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After Fukushima, Japan gets green boom _ and glut
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Like other Japanese who were banking on this country's sweeping move toward clean energy, Junichi Oba is angry. Oba, a consultant, had hoped to supplement his future retirement income in a guilt-free way and invested $200,000 in a 50 kilowatt solar-panel facility, set up earlier this year in a former rice paddy near his home in southwestern Japan. But Kyushu Electric Power Co., the utility to ...

TOMRA Sorting Solutions and Prologis Open New Production and Distribution Facility in Bratislava, Slovakia
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TOMRA Sorting Solutions and Prologis, Inc., the global leader in industrial real estate, celebrated the grand opening of a 12,600 square metre, BREEAM-certified, build-to-suit facility in Slovakia that is fully customized to accommodate TOMRA’s production and distribution requirements. The grand opening at Prologis Park Bratislava, was marked by an official ribbon-cutting ceremony which ...

Mediterranean land degradation threatens food security
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Climate change, tourism and population growth are all accelerating land degradation in the Mediterranean region, according to recent research. This can have severe impacts: the amount of available agricultural land per capita in the region could have dropped by half by 2020, compared with 1961, the study estimates. The Mediterranean region covers about 850 million hectares in 22 countries across ...

Texas Company to Pay $1.6M for Oil Spill Violations
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Superior Crude Gathering Inc. (Superior Crude) has agreed to pay a civil penalty for alleged violations of the Clean Water Act stemming from a 2010 crude oil spill from tanks at Superior’s oil storage facility in Ingleside, Texas, the Department of Justice and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced today. Under the consent decree lodged today in federal court, Superior will pay ...

New Hach Dr1900 Portable Spectrophotometer
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Hach Lange has developed a new generation device for portable water analysis – the Hach DR 1900 Spectrophotometer. The robust and waterproof entry level spectrophotometer model can utilise the tried and tested cuvette test system from HACH LANGE, this delivers officially recognised results for your water testing in just a few work steps. The Hach DR 1900 Spectrophotometer and is ideal ...

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