How the Encore of a Drive-In Cinema Could Help Revitalize the San Luis Valley

When the Border cinema debuted on May 14, 1955, with more than 300 cars crammed into its parking lot in the rural San Luis Valley. Whether he’s initially drawn to the free admission to the opening night or the opportunity to watch Oscar winner Edmond O’Brien avenge his murdered fiancée in path of war, many in the crowd returned. Like …

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No electricity, no running water and seven per bed

Tracey Bardon picks up a large block of soap – it’s about 10cm long, cuboid, dull red – and sniffs it. The familiar, distinctive smell brings her back. Carbolic soap was cheap, she notes, and people used it to clean anything and everything. The clothes, your body, the floor; she even remembers a woman lengthening her daughter’s hair and rubbing …

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Coca-Cola boosts plastic waste management

COCA-COLA Beverages Philippines Inc. (CCBPI) is accelerating its Tapon plastic bottle collection program in Ipon: Basta Klaro, Panalo to benefit more communities nationwide. From Tapon to Ipon, clear plastic beverage bottles made from polyethylene terephthalate (PET) – a 100% recyclable material – are collected to breathe new life into PETValue Philippines, the country’s first bottle-to-bottle recycling facility . The CCBPI …

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Solving the water problem and managing waste are at the heart of the Khabarhub agenda.

Metropolis of Lalitpur: solving the problem of water and waste management are on the agenda Metropolitan City of Lalitpur. (File photo) KATHMANDU: Candidates in the upcoming local elections in the metropolitan city of Lalitpur have made solving the problem of drinking water and waste management the main agenda. The candidates of the ruling coalition parties, the CPN (UML) and the …

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California drought: How wastewater recycled for consumption could help fight dwindling supplies

SAN JOSE, Calif. (KGO) — We recycle cans, bottles, paper and some plastics. Yet most of our sewage flows into sewers where it is discharged into the bay or ocean. California has yet to develop regulations allowing the use of recycled water for drinking, but the South Bay water wholesaler and several cities see it as a critical step due …

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Harriet Tubman led military raids during the Civil War as well as her better-known slave rescues

Harriet Tubman was barely 5ft tall and didn’t have a dime to her name. What she had was a deep faith and a powerful passion for justice that was fueled by a network of black and white abolitionists determined to end slavery in America. “I had reasoned that out in my mind,” Tubman once said an interviewer. “There was one …

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Vedanta seeks free land, cheap water and electricity in race to become India’s top chipmaker: report

NEW DELHI : In a race to become India’s top chipmaker, Vedanta Ltd is seeking 1,000 acres (405 hectares) of free land from states and other incentives for its $20 billion foray into chip manufacturing. -drivers and screens, sources told Reuters. The oil-metals conglomerate said in February it would diversify into chipmaking and announced plans to form a joint venture …

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Water Cannon Market Size, Outlook and Forecast

New Jersey, United States – the Water cannon market The research report offers comprehensive coverage of the Water Cannons Market during the forecast period 2022-2029. It provides historical, current and future market trends to help develop a robust market strategy. Additionally, it provides analysis of the value chain, key drivers and challenges, and includes upcoming opportunities in the Water Cannons …

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Council holds hearing on proposed countywide garbage collection fee hikes

Despite efforts by a supervisor to delay action until cost-cutting measures can be considered, the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday held a public hearing on May 10 on a series of proposed cost-cutting fee hikes. garbage collection in unincorporated communities in Riverside County. The board will consider aggregate increases exceeding about 8% sought by the county’s four contracted waste haulers …

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Magnesium Hydroxide Market is expected to grow at 5.8% over the forecast period of 2022 and 2030

Future Market Insights Global and Consulting Pvt. ltd. The companies featured in the Magnesium Hydroxide market are Xinyang Mineral Group, Martin Marietta Materials Inc., Premier Magnesia, LLC, Kyowa Chemical Industry Co. Ltd., Nedmag Industries Mining & Manufacturing BV, Huber Engineered Materials, Israel Chemicals Ltd., Tateho Chemical Industries Co., Ltd., Ube Industries Ltd., Nabaltec AG, Konoshima Chemicals Co. Ltd., Lehmann & …

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Will infrastructure investments mean better jobs for Californians?

The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA), signed last November by President Biden, will bring about $45 billion to California over the next few years. About three-quarters of the funding is for road and transit infrastructure projects; other spending will support broadband, water infrastructure and airports, among other projects. These federal investments would complement several infrastructure proposals included in this …

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Barrick Gold Corporation – Holistic approach to ESG will have lasting impact, says Barrick

All amounts are in US dollars Toronto – Barrick Gold Corporation (NYSE:GOLD)(TSX:ABX) has an integrated approach to sustainability to simultaneously address each of the environmental, social and governance (ESG) components, says Grant Beringer, group sustainability director, in company report. 2021 Sustainability Report published today. “The challenges of tackling poverty, climate change and biodiversity loss are deeply intertwined and we have …

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Plastic waste management market size will exceed US$59.24

Ottawa, April 25, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The world plastic waste management market is developing due to extraordinary characteristics and wide applications. Plastic is very harmful from an environmental and ecological point of view. Plastic waste does not break down easily. This results in increased global warming and also releases greenhouse gases. Plastic waste management refers to methods and techniques …

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NM can turn its food waste into a real agricultural asset

Judith Polich/For the Journal I guess I’m not your average tourist. Most people wouldn’t be thrilled to visit a landfill, even a state-of-the-art facility like the Tajiguas Landfill and Resource Center in Santa Barbara County, mid-coast California. Here’s what makes this facility interesting: All recyclable materials are sorted by hand. All waste goes through a size reduction machine and is …

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The “yuck factor” with wastewater reuse must be addressed to save fresh water, reduce water pollution

The treatment of reclaimed water (treated wastewater) and its reuse has become an important area of ​​interest due to its potential to address many pressing urban challenges. Indian cities are grappling with a sharply increasing demand for fresh water due to rapid urbanization and exponential population growth. Treating the resulting wastewater proved equally difficult; much of it ends up polluting …

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