Monthly Archives: October 2022

Davidson County schools in hot water with parents over tuition debt

The Davidson County School District is facing backlash from parents and other community members after reinstating policies requiring payment for lunch and other fees, which prevents students from receiving meals or participate in extracurricular activities. According to the Davidson County School Board handbook, high school students are not allowed to charge meals to their school account, which means they will …

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Eesti Energia receives state support for a pumped storage hydropower plant

The joint agency of Enterprise Estonia and KredEx has allocated €584,950 to Eesti Energia to prepare the construction of Estonia’s first hydroelectric energy storage facility at the Estonia mine site in Ida-Virumaa, which, once completed, will significantly contribute to ensuring the flexibility and stability of the Estonian electricity system. The pumped storage hydropower (PSH) plant planned for the Estonia Mine …

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Nuvem sabha opposes Verna waste treatment plant

Oct 31, 2022 | 06:03 IST Nuvem sabha opposes Verna waste treatment plant Decides to oppose the Jetty Policy 2022 project; claims that neither the environmental impact assessment has been carried out nor the panchayat body concerned has been given confidence Team Herald MARGAO: The Nuvem village panchayat has decided to oppose the waste treatment plant project on the Verna …

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Lincoln council seeks US bailout money for sewer and water projects

LINCOLN — McClelland Consulting Engineers will help the City of Lincoln submit four US Bailout grant applications for water and wastewater projects. Lincoln already has an agreement with McClelland to provide general engineering services on a set price schedule. For the new work order, the company’s expenses cannot exceed $5,000. City Council approved an appropriations ordinance at its Oct. 18 …

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Oregon State Board of Directors Approves Building Projects and Presidential Goals

CORVALLIS, Ore. — The Oregon State University Board of Trustees on Friday approved OSU President Jayathi Murthy’s goals for fiscal year 2023 and advanced construction of several projects on the Corvallis campus and across the Hatfield Marine Science Center in Newport. The board heard a report on efforts to advance equity, inclusion, and social justice within OSU; received updates related …

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The IEA at COP27: A fair and equitable energy and water transition in a changing climate – Event

Climate change is here and now, and the energy transition away from fossil fuels is at the heart of climate solutions. The energy transition consists of switching from fossil fuels to renewable energies to reduce GHG emissions. Although the need for energy transitions is widely recognized, the role of water in these transitions deserves more attention. In this context, just …

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Organic Waste to Diesel Market Industry Outlook, Comprehensive Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Segment, Trends and Forecast, 2031 | Covanta Energy Corp., AMEC plc, Plastic2Oil Inc., Solena Group, Klean Industries

The Organic Waste to Diesel Market research report is a high-quality report containing in-depth market research. This market report provides the best solutions for developing and implementing strategies according to client requirements to extract tangible results. It helps businesses gain granular level clarity on current business trends and expected future developments. Businesses can achieve practical and lasting results through accurate …

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Waste pioneer Veena Sahajwalla honored with Clunies Ross Innovation Award

Scientia Professor Veena Sahajwalla has developed processes that turn waste into new products. Photo: ATSE and SaltyDingo Professor Veena Sahajwalla received the Clunies Ross Innovation Award for her world renowned waste transformation technologies. Professor Sahajwalla is an internationally renowned materials scientist, engineer and innovator who has revolutionized the science of recycling through the development of next-generation “green materials” derived from …

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Iowa American buys city’s sewer system

Iowa American Water, a subsidiary of American Water (NYSE: AWK), the largest publicly traded U.S. water and wastewater utility company, announced the acquisition of the City of Blue Wastewater System Grass for $2 million, according to a press release. On July 12, 2022, the Iowa Utilities Board approved the acquisition. The newly acquired wastewater utility, Iowa American Water’s first sewage …

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Explorers and Scientists Rehearse Historic Expedition to Study Human Impact on the Florida Everglade – News

A five-person team, including a University of Florida professor as lead scientist, will embark on a dangerous trek through the Florida Everglades on Thursday to assess the impact of humans on the largest subtropical wilderness. of the world. The group will retrace an 1897 canoe trip that was first made by explorer and scientist Hugh de Laussat Willoughby. Tracie Baker, …

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Chemical test results delivered to Paint Creek residents after the accident

Environmental health specialists from Kanawha and Fayette counties tested wells along Paint Creek following an Aug. 24 truck accident on the West Virginia Turnpike that spilled a chemical surfactant . In letters sent to Paint Creek residents, Kanawha-Charleston and Fayette County Health Departments said there were traces of the chemical detected in 19 hand-dug or shallow wells. The tractor-trailer was …

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Oculus founder who sold his VR startup to Mark Zuckerberg slams Meta’s Horizon Worlds

The metaverse is bad. That’s according to several industry figures and the founder of VR headset startup Oculus is the latest to put it bluntly. “I don’t think it’s a good product,” Palmer Luckey said of Metaverse’s flagship product, Horizon Worlds, at the the wall street journal Tech Live conference. Oculus was acquired by Facebook in 2014 for $2 billion …

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Could EPA’s preference for ‘energy recovery’ change as it evaluates waste hierarchy, other tools?

The US EPA is currently evaluating two well-known materials management policy tools – the Waste Management Hierarchy and the Waste Reduction Model (known as WARM) – with the potential for changes in how it evaluates certain disposal technologies. According to an Oct. 4 letter from the anti-incinerator network Energy Justice, co-signed by more than 270 other advocacy groups, the EPA’s …

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Russia strikes Ukrainian houses, evacuates Kherson and warns of escalation

A view of the village, located on the border of the Kherson region where control has once again been taken over by Ukrainian forces, as Ukrainian soldiers patrol around the site amid Ukraine’s counterattack on the forces forces in southern Kherson region, violent clashes continue between the two sides in the city of Kherson, located in Kherson oblast, Ukraine, on …

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Ukrainian power grid suffers record damage in Russian strikes, utility says: NPR

Tetyana Safonova looks at her mobile phone during a power outage Thursday in Borodyanka, Ukraine. Paula Bronstein/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Paula Bronstein/Getty Images Tetyana Safonova looks at her mobile phone during a power outage Thursday in Borodyanka, Ukraine. Paula Bronstein/Getty Images KYIV, Ukraine – More than 1.4 million Ukrainian homes have lost power after a morning of repeated …

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Advanced recycling is a solution to the plastic crisis

PROVIDENCE, RI (AP) — The plastics industry says there is a way to help solve the plastic waste crisis plaguing the world’s oceans, beaches and land — recycle it, chemically. Chemical recycling typically uses heat or chemical solvents to break down plastics into liquid and gas to produce an oil-like mixture or base chemicals. Industry leaders say the mixture can …

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New tools to prevent the next pandemic | New

October 20, 2022 – In November 2021, researchers at Botswana’s Sikhulile Moyo lab discovered an unexpected result while testing samples for COVID-19: a sequence of the coronavirus genome that contained dozens of potentially dangerous new mutations. Researchers quickly alerted the rest of the world to the mutated virus, which eventually became known as the highly transmissible variant of Omicron. With …

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Vex Experts’ Mysterious Breeding Habits of Aquarium Fish

Comment this story Comment PENYABANGAN, Indonesia — It took a broken air conditioner for Tom Bowling to figure out — after nearly eight months of failure — how to farm the coveted pink-yellow tropical fish known as spotted anthias. Bowling, an ornamental fish breeder based in Palau, had kept the fish in cool water, trying to replicate the temperatures that …

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The Clean Water Act turns 50 this week, it’s never been more essential to our survival

We drink water these days mostly after it’s been spit out of a refrigerator dispenser or squirted out of a disposable plastic bottle. It’s hard, very hard to remember that the same water – every molecule of it – comes from the streams, swamps and other assorted waterways outside our sealed windows. These waters are by no means as clean …

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How heat pumps can save businesses money – DW – 10/19/2022

From cheese makers to cement makers, businesses need heat and cool to produce their wares. Oil and gas are essential fuels for industry. Climate reasons aside, with these fossil fuels so cheap for so long, industries had little incentive to install more sustainable technologies. But the war in Ukraine and soaring gas prices are forcing companies to rethink their energy …

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Waste Management natural gas facility approved for the Township of Falls

Waste Management’s plan to capture the methane gas emitted from its Lower Bucks landfills and convert it into enough usable natural gas to serve 65,000 homes a year is moving full steam ahead. Falls Township supervisors granted preliminary and final approval for the $90 million project at their meeting Monday evening. Waste Management will build two 20,000 square foot renewable …

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Water and Wastewater Pipes Market Size and Forecast | China Lesso Group Holdings, Compagnie de Saint-Gobain, Mexichem SAB, Sekisui Chemical,

New Jersey, United States,- The latest published study on the Global Water and Sewage Pipes Market offers a detailed insight into the factors influencing the global business scope. The Water and Sewage Pipes market research report presents the latest market information, an analysis of the current situation with upcoming trends and breakdown of products and services. The report provides key …

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Macomb County Health Department Assists Town of Eastpointe in Lead Prevention Efforts

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 17, 2022 The Macomb County Health Department is assisting the town of Eastpointe following a notification from the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy (EGLE) that samples from the Eastpointe municipal water supply have lead levels in drinking water that exceed the state standards. Water testing took place as part of routine compliance sampling …

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Jeremy Hunt to water down energy support as price guarantee set to end in April

Chancellor Jeremy Hunt has announced he will withdraw the Universal Energy Price Guarantee in April. The Energy Price Guarantee, which meant a typical UK household would pay no more than £2,500 a year for energy, was originally announced as a two-year scheme by Prime Minister Liz Truss. However, Mr Hunt announced that help with energy bills for all households will …

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Roll-Off Express LLC offers waste management for construction sites in Springfield

Roll-Off Express LLC offers residential and commercial waste removal, including roofing debris, construction waste, and yard piles. Tim was very professional and helped us clean our house pinball machine delivering a dumpster within 2 hours of our call. I highly recommend Roll Off Express for any dumpster rental! -Lydia Muller SPRINGFIELD, MISSOURI, USA, Oct. 16, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — When there’s …

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Wapakoneta Receives State Funding to Expand Wastewater Treatment Facilities

WAPAKONETA — Ohio is providing funding to ensure municipal wastewater treatment facilities remain safe and healthy. The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency has disbursed loans in Northwest Ohio of up to $107 million. The Town of Wapakoneta will receive $82.7 million to expand its network of treatment plants. The hope of each loan is to improve the overall water quality in …

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NEET aspirant dies after consuming contaminated water, more than 30 students are believed to have fallen ill

NEET seeker dies after consuming contaminated water Photo: iStock A shock from Kota in Rajasthan where an 18-year-old NEET aspirant, Vaibhav Roy, died of severe liver disease on Thursday. Vaibhav was diagnosed with hepatic encephalopathy. Vaibhav breathed his last in a private hospital where he was undergoing treatment. The case comes from the Jawahar Nagar region, where 35 other students …

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No decrease in water bills expected due to NWC energy savings

Derillion Energy Jamaica CEO Simon Piggot (left) explains to officials how the Mona Reservoir Floating Solar System works. WHILE the cost of energy needed to produce drinking water is expected to drop by around $1 billion a year, National Water Commission (NWC) customers should not expect reductions from their short-term bills, as the government wants to use the savings to …

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Idaho resumes radioactive waste shipments to New Mexico

Shipments of nuclear waste from eastern Idaho resumed after three episodes that led New Mexico officials to suspend them in September. BOISE, Idaho — Shipments of nuclear waste from the U.S. Department of Energy site in eastern Idaho to a nuclear waste repository in New Mexico have resumed after three episodes that prompted New Mexico officials to suspend them. An …

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Mysuru deploys electric vehicles in “green” touch for waste management

Electric vehicles (EVs) deployed to transport waste, especially e-waste and dry waste, in Mysuru central business district Electric vehicles (EVs) deployed to transport waste, especially e-waste and dry waste, in Mysuru central business district Mysuru’s solid waste management has gone “green” as zero-emission vehicles have been deployed to transport waste generated in the city center, ushering in a new approach …

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Efforts to improve sewage discharge are underway, Meriden officials say

MERIDEN — Utility officials say the city’s ongoing efforts to reduce phosphorus levels in treated sewage before it’s pumped into the Quinnipiac River has already shown promising results. Frank Russo, manager and chief operator of the Meriden water pollution control facility on Evansville Avenue, and utility manager Richard Meskill showed the Record-Journal on Thursday the system currently in place to …

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Two political newcomers vying for LV City Council Ward 6

Term limits for an incumbent on the Las Vegas City Council have opened the race for political newcomers seeking to score a four-year term on the board. Nancy Brune and Ray Spencer are seeking to replace the term-limited Michele Fiore, who is running as the Republican candidate for Nevada State Treasurer. Nancy Brune As founder and former executive director of …

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UAE electricity and water supplier Taqa seeks to reduce emissions by 2030

The UAE’s largest water and electricity supplier aims to cut carbon emissions by 25% by 2030 from 2019 levels as part of the oil-producing nation’s plan to reach the net zero in the middle of this century. Abu Dhabi National Energy Co., known as Taqa, plans to build more solar power plants and shut down natural gas-powered power plants, chief …

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Nuclear energy is not clean – it creates hellish wastelands of radioactive waste water

Joshua Frank’s Brilliance Atomic daysby Haymarket Books, plunges us into the horribly clogged innards of the failing technology that is nuclear energy. Frank’s excursion into the radioactive wasteland of the Hanford Nuclear Reserve in the Columbia River Valley in eastern Washington State is the ultimate real-world nightmare. Unfortunately, it serves as a wailing siren for what lies ahead with the …

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Liquid Waste Management Market to Reach USD 85.02 Billion by

Pune, India, Oct. 11, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — According to Fortune Business Insight™ the Global liquid waste management market The size is expected to reach USD 85.02 billion by 2026, showing a CAGR of 3.3% during the forecast period. Rising population across the globe has led to the need for effective liquid waste management, which in turn will support healthy …

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Hamilton sewage spill: city council sentenced for environmental release

The blockage caused sewage to overflow into the Delia Court stormwater system and then into the Te Awa o Kaataapaki stream which empties into the Waikato River. Photo / Belinda Feek Hamilton City Council (HCC) was found guilty of knowingly discharging sewage into the environment over a nine-day period in October 2020. It is estimated that during this period, 1,272,000 …

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People against palm trees

Bougainvillea and palm trees are as common in Los Angeles as stop lights on the 101. Could that be a bad thing? “Bougainvillea, boxwood, Madagascar palms – none of them are native to this region,” landscape designer Lily Kwong said the other day. She stood outside her house on the east side of Los Angeles dressed in a khaki jumpsuit …

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UK government grants £13.7m for sustainable smart factories

Stay up to date with everything happening in the wonderful world of AM through our LinkedIn community. The UK government has awarded combined funding of £13.7 million to help improve the energy efficiency, productivity and sustainability of manufacturing processes, smart factory projects that include 3D printing at a record scale, using AI to make steel production more productive, and using …

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Four bins good: is Victoria’s waste management strategy the future of recycling? | Recycling

In Germany, the most successful recycling nation in the world, there is a city that provided services to recycle a dead dog or a deer head. In South Korea, another champion of the circular economy, a garbage inspector can rummage through your trash and fine you if you put the wrong thing in the wrong bag. In Kamikatsu, on the …

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Opening of four state-of-the-art wastewater treatment facilities in County Cork

Irish Water, in partnership with Cork County Council, officially opened four new state-of-the-art sewage treatment facilities in County Cork on Friday, following a £27million investment to protect the environment and supporting a sustainable future for the locality. New treatment plants and supporting infrastructure at Coachford, Innishannon, Dripsey & Baile Bhúirne and Baile Mhic Íre will ensure that treated waste water …

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Arizona leaders join others at White House for forum on federal funds – Reuters

Tucson Mayor Regina Romero said at the White House event that injections of federal funding through recently passed bills have allowed her city to do things it wouldn’t. could afford otherwise. (Photo by Ryan Knappenberger/Cronkite News) Officials from Arizona, Nevada, New Mexico and Colorado gathered at the White House on Friday for a forum on the impact of the Biden …

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Local, State and National Grants | Air Products plans $500 million hydroelectric green hydrogen plant in New York

US industrial gas company Air Products has unveiled plans to invest around $500 million in a new green hydrogen plant in New York State, which is expected to begin commercial operation by 2027. In July, the City of Massena project obtained 94 MW of hydroelectricity from the New York Power Authority (NYPA) St Lawrence hydroelectric plant at the Canadian border. …

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Fulbright Scholar presents research in Ireland on the circular economy in consumer electronics

Constanza Berron, Fulbright Scholar from Argentina, traveled to Ireland to present her research on the circular economy in e-waste management. Berron, a master’s student in sustainable systems, participated in research by RIT faculty members Nabil Nasr, vice-rector for academic affairs and director of the Golisano Institute for Sustainability, and Michael Thurston, research faculty member from the Center for Remanufacturing and …

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The e-waste management market is expected to reach 63.22 million

Pune, India, Oct. 06, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The world electronic waste management market the size in 2021 was 49.29 million tons. The market is expected to grow from 50.47 million tons in 2022 to 63.22 million tons by 2029, growing at a CAGR of 3.3% during 2022-2029. Growing adoption of circular economy and e-waste initiatives and activities are expected …

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More than a million gallons of partially treated sewage flow into Huron River, city says

(WXYZ) – The City of Ann Arbor says more than one million gallons of partially treated sewage has spilled into the Huron River. According to a city statement, around 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, workers at the City of Ann Arbor sewage treatment plant discovered the discharge due to “low water levels in the ultraviolet disinfection channels.” The low levels are believed …

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Energy Efficiency Day Highlights EGLE’s Energy Services Program

Governor Whitmer proclaimed October 5 Energy Efficiency Day, noting that Michigan is committed to reducing energy consumption at all current and future state facilities. Energy efficiency is the cheapest, fastest, and cleanest way to meet Michigan’s energy needs, prevent dangerous pollution, and reduce utility bills for residents and businesses in our communities. Michigan residents can continue to contribute to the …

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Federal judge rules massive Montana coal mine expansion illegal

Helena, Montana — On Friday night, Billings Federal District Court Judge Susan Watters ruled that a massive expansion of the Rosebud surface mine was illegally approved. The expansion was approved in June 2019 by the Federal Office of Surface Mining (OSM) and allowed Western Rosebud Mining, LLC (WRM) to open pit a new area, known as the f. The court …

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NGT fines Telangana Rs 3800 Cr for waste management failure

New Delhi: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has imposed a fine of Rs 3,800 crore on the Telangana government for its failure to deal with solid and liquid waste. “The total compensation amounts to Rs 3825 crore, or say (rounded up to) Rs 3800 crore, which may be deposited by the State of Telangana in a segregated segregated account within …

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Axil signs an agreement on waste management systems with BMW

Axil said the five-year, undisclosed value contract would see him introduce changes to chemical, technical and logistical processes at all of BMW’s manufacturing and corporate sites in the UK, including Oxford, Chichester and Swindon, among others. The changes are designed to optimize waste handling, separation and management, Axil said. Jason Lang, chief commercial officer of Axil, said the BMW Group …

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WVa students learn about the environment at the wildlife center

ALUM CREEK, W.Va. (AP) — Cassidy, 10, a fifth-grade student at Ramage Elementary School in Boone County, is no stranger to crawfish. Her home is near a river, where she and her brothers regularly sift through the water and turn over rocks to find the little creatures. Once, she says, she found one “so, so big” that she had to …

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