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  • A Head for Safety

    Progressive Technical Services Ltd, one of the UK's most experienced and fastest growing industrial and environmental services company has invested in an emergency ID system that works by storing personal health information on the hard hats of all operational staff. Richard Kay, Managing Director said: “Each member of staff is given his or her own ICE – In Case of Emergency – ...

  • Huge demand for PM all monitor

    Palas, the German manufacturer of particulate monitoring instruments, is expanding production to cope with demand for its fine particulate monitor, the Fidas® 200, which is distributed in the UK by Air Monitors. In the following article Jim Mills explains why Air Monitors is being kept busy by the demand for this exciting new technology. PM monitoring – the ultimate ...


    By Air Monitors Ltd.

  • Germany`s Head of State Gauck Calls for Action on Climate Protection

      German president spoke out at the opening of "Environment Week" - leading industrial nations called upon to keep their promises "I am convinced that there is no better breeding ground for our ideas and solutions than our open society with open markets and free and fair competition. It is urgent to establish a reliable political framework so that we can avoid harmful factors and reach our ...

  • GLOBE 2012 Speaker Gina McCarthy confirmed to head U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

    President Barack Obama's nominee to head the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, former Assistant E.P.A. Administrator Gina McCarthy, was confirmed in her new post by the U.S. Senate yesterday in a 59 to 40 vote. McCarthy, who spoke at the GLOBE 2012 Conference Session 'Carbon Frustration', was the object of a prolonged filibuster by Republican members of the Senate's concerned about the EPA's ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Philippines Environment Secretary Atienza meets with Indon head to discuss protection of coral triangle

    Environment and Natural Resources Secretary Lito Atienza is set to meet today with Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono to discuss initiatives to ensure the sustainable management and conservation of the Coral Triangle, a rich marine area bordering Indonesia, the Philippines, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, Timor-Leste and Solomon islands. “Like all other ecosystems, our marine areas, ...

  • Dirty Tar Sands Fuel is Headed for the East Coast

    Motorists from Maine to Maryland will soon be filling their tanks with gas increasingly derived from dirty Canadian tar sands oil, a new report from the Natural Resources Defense Council says. A flood of dirty fuel into these East Coast states would undercut their efforts to reduce carbon pollution. The NRDC report ...

  • New exhaust head literature from Bryan Steam

    Bryan steam llc offers a new literature sheet featuring its steam exhaust heads for long term, maintenance-free service.  the literature provides a full product description, as well as a chart detailing available models, maximum capacities, pipe/flange sizes, drain opening and other exhaust head specifications. Bryan steam ...

  • Head of EM Program Tours Hanford Site Facilities

    EM Office of River Protection (ORP) Manager Kevin Smith, right, discusses the Low-Activity Waste Facility design and construction with Waste Treatment and Immobilization Project Assistant Manager Bill Hamel, left; EM Acting Assistant Secretary Mark Whitney, second from left; and EM Waste Treatment Plant/Tank Farms Program Director Todd Shrader during a tour of the facility. Whitney visited the ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Ahlstrom head office will move to Töölönlahti in Helsinki

    Ahlstrom Corporation PRESS RELEASE February 15, 2013 at 13.15 Ahlstrom's head office will move to the Töölönlahti area in the center of Helsinki in the end of February, 2013. The company's current head office has been located in Salmisaari in the western part of Helsinki since the end of 2007. The new visiting ...


    By Ahlstrom Corporation

  • Senate approves Obama-pick McCarthy to head EPA

    The Senate plugged two more vacancies in President Barack Obama's second-term leadership team on Thursday, confirming Thomas Perez as labor secretary and Gina McCarthy as administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency. After months of Democratic complaints that Republicans were stalling Obama's efforts to staff his administration and ...


    By Associated Press

  • UK is heading towards a perfect storm energy crisis

    The UK Government has grossly underestimated the financial and economic challenges posed by the drive to decarbonise the electricity sector by 2030, according to a new report from independent investment bank Liberum Capital. The report published last week by Liberum Utilities Analyst Peter Atherton, warned that £161bn of investment would be required to ...


    By Drumbeat Energy Limited

  • `Green economics` is turning mainstream thinking on its head

    A few years ago, a homeowner in Las Vegas—a place that gets maybe five inches of rainfall a year—was confronted by a water district inspector for running an illegal sprinkler in the middle of the day. The man became very angry. He said, “You people and all your stupid rules—you’re trying to turn this place into a desert!” Ideas about how the world works that don’t accord with reality can be ...

  • More renewable fuel headed for your tank

    EPA is raising the 2008 renewable fuels standard (RFS), which determines how much non-petroleum fuel will power your vehicle, to 7.76 percent. The move is in response to the Energy Independence and Security Act (EISA), which President Bush signed in December. Last November, EPA announced a RFS of 4.66 percent, based on previous law, that mandated at least 5.4 billion gallons of renewable fuels ...

  • Metronet on track to protect wildlife

    A recent Metronet report highlighted the ecological importance of the London Underground, home to a staggering wealth of wildlife. Badgers, water voles and grass snakes are just a few of the species that can be found in the variety of habitats along the side of the track in the outer reaches of the London Underground network. Metronet are responsible for renewing two thirds of the network ...


    By Atkins

  • Protecting and enhancing the lives of miners

    “Employee health and safety is increasingly recognised as a key benefit by enlightened companies,” CSIRO Exploration & Mining Chief Dr Mike McWilliams said. “This is good news for both workers and their families as well as for mine production levels and profitability. “Health and safety performance is driven fundamentally by personal attitudes and organisational leadership.” “Scientific and ...

  • EcoBlu Products Produces 18 Truckloads Heading Toward Haiti

    EcoBlu Products, Inc., (OTCBB: ECOB) announced today that the company has secured an 18 truckload order for Red Shield™ coated lumber in excess of 260,000.00 dollars all inclusive. Leveraging the ECOB affiliate network the non treated lumber was purchased from the local market in Southern Georgia.  All of this lumber was successfully coated by ...


    By EcoBlu Products Inc.

  • Conference on Water Resources Legislation Described as Headed Toward April 30 Finish

    The House-Senate conference working to reconcile two water infrastructure bills appears headed toward a windup of the work at the end of April, according to Michael Toohey, president of the Waterways Council, a coalition supportive of waterborne shipping. The details of the compromises developed by lawmakers and staff are being kept confidential by conference participants, but Toohey, at a March ...


    By Bloomberg BNA

  • Sylvia Quast selected to head U.S. EPA’s Pacific Southwest legal office

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has named Sylvia Quast as Regional Counsel for the Pacific Southwest. EPA’s Pacific Southwest office serves Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, the Pacific Islands, and 148 Tribes. Ms. Quast has over two decades of experience handling environmental matters in both the public and private sectors. Prior to joining EPA, Ms. Quast served as ...

  • AMEC’s UK environmental business appoints new head of sustainability services

    AMEC’s UK environmental business has strengthened its senior management team with the appointment of James Anderson as head of strategic and sustainability services. He joins AMEC from Montgomery Watson, where he was strategic advisory and sustainability director. James, 49, has over 25 years experience in environmental consulting, business management and developing climate change ...


    By Amec Foster Wheeler

  • International electrotechnical commission technical committee 88 meets at gl head office

    The international growth in renewable energy, with wind energy at the fore, has required the development of international standards – to build confidence and differentiate between products, ensure safety, and create a global market. The International Electrotechnical Commission Technical Committee (TC 88), which is charged with the preparation of international standards for wind turbines, ...


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