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Baker-Polito Administration Delivers Emergency Response Trailers for Protection of Inland Waterways and Wetlands

Baker-Polito Administration Delivers Emergency Response Trailers for Protection of Inland Waterways and Wetlands

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  MassDEP Program Provides Six Communities with Equipment to Enhance Oil Spill Response BOSTON - The Baker-Polito Administration today delivered new emergency spill response trailers to six inland communities to assist them in the event of spills of oil or other hazardous materials

How Mushrooms Can Save the World

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By Margot Shellgren Most days, opening a newspaper brings an overwhelming sense of dread. We learn everyday new ways we are killing ourselves, and our planet. From GMO’s in everything we eat to iPads destroying our children’s brains.  It’s hard not to feel that we've doomed ourselves. Here

Well Maintained Roadways Improve Fuel Efficiency.

Well Maintained Roadways Improve Fuel Efficiency.

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You can see hybrid cars on the roads, electric plug in stations to charge your car, and hydro fuel cell technology, and there are still new technologies being developed to make our cars more energy efficient. But instead of looking at the car, Franz-Josef Ulm and his team at MIT have been studying w

Public Support for Recycled Water in California

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According to a statewide survey conducted by Xylem Inc., 76% of respondents think recycled water should be used as a long term solution to California's drought problems. The definition of recycled water, according to the survey, is wastewater that has been treated and purified so it can be used as d

Turning Wastewater into Energy- Making Sewage Treatment Centers Sustainable.

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We have figured out how to create energy using our elements. Turbines are popping up all around, homes are sporting solar panels, and soon our waste water treatment plants could be producing energy.   Two scientists at Virginia Tech have solved the mystery, turning energy burning treatment facilit

Can the Desalination of Ocean Water Quench our Thirst?

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By Margot Shellgren I had a college professor who loved to discuss ideas on how to "save the world".  One memorable topic was, how can we make hydrogen fueled cars safe for the environment? Desalinating ocean water was one of our ideas. Breaking down the ocean water into its elements; salt, oxyg

What has the Department of Environmental Protection done for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in 2014?

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Every year the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) composes a list of their accomplishments, so the tax payers of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts can see what efforts are being made.  Some of the topics that we found particularly intriguing are; “ The growth of Solar Ener

Oil Tank Removal VS. Oil Tank Abandonment

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How do you heat your home? If you use oil to heat your home, you most likely have a large oil tank sitting in your basement, known as an aboveground storage tank (AST). While not common, some homeowners source their fuel for home heating through an underground storage tank (UST), which sits hidden i

How should I safely dispose of my household hazardous waste?

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The weather is starting to warm up, which means spring cleaning is right around the corner. There is no better feeling than smelling the fresh air circulate through your home, and purging all the unnecessary items you’ve been collecting over the year. Most of the cleaning is self-explanatory. Dona