Jack Robbins is the Superintendent of Water Pollution Control for the Board of Public Works for the town of Beatrice, NE, a community of 13,000 located along the Big Blue River in the southeastern corner of the state, about 100 miles south of Omaha.
H. JOSEF HEBERT Associated Press Writer - October 26, 2009 WASHINGTON (AP) - A Senate plan to tackle global warming would add about $100 a year to the energy costs for a typical household, according to an analysis by the Environmental Protection Agency.
CHRISTINE ARMARIO Associated Press Writer - October 26, 2009 ARCADIA, Fla. (AP) -
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) - Federal investigators entered a smoldering fuel depot for the first time Sunday to investigate what may have caused an explosion that forced hundreds to evacuate and spewed thick, toxic smoke across the region.
Microanalytics™ has developed a field gas collection method to identify the source of industrial odors and help guide strategies for neutralizing them.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - State highway engineers have reopened a westbound bridge on Interstate 465 that had been closed because of propane tanker explosion on an Indianapolis expressway. The eastbound I-465 bridge that was directly over the scene of the crash Thursday remains closed.
Parker Hannifin Corporation has introduced a new line of Balston® Membrane Air Dryers for applications requiring -40°F dew points and flow rates up to 40 SCFM.
Mike Melia THE ASSOCIATED PRESS - October 23, 2009 SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - An explosion at a fuel storage facility sent earthquake-force shock waves across Puerto Rico's capital on Friday and created a tower of inky black smoke that forced airliners to alter flight paths.
Fluke Corporation recently introduced the 421D Laser Distance Meter distance measurement device, capable of measuring distances of up to 330 ft.
Emerson Process Management has extended the predictive intelligence capabilities of PlantWeb® digital architecture with the release of its Smart Wireless THUM™ Adapter.
DETROIT (AP) - A trade group representing 70 percent of U.S. electric utilities has pledged to work aggressively to put charging stations and other infrastructure in place to support electric vehicles that soon will be in dealer showrooms. Anthony Earley Jr.
Jim Lane Biofuels Digest - October 23, 2009 Controversy over land use change
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Officials say a cotton glove found in a meat grinder at a Des Moines meatpacking plant stopped production and led to an inspection of about 40,000 pounds of meat. Police have no motive for last Thursday's incident at Swan Packing Inc.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Ever wondered how that "Smart Choices" sticker wound up on the front of boxes of Froot Loops or Cocoa Puffs? Well, federal health officials are having similar thoughts, and they're warning food manufacturers.