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Cleanup underway for nearly 3M-gallon saltwater spill in ND
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Cleanup is underway after nearly 3 million gallons of brine, a salty, toxic byproduct of oil and natural gas production, leaked from a pipeline in western North Dakota, the largest spill of its kind in the state since the current energy boom began. The full environmental impact of the spill, which contaminated two creeks, might not be clear for months. Some previous saltwater spills have taken ...

Carbon dioxide detection in industrial plants: Measuring range 0 – 5,00 % or 0 – 2,00 %
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For martians – provided they are existing – carbon dioxide atmosphere might be their natural habitat. We earthlings can only tolerate low concentrations of this gas. It is true that we are using the special properties of CO2 for many purposes, but in concentrations above 5000 ppm it can be hazardous to our health. Therefore it must be monitored. In areas that are rarely accessed such ...

Landfill could be one of last to tap methane for power
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When most Californians think about the source of renewable energy flowing into their homes, they picture wind turbines and solar panels - not garbage. The little-known source of electricity has fed California's power grid for decades, but a groundbreaking Thursday for yet another trash-driven power project at a massive Orange County landfill could be one of the last on the books. With the ...

Low Carbon City Lab
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Climate-KIC has accepted a new Flagship project - the Low Carbon City Lab (LoCaL). This project is an important catalyst for green growth opportunities and climate change mitigation in cities and urban areas around the globe. The project will provide funding, planning, capacity building, design and performance monitoring services at city level. The core project team of South Pole ...

ANDRITZ to deliver woodyard equipment to new Enviva biomass pellet plants, USA
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International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Enviva, one of the leading producers of woody biomass pellets, to supply woodyard equipment, engineering, and field services for two biomass pellet plants, each with a capacity of 500,000 tons per year, to be built in North Carolina, USA. ANDRITZ will supply several innovative products for manufacturing high-quality mini-chips ...

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