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Submission open for the 2014 WASH Media Awards
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WASH Media Awards recognise and support the crucial role of the media in raising awareness of the importance of water, sanitation, and hygiene services (WASH). The award aims to help improve access to water and sanitation services by having a positive influence on politicians, business persons, civil society representatives, and individual citizens.   Timeline To be eligible, entries must be ...

New online portal uses valuable Cranfield soils data
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The UK Soil Observatory (UKSO), a new online portal launched on Friday, provides free access to national UK soils data and its research for those who have an interest in soil and soil related matters. Bringing together valuable data from several institutions across the UK, the portal includes information from Cranfield University’s Land Information System (LandIS). Its popular and ...

New Study Shows Kenya`s Shift to Green Economy Should Generate $45 Billion by 2030, Build Climate Resilience and Boost Food Security
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Kenya's transition to a green economy could produce major economic benefits - equivalent to an estimated USD 45 billion by 2030 - as well as greater food security, a cleaner environment and higher productivity of natural resources, according to a new study launched Tuesday by the Government of Kenya and the UN Environment Programme. The Green Economy Assessment Report: Kenya finds that the ...

EPA Publishes 19th Annual U.S. Greenhouse Gas Inventory
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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its 19th annual report of overall U.S. greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions today, showing a 3.4 percent decrease in 2012 from 2011. The Inventory of U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Sinks, which is submitted annually to the Secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, presents a national-level overview of annual ...

OSHA forms alliance with Georgia organizations to reduce worker exposure to silica in the construction industry
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The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has formed an alliance with several organizations in Atlanta to provide employers and workers in the construction industry with information, guidance and training to prevent overexposure to crystalline silica dust. The agreement was signed by OSHA, the Georgia Tech Research Institute's Occupational Safety and Health ...

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    This course was developed for environmental professionals, managers, and others responsible for environmental reporting of hazardous materials and substances stored, processed, or used on their facilities. It covers current EPCRA applicability and reporting requirements, including multiple chemical lists, applicability thresholds, required reporting, deadlines, available reporting tools, and mandatory documentation.
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    Jun 08

    AWWA will host the 133rd Annual Conference (ACE) in Boston, Massachusetts from June 8-12, 2014 to address and present solutions to water utility challenges.  The four-day professional program will cover more than 30 key topic categories and will include new categories on emerging issues in biological treatments, water

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    Sep 21

    The 2014 IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition benefits from its host city, Lisbon. Portugal has continued evolving solutions to its historic and recent water challenges between the city’s aqueducts and canals at the mouth of the Tagus River and the international management of the five river basins it shares with Spain. The city is an inexpensive favourite with travellers from the world over. Its vintage

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    How will your utility address critical infrastructure challenges? Gain the tools you need for essential water infrastructure planning, reinvestment strategies, comprehensive emergency preparedness planning and enhanced security measures. The four-day Water Infrastructure Conference will provide an interactive learning experience with technical sessions, an exposition, and workshops.
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    The premier conference for water quality professionals around the world. Join AWWA in New Orleans, Louisiana, for the 2014 Water Quality Technology Conference and Exposition. By submitting an abstract and participating, you contribute to the industry while advancing your own career. By submitting an abstract, you have the opportunity to contribute to leading-edge discussions about how to better manage and protect

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