Groups seek to sue solid waste management commission

(Philstar.com) – June 29, 2021 – 9:06 am MANILA, Philippines – Civil society groups have sent notices to the National Solid Waste Management Commission and government agencies that they could face legal action for failing to address the country’s plastic pollution problem. Organizations led by marine conservation group Oceana said this was the first step in forcing the commission and …

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Pharmaceutical Waste Management Market Size and Forecast to 2028

New Jersey, United States, – the Pharmaceutical Waste Management Market The report is a research study of the market along with an analysis of its key segments. The report is created through extensive primary and secondary research. Informative market data is generated through interviews and data surveys by experts and industry specialists. The study is a comprehensive document on key …

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Athol Daily News – Who Pays for Wastewater Treatment Plant Topic at Town of Royalston Annual Meeting

ROYALSTON – More than 60 registered voters turned out for Royalston’s annual general meeting, held on Saturday morning, June 26, under a large tent on The Common under cloudy skies and a blowing warm breeze. Selection committee chair Deb D’Amico encouraged attendees to complete a survey, made available at the registration table, which asked if voters would like to hold …

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China launches Baihetan hydropower project, largest since the Three Gorges

SHANGHAI, June 28 (Reuters) – The giant Baihetan hydropower plant on the upstream arm of the Yangtze River in China began producing electricity for the first time on Monday, state broadcaster CCTV reported. The first two 1 gigawatt (GW) turbines in the project will start operating after a three-day trial, CCTV said. The project will eventually include 16 such units, …

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VMC will impose user fees on garbage collection

Initially, households in six neighborhoods will pay 30 to 120 per month, up to 15,000 for hotels. The municipal company of Vijayawada (VMC) will soon start collecting “user fees” from households and commercial establishments for household garbage collection from July, in accordance with the provisions of the solid waste management rules 2016 published. by the central government. The civic organization …

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Hope gets state grant to expand COVID wastewater monitoring

HOLLAND – After a year of monitoring wastewater for signs of COVID-19 on campus, Hope College is receiving state funding to expand its monitoring operations. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services announced nearly $ 49 million to support 19 projects that will continue COVID-19 wastewater monitoring and implement COVID-19 variant strain testing. Hope College’s Global Water Research Institute …

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Delta Dental of Arizona invested $ 1.8 million in community programs in 2020

The Delta Dental Institute released its 2020 Community Impact Report, highlighting the investments Delta Dental companies and their foundations made in 2020 to advance oral health, respond to COVID-19, and fight inequalities. and health disparities.. Delta Dental of Arizona has impacted the lives of 346,818 people in Arizona by investing $ 1,787,734 in 54 community impact programs. Nationally, Delta Dental …

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Green hydrogen: New Zealand scientists are getting closer to a future climate-friendly fuel

Green hydrogen is used to power New Zealand’s first hydrogen fuel cell bus, unveiled by Auckland Transport in March. Image / Transport Auckland Scientists are set to make green hydrogen a star in New Zealand’s clean energy future, as the government injects millions more into a major research effort. Green hydrogen has become a growing goal of New Zealand’s “just …

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These 3 actions benefit from red megatrends

The heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) industry has several exciting long-term trends behind it. Thus, the main players like Carrier (NYSE: CARR), Trane Technologies (NYSE: TT), and Johnson Controls (NYSE: JCI)will benefit. It may not seem like the sexiest industry to invest in, but who cares? Sometimes it’s the growth industries under the radar that generate the best returns. …

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Few areas with high readings in the wastewater study | New

Overall concentration has declined over the past week. “The concentration of coronavirus has become very high in the area of ​​the Viimsi-Muuga wastewater treatment plant, as well as in Ahtme. The amounts of virus in the samples from the Jõhvi and Rapla sewage treatment plants are slightly lower, but still considerable. the average situation in Estonia has remained stable at …

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Meet the woman from Healdsburg preaching the drought gospel

The plants in Brigette Mansell’s front yard in Healdsburg have managed to stay green so far this summer, but she doesn’t dare use tap water to keep them alive. Instead, his Japanese maple and vegetable patch are watered from a 550-gallon tank bordering his property filled with treated sewage delivered by a city truck, a new service provided by Healdsburg …

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Knoxville community group calls for affordable public services – Appalachian Voices

“As good neighbors, we can no longer ignore data that reveals the growing gap in utility cuts affecting black households,” said Rev. Calvin Skinner of Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Knoxville, Tenn., At a press conference announcing the Knoxville Clean Water and Energy for All campaign. Image courtesy of KWEA A community coalition in Knoxville, Tennessee launched a campaign on …

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