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Fired regulator: Brown pushed to waive oil safeguards
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California's top oil and gas regulators repeatedly warned Gov. Jerry Brown's senior aides in 2011 that the governor's orders to override key safeguards in granting oil industry permits would violate state and federal laws protecting the state's groundwater from contamination, one of the former officials has testified. Brown fired the regulators on Nov. 3, 2011, one day after what the fired ...

It’s a (bio)gas, gas, gas for British farmers
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Land, labour and capital resource-related requirements, as well as significant regulatory and financial barriers are preventing more farmers from adopting an important renewable energy technology – Anaerobic Digestion, or Biogas to give it its shorthand name – according to research published in the International Journal of Business Performance and Supply Chain Modelling. Animal ...

EPA Announces Electronic Submission for Pesticide Applications
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On September 1, 2015, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the debut of a new electronic system for pesticide applications, the Pesticide Submission Portal. According to EPA, this debut is the first step in a phased approach that ultimately will allow EPA to accept all pesticide applications electronically -- a move that will help modernize the pesticide registration process, ...

Persuading the public to reduce bottled water consumption
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Despite tap water being freely available and safe in many countries, bottled water is widely consumed around the world. This has negative effects on the environment, including water wastage and pollution. This study assessed beliefs about purchasing bottled water and tested three strategies to change behaviour, showing that combining persuasive information and social pressure can create the most ...

Meet us at the VGB Conference “Chemistry in Power plants”
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This year the VGB Conference “Chemistry in Power plants” will take place in the Maritim Hotel Berlin-Tiergarten. The conference offers a lot of information concerning Innovations and solutions in the area of water treatment. Still a highly relevant topic is Legionella in cooling systems. A lot of interesting lectures will be held concerning this topic. Another big topic is the ...

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