Three Bay Watershed Cities Ask Virginia for $ 1.4 Billion in Sewage Repair

The American Rescue Plan Act that President Joe Biden enacted on March 11 could offer infrastructure financing solutions to the major pollution problems that have plagued Richmond, Alexandria and Lynchburg, Va., For more than a century. Together, the three cities are asking Governor Ralph Northam to allocate $ 1.4 billion to support these complex reconstructions, $ 883 million for Richmond, …

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Nonprofit tutoring center set to reopen after numerous setbacks

Like many places, the Delta Learning Center has been hit hard by the pandemic. But despite a long period of no scholarships or tuition fees, Antioch’s oldest non-profit tutoring center plans to reopen on Monday. Founded in 1976, the tutoring center has been supported over the years by grants from local foundations and businesses, donations from service clubs and individuals, …

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Use less electricity and water

David R. Baker, Brian K. Sullivan and Mark Chediak | Bloomberg Californians once greeted hot summers by blowing up air conditioners and filling the swimming pool. Not anymore. Beaten down by drought and heat waves straining the power grid, the Golden State is asking residents to settle for less water and electricity, just when they really want to use both. …

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Three entrepreneurs in South Africa, Ghana and Uganda beat over 1,000 applicants to win prestigious SEED award

A company that distributes virtual money in exchange for waste, a start-up that converts faecal sludge into fuel briquettes and a company that offers smart metering solutions for solar mini-grids, won the award PLANT Low carbon price (PLANT Price) (www.SEED.uno). PLANT was founded as part of a global partnership between the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP), the United Nations Development …

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Residents Can Help Keep Waste Carriers Safe

In Franklin County, we often talk about what we can do collectively to effectively manage our waste stream to create a healthier, more sustainable community for all. But just as important as the residents who take steps to properly recycle, compost or reduce their overall carbon footprint are the esteemed men and women who collect and transport our waste and …

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Pittsboro hit with another dose of 1,4-dioxane from Greensboro, Shamrock Environmental

Pittsboro’s drinking water received another 1,4-dioxane hit last week, which the city attributes to an “additional contamination mouth from Greensboro” on July 6, according to a press release released today. . As reported by Policy Watch, on June 30, the city of Greensboro illegally released 1,4-dioxane levels 20 times higher than the EPA’s recommended levels from its TZ Osborne wastewater …

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When school is voluntary – The New York Times

Over a century ago, American states put in place laws requiring children to attend school. The guiding principle was that school mattered too much in children’s lives to be a matter of individual choice. Helping out on the family farm or getting a paid job was not a sufficient excuse to give up. Convenience or parental preference either. And students …

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UK needs tougher policies and greater public awareness to achieve zero emissions, report says

A support vessel is seen alongside a wind turbine at the Walney Extension offshore wind farm operated by Orsted off Blackpool, Britain September 5, 2018. REUTERS / Phil Noble / File Photo LONDON, July 12 (Reuters) – Britain must introduce stricter policies to make residential heating more efficient and consumers must reduce their energy use to meet the national goal …

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Food Waste Management Market Size, Share 2021-2028

New Jersey, United States, – the Food Waste Management Market The study provides details of market dynamics affecting the market, market size, and segmentation, and casts a shadow over major market players by highlighting the favorable competitive landscape and successful trends over the years. This market report presents the detailed profile of major industry players and their upcoming market strategies …

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3 hot stocks that could continue to crush the market

Concerns about economic recovery and inflation have not matched a hot stock market. The industrial sector is helping to lead the charge. It sports a fair share of promising growth stocks, as well as large traditional companies, many of which are beating the market. We asked some of our contributors which stocks they think could continue to crush the market. …

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Wisconsin receives $ 42.7 million for rural infrastructure

STEVENS POINT, Wisconsin (WEAU) – Seven rural municipalities in Wisconsin are expected to receive $ 42.7 million in federal funding to help solve infrastructure problems. The US Department of Agriculture has announced investments of $ 307 million in grants and loans to improve rural water and sanitation infrastructure, with a significant portion of the funds earmarked for Wisconsin. Municipalities in …

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Second company helping collect yard, bulk waste in Macon – 41NBC News

Southern Disaster Recovery (SDR) teams work alongside Ceres Environmental Operations MACON, Ga. (41NBC / WMGT) – A second company is now helping Macon-Bibb County catch up with yard and bulk waste collection. From Thursday, Southern Disaster Recovery (SDR) teams began working alongside Ceres Environmental Operations to collect yard and bulk waste from the sidewalk in front of homes. According to …

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In the Pacific Northwest, hydroelectric dams are removed

July 10, 2021 ARCATA AND KLAMATH HERA IS ONE dilemma for environmentalists: more salmon or a continuous flow of hydroelectric power? This issue has been at the heart of a battle on the scenic Klamath River, which flows from Oregon through a long stretch of northern California. On the upper interior of the river, four hydroelectric dams produce enough electricity …

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