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  • Clarke Energy Passes Achilles with Flying Colours

    Achilles is the accreditation scheme that utilities companies and our customers such as United Utilities, Thames Water, Severn Trent use. Clarke Energy passed 100% in almost every category. The category’s assessed were Health and Safety, ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • AWWA issues water audit challenge for World Water Day

    At today’s White House Water Summit in Washington, D.C., the American Water Works Association announced a challenge to its member water utilities and others across the globe to complete 1,000 water audits over the next two years using AWWA's newest Water Audit Software. Water audits allow utilities to become more efficient by showing how much water is lost through ...

  • EPA Region 5 to Audit State of Michigan`s Drinking Water Program

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 5 Administrator Susan Hedman today announced that the agency will conduct an audit of the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) drinking water program. Region 5 will examine MDEQ's implementation of the Safe Drinking Water Act and related rules on lead and copper, total coliform, nitrates and ground water. “EPA is ...

  • Japan audit: Millions of dollars wasted in Fukushima cleanup

    Japanese government auditors say the operator of the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant has wasted about a fifth of the 350 billion yen ($3 billion) it has spent to clean up the plant after it was destroyed by a March 2011 earthquake and tsunami. A Board of Audit report described various expensive machines and untested measures that ended in failure. It also said the cleanup work has been dominated ...


    By Associated Press

  • NPL gives evidence to the Environmental Audit Committee

    he Environmental Audit Committee examines how government policies and programmes will affect the environment and sustainable development. It is made up of prominent MPs from each of the major political parties. Jane was joined by Tony Grayling and Mark Ellis Jones of the Environment Agency. The session aimed to address the following points: The risk from fracking operations in the UK, ...

  • RegScan Updates U.S. TEAM Guides Audit Checklists

     RegScan, Inc., a Williamsport, Pa.-based company, proudly announces the expansion of U.S. TEAM Guides audit checklists to include the Environmental Protection Agency's New Source Performance Standards (NSPS) and National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP). The U.S. TEAM Guides checklists have been updated to reflect EPA's national emissions standards that were ...


    By RegScan, Inc.

  • The Green Building Initiative Successfully Completes ANSI Audit

    The Green Building Initiative (GBI) recently received notification that the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) had completed review and approval of the GBI's revised process for development and maintenance of consensus standards for environmentally preferable design, construction and upkeep of buildings. The GBI is a nonprofit organization that became an ANSI-Accredited Standards ...


    By Marketwire

  • The eco-management and audit scheme (EMAS) at the EC: FAQs

    What is EMAS? In a nutshell, EMAS (the eco-management and audit scheme) is a system for environmental management in the workplace. It incorporates tools for evaluating, reporting and improving environmental performance. The scheme, implemented by Regulation No 761/2001, includes the international environmental management standard ISO 14001. In addition, it requires a demonstration, through ...

  • The eco-management and audit scheme (EMAS) at the Commission: FAQs

    What is EMAS? In a nutshell, EMAS (eco-management and audit scheme) is a system for environmental management in the workplace. It incorporates tools for evaluating, reporting and improving environmental performance. The scheme, implemented by Regulation No 761/2001, includes the international environmental management standard ISO 14001, but is stricter. It requires a demonstration, through ...

  • B.C. TerraSphere technology passes food safety audit

    Converted Organics Inc. has announced today that the British Columbia facility operated by TerraSphere, a subsidiary of Converted Organics, has passed the last step in the rigorous CanadaGAP certification process. CanadaGAP (Good Agricultural Practices) is the name of the Canadian Horticultural Council's (CHC [FREE Stock Trend Analysis]) On-Farm Food Safety Program which was launched in 2008. The ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Cogent Environmental Ltd first-ever ISO9001 audit

    Cogent Environmental Ltd had their first-ever ISO9001 audit over 2 days in July 2009, at their Cambridge centre, which comprises both offices and laboratory space. The review dealt mainly with the Quality Management System for the manufacture of reagents, as well as the installation of the OVA500, its maintenance and repair.  About 13 relatively minor inconsistencies were highlighted for ...

  • European Eco-Management and Audit Scheme – 2014 award winners announced

    The European Commission announced the winners of this year's European Eco-Management and Audit Scheme Awards in Hannover, Germany, last night. The six winning organisations were selected by an independent jury of environmental technology and eco-innovation experts. The winners all apply innovative solutions as a way of improving their environmental performance, demonstrating how important ...


    By Europa Press Room

  • CH2M wins Performance Audit Group commission from Transport Scotland

    Transport Scotland, the agency responsible for the delivery of major infrastructure projects and for overseeing the operation of the Scottish transport networks, has awarded CH2M the Performance Audit Group (PAG) commission. As the holder of the commission, CH2M will remain responsible for auditing, monitoring and reporting on the financial, technical ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

  • United States announces largest settlement under EPA`s audit policy

    Invista will pay a $1.7 million civil penalty and spend up to an estimated $500 million to correct self-reported environmental violations discovered at facilities in seven states, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Justice Department announced today. The company disclosed more than 680 violations of water, air, hazardous waste, emergency planning and preparedness, and ...

  • Enablon and Enhesa Join Forces to Provide the World’s Most Complete and Integrated EHS Audit & Compliance Solution

    Chicago / Washington DC – Enablon, the world's leading provider of sustainability and QEHS management software solutions and Enhesa, the global environmental, health and safety regulatory consultancy, today announced a strategic partnership to provide global companies with the most complete and  integrated EHS audit & compliance solution on the market. Enablon ACS, one of the leading compliance ...


    By Enablon

  • Enviro-Equipment, Inc. Adds Testo Infrared Camera for Energy Auditing and Building Diagnostics to Its Environmental Equipment Rental Fleet

    Enviro-Equipment, Inc., a provider of environmental equipment rentals and field supplies, expands its rental inventory to the residential energy auditing and building diagnostics industries with the addition of the new Testo 875-2i Infrared ...


    By Enviro-Equipment, Inc.

  • NSF International Opens Abu Dhabi Office to Meet Growing Demand for Testing, Certification and Auditing Services

    NSF International, a global independent public health organization that writes standards, and tests and certifies products for the water, food, health sciences and consumer goods industries, has opened an office in Abu Dhabi to better meet the growing demand for testing, certification, auditing, consulting and training ...


    By NSF International

  • AECOM Partners With Specialty Technical Publishers (STP) to Advance Global EHS Auditing Solutions for Companies

    AECOM and STP are joining forces to help companies more effectively manage global environmental, health, and safety (EHS) risk and compliance. The partnership integrates AECOM’s comprehensive international EHS audit protocols and guidance with STP’s U.S. audit protocols and advanced auditing functionality. Companies now have broader and more effective analytical and reporting tools to ...


    By AECOM

  • Threshold Group and Trucost partner to advance carbon audits for family foundation investment portfolios

    Threshold Group and Trucost have formed a strategic partnership to provide carbon audits of investment portfolios, particularly those of family foundations. The firms are also extending their methodology to assess the carbon risk exposures of underlying assets in derivative investments. Several of Threshold’s clients, including The Russell Family Foundation, representing the family that ...


    By Trucost Plc

  • Analytical Services Successfully Complete UKAS audit for Operator Self Monitoring Sampling Regime

    Following a recent audit conducted for the Operator Self Monitoring (OSM) procedures by the accreditation body United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS), Severn Trent Services are pleased to announce that we have retained our UKAS 17025:2005 and MCERTS accreditation for our sampling team. The UKAS audit was the third phase of a four-year rolling cycle and continues to demonstrate the ...


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