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May 27, 2016 — The first comprehensive study of the content of rare earth elements in coal ashes from the United States shows that coal originating from the Appalachian Mountains has the highest concentrations of ... read more

May 25, 2016 — Researchers have developed a modern, intelligent and sustainable water energy transition concept for urban areas. It will be implemented during the next three years in the city of Lünen, ... read more

Temporary Oilfield Workers Are Major Factor in Increased Water Use in North Dakota Bakken Region

May 20, 2016 — Increased water use in the rapidly growing oil industry in North Dakota's Bakken oil shale region, or play, is surprisingly due not only to oil well development but also to people, according to ... read more

May 19, 2016 — Researchers have determined the potential use of the residual biomass of bananas for different purposes such as ... read more

May 9, 2016 — New research indicates that nitrogen cycle disturbance from emissions of agriculture-related ammonia now exceeds the effects of fossil fuel combustion ... read more

May 9, 2016 — Microbiologists have cracked the genetic code of how bacteria broke down oil to help clean up the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, revealing that some bacteria have far greater potential for consuming ... read more

May 5, 2016 — The contents of historic coastal landfill sites could pose a significant environmental threat if they erode, according to a new study. There are 1264 historic coastal landfill sites in England and ... read more

May 2, 2016 — Scientists have examined the state of the surface of apparently fixed powder beds in which air weak enough not to move the powder is injected, and observed anomalous sinking phenomena, a world ... read more

Innovative Clothing Companies More Capable in Implementing Sustainability Throughout Their Supply Networks

May 2, 2016 — Companies with a great capacity for innovation turn out to be more dedicated to improving social sustainability aspects. Researchers have investigated the sustainability strategies of clothing ... read more

Apr. 28, 2016 — The risks of commercial marine shipping accidents across Canada's regions have been outlined in a new report, including information for different cargo types. The report highlights gaps in ... read more

Apr. 28, 2016 — Over 300 million people worldwide use groundwater contaminated with arsenic or fluoride as a source of drinking water. Now a research team has developed a method whereby the risk of contamination in ... read more

Engineers Produce Biodiesel from Microalgae in Three Hours

Apr. 27, 2016 — By using native cells from the Lake of Texcoco, researchers reduce biofuel production ... read more

Apr. 27, 2016 — The pavement sealcoat products used widely around the nation on thousands of asphalt driveways and parking lots are significantly more toxic and mutagenic than previously suspected, according to a ... read more

Apr. 27, 2016 — Accidental wastewater spills from unconventional oil production in North Dakota have caused widespread water and soil contamination, a new study finds. Researchers found high levels of contaminants ... read more

Apr. 26, 2016 — The modern challenge of nuclear waste storage and disposal has researchers looking back at ancient materials from around the ... read more

Groundwater Quality Changes Alongside Expansion of Hydraulic Fracturing

Apr. 26, 2016 — New research demonstrates that groundwater quality changes alongside the expansion of horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing but also suggests that some potentially hazardous effects may ... read more

Radioactive Waste Disposal Could Be Safer and Cheaper

Apr. 26, 2016 — Scientists have developed a technology to reprocess irradiated reactor graphite by evaporation. This technology allows making radioactive waste disposal safer and economically ... read more

Monitoring Toxic Chemicals in Coastal Waters to Protect Wildlife

Apr. 26, 2016 — More investment is needed to develop better analytical tests to measure, and therefore help control, the amount of toxic chemicals called organotins that enter the environment, according to a new ... read more

Apr. 25, 2016 — While environmental issues are often cited as a major factor in cities and towns in pursuing sustainability, a new study shows that economic concerns can be just as important to local governments in ... read more

Apr. 25, 2016 — A thermoelectric (TE) device using cutting edge thermoelectric conversion technology has been created by a team of researchers. Thermoelectric conversion technology that converts energy abandoned as ... read more

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