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Regulator fines Duke Energy nearly $7M for coal ash spill

by Associated Press  (Feb. 10, 2016)

The country's largest electric company is being fined $6.6 million for environmental pollution related to a big spill of liquefied coal ash in 2014, North Carolina environmental regulators said Tuesday. The fine covers violations that Duke Energy admitted when it pleaded guilty to federal pollution crimes nine months ago and agreed to pay $102 ...

Swedish gas monitoring – the state of play

by Analox Sensor Technology  (Feb. 4, 2016)

Although Analox Sensor Technology sell a wide range of products to many international distributors, there are some countries that we would like to focus on. One of these countries is Sweden. We have spent some time looking at Sweden to see what industries require gas monitoring, how we can help with our unique gas monitoring solutions, and how ...

China’s new policies will lower CO2 emissions faster, without preventing economic growth

by MIT - Massachusetts Institute of Technology  (Feb. 9, 2016)

Original story at MIT News A new study co-authored by an MIT professor shows that China’s new efforts to price carbon could lower the country’s carbon dioxide emissions significantly without impeding economic development over the next three decades. Based on a unique ...

WWF: Water as a globalised resource

by WaterLink International - Geomares Publishing bv  (Aug. 12, 2009)

WWF will be keeping up the momentum in its campaign for more countries to ratify and bring into effect the UN convention on transboundary waters (UN Watercourses Convention) to provide the basis of sustainable, equitable and peaceful sharing of waters that cross international boundaries. WWF will also take the opportunity to launch a number of ...

China conserves water resources

by WaterLink International - Geomares Publishing bv  (Jun. 23, 2010)

The Ministry of Water Resources of the People"s Republic of China recently announced a project that uses ERDAS IMAGINE to facilitate conserving and protecting China"s water resources. The solution is being used to identify the areas where the water is being adversely affected by soil erosion. Beijing Digital LandView Company Limited, the ...

Water Resources Fact Sheet

by GLOBE Foundation  (Jul. 30, 2014)

The Earth Policy Institute has published a most informative Fact Sheet on the World’s Water Crisis. As Food and Water Security in a Changing World was a major topic at GLOBE 2014, this Fact Sheet is reproduced here ...

Water resources management support partnership

by WaterLink International - Geomares Publishing bv  (May 12, 2011)

The United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), and US Geological Survey (USGS), have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to form an innovative partnership of federal agencies to address America's growing water resources challenges. Water resources decision makers nationwide ...

Putting water resources and communities on the map

by WaterAid  (Dec. 4, 2009)

A season of presentations and panel discussions will be taking place from December to recognise the importance of integrated water resource management at field and policy level. The Appropriate Development Panel (ADP) for the Institute of Civil Engineers (ICE), in collaboration with Oxfam and WaterAid, are hosting the events to highlight current ...

India: water resource equipment market

by GLOBE Foundation  (Feb. 12, 2008)

The total Indian water market is estimated to be over $1 billion. The government sector contributes a little more than 50 percent, with the rest of the business coming from the private industrial sector. The overall water market is growing at 10-12 percent annually, with even higher growth rates in the industrial and drinking water segments. ...

Weston Expands Water Resources and design services with acquisition of Resource Technology, Inc.

by Weston Solutions, Inc  (Sep. 2, 2009)

Weston Solutions, Inc. (WESTON®), a leading environmental, redevelopment, and construction firm, today announced the acquisition of Resource Technology, Inc. (RTI). RTI is a New Mexico-based small and minority-owned water resources, civil engineering and landscape architecture design firm. The acquisition of RTI significantly expands WESTON’s ...

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