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  • Green Light given for `super sewer` to clean up London`s river

    The Government has given the go-ahead to start building London’s ‘super sewer’ which will tackle the sewage pollution in to the tidal River Thames. The 25km tunnel will run underground from Acton storm tanks in West London, and travel roughly the line underneath the river to Abbey Mills Pumping Station in East London, where it will connect to the Lee ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

  • EPA awards over $12.1 million to Guam for environmental protection

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is awarding over $12.1 million to Guam for environmental protection work to continue its efforts to protect human health and the environment. “EPA’s support enables Guam to advance its environmental goals,” said Jared Blumenfeld, EPA’s Regional Administrator for the Pacific Southwest. “Much of this year’s funding will go ...

  • Artificial Cooling Tricky Topic for Climate Panel

    It's Plan B in the fight against climate change: cooling the planet by sucking heat-trapping CO2 from the air or reflecting sunlight back into space. Called geoengineering, it's considered mad science by opponents. Supporters say it would be foolish to ignore it, since plan A - slashing carbon emissions from fossil fuels - is moving so slowly. The U.N.'s expert panel on climate change is under ...


    By Associated Press

  • Carbon capture and storage – It’s time for a reality check, say Canadian researchers

    Carbon capture and storage (CCS) has been hailed as a 'silver bullet' for the coal industry. According to the World Resources Institute, there is a need for CCS. But the lack of a regulatory framework governing carbon emissions is making it difficult for industry to invest in the development and implementation of major, new technologies. A similar concern has been expressed in Canada. Lack of a ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • The Dawn of the First Water Awards in India – Water Digest Water Awards 2006-2007

    13th, November, New Delhi: The water industry in India has got another brilliant push with its first Water Awards – Water Digest Water Awards 2006-2007. This unique award, initiated by the bi-monthly international magazine, Water Digest was in association with UNESCO and CNBC TV 18 this year. On 13th of November 2006 Water Digest Water Awards celebrated its first Awards Night. After months of ...

  • Carbon capture hopes set in stone

    Scientists in Iceland have concrete evidence that carbon capture and sequestration can be made to work. They have buried carbon dioxide in the rocks and watched it turn to stone. There is no guarantee that what works on a small scale at a geothermal plant in south-west Iceland could be practical or economical for the ...


    By Climate News Network

  • Regulators order pipeline testing, other steps after spill

    The company responsible for a pipeline that spilled thousands of gallons of oil along the California coast was ordered to take a series of steps before it can restart the line, federal regulators said Friday. The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration required Plains All American Pipeline to remove the damaged section of pipe, test it and empty the remainder of the line. The ...


    By Associated Press

  • Hanford tank may be leaking waste into soil

    An underground tank holding some of the worst radioactive waste at the nation's most contaminated nuclear site might be leaking into the soil. The U.S. Energy Department said workers at Washington state's Hanford Nuclear Reservation detected higher radioactivity levels under tank AY-102 during a routine inspection Thursday. Spokeswoman Lori ...


    By Associated Press

  • US Department of Labor`s OSHA cites R.E. Arnold Construction and Suntree Technologies for willful, serious safety violations following worker injury

    An employee of R.E. Arnold Construction Inc. was trapped when the wall of an excavation he was working in collapsed around him. The incident occurred as the employee removed dirt from a storm filtration system at the company's work site, and the local fire and rescue team had to remove the employee, who left the scene in critical condition. As a result, the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational ...

  • Smart farming recoups IoT investment

    In the United States, California avocado farmer Kurt Bantle experimented with Internet of Things (IoT) connected technology to see if costly water consumption could be reduced in growing his 900 avocado trees. He spent US$8,200 for LoRa stations with soil moisture sensors, valve controllers, LoRa gateway and cellular backhaul. Cellular backhaul refers to a gateway that connects the farm to the ...


    By OMI Industries (OMI)

  • Major industries link with green groups in search of quick fix for global warming

    In response to a relentless stream of bad news about global warming, a cluster of major industries has formed a loose partnership with big environmental groups, prestigious universities, philanthropic foundations, and the U.S. federal government - all promoting a technical quick-fix for global warming called carbon sequestration. Carbon sequestration is a plan to capture and bury as much as 10 ...

  • Fracking Boom Threatens US Water Supplies

    Since the onset of the fracking boom almost a decade ago, every state in the US has been examining its geological resources in the hope of finding oil or gas it can access through this extraction method. Almost half the states are now producing at least some shale gas, with a few – Texas, Pennsylvania, California, Colorado, North Dakota – sitting on massive ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

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