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Sewage Miners Cleaning Up in Israel

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An Israeli company that specialises in mining sewage for recyclable materials, wants to take its technology overseas. Applied CleanTech says its technology recycles everything that's useful from sewage, while simultaneously reducing the amount of sludge left behind.

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Reuters (Nov. 6, 2013) — A team of university graduates in Chile has developed a potentially life-saving jacket to be worn by miners deep underground. Inspired by the rescue of more than 30 Chilean miners in 2010, the jacket is equipped with technology that transmits a miner's vital signs in real time and sends out warnings when conditions become dangerous. Tara Cleary reports.
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Metro Vancouver Allegedly Dumped Sewage Into Burrard Inlet

Metro Vancouver Allegedly Dumped Sewage Into Burrard Inlet

CBC (Aug. 8, 2013) — Lawyers for the Greater Vancouver Sewerage and Drainage District made their first appearance in provincial court yesterday, after the federal government formally charged Metro Vancouver with releasing raw sewage into Burrard Inlet.
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Trash, Sewage at Future Olympic Sites

Trash, Sewage at Future Olympic Sites

AP (Nov. 20, 2013) — Rio de Janeiro's endless beaches and lush tropical forest will be a photographer's dream during the 2016 Olympics. But zoom in on future Olympic sites such as the once-pristine Guanabara Bay and the picture is of household trash and raw sewage. (Nov. 20)
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Energy Entrepreneurs: Rethinking Raw Sewage

Energy Entrepreneurs: Rethinking Raw Sewage

GlobalPost (Oct. 7, 2011) — In Brazil, Jorge Gaiofatto has designed a system that recycles raw sewage into usable energy.
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