environmental database News

  • Database for land use to be released

    Land use is considered to play a very important role regarding the life cycle impacts of many products or product groups. During the last ten years, several approaches to address the problem of integrating land use into the LCA framework have been proposed, nonetheless as yet no commonly accepted method has been agreed upon. An applicable approach to incorporate land use indicators into the ...


    By thinkstep

  • Climate models may be overestimating the cooling effect of wildfire aerosols

    Original story at MIT News Whether intentionally set to consume agricultural waste or naturally ignited in forests or peatlands, open-burning fires impact the global climate system in two ways which, to some extent, cancel each other out. On one hand, they generate a significant fraction of ...

  • Bigger and better Stormwater BMP database

    There is no end to the creativity in stormwater management programs. A newly designed website now makes it much easier for stormwater professionals to evaluate best management practices (BMPs), to make sure that their creativity produces an effective and reliable system. Improvements in the International Stormwater BMP Database were recently unveiled ...

  • Viridor`s environmental monitoring database passes 50 million readings mark

    Viridor use Monitor-Pro systems to manage environmental compliance, Waste to Energy data and incident recording. Volumes of data collected and managed is ever-increasing. During 2010, their MP-5 environmental monitoring system imported and quality checked 34,100 files from 19 different sources, averaging 51,200 readings every day! Viridor is one of the UK's leading recycling, renewable ...


    By EHS Data Ltd.

  • Low cost basemaps are now available for environmental database software

    Being able to view public imagery directly in ESdat has always been hampered by the lack of free imagery that can legally be viewed through independent GIS systems. Many large companies have large libraries of GIS imagery, so this isn’t a problem for them, however, many don’t. BING Maps is now able to be viewed directly through ESdat relatively cheaply ($60/year is the price we have ...

  • EPA Releases Updated Environmental and Public Health Indicators in Online Database

    Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released updated environmental and public health indicators in an online database, making information about the current and historical condition of the nation’s environment and human health more accessible to the public. This is an online update to EPA’s Report on the Environment. Users can explore 85 individual indicators-- on our ...

  • Ohio Proposes Database of Meth Laboratory Locations

    EMSL Analytical provides analytical services to test for meth laboratories to determine contaminated properties and to ensure cleanup efforts were successful. Westmont, NJ, May 26th, 2010 On May 19th the Ohio House approved legislation that would create a new publicly accessible database listing former meth laboratories in the state.  The ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Our Audit Criteria Database Expands Again!

    Our Audit Criteria Database for EHS Auditor continues to expand into new jurisdictions and industry sectors. Recent additions to our Audit Criteria include environmental and OHSA criteria packages for the US state of Utah to compliment our extensive database of regulatory and other requirements for most US state jurisdictions as well as all Canada. We also continuously update our audit criteria ...


  • EPA releases public database on risk assessments

    EPA is releasing the Health and Environmental Research Online (HERO) database, a milestone in transparency.  HERO provides access to the scientific studies used in making key regulatory decisions, including EPA’s periodic review of the National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) for six major pollutants.  It is part of the open government directive to conduct business with ...

  • 3E, Enablon Combine Database, Software Suite

    Enablon and 3E Company have combined 3E’s database of 4.5 million accurate safety data sheets (SDS) with Enablon’s Quality, Environment, and Health & Safety (QEHS) Software Suite. 3E, which provides environmental health and safety (EH&S) compliance and information management services, ...


    By 3E Company

  • EESI Launches Global Database of International Energy Treaties

    Includes over 1,700 agreements representing every country in the world, covering renewable energy, energy efficiency, nuclear power, fossil energy, advanced technologies and more July 6, 2006 - Boulder, Colorado—The Energy and Environmental Security Initiative (EESI), an interdisciplinary center at the University of Colorado Law School, announced today the unveiling of an online global ...

  • New GaBi Database ’14 – The best gets better!

    In a bid to help LCA practitioners stay at the forefront of developments in technology, methods, standards and political decisions PE INTERNATIONAL has released GaBi Database 14.  The preeminent source of accurate, relevant and up to date information for the development of the next generation of sustainable products. Since 2011 the number of datasets has more than doubled to  over ...


    By thinkstep

  • New GaBi Database ’14 – The best gets better!

    The preeminent source of accurate, relevant and up to date information for the development of the next generation of sustainable products. Since 2011 the number of datasets has more than doubled to over 8,300. New Datasets within maintenance package With over 1,200 additional LCI contained within the upgrade ...


    By thinkstep

  • EPA releases database on Environmental Chemicals Agency continued efforts to provide more transparency

    EPA has released a new online database that collects information on more than 500,000 man-made chemicals from over 200 public sources. The Aggregated Computational Toxicology Resource (ACToR) database allows access to hundreds of data sources in one place, providing a new level of transparency and easy access for environmental researchers, scientific journalists and the public. Sources of ...

  • Media Advisory: EPA Training on Toxics Release Inventory Database for the Media

    The Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) program will offer training on the release of their 2012 national analysis on Tuesday, February 4, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. The training will provide a brief overview of the TRI program, discuss highlights of the most recent TRI data on toxic chemical releases and pollution prevention activities, and illustrate how the public can ...

  • EPA pesticide database to aid consumers in controlling bed bugs (HQ)

    With cases of bed bug infestations increasing, many people are turning to pesticides as a means of ridding their homes of the pest. To help people find an appropriate pesticide for use on bed bugs, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has created a new database listing all pesticides registered for this purpose. The new search tool will let consumers choose an EPA-registered bed bug ...

  • The Wercs, Ltd. and Japan Chemical Database Limited form strategic partnership

    After an extensive global search for the appropriate partner, leading Japanese regulatory company Japan Chemicals Database Ltd. (JCDB) has announced its selection of The Wercs, Ltd. to satisfy a growing demand for global coverage from its customers and the marketplace. In the strategic relationship JCDB will market The Wercs software alongside its regulatory database and software package. JCDB ...


    By UL The WERCS

  • Leadership Directories Launches Contact Database of Global Energy Leaders

    (Leadership Directories, Inc.) - Leadership Directories (LDI) today launches Leadership Energy Focus, a contact database designed to connect sales teams, government affairs professionals, industry executives, researchers, reporters, and knowledge managers with the top tier of U.S. and global energy decision-makers. Over the last twelve months, Leadership Directories' expert researchers ...


    By Marketwire

  • Audit Criteria Database Expands Again! 2010-09-01

    Our Audit Criteria Database for EHS Auditor continues to expand into new jurisdictions and industry sectors. Recent additions to our Audit Criteria include Environmental, Health and Safety criteria for the US states of Wisconsin and Mississippi. We also continuously update our audit criteria with the latest regulatory amendments, thus our customers always have regulatory audit checklists based ...


  • Media Advisory: EPA Training on Toxics Release Inventory Database for the Media

    The Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) program will offer training on the release of their 2011 national analysis on Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. EST The training will provide a brief overview of the TRI program, discuss highlights of the most recent TRI data on toxic chemical releases and pollution prevention activities, and illustrate how the ...

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