Water energy

Don’t you have a cow? Perfect Day Life Cycle Assessment Highlights Sustainability Benefits of Animal-Free Dairy Protein

Life cycle assessment(LCA) – conducted by consultancy firm WSP USA and critically reviewed by a panel of independent experts in accordance with the ISO 14067 GHG emissions standard – showed that Perfect Day’s production of non-animal whey protein Reduces blue water consumption by 96-99%, and non-renewable energy use by 29-60% compared to conventional production methods. The assessment extends the scope …

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People of Color Take a Toll Due to Environmental Hazards

In August 2015, Steve Benally walked out of his Halchita, Utah, Navajo Nation home and heard a warning: do not use the water. The Gold King mine near Silverton, Colorado, had dumped toxic sewage into the Animas River watershed. The big picture: Benally would lose his crop and suffer side effects on health, highlighting one of the environmental dangers some …

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Conservation group supports moratorium on lake turbines | News, Sports, Jobs

By JEAN D’AGOSTINO [email protected] An important voice has been heard regarding the potential placement of wind turbines in Lake Erie. At its September meeting, the New York State Conservation Council said publicly that it was calling for a “Permanent moratorium on the development of offshore industrial wind turbines in all waters of the Great Lakes. The installation of wind turbines …

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City authority approves sale of water for hydraulic fracturing site

Westmoreland County Municipal Authority board members on Friday approved a deal to sell raw, untreated water to a local energy company for a new gas well to be drilled next year at Upper Burrell. The deal will allow Olympus Energy of Canonsburg to purchase up to 2.2 million gallons of water per day from the authority’s Beaver Run reservoir for …

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Urban agriculture thrives in northeast Ohio but faces challenges

The idea of ​​urban agriculture is simple. Take vacant and unused urban land and turn it into something that gives back to the community. And while urban agriculture thrives in Northeast Ohio, farmers still face many challenges. Steve Larson, Director of Living urban farms, spreads mulch with a wheelbarrow to prevent weeds from growing around its planted crops. He slowly …

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Tommy Thompson undergoes surgery after waterskiing accident

Interim University of Wisconsin president Tommy Thompson underwent surgery Thursday morning following a water-skiing accident, according to a post on his Facebook page. The former governor, who is a few months away from his 80th birthday, said he needed to “reattach my biceps to the tendon”. UW System spokesman Mark Pitsch said Thursday morning that Thompson “was in a bit …

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Oil and gas drilling is getting dangerously close to our national parks

Millions of Americans are spending more time exploring the waters we fish in, the national parks we love, and the wild places near and far. The benefits of these activities are many and they bring to life the many local economies that depend on thriving outdoor recreation this year more than ever. At the same time, many of those same …

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Union Carbide faces retrial for water pollution

An attorney for the Courtland Company has filed a new complaint with the Charleston U.S. District Court for water pollution from an industrial landfill belonging to Union Carbide. In his fourth trial since 2018, Charleston attorney Michael Callaghan alleges Union Carbide operated the landfill from the 1950s to the 1980s and was not designed to contain toxic material. The site …

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Explanation: More severe storms test aging US offshore oil facilities

A satellite image shows an oil slick after Hurricane Ida near Port Fourchon, Louisiana, United States on August 31, 2021. NOAA / Handout via REUTERS HOUSTON, Sept. 7 (Reuters) – Stronger hurricanes threatening America’s Gulf of Mexico coast energy hub increase the risk of oil spills from damage to the region’s refineries, oil rigs and pipelines under -marines, according to …

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