Launch of a new technology skills passport in Australia – OpenGov Asia

A new Technology Skills Passport has been developed by the Australian Technology Network of Universities (ATN). It will help equip workers with the skills they will need in the growing tech sector. This initiative is part of a $5 million election commitment recently announced by the Coalition. With this new technology skills passport, workers will be able to match their …

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Kauai landfill ‘enigma’ could quickly become a ‘public health hazard’

The long way back to square one In Kauai, landfills cannot be built in high rainfall areas because water and garbage do not mix. The water could potentially be contaminated with leachate, produced by contaminated fluid landfills, and could potentially leak if the leachate collection system fails. For this reason, landfills are prohibited in tsunami flood zones, 100-year flood zones …

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Rotten material to be removed from the damaged sewage treatment plant

CKC News Two trickling filters at Bromley sewage treatment plant in Christchurch were damaged by fire last year. Work to remove rotting material from Christchurch’s damaged sewage treatment plant to end a foul stench that has plagued the east of the city for months will begin this week. Two bacterial filters at the Bromley factory were destroyed by a large …

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High fiber diets associated with lower antibiotic resistance in gut bacteria

According to a study published by scientists from the Agricultural Research Service and their colleagues from mBio. Microbes that have resistance to various commonly used antibiotics such as tetracycline and aminoglycoside are a significant source of risk to people worldwide, with the widespread expectation that the problem of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) – the term that refers to bacteria, viruses and …

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2022 Beach Cleaning Equipment Market Size Analysis by 2030

This study is one of the most detailed and accurate, focusing solely on the global beach cleaning equipment market. It throws light on significant factors affecting the growth of the global Beach Cleaning Equipment market on multiple fronts. Market players can use this report to gain a correct understanding of the competitive environment and the strategies adopted by leading players …

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GFL Environmental (NYSE:GFL) receives new price target of C$51.00 at TD Securities

GFL Environmental (NYSE: GFL – Get an Assessment) saw its price target lowered by equity analysts at TD Securities from C$55.00 to C$51.00 in a report on Monday, reports The Fly. Several other stock analysts have also recently released reports on the company. Zacks Investment Research upgraded GFL Environmental from a “Strong Buy” rating to a “Hold” rating in a …

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DeSantis should veto budget water turkeys

Governor Ron DeSantis received a record $112 billion budget from the 2022 Florida Legislature. Each legislative session, the state budget is the only bill the Legislature is required to pass and the bill the governor must sign each year to fund the state’s schools, law enforcement, transportation, health care, state agencies, and variety of other services to support the Floridians. …

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‘Eternal chemicals’ may have polluted 20 million acres of US cropland, study finds | SPFA

About 20 million acres of cropland in the United States may be contaminated by PFAS-contaminated sewage sludge that has been used as fertilizer, according to a new report. PFAS, or per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, are a class of approximately 9,000 compounds used to make products resistant to heat, water or stains. Known as “eternal chemicals” because they don’t break down …

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Deep Water: “Parallel to the Season”, by Sharif S. Elmusa

In this week’s poem, “Parallel to the Season” by Sharif Elmusa, we find a hymn to spring and the way it rhythms our steps and our perceptions. I love this poem’s imaginative and whimsical eye for the cast of spring, and how it conveys the energy and even weirdness of this time of transition. Elmusa is a scholar, poet, and …

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Separate the waste or prepare to pay a Rs 100 fine in Chennai – The New Indian Express

By Express press service CHENNAI: Residents of the city will soon have to pay a fine of Rs 100 for failing to segregate domestic waste as the company decided to implement the provision under the Solid Waste Management Regulations, 2019. This decision is being considered to improve source segregation, an important step in reducing waste sent to landfills. According to …

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Hawaii American Water Reaches Revenue Settlement to Fund Infrastructure and Service Improvements

Settlement reinforces company’s commitment to providing reliable sanitation service that helps protect the environment Hawaii American Water has filed a settlement agreement with consumer advocates for the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission (HPUC) over new rates for its Hawaii Kai customers. This is the first time Hawaii American Water has adjusted rates for these customers since 2011 and the updated rates …

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Hundreds more mobile generators to supply vital energy to Ukraine

More than 850 generators in total will help run rescue centers, hospitals, telephone towers and water pumping stations new generators – enough to power the equivalent of around 8,000 homes – will be used for essential services in the face of ongoing destruction in eastern Ukraine the government is also easing rules on support for foreign fossil fuels to boost …

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Lawmakers set to require Missouri schools to test and filter water for lead | KCUR 89.3

Missouri lawmakers are poised to require school testing and, potentially, filter drinking water to prevent lead poisoningmaking the state one of the few to require administrators to meet higher standards than federal regulations. The state offers grants to schools to pay for water testing, but there is no requirement to test, and only a handful have chosen to do so. …

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Smart Waste Market Overview 2022-2029 | Key Players – Covanta Energy, Republic Services, Waste Management, Bre Smartwaste, Recyclesmart Solutions

Latest Market Research Report Analyzes Smart Waste Market Demand By Different Segments Size, Share, Growth, Industry Trends And Forecast To 2028 In Its Database Which Depicts A Systematic Picture Of The Market And Provides A in-depth explanation of the various factors that are expected to drive the growth of the market. The Universal Smart Waste Market Research Report is a …

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SSO/Wastewater Enforcement: Arkansas Department of Energy and Environment – Environmental Quality Division and City of Shannon Hills Enter Administrative Consent Order | Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates & Woodyard, LLC

Download PDF The Arkansas Department of Energy and Environment – Division of Environmental Quality (“DEQ”) and Shannon Hills, Arkansas (“Shannon Hills”) have entered into an Administrative Consent Order (“CAO ) on March 1 regarding alleged violations of the Clean Water Act. See DSL No. 22-018. The CAO provides that Shannon Hills will operate a municipal wastewater treatment facility (“Facility”) in …

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