C dam. The project consists of a dam and 1,100-megawatt generating station on the Peace River in northeastern B.C. Site C would be the third dam on the Peace. B.C. Hydro said the eco-assessment for Site C ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Noise Impact Assessment Africa

    WKC is proud to announce that it has been awarded a contract to deliver a noise impact assessment for a new 200MW wind farm in East Africa. Wind power capacity in the region is expected to increase by around 12 gigawatts by 2040. The project will convert wind into useful energy utilising an array of highly efficient land based wind turbines. The first phase of the ...


    By WKC Group

  • Cambodia: SLP Environmental Consultants (Cambodia) provide international quality Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) services in Cambodia

    Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) refers to the formal process used to predict the environmental consequences of a proposed project or activity such as oil and gas exploration or the construction of a new industrial facility. The primary objective of an EIA is to ensure that the potential impacts of a project on the natural environment and local communities, whether positive and ...

  • South East Asia: SLP Environmental Consultants provide international quality Environmental & Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) services in SE Asia

    Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) refers to the formal process used to predict the environmental consequences of a proposed project or activity such as oil and gas exploration or the construction of a new industrial facility. The primary objective of an EIA is to ensure that the potential impacts of a project on the natural environment and local communities, whether positive and ...

  • Hands-On ASTM International Class on Property Condition Assessments

    “Property Condition Assessments (PCAs),” a two-day hands-on class from ASTM International, gives an overview of the ASTM Standard Guide for Property Condition Assessments: Baseline Property Condition Assessment Process (E2018), and explains why the standard was developed. The course also guides attendees on how to use the standard to conduct a baseline property condition assessment and how to ...


    By ASTM International

  • CDC issues mixed assessment of US vitamin intake

    According to the Second National Report on Biochemical Indicators of Diet and Nutrition, released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the US population has good levels of vitamins A and D and folate in the body, but some groups still need to increase their levels of vitamin D and iron. The report offered a limited but generally favorable review of the nation's nutrition ...


  • Environmental noise in colour

    Casella CEL, the UK's specialist provider of environmental monitoring solutions has developed an all-new model in its CEL-600 Series of digital sound level meters. The Casella CEL-621 represents the smallest 1/3rd octave-band noise analyser in the world and includes statistical (Ln%) values making it the perfect tool for short-term, hand-held, environmental noise assessments.  Casella CEL is ...


    By Casella

  • Future Cars & Shifting Environmental Burdens

    Ask the average person what they think passenger cars could be like in the future and you are bound to get a wide range of opinions. The more fanciful, looking into the longer term future, might envision an ultra-high-tech world where passenger cars are fitted with “anti-gravity” drives and hover around, powered by nuclear fission perhaps, with zero emissions. But chances are ...


    By thinkstep

  • Future cars & shifting environmental burdens

    However, tail pipe emissions are only associated with the use phase of a vehicle. Granted, the use phase of a conventional vehicle has been demonstrated to be the most significant contributor to lifetime CO2e impacts. But is this the case for emerging vehicle drive train technologies like hybrid or electric vehicles as well? To answer this question, the Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LowCVP), an ...


    By thinkstep

  • How will global climate change influence the way we assess and manage chemicals in the environment?

    A series of papers, the first on this subject, will publish the findings from a Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) international workshop titled “The Influence of Global Climate Change on the Scientific Foundations and Applications of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry” in Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (ET&C) on Tuesday, December 18, 2012. ...

  • Delta institute helps standard register with environmental reporting

    Ohio-based Standard Register (NYSE: SR), a recognized leader in management and execution of critical communications, knew it was a pretty "green" company, but didn’t know how green until it measured and reported its greenhouse gas emissions to the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) at the request of one of its biggest customers, one of the largest financial institutions in the U.S. "Although ...

  • EPA announces environmental justice showcase communities

    U.S Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Lisa P. Jackson announced a national initiative to address environmental justice challenges in 10 communities. EPA has committed $1 million to this effort over the next two years. “These 10 communities will serve as models for the EPA’s committed environmental justice efforts, and help highlight the disproportionate environmental burdens ...

  • Award Winners for Environmental Excellence and Community Engagement Announced

    For their innovative projects that raise the bar for corporate responsibility in the Canadian mining sector, Vale, Dominion Diamond Corporation and Diavik Diamond Mine Inc. were recognized with the 2015 Towards Sustainable Mining (TSM) Awards yesterday at the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM) Awards Gala in Montreal. Dominion Diamond Corporation and Diavik Diamond Mine ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Honda Issues 2011 North American Environmental Report

    Honda today released its seventh annual report on the environmental impact of the company’s operations in the North American region, including the United States, Canada and Mexico. The 2011 North American ...


    By Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

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