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2010-05-27 13:59:00

Michigan utility pressed to reduce risk to investors in wake of Tennessee disaster JACKSON, Mich., May 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A proposal asking CMS Energy to report on its efforts to reduce the risk of managing coal ash won unexpectedly strong support from shareholders, earning 43 percent of votes cast - the latest indication of investors' concern in the wake of the Tennessee Valley Authority disaster that spilled a billion gallons of toxic sludge.

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2010-05-20 11:17:52

Existing technology can produce biodiesel fuel from municipal sewage sludge that is within a few cents a gallon of being competitive with conventional diesel refined from petroleum.

2010-05-17 17:27:00

Michigan utility pressed to reduce risk to investors in wake of Tennessee disaster JACKSON, Mich., May 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CMS Energy, whose coal ash landfill at the Karn-Weadock plant has contaminated groundwater and is leaking heavy metals into Saginaw Bay, faces a shareholder proposal this week asking the company to come clean on its efforts to reduce the environmental and health hazards of coal ash.

2010-05-10 05:00:00

NEW ORLEANS, May 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ACT Clean Technologies, Inc.

2010-03-07 23:01:00

BOSTON, March 8 /PRNewswire/ -- PMC BioTec, a global leader in biological waste to energy technologies, announced it was selected as a 2010 GoingGreen Top 50 Winner by AlwaysOn.

2010-02-25 08:00:00

DALIAN, China, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- China Industrial Waste Management, Inc.

2010-02-11 08:41:00

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- InfoSpi Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: ISPI) announced today that InfoSpi and IBS plans to open a 50 ton a month demonstration plant that will allow sludge and sewer conversion into bio-crude (bio-oil) via a sub and/or supercritical process.

2010-01-26 14:15:00

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., Jan 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- InfoSpi Inc.

2010-01-04 08:00:00

DALIAN, China, Jan. 4 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- China Industrial Waste Management, Inc.

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2009-12-16 12:55:00

In an advance that could help ease health and environmental concerns about the emerging nanotechnology industry, scientists are reporting development of technology for changing the behavior of nanoparticles in municipal sewage treatment plants — their main gateway into the environment.


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mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.