West Haven to launch “Food to Clean Energy” composting pilot program – NBC Connecticut

West Haven introduces its new Food to Clean Energy program on November 7 to limit the amount of food waste dumped in landfills. “We hope this will provide universal food waste collection for anyone who wants it,” said Kristen Brown, vice president of waste reduction strategy for WasteZero. The pilot program, funded by a $1.3 million grant from the Department …

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Contract to be Awarded for Jefferson Wastewater Treatment Plant Upgrade | Raccoon Valley Radio

A major milestone was recently taken to continue advancing a multi-million dollar project in the city of Jefferson. At its regular meeting in October, the municipal council approved the plans and specifications, the contract form and the cost estimate for the wastewater treatment plant improvement project. City Administrator Mike Palmer said the $16.3 million project would take the existing facility …

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How much will Chicago Public Schools disentangle from the city cost?

Chicagoans will be able to elect their school board members starting in 2024. But a report released this week suggests that could come at a cost. The report, prepared by the district with the assistance of a consulting firm, lists expenses currently supported by other city agencies that Chicago public schools may incur as they transition to an elected school …

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Electricity, water and gas industry revenue up 6.4% to R330 billion

Stats SA deputy chief executive Joe de Beer said revenue generated by the electricity, gas and water industry has risen from R292 billion in 2019 to R330 billion in 2021 . Image: Pexel JOHANNESBURG – Stats SA says the total revenue of the electricity, gas and water industry in 2021 was recorded at over R330 billion. This is an increase …

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Thousand Oaks violated open meeting law in waste deal

A state appeals court has found Thousand Oaks violated the state’s open meeting law, known as the Brown Law, in awarding Athens Services a lucrative contract transport of waste 15 years last year. The 2nd District Court of Appeals ruled that the city failed to give the public the 72-hour notice required for the city council, at its March 9, …

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How experts are running sewage COVID tests

Share this story Posted 19 minutes ago Image credit above: KC Water’s Chief Plant Operator Kevin Herman walks around the ‘Sludge House’ and machinery that filters the waste. (Vicky Diaz-Camacho | Flatland) Tucked behind train tracks along Hawthorne Road in Kansas City, the Blue River Wastewater Treatment Plant doesn’t look like much. But inside, TV screens hung on the wall …

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Davidson County schools in hot water with parents over tuition debt

The Davidson County School District is facing backlash from parents and other community members after reinstating policies requiring payment for lunch and other fees, which prevents students from receiving meals or participate in extracurricular activities. According to the Davidson County School Board handbook, high school students are not allowed to charge meals to their school account, which means they will …

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Eesti Energia receives state support for a pumped storage hydropower plant

The joint agency of Enterprise Estonia and KredEx has allocated €584,950 to Eesti Energia to prepare the construction of Estonia’s first hydroelectric energy storage facility at the Estonia mine site in Ida-Virumaa, which, once completed, will significantly contribute to ensuring the flexibility and stability of the Estonian electricity system. The pumped storage hydropower (PSH) plant planned for the Estonia Mine …

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Nuvem sabha opposes Verna waste treatment plant

Oct 31, 2022 | 06:03 IST Nuvem sabha opposes Verna waste treatment plant Decides to oppose the Jetty Policy 2022 project; claims that neither the environmental impact assessment has been carried out nor the panchayat body concerned has been given confidence Team Herald MARGAO: The Nuvem village panchayat has decided to oppose the waste treatment plant project on the Verna …

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Lincoln council seeks US bailout money for sewer and water projects

LINCOLN — McClelland Consulting Engineers will help the City of Lincoln submit four US Bailout grant applications for water and wastewater projects. Lincoln already has an agreement with McClelland to provide general engineering services on a set price schedule. For the new work order, the company’s expenses cannot exceed $5,000. City Council approved an appropriations ordinance at its Oct. 18 …

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Oregon State Board of Directors Approves Building Projects and Presidential Goals

CORVALLIS, Ore. — The Oregon State University Board of Trustees on Friday approved OSU President Jayathi Murthy’s goals for fiscal year 2023 and advanced construction of several projects on the Corvallis campus and across the Hatfield Marine Science Center in Newport. The board heard a report on efforts to advance equity, inclusion, and social justice within OSU; received updates related …

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The IEA at COP27: A fair and equitable energy and water transition in a changing climate – Event

Climate change is here and now, and the energy transition away from fossil fuels is at the heart of climate solutions. The energy transition consists of switching from fossil fuels to renewable energies to reduce GHG emissions. Although the need for energy transitions is widely recognized, the role of water in these transitions deserves more attention. In this context, just …

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Organic Waste to Diesel Market Industry Outlook, Comprehensive Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Segment, Trends and Forecast, 2031 | Covanta Energy Corp., AMEC plc, Plastic2Oil Inc., Solena Group, Klean Industries

The Organic Waste to Diesel Market research report is a high-quality report containing in-depth market research. This market report provides the best solutions for developing and implementing strategies according to client requirements to extract tangible results. It helps businesses gain granular level clarity on current business trends and expected future developments. Businesses can achieve practical and lasting results through accurate …

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Waste pioneer Veena Sahajwalla honored with Clunies Ross Innovation Award

Scientia Professor Veena Sahajwalla has developed processes that turn waste into new products. Photo: ATSE and SaltyDingo Professor Veena Sahajwalla received the Clunies Ross Innovation Award for her world renowned waste transformation technologies. Professor Sahajwalla is an internationally renowned materials scientist, engineer and innovator who has revolutionized the science of recycling through the development of next-generation “green materials” derived from …

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Iowa American buys city’s sewer system

Iowa American Water, a subsidiary of American Water (NYSE: AWK), the largest publicly traded U.S. water and wastewater utility company, announced the acquisition of the City of Blue Wastewater System Grass for $2 million, according to a press release. On July 12, 2022, the Iowa Utilities Board approved the acquisition. The newly acquired wastewater utility, Iowa American Water’s first sewage …

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