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  • Voluntary environmental regulation may be better for industry

    Environmental regulation that is developed voluntarily within a company, for example through eco-management schemes, is more likely to lead to a competitive advantage than compulsory regulation, according to new research. A study of 208 Spanish companies suggests that command-and-control legislation tends to be perceived as a threat. There is a complex relationship between environmental ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Are Canadians missing the mark on energy and environmental regulations?

    Policymakers have encumbered Canadians with superfluous and needlessly costly environmental regulations that do little to improve the environment, finds a new study released by the Fraser Institute. “From light bulb bans to plastic bag bans, governments across the country have implemented inefficient policies that put unnecessary constraints on Canadians’ personal ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • House subcommittee holds hearing on environmental regulation and its impact on the economy

    On October 6, 2011, the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy held a hearing on "Chemical Risk Assessment: What Works for Jobs and the Economy?" According to the background memorandum, the hearing was intended to explore the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS), and the relationship between IRIS and EPA's regulatory ...


    By Acta Group

  • House Subcommittee Holds Hearing on Environmental Regulation and Its Impact on the Economy

    On October 6, 2011, the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy held a hearing on "Chemical Risk Assessment: What Works for Jobs and the Economy?" According to the background memorandum, the hearing was intended to explore the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS), and the relationship between IRIS and EPA's regulatory ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • EPA Announces Perchlorate Regulations

    On Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2011, The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced their decision to develop drinking water regulations for perchlorate.  “As improved standards are developed and put in place, clean water technology innovators have an opportunity to create cutting edge solutions that will strengthen health protections and spark economic growth,” EPA Administrator ...


    By Solutions-IES

  • Environmental Regulations Kindle the Southeast Asian Automotive Biofuels Market, Finds Frost & Sullivan

     Sourced from agricultural products such as plant-based oils, animal fats and ethanol from naturally occurring sugar sources, biofuels are renewable chemicals and an environment-friendly alternative to crude oil-based fuels. Biodiesels emit fewer pollutants such as particulate matter, nitrogen oxide, carbon monoxide, and hydrocarbons, which conventional fuels such as petrol and diesel ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Environmental considerations

    This part of the presentation addresses environmental considerations related to desalination. Large-scale seawater desalination projects are now being developed in locations where they never had been previously considered. In the last eight years, plants have begun to be developed and constructed in Australia, Europe, India and the US. Some of these projects are located on extremely ...

  • The new environmentalism

    Private innovation is the wellspring of progress on environmental matters. Where once environmental policy inherently mistrusted markets and punishment was pursued more vigorously than progress, today wealth creation, appropriately harnessed, is the main engine of environmental progress. This is the new environmentalism. At first glance one might attribute comments such as these to a ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Free Webinar - U.S. State-Level Environmental Product Regulations: What Lies Ahead for 2017?

    Indications from Washington D.C. are suggesting a significant shift away from Federal environmental regulation.  However, at U.S. State-level there has been significant increase in activity.  This webinar will bring you up-to-date on the flurry of proposals for environmental product compliance at U.S. State level with recent developments in relation to product safety, chemicals, ...


    By Compliance and Risks

  • Environmental Regulations Propel Growth of Asia-Pacific Water-based Coatings Market, Finds Frost & Sullivan

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Environmental regulations, rising consumer awareness regarding health and the environment, and focus on sustainability have driven the Asia-Pacific water-based coatings market. Higher domestic consumption and investments in infrastructure across most Asia-Pacific countries will sustain this growth till ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Action needed on testing and regulation of nanomaterials

    A recent report from the Royal Commission on Environmental Pollution (UK) has presented a detailed assessment of the current state of knowledge about the effect of new materials on the environment, focusing on nanotechnology. The authors recommend that more testing is urgently needed and that existing regulations should be amended to control the development of nanomaterials, given the state of ...

  • Shoppers pay the price for battery regulations

    Consumers will have to pay more for their batteries because of the battery regulations, according to an industry expert. Recycling firm WasteCare chief executive Peter Hunt told MRW that manufacturers will have to increase the price of batteries to cover their collection and competitive costs. His comments come after the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs published an ...

  • New SAE `Engine Emissions Measurement Handbook`. A must-have for environmental researchers involved in engine development and testing

    The subject of engine emissions is expected to be at the forefront of environmental regulations and consumers’ concerns for years to come. As technology develops to comply with new and different requirements in various regions of the world, understanding the fundamental principles of how engine emissions occur, and how they can be properly measured, is vitally important. “Engine ...


    By HORIBA Europe GmbH

  • Environmental Tech Market Research Shows Industries Hurt by Recession Poised to Rebound in the Second Half of Decade

    FARMINGTON, Conn., April 12, 2012/PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Global Information Inc. is pleased to announce three significant new green environment market research reports which detail forecasts for the global and US Membrane, Filter, and Smart Water Grid markets through the decade. Membrane Separation Technologies to ...

  • Emissions regulations theme for MCERTS 2011

    MCERTS 2011 has moved to the Telford International Centre and will take place on 30th and 31st March. The new location will accommodate growth in demand for the latest information on the regulations, techniques, standards and technologies that relate to emissions monitoring and gas detection. The event's visitors will be provided with help and advice across a broad range of subjects including the ...

  • EPA Sharpens Focus on Ecological Benefits of Regulations

    (Washington, D.C.) What benefits do people actually derive from clean air, water and land? EPA has taken a major step towards answering this question with the release today of its Ecological Benefits Assessment Strategic Plan (EBASP). EPA has traditionally been able to quantify human health benefits more easily than total ecological benefits when making regulatory decisions. The EBASP will help ...

  • American Water Receives New Research Grant from Water Research Foundation

    American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE:AWK), the largest publicly traded U.S. water and wastewater utility company, announced today it has received a grant from the Water Research ...


    By American Water

  • Regulating Change: Intelex at RegScan’s 2016 Conference

    RegScan Regulatory Conference May 24th – 25th The Liaison Capitol Hill Hotel Washington, DC RegScan’s inaugural Regulatory Conference brings together regulatory experts, government officials and executives from Fortune 1000 companies to discuss pressing global regulatory issues. Over two ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • Regulating Change: Intelex at RegScan’s 2016 Conference

    RegScan Regulatory Conference May 24th – 25th The Liaison Capitol Hill Hotel Washington, DC RegScan’s inaugural Regulatory Conference brings together regulatory experts, government officials and executives from Fortune 1000 companies to discuss pressing ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • 5 Reasons to Choose Cirrus Research

    You need noise measuring equipment. You’ve requested quotations from various manufacturers but how do you compare them? Here’s 5 reasons why you should buy your noise measurement equipment from Cirrus Research. 1. It’s All Made in the UK That’s right, Cirrus Research designs, manufactures and supports all of its noise measuring ...


    By Cirrus Research plc

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