Environmental Management

Fracking: With the Gas, a Flow of Litigation

POWER Magazine :: Power plant environmental monitoring and control issues >> 
The rapid growth of gas extraction by hydraulic fracturing has drawn increasing allegations of property damage and health risks. In many cases, these allegations are being followed by a wave of lawsuits....

Coping with Coal Dust

POWER Magazine :: Power plant environmental monitoring and control issues >> 
Plants can no longer sweep coal dust under the rug and ignore the health and safety hazard it presents, because a single spark can cause a dust explosion that could put a plant out of service, perhaps permanently. Managing dust in a power plant begins with good housekeeping, followed by retrofits using properly designed equipment....

Has Boiler MACT Improved the Future for Biomass Power?

POWER Magazine :: Power plant environmental monitoring and control issues >> 
The impact of recently released air emissions regulations has stirred heated debate about forced coal plant closures and the possibility of reduced grid reliability in some regions. Biomass power may be an unexpected beneficiary of the new rules....

An “Exploding Lake” Becomes a Power Source

POWER Magazine :: Power plant environmental monitoring and control issues >> 
Rwanda’s Lake Kivu has a nickname: “Killer Lake.” The shimmering 1,040–square mile body of freshwater on the western branch of the Great East African Rift that straddles the Democratic Republic of Congo and Rwanda has had a bloody history. Not only was it the site of atrocity during the 1994 Rwandan genocide, but scientists say that it is also one of three known “exploding lakes.”...

Clever “Helper” Tower Solves Cooling Water Dilemma

POWER Magazine :: Power plant environmental monitoring and control issues >> 
Gone are the days when ocean or river water for once-through cooling of a new power plant was assumed to be available. Today, more than 500 fossil-fueled and 38 nuclear plants use once-through cooling. However, regulators in several states are aggressively pushing what is essentially a ban on the use of once-through water cooling, forcing a conversion to closed-cycle cooling....

TFS Appoints To Board Of Directors

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Trade Fabrication Systems , one of the UK's leading processors of coated and laminated wood based products, has promoted Howard Morris to commercial director. Posted via Industry Today. Are you into it? Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

Recofloor reveals new record for vinyl flooring recycling

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UK's waste vinyl flooring recycing scheme collects 447 tonnes in 2011 - well over double the 2010 figure Posted via Industry Today. Are you into it? Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

Industry Sees Increase In Number Of Qualified Plumbers Calgary

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It's very unlikely some of the trades in today's workforce will ever slow down and that's true for one in particular - plumbing. Posted via Industry Today. Are you into it? Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

Innovative new building completed

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Clugston Construction, one of the North of England's leading construction companies, with offices in Hebburn Tyne & Wear, is pleased to announce is has recently completed work on an exciting £1.2M sustainable project in Sunderland for Sustainable Enterprise Strategies . Posted via Industry Today. Are you into it? Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

Diamond Facilities Support secure LA Fitness Contract

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Facilities Management Company Diamond Facilities Support announce 3 year Nationwide contract with LA Fitness Posted via Industry Today. Are you into it? Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

Mel Starrs Leads over 300 Influential ARB Architects on Twitter

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The Top 10 Most Influential Built Environment Tweeters Posted via Industry Today. Are you into it? Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

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