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Seeds and oils from the plant that produces the loofah sponge could help purify wastewater and prevent the spread of waterborne diseases in the developing world, according to a scientist speaking today at the 17th Annual Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference in Bethesda, Md. The low-cost, biodegradable seeds and substances made ... keep reading
BP is fighting to rein in settlement awards related to the 2010 Deepwater Horizon Disaster, which killed 11 workers and caused the worst offshore oil spill in US history. The UK oil company has for months been seeking ways to restrain settlement claims, arguing its financial recovery is in peril ... keep reading
How much will BP pay to compensate for damage from the Deepwater Horizon oil-rig disaster? One article in a three-part cover package on the disaster in this week’s edition of Chemical & Engineering News (C&EN) focuses on what promises to be a long, complicated federal trial — now getting underway ... keep reading
Sea levels are rising and the world’s vast coastal settlements face many damaging changes. One of the most difficult and expensive challenges is the risk to the safe and effective operation of our sewerage systems. We give our sewerage system little thought, but life in modern cities would be ... keep reading
Anheuser-Busch InBev and other German brewers want Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government to block any laws that would allow hydraulic fracturing, which, they say could contaminate water used to make beer and hurt the country’s brewing industry. The Association of German Breweries, which represents Anheuser-Busch InBev, Bitburger Braugruppe and ... keep reading
Scottish Ministers have approved the installation of the world's largest wave farm off the north-west coast of Lewis in Scotland.Once completed, the 40MW wave farm will have the capacity to power nearly 30,000 homes. Wave energy firm Aquamarine will be able to begin installing oyster wave energy ... keep reading
With warm summer days at the beach on the minds of millions of winter-weary people, scientists are reporting that use of a new water quality test this year could prevent unnecessary beach closures while better protecting the health of swimmers. A study analyzing the accuracy of the test appears in ... keep reading
A FREE day of entertainment, education & adventure celebrating the potential of our waterfront! On Saturday, July 20th thousands from throughout the metropolitan region will make their way to the waterfront for the 6th annual City of Water Day Festival, presented by Metropolitan Waterfront Alliance. A FREE day of entertainment, education ... keep reading
The sad truth is every person in the world has to face some form of pollution on a daily basis. We are living in a world where convenience is considered quintessential to a person’s survival; the use of industrial machinery, transport and people’s ambition to own the most ... keep reading
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