GE Power Sells Lucrative Water & Process Technologies Division to SUEZ in $3.4B Deal

Less than a week after GE struck a $2.6 billion deal with ABB for GE’s electrification business, GE Power completed the $3.4 billion sale of its lucrative water and process technologies division to multinational water management firm SUEZ. The sale of GE Water & Process Technologies, a systems and services provider of water, wastewater and […]

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EPA Postpones Compliance Dates for FGD, Bottom Ash Transport Requirements in ELG Rule

Steam electric power plants preparing to comply with the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) effluent limitations guidelines (ELG) and standards as they concern bottom ash transport water and flue gas desulfurization (FGD) waste streams will get—for now—a two-year reprieve under a new rule the agency finalized on September 12. The ELG rule, which was finalized by […]

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Dominion Ordered to Revise Plan for Coal Ash at Chesapeake

A spokesman for Dominion Energy said the company will begin working on a new plan for dealing with leaking piles of coal ash at a retired coal plant in Virginia after a federal judge ruled the company’s current remediation at the site is not acceptable. U.S. District Judge John Gibney Jr. on July 13 ordered […]

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Duterte reminded after 1st year: 20M poor Pinoys still waiting for help

Duterte reminded after 1st year: 20M poor Pinoys still waiting for help

While the Duterte administration has implemented some anti-poverty measures in its first year, it has yet to prove wrong mounting criticisms of some policies deemed to be anti-poor. In an interview with the Philippine Daily Inquirer on Sunday, National Anti-Poverty Commission (NAPC) lead convenor Liza Maza said while the government has seen to the “concretization” of some policies, particularly in agriculture, “we’re not even halfway there” on addressing high-profile issues such as the poor reportedly bearing the brunt of the administration’s brutal “war on drugs.”

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Technological Advancements in Cooling Water Treatment

Regulatory agencies are becoming more and more critical of phosphorus-based water treatment chemicals because they can have a negative impact on lakes and waterways. In the past, treating cooling water with

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UN chief warns oceans are ‘under threat as never before’

UN chief warns oceans are 'under threat as never before'

Secretary-General Antonio Guterres opened the first U.N. conference on oceans Monday with a warning that the seas are “under threat as never before,” noting one recent study warns that discarded plastic garbage could outweigh fish by 2050 if nothing is done.

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