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The data behind flushing – what wastewater tells us about the Twin Cities

but each push of the handle kicks off a days-long process to treat our waste. And all that waste produces mountains of data, which tell an interesting story about life in the Twin Cities. The majority ... read more

A push to make fracking waste water usable in agriculture — and even for drinking

But New Mexico thinks it can mitigate that problem by pushing oil companies to treat and recycle fracking waste water for use in agriculture ... “Oil and gas in New Mexico provide over a third of our ... read more

St. Petersburg has spilled 2 million gallons of wastewater in the last three months

"It broke all of our hearts, really." Three other spills were also caused by contractors. On Oct. 14, about 21,000 gallons of wastewater poured from a pipe at the southwest plant on Oct. 14 after an ... read more

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Drowning in the waste of Israeli settlers

"We are very worried about what long-term effects this pollution will have on our future." The issue of waste management has been ongoing for decades in the occupied West Bank. Last year, some 83 ... read more


‘Taking the Waste Out of Wastewater’

During, say, periods of drought, we might fitfully curtail our consumption habits, but when it comes to long-term management strategies requiring long-term sacrifices, we balk. Isn’t clean and ... read more

From sewer to scenic: $120 million in waste treatment plant upgrades have made the James, Chesapeake Bay healthier

Our river is a sewer,” the writers opined, according to a reading by James Golden, director of operations at the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality, Friday at the city’s wastewater treatment ... read more

St. Lucie combines solid waste, water, wastewater departments

ST. LUCIE COUNTY — The county’s solid waste, water and wastewater departments merged last month into a new department called Public Utilities. Ron Roberts, former director of Solid Waste, has been ... read more

Gazette opinion: The city takes the right approach to the water question

Because of that, we'd like to offer our own questions and comments as the city begins to ... We'd point out there's a difference between using water and wasting it. If waste is the case, is this a ... read more

From waste to energy: Danish plant flexes the power of wastewater

which - combined with the surplus electricity - equals 99 percent of total energy needed for wastewater treatment and water supply. "Taking that into consideration has made it possible to reduce our ... read more

Our dog audited our plastic waste - and the results were not pretty | OPINION

(Photo: Courtesy Logo) Our dog performed a waste audit for our family. The other day, I came home to find he had knocked our trash can over, spewing last week’s trash across the kitchen floor. While I ... read more

DOING THE WRITE THING: Up to our ears in alligators

Listen closely and you will hear the sound of wealthy Casella Waste shareholders laughing at us. Why? Because the Ontario County Board of Supervisors (incapable of conducting a simple Google search to ... read more

The Top 33 Companies For The Environment By Industry

This year’s Earth Day tackles how we can keep these words in mind, and protect the rich biodiversity of our planet while contemplating the ... Drug Retailers Cardinal Health has invested in waste ... read more



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