Citations with the tag: ENVIRONMENTAL standards
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- Green Seal begins to make its mark
Steuteville, Robert // In Business; Sep/Oct1993, Vol. 15 Issue 5, p46
No abstract available.
Hedou, Joanne // Orion Magazine; Jan/Feb2008, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p5
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Altar Call for True Believers," by Janisse Ray in the September/October 2007 issue.
- PUBLIC GOOD CENTRAL CAP AGENDA.
Hedou, Joanne // Irish Farmers Monthly; Jun2010, p4
The article offers information on the statement of senior Commission official Tassos Haniotis that the animal welfare and environmental standards under the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) reform agenda can only be delivered if farmers are securing good.
- Our water knowledge grows.
HALL, RON // Landscape Management; Aug2008, Vol. 47 Issue 8, p10
The article introduces various topics covered within the issue, including outdoor water conservation and water standards such as the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's WaterSense, Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED), and the Soil and Water Assessment Tool (S.W.A.T.).
- Rossdeutscher to chair SSA's Green board.
HALL, RON // Furniture/Today; 10/16/2010, Vol. 35 Issue 7, p156
The article reports on the announcement by Specialty Sleep Association (SSA) officials that Natura World Inc. owner Ralph Rossdeutscher will head the association's Green Initiative Board, which aims to produce a new Level III seal focusing on more robust environmental standards and a label guide...
- Parties vie for top environmental credentials in London's mayoral race.
HALL, RON // Horticulture Week; 2/10/2012, p4
The article reports on an argument between the politicians of Great Britain regarding the efforts made by their parties in restoring green spaces and environmental standards in London, England for claiming their superiority for the mayoral elections to be held in May 2012.
- Bulmers to introduce environmental standards.
McEwan, Gavin // Horticulture Week; 7/27/2012, p26
The article informs that Bulmers Ltd. has decided to formulate environmental standards for its 200 contract growers in Great Britain to show their environmental responsibility.
- First standard for carbon capture and storage released.
McEwan, Gavin // Canadian Chemical News; Jan/Feb2013, Vol. 65 Issue 1, p21
The article reports on the release of a new standard for carbon capture and storage entitled "Geological Storage of Carbon Dioxide" in Canada in 2012.
- Caution urged with carbon neutral claims.
McEwan, Gavin // Australian & New Zealand Grapegrower & Winemaker; 2010, Issue 553, p40
The article details the standards released by the Australian Department of Climate Change in response to concerns about gullible carbon-conscious consumers and unsubstantiated calculations made by carbon offset providers.
- Feedstuffs are critical to cellulosic fate.
WARD, MINDY // Missouri Ruralist; Mar2013, Vol. 153 Issue 3, p33
The article focuses on the Cellulosic biofuel production which did not reached the level needed under the requirement for the Renewable Fuels Standard (RFS) that resulted the argument among critics if it is indeed an energy race contender.
- What GATT begot: environment versus trade
WARD, MINDY // Environmental Health Perspectives; Mar1995, Vol. 103 Issue 3, p240
No abstract available.
- NEBB Publishes Testing Standards.
WARD, MINDY // Air Conditioning Heating & Refrigeration News; 2/13/2012, Vol. 245 Issue 7, p6
The article reports on the release of the publication Procedural Standards for Building Envelope Testing standards by the National Environmental Balancing Bureau (NEBB).
- Company Seeks Weaker Dioxin Standard for Remediation at Florida Site.
WARD, MINDY // Hazardous Waste/Superfund Alert; 1/10/2011, Vol. 33 Issue 1, p8
The article reports that Beazer East Inc. has proposed a clean-up standard for off-site soil pollution that is less restrictive than the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency requirement in Florida.
- The right to bike
Johnson, Elena // Alternatives Journal; Fall1999, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p5
No abstract available.
- Climate control: time to change the settings.
Pes, Javier // Art Newspaper; Jun2010, Vol. 19 Issue 214, p15
This article reports on a proposal to revise the environmental standards that museums in Great Britain try to maintain in their galleries and stores in 2010.
- Printflow becomes first printer to achieve the PAS 2020 accreditation.
Francis, Jo // PrintWeek; 4/16/2010, p6
This article announces the PAS 2020 certification received by Printflow, which makes it the first printer to achieve the direct mail industry's new environmental standard.
- Environmental Standards spur R&D investment.
Sheivachman, Andrew // Hotel Management (21582122); 6/4/2012, Vol. 227 Issue 7, p40
The article reports that the new environmental standards urged the developers of packaged terminal air conditioner (PTAC) and packaged terminal heat pump (PTHP) to invest in the technologies focused on increasing efficiency and controlling the energy systems in the hotels.
- Certification with the HafenCity environment label.
Sheivachman, Andrew // Detail (English Edition); May2010 Special Edition, p34
A chart is presented that lists the categories for silver and gold environment label introduced by HafenCity Hamburg GmbH.
- E-waste standards updated.
Sheivachman, Andrew // DEMM: Engineering & Manufacturing; Apr2013, p44
This article presents information on the Australian/New Zealand Standard for electronic waste, which aims to divert electronic waste from landfill by providing a process for its collection, storage and recycling.
- Environmental standards vary at European landfills
Kulik, Ann // World Wastes; Mar1996, Vol. 39 Issue 3, p6
No abstract available.
- High performance.
Kulik, Ann // Utility Week; 7/15/2011, p5
The article announces that an Emissions Performance Standard (EPS) will be applied to all fossil fuel generators starting 2014.
- Health group to White House: Ignore industry on smog rules.
Geman, Ben // Hill; 7/20/2011, Vol. 18 Issue 107, p12
The article reports on the call of the American Lung Association on White House Chief of Staff Bill Daley to ignore a business group's bid to pursue the implementation of the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) smog standards in 2011 because of its fear that they will result in...
- GA: Atlanta Sustainable Building Update.
Geman, Ben // GPP eNews; 9/18/2009, p3
The article reports on the plan of the city of Atlanta, Georgia to pass a green building law called the Atlanta Sustainable Building Ordinance (ASBO). The ordinance will mandate all commercial construction and renovations to demonstrate planned compliance with environmental standards before the...
- Particle number, particle mass and NOx emission factors at a highway and an urban street in Copenhagen.
Wang, F.; Ketzel, M.; Ellermann, T.; W�hlin, P.; Jensen, S. S.; Fang, D.; Massling, A. // Atmospheric Chemistry & Physics; 2010, Vol. 10 Issue 6, p2745
This paper presents measurements of trafficgenerated gas and particle pollution at two sites, one near a major highway and one near a busy urban street in Copenhagen, Denmark. Both sites were equipped for a 4-week period with a set of two measurement stations, one close to the kerbside and one...
- Remote Sensing Images in Support of Environmental Protocol: Monitoring the Sugarcane Harvest in S�o Paulo State, Brazil.
Aguiar, Daniel Alves; Rudorff, Bernardo Friedrich Theodor; Silva, Wagner Fernando; Adami, Marcos; Mello, Marcio Pupin // Remote Sensing; Dec2011, Vol. 3 Issue 12, p2682
Traditional manual sugarcane harvesting requires the pre-harvest burning practice which should be gradually banned by 2021 for most of S�o Paulo State, Brazil, on cultivated sugarcane land (terrain slope = 12%) according to State Law number 11241. To forward the end of this practice to 2014, a...
- EPA proposes climate rules in heavy blow to coal plants.
Restuccia, Andrew; Geman, Ben // Hill; 3/28/2012, Vol. 19 Issue 40, p10
The article reports on the proposed first-ever national standards of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) aimed at limiting greenhouse gas emissions from new power plants and in an effort to provide more coal-fired facilities in the country.
- Thinking globally and acting locally sets Wales on path to sustainability.
Bates, Mick // Planning (14672073); 3/14/2008, Issue 1761, p28
The article reports on the need for British legislators to enforce planning policies that are aimed to ensure carbon reduction in the housing industry. Housing is one of the key areas of planning policy where the government aims to require all modern housing in England to achieve a carbon free...
- Treatment of biologically treated leachate by oxidation and coagulation.
Zhang, H. Y.; Zhao, Y. C.; Qi, J. Y. // Water Science & Technology; 2011, Vol. 64 Issue 7, p1413
This work aims to investigate removal efficiency of oxidation and coagulation/flocculation processes, to provide an effective method for the treatment of biologically pre-treated leachate. Leachate containing 985 mg L-1 COD was treated by using three treatment schemes, i.e. oxidation,...
- Dividing highway
Wassenberg, Anya // Alternatives Journal; Fall1999, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p8
No abstract available.
- Stirring Giants.
Gutterman, Sara // Green Builder Magazine; Oct2010, Vol. 5 Issue 9, p10
The article points out that China, India, the U.S. and Europe are watching each other and waiting as to who will be the first to massively pursue sustainability programs and adopt strict standards in green business. It is noted that China has become the second biggest economy in the world while...
- Africa and the Middle East.
Gutterman, Sara // ENHESA Flash; Feb2012, Issue 63, p4
The article reports on several new environmental, health and safety regulatory standards that were adopted in Africa and the Middle East in the month of November and December 2011.
- Asia Pacific.
Gutterman, Sara // ENHESA Flash; Feb2012, Issue 63, p4
The article reports on several environmental, health and safety regulatory adoptions that were made in Asia Pacific during November and December 2011 including addition of cosmetic ingredients to Australian Inventory of Chemical Substances, adoption of changes made in Work Health and Safety Act...
- European Union.
Gutterman, Sara // ENHESA Flash; Feb2012, Issue 63, p8
The article reports on several recent environmental, health and safety (EHS) regulatory amendments that were adopted by the European Union in November and December 2011.
- Culture clashes.
Brandon, Chris // TCE: The Chemical Engineer; Aug2008, Issue 806, p26
The article considers the application of western safety, health and environment (SHE) standards and management in the Russian oil and gas industry. After the collapse and break-up of the Soviet Union, western investment and expertise was required to restore and develop their oil and gas...
- Food Alliance launches sustainability tools for greenhouse producers.
Brandon, Chris // GMPRO - Greenhouse Management & Production; Jun2012 Produce Grower, p33
The article reports on Food Alliance's (FA) Sustainability Standard for Nursery Greenhouse Production, FA Sustainability Evaluation Tool and FA Sustainability Certification Program, which are committed to manage for environmental, operational and social excellence.
- The Roofing Institute Launches "Go Green" Campaign.
Watts, Tom // Roofing Contractor; May2008, Vol. 28 Issue 5, p70
The article provides information on the Go Green with Tile campaign launched by Tile Roofing Institute in Chicago, Illinois in 2008. The objective of the campaign, which targets design/building professionals and homeowners, is to educate and spread the environmental green benefits of concrete...
- Gladstone Ports Says Constructive Discussions Held With UNESCO.
Watts, Tom // Australian Maritime Digest; Apr2012, Issue 211, p10
The article reports on the constructive criticisms made by Gladstone Ports Corp. (GPC) to the way it dealt with the development of the ports that executed strict environmental standards and regulatory controls with UNESCO.
- U.S. EPA Reviews MACTs Under 'Chemical Sector' Rule.
Watts, Tom // CoatingsTech; Jun2011, Vol. 8 Issue 6, p21
The article reports on the efforts of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in reviewing the Maximum Achievable Control Technology (MACT) standards.
- Local authorities in carbon homes standards dispute.
Watts, Tom // Building Design; 2/25/2011, Issue 1953, p12
The article reports on the dispute which came out after the Zero Carbon Hub's latest report saying local authorities should not be allowed to set zero carbon homes standards despite the localism program of the government.
- Site assessment guidance review under way.
Watts, Tom // ENDS (Environmental Data Services); Jul2010, Issue 426, p27
The article reports on the 2011 release of the updated BS 10175: Investigation of Potentially Contaminated Sites--Code of Practice, which is expected to align itself with the ISO 10381 series of standards on soil quality and other international standards.
- Safeway Meets Sustainable Sourcing Standards.
Watts, Tom // Supermarket News Expert Blog; 3/13/2012, p9
The article reports that Safeway's Softly bath and facial tissues as well as the Ultra Thirty paper towels qualified to have the Forest Stewardship Council logo and Rainforest Alliance seal for environmental and social responsibility standards.
Thompson, Philip // PrintWeek; 11/11/2011, p19
The author discusses the reasons why businesses have to go through various environmental certification processes and cites the business improvement scheme of Turnbridge Wells, England-based printing company Mastercolour PLC which gained Eco Management and Audit Scheme (EMAS) certification.
- Green lodging program helps revive Florida hotels.
Sherman, Meredith // Hospitality Construction; Mar/Apr2008, Vol. 3 Issue 2, p66
The article discusses the Green Lodging Program of Florida, which offers a series of certifications to hotels and motels that successfully meet a list of environmental standards. A hotel or lodge can earn several Palm designations by continuing to meet high environmental standards. A hotel that...
- Tests show forklift fuel systems meet 2007 EPA standards.
Sherman, Meredith // LP/Gas; Sep2004, Vol. 64 Issue 9, p36
Reports on the initial test results of propane fuel control systems which showed that they meet the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's standards for steady-state and transient operating conditions. Volume of hydrocarbon and nitrogen oxides produced by the fuel systems; Fuel quality issues.
- ASTM introduces new carbon black standard.
Sherman, Meredith // Paintindia; Jan2011, Vol. 61 Issue 1, p120
This article reports on the introduction of an environmental standard on the use of black carbon by the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM).
- Archives set to achieve a standard.
Sherman, Meredith // Environmental Engineering; Apr2012, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p8
The article reports that BSI and the British National Archives have collaborated to develop the PAS 198 standard for managing environmental conditions in archives, libraries and museum collections.
- MNCs, think-tanks come together to make SMEs energy-efficient.
Sherman, Meredith // Chemical Business; Jul2012, Vol. 26 Issue 7, p17
The article reports on the partnership between multilateral organizations and think tanks to help small and medium enterprises (SME) implement environmental standards and energy efficient strategies in India.
Sherman, Meredith // Supply Management; 2/5/2009, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p12
The article reports that South Korean electronics firm LG Electronics has told its suppliers that they must comply with sustainability standards in the countries in which they operate. According to the author, the firm will work with its vendors to reduce and eliminate the use of materials...
- A Useful Tool With Room for Improvement.
Elliott, Donald // Planning; Dec2010, Vol. 76 Issue 10, p20
The article presents the author's views on the standards of the LEED-ND plan in the U.S. According to him, new standards should go out of their way to avoid rewarding the development of good projects in bad locations by making smart location and linkage a prerequisite. He also mentions that the...
- BIG MACHINES, GLOBAL FOCUS.
ILLIA, TONY // Las Vegas Business Press (10712186); 4/4/2011, Vol. 28 Issue 14, pP15
The article presents highlights of the Conexpo-Con/Agg triennial construction show held on March 22-26, 2011 at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Nevada. It notes that cost savings and meeting stricter environmental standards are the themes of the show. The second-generation hybrid excavation...