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Climate change: Obama orders steeper cuts from power plants
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Aiming to jolt the rest of the world to action, President Barack Obama moved ahead Sunday with even tougher greenhouse gas cuts on American power plants, setting up a certain confrontation in the courts with energy producers and Republican-led states. In finalizing the unprecedented pollution controls, Obama was installing the core of his ambitious and controversial plan to drastically reduce ...

Canadian rivers: Solution to Northeast`s high energy prices?
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Plenty of raw electricity sloshes around in Quebec's rivers and reservoirs, promising relief for U.S. northeasterners, who pay the nation's highest power costs. But getting those electrons to smartphones and air conditioners in Boston, Hartford and New York City is another matter entirely. In review or under construction are five large-scale hydropower proposals that could pump thousands of ...

Photometry Compendium: Episode 2 is live!
calendar 31/07/2015 · 0 Comments

Have you seen episode 2? New video is live: spectral analytic and special hands-ons – watch it on www.photometry-compendium.com The absoption spectrum  is a characteristic of a given substance. Spectral photometers offer the ability to characterize spectral behaviour over a range of wavelengths. Using such a scan, one can, for example, identify the best wavelength for a ...

Italian McDonald’s puts co2 detection high on the menu with the AX60
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This month two members of the Analox team were invited to present the new AX60 CO2 detector at the Italian McDonald’s Head Quarters in Milan. The monitor, which has been officially approved by the McDonald’s Corporation’s ‘Restaurant Solutions Group’, is a multi-point, wall-mountable CO2 monitor specifically designed for the fast food industry. ...

ADI systems to upgrade wastewater treatment technology at screwworm sterile fly production facility
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ADI Systems will once again partner with The Commission for the Eradication and Prevention of Screwworm (COPEG) to upgrade its wastewater treatment system in Pacora, Panama. COPEG has a cooperative agreement between Panama and the United States to safeguard Panama and the rest of the countries of Central and North America from screwworm re-infestation. Infection from screwworms, a fly species ...

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