Join Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful for the 2021 Pennsylvania Pick Up Program | State

To prevent trash from ending up in our waterways, Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful urges Pennsylvania residents to participate in Pick Up Pennsylvania, in support of the Ocean Conservancy’s International Coastal Cleanup. This year’s program runs from September 1 to November 30. During this time, registered events can get free garbage bags and gloves provided by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, …

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Booming wind industry faces its own green dilemma: landfills

Siemens launches the first recyclable wind turbine blade Wind groups use blade dumping as a rallying problem Industry calls for a ban on landfills in the EU BRUSSELS, Sept. 10 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Wind turbines have become a vital source of green energy around the world, but their manufacturers increasingly face an environmental conundrum: how to recycle them. The …

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ETBU, the Marshall community collects donations from Ida | New

East Texas Baptist University is raising donations for the Men’s Texas Baptist Disaster Relief Efforts to help those affected by Hurricane Ida in Louisiana. Items collected during the fundraiser include bottled water and bottled Gatorade, baby and adult diapers, baby wipes, cleaning supplies, laundry products and paper items. ETBU Assistant Vice President for Student Engagement and Dean of Students Holly …

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Union Carbide faces retrial for water pollution

An attorney for the Courtland Company has filed a new complaint with the Charleston U.S. District Court for water pollution from an industrial landfill belonging to Union Carbide. In his fourth trial since 2018, Charleston attorney Michael Callaghan alleges Union Carbide operated the landfill from the 1950s to the 1980s and was not designed to contain toxic material. The site …

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Budget of $ 1.2 billion for fiscal year 2021-2022 approved

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX – Corpus Christi Mayor Paulette M. Guajardo and city council have approved a $ 1.2 billion operating and capital budget for fiscal 2022, which begins October 1. The Balanced Budget is designed to meet top community priorities, including streets, public safety, parks, and neighborhood improvements. With this budget, we can invest significant sums in high priority areas …

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Explanation: More severe storms test aging US offshore oil facilities

A satellite image shows an oil slick after Hurricane Ida near Port Fourchon, Louisiana, United States on August 31, 2021. NOAA / Handout via REUTERS HOUSTON, Sept. 7 (Reuters) – Stronger hurricanes threatening America’s Gulf of Mexico coast energy hub increase the risk of oil spills from damage to the region’s refineries, oil rigs and pipelines under -marines, according to …

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Garbage collection could soon cost you more

OTTAWA – Ottawa is on the brink of a waste crisis, and the solution may be just a few clicks away for residents. A City of Ottawa online survey asks how you want your garbage collected, to help reduce waste. However, you only have a few days left to vote on how you want the city to handle garbage. “There …

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Long: Holding wastewater treatment plants, the city responsible | By the people

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First internationally agreed recommendations for a set of …

September 7, 2021 – The UNECE recently (August 31) published a set of core indicators and statistics related to climate change, as well as a set of implementation guidelines, both approved by the Conference of European Statisticians (THOSE). Climate change is an existential threat and represents a huge challenge for humanity. A better understanding of all its aspects is crucial …

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Settlement reached for daily wastewater that threatened Glenn County surface and groundwater

SACRAMENTO, California. – A settlement has been reached between JG Weststeyn Dairy in Glenn County and the Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board. The $ 21,379 settlement addresses violations of daily wastewater discharges that threatened to contaminate nearby groundwater and surface water. The Central Valley Water Board prosecution team fined the dairy company for failing to meet reporting requirements …

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Invasive New Zealand mud snails found at Shanty Creek in County Antrim

September 3, 2021 Fishers urged to step up prevention efforts during salmon season Invasive New Zealand mud snails have been detected at the mouth of Shanty Creek, a tributary of the Grass River in County Antrim. The snails were found during routine surveillance in May by the Grass River Natural Area Stream Watch project and confirmed by DNA analysis by …

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Shortage of workers puts Richmond area recycling collection service at a standstill – some collections delayed or canceled | Richmond Local News

The big problem has been getting people to do the practical lifting, especially in the recent summer heat. “About 60% of what we do is manual collection,” Phillips said. The “assistants” are the employees who accompany the truck drivers and get out of the truck to collect materials. Without sufficient aids, drivers have to stop and exit on their own, …

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