Radioactive elements that dissolve in the drinking water have become a dangerous problem in various countries like US and Japan. The methods to remove these elements from drinking water are described in this article.
The recent Daiichi nuclear plant disaster in Japan was initially perceived as an unforeseen incident caused by the power of nature; however, questionable cover-ups in the plant’s faulty systems have surfaced and haven’t helped to alleviate concerns over the uncompromising effects of radiation.
Phytoremediation is the process of using plants to remove heavy metal toxins from the soil to ready it for agricultural use. There is a subset of this process that works to remove manganese from water sources as well.
Natural gas is found in the oil reservoir sub-surface in solution with crude oil. In the early days of oil production, natural gas known as associated gas was considered more trouble than it was worth and was flared off. Nowadays its value has been recognized and the gas is processed separately.
Ever wondered what caused some of the major industrial disasters, and might even have an affect on the present-day environment?
The ‘Big Three’, or the three natural resources industries use most, are coal, oil and gas. In this article, the size of the reserves will be discussed, along with how long these three resources can keep supporting the population and meeting the global demand.
Lead Acid battery recycling is a technological difficult process yet most rewarding. In America it enjoys a rate of over 97 %. The lead produced by recycling is costing only 30 to 40 % of the mining costs for producing virgin lead, but it is the same. THe various parts of the battery recycled are ..
The public’s recent interest about corporate environmental responsibility for distillery comes in the wake of a new bill called CARE Act. The possible implementation of environmental regulations could limit alcohol trade, hence, this article focuses on the potential aspects to be regulated.
Industrial development & ecological issues are at opposite ends in the spectrum regarding the health of the planet and its residents. While industrial development has improved the quality of life for people, it has come at a great ecological price.
What is asbestos? Where is it used? What are asbestos’ ecological impacts? Who is exposed to asbestos? How does asbestos affect human health?