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Feds approve oil exploration off US Eastern Coast
calendar 21/07/2014 · 0 Comments

The Obama administration has sided with energy developers over environmentalists, approving the use of underwater blasts of sound to pinpoint oil and gas deposits in federal Atlantic Ocean waters. The regulatory decision is the first real step toward what could be an economic transformation in East Coast states, potentially creating a new energy infrastructure, thousands of jobs and billions of ...

CAFRE (College of Agriculture, Food & Rural Enterprise) win UK award for water management
calendar 18/07/2014 · 0 Comments

Delta-T Devices would like to congratulate Cathal Ellis and Martin Wooster of CAFRE for winning the ‘Exemplar project in Northern Ireland’ which recognises water efficiency achievements. CAFRE currently use the Delta-T GP1 Data Logger and Soil Moisture sensors to automatically control irrigation in their Nursery stock tunnels. On-going work demonstrating best practice within the ...

Argus-Hazco is a Certified Sound Measurement Labatory
calendar 18/07/2014 · 0 Comments

Argus-Hazco is pleased to announce that it is a certified sound-calibration laboratory.  It recently acquired the new Nor1504A Calibration System, which became operational on July 18, 2014. The unit is located at Argus-Hazco’s  Chesterfield, Michigan, corporate headquarters. Argus-Hazco’s technical staff is officially certified to calibrate noise and sound monitoring ...

The `green economy` can encourage jobs and innovation - study
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Europe can create jobs and encourage innovation by using resources much more efficiently, according to a new report from the European Environment Agency (EEA) which describes a range of policies with proven environmental and economic benefits. 'Resource-efficient green economy and EU policies' considers how European economies can drive more efficient material resource use as part of the ...

New Study Links Cystic Fibrosis with a High Percentage of Patients Infected with Mold
calendar 21/07/2014 · 0 Comments

Earlier this month, a new study from the University of Manchester caught the attention of medical professionals and contractors who deal with indoor mold contamination.  The study found that almost 50% of adult patients who suffer from cystic fibrosis (CF) are also infected with Aspergillus, a common type of fungi found in the environment and in water damaged buildings. The research examined ...

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