Environmental Protection


Introducing the Charger Locomotive: Caltrans

Apr 21, 2017

In this April 2017 Caltrans News Flash, Public Information Officer Mark Dinger takes you to historic Old Sacramento for the first look at the new, high speed Charger locomotive, which was on display recently at the California State Railroad Museum. The locomotive is the first of its kind to meet EPA’s strict Tier-4 emissions standards and is one of six that will soon be in service on Amtrak California’s Capitol Corridor and San Joaquin passenger lines.

Duration: 2:04

2016 TEEA Winner Civic/Community: Texas A&M AgriLife Research, Beach and Marsh Restoration

Dec 15, 2016

In a small town where relationships truly matter, a community embarked on a collaborative quest to restore a once flourishing ecosystem. A diverse coalition of citizens, landowners, federal and state agencies, non-profit groups, engineering firms and educational institutions led by researchers with Texas A&M AgriLife Research were assembled in 2013 with the goal of restoring a large area of salt marsh wetlands that was degrading and eroding.

Duration: 2:03

Oil Boss Animation

Oct 24, 2016

This 2016 Abanaki Corp. video showcases the Oil Boss Oil Skimmer Animation you've been waiting for, now with 100 percent more words. For more information on the Oil Boss and its coolant removal capabilities, visit www.abanaki.com.

Duration: 2:44

Analyzing Fault and Fracture Stability to Prevent Major Safety and Environmental Incidents

Feb 08, 2016

Preventing major safety and environmental incidents including induced earthquakes, well shearing and fluid loss is critical. The Fault and Fracture Stability module in JewelSuite 6 GeoMechanics allows users to assess the stability of faults, fracture networks and caprock. The module contains workflows that lead you step-by-step through the processes.

Duration: 1:38

Energy.Gov Presents: Understanding the Grid

Jan 25, 2016

In January 2016, the U.S. Department of Energy is making a series of announcements to support its Grid Modernization Initiative. As we do so, we realize many of you may be wondering: What does "grid modernization" mean? Let's start at the beginning. The electric power grid has been rightly celebrated as the single most important engineering feat of the 20th century. The grid powers our homes, offices, hospitals, and schools; and, increasingly, it powers our favorite devices from smartphones to HDTVs. With those and other modern innovations and challenges, our grid will need to evolve. Grid modernization efforts will help the grid make full use of today’s advanced technologies and serve our needs in the 21st century. While the vast majority of upgrades are implemented by private sector energy companies that own and operate the grid, DOE has been investing in technologies that are revolutionizing the way we generate, store and transmit power.

Duration: 1:39

In the video, an Exxon Mobil engineer explains how the company innovates in energy supplies for the future.

From Curiosity to Discovery

Jan 04, 2016

In this 2015 video, an Exxon Mobil engineer describes the innovations on which he and his colleagues work.

Duration: 1:00

The 2015 video unveils Vestas

Vestas' Upgraded 3MW Platform

Dec 16, 2015

This 2015 Vestas video unveils its new 3MW platform, which can deliver more than 7.6 MW, according to the company.

Duration: 2:13

This August 2015 EPA video features Administrator Gina McCarthy explaining the health merits of the Obama administration

The Clean Power Plan Explained by EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy

On Aug. 3, 2015, President Obama and EPA announced the Clean Power Plan – a historic and important step in reducing carbon pollution from power plants that takes real action on climate change. Shaped by years of unprecedented outreach and public engagement, the final Clean Power Plan is fair, flexible and designed to strengthen the fast-growing trend toward cleaner and lower-polluting American energy. With strong but achievable standards for power plants, and customized goals for states to cut the carbon pollution that is driving climate change, the Clean Power Plan provides national consistency, accountability and a level playing field while reflecting each state's energy mix. It also shows the world that the United States is committed to leading global efforts to address climate change.

Eriez Tramp Oil Solutions

Apr 15, 2015

Eriez HydroFlow is a leader in comprehensive coolant and fluid management technology. Ron Wendt, Hydroflow product manager, discusses the company’s tramp oil solutions for various applications in this March 2015 video from the company.

Duration: 2:17

Veolia: Rostock, A Second Life for Plastic Bottles

Apr 07, 2015

In Veolia's facility in Rostock in Germany, PET Recycling is a perfect example of recycling efficiency and the circular economy.

Duration: 2:16

The 2015 Airbus video is focused on water conservation.

Airbus Blue5: 'Stop the Drop'

Apr 04, 2015

The second in a series of humorous Airbus videos with a serious message, highlighting key environmental issues and encouraging our employees to Make a Difference with Blue5. This short animation follows the perilous journey of a drop of water facing extinction.

Duration: 1:52

This 2015 U.S. Department of Energy video shows Secretary Ernest Moniz taking a test drive.

Test Driving the Toyota Mirai

Mar 12, 2015

U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz takes a spin in the Toyota Mirai, the first fuel cell electric vehicle available for sale. Its name in Japanese means "future," and more than just another new car, Toyota says the 2016 Mirai is a symbolic first step toward a "Hydrogen Society" for the "next 100 years."

Duration: 0:27

Technology Promotes Environmental Protection

Jan 22, 2015

EPA's National Enforcement Investigations Center is an environmental forensic center. NEIC scientists work with a variety of technologies to monitor, collect data, and analyze pollutants in the environment to better understand the threat to human health and ecosystems. Advanced technologies provide tools for scientists to measure, sometimes in near real-time, pollutants emitted from both large and small sources that can adversely affect entire communities.

Duration: 4:27

The video summarizes Greenpeace

2014: A Year in Video

Jan 07, 2015

Posted on Dec. 31, 2014, this Greenpeace video looks back at some of its campaign successes during 2014.

Duration: 1:40

UOP XCeed™ Bioreactor for Industrial Wastewater Treatment

Dec 15, 2014

This December 2014 overview video showcases UOP's XCeed Bioreactor technology for industrial wastewater treatment. Learn more at www.honeywellnow.com.

Duration: 3:21

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