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Scientists turn oily soil into productive ground

by Rice University  (Aug. 20, 2015)

Scientists are cleaning soil contaminated by oil spills in a way that saves energy and reclaims the soil's productivity, using a process known as pyrolysis, which involves heating contaminated soils in the absence of oxygen. They use a process known as pyrolysis, which involves heating contaminated soils in the absence of oxygen. This approach ...

Invitation to `waste to energy` 2008

by Freesen & Partner GmbH  (Dec. 1, 2008)

Everybody’s talking about global climate. One way to counteract the threat of climate change and find a substitute for energy from fossil fuels is the principle waste to energy”. The leading European exhibition of the same name will be held for the fourth time on Wednesday 10 and Thursday 11 December. Under the heading “energy from waste and ...

Waste, or energy resource?

by MIT - Massachusetts Institute of Technology  (May 20, 2009)

A panel of nuclear power experts met on Monday at MIT to discuss how to address nuclear waste recycling or disposal, which many analysts consider the biggest obstacle to building a new generation of nuclear power plants across America. The meeting, convened by Sen. Tom Carper (D-Del.), came on the heels of last week's decision by the Obama ...

Spotlight on whitehall energy waste

by Department of Energy and Climate Change  (Aug. 5, 2010)

Energy meters in all 18 Whitehall headquarters can now be tracked by the public online in real time, Greg Barker and Francis Maude announced today. The real time display innovation has been fast tracked in just three months since the Prime Minister announced central government would cut emissions by 10% over the next year. Going public about how ...

Tips for `waste to energy` 2008

by Freesen & Partner GmbH  (Dec. 1, 2008)

On Wednesday 10 and Thursday 11 December 2008 about 2,000 participants from all over the world will meet at “waste to energy” – the Exhibition and Conference for Energy from Waste and Biomass – to obtain information, compare notes, and partake in discussion. The leading European forum for energy from waste and biomass boasts 65 lectures and ...

waste to energy+recycling

by Freesen & Partner GmbH  (Sep. 10, 2010)

Poland is the partner nation of "waste to energy+recycling" in the Bremen Exhibition Centre from 18 to 19 May 2011. If Poland is to fulfil the EU framework directive on waste it is going to have to catch up considerably in the coming years. The government is investing 2.3 billion EUR to build up infrastructure for thermal, biological and ...

“waste to energy” continues to grow

by Freesen & Partner GmbH  (May 10, 2007)

Exhibition and Conference for Energy from Waste and Biomass opens in Bremen Anyone who is involved in climate protection and energy supply security can today no longer get past the topic of waste and biomass. This is the message of “waste to energy” 2007 which was opened today, Wednesday, by Ronald-Mike Neumeyer, the Bremen Senator of Civil ...

European conference on waste-to-energy

by EcoLog Environmental Resources Group  (Sep. 2, 2008)

Britain must renew its waste management systems over the next few years. There are plans to increase the proportion of energy supplied from renewable sources, as concerns over climate change become embedded in legislation. Defra estimates that England could produce more than two million tonnes per year of Solid Recovered Fuel (SRF) from household ...

Discussions on plastic waste is welcomed by the Waste to Energy industry

by GPT Waste Management Ltd  (Jun. 14, 2013)

A consultation on how to reduce the impact of plastic waste on the environment has been launched after the European Commission published a Strategy on Plastic Waste in the Environment. ...

Energy Department Sued for Wasting America`s Energy

by Environment News Service (ENS)  (May 10, 2007)

NEW YORK, New York (ENS) - The Natural Resources Defense Council, NRDC, and the state of Massachusetts filed parallel lawsuits Monday against the U.S. Department of Energy, DOE, for failing to strengthen weak and outdated energy efficiency standards for commercial heating and cooling equipment. Massachusetts filed its case in the United States ...

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