Waste to Energy World News

News
May 12, 2014
The oceans are so vast and deep that until fairly recently, it was widely assumed that no matter how much trash and chemicals humans dumped into them, the effects would be negligible.
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Smaller cities, experiencing a more rapid shift to personal vehicles in the absence of adequate investment in a strong public transport system, are struggling with severe air pollution, the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) research has observed.
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From plastic bags to pesticides – most of the waste we produce on land eventually reaches the oceans, either through deliberate dumping or from run-off through drains and rivers.
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News Waste to Energy
July 12, 2014
The Chief Executive Officer of Cahill Energy, Clare Cowan has dismissed suggestions that the Government of Barbados is funding the development of a waste to energy plant on the island.
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On July 13, Metro Vancouver issued an air quality advisory after ground-level ozone readings exceeded targets in the eastern parts of the region. The advisory was lifted two days later, but this short-term smog event underscores the importance of Metro Vancouver’s efforts to reduce air pollution.
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The recent ruling by Fair Trade Commission in response to a motion by the Barbados Light & Power Company to switch to a “by all/ sell all” billing arrangement for all new customers having systems above 2kW is not meant to discourage renewable energy users.
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