Environmental Protection

Videos


This video concerns very large swarms of jellyfish in the Gulf of Mexico that are studied to learn about environmental changes.

Jellyfish Swarms and Environmental Change

Oct 07, 2014

Jellyfish swarms in the Gulf of Mexico help researchers identify environmental changes in the water. Dr. Monty Graham at the University of Southern Mississippi studies these massive jellyfish swarms that can stretch for up to 100 miles.

Duration: 3:29


Eaton solutions facilitate fuel economy.

Cummins and Eaton SmartAdvantage Powertrain Package

Sep 29, 2014

The Cummins and Eaton powertrain package delivers power and fuel efficiency like never before.

Duration: 3:28


The NASA mission intends to deply eight mini-satellites that will be used to track hurricanes.

CYGNSS Overview

Sep 23, 2014

Dr. Chris Ruf, Cyclone Global Navigation Satellite Systems (CYGNSS) principal investigator, talks about the NASA mission to launch eight Earth-orbiting mini-satellites to track hurricanes.

Duration: 0:46


The treatment plant will be the largest in Mexico and Latin America. (CH2M HILL video screen capture)

Atotonilco Water Treatment Plant

Aug 21, 2014

This CH2M HILL video showcases the Atotonilco Water Treatment Plant in the Mexico Federal District. When completed, it will be the largest water treatment plant in Mexico and Latin America. The plant is designed to treat about 60 percent of the wastewater generated in Mexico City.

Duration: 2:07


Through the Eyes of a Polar Bear

Through the Eyes of a Polar Bear

Jun 09, 2014

This US Geological Survey video captures the first “point of view” of a polar bear on Arctic sea ice. Scientists applied video camera collars to four female polar bears on the sea ice north of Prudhoe Bay, Alaska this past April and have released the first clips of footage that provide unique insight into the daily lives of the bears.

Duration: 2:18


3M has been received the award for 10 years in a row.

3M Celebrates 10-Year Record of EPA ENERGY STAR Sustained Excellence Award

May 26, 2014

Smart energy management is an important part of our commitment to sustainability. For the 10th year in a row, 3M has been recognized with the EPA ENERGY STAR Sustained Excellence Award, which honors organizations that have made outstanding contributions to protecting the environment through best practices and organization-wide energy savings.

Duration: 1:52


A powerhouse of the Grand Coulee Dam is being modernized to ensure another 40 years of service.

Revitalizing and Managing the Nation's Powerhouse

May 12, 2014

This Bureau of Reclamation 2014 video shows how generators in Grand Coulee Dam's Third Power Plant are undergoing a $100 million upgrade to bring the 40-year-old power house into the 21st century and ensure another 40 years of clean, renewable, low-cost hydropower for the Pacific Northwest.

Duration: 2:41


This AWWA video concerns byproducts of water treatment disinfectants.

Water Supply Operations: Disinfection Byproducts

Apr 28, 2014

This video is part of AWWA's Water Supply Operations series on disinfection byproducts. Disinfection is essential in the battle against waterborne disease; however, disinfectants also can create unwanted byproducts. These disinfection byproducts or DBPs are a concern because they can potentially cause long-term health issues. This creates a tough balancing act for utilities: protecting the public from waterborne disease while minimizing the occurrence and impact of DBPs. This video covers the types of disinfectants used in water treatment, how disinfection byproducts form, and strategies to control DBPs, including guidelines set by EPA through the Stage 1 and Stage 2 Disinfectants and Disinfection Byproducts Rules.

Duration: 2:14


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Dedicated-EGR™ Demonstration Vehicle/SAE

Apr 14, 2014

The Southwest Research Institute® has developed a demonstration vehicle powered by a breakthrough engine design called Dedicated Exhaust Gas Recirculation. Developed by SwRI through the High Efficiency Dilute Gasoline Engine consortium, D-EGR technology is a cost-effective solution to meet high-efficiency, low-emissions vehicle standards.

Duration: 1:07


This GM video shows how renewable energy is being used by one of its Detroit plants.

GM Relationship with Detroit Renewable Energy Gets Steamy

Mar 31, 2014

An 8,300-foot pipe originating at Detroit Renewable Power will bring 15.8 megawatts of renewable energy to Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly. Watch this animation to see how DRE turns waste into energy.

Duration: 1:40


Oceans of Change: Using Nuclear Science to Study Ocean Acidification

Mar 17, 2014

The negative impacts of man-made CO2 emissions on the environment are already well researched and documented. But the damaging effects of the increasing amounts of carbon dioxide that are ending up in our seas and oceans are less well known. Marine scientists at the IAEA's Environment Laboratories in Monaco are using a range of nuclear and isotopic techniques to study a process known as "Ocean Acidification."

Duration: 4:59


This 2014 video from Franklin Miller shows how its TASKMASTER grinder efficiently shreds flushable wipes.

Franklin Miller Shreds Sanitary Wipes Down to Size

Mar 03, 2014

This 2014 video from Franklin Miller shows how its TASKMASTER grinder efficiently shreds flushable wipes, preventing frequent clogs faced by sewer system personnel nationwide and internationally. The debris is shredded and then easily passes through a treatment plant.

Duration: 1:36


Formic acid has many uses, including in animal feed. It is a biodegradable deicing material for airports. (BASF video)

Formic Acid: The Multi-Talented Performer

Feb 17, 2014

Formic acid produced by BASF scores high in countless applications by combining excellent efficiency with high environmental compatibility. It features high purity and excellent quality with a broad range of concentrations to meet customer needs. Read more at http://www.formic-acid.basf.us/.

Duration: 3:12


The Fluor video shows workers involved in assembling the project

Arlington Valley Solar Energy II

Feb 03, 2014

Fluor was awarded an EPC contract to design and build a new, 125-MW solar photovoltaic (PV) facility in Arizona the size of 516 football fields. This video posted by the company shows some of the construction work involved in the project.

Duration: 1:08


The Spanish company reduced emissions and maintenance costs through the upgrade.

Spanish Paper Mill Reduces Environmental Impact, Improves Performance with GE Solution

Jan 24, 2014

After 15 years of operation, S.A. Industrias Celulosa Aragonesa (SAICA) was faced with the prospect of no longer qualifying for Spain's total feed-in tariff unless it could upgrade its GE 6B gas turbine to meet Spanish environmental regulations. The paper mill upgraded its GE unit with a Flange-to-Flange solution to increase output by 8%, reduce its emissions by more than 90%, and cut the frequency of its required maintenance outages in half.

Duration: 3:47


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