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Photometry Compendium: Episode 2 is live!
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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 ...

365 Companies and Investors Announce Support for EPA’s Clean Power Plan
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In an unprecedented show of business support for tackling climate change, 365 companies and investors sent letters today to more than two-dozen governors across the United States voicing their support for the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan for existing power plants and encouraging the state’s “timely finalization” of state implementation plans ...

Aeration may remove antidepressant drugs from water leaked from landfill
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Aeration is an effective means of eliminating antidepressants from landfill leachate, a new study finds. The concentrations of five different drugs were reduced by this treatment process, which could be an effective means of tackling the growing problem of pharmaceutical infiltration into aquatic environments. Pharmaceuticals, while an important component of modern medicine, can have negative ...

Leaders in the water industry share their knowledge in AWWA`s new educational video series
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The American Water Works Association announced today the release of its new AWWA Thought Leader Series, a series of videos focusing on industry lessons learned from six well-known professionals in the drinking water and wastewater fields. This three-part series covers the topics of Source and Treatment, Wastewater and Distribution in eight videos. The series is ideal for training purposes for ...

Vegas-area coal plant owners to pay $4.3M to settle lawsuit
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Owners of a soon-to-close coal-fired power plant outside Las Vegas have agreed to pay $4.3 million to settle a lawsuit and clean up contamination that neighboring Native Americans blame for health problems and water pollution. Some $1.5 million of the funds from NV Energy and the California Department of Water Resources are earmarked for a community health wellness center on the nearby Moapa ...

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