The goal is to reclaim and recycle critical materials such as cobalt and lithium from lithium-based batteries cost effectively.
“It is encouraging that the rate of mortality slowed in 2018. However, 18 million trees are an indication that the forests of California are still under significant stress,” said Thom Porter, CAL FIRE’s director and California’s state forester. “The stress of drought, insects, disease, and prolific wildfire will continue to challenge the resilience of the state’s forests.”
TVA’s board of directors on Feb. 14 approved the retirement of Paradise Unit 3 in Drakesboro, Ky., and the Bull Run facility in Clinton, Tenn., older coal generating units that TVA describes as “not designed to efficiently respond to today’s continually fluctuating power needs of customers.”
Each of the nine teams selected for the first-of-its-kind pilot program will receive a $5,000 business development grant, mentoring from the Colorado NextCycle technical advisory committee, and technical support from RRS, the recycling and sustainability consulting firm assisting with the Colorado NextCycle program.
In his first State of the State address, Gov. Gavin Newsom climate change is putting pressure on all of California’s utilities, public and private, and that two recently had their credit ratings downgraded.
Solaris Water Midstream, LLC will manage all produced water transportation, disposal, fresh water, and recycled water needs within a 369,000-acre region in Lea County, N.M.
Elcon Recycling Services, LLC wants to construct and operate a hazardous waste treatment and storage facility to treat and store liquid waste at the Keystone Industrial Port Complex in Falls Township, Bucks County.
The new store will feature a 180,000-square-foot solar array and three EV charging stations.
Proposed annual fees for FY2019 have increased for operating reactors, some materials users, and Department of Energy transportation activities.
NLM is continuing to develop features in PubMed Labs, with new tools and functionality added on a regular basis. Recent releases added several ways to save and share citations, as well as enhancements to the search results and abstract pages.
from Environmental Remediation https://www.nlm.nih.gov/pubs/techbull/jf19/jf19_pubmed_labs_new.html