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Nitrogen in recycled wastewater good for irrigation

Recycled wastewater contains nutrients that are essential to plant health, such as nitrogen and phosphorous. Should it be used more widely to irrigate turfgrass in urban environments?
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Obama Administration announces goal to cut methane emissions from oil and gas production

The Obama Administration announced Wednesday a new goal to cut methane emissions from the oil and gas sector by 40 to 45 percent from 2012 levels by 2025.
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Spice demand rises as consumers opt for more processed foods

The growth of the processed food industry is fueling an increase in the global market for spices, according to a new report.
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Nutrients added to vitamin waters, energy drinks offer few benefits

New research suggests that there is little or no benefit from the nutrient additions in novel beverages (such as vitamin waters, energy drinks and novel juices).
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Solvay acquires Ryton polyphenylene sulfide business

Global chemical company Solvay has completed the acquisition of the Ryton® PPS (polyphenylene sulphide) business from U.S.-based Chevron Phillips Chemical Company for $220 million.
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Distributed control systems market to top $21 billion by 2020

The market for distributed control systems (DCS) is growing, thanks to service opportunities from existing installations as well as expansion in developing regions.
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New alternative for food packaging made from crustacean shells

A material made from crustacean shells could one day be used to replace petroleum by-products in food packaging.
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Explosion at Ohio oil refinery affects nearby homes

The explosion happened in a processing unit of the Husky Lima Refinery where crude oil is heated to begin the process of breaking it down into other products.
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Coalition sues EPA in bid to make fracking emissions public

A coalition of nine environmental and open-government organizations is suing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in a bid to change the rules on which companies must disclose their releases of hazardous pollutants.
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Levulinic acid market set to benefit from expanding applications

Demand is growing for levulinic acid (4-oxopentanoic acid), a platform chemical used to manufacture various other chemicals.
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