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EMS - 10 Ways to Protect the Environment

Establishing and implementing an Environmental Management System (EMS) is all about protecting the environment.  The following are 10 ways to protect the environment at your facility. 212 more words

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EMS – Planning for an Emergency

Even the most effective and well developed Environmental Management Systems (EMS) will at times have failures resulting in environmental incidents.  Successful EMS will have pre-plans to anticipate and respond to emergency situations which may occur.  280 more words

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The term “biodiversity” is used to describe the variety of life. This variety is what an ecosystem depends on. It is helpful to think of an ecosystem as a woven carpet; if you pull on a loose thread thinking that it might only affect the thread and those closest to it then you may be shocked as the single thread unravels the whole carpet. 511 more words


EMS - Tips for Managing Change

Regardless of the maturity of a facility, changes will occur that may impact the environment or require additional permitting with regulatory agencies.  Identifying and understanding the impacts of the changes is an essential element to an effective Environmental Management System (EMS).  335 more words

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Professor Martin Bigg wins 'CEnv of the Year' 2014

I wish to add my best wishes to congratulate Professor Martin Bigg, who was named as this year’s Chartered Environmentalist of the Year by the Society for the Environment (SocEnv). 169 more words


EMS – Tips for an Effective Environmental Management System

Environmental Management Systems (EMS) are designed to prevent environmental incidents and ensure compliance with regulatory requirements.  However, systems and controls can fail.  The EMS should have a system put in place to periodically review and assess the effectiveness of the systems and controls.  295 more words

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The importance of rivers for cities and towns

Let’s start with the basics. What is a river? It is a body of water with current moving in one general direction. It varies in size, with smaller versions of rivers being referred to as streams, creeks, or run. 604 more words