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Engineers at Oregon State University have made a breakthrough in the performance of microbial fuel cells that can produce electricity directly from wastewater, opening the door to a future in which waste treatment plants not only will power themselves, but will sell excess electricity.
An alliance of environmental groups is urging the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to push forward with new coal ash standards that it had proposed after a massive and expensive 2008 oil spill at the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) Kingston Fossil Plant.
Bacteria could be exploited to recapture dwindling phosphate reserves from wastewater according to research presented at the Society for General Microbiology's Spring Conference in Dublin this week.
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Calcinor GROUP, Neiker-Tecnalia and Gaiker-IK4, develop a system for reuse, with health guarantees, sludge from wastewater.