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DOE, Washington Closure complete recycling project at Hanford
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The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) recently teamed with contractor Washington Closure Hanford to complete a major recycling effort during cleanup of the Hanford Site in southeastern Washington State. The work involved removing an electrical substation in the 300 Area, a former industrial complex about a mile north of the city of Richland that was the center of Hanford’s radiological ...

AWWA webinar focuses on Ebola risks, precautions for water and wastewater personnel
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With Ebola protocols developing almost daily in the public health sector, the American Water Works Association will offer a timely webinar focusing on risks and precautions for drinking water and wastewater employees. The webinar, titled Preparing for Ebola in the Water Sector, will be at 1–2 EST on Nov. 6. The webinar will include subject matter experts’ perspectives on current ...

Emissions drop puts EU just shy of 2020 goal
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The European Union's environment agency says the bloc's greenhouse gas emissions dropped by nearly 2 percent last year, putting the EU very close to reaching its emissions target for 2020. That goal is to reduce emissions of CO2 and other greenhouse gases by 20 percent compared to 1990 levels. The European Environment Agency said Tuesday that emissions already have fallen 19 percent, meaning ...

Calgon Carbon Awarded Second Major Contract In 2014 For Drinking Water Treatment In South Korea
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Calgon Carbon Corporation (NYSE: CCC) announced that it has been awarded a contract by Samsung C&T Corporation to supply 7.2 million pounds of Filtrasorb® granular activated carbon (GAC) to the Dduk-Do Municipal Drinking Water (Dduk-Do) Plant in Seoul City, South Korea.  The value of the contract was not disclosed. The Dduk-Do Plant provides 198 million gallons of potable water ...

A DIY Safety Guide for Your Workplace Halloween!
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Only three days left until Halloween which means the ghosts and goblins of Intelex are working extra hard to prepare for the festivities! Pumpkin carving competitions, costume contests, and the first ever Intelex Sprout (children’s) Halloween Costume Parade are a few examples of the spooky activities being schemed. But even the finest of monster mashes must be planned with the utmost ...

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