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Phoenix water treatment plant installs solar power system

January 16, 2013
The city of Phoenix's Lake Pleasant Water Treatment Plant is working directly with the sun to produce energy for the plant, which produces 15 billion gallons of tap water each year.
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Researchers awarded $5 million to study oilseed camelina as biofuel feedstock

January 16, 2013
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has awarded a team of researchers $5.08 million to study the potential of oilseed camelina as a biofuel feedstock.
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Anglo American launches major automation plan

January 15, 2013
The National Robotics Engineering Center (NREC) at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) is working with one of the world's biggest mining companies, UK-based Anglo American plc, on the development of innovative robotic technologies for mining.
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Town of Marcellus, N.Y., bans natural gas exploration, production

January 15, 2013
The town board voted unanimously on Monday to amend zoning codes to prevent all natural gas and petroleum exploration and production within town limits.
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Unipetrol launches new resin for improved packaging transparency

January 15, 2013
Czech refinery and petrochemical raw materials producer Unipetrol RPA says it has developed a new type of resin that significantly boosts the processing performance of thermoformed rigid packaging.
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Packaging industry key for dealing with food waste

January 15, 2013
The global packaging industry has a crucial role to play in the food products supply chain and in the transportation and distribution of products worldwide but people need to become aware of what the industry is actually doing.
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US Chamber of Commerce president calls for energy sector development

January 14, 2013
The U.S. needs to implement policies that enable the responsible development of the country's oil and gas, according to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce President Thomas Donohue.
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Dow Corning to cut 500 jobs

January 14, 2013
Dow Corning Corp. announced it intends to reduce its global workforce by approximately 500 people to better align the company's cost structure with the realities of today's volatile global economy.
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US plastic film demand expected to grow

January 14, 2013
According to the latest predictions from The Freedonia Group, demand for plastic film is set to increase in the United States at an average annual rate of 1.9 percent to 16 billion pounds by 2016, reaching a total market value of $19 billion.
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Former Birds Eye plant to reopen under new ownership

January 14, 2013
A real estate holding company bought the property Thursday on behalf of Bemsa Holdings LLC, which is owned by New Jersey-based Pinnacle Foods.
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