How sulfuric acid almost ended up in a Michigan community’s water supply

When you dilute sulfuric acid with water, you get battery acid. This is what the Metro Detroit community of New Baltimore almost accidentally created in their water supply last month, due to a labeling incident. New Baltimore Water Plant Superintendent Chris Hiltunen said on Sunday July 11 that an employee was pumping out several gallons of what he believed to …

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EPA fines Wapato $ 25,750 in sewage pollution settlement | Local

The town of Wapato has settled a water pollution case with the Federal Environmental Protection Agency for $ 25,750 and pledged to improve its wastewater treatment practices, the EPA said Thursday. There was no one at Wapato Town Hall Thursday afternoon who could comment on the settlement, according to staff. Under the settlement, Wapato neither admits nor denies the EPA’s …

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Optimistic supporters of key recycling provisions will remain in the infrastructure bill

Recycling players are cautiously optimistic that several provisions related to recycling will remain in the final version of the INVEST in America law, the infrastructure bill backed by President Joe Biden and negotiated by bipartisan lawmakers. The bill contains the full text of the Act on recycling, which includes $ 75 million for recycling education, as well as a section …

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Seven hospitals in Nepal to improve medical waste management system – myRepublica

KATMANDU, August 6: The government of the People’s Republic of China and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) jointly launched a new initiative in Nepal to support the country in the response to COVID-19 by improving the management system medical waste, under the South-South China Cooperation Assistance Fund (SSCAF). UNDP will work closely with the Department of Health Services of …

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Florida officials sue Piney Point owners over sewage dumped in Tampa Bay

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection is suing the owner of the former Piney Point fertilizer plant property for the leak earlier this year that ended in the pumping of more than 200 million gallons of polluted water in Tampa Bay. Acting Secretary Shawn Hamilton said the state was seeking the maximum penalties allowed and recovery of costs and damages …

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Anaergia to report second quarter 2021 financial results on August 12, 2021

BURLINGTON, Ontario, August 6, 2021– (BUSINESS WIRE) – Anaergia Inc. (“Anaergie“or the”Company“) (TSX: ANRG), an integrated waste recovery platform created to eliminate greenhouse gases by cost-effectively transforming organic waste into renewable natural gas, fertilizer and water, will report its financial results for the second on Thursday. quarter 2021 via a press release, August 12, 2021, after market close. Conference call …

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Lake Oroville hydroelectric power plant that can serve up to 800,000 homes is offline due to drought – CBS Sacramento

OROVILLE (CBS13) – Due to falling levels in Lake Oroville, one of California’s largest reservoirs, a hydroelectric power plant that can serve up to 800,000 homes has been taken offline as extreme drought conditions continue affect the state. This is the first time that the power plant has been shut down due to a drought. Karla Nemeth, director of the …

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Analysis of organic waste diversion efforts in Canada

Ontario, Canada – As Canadian provinces and territories set more ambitious goals for organics diversion and waste reduction, additional organics management infrastructure will be needed to meet these goals. This is one of the conclusions of a recent analysis carried out by the Canadian Foundation for Environmental Research and Education (EREF-Canada), a scientific research organization that focuses on solid waste. …

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Moulay Bousselham wastewater treatment plant

The Régie Autonome de Kenitra (RAK), a public body in charge of the distribution of water, electricity and wastewater management in Morocco, won the contract for the design and construction of the station project purification plant at Moulay Bousselham in the region of Rabat-Salé-Kénitra. The contract was awarded to Biwater Holdings Limited, a UK company dedicated to the development of …

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Federal land managers predict 50% more wild mustang roundups due to drought in the West

By Scott Sonner, The Associated Press RENO, Nevada— Federal land managers have started working on capturing about 50% more horses than they originally anticipated this year on western courses due to severe drought conditions. The emergency roundups that began Sunday and Monday are targeting an additional 6,000 animals, mostly in Nevada, Oregon and Colorado. The Bureau of Land Management says …

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PPG recognized for its environmental, social and governance (ESG) practices; Named in the FTSE4Good Index Series for the third consecutive year

PITTSBURGH – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – PPG (NYSE: PPG) announced today that it has been named to the FTSE4Good Index Series for the third consecutive year. The index measures the performance of companies’ environmental, social and governance (ESG) practices. “Our unwavering commitment to develop and supply the paints and coatings that will create solutions today for a more sustainable future is …

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Singapore is well positioned to play a leadership role in promoting the circular economy

As the global race to develop sustainable solutions intensifies to advance a circular economy, Singapore faces an enviable opportunity to take a leadership role. As our team has found over 300 investment opportunities and invested more than $ 40 million in solutions to tackle plastic waste and advance the circular economy, we believe Singapore has the ideal conditions to catalyze …

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Yarmouth is preparing to advance alone on the sewage treatment plant

Yarmouth officials are looking to move forward without Dennis and Harwich and build a sewage treatment plant near Buck Island. The project would be presented to Yarmouth voters at a special city meeting this fall, eliminating the Dennis-Harwich-Yarmouth solution to the region’s sewage problems, although Yarmouth officials have stressed their willingness to include other cities in the project. In a …

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Energy Transfer says it has solved most pipeline safety issues raised by regulator

UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION See everything The names of companies and law firms shown above are generated automatically based on the text of the article. We are improving this functionality as we continue to test and develop in beta. We appreciate comments, which you can provide using the comments tab on the right of the page. July 23 (Reuters) …

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