Latest News for: Chemical waste


Count Energy Trading and Corsair Join Forces in An Innovative Collaboration

The Eagle-Tribune 27 Sep 2023
Corsair, an ISCC-certified pioneer in the chemical recycling of plastic waste, transforms daily household plastic waste, such as plastic bags, wrapping materials, and packaging products into Advanced Bio-oil ... Corsair Group is an international, ISCC-certified plastic waste chemical ...

Study shows we can create value from food waste by turning it into a highly ...

Phys Dot Org 27 Sep 2023
Food waste is a global problem with approximately 1.3 billion tons of food wasted each year throughout the food lifecycle—from the farm to food manufacturers and households ... Mixing waste with bacteria ... Some types of nanocellulose production also use a chemical process that produces unwanted waste byproducts.

Genetically engineered, plastic-eating bacteria can give waste a new life

Phys Dot Org 27 Sep 2023
A group of synthetic bacteria that can efficiently turn plastic waste into useful chemicals is presented in Nature Communications. These bacteria could help to tackle the growing problem of plastic pollution and produce valuable chemicals and products—used in adhesives, insulators, and to make nylon, for example.

Cleanse, Flush, Sweat, Mobilize, Chelate, Detox—and Heal

The Epoch Times 27 Sep 2023
... a happy, mindful kinetic lifestyle are lobby-level, yet illness can begin in the best of us when toxic chemical intake and auto-generated wastes overwhelm the capacity for elimination.

Revealed: UK's Biggest Japanese Knotweed Hotspots

Huffington Post 27 Sep 2023
To treat the issue properly, you need to use chemical weed killers which are best administered by pros. And because Japanese knotweed is classed as ‘controlled waste’ under the Environmental Protection Act 1990, you can’t just bury or burn it after you’ve tackled the issue.

Pacific news in brief for September 27

RNZ 27 Sep 2023
It was transferred to the local government in 1950, but the military continued to dump waste there until the 1970s, the GovGuam complaint states. The military dumped hazardous chemicals there, including DDT and Agent Orange, according to GovGuam ... Layon landfill for its solid waste.

Structural biology—plastic degradation by using wax worm saliva

Phys Dot Org 27 Sep 2023
Plastic waste management is a pressing ecological, social, and economic challenge that has looked to diverse chemical-biology strategies to facilitate biodegradation ... These factors shed new light for broader applications of biological systems to manage plastic waste beyond the existing capacity of biodegradation by microorganisms.

Republicans designated their Biden impeachment committee staff as 'essential' during their shutdown

Democratic Underground 27 Sep 2023
CNN. ... ...meanwhile. ... Most civil litigation would be postponed ... 13 ... Inspections of hazardous waste sites, drinking water, and chemical facilities would be halted ... They would disrupt the country's economy, wasting billions of dollars in the process, to make this contradictory political faint about their fiscal responsibility ... .

What happens if America’s government shuts down this weekend?

Economist 27 Sep 2023
ON SEPTEMBER 26TH American lawmakers returned to Washington, DC, with yet another government shutdown looming ... Post is delivered ... \nIn previous shutdowns, for example, the Environmental Protection Agency halted inspections of chemical facilities and drinking-water providers, as well as of sites that handle hazardous waste ... ■ .

What would a federal government shutdown feel like in Louisiana?

The Advocate 27 Sep 2023
13.Inspections of hazardous waste sites, drinking water and chemical facilities would mostly be suspended.Food-safety inspections would be delayed.The Small Business Administration would not be able to issue any new loans, though the low-interest loans to recover from natural ...

Explainer: Why do government shutdowns often happen in U.S.?

People Daily 27 Sep 2023
WASHINGTON, Sept ... Government shutdown could hurt America's top credit rating, as it would underscore the weakness of U.S ... WHAT IS IT? ... U.S ... The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency would halt most inspections of hazardous waste sites, drinking water, and chemical facilities, which could put drinking water safety at risk ... The U.S ... WHY DOES IT HAPPEN? ... .

US government faces shutdown on October 1: What does it mean, who gets affected?

Hindustan Times 27 Sep 2023
Workers deemed essential would remain on the job, but without pay ... US Government Shutdown ... MILITARY ... We're now on WhatsApp ... 13 ... Many remained open during a 2018-2019 shutdown, through restrooms and information desks were closed and waste disposal was halted ... Most inspections of hazardous waste sites and drinking water and chemical facilities would stop.

Still reliant on coal, Indiana moves slowly toward renewables

Cleburne Times-Review 27 Sep 2023
EVANSVILLE — For more than 30 years, Wendy Bredhold has lived near the A.B. Brown Generating Station, where two smokestacks tower over the Ohio River ... An ash pond filled with boiler slag, chemical wastes and other toxins sits a half mile from the river ... Photo provided by the Sierra Club ... Now, that campaign is paying off ... In Indiana, coal is still king.

With federal shutdown looming, what does it mean for Illinois, Chicago?

Chicago Sun-Times 27 Sep 2023
<img class="Image" alt="Transportation Security Administration employees at O’Hare and Midway airports would have to work without pay if Congress doesn’t avert a federal government shutdown by Sunday ... AP Photos ... Environmental Protection Agency inspections at hazardous waste sites, drinking water and chemical facilities would stop ... 1 deadline ... Oct ... 6.

Coatings made from a wood by-product can keep our glasses and windshields clear

Phys Dot Org 26 Sep 2023
Researchers have developed a way to turn a waste material from wood into a bio-based transparent film that can be used for anti-fogging or anti-reflective coatings on glasses or vehicle windows ... Lignin is an abundant waste product in paper and pulp production that is very difficult to process, so it's usually burned to produce heat.

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