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  • Determining the good status of groundwater in the EU

    Groundwater standards in Member States are to be established by the end of 2008, according to the European Union's new Groundwater Directive. Recent research has developed a new method to determine the chemical status of groundwater which is applicable across the EU. This procedure has been assessed by testing the quality of the groundwater of the Upper Rhine Valley in Germany, Switzerland and ...

  • Put Old Cellphones to Good Use

    (Family Features) When you get a new cellphone or wireless device, what happens to the old one? Instead of letting it clutter up drawer space, put it to good use by recycling it. In a survey conducted by MyWireless.org in March 2011, more than 84 percent of people indicated they were aware that their cellphones or wireless devices were recyclable. More than 68 percent were aware that their ...


    By Marketwire

  • Greenland’s ‘good news’ methane finding

    Based on international research published today in Science, the finding includes Australian contributions from CSIRO and the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO). Wetlands in the tropics and emerging from under receding Northern Hemisphere glaciers have been considered the primary source of rising atmospheric methane in a warming world. But scientists have known of ...

  • Statoil: High activity and good operations

    STAVANGER, NORWAY -- (Marketwire) -- 07/29/10 -- Statoil's (OSE:STL, NYSE:STO) second quarter 2010 net operating income was NOK 26.6 billion, compared to NOK 24.3 billion in the second quarter of 2009. The quarterly result was affected by a 32% increase in liquids prices measured in NOK, a 6% increase in equity production and a 12% decrease in gas prices measured in NOK. Also ...


    By Marketwire

  • Transporting dangerous goods safely in Canada

    Whether by road, rail, water or air, goods move across Canada every day. MTS Allstream is one of those movers. As an integrated national provider in Canada, MTS Allstream's core businesses include its Enterprise Solutions Division, which offers a portfolio of solutions tailored to the needs of medium and large businesses - Internet protocol-based communications, Unified Communications, voice and ...

  • Toxic chemical reform is good for business

    The American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC) called upon U.S. businesses this week to recognize the inevitable transformation of successful business practices that require discarding reliance on conventional understanding of toxic chemical regulations. ASBC members include Association for Enterprise Opportunity, B Lab, Business Alliance for Local Living Economies, Business for Shared ...

  • WRAP funds development of electrical goods containing recycled WEEE

    Plans to sell electrical goods containing recycled waste electrical and electronic equipment on the high street for the first time are underway thanks to a Waste & Resources Action Programme funded project. WRAP are piloting the initiative, which will produce a hi-fi, television stand and high quality audiovisuals where the external casing and internal plastic ...

  • Inspection record of deliver goods on February 27 ,2014

    The 27th of February, 2014 was the day we would deliver goods. We came to the pellet mill workshop again at around 10 o'clock in the morning. The container truck from the port had been ready to load the cargoes . I’d recorded the procedures from packing to delivering with my camera. All the cargoes were packed into 111 wooden boxes and loaded into a 40 ...


    By Gemco Energy

  • Noise exposure good practice guide from Europe

    The European Environment Agency have published a good practice guide for the assessment of noise exposure and potential health effects. It is intended to assist practiioners and policy makers tasked with implementing the Environmental Noise Directive. It covers exposure response relationships. risk assessment and quality targets. the guide also contains useful guides to terminology and ...


    By Environmental Protection UK

  • Waste regulation compliance good for the environment, says SEPA

    Scottish organisations and individuals must comply with the environmental laws governing waste disposal. This was the message from the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) after an individual operating in Milton of Campsie was fined a total of GBP 1750 for failing to comply with appropriate waste legislation. Mr Gerald Sweeney pled guilty to two waste charges at Glasgow Sheriff Court on ...

  • Industries Honored for Being "Good Corporate Citizens"

    The Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County sent Certificates of Recognition to 616 companies for being "good corporate citizens" in 2010. These companies have met their limits for wastewater discharge for at least a year, were free from any notices of violation, maintained their environmental equipment and fulfilled all permit requirements. Ninety (90) of the companies have received this ...


    By Marketwire

  • Industries Honored for Being "Good Corporate Citizens"

    The Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County today sent Certificates of Recognition to 575 companies for being "good corporate citizens" for the year 2011. These companies have met their limits for wastewater discharge for at least a year, maintained their environmental equipment and fulfilled all permit requirements. Ninety-one of the companies have received this recognition for more than ...


    By Marketwire

  • Good intentions may result in bad health

    President Obama’s stimulus investments in home energy efficiency may have the unintended consequence of increasing future medical costs. The stimulus bill contains $1500 tax credits for homeowners who install energy efficient doors, windows, and/or insulation. Studies in both the United States and England have shown that these home upgrades can reduce air infiltration by 50% in older homes, and ...


    By Tox Free Inc.

  • Transport Canada publishes Transportation of Dangerous Goods Amendment 6

    After much anticipation, Transport Canada’s Transportation of Dangerous Goods Amendment 6 is published in Canada Gazette II. TDG Amendment 6 is the largest amendment since 2002 and contains over 150 pages of changes and updates affecting personal exemption, limited quantities, infectious substances, anhydrous ammonia, etc. For more information, please join ICC The Compliance Center on ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • G9 issue offshore wind good practice in Danish and German

    The G9 Offshore Wind Health and Safety Association (G9), in partnership with the Energy Institute (EI), has translated its good practice guidelines for offshore wind safety in both Danish and German to assist in adoption at non-UK sites. Stephen Rose, Head of Wind Generation, SSE, and G9 Focal Group Leader, says, ‘Denmark and Germany are significant markets in which the offshore wind ...


    By Energy Institute (EI)

  • Product design screening method helps reduce toxic materials in consumer goods

    A recent study has described a simple method to screen the toxicity of materials used in consumer products. Using utility meter products as examples, the study found, for example, that stainless steel and polyvinyl chloride (PVC) had high toxicity potentials and suggests less toxic, but equally effective and priced, alternatives that could be used instead. Product manufacturers and ...

  • IKEA continues to focus on sustainability with regard to life at home and good business

    "Sustainability is a core part of IKEA’s business strategy," according to Mike Ward, President, IKEA US. Ward was part of a 6-person sustainability panel on September 19, at the Annual Climate Week event at 7 World Trade Center in which Mayor Michael Bloomberg, the Rt. Honorable Tony Blair and other dignitaries presented. Ward spoke about a number of IKEA's sustainability initiatives. ...

  • Rehab Prospects Good After Korea`s Worst Oil Spill

    SEOUL, South Korea, December 31, 2007 (ENS) - The prospects for environmental rehabilitation after the worst oil spill in South Korean history are good due to 'quick and effective action' by the Korean authorities, a joint United Nations-European Commission Assessment Team has found. The team said in its initial report that emergency assistance was not required for cleanup operations after the ...

  • Clean Coal Technologies Moves to Dissolve Good Coal Joint Venture

    Clean Coal Technologies, Inc. (the “Company”) (OTCQB: CCTC) (PINK: CCTC), an emerging cleaner-energy company utilizing patented technology to convert raw coal into a cleaner burning and more efficient fuel, today announced it has sent a notice of default and termination to AGPL Investments Pte. Ltd. (“AGPL”) pursuant to the default and termination provisions of the ...

  • FDADetain.com Launched by EMSL Analytical to Assist Companies Importing Goods

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is tasked with enforcing the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act (FD&C) and other applicable laws. According to the FDA, "With the exception of most meat and poultry, all food, drugs, biologics, cosmetics, medical devices, and electronic products that emit radiation, as defined in the FD&C and related Acts, are subject to examination by ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

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