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Report Explains How Bioenergy Supports Global Sustainability Goals
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According to an international report on bioenergy and land use, informed management of bioenergy yield can actually alleviate factors contributing to food insecurity, as well as provide practical avenues to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions, promote sustainable energy production, and preserve biodiversity. The Scientific Committee on Problems of the Environment (SCOPE), an ...

Water reuse is “one step in a pathway to a secure water future”
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Population growth, urbanization, and persistent drought are straining water resources in varied locations around the world, while pollution and contamination compound these challenges, resulting in billions of dollars in economic losses. Serious action and innovative measures will be required to identify effective solutions to these challenges and develop sustainable water policies. Water reuse ...

Texas Legislature acts to stop Cities from Limiting Drilling
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Texas moved Monday to ban its own cities from imposing prohibitions on hydraulic fracturing and other potentially environmentally harmful oil and natural gas drilling activities within their boundaries - a major victory for industry groups and top conservatives who have decried rampant local "overregulation." Lawmakers in America's largest oil-producing state scrambled to limit local ...

Tecam Group to Present its Environmental Technology for the Chemical and Process Industry at Achema 2015
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Tecam Group will be presenting its environmental technology for exhaust emissions treatmentand waste incineration for the Chemical and Process Industry at Achema 2015, to be held from15-19 June 2015 in Frankfurt, Germany. Tecam Group offers the chemical and process industry environmental technology such as Regenerative Thermal Oxidizers ...

State IDs Faulty Tanks; Now Tank Law is being scaled Back
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After a 2014 chemical spill polluted drinking water for more than 300,000 people in West Virginia, lawmakers there quickly mandated tighter surveillance of the state's chemical storage tanks. It revealed dozens of tanks that shouldn't have been in service still posed a potential threat to drinking water for more than 134,000 people downstream. Many were corroded and a few were filled with ...

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