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Federal permit approved on SunZia transmission line
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A proposed $2 billion transmission line that would carry electricity generated by renewable resources in New Mexico and Arizona to markets across the West is one step closer to being in service after clearing its final federal hurdle. U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell was joined Saturday by members of New Mexico's congressional delegation and other federal officials to announce the ...

Switzerland Announces Continuation of Action Plan for Synthetic Nanomaterials
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The Federal Office of Public Health (FOPH) announced on December 17, 2014, that the Federal Council decided to continue the action plan for synthetic nanomaterials until 2019. The objectives of the action plan include: Development of regulatory framework conditions for the responsible handling of synthetic nanomaterials; Creation of scientific and methodical conditions aimed at ...

Hollande, leaders call for investments in the green economy
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Climate change and poverty took center stage Friday at the World Economic Forum in Davos, where leaders began campaigning in earnest for twin global accords aimed at cooling the planet and easing the suffering of multitudes. French President Francois Hollande, Rwandan President Paul Kagame and U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon were among the power-brokers urgently seeking support for two ...

TOC analysis for pure water applications
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In industry, pure water and ultra pure water are used as raw material, auxiliary or operating material. Its quality is of great importance, since any contamination may result in a shutdown of the entire production facility or in discharge of pollutant / clean water. Downtimes and the discharge of clean water should be avoided. LAR's QuickTOCpurity is an online TOC analyser (total ...

Tetra Tech Wins $185 Million U.S. Army Environmental Remediation Contract
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Tetra Tech, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTEK) announced today that it has been awarded a $185 million multiple award environmental remediation contract by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Kansas City District. Through this 5-year indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract, Tetra Tech will support the investigation, design, and removal of hazardous, toxic, and radioactive materials at military and ...

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