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“These plants will begin moving WAPA away from complete dependency on fossil fuel for electric power generation and water production and it will be the first time in Virgin Islands history that fossil fuel has not been used to generate electricity and potable water. It is also the first time that the government has developed a viable solution to the landfill and solid waste issues in the Virgin Islands.” —Governor John P. deJongh, U.S. Virgin Islands The Challenge Behind the veil of white sand beaches and turquoise waters, the Virgin Islands have long struggled to develop effective energy and waste policies. The problem has ...
Speaking points by SEN at ninth APEC Energy Ministers' Meeting ...
     Following are the speaking points by the Secretary for the Environment, Mr Edward Yau, at the ninth Asia Pacific Economic Co-operation (APEC) Energy Ministers' Meeting held at Fukui, Japan, today (June 19):      Hong Kong attaches great importance to the subject of energy efficiency because we believe there could be a lot of scope for us to achieve much better as we move towards a low carbon economy and in this regard, we believe there are 4 areas that Hong Kong is pursuing which may contribute to the APEC movement in moving towards a much greener use of energy. ... market research, surveys and trends
Bleeding Heartland:: Events coming up this weekend and next week
The big event in central Iowa the last weekend in June is the Des Moines Arts Festival downtown, which runs Friday through Sunday. The festival is fantastic for art lovers, but I prefer the "other art show," which takes place Saturday and Sunday in the Varied Industries Building at the State Fairgrounds. That show is more like a craft fair and has lots of affordable art, jewelry, woodworking and clothing. I like buying blank note cards created by Iowa painters and photographers. Both art shows have craft activities for kids. Follow me after the jump for the rest of the calendar for the coming week. As always, post a ... market research, surveys and trends


Indiana to get $227M waste-to-energy plant | Cleantech Group
Facility would convert hazardous waste to fuels in 2010 as part of new joint venture between ForeverGreen Enterprises and International Power Group. Tinton Falls, N.J.-based ForeverGreen Enterprises announced plans today to build a $227 million hazardous-waste-to-energy facility in Indiana by late 2010. The plant is a result of a new joint venture between Celebration, Fla.-based International Power Group and ForeverGreen, a two-year-old startup that gasifies waste. The companies say they plan to collaborate on multiple waste-to-energy facilities across the globe.  The initial 60-acre plant in LaFontaine, Ind., plans to intake ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
EPA Report Links Recycling and Climate Change -
linking materials management, including recycling and waste management, and land management to a reduction in the country’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions . The September 2009 report, titled Opportunities to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions through Materials and Land Management Practices , finds 42 percent of GHG emissions are influenced by materials management policies, including the manufacturing, transporting and disposal of products. In addition, another 16 to 20 percent of GHG emissions are linked to land management policies, including construction and development. A 50 percent reduction in packaging use would yield ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
General Environmental Management Announces Intent to Focus All Efforts on ...
announced today that it has decided to focus all efforts on the Bio-Energy Solutions Group, Inc. (BESG) Brazilian waste-to-energy project. GEM will be responsible for managing BESG's waste-to-energy operations in Pernambuco, Brazil, including the collection and processing of municipal solid waste and subsequent conversion to alternative energy. The management agreement will have a term of 15 years. "When we announced this decision yesterday, we did so with the clear vision of taking the years of management expertise and execution in the waste management ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Some oil spill events on Thursday, June 24, 2010
A summary of events Thursday, June 24, Day 65 of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill that began with the April 20 explosion and fire on the drilling rig Deepwater Horizon, owned by Transocean Ltd. and leased by BP PLC, which is in charge of cleanup and containment. The blast killed 11 workers. Since then, oil has been pouring into the Gulf from a blown-out undersea well. ANOTHER SETBACK Earlier this month, BP boldly predicted the oil gushing from the bottom of the sea would be reduced to a "relative trickle" within days, and President Barack Obama told the nation last week that as much as 90 percent would soon be captured. ... market trends, news research and surveys resources


Waste to energy shows potential
Oct 19, 2007 ... Waste Management expands its waste-to-energy operations. Welcome! Login. Global. Services. Solutions. Cleantech Forum events ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
OSHA Alliance Program > Energy Recovery Council (ERC)
Through the OSHA and ERC Alliance, the organizations will work together to provide the association's members and others, including small businesses, with information, guidance, and access to training resources that will help them protect employees' health and safety associated with the management of municipal solid waste, especially related to hauler safety. In particular, OSHA and ERC will promote the annual Hauler Safety Campaign: "Safety � Do It for Life." Further, OSHA and ERC will work together to reduce and prevent exposure to electrical hazards in waste to energy facilities. The Alliance's goals include: technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Welcome to WTERT :: Waste-to-Energy Research and Technology Council
Two of the highlights will be a WTE plant visit on October 6, sponsored by SWPD/ASME and the annual gala dinner on October 7. As in past years, the program will include presentations on cutting edge WTE research and technology in the U.S. and abroad. Waste and Biomass Valorization Topical at AIChE 2011 AIChE Spring Meeting will be held on March 13-17, 2011 in the Hyatt Regency Chicago, Chicago, IL. Please submit your proposal by visiting here . Our recent WTERT Newsletter (February 2010) along with our Call for Nominations to the WTERT/SUR 2010 Awards can now be found online. If you did not receive a newsletter and wish to, ...
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Health effects of waste to energy? - Yahoo! Answers
What are the adverse health effects of gasification (waste to energy plants) from landfills? I'm doing a little research and wanted some help. There's a waste-to-energy company about to open up in Northern Canada here's an article about it, just wanted to know what are some adverse health effects about plants such as these. Thanks a lot :D 4 days ago - 49 minutes left to answer. Member since: October 24, 2009 Total points: 4401 (Level 4) I don't know but here is a ...
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