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Calico Energy Services Announces Partnership With EPA's ENERGY STAR Program

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Calico Energy Services, the market leader in smart grid data management solutions and services for utilities and power providers, recently announced a fundamental commitment to protect the environment by becoming an ENERGY STAR partner. Calico, through its voluntary partnership with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's ENERGY STAR Program, will work with utilities and building managers to improve the energy efficiency of large commercial properties

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U.S. EPA To Establish Nation's Largest Coastal No-Sewage Zone

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U.S. EPA's Pacific Southwest Regional Administrator Jared Blumenfeld will recently announce details of the Agency's proposal to ban all sewage discharges from large cruise ships and most other large ocean-going ships to the marine waters along California's entire coastline.

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Pennsylvania DEP Secretary: Regulations That Protect Aquatic Life And Drinking Water From Natural Gas Wastewater Are Now In Effect And Enforceable

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New wastewater treatment standards for total dissolved solids, which will apply to gas well drilling wastewater, and that protect aquatic life and drinking water supplies are now in effect and enforceable, Environmental Protection Secretary John Hanger announced recently.

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U.S. Announces $26M Bankruptcy Settlement With Chemical Manufacturer

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the U.S. Justice Department, and the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York recently announced that Chemtura Corporation has agreed to resolve its liabilities at contaminated sites across the U.S. for approximately $26M.

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Associations Release Core Attributes Of Effectively Managed Wastewater Collection Systems

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Four associations representing the Nation's wastewater treatment, public works, and civil engineering sectors have released the Core Attributes of Effectively Managed Wastewater Collection Systems, a new document that promotes good engineering practices essential to managing and operating separate sanitary collection systems.

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CEAP Study Examines Nitrogen, Copper Levels In Bay Watershed

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A comprehensive study of pollutants in a major Chesapeake Bay tributary revealed troublesome levels of nitrogen and copper that could flow into the Bay, according to U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists and their cooperators. By Don Comis

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New Customer blog for leading aluminium manufacturer - Gooding Aluminium

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Gooding Aluminium the national and international supplier of a wide range of high quality aluminium sheets, aluminium profiles and 'made to order' aluminium products have launched a new blog to connect with their growing customer base of Architects, Specifiers and Interior Designers. Posted via Industry Today. Are you into it? Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

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Peace Corps Partners With Department of State To Tackle Energy, Climate Issues At Grassroots Level

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In support of the Energy and Climate Partnership of the Americas (ECPA), the Department of State will provide $1 million to fund Peace Corps volunteer efforts that increase rural access to energy, mitigate the effects of climate change, and support the use of renewable energy and energy efficient technologies in Central and South American communities.

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High-Speed Filter Uses Electrified Nanostructures To Purify Water At Low Cost

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Stanford researchers have developed a water-purifying filter that makes the process more than 80,000 times faster than existing filters.

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Recovery Act Projects Help Protect Red And White Clay Creeks

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With 62 mushroom growers, Chester County still tops the nation when it comes to mushroom production. In the 2009-2010 growing season, the county produced 351 million pounds of mushrooms, accounting for almost half of the total U.S. crop.

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Thompson Pump Emergency Response Team Fights Gulf Oil Spill

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Within a few days of the incident on the Deepwater Horizon, Thompson Pump Company mobilized their Emergency Response Team (ERT) to provide pumping equipment, supplies, manpower and a wealth of tactical knowledge to areas devastated by the Gulf of Mexico oil spill.

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