When it comes to an industry being scrutinized by environmental and regulatory groups, knowledge really is power. Just as the cement industry is currently in the environmental cross-hairs, we’ve seen the same thing in a number of other industries over the last several decades.
An example of this is the Wastewater business. A few years back, the wastewater industry was believed to be one of the largest environmental point source polluters of mercury. Based on bad information from outdated sampling and analysis techniques the industry was prepared for the worst. Upon further analysis using ultra-clean low level analysis we were able to show the wastewater industry was much cleaner than originally anticipated.
The outcome was very positive. Read the rest of this entry »