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Ineos awarded license for onshore oil and gas exploration
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The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has given the go ahead to major chemicals giant Ineos to take a majority share in an onshore oil and gas licence block in Scotland by taking over BG’s interest (51%). The other licensee, Dart is the operator in the block next to the Firth of Forth. Like the rest of the shale industry, Ineos believe it’s important that the local ...

PE’s new Food & Feed Database helps reduce supply chain impacts
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PE INTERNATIONAL’s new Food & Feed Database will help the industry to improve their sustainability performance to reduce global Greenhouse Gas emissions and other impacts that stem from the production of food. According to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), agriculture, forestry and land use is an important driver of climate change, accounting for almost a quarter of ...

How solar energy could be the largest source of electricity by mid-century
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The sun could be the world’s largest source of electricity by 2050, ahead of fossil fuels, wind, hydro and nuclear, according to a pair of reports issued today by the International Energy Agency (IEA). The two IEA technology roadmaps show how solar photovoltaic (PV) systems could generate up to 16% of the world’s electricity by 2050 while solar thermal electricity (STE) from ...

APR Releases the Final Report of Sleeve Label Working Group
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The Association of Postconsumer Plastic Recyclers, the leading trade organization representing the plastics recycling industry in North America, released the Final Report of the Sleeve Label Working Group detailing recommendations the packaging industry can use to mitigate the impact of sleeve labels on the recycling of PET bottles. Formed in June of 2013, the APR Working Group represented all ...

High Profile Speakers Headline Key Events at WEFTEC® 2014
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An impressive line-up of high profile national and international speakers have been confirmed to headline some of the most highly anticipated events of WEFTEC 2014. The Water Environment Federation’s 87th annual technical exhibition and conference will be held at the New Orleans Morial Convention Center, Sept. 27-Oct, 1. The following is a sampling of notable speakers and high profile ...

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