Monthly Archives: November 2022

Will solve Delhi’s water crisis if elected to office in city polls: Congress

The MCD elections will take place on December 4 and the counting will take place on December 7. (Representational) New Delhi: Congress today pledged to provide RO water purifiers to the poor if they were elected to office in municipal elections here as it launched its ‘Saaf Paani Wali Dilli, Sheila Dikshit Wali Dilli’ campaign for the elections . Municipal …

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Industrial Crane Market Size, Share, Comprehensive Analysis, Growth Opportunities and Forecast by 2028

According to our latest market research on “Industrial Cranes Market Forecast to 2028 – Impact of COVID-19 and Global Analysis by Type (Single Girder Cranes, Double Girder Cranes, Gantry Cranes, Jib Cranes, Shipyard Cranes, Others) » ; Hoist arrangement (top type, hanging type); Mobility (Mobile Cranes, Fixed Cranes, Others); End user (waste management industries, ports and marine terminals, railways, manufacturing, …

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Early rubbish collection in Brisbane sparks petition but ultimately shot down by council

Brisbane City Council has rejected a petition calling on it to ensure refuse collection trucks do not start their morning runs before 5.30am in the suburbs. Key points: Twenty Brisbane residents have called on Brisbane City Council to ensure its waste collection services start after 5.30am They say first services ruin ‘community amenity’ Council says its contractor meets requirements Twenty …

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Pennsylvania American Water reminds you to ‘fear the fog’ this holiday season

PITTSBURGH – It’s the season of hearty parties, that’s why Pennsylvania US Water reminds customers that proper disposal of FOGs (fats, oils and greases) is a recipe for avoiding costly back-ups in the home and its waste water systems. “We ask customers not to make the mistake of pouring fats, oils and grease down the kitchen drain after meals are …

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Board of Education rejects emergency timeline for school accountability reform in Virginia

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Gov. Glenn Youngkin’s push to change the way academic performance is measured in Virginia was met with skepticism at a recent Board of Education meeting. Several members expressed concerns about accelerating the timeline of a plan that still lacks details. Last month, Youngkin announced seven steps to address what he called “catastrophic” test scores, including overhauling …

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New desalination plant indicates Morocco’s response to drought

RABAT, Nov 21 (Reuters) – Residents of Agadir see their new desalination plant as a model for easing Morocco’s years-long drought that has parched cities and impoverished farmers, but plans to expand of the program could depend on efforts to supply it with renewable energy. . Successive dry winters have emptied the reservoirs that supply homes and irrigate Morocco’s key …

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Discrimination against children impacts their education, health and access to government resources – UNICEF

New York/Lagos – November 18, 2022 – According to a new UNICEF report released ahead of Universal Children’s Day, discrimination against children based on ethnicity, language and religion is rampant in countries around the world. Denied rights: the impact of discrimination on children shows how racism and discrimination impact education, health, access to birth registration and a fair and just …

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PM Modi in Arunachal today to inaugurate the first greenfield airport, hydroelectric power station

Prime Minister Modi inaugurated Arunachal Pradesh’s first airport, Donyi Polo Airport, at Hollongi of Itanagar on Saturday (November 19th). A view of Arunachal Pradesh’s first airport, Donyi Polo Airport. By India Today Web Desk: PM Modi inaugurated Arunachal Pradesh’s first airport, Donyi Polo Airport, at Hollongi of Itanagar and a 600MW hydroelectric power station at Kameng in West Kameng district …

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Clarifruit raises $12 million to reduce $900 billion in annual waste in the fruit and vegetable industries

Software company Clarifruit, which offers an automated quality control software platform for the fruit and vegetable supply chain, has completed an approximately $12 million Series A funding round led by Champel Capital and Firstime ventures. Other participants in the round include Kubota, a global supplier of agricultural machinery and technology, and venture capital fund NevaTeam Partners. Private investors also participated …

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Prince William Sound salmon hatchery operator agrees to pay $1 million for environmental violations

The Prince William Sound Aquaculture Corporation operates five salmon hatcheries in the area. Cannery Creek Hatchery, among others, has been identified as violating federal environmental laws. A Prince William Sound salmon hatchery operator has agreed to pay a $1 million fine for hazardous waste violations. Prince William Sound Aquaculture Corp. pleaded guilty to illegally burning fuel and waste at its …

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ARPA funds sought for expansion of Searcy sewage collection system to ‘sewerless’ in town | New

According to General Manager Dan Dawson, residences and businesses in Searcy that are not served by the city’s wastewater collection system could have access by 2025 if Searcy Water Utilities receives funding for expansion. Dawson said he applied for wastewater and stormwater funding through the Arkansas Department of Agriculture for American Rescue Plan Act funds for the project and that …

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Governor Hochul Announces Indoor Food Production System to Advance Urban Agriculture in Harlem

Governor Kathy Hochul today announced an indoor farming pilot project in Harlem that will increase year-round availability of fresh fruits and vegetables for local underserved families and further national research into optimal conditions. indoor growth and agricultural production. Part of a multi-state demonstration funded by the New York Power Authority and led by energy R&D institute EPRI, the large shipping …

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Kochi Metro and Water Metro will be fully solar powered by 2024

Kochi Metro Rail Services and Water Metro will be fully solar powered by 2024, according to Loknath Behera, Managing Director of Kochi Metro Rail Limited (KMRL). The Kochi Metro requires a total of 20 MW of power to operate. KMRL currently generates 11 MW of power from its various solar projects, which represents 51% of its total electricity needs. There …

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Virginia tightens landfill rules – Virginia Mercury

After three years of public input, Virginia is tightening its landfill regulations. Last October, the State Waste Management Board voted to require greater setbacks for landfills in the surrounding community, more frequent waste coverage at active landfills, regular capacity surveys, notification of excess gas emissions and additional groundwater monitoring. Kathryn Perszyk, division director at the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality, …

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LiqTech Receives Order for Wastewater Treatment System for Metallurgical Industry

LiqTech International, Inc. (NASDAQ: LIQT), a clean technology company that manufactures and markets highly specialized filtration products and systems, today announced the receipt of an order for a wastewater treatment system for the process industry. metals in Denmark. The project will deploy a complete filtration system solution leveraging LiqTech’s silicon carbide (SiC) membrane which has unique technical advantages for treating …

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Lombardo administration probably unremarkable

Robert Redford starred in a movie in the 1970s called The candidate, in which he described a candidate running on a simplified message written by his campaign managers. He eventually wins, and the film famously ends with Redford’s character asking his campaign adviser, “What do we do now?” It’s easy to imagine Joe Lombardo asking the same question after the …

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Sun-drenched North Africa pushes for cheap energy

Floating solar panels in a water reservoir in Le Kram, near Tunisia’s capital Tunis, are part of efforts to harness the country’s vast renewable energy potential – Copyright AFP FETHI BELAID Paul Raymond Solar panels shine in the sun on a Tunisian lagoon, part of a long-delayed effort to harness the North African country’s vast renewable energy potential. While industry …

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The Fitchburg recycler has what it takes

When we previously talked about the opportunities and challenges that await Lowell-based UTEC and its highly successful recycling program in this new era of state-banned textiles, a new company in Fitchburg with the same mission celebrated its birthday. Release. The Tough Stuff Recycling team reiterated their commitment to reducing the environmental impact of waste – one mattress at a time …

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Shreveport has twice the national average for meth in its sewage

Dr. Nicholas Goeders, executive director of the Louisiana Addiction Research Center After a report showed that Shreveport’s sewage had twice the amount of methamphetamine in the system than anywhere else in the country, many were shocked. But Nick Goeders, executive director of the Louisiana Addiction Research Center, said that didn’t surprise him at all. “There is a lot of meth …

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The Board of Commissioners was briefed on the public health review of the health risks posed by gas cookers

November 10, 2022 A Multnomah County Health Department Report suggests that gas stoves release dangerous air pollutants and that children living in homes with such appliances are 42% more likely to have asthma symptoms. Citing these health concerns, the report advises against fuel-burning appliances like gas stoves to protect public health. On Thursday, November 10, the Board of County Commissioners …

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MIT PhD students shed light on important water and food research | MIT News

A glance at recent news will reveal countless headlines about the dire state of global water and food security. Pollution, supply chain disruptions and war in Ukraine threaten all water and food systems, compounding the climate change impacts of heat waves, drought, floods and wildfires. Each year, the Abdul Latif Jameel Water and Food Systems Lab (J-WAFS) at MIT offers …

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Novelis inaugurates an aluminum recycling center in South Korea

Novelis Inc., a leading provider of sustainable aluminum solutions and the world leader in aluminum rolling and recycling, today opened a new $50 million recycling center. With an annual casting capacity of 100 kilotons of low-carbon foil ingots, the center is expected to reduce Novelis’ carbon emissions by more than 420,000 tonnes each year. “As a global leader in sustainable, …

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Maine hospitals can do more to reduce food waste with the right support, UMaine study finds – UMaine News

Although an important economic and environmental issue for all sectors, food waste is an element of healthcare waste that often goes unnoticed. Maine hospitals could do more to reduce their contribution to the food waste stream, according to a University of Maine study. According to the United Nations Environment Programme, hospitals produce 71% of all healthcare-related solid waste, and up …

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Pilgrim sewage study commission included as part of Massachusetts’ $3.8 billion aid bill

PLYMOUTH — A proposal initiated by State Senator Susan Moran, D-Falmouth, to increase wastewater monitoring at the closed Pilgrim Nuclear Generating Station has been included in a 3.8 economic and development relief package billion approved on Thursday, November 3. Looking backStudy and Delay: New Legislation Aims to Slow Pilgrim’s Holtec Plant Disposal Plans The bill, which is expected to receive …

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Tsongas Industrial History Center celebrates 30 years of hands-on learning

When Sheila Kirschbaum’s son started attending kindergarten at Lowell in 1989, she was teaching English at Rivier University in Nashua, New Hampshire. “I was a teacher and I thought, ‘I can’t just send my little Andy to Lowell Public Schools without learning more about them and finding out what I can do to support them,'” she says. Kirschbaum began attending …

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Israel, Jordan and the United Arab Emirates sign a new memorandum of understanding to exchange solar energy for desalinated water

SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt – Israel, Jordan and the United Arab Emirates signed a renewed memorandum of understanding on Tuesday regarding a deal brokered by the United Arab Emirates a year ago for Jordan to supply solar power to Israel and that Israel brings desalinated water to the Hashemite Kingdom. The memorandum of understanding was signed in the presence of US …

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Desired public contribution in drought resistant water supply

California enters this next year with a water deficit, which is unlikely to recover with an average year of precipitation. With declining reservoir and groundwater levels, the Metropolitan Water District is innovating new ways to reduce our reliance on imported water. What do you want to know The Metropolitan Water District is working on a new reliable water source Their …

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2023: Tinubu, committed to human development

Vanguard Bola Ahmed Tinubu (BAT) said that All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate Bola Ahmed Tinubu is recognized worldwide for his committed vision of human development through the promotion of a qualitative and functional education. BAT, a support group for All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate Bola Ahmed Tinubu, made the pledge this weekend when donating school uniforms, sports kits …

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The former Complaint Commissioner at the head of the CAP

Former U.S. Bureau of Reclamation Commissioner Brenda Burman will be the next chief executive of the Arizona entity that distributes much of the state’s water from the Colorado River to major metropolitan areas. Burman will lead the Central Arizona project at a time when the seven states in the river basin are being asked to drastically reduce their water use …

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5 ways to give back to Atlanta this holiday season

Photo: Courtesy of Second Helpings Atlanta Giving season is just around the corner, so we’ve rounded up five local organizations that need your help. But don’t stop there. There are dozens of other good causes in and around Atlanta. 1. Feed the hungry Since 2004, Second Helpings Atlanta has helped collect surplus food for distribution to those in need. Why …

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West Haven to launch “Food to Clean Energy” composting pilot program – NBC Connecticut

West Haven introduces its new Food to Clean Energy program on November 7 to limit the amount of food waste dumped in landfills. “We hope this will provide universal food waste collection for anyone who wants it,” said Kristen Brown, vice president of waste reduction strategy for WasteZero. The pilot program, funded by a $1.3 million grant from the Department …

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Contract to be Awarded for Jefferson Wastewater Treatment Plant Upgrade | Raccoon Valley Radio

A major milestone was recently taken to continue advancing a multi-million dollar project in the city of Jefferson. At its regular meeting in October, the municipal council approved the plans and specifications, the contract form and the cost estimate for the wastewater treatment plant improvement project. City Administrator Mike Palmer said the $16.3 million project would take the existing facility …

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How much will Chicago Public Schools disentangle from the city cost?

Chicagoans will be able to elect their school board members starting in 2024. But a report released this week suggests that could come at a cost. The report, prepared by the district with the assistance of a consulting firm, lists expenses currently supported by other city agencies that Chicago public schools may incur as they transition to an elected school …

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Electricity, water and gas industry revenue up 6.4% to R330 billion

Stats SA deputy chief executive Joe de Beer said revenue generated by the electricity, gas and water industry has risen from R292 billion in 2019 to R330 billion in 2021 . Image: Pexel JOHANNESBURG – Stats SA says the total revenue of the electricity, gas and water industry in 2021 was recorded at over R330 billion. This is an increase …

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Thousand Oaks violated open meeting law in waste deal

A state appeals court has found Thousand Oaks violated the state’s open meeting law, known as the Brown Law, in awarding Athens Services a lucrative contract transport of waste 15 years last year. The 2nd District Court of Appeals ruled that the city failed to give the public the 72-hour notice required for the city council, at its March 9, …

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How experts are running sewage COVID tests

Share this story Posted 19 minutes ago Image credit above: KC Water’s Chief Plant Operator Kevin Herman walks around the ‘Sludge House’ and machinery that filters the waste. (Vicky Diaz-Camacho | Flatland) Tucked behind train tracks along Hawthorne Road in Kansas City, the Blue River Wastewater Treatment Plant doesn’t look like much. But inside, TV screens hung on the wall …

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