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Archive for November, 2011

Freshwater Use by U.S. Power Plants

Electricity’s Thirst for a Precious Resource A Report of the Energy and Water in a Warming World Initiative Power plants are thirsty. Take the average amount of water flowing over Niagara Falls in a minute. Now triple it. Tha.. Read More

Featured, waterdesalinationplants.com | 11.29.11 | No Comments

EPA Plans Clean Water Act changes thanks to Fracking

EPA Plans Clean Water Act changes thanks to Fracking

There is a plan by the Environmental Protection Agency for new regulations on wastewater generated from hydraulic fracturing. The EPA has taken steps recently to boost federal regulation of the technique, also known as fracking, announcing it will de.. Read More

Oil and Gas | 11.21.11 | No Comments

Nanotechnology for Use to Clean Polluted Water

Nanotechnology for Use to Clean Polluted Water

With Nanotechnology being discussed in relation to water purification, changing the face of the natural gas industry, and now combating industrially polluted water, this may well be the next 'big' thing to watch. [caption id="attachment_305" ali.. Read More

Solutions | 11.18.11 | No Comments

EPA to Develop Natural Gas Wastewater Standards

EPA to Develop Natural Gas Wastewater Standards

EPA Announces Schedule to Develop Natural Gas Wastewater Standards. Announcement is part of administration’s priority to ensure natural gas development continues safely and responsibly Release date: 10/20/2011 Contact Information: Enesta J.. Read More

Oil and Gas | 11.17.11 | No Comments

What is in Frac Fluid?

What is in Frac Fluid?

With so much controversy raging over Frac fluid and drilling, not to mention the inordinate amount of precious fresh water being wasted, here's an interesting article on just what is in Frac fluid. Mark Green is the author of this article. Here's the.. Read More

Oil and Gas | 11.16.11 | No Comments

The Water Tank Project - Urban Art at its Best

The Water Tank Project – Urban Art at its Best

THE WATER TANK PROJECT, a landmark public art initiative focused on raising attention to Water as a precious resource. For twelve weeks in the Summer of 2012, 300 rooftop tanks in New York City will be transformed into works of art by celebrated figu.. Read More

waterdesalinationplants.com | 11.13.11 | No Comments

6 Outside the Box Ideas to Solve Water Problems

6 Outside the Box Ideas to Solve Water Problems

At the recent International Water Forum at the United Nations - yes another talk fest on water problems, the closing comments actually made some sense, albeit they were 6 outside the box ideas to solve water problems. Charles Fishman, renowned journa.. Read More

Featured, Solutions | 11.10.11 | 1 Comment

USEPA Announces Final Study Plan to Assess Hydraulic Fracturing

USEPA Announces Final Study Plan to Assess Hydraulic Fracturing

At the request of Congress, EPA is working to better understand potential impacts of hydraulic fracturing on drinking water resources. Natural gas plays a key role in our nation’s clean energy future and the process known as hydraulic fracturing.. Read More

Oil and Gas | 11.9.11 | No Comments

Marcellus Shale Gas Drilling - Interactive Website

Marcellus Shale Gas Drilling – Interactive Website

Did you know the following about Marcellus Shale and hydraulic fracturing ... A typical Marcellus Shale well is drilled 5,000 to 9,000 feet vertically and up to 10,000 feet horizontally Each drill site requires between 3 and 5 million gallo.. Read More

Featured, Oil and Gas | 11.4.11 | 6 Comments

MP drinks Fukushima Radioactive Water. You?

MP drinks Fukushima Radioactive Water. You?

Some politicians would do anything for a stunt! Would you drink water from the Fukushima nuclear plant? Yes, the failed highly contaminated plant. In an effort to prove that the water is now beautifully clean and no longer contaminated, a 44-year-.. Read More

Featured, Solutions | 11.3.11 | No Comments

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