Monthly Archives: December 2021

‘Waste Colonialism’: The world grapples with the West’s unwanted plastic | Plastics

ohn hundred and 41 containers filled with rotting plastic waste have been traveling for over a year. Scattered between Turkey, Greece and Vietnam, far from their German origins, the container journey sheds light on the hidden global trade in plastic waste. Arriving in Turkey in late 2020, shortly before the ban on imports of mixed plastic waste took effect, the …

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Brazil Environmental Testing (Soil, Water, Air, Wastewater / Effluent) Markets, Competition, Forecast and Opportunity, 2026

Dublin, December 31, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – The “Brazilian market for environmental testing, by sample (soil; water; air; wastewater / effluent), by technology (conventional; rapid method), by contaminant, by region, competition , Forecast & Opportunities, 2026 “report was added to ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. The Brazilian environmental testing market is expected to grow at a sustained rate during the forecast period. The …

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Most Texas schools resume classes next week amid omicron wave

The rapidly spreading omicron variant of the coronavirus has shaken the holiday season for many Texans and forced thousands of flights to be canceled. It has also prompted school districts in the Northeast and Midwest to take measures such as limiting winter sports activities and temporarily returning to distance learning, although this is not the case in Texas. , where …

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Energy Island: How Orkney Remote Experiments Could Bring Clean Renewable Energy to Southeast Asia

Everything in this closed-loop “living laboratory” is designed to be replicated elsewhere on the islands and in coastal environments, once the technology has been proven. According to Sandy Kerr, director of the International Center for Island Technology at the Orkney campus of Heriot-Watt University, the prevailing general attitudes of islanders to unique challenges can help them tackle this decarbonization problem. …

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Waste to Energy (WTE) Market Size, Analysis, Forecast to 2029

New Jersey, United States, – The latest report published by Verified Market Research shows that the Waste to Energy Market (WTE) should experience a sustained pace in the years to come. Analysts looked at market drivers, restrictions, risks and openings in the global market. The Waste to Energy (WTE) report shows the likely direction of the market in the coming …

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Increase in COVID-19 in Houston wastewater, according to latest samples from Houston Health Department

HOUSTON – The latest samples show a sharp increase in the amount of the COVID-19 virus in Houston’s wastewater, the Houston Health Department said on Wednesday. According to the Department of Health, the viral load is now 546% of the baseline, against 142% last week and 76% the week before. NEW: The latest samples show a sharp increase in the …

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Here’s what’s new at the Pennsylvania Farm Show 2022

After going virtual last year, the Pennsylvania Farm Show returns to Harrisburg for its 106th year amid a wave of the COVID omicron variant. The agriculture ministry urged visitors to stay home if they feel sick, get vaccinated if they haven’t, and wear masks. With 1 million square feet of agricultural education, competition, and celebration, this winter celebration of Pennsylvania …

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THE POWER OF WATER – Escalon Times

Water made California. The statement is often made about what is arguably the largest and most complex water transfer system ever created by mankind – the California State Water Project – and its embracing cousin the Federal Central Valley Project. California literally moves the precious liquid from the sources of the Sacramento River in Mount Shasta City Park to the …

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High-tech AI-powered robots replace workers at recycling centers in Finland

On the outskirts of the Finnish capital Helsinki, new technologies are making recycling easier. A recently opened 35 million euro plant, owned by the Finnish company Remeo, can process up to 120,000 tonnes of construction waste, including wood, plastics and metals. It is said to be the most advanced recycling plant in Europe. “We have thousands of thousands of customers …

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Ankara inspires Dhaka to overhaul city management and transport

Bangladesh is seeking city-to-city cooperation Ankara-Dhaka to make its capital a modern city without greenery and pollution by exchanging best practices in governance of mega-cities. The mayor of Dhaka, Atiqul Islam, expressed his desire during a recent visit to Turkey with Bangladeshi Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen to meet their counterparts. Islam, who heads the Dhaka North City Corporation, spoke …

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Chattanooga, in Hamilton County, could see $ 25 million for sewer needs under state plan

NASHVILLE – Tennessee officials table $ 1.35 billion of the American Rescue Plan Act’s $ 3.9 billion in federal funds in the form of local infrastructure grants in hopes of persuading cities and counties to invest millions of their own ARP dollars for drinking water, wastewater and stormwater improvements. “These funds will help us meet critical water infrastructure needs in …

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Coastal habitat protection plan outlines dozens of recommended actions

North Carolina environmental officials recently added dozens of new goals and recommendations to the Coastal habitat protection plan. The document was first created in 2005 and has been updated every few years since then. The 2021 amendment to the plan outlines several potential measures to address the many ongoing issues along the coast. “There is growing concern about declining water …

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Business Technology Successes Planned For OR, Knox

Mike Paulus, director of technology transfer at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, is optimistic that some next-generation commercialization successes will be based on ORNL inventions and other local innovations. He also believes that some newly successful tech companies will be located in eastern Tennessee. In a recent Friends of ORNL virtual conference, he said: “I think four new companies that have …

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COVID-19 & children: unmasking the reality

Photo: Wikimedia Commons Often, what we humans propose, nature disposes of. I would like to draw your attention to a crisis in the making and relaying of the importance of a safer and healthier planet for our future generations. Masks have become an essential part of our lives during the COVID-19 epidemic. But we often find the potentially virus-laden tissue …

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Boston area wastewater COVID levels continue to rise – NBC Boston

The current, record-breaking wave of COVID-19 in Massachusetts shows no signs of abating, according to the Boston-area Wastewater Detection System. Wastewater treated by the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority has been monitored since the start of the pandemic, and virus levels have been rising steadily since the fall. At the beginning of December, the data showed a peak as high as …

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Wetlands full of jacanas?

Water levels have dropped at the northern and southern ends of the Perumbakkam wetland, and both pheasant-tailed pheasants and bronze wings are making the most of it. When a family member leans toward stoutness, it barely registers in the mind until their curtains begin to pop, the buttons flying with the muzzle velocity of a gun. By equating resident birds …

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Stench of chicken waste increases stench in Alabama community

Janice Williams thought something had died near her Morgan County home due to the smell, but she couldn’t decide what it was. “I thought maybe the dogs killed an armadillo. I searched the yard for an armadillo, but then I found out where the scent was coming from, ”she said. The stench, according to the Decatur Daily, comes from what …

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Good news and bad news for southern California in 2021 – Daily Democrat

While the southern California coast has taken a few hits this year, the local coast has also seen key steps towards safeguarding its future. The downsides were the oil spill in the waters off Huntington Beach, pollution from late harbor ships, Hyperion’s sewage spill in Playa del Rey, and the extension of the lifespan of the Redondo gas power station. …

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Waste management service looking to improve its Watford site

A waste management company is looking to increase its processing capacity and build a vehicle workshop as part of new plans at its Watford site. PB Donoghue has submitted a planning application to Hertfordshire County Council to make changes to its Colne Way facility. This includes increasing its waste processing capacity from 75,000 tpa (tonnes per year) to 200,000 tpa. …

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Oregon State University researchers test wastewater for COVID, including Omicron | Local news

CORVALLIS, Ore. (KPTV) – Researchers in Oregon are tracking COVID and its variants, including Omicron, in wastewater. It is an important tool to see how much virus is in our communities. In an Oregon State University lab, scientists are working in partnership with the Oregon Health Authority to perform the tests. Samples arrive twice a week from more than 40 …

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Families Find Hope for Their Children’s Well-Being at Tick Tock Early Learning Center – Daily Local

NEW GARDEN – Local heroes walk among us. And the angels of the earth too. Kennett resident Maricela Ayllon is both. In her role as Director of Family Services at the Tick Tock Early Learning Center, Ayllon helps hardworking families who struggle every day in their quest not only to provide for their children, but also to overcome the financial …

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Small Hydro – Neste’s target of 100% renewable electricity use will be met sooner than expected in Finland

Neste is committed to fighting climate change and reducing climate emissions both globally and locally. To support this, the company has three climate commitments, which cover the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions from its own production *, the intensity of emissions from the use of products sold by Neste ** and the reduction of customer emissions with Neste’s renewable and …

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Reinventing industrial engineering | Herald of the Deccan

Traditionally, industrial engineering has been responsible for optimizing shop floor facilities, managing the overall work environment, maintaining an efficient workflow, warehouse and inventory. However, in recent times, industries are adopting more sustainable and circular manufacturing practices in all of their operations. This change was motivated by a few hard facts. Energy use by industries is responsible for about a quarter …

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Why big businesses and governments need to focus on e-waste management / the digital information world

Disposing of electronic items as waste is a major problem, especially considering the amount of electronic waste it ends up generating. The most recent figures we have for this type of thing are from 2019, and it turns out that 50 million tonnes of e-waste was produced this year alone. The pandemic is likely to increase the production of waste …

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Industrial Wastewater Treatment Chemicals Market By Type,

Dublin, Dec 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – The “Industrial Wastewater Treatment Chemicals Market by Type (Coagulants, Flocculants, Biocides and Disinfectants), End Use Industry (Power Generation, Mining, Chemicals) ) and region (APAC, Europe, North America, MEA, South America) – The Global Forecast to 2026 report “has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. The global industrial wastewater treatment chemicals market size is estimated …

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Inequality of Opportunity: Who Are Left Behind? | Kiribati – Kiribati

1. INTRODUCTION ESCAP’s inequality of opportunity analysis uses two new methodological tools to measure inequalities in the distribution of basic services and to identify those who are furthest behind in the same areas of development. In both methods, population groups are defined by common circumstances over which the individual has little or no direct control. The analysis explores inequalities in …

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Seymour Manufacturing Company Pleads Guilty to Violating Clean Water Act; agrees to pay $ 2.4 million | USAO-CT

Leonard C Boyle, Acting United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, Tyler Amon, Special Agent in charge of the EPA’s Criminal Investigations Division for New England, and Commissioner Katie Scharf Dykes of the Department of Energy and Connecticut Environmental Protection announced that MARMON UTILITY LLC waived his right to be charged and pleaded guilty today before U.S. District Judge …

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The challenges of the wastewater treatment industry and how WABAG can help your business achieve sustainability

The current global economic and social context is forcing companies to rethink their strategies and opt for actions that can minimize the impact of their activities on the environment. In Romania, the groundwater reserves are not only exhausted but also heavily polluted in many places due to sewage discharges and other polluting emissions. Over 50% of total wastewater comes from …

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Entrepreneurship in solid waste management | AFN News

Previous story: Atmos Systems presents A42N, the next generation of warehouse robotics Entrepreneurship in solid waste management Posted on December 21, 2021 Signature of a memorandum of understanding between IPCA and TERI SAS on the start of a certificate course to promote entrepreneurship in the field of waste management New Delhi : The Indian Pollution Control Association (IPCA) signed a …

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UCSD Reports ‘Unprecedented’ Spike in COVID Wastewater Viral Load – NBC 7 San Diego

An “unprecedented” spike in COVID-19 viral load in wastewater collected at San Diego County’s main wastewater treatment facility has been noted by researchers at UC San Diego School of Medicine. The amount of COVID-19 virus detected in sewage predicted the number of COVID-19 cases in the region up to three weeks before clinical diagnostic reports, researchers said on Saturday. Since …

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New Jersey becomes last state in clean trucks, dumping dirty diesel

TRENTON, New Jersey – Today, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) adopted the Advanced Clean Trucks (ACT) rule, advancing a regulatory route to electrify everything from delivery vans to semi-trailers in the state. New Jersey is one of the many states to move forward with the adoption of California’s ACT rule this year. Oregon and Washington recently adopted …

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Segambut MP calls for one month exemption from water and electricity bills for flood victims | Malaysia

Segambut MP Hannah Yeoh speaks at the C4 Center report launch in Petaling Jaya on April 12, 2021. – Photo by Miera Zulyana KUALA LUMPUR, December 20 – Pengurusan Air Selangor Sdn Bhd (Air Selangor) and Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB) are urged to exempt flood victims from paying water and electricity bills for this month. Segambut MP Hannah Yeoh said …

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Boys & Girls Club of St. Louis plans to turn chemical waste dump into golf course

The land was once home to the Carter Carburetor Corporations plant, but was abandoned for over 30 years. The Boys & Girls Club of St. Louis has strived to transform an environmental hazard into a vision of hope and community awareness. A lot that once housed the Carter Carburetor Corporations factory will now be turned into a golf course for …

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Broken cars, burnt trees, soggy insulation: disaster cleanup is expensive, time consuming and unnecessary

By Sybil Derrible, Juyeong Choi and Nazli Yesiller Communities in the southeast and midwestern United States will for some time assess the damage from the deadly, widespread tornado outbreak from December 10 to 11, 2021. But it’s clear that cleanups will take months, if not decades. years. Sybille Derible Juyeong Choi Dealing with huge amounts of debris and waste is …

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‘Unprecedented’ spike in COVID viral load in wastewater

SAN DIEGO (CNS) – An ‘unprecedented’ spike in COVID-19 viral load in wastewater collected at San Diego County’s main wastewater treatment facility was reported by researchers at UC San on Saturday Diego School of Medicine. The amount of COVID-19 virus detected in sewage predicted the number of COVID-19 cases in the region up to three weeks before clinical diagnostic reports, …

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Pre-budget consultations: social sector experts meet with FM; look for a job, increase health spending

Representatives from various social sectors and unions urged the government on Saturday to further boost healthcare spending amid the unprecedented Covid crisis, introduce an urban employment program and increase spending on the guarantee program rural employment. As part of the pre-budget consultation meeting, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday met with experts from sectors such as health, education, rural development, …

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Moro Hub innovates for MEA’s largest solar-powered data center

Senior officials at the groundbreaking ceremony in Dubai on Saturday. Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Managing Director and CEO of the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) and Steven Yi, President of Huawei Middle East and Africa, inaugurated the first phase of the largest solar-powered data center in the Middle East and in Africa, defined on Uptime TIER III-Certified. The data …

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Adopt a “green” approach to digital transformation

Jason chester, Director of Global Channel Programs at InfinityQS, shares his thoughts on the future of sustainability in manufacturing With the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference to be held in early November, it is quite clear that the actions needed to mitigate climate change are now becoming a serious priority among world leaders. As the event made climate change …

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TMC executives condemn government for failing waste management in Cuncolim

Dec 18 2021 | 8:08 AM HIST TMC executives condemn government for failing waste management in Cuncolim Fernandes said the Goa State Pollution Control Board is a silent onlooker as usual and should be called the Pollution Board instead. Team Herald MARGAO: Jorson Fernandes and Kiran Kandolkar, leaders of the Trinamool Congress (TMC), severely reprimand the chief minister, Dr Pramod …

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St. Andrews-by-the-Sea, Ste Up Parents. Keep your lights on

St. Andrew’s-by-the-Sea Celebrates $ 25,000 Grant Award RYE BEACH – The Board of Directors of the Land and Community Heritage Investment Program (LCHIP) has announced more than $ 4.7 million in matching grants for 40 projects supporting both historic preservation and conservation of land. The projects are well distributed among the ten counties of the state, including St. Andrew’s-by-the-Sea in …

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California Water Service pledges $ 200,000 to advance

SAN JOSE, Calif., December 17, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – As part of its commitments to promote environmental stewardship and support education in the socio-economically disadvantaged areas it serves, California Water Service ( Cal Water) has pledged $ 200,000 to the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Foundation (Foundation). The donation, announced at the Foundation’s holiday reception last night, will help the …

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Launch of the first electromagnetic flowmeter with two-way connectivity to power intelligent water loss management Envirotech Online

It is estimated that over 60% of the world’s population could face water shortages by 2025. However, billions of liters of water are lost before they even reach their destination. A better understanding of demand, demand growth and costly leaks can be achieved with accurate and timely flow data entering and leaving water facilities. The AquaMaster4 Mobile Comms flowmeter, ABB, …

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The twelfth annual edition of Mohawk Industries on the environmental, social and

CALHOUN, Georgia, December 16, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – In its twelfth annual environmental, social and governance report released online today (mohawksustainability.com), Mohawk Industries, the world’s largest flooring manufacturer, underscores its commitment to innovate for a better future through strategic initiatives that are better for people, the planet and business performance. “Each year, this report quantitatively assesses our progress in important …

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Better Waste Management Can Reduce Air Pollution Load During Winter In Delhi | Latest India News

New Delhi: Responsible communities, strict enforcement and more efficient municipal waste collection. Experts say these are among the measures that may lead to improving Delhi’s problematic air quality by limiting the open-pit burning of municipal solid waste across the city. The nation’s shortcomings in its garbage collection and the pollution crisis are intrinsically linked, and the connection becomes much more …

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Detection of SARS-CoV-2 in wastewater from a residential college

Authors and Disclosures Yolanda M. Brooks, Bailey Gryskwicz, Shawn Sheehan, Sheri Piers, Parag Mahale, Susan McNeil, Jenna Chase, Doreen Webber, David Borys, Michael Hilton, Dion Robinson, Stephen Sears, Emer Smith, Emily K. Lesher, Robert Wilson, Matthew Goodwin1 and Michael Pardales Saint Joseph College, Maine, Standish, Maine, USA (YM Brooks, B. Gryskwicz, S. Sheehan, S. Piers, S. McNeil, J. Chase, D. …

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SMEC to provide concept for Mount Bold Dam upgrade

Australian utility SA Water commissioned SMEC to provide the design of major upgrades to the Mount Bold Dam – South Australia’s largest dam – allowing the structure to meet current guidelines from the Australian National Large Dams Committee. (ANCOLD). The Mount Bold Dam is considered critical infrastructure as it is the largest storage in the region with a total capacity …

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Prime Minister of Tasmania – Opinions Sought on Turning Organic Waste into Energy

December 15, 2021 Guy Barnett, Minister of Energy and Emissions Reduction Modern bioenergy is one of the most widely used renewable energy sources in the world and the government of Tasmania is laying the groundwork to make the most of this abundant resource with a new project Bioenergy Vision for Tasmania. Bioenergy is energy produced from organic materials, including from …

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Mine Waste Management Market to Grow by 233.56 Billion Tons by 2022

TThe mining waste management market was estimated at 173.64 billion tons in 2017 and is expected to reach 233.56 billion tons by 2022, at a CAGR of 6.1% during the forecast period. The growth of the mining waste management market can be attributed to the increase in mining operations due to the demand for metals from the automotive industry and …

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Sask. wastewater researchers start researching omicron variant

As countries around the world prepare for the arrival of the omicron variant of COVID-19, research teams in Saskatchewan are working to test the newly discovered strain in the province. For the past two weeks, researchers at the University of Regina have been looking for traces of omicron in the city’s wastewater, with the help of the National Microbiology Laboratory …

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Justice Appoints Hardesty to West Virginia School Board | News, Sports, Jobs

Paul Hardesty is sworn in for his appointment to the State Board of Education while his wife Debby holds the Bible. (Photo courtesy of WV Legislative Photography) CHARLESTON – Governor Jim Justice on Monday announced the appointment of longtime lobbyist and former State Senator Paul Hardesty to a recently vacant seat on the West Virginia Board of Education. Hardesty, who …

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Science News Roundup: Vaccines appear weak at blocking Omicron infection; injections can reduce the burden of COVID in the long term; Israeli company uses air and water to store solar energy for the night and more

Here is a summary of scientific news briefs. Israeli company uses air and water to store solar energy overnight The southern tip of Israel is a rocky desert where solar panels are plentiful and the sun, when shining, is the source of almost all electricity. Once it’s tuned, however, the grid reverts to fossil fuels to generate electricity. Renewable energy …

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Why companies should be required to disclose their Scope 3 emissions

Capital markets today face increasing risks due to the physical impacts of climate change and legal and regulatory measures aimed at shifting the economy away from fossil fuels. Investors and other market players concerned about climate-related risks have focused on greenhouse gas emissions, the emissions that cause climate change. Indeed, knowing if and how a company is responsible for greenhouse …

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Business News | Stock market and stock market news | Financial news

Search for quotes, news, net asset values ​​of mutual funds Tega Industries INE011K01018, TEGA, 543413 Vodafone idea INE669E01016, IDEA, 532822 Yes Bank INE528G01035, OUIBANQUE, 532648 IEX INE022Q01020, IEX, 540750 ICICI Bank INE090A01021, ICICIBANK, 532174 Search for quotes, news, net asset values ​​of mutual funds Tega Industries INE011K01018, TEGA, 543413 Vodafone idea INE669E01016, IDEA, 532822 Yes Bank INE528G01035, OUIBANQUE, 532648 IEX …

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Sewage enters Puakō groundwater, says UH, sewage treatment plant is needed

Studies of dye tracers with sumps and septic tanks show that the sewage reaches the shore within hours. Photo courtesy of University of Hawaii. (BIVN) – Researchers say sewage is entering Puakō’s groundwater and recommend a sewage treatment plant for the coastal village of western Hawai’i. A team from the University of Hawaii at Hilo is studying the impact of …

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Power outages, strong winds sweep across Quebec

MONTREAL – Hydro-Quebec is telling residents they should “prepare to be affected” by strong winds causing power outages across the province. Nearly 213,000 Hydro-Quebec customers were deprived of electricity on Saturday evening after Environment Canada issued numerous warnings of storms, strong winds and freezing rain. Authorities have forecast strong southwest winds to blow up to 100 km / h in …

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Climate Local Now: Think in cycles without going in circles

by Mark Haubner I always liked going to what we called “the dump” when I was a kid – free bikes, cupboards, car parts – all the garbage my grandma told me was another man’s treasure. We are now more politically correct and it is not “the dump” but “the dump” now – but we continue to dump whether we …

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Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation Announces Challenge to Improve Waste Management in City | Bombay News

Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation (NMMC) announced Navi Mumbai’s Swachh Innovative Technology Challenge based on the Union Government’s Swachh Technology Challenge as part of the Swachh Bharat mission. Navi Mumbai residents, students, educational institutions, NGOs, citizens’ associations, start-ups, IT and non-IT companies can participate with their innovative concepts. To participate in the challenge, residents must present innovative technical projects related to …

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Vermont Drinking Water and Wastewater Revolving Loan Fund Gets Big Boost | News

MONTPELIER, Vermont – Vermont’s drinking water and wastewater loan funds will receive a $ 63 million injection from the federal government. US Senator Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., And Republican Governor Phil Scott announced the funds on Thursday, December 2 in a joint statement. The money comes from the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act which was signed by President Joe Biden in …

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Remarks by UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta Fore at the UNICEF @ 75 – World commemorative event

As prepared for delivery NEW YORK, December 9, 2021 – “Secretary General Guterres, Excellencies, distinguished guests, colleagues and friends of UNICEF… “UNICEF was founded in the aftermath of World War II to save children’s lives and protect their rights. Tonight we celebrate that for 75 years UNICEF has served children. From armed conflicts to natural disasters and long-term humanitarian crises. …

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JD.com aims to build China’s first carbon neutral logistics

BEIJING, Dec. 10, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – JD.com is making progress in building the first carbon-neutral smart industrial park for China’s logistics industry, with Xi’an Asia’s No.1 logistics park expected to be neutral in carbon at the operational level by early 2022. With nearly 300,000 square meters, JD Asia’s No.1 Logistics Park in Xi’an deployed 100,000 square meters of rooftop …

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Idaho Site marks 30 years of cleaning success

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (KIFI) – The environment at the Department of Energy (DOE) Idaho National Laboratory (INL) site and the underlying Snake River Plain aquifer are considerably safer today after 30 years of cleaning in accordance with state and federal regulations. When the DOE, the State of Idaho, and the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) signed the Federal Facility …

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Clear Lake to Expand Sewage System at Mason City Municipal Airport | Govt. & Politics

Mason City Municipal Airport is undergoing major renovations and the City of Clear Lake is stepping in to help. The airport has been busy with a variety of different projects, one of which is the decommissioning of the lagoon sewage system currently used for sanitary sewer purposes. Mason City Airport will partner with the City of Clear Lake to expand …

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Utilities Service Alliance signs agreement with Korea

Overland Park, Kan., December 08, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Utilities Service Alliance, Inc. (US) and Korea’s largest power generation company, Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power Co., Ltd. (KHNP), signed an agreement on Dec. 3 to work mutually in support of U.S. goals and services with utility peers and to help promote goodwill in the industry. The United States and the …

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Federal institute funds research into plastic recycling

Plastics producer Braksem is involved in some new research projects which have received funding from the REMADE Institute. | Pavel Kapysh / Shutterstock Braskem, BASF, the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries and other household names in the industry are involved in plastics recycling research projects that received funding this month. The REMADE (Reducing Embodied-Energy and Dereasing Emissions) institute announced on …

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Senior advisers set to discuss board delivery of waste management services in response to Covid-19

Members of the Leeds City Council Executive Council will discuss a report outlining the operational challenges posed by Covid-19, on the city’s waste management service and the additional resources set aside by the council this year to help raise them. Over the past 20 months, the city’s waste management department has faced significant challenges in ensuring that the department remains …

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Omicron COVID-19 variant found in Boulder’s sewage detection system

Nonprofits organize mobile marketplace for parentsTwo Denver nonprofits have teamed up to provide supplies to parents in need. 11 minutes ago 2 people arrested and charged with running a “Chop Shop” in GreeleyGreeley Police arrested two people for allegedly operating an alleged cutting shop. 20 minutes ago Colorado Congressman Ed Perlmutter frustrated after Senate repealed Safe Bank Act for marijuana …

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Governor Cox and Lieutenant Governor Henderson unveil fiscal year 2023 budget

SALT LAKE CITY (December 7, 2021) – Today, Governor Spencer J. Cox and Lieutenant Governor Deidre Henderson unveiled their fiscal recommendations and priorities for fiscal 2023. Their proposal highlights historic investments in the education and infrastructure (including water and housing) while providing $ 160 million in tax relief to the people of Utah through a grocery tax credit. “Based on …

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Holtec says it won’t dump radioactive water in Cape Cod Bay in 2022

PLYMOUTH – The company in charge of dismantling of the Pilgrim nuclear power plant announced Monday that it will not release radioactive water into Cape Cod Bay in 2022. “We wanted to share that in the short term the decision at Pilgrim has been made that the treated water will remain on site, safely stored, and that we will not …

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This Mushroom-Based Leather Could Be the Next Sustainable Fashion Material | Smart News

Although the material is fungus-based, MycoWorks creates its patented rigid material by designing mycelium cells as they develop into 3D structures that intertwine so densely as to make them a tough material, nicknamed Fine Mycelium. The material has the strength, durability and performance of traditional leather. MycoWorks Vegetable leathers have the potential to revolutionize the fashion industry. Today, MycoWorks, a …

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Webcor’s Genesis Marina Becomes World’s First True Pre-Certified Construction Site | 2021-12-06

Webcor’s Genesis Marina Becomes World’s First True Pre-Certified Construction Site | 2021-12-06 | Engineering News-Record This website requires certain cookies to function and uses other cookies to help you have the best experience. By visiting this website, some cookies have already been installed, which you can delete and block. By closing this message or continuing to use our site, you …

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Low-income New Yorkers can get help paying their overdue water bills

New York State has opened its federally funded program to help low-income residents pay overdue water bills during the pandemic. The $ 69.8 million program allows all New York households to pay up to $ 2,500 for a wastewater or drinking water bill, or $ 5,000 for both, according to the New York State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance, …

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Senate Bill 35 makes communities vulnerable

Senate Bill 35 removes authority over Santa Cruz development from the city government and the California Environmental Quality Act, giving it instead to private developers. The apartments on offer at 831 Water Street appear to be a test case, initially refused by Santa Cruz City County in a 6-1 vote on October 12, for failing to meet local requirements for …

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A Bitcoin boom fueled by cheap energy, empty factories and few rules

A bitcoin mining operation opens this month northeast of Niagara Falls on the site of the last operating coal-fired power plant in New York State. Statewide, a former aluminum factory in Massena, already one of the largest cryptocurrency sites in the United States, is expanding. And to Owego, a metal recycling tycoon with 11.3 million Instagram followers makes a serious …

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Medical Waste Incinerator Market 2021 Detailed Analysis of Current Industry Figures with Growth Forecast by 2026

The Impact of Covid-19 on Medical Waste Incinerators market report provides a brief overview of the segments and sub-facilities, including product types, applications, players, and regions that serve key aspects of the market. . The report focuses on the impact of CoVID-19 on performance and provides in-depth analysis of this market and market conditions. The report may pursue an in-depth …

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Investment in wastewater

BIG EXPENDITURE: Carmen Crespo also details the sanitation plans of the mayor and councilors of Huercal-Overa Photo credit: Junta de Andalucia THE regional government will devote more than 11 million euros to improving the waste treatment facilities in Huercal-Overa. Carmen Crespo, who heads the Junta’s sustainable development department, said during a recent visit to Huercal-Overa that the municipality has been …

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Holtec to dump radioactive water from nuclear power plant in Cape Cod Bay

PLYMOUTH – The company that decommissioned the Pilgrim nuclear power plant has told the Nuclear Regulatory Commission that it plans to begin removing radioactive water from the plant in Cape Cod Bay in the first three months of 2022. U.S. Representative William Keating, D-Mass., Shared an email with The Times that his staff received from the NRC on Wednesday which …

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Emerging K-Feldspar Market Trends and Global Demand | United Mining Investments Co. The Quartz Corp, Sisecam Group

K feldspar market Potassium feldspars are aluminum silicates that contain potassium minerals. Feldspars are essential components of many building stones PORTLAND, OREGON, USA, Dec 3, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ – According to the Potassium Feldspath Market report published by Allied Market Research, the study presents the looming revenue forecast for the industry for the next several years coupled with a impending market …

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3 low beta stocks to buy with rising volatility

Add these 3 low beta stocks for less volatility exposure They say the market goes up the stairs and down the elevator, which is why it’s never a bad idea to have a few low beta stocks in your portfolio. These are stocks that don’t move as much as the overall market and may be less risky during times of …

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Covid wastewater testing increased following active cases in Nelson

ESR / Supplied Sewage samples taken in Nelson on November 29 tested positive for the presence of Covid-19 (file photo). Covid wastewater testing in Nelson-Tasman has been increased following the discovery of active cases in the community. On Monday, the first case of Covid-19 in the region since 2020 was confirmed, with the number rising to 14 on Friday. Until …

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FDA Proposes Food Safety Modernization Act Rule Changes to Improve Safety of Agricultural Water Used on Products

For immediate release: 02 December 2021 Today, the United States Food and Drug Administration released a proposed rule which aims to improve product safety. He proposes to require farms to conduct comprehensive assessments that would help them identify and mitigate the dangers of water used to grow produce. This is the latest step in the agency’s implementation of the Food …

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Multifamily partnership results in 2 billion gallons of

MIAMI, December 02, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – At a time when utility costs are rising, large parts of the country regularly experience drought, and calls on American companies to have a demonstrable impact grow, EcoSystems and BH Management Services (BH) today announce a milestone – over 2 billion gallons of water, 85 million kilowatt-hours of energy and 59,000 metric tons …

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Alabama neighbors meet Thursday to oppose spreading sewage sludge on farms and fields

MARSHALL COUNTY, Alabama (WIAT) – Landowners in central and northern Alabama plan to organize against the growing practice of applying treated waste to farms and fields across the state. A group of concerned citizens have formed Alabama Sludge Awareness and are planning to hold a meeting Thursday night in Guntersville. The Alabama Department of Environmental Management began regulating the industry …

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Humanity has a waste problem; Launching into space is not the solution

Raccoons are well known for their affinity for garbage (the internet calls them “garbage pandas” for a reason), but in reality, humans are distinguished as the dirtiest animals on Earth. The average American produces 4.9 lbs of waste per day in 2018, according to the Environmental Protection Agency, and worldwide we produce 4.5 trillion pounds per year. This waste ends …

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At UF, someone used “critic” and “race” in a sentence. Trouble ensued.

Chris Busey’s page on the University of Florida website states that he is an associate professor at the College of Education, “where he primarily teaches courses for the Critical Studies in Race, Ethnicity and Culture specialization.” But according to a grievance he filed this week through the faculty union, the wording of that job description has been called into question. …

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