Emissions tracking software keeps companies one step ahead of impending greenhouse gas regulation.
EPA has added chemical, petroleum and coal, and electric power facilities to its list of industries that are responsible for assuring their financial ability to take care of cleanups.
- By Sloane Anders Wildman, Perkins Coie LLP
Professionally trained odor panelists can mitigate nuisance odors better because they are not hampered by detection limits.
- By Roy Desrochers, GEI Consultants, Inc.
Inconsistent federal, state and local laws are undercutting groundwater protection efforts in the United States.
- By Michael E. Covert, P.G.
EPA rule co-author answers some questions AC and refrigeration companies may have before the impending effective date ─ Jan. 1.
- By Staci Gatica, U.S. EPA
Two case studies illustrate how companies found in violation of environmental law can offset some of the costs associated with financial penalties.
Energy-saving fluorescent lamps pose mercury vapor risks when broken and require special packaging for their transport to recycling facilities.
- By Brad Buscher, chair and CEO of VaporLok Products LLC
Sulphide-precipitation and ion-exchange technologies can help companies meet the environmental, economic and social drivers of sustainability.
With the help of Autodesk Topobase software, an Australian water organization integrates its geographic information system and improves workflow.
Rome, Italy, puts a 1,000-foot sewer bypass in a busy quarter using trenchless technology and centrifugally cast, fiberglass-reinforced, polymer mortar pipe.
The absence of a nationwide stormwater management standard, coupled with the different rainfall patterns, pollutants of concern, environmental resources and economic drivers from state to state, has resulted in a wide disparity among stormwater management programs.
Circulating fluidized bed reactor technology has a place in meeting the goals of Obama's energy plan.
Mold, lead-based paint and other exclusions in general liability have tipped the balance for commercial and habitational property owners. What's a property owner to do?
The Water Environment Federation anticipated the possible fallout from the national recession at this year's WEFTEC.09, which will be held Oct. 10-14 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla., and took action. The association retained its 2008 registration rates and has offered utilities discount pricing packages.
- By L.K. Williams, EPonline
Bernie Rosenthal explains Reaction Design's connection to the Department of Energy and how chemical kinetics modeling can help companies improve efficiency and lower emissions.
- By L.K. Williams, EPonline
The second wave of the H1N1 is spreading across the nation. Projections say that the H1N1 virus could cause 30-40% absenteeism among the workforce. This may make it necessary for co-workers or management to assume unfamiliar or less familiar tasks.
The University of New Hampshire plans to cut its greenhouse gas emissions in half by 2020, and it has begun by investing in co-generation and landfill-gas-to-energy projects.
Pima County adapts a seawall system for use in containing a protection wall in Canada del Oro Wash at a more reasonable cost.
Operations managers in the water and wastewater industry are looking for ways to be more efficient. Wireless remote monitoring can provide one option for corrosion control using existing supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) networks and automation.
MACTEC Engineering and Consulting assembled a design team for the U.S. Forest Service to evaluate the risks and determine mitigating measures to enable safe passage for human traffic and aquatic species in nine National Forests.