Monthly Archives: August 2022

Waste Sense explains how companies can take action to

MELBOURNE, Australia, Aug. 31, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — According to Waste Sense, supplier of waste management service Businesses large and small in Melbourne must play their part to help minimize their contribution to the waste crisis. Green consumerism is on the rise, and Waste Sense says companies should think about innovative, eco-friendly ways to package products. Many people now expect …

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Scientists harvest resources from wastewater

A team of researchers from the Australian National University (ANU) and CSIRO has been awarded over $1 million to develop technology that recovers valuable resources from wastewater. The technology is inspired by breakthroughs in biological research, including mimicking the way plants extract nutrients and adapt to toxic molecules in the soil. The project will address a growing need to ensure …

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Kelly Sparks, OSU-Cascades Expansion, Finance Manager, Resigns and Takes Job at University of Maine

BEND, Ore. (KTVZ) Kelly Sparks, associate vice president for finance and strategic planning at Oregon State University – Cascades, is moving on, as she was named chief business officer and vice president of finance at the University of Maine. Sparks, who has held his current position since 2013, played a significant role in the creation and expansion of the OSU-Cascades …

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Southern Company Partners with General Services Administration to Reduce Energy Costs and Improve Sustainability of GSA Federal Buildings in Georgia

Innovative solutions will focus on lighting, HVAC, water conservation and more ATLANTE, August 30, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Southern Company System Partners with the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) to Increase Energy Efficiency at 12 Federal Buildings Across Georgia, reducing GSA’s carbon footprint and improving overall sustainability. Southern Company’s innovative system solutions will focus on three key areas: energy efficiency, …

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Wisconsin agricultural manufacturer sets environmental goals

Climate change has taken center stage in many discussions around the world, with many shifting gears in an effort to reduce our carbon footprint. A Wisconsin manufacturing company sets environmental goals to help several industries become more efficient. There are simple ways for businesses to go green, but what about the manufacturing industry, where livelihoods depend on longevity? “Our goal …

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Chesterville voters to consider money for playground equipment

CHESTERVILLE — Voters will make four money-related decisions at a special town meeting on Thursday, including one for playground equipment and another for waste management services. The meeting begins at 6 p.m. at Dave Archer’s Town Hall. The first article asks whether to appropriate up to $25,000 to build a playground at the municipal office next to the basketball courts …

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Revealing the fate of microplastics in a coastal wastewater treatment plant thanks to an integrated membrane system

Microplastics (defined as smaller than 5nm) are a growing environmental pollution problem. The increase in plastic waste from the plastic industry or personal care products could lead to the accumulation of microplastics in various ecosystems and environments. Microplastics are ubiquitous and have been detected in over 2,000 marine organisms. The large amount of chemicals released by microplastics can affect living …

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Sustainable buildings –

The New South Wales government is committed to developing sustainable and resilient homes and buildings. We are introducing a new policy to support these goals and bring NSW closer to net zero emissions. The new State Environmental Planning Policy (Sustainable Buildings) 2022 encourages the design and delivery of more sustainable buildings throughout New South Wales. It sets sustainability standards for …

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The 8 fastest growing areas for remote work might surprise you

We’re all familiar with the rom-com trope, in which our true love stood before us the whole time (think young Joseph Gordon-Levitt guy for the visual aid). It turns out the same can be true for remote work jobs. Sure, there could be a remote tech or financial position ready to knock you off your feet, the standard but glamorous …

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the end of a journey – Joe Attard

Since 1995, local councils have been responsible for waste management in their locality. A duration of 27 years. It has been a remarkable journey and, despite ups and downs, there has never been a single day when service has not been provided at a town hall. The business community, represented by the Authorized Schemes, GreenMt and GreenPak Coop, have been …

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Silex and Walker to Receive $112,500 in Wastewater Grants | State News

JEFFERSON CITY — The Missouri Department of Natural Resources has awarded $112,500 in clean water engineering reporting grants to the towns of Silex and Walker, according to a department news release. The grant provides financial support to qualifying communities by helping to defray engineering costs for the assessment of sanitation system improvements. Silex will receive $62,500, while Walker will receive …

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Impact of 24-epibrassinolide, spermine, and silicon on plant growth, antioxidant defense systems, and corn osmolyte accumulation under water stress

Complex molecular and biochemical signal transduction pathways control plant responses to environmental stress and interact to determine tolerance or susceptibility at the whole plant level20. Plants respond to abiotic stress by altering the transcription, translation, and post-translational modification of defense-related genes and proteins, resulting in a sophisticated coordinated response to reprogram interconnected defense networks and metabolic processes.21. Physiological and phenotypic …

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Germany and Japan rethink nuclear exit after war in Ukraine

Comment this story Comment War in Ukraine rekindles global interest in nuclear power as gas and oil shortages have reshaped energy markets and driven fossil fuels higher prices. From Japan and Germany to Britain and the United States, leaders of countries that had stopped investing in nuclear power are now considering building new plants or delaying the closure of existing …

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Embassy REIT inaugurates EcoHub, an integrated waste management center in Bangalore to benefit 4,000 households

Bangalore, Karnataka, India: Embassy REIT, in partnership with The Anonymous Indian Charitable Trust (TAICT) and the Bettahalasuru Panchayat, today inaugurated EcoHub, an integrated solid waste management center in the presence of Shri Krishna Byre Gowda, Honorable MLA – Byatarayanapura in north Bangalore. The project was built under Embassy REIT’s flagship waste management initiative “EcoGram” and will benefit about 4000 …

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Benefits of Recycling Wastewater in a Context of Drought and Global Water Scarcity

Since the beginning of the last century, water consumption worldwide has increased exponentially, from around 500 billion m³ to more than 4 trillion m³ in 2014, mainly due to the evolution towards more resource intensive in many industries. Ian Hart is Business Development Director of adi Projects, a division of UK engineering firm adi Group And if that figure isn’t …

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Could help efforts to find treatments for Alzheimer’s disease and other illnesses

Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have discovered a new drug pathway that could potentially be used to help prevent Alzheimer’s dementia. The accumulation of beta-amyloid in the brain is the first step in the development of Alzheimer’s dementia. Scientists have spent countless hours and millions of dollars finding ways to eliminate amyloid before cognitive symptoms …

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Oak Hill Sanitary Board Wins Wastewater System of the Year | State and region

Oak Hill – Oak Hill Sanitary Board received the 2022 Wastewater System of the Year award at Water on the Mountain, a conference hosted by the West Virginia Rural Water Association. Like many city-owned systems, Oak Hill has had issues over the past year, but recent project upgrades and improved treatment methods have helped eliminate these problem areas. Operators, working …

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Ochsner named interim Aztec water polo head coach

History links SAN DIEGO – Dana OchsnerSan Diego State’s water polo assistant coach for the past three seasons, has been named the program’s interim head coach for the 2023 campaign. The announcement was made by SDSU athletic director, JD Wicker, Tuesday morning. “I am thrilled to have Coach Ochsner take over the leadership of our water polo …

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Thicker sweaters and new showerheads: six ways to reduce gas consumption | Energy bills

gGovernments across Europe are preparing for gas shortages this winter and are carrying out public information campaigns to try to reduce consumption. In Germany, floodlights at public monuments were turned off and showers turned cold in municipal swimming pools and sports halls. Amid fears that Russia could cut off the flow of gas to Europe, having already cut the continent’s …

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Waste Pro promotes from the inside to the computer station

The National Energy Technology Laboratory, based in Morgantown, West Virginia, said its Targeted Rare Earth Extraction (TREE) process, designed to recover rare earths and minor metals from coal and byproducts coal, was named a finalist in the R&D 100 Awards 2022 competition. NETL describes TREE as “an environmentally friendly and cost-effective technology for extracting rare earth elements and critical minerals …

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Assembly of the logistics and warehousing application through

USA, Rockville MD, Aug. 22, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Fact.MR, a market research and competitive intelligence provider, has revealed that the global dump hopper market is estimated at US$2 billion in 2022 and is expected to grow at a healthy CAGR of 6.7% over the forecast years 2022-2032. The first dump hopper was invented in the early 1900s and was …

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Heavy rain leads to more than 40 slides in the New Plymouth district, with pressure on the sewerage system

ANDY MACDONALD/Stuff Portaloos set up for residents to use if needed, at Brown St, Inglewood. The Portaloos will remain in two Taranaki towns as heavy rains continue to put pressure on the sewage system, leading to sewage overflows. Twelve gates were installed in Waitara and eight in Inglewood, over the weekend, for household use. Kevin Strongman, Group Planning and Infrastructure …

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How to survive a lightning strike or, better yet, avoid one

But those are small groups considering the national population of more than 300 million and there are more than 25 million lightning strikes in the United States a year, according to the weather service. It should also be noted that 90% of lightning victims survive. Still, here are a few things you can do to reduce your chances. “When the …

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Power shortage in Sichuan is now a major emergency

China’s Sichuan province activated its highest emergency response yesterday to deal with “extremely exceptional” power supply deficiencies, adding to the woes of manufacturers in the region as they shuttered factories. The hottest and driest summer since Chinese records began 61 years ago has withered crops and left reservoirs at half their normal water level. That, combined with record power demand, …

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Overview: Strategic and Sustainable Digital Supply Chain

Improving supply chain management with IoT technology We explore how IoT can help the supply chain address challenges caused by ongoing geopolitical conflicts, trade wars, and the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic. Ultimately, by facilitating transparency and automation throughout the supply chain, IoT technology helps organizations make the most cost-effective and timely decisions. Microchip technology, from creation to shortage in …

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LWMC runs a Clean & Green campaign on campuses

LAHORE: The community mobilization wing of Lahore Waste Management Company (LWMC) has started an awareness campaign in various educational institutions in the city to educate the younger generation about waste disposal. The campaign was launched on the instructions of the Managing Director (CEO) of the Lahore Waste Management Company, Rafia Haider, who asked the company’s staff to actively stress the …

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Madison plans sewage treatment plant open house

The Lake County Department of Utilities is hosting an open house from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on September 10 at its Madison Wastewater Treatment Plant, located at 7815 Cashen Road. The event is free and open to the public, and features plant tours, family activities, hands-on demonstrations, exhibits, and a “touch a truck” area that features many of the …

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New bilingual book discusses water safety education | Local News

The front and back of “When in Doubt, Don’t Go Out!” showing the options in English and Spanish. Courtesy photo / Bob Moore Water safety in the Great Lakes region is always a hot topic of conversation, especially recently, as drownings along the western Michigan coastline seem to be becoming more frequent. There have already been 81 drownings in the …

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As the Colorado River dries up, western states face a crisis in water, energy and agriculture – NBC10 Philadelphia

Hydroelectric turbines can stop spinning. Las Vegas and Phoenix could be forced to restrict water use or growth. Farmers could stop growing certain crops, leaving fields of lettuce and melons to turn to dust. These are just some of the disastrous consequences that could occur if states, cities and farms across the American West do not agree on how to …

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Loop Industries Founder and CEO to speak at Bank of America – Sustainability and Circular Materials Day 2022

Get instant alerts when news breaks on your stocks. Claim your one week free trial for StreetInsider Premium here. MONTREAL, QC / ACCESSWIRE / August 19, 2022 / Loop Industries, Inc. (Nasdaq: LOOP) (the “Company” or “Loop”), a clean technology company whose mission is to accelerate a circular plastics economy by manufacturing 100% polyethylene terephthalate (“PET”) plastic ) recycled and …

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United States Solid Waste Management Vehicles Market Report 2022: Automatic Dumpsters Expected to Hold Largest Market Share from 2023 to 2027 – ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The report “United States Solid Waste Management Vehicles Market, By Vehicle Type and Region, Competition Forecast and Opportunities, 2027” has been added to from ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. US Solid Waste Management Vehicles Market to Witness Robust CAGR Growth During the Forecast Period 2023-2027 An increase in the demand for efficient and better modes of transportation for solid waste management and …

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Covid 19 Omicron outbreak: 3,805 new cases, 16 deaths as sewage results reveal dominant strain

Professor Ian Town says there is still a lot to learn about Omicron and its variants. Video / Mark Mitchell There are 3,805 new cases of Covid-19 and 466 people hospitalized with the virus. A further 16 Covid-related deaths were reported today. Eight people with Covid-19 are in intensive care. One person reported dead today was from Northland, two from …

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Falkland Islands announce limited power outage and water disruption — MercoPress

Falkland Islands announce limited power outage and water disruption Thursday, August 18, 2022 – 09:35 UTC The PWD thanks the public for their cooperation and apologizes for any inconvenience. Power outage coming. The Power & Electrical Section informs the public that there will be a power outage on Thursday August 18 from 3:15 p.m. to 4:15 p.m., the …

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Erie Area Raccoon Refuse Customers Seek New Garbage Service and Refunds

Customers who prepaid Raccoon Refuse for garbage or recycling service may be able to get their money back. Municipalities that had contracts with Raccoon Refuse for residential services can obtain compensation from performance bonds posted by the company. Raccoon Refuse, based in Mill Village, is bankrupt. In an email to Union City Borough on Monday, the company said it had …

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In-person conferencing benefits are not open to everyone

It’s 2019 and my twins are three months old. After much sleep deprivation, I somehow submitted my thesis, having straddled the tightrope of breastfeeding twins alongside creating paragraphs and managing a heavy SEO system. Even after submitting the thesis, however, I am not ready to let go of the interviewer, the writer, the thinker in me. Motherhood is all-consuming, but …

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Climate Bill Could Create 1,000 New Businesses: Breakthrough Investor

The $369 billion Cut Inflation Act passed by Congress includes the largest investment in US history to fight climate change. From tax breaks to direct subsidies, this has big implications for businesses in clean energy, clean manufacturing and clean innovation. Its passage will be huge for startups in the climate space as well as the major venture capital firms that …

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RecycLiCo Battery Material Demonstration Plant Testing Reaches 163% of Planned Leach Processing Capacity

Sydney, Australia (ABN Newswire) – Lake Resources NL (ASX:LKE) (FRA:LK1) (OTCMKTS:LLKKF) provides a clean solution to the delivery of high-quality lithium into the battery materials supply chain powering the energetic transition. Lake is using the disruptive Direct Extraction (DLE) technology from its partner, California-based Lilac Solutions Inc (Lilac), which wins in the flagship Kachi project, for efficient production of high-purity …

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Waste disposal tariff to increase by 50% –LAWMA

By Ngozi Nwoke The The Chief Executive of the Lagos State Waste Management Agency (LAWMA), Mr Ibrahim Odumbomi, has revealed that waste disposal fees could increase by 50% from October 1. He made the revelation recently in Lagos during a press conference on the agency’s activities from January 2022 to date. He spoke about the challenges, the solutions as well …

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Polio virus found in New York sewage

City officials announced Friday morning that the polio virus, an incurable disease that can cause paralysis and death, has been detected in New York City’s sewage, reports The Gothamist. The new finding suggests there is community transmission in all five boroughs, which means unvaccinated New Yorkers are at risk. “The risk to New Yorkers is real but the defense is …

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Opinion: The rise of precision agriculture exposes our food system to new threats

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article. Farmers are embracing precision farming, using data collected by GPS, satellite imagery, internet-connected sensors and other technologies to farm more efficiently. While these practices could help increase crop yields and reduce costs, the technology behind these practices creates opportunities for extremists, terrorists and opposing …

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The deposit invoice does not pass; fewer funds for Wells | News, Sports, Jobs

CGMC’s Shane Zahrt updates Wells City Council. “A lot of opportunities have been wasted” Shane Zahrt of the Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities (CGMC) told Wells City Council, referring to the 2022 Minnesota state legislative session. “All conditions were in place for a productive legislative session and lawmakers approached many bills. However, the negotiations failed and …

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Davis residents can now view local COVID-19 rates, tracked via sewage testing

Healthy Central Valley Together is currently conducting COVID-19 sewage testing in Davis By SYDNEY AMESTOY — [email protected] Residents of Davis, as well as residents of select other Central Valley communities, can now check local COVID-19 rates based on their city’s wastewater through the Healthy Central Valley Together (HCVT) program, a collaboration between researchers at UC Davis and UC Merced. According …

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Artists draw inspiration from Indigenous teachings and land-based learning to create watercraft at Manitoba workshop

A Winnipeg artist gets her hands dirty this summer for a 10-day workshop in Grand Rapids, Man., which focuses on hand-harvesting clay to create traditional Indigenous water vessels. Oji-Cree visual artist KC Adams leads the workshop, titled Water Knowledge, where she guides a group of female-identifying, non-binary artists deep into the earth on the northeast shore of Lake Winnipeg, teaching …

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Britain’s summer of discontent is a story of poor planning

Placeholder while loading article actions Joseph told Pharaoh to use his seven years of plenty to prepare for the hard times ahead. In Aesop’s fable, the grasshopper danced through the summer while the industrious ant prepared for a harsh winter. Western leaders have no shortage of good advice from the classics, but they clearly don’t always follow it. During the …

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Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) VP sells $1,523,544.93 in stock

Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM – Get Rating) Vice Chairman Michael J. Watson sold 8,971 shares of Waste Management in a trade on Thursday, August 11. The stock was sold at an average price of $169.83, for a total transaction of $1,523,544.93. Following the sale, the vice president now directly owns 32,221 shares of the company, valued at $5,472,092.43. The transaction …

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Reusable polymer can remove dyes from wastewater

Researchers from North Carolina State University have demonstrated that a synthetic polymer can remove certain dyes from water and that the polymer can be recovered and reused. The results offer a potential new method for cleaning up wastewater after it has been used by textiles, cosmetics or other industries. “Dyestuffs are used everywhere, including in the textile industry, as well …

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How Samsung offices around the world are shining the spotlight on our next generation – Samsung Global Newsroom

International Youth Day (IDD), which takes place on August 12 every year, is a United Nations (UN) designated awareness day both to raise awareness of the issues facing young people today and to celebrate their achievements and potential. With its global Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programs, Samsung Electronics empowers, engages and sparks the imagination of young people who strive to …

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Bellmawr Water customers experience water discolouration due to power outage

The Borough of Bellmawr Water Department experienced a Leaf and Bell Water Treatment Plant malfunction on August 10, 2022 due to a power outage, the borough announced on its website. The hydrants had to be emergency flushed, causing the water to discolor. We will continue to flush hydrants serviced by the Leaf and Bell factory which may cause additional discoloration. …

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ISRI rejects ‘advanced recycling’ label, says plastic-to-fuel projects shouldn’t be considered recycling

Listen to the article 5 minutes This audio is generated automatically. Please let us know if you have any comments. Diving brief: The Institute of Scrap Metal Recycling Industries recently announced its position on chemical recyclingclaiming that its definition does not include the technology of turning plastics into fuel as recycling. He announced the position after adopting the language at …

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Using sewage to reduce dust is harmful to Pa’s roads.

Penn State researchers recently briefed a state advisory committee on studies that found the common practice of using wastewater from oil and gas drilling to reduce dust on unpaved roads is causing more harm than good. good. Wastewater from oil and gas drilling has been used for years as a cheap dust suppressant in rural Pennsylvania. But sewage can contain …

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Adventures in Leadership helps new students transition to Elon

Air conditioning, cell phone service and a bed – all the comforts of home that 24 new freshmen left behind when they participated in the Adventures in Leadership (AIL) rafting and rock climbing session this summer. The rafting and whitewater climbing session was one of six held in July across North Carolina for members of Elon’s Class of 2026, from …

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LUS asks Lafayette City Council for a 3-year rate increase on electricity and water

The Lafayette Utilities System is asking the city council to approve a three-year rate increase plan for electricity, water and sewer to offset rising capital and operating costs. The request comes as LUS bills have risen sharply this summer thanks in large part to a massive increase in the price of natural gas, which is a key component of electricity …

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Industrial decarbonization: the path to a cleaner future

Industrial decarbonization Industrial decarbonization is crucial in the fight against climate change and boron plays a vital role in reducing emissions from power plants. NEW YORK, USA, Aug. 9, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — Industrial Decarbonization As the United States strives to decarbonize its economy and achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2050, players across multiple industry sectors must play a critical …

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Saskatchewan. COVID-19 sewage levels remain low, though some cities see rising trend: report

Viral loads in sewage in Saskatoon, North Battleford and Prince Albert are trending up but still below the 2022 average, University of Saskatchewan researchers observe in their new weekly COVID-19 report. The researchers monitored the three cities to determine the viral load and provide insight into the presence of the virus in these regions. In an email, one of the …

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More human remains found at Lake Mead as water levels drop due to drought

National Park Service rangers found more human remains at the Lake Mead National Recreation Area east of Las Vegas over the weekend. Why is this important: It is the fourth such discovery at the nation’s largest reservoir by volume since May, as a mega-drought drops Lake Mead water levels to the lowest since 1937, per access point. Details: “National Park …

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Why Joint Venture to Develop Bugesera Special Economic Zone is Timely | The new times

The Government of Rwanda and ARISE Integrated Industrial Platforms (ARISE IIP), a pan-African company that designs, develops, finances, designs and operates industrial ecosystems across Africa, have entered into a joint venture to develop the Bugesera Special Economic Zone. The joint venture agreement was approved by the cabinet last week. Bugesera Special Economic Zone is located in Gashora Sector, Bugesera District, …

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Harare cancels Pomona waste agreement

Harare City Council has decided to cancel the Pomona waste management agreement which was imposed on the local authority by the Department of Local Government. The Council had decided to suspend the 30-year agreement for a month before the latest developments. The local authority also ignored local government minister July Moyo’s order asking the council to pay a $1.5 million …

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Children of War – The New York Times

No casualty of war emerges without suffering some sort of loss: a gutted home. A loved one has disappeared. A torn life. Yet no one loses more in war than children – scarred by its lifelong devastation. In Ukraine, time is running out to prevent another “lost generation” – the phrase often used not only for the young lives taken, …

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Thames Water is keeping the drought emergency plant CLOSED ‘because it costs too much to run on electricity’

A £250million emergency drought plant built by Thames Water may have been closed due to “the cost of electricity”, a local MP has said. The Beckton desalination plant in east London has been promised as a major reserve of drinking water to cope with drier British summers – but in a summer that has already seen the hottest temperatures on …

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Nuclear Waste Management System Market Overview with Detailed Analysis, Competitive Landscape, Future Growth and Forecast to 2028 – Shanghaiist

The latest report on the Nuclear Waste Management System Market is a rich resource of front-line data and analysis of the factors driving the growth of this business sphere. It also encompasses a host of risk prevention plans to help companies engage in opportunities that can generate strong profits in years to come. Additionally, the report includes verifiable projections for …

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Graphene-based nano-sponges are effective industrial wastewater filters

Engineers from the University of Vienna have developed a new composite material that is an effective filter for removing organic pollutants from water. The system uses super-porous “nano-sponges” embedded on a sheet of graphene. Key to the new filters is a class of materials called covalent organic frameworks (COFs). These structures are extremely porous, giving them a massive surface area …

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Governor Edwards and economic development officials to travel to the Netherlands and France to further develop water management and economic partnerships

BATON ROUGE, The. – This Friday, Governor John Bel Edwards will lead a delegation of business and state leaders on an economic development, water management and resilience mission to the Netherlands and France. The delegation includes representatives from Louisiana Economic Development, Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority, Gulf Water Institute, National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine’s Gulf Research Program, Port …

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to protect our planet, they must be exposed

This spring, I taught a new undergraduate course in environmental sociology. Most of my students took the course because they were curious to see what their desire to live more sustainably had to do with sociology. At week three – after a deep dive into the troubling connections between fossil capitalism (capitalism’s reliance on fossil fuels), waste colonialism (the unfair …

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Kerala’s solid waste management project faces major challenge – The New Indian Express

Express press service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The implementation of the 2,300 crore Kerala Solid Waste Management Project (KSWMP) jointly funded by the World Bank and the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) is facing a huge challenge. The Herculean task before the government of Kerala is to acquire 130 acres of land required for the establishment of five sanitary landfills – the mandatory …

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With rising costs, Waynesville accepts sewage treatment offer

Now entering its seventh year, the process of replacing Waynesville’s outdated sewage treatment plant has become a frustrating saga that only gets more nerve-wracking — and expensive — the longer it drags on. With that in mind, aldermen awarded the contract to build the project last Tuesday, fearing the price could continue to rise if they wait any longer. “As …

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4Rs Nutrient Stewardship Field Day featured nutrient management and water quality research

Lincoln, Neb. -The University of Nebraska–Lincoln 2022 4Rs Nutrient Stewardship Field Day to Eastern Nebraska Research, Extension and Education Center July 19 featured knowledge and tools on improving nutrient management and water quality through research and demonstrations. 64 participants attended, including BDNI staff, growers, crop consultants, extension educators, graduate students, faculty, industry representatives and other customers. Nitrogen certification was also …

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Nigerian minister advocates cooperation between water, energy and food security sectors

1 The Minister of Water Resources, Mr. Suleiman Adamu, has called for cooperation between the Nigerian water, energy and food security sectors to address all the challenges that hinder socio-economic development. 2 Adamu made the call on Tuesday for the opening of a three-day cross-sectoral national dialogue on “the nexus between water, energy and food security”, which was held in …

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Republic Services raises trash rates in Springfield, citing inflation

Recently, Republic Services increased its price for garbage services. Many Springfield customers are upset, but Republic Services says the rate increase is simply the result of “increased operating expenses.” Republic Services customers have reported seeing unexpected “fuel” charges added to their bills. A customer who shared his bill with the News-Leader showed a fuel charge that raised his price by …

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Waste transfer stations to increase Bangalore’s waste disposal bill

In a landmark decision, the state government has approved BBMP’s proposal to build three large garbage transfer stations in different parts of the city at a total cost of Rs 305 crore. The project aims to end the transfer of garbage from dumpsters to compactors, a practice widely seen as degrading public places. But the project, which does not include …

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Saskatchewan. sewage data shows growing strain of BA.5 variant, except in Prince Albert

University of Saskatchewan researchers using sewage to determine the extent of COVID-19 in the community have found that the BA.5 subvariant of Omicron is becoming more prominent, but not quite the dominant strain of the virus in the province. The latest report released by the research team on Sunday states that the total viral load remains “relatively low, indicating a …

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UNICEF Kenya Humanitarian Situation Report No. 2 (Drought) – 1 June to 30 June 2022 – Kenya

Attachments Strong points: According to the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) Food Security Report of June 2022, and after four consecutive failed rainy seasons, the number of people facing food insecurity in Kenya has fallen from 3, 5 million to 4.1 million. · A total of 9,539 children (4,998 girls, 4,541 boys) were admitted for treatment of severe acute malnutrition …

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