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Water & Wastewater Systems

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What's New in Filtration

11/21/2014 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
There's no shortage of water in the world. The problem is that only a small percentage of the water on Earth is fit for human consumption. And tha...
Views: 105, Comments: 2
Last comment 11/22/2014 by lyn

Water Systems in Crisis — Again

11/05/2014 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
The fourth major water crisis in human history is at hand, according to David Sedlak, author of a book called Water 4.0: The Past, Present, and Future...
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Last comment 11/07/2014 by Brave Sir Robin

Treated Frac Water: Still Unsafe?

11/01/2014 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
A new study has increased concerns about the threat to drinking water supplies posed by so-called "fracking." The study, discussed in this Laborator...
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Last comment 11/05/2014 by kramarat
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Alternative & Renewable Energy Blog

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Breakthrough or Hype?

11/20/2014 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
Is the Sheerwind Invelox a breakthrough technology or not? The unusual design of the Invelox has attracted government and commercial interest, but som...
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Last comment 11/23/2014 by europium mkII

Dishing Out Affordable Solar Power and Heat

11/06/2014 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
Likened to a 10 m tall sunflower, a new high concentration PV thermal system produces electricity, potable water, and heat for various uses as it...
Views: 301, Comments: 12
Last comment 11/10/2014 by James Stewart

Wyoming Wind and Utah Storage Light Up LA

10/31/2014 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
What do you get when you combine a 2100 MW Wyoming wind farm, billions of cubic feet of compressed air energy storage in Utah, and an existing tra...
Views: 242, Comments: 4
Last comment 11/03/2014 by James Stewart
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E&E Exchange

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The Problem of Tree-Killing Pests

11/07/2014 by cheme_wordsmithy
In the eyes of many an environmentalist, the biggest enemy of the forest is the lumberjack (i.e. the logging industry). But for many types...
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Weather, Climate, and Fall Foliage

10/06/2014 by cheme_wordsmithy
In New York, we are in the midst of blooming and peaking fall foliage. I had the pleasure last Friday of driving and hiking in the Adirondacks and see...
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Last comment 10/06/2014 by SavvyExacta

A Dark Side of Solar Power

08/27/2014 by HUSH
The harshest criticism for fossil fuels has always been the horrible effect they have on the environment. Not only does retrieving the resource (coa...
Pathfinder Tags: panel PV solar sustainable
Views: 675, Comments: 11
Last comment 08/29/2014 by kramarat
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Environmental Technology

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In[visibile] Pollution

09/17/2014 by HUSH
We spend a lot of time on CR4 talking about pollution. But it's not just us, it's the entire media, and it has been that way for more than a decade....
Pathfinder Tags: dark sky light pollution pollution
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Last comment 09/18/2014 by adreasler

Same Ol' Nuclear Question

05/07/2014 by HUSH
I asked for uranium ore for my birthday this year. It's not a joke. On United Nuclear, samples start at just $12.00 USD. I'm not planning on startin...
Pathfinder Tags: Energy nuclear storage waste
Views: 666, Comments: 33
Last comment 05/15/2014 by Hilton

Sop Up Spills with Cellulose-based Aerogel

05/04/2014 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
Cleanup of oil spills, heavy metals, and other contaminants promises to be fast and efficient with a cellulose-based aerogel developed at Universi...
Views: 378, Comments: 6
Last comment 05/08/2014 by Tornado
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Shale Gas, Tight Oil, Carbon Emissions and You

06/29/2013 posted in Common Purposes
by MillMatt
Methinks, yet again, there is change blowing in the wind. US President Barack Obama presented his plan for reducing carbon emissions to thwart clim...
Pathfinder Tags: carbon emissions Coal Fired Power Plants Economics Shale Gas Tight Oil
Views: 737, Comments: 20
Last comment 04/29/2014 by russ1

Getting the Lead OUT!

05/05/2013 posted in Common Purposes
by MillMatt
There is U.S. federal legislation slated to take effect on January 4, 2014 that will improve drinking water quality once again. Such changes may happe...
Pathfinder Tags: ANSI 61 lead free lead in drinking water NSF 372 NSF 61
Views: 649, Comments: 40
Last comment 05/12/2013 by Anonymous Hero

And the Ground Beneath Our Feet, It Shifted

04/07/2013 posted in Common Purposes
by MillMatt
"Game On" is the title; "all in" is the message. The article is a LinkedIn posting made by Jeff Immelt, the now long-tenured chairman of venerable Gen...
Pathfinder Tags: Immelt industrial revolution Maker Movement Oklahoma Shale Gas ...
Views: 653, Comments: 7
Last comment 03/16/2014 by 129CBRider

Do Soy-Based Foams Put Ford in the Driver’s Seat?

03/07/2011 posted in Plastics & Resins Blog
by Steve Melito
In the summer of 1941, Henry Ford unveiled a plastic-bodied car that connected industry to agriculture. According to Lowell E. Overly, the former too...
Pathfinder Tags: car seats Henry Ford soy foam soy-based foams soybean car ...
Views: 289, Comments: 1
Last comment 08/15/2012 by lyn

Good Riddance, White Pages

11/18/2010 posted in TeknologikL
by Kaplin
Verizon has finally received the permission they have been asking for -- to halt production of the iconic White Pages in New York, Florida, and Penn...
Pathfinder Tags: Online Directory Phone Book Phone Lookup Verizon White Pages ...
Views: 527, Comments: 11
Last comment 11/23/2011 by 129CBRider

The Missing Carbon Problem (Part 4)

03/10/2009 posted in Rockaholic Adventures
by Shawn
Uncertainty in the carbon cycle is greater than computer-generated models account for. Large generalizations have left out many smaller processes t...
Pathfinder Tags: climate change IPCC kyoto protocol Missing Carbon missing sink
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Last comment 05/04/2013 by 129CBRider