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Replacing Common Core: Choices and Tradeoffs

by The Heartland Institute

The coerced adoption of Common Core State Standards (CCSS) by 46 states across the United States, often without public input, has generated tremendous controversy, concern, and efforts to repeal the standards.;


The Future of Social Security

by The Heartland Institute

The future of Social Security will be among the top issues in the 2016 presidential election. Ferrara, who has been writing about Social Security since the 1980s, thinks the time for reform is fast approaching: Under what the government’s actuaries call “intermediate” economic assumptions, the [Social Security] trust funds will ...;


Why Scientists Disagree about Global Warming

by The Heartland Institute

The most important fact about climate science, often overlooked, is that scientists disagree about the environmental impacts of the combustion of fossil fuels on the global climate. There is no survey or study showing “consensus” on the most important scientific issues, despite frequent claims by advocates to the contrary.;


Ten State Solutions to Emerging Issues

by The Heartland Institute

This booklet explores solutions to the top public policy issues facing the states in 2016 and beyond in the areas of budget and tax, education, energy and environment, health care, and constitutional reform. The solutions we have identified are proven reform ideas gaining momentum among the states and with legislators.;


Healthcare Transformation

by Mary Ann Liebert, Inc.

Healthcare Transformation, a breakthrough peer-reviewed, open access journalzine, delivers foremost research in re-imagining healthcare delivery, education, technology, innovation, and discovery. This world-class publication serves as a forum to present visions of the future, debate current models, and provide an invaluable source of optimism for ...;


Cannabis and Cannabinoid Research

by Mary Ann Liebert, Inc.

Cannabis and Cannabinoid Research is the only peer-reviewed open access journal dedicated to the scientific, medical, and psychosocial exploration of clinical cannabis, cannabinoids, and the endocannabinoid system. The Journal publishes a broad range of human and animal studies including basic and translational research; clinical studies; ...;


BioResearch Open Access Journal

by Mary Ann Liebert, Inc.

BioResearch Open Access is a peer-reviewed open access journal that provides a rapid-publication forum for a broad range of scientific topics including but not limited to molecular and cellular biology, tissue engineering and biomaterials, bioengineering, regenerative medicine, stem cells, gene therapy, systems biology, genetics, ...;


Surgical Infections Case Reports

by Mary Ann Liebert, Inc.

Surgical Infections Case Reports is a new, online-only, open access forum for sharing clinically interesting and educational case reports on the prevention and management of post-operative infections, including complex cases.   A sister journal to the flagship journal Surgical Infections, Surgical Infections Case Reports provides rap;


Case Reports in Pancreatic Cancer

by Mary Ann Liebert, Inc.

Case Reports in Pancreatic Cancer is an open access journal delivering authoritative case reports on all aspects of pancreatic cancer diagnosis, management, treatment, and outcomes. The Journal enables physicians, surgeons, oncologists, and the team of professionals that determine and administer care to share their experiences and foster ...;


Transgender Health

by Mary Ann Liebert, Inc.

Transgender Health is the first peer-reviewed, open access journal dedicated to addressing the healthcare needs of transgender individuals throughout the lifespan and identifying gaps in knowledge as well as priority areas where policy development and research are needed to achieve healthcare equity.;


Endourology Case Reports Journal

by Mary Ann Liebert, Inc.

JE Case Reports is a new, online-only, open access forum for sharing clinically interesting and educational case reports on the treatment and surgical management of urologic diseases, including controversial cases and novel use of technology.  A sister journal to Journal of Endourology, JE Case Reports provides rapid peer review and public;

Standards Official Notice - Effective August 2016

by American Water Works Association (AWWA)

ANSI/AWWA B101-16 Standard for Precoat Filter Media (February 25, 2016)ANSI/AWWA B507-16 Standard for Phosphoric Acid (March 9, 2016)ANSI/AWWA C217-16 Standard for Microcrystalline Wax and Petrolatum Tape Coating Systems for Steel Water Pipe and Fittings (January 8, 2016)ANSI/AWWA C900-16 Standard for Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) Pressure Pipe and ...;

Handbook of Environmental Odour Management

by IWA Publishing

Complaints due to odour annoyance have become a major issue for wastewater treatment plant, waste management, landfill, intensive livestock and other industrial operators as the repeated release of unpleasant odorous emissions can constitute a nuisance to a local population. Traditionally, odour management has been maintained by the use of buffer ...;

Standards Official Notice - Effective July 2016

by American Water Works Association (AWWA)

ANSI/AWWA C215-16 Standard for Extruded Polyolefin Coatings for Steel Water Pipe (November 19, 2015)ANSI/AWWA C750-16 Standard for Transit-Time Flowmeters in Full Closed Conduits (November 16, 2015)ANSI/AWWA C751-16 Standard for Magnetic Inductive Flowmeters (September 3, 2015);

M51 Air Valves: Air Release, Air/Vacuum, and Combination, Second Edition

by American Water Works Association (AWWA)

The effects of air and vacuum pockets present in a liquid piping system can negatively impact not only pump, meter, and control valve operation but can also be responsible for pipeline breaks and collapses. Choosing and installing the correct air valve is critical to all liquid piping systems. This manual provides essential information for ...;

WSO, Water Treatment Series

by American Water Works Association (AWWA)

AWWA’s Principles and Practices of Water System Operations (WSO) series is the leading operator certification training, aligned with current Association of Boards of Certification (ABC) Need-to-Know criteria and offering training based on experience and certification level.Key Features:- Developed in accordance with the latest ABC criteria- ...;

Standards Official Notice - Effective June 2016

by American Water Works Association (AWWA)

ANSI/AWWA C909-16 Molecularly Oriented Polyvinyl Chloride (PVCO) Pressure Pipe, 4 In. (100 mm) and Larger (November 19, 2015)ANSI/AWWA D106-16 Sacrificial Anode Cathodic Protection Systems for the Interior Submerged Surfaces of Steel Water Storage Tanks (October 30, 2015);

M17 Installation, Field Testing, and Maintenance of Fire Hydrants, Fifth Edition

by American Water Works Association (AWWA)

This utility operations manual provides drawings and approved procedures for fire hydrant design, installation, and operation and maintenance practices. It traces the development of the different styles and contains detailed instructions for testing. Definitions, diagrams, and record-keeping tips are included as well as easy-to-follow flow-testing ...;

Advanced Oxidation Handbook

by American Water Works Association (AWWA)

Advanced oxidation technologies (AOTs) oxidize a broad range of contaminants, including those that are not readily removed with other advanced technologies. The need to treat an ever expanding range of regulated and emerging contaminants has led to an increased interest in AOTs.This handbook provides the fundamentals of the design and operation ...;

Standards Official Notice - Effective May 2016 Product Announcement from American Water Works Association (AWWA)

by American Water Works Association (AWWA)

AWWA B100-16 Granular Filter MaterialAWWA B114-16 Reverse Osmosis and Nanofiltration Systems for Water TreatmentAWWA C707-10(R16) Encoder-Type Remote-Registration Systems for Cold-Water Meters;

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