Lincoln, Neb.-based Nebraska Public Power District (NPPD), the state’s largest electric utility, plans to replace an existing coal-fired boiler at its Sheldon Station plant in Hallam, Neb., with one that uses clean-burning hydrogen fuel. Continue reading
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The National Association for PET Container Resources (NAPCOR), Florence, Ky., has developed new bale quality grading specifications for postconsumer polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bales Continue reading
The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI), Washington, D.C., has named LG Electronics Inc. as the recipient of the 2015 Design for Recycling® (DFR) Award for new television products that emphasize recycling during every lifecycle phase Continue reading
Dürr Ecoclean offers the EcoCWave for degreasing, precleaning, and fine- and ultra-fine cleaning for general industry. The new two-tank version for water-based media is equipped with round, upright fluid tanks. This prevents the formation of chip and dirt traps in the tanks to help improve cleaning quality and fluid service lif Continue reading
Wisconsin’s Board of Commissioners of Public Lands has voted to enact a staff ban on the discussion of climate change. In an April 8th article from BloombergBusiness (www.bloomberg.com), author Eric Roston quotes State Treasurer Matt Adamczyk, a board member, as saying, “It’s not a part of our sole mission, which is to make money for our beneficiaries.That’s what I want our employees working on. That’s it. Managing our trust funds.” Continue reading