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Soybeans Affected By Man-Made Materials In Soil
2012-08-21 12:42:09

Study says manufactured nanomaterials may be harmful to agricultural production Researchers contend that manufactured nanomaterials--now popular in consumer products such as shampoos, gels, hair dyes and sunscreens--may be detrimental to the quality and yield of food crops, as reported in a paper in the online edition of Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Manufactured nanomaterials are man-made materials produced by manipulating matter on an atomic and molecular scale....

Effects Of Manufactured Nanoparticles On Soybean Crops Examined By Scientists
2012-08-20 15:38:54

Sunscreens, lotions, and cosmetics contain tiny metal nanoparticles that wash down the drain at the end of the day, or are discharged after manufacturing. Those nanoparticles eventually end up in agricultural soil, which is a cause for concern, according to a group of environmental scientists that recently carried out the first major study of soybeans grown in soil contaminated by two manufactured nanomaterials (MNMs). The team was led by scientists at UC Santa Barbara's Bren School of...

2012-01-21 08:00:00

Mike Greenberg joins Baswood as Director, Industrial Solutions San Bernadino, CA (PRWEB) January 21, 2012 Baswood Corporation, a provider of advanced industrial wastewater treatment systems, is pleased to welcome Mike Greenberg as Director, Industrial Solutions. Mike joined the firm in December 2011 to lead sales and marketing efforts for industrial markets, with a focus on the food & beverage industry. Mike brings over 12 years of experience assisting food processing companies with...

2011-10-21 15:00:00

TOLEDO, Ohio, Oct. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- N-Viro International Corporation (NVIC) announces after 22 years of providing the City of Toledo with a Class A biosolids program, Toledo City Council with an 8 to 3 vote chose a Class B blending and disposal option this week. The decision provides for approximately 50,000 wet tons of Class B biosolids to be dumped and blended on a 70 acre site located within a Confined Disposal Facility (CDF) within the Maumee Bay at the westernmost point of...

2011-10-19 10:00:00

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Oct. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Water Environment Research Foundation (WERF) recognized the City of Los Angeles with its Award for Excellence in Innovation on Tuesday afternoon for the Bureau of Sanitation's Terminal Island Renewable Energy (TIRE) project. TIRE has offered numerous environmental solutions and a successful diversified biosolids management program while potentially saving millions of dollars annually since the facility began operating in 2008....

2011-10-19 09:00:00

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Oct. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Water Environment Research Foundation (WERF) recognized DC Water with its Award for Excellence in Innovation Tuesday afternoon for its Biosolids Program, which will cut greenhouse gas emissions dramatically, produce more energy, and create higher quality biosolids - all combining to save millions of dollars annually when the facility begins operating in 2014. This new WERF award recognizes organizations that have made...

2011-10-11 07:00:00

With time, wastewater treatment plant (WWTP) parts wear out, regulatory requirements tighten, and operational costs rise. Water professionals seeking solutions to these and other issues will converge at WEFTEC.11, held at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles, California, USA from October 15 through 19. Solutions to some of the industryâs toughest wastewater treatment challenges will be displayed at the Siemens booth. In addition to helping get new plants up and...

2011-10-01 07:00:00

After extensive testing and research, Schwing Bioset is proud to announce that the USEPA has given nationwide approval to the Bioset Process to reduce its operating temperatures from 70°C (158°F) to 55°C (131°F) as a Process to Further Reduce Pathogens (PFRP). Operating at 55°C (131°F) results in a greater than 20% reduction in operating costs for owners of the Bioset process. Somerset, WI (PRWEB) October 01, 2011 After extensive testing and research, Schwing Bioset...

2011-09-29 05:00:00

TOLEDO, Ohio, Sept. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- N-Viro International Corporation (OTCQB: NVIC) responds to yesterday's Toledo Blade article headline link here, Toledo officials argue over how to handle sewage sludge. N-Viro International Corporation is a Toledo based company that has been handling biosolids for the City of Toledo for over 20 years. The N-Viro process safety treats and converts biosolids into a U.S. EPA designated "Class A" product. Land application of biosolids, especially...

2011-09-22 13:37:00

SANFORD, Fla., Sept. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MaxWest Environmental Systems, Inc., the industry leader in biogasification systems for the wastewater treatment industry, was recognized on stage yesterday at the Clinton Global Initiative's (CGI) Seventh Annual Meeting in New York City for its Commitment to Action, "Landfill Reduction through Biosolids Processing." MaxWest's commitment was selected as an exemplary approach to addressing challenges in environment and energy. The company is...