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2014-09-29 16:22:30

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- California Governor Jerry Brown is expected to sign legislation enacting the nation's first statewide ban of single-use plastic shopping bags prior to the September 30 deadline. Senate Bill 270 by State Senators Alex Padilla (D-Pacoima), Senator Kevin de Leon (D-Los Angeles) and Senator Ricardo Lara (D-Huntington Park/Long Beach), became the first plastic bag ban approved by a state legislature in the nation. If the bill is signed...

2014-09-26 16:21:35

Newest LGTE Projects Combine to Generate Enough Energy to Power 5,100 Homes in Bay Area Community MANTECA, Calif., Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) announced today its latest Landfill Gas-To-Energy (LGTE) projects involving its Forward and Vasco Road Landfills, both located in the Bay Area. The combined projects will generate 8.6 megawatts of energy for the local electric grid, or enough energy to power more than 5,100 area homes annually....

2014-09-25 23:11:14

EPA Superfund (EPA ID: CA2570024453) Site LF-14 George Air Force Base in Victorville, CA utilizes 4 acres of HydroTurf™ as its landfill closure method Alpharetta, GA (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 WatershedGeo recently closed EPA Superfund Site LF-14 at George Air Force Base with HydroTurf™ as its landfill closure medium. This site received all the Air Force base’s wastes (lube oil, paint, lacquer, naphthalene, PD-680, TCE, cleaning fluids, batteries, fire-fighting foam, hydraulic...

2014-09-25 23:00:50

ReportsnReports.com adds “2014 Market Research Report on Global and China Scrap steel Industry” report to its research database. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) September 26, 2014 "2014 Market Research Report on Global and China Scrap steel Industry” is a professional and in-depth research report on China Scrap steel industry. The report provides basic Scrap steel information, including Scrap steel definition, classification, application, and industry chain structure as well as industry...

2014-09-25 08:21:39

'THE WARM AND THE CLEAN CITY' - GOVERNMENTAL, ACADEMIC AND CORPORATE COLLABORATION GOTEBORG, Sweden and SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Heliospectra AB, a world leader in intelligent lighting technology for plant research and greenhouse cultivation, has been named a member of "The Warm and the Clean City," an advanced collaborative Swedish project in wastewater treatment and energy recovery using algae. The project - valued at 10 million Swedish krona (SEK) or $1.4...

2014-09-23 23:09:09

Bio Logic Aqua Research Founder Sharon Kleyne Interviews Total Water Management Advocate Neil Grigg, PhD on September 15, 2014 radio show. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 Humans do not do nearly as good a job of cleaning up their waste water as they could says leading waste water management expert Neil Grigg, PhD. In a recent radio interview, Grigg advocated a program in which 100% of all water used by humans would be returned to the natural environment as pure as when it was...

2014-09-23 12:24:38

-Supply pressures buoy prices for aluminum, lead, and zinc- LOS ANGELES, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Analysts with GA Advisory and Valuation Services, LLC, a division of Great American Group, Inc. (OTCBB: GAMR), report that pricing has increased for a number of non-ferrous metals in recent months amid tight physical supplies, despite lackluster demand in certain segments. In particular, pricing for aluminum, zinc, and lead climbed higher than expected. "Stockpiles are dwindling...

2014-09-22 08:22:41

WALNUT, Calif., September 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE Inc. (OTC: VSPC) today reported that CEO, Dr. Carl Kukkonen, met with potential Giant King Grass customers in Hawaii. Dr. Kukkonen also attended the Asia Pacific Clean Energy Summit held in Honolulu September 15-17, where he gave an invited presentation at a special conference track on Agricultural Innovation. On March 17, 2014, VIASPACE announced that Giant King Grass was released from the mandatory one-year quarantine on...

2014-09-21 08:20:28

ReportsnReports.com adds "Global Biopower Market - Capacity, Generation, Market Size, Major Feedstock, Regulations, and Key Country Analysis to 2025" to its store. The report provides a clear overview of and detailed insight into the global biopower market. DALLAS, Sept. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Global cumulative biopower installed capacity increased significantly from 49 Gigawatts (GW) in 2006 to 87.6 GW in 2013. A major portion of this increased capacity employed several biomass...

2014-09-20 23:00:26

A large proportion of waste generated by households and businesses continues to be treated and disposed of in landfill. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated its report on Waste Treatment and Disposal Services industry in Australia. Melbourne, Australia (PRWEB) September 21, 2014 Increases in household, construction and commercial waste levels are contributing to greater waste treatment volumes. However, government regulations and higher landfill disposal costs...


Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.