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Netafim Reveals Goals for Fighting Food, Water and Land Scarcity in 2013 Sustainability Report
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Netafim, the global leader in irrigation, announced today that it is focusing its sustainability efforts on fighting food, water and land scarcity worldwide. The Company revealed its sustainability goals and strategy in the Netafim 2013 Sustainability Report, which was released today at World Water Week in Stockholm. By leveraging drip – a field-proven technology that enhances crop ...

Feds want nuclear waste train, but nowhere to go
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The U.S. government is looking for trains to haul radioactive waste from nuclear power plants to disposal sites. Too bad those trains have nowhere to go. Putting the cart before the horse, the U.S. Department of Energy recently asked companies for ideas on how the government should get the rail cars needed to haul 150-ton casks filled with used, radioactive nuclear fuel. They won't be moving ...

Arkansas Reduces Air Toxics with EPA Grant
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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) awarded $501,837 to the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) to administer the state’s pollution prevention and control program. The program includes ambient monitoring, planning, permitting and compliance activities. ADEQ will also monitor for major pollutants, identifying major and minor sources of air pollution that may be ...

2014 Smart Grid System Report Now Available
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The 2014 Smart Grid System Report, which is intended to provide an update on the status of smart grid deployment nationwide, technological developments, and barriers that may affect the continued adoption of the technology, is now available for ...

NIOSH Scientist Appointed Convener of International Nanotechnology Working Group
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The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) announced in its September 5, 2014, eNews that an international committee unanimously selected Dr. Vladimir Murashov, special assistant for nanotechnology to the NIOSH Director, “to lead an international working group on the health, safety, and environmental aspects of nanotechnologies.” NIOSH states that the working ...

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