Enhancement of an effluent treatment facility for treatment of terephthalic acid wastewater
© Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (6/2009)
Use of Purified terephthalic acid (PTA) is growing throughout the world for its wide applications in packaging and food industry. Indiscriminate disposal of the effluents from the PTA production facility leads to ecological risk to the aquatic environment as many aromatic compounds such as paratolueic acid, benzoic aid are formed.
Computer-based municipal solid waste forecasting
© Lehrstuhl f├╝r Abfallverwertungstechnik und Abfallwirtschaft der Montanuniversit├Ąt Leoben (11/2006)
Capacity planning of waste processing facilities and infrastructure requires an idea of the future demand, little is known about how to estimate the quantity of future municipal solid waste (MSW) streams.
Country File Estonia
© Knoten Weimar - Internationale Transferstelle Umwelttechnologien (12/2005)
General and specific informations about Estonia in the fields of population, economic, politics, legal framework and waste management. Supported by Technische Universität Braunschweig, Leichtweiß-Institut für Wasserbau, Dept. Abfallwirtschaft, in cooperation with Knoten Weimar GmbH,Bauhaus-Universität Weimar, with Regional Environmental Centre for Middle and Eastern Europe – REC (Heidi Hanson), Tallinn, Estonia and Estonian University of Life Sciences - EMU (Mait Kriipsalu), Tartu, Estonia.
Forming Consortia for REACH Registration: Contractual and Competition Law Issues
© Lexxion Verlagsgesellschaft mbH (6/2005)
In order to reduce costs for industry and authorities, the Commission’s proposal for a REACH-Regulation of 29 October 2003 strongly supports the forming of consortia for the registration of about 30,000 substances subject to registration requirements. This article examines contractual issues to be observed when forming and operating consortia based on the REACH Proposal.
Characterization of alternative fuels
© TK Verlag - Fachverlag f├╝r Kreislaufwirtschaft (3/2005)
Utilization of alternative fuels in the power generating industry, in the cement industry and in the steel making industry has recently gained a considerable importance.
The European Environmental Liability Directive
© Lexxion Verlagsgesellschaft mbH (10/2004)
In April 2004 the EU legislative bodies finally adopted the EU Environmental Liability Directive 2004/35/EC thus putting an end to a controversial legislation process.