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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Florida farms are underwater and without power, delaying critical planting season

New York CNN Business — About 15% of Nick Wishnatzki’s 650-acre family strawberry farm was damaged by Hurricane Ian. His fields in Duette, Fla., are under water and the plastic used to protect fields carefully prepared for the planting season in November was torn away by Ian’s 100mph winds. This sent Wishnatzki scrambling to get back on track. “I think …

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Smart Pumps Market 2022 – Current Scenario on Growth Analysis with Key Industry Players

Smart Pumps Market 2022 Global Smart Pumps Market Size was valued at USD 1 Billion in 2021 and is projected to reach USD 2.1 Billion by 2031, growing at a CAGR of 7.3% from 2022 to 2031 PORTLAND, USA, Sept. 30, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — Smart pumps incorporate advanced technologies to deliver advanced features, such as automatically variable speed and flow …

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Scientists develop rapid and highly sensitive method for detection of SARS-CoV-2 in wastewater

Wastewater-based epidemiology (WBE) has proven to be an excellent way to understand the spread of SARS-CoV-2 in communities. It is now used in several parts of the world to track the prevalence of the virus, serving as a proxy for determining the status of COVID-19. It is particularly important that WBE can be used to estimate the prevalence of COVID-19, …

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UNHCR – Somalis abandon their homes in search of food, water and aid as drought worsens

First the rains failed, then Al-Shabab, an armed group that controls large swaths of south-central Somalia, began imposing heavy taxes on local farmers like Fathi Mohamed Ali. With the river dry, no food for the children and no money to pay the tax, the 35-year-old mother of seven fled her Lower Shabelle home where she and her husband had once …

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