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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