Phosphorus

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Name: Phosphorus
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 3 reports

JAY BRAGG: ‘Mega-farming’ contaminates Toledo water supply: not exactly

Recently, 500,000 residents of Toledo, Ohio were without drinking water due to dangerously high levels of cyanotoxin in Lake Erie, produced by excessive amounts of blue-green algae.  National news outlets were quick to point their fingers at agriculture, ... [Published Spring Observer - 5 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Flowery Branch ready to start Cinammon Cove project

The bidding process is set to begin for a $2.2 million project that will add more volume to Flowery Branch’s water treatment plant.The project will divert wastewater from the Cinnamon Cove condominium complex, on Gaines Ferry Road, to the Flowery Branch ... [Published Gainesville Times - 4 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Genetics used to improve plants for bioenergy

(Nanowerk News) An upcoming genetics investigation into the symbiotic association between soil fungi and feedstock plants for bioenergy production could lead to more efficient uptake of nutrients, which would help limit the need for expensive and polluting ... [Published Nanowerk - 13 hours ago]
Entities: Fungus, Symbiosis, Genetics
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Great British bioscience pioneers - Professor Keith Goulding

Aug 21Continuing our series on Great British bioscience pioneers, we profile Professor Keith Goulding, a soil scientist at Rothamsted Research, whose studies into nitrogen cycling and greenhouse gas emissions have helped to guide government policy on ... [Published BBSRC - 15 hours ago]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Voters must reject those who think government isn’t helpful

There’s an election coming up this November, and the Republicans are running on their boilerplate platform of small government, less government regulation on business and lower taxes on the rich. That platform is the blueprint for disaster.On Aug. 15, ... [Published Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Renal Disease and Nutritional Considerations

US Pharm . 2014;39(8):48-52.The kidneys have two primary roles: to filter extra water and waste products from the blood and to balance the salts and minerals—such as calcium, phosphorus, sodium, and potassium—that circulate in the blood. The kidneys also ... [Published U.S.Pharmacist - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Cargill plant fined over cut wastewater samples

One of the largest beef packing plants in Canada has been slapped with an $80,000 fine after reporting “errors” in its wastewater reporting in 2012.Alberta’s Provincial Court levied the fine against the Canadian arm of Cargill for “failing to immediately ... [Published Canadian Cattlemen - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Cargill Fined

A provincial court judge has fined Cargill $80,000 for failing to immediately report intentionally-diluted wastewater samples.The offenses occurred in the company’s facility just north of High River between February and March of 2012.The wastewater is ... [Published Highriver online - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Alberta court fines food giant Cargill $80,000 for environmental law breach

, EDT. EDMONTON - An Alberta court has fined the company that owns the largest beef processing plant in Canada $80,000 for breaking an environmental law.A provincial court judge has ruled that Cargill Limited failed to immediately report intentionally ... [Published 610 CKTB - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Blue-green algae detected

Blue-green algae was detected in a water sample collected at McQuaby Lake in Nipissing Township, according to the North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit.The detected level of toxin (present at 0.05 ug/L) was below the standard for drinking water (1.5 ... [Published North Bay Nugget - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Phosphorus Reclamation through Hydrothermal Carbonization of Animal Manures

Projected shortages of global phosphate have prompted investigation of methods that could be employed to capture and recycle phosphate, rather than continue to allow the resource to be essentially irreversibly lost through dilution in surface waters. ... [Published Environmental Science & Technology - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Experts discuss water crisis at UT public forum,

Dr. Carol Stepien ,a University of Toledo ecology professor and director ofthe UT’s Lake Erie Center, told a crowd of more than 200 peopleat a public forum they should stock water in their basementbecause “the worst is yet to come.” The Lake Erie researcher ... [Published La Prensa - Aug 20 2014]

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Roll says, "My first two daughters who are now 30 and 27 grew up on and in this lake. Enjoying it. I now have a seven-year-old daughter who's never been in it. And that's just not right to me."
"This is a great breakthrough, as far as the potential for us to grow alfalfa in east texas" Gulley said
...Some environmentalists say public worries about GM crops played a decisive role. "We believe that loopholes in assessing and monitoring [GM] research, as well as the public concern around safety issues are the most important reasons that the certifications have not been renewed" writes Wang Jing, a Greenpeace official based in Beijing, in an e-mail to ScienceInsider
...In addition, a ruling removing the challenged EPA source limits or "allocations" from the TMDL "would in no way impair the ability of any state to achieve those objectives. It would only allow them the freedom – as Congress intended – to set different allocations and deadlines, if they so choose."

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Lake Crystal Suffering From Extensive Algae Bloom [Published KEYC Television - 3 hours ago]
Flowery Branch ready to start Cinammon Cove pro... [Published Gainesville Times - 4 hours ago]
Down on the Farm: Where Toledo’s Water Crisis B... [Published Environmental Working Group - 4 hours ago]
Xi Jinping makes first official visit to Mongolia [Published Want China Times - 4 hours ago]
JAY BRAGG: ‘Mega-farming’ contaminates Toledo w... [Published Spring Observer - 5 hours ago]
Combined Heat and Power: Don't Neglect Water/St... [Published Power Engineering - 5 hours ago]
Smith County farmer grows alfalfa [Published KETKNBC - 6 hours ago]
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AFBF Continues Campaign for State's Rights in C... [Published Western Farmer-Stockman - 8 hours ago]
Photo essay: Environmental impacts [Published The Wireless - 8 hours ago]
Georgica Pond: Climate Change Indicator? [Published East Hampton Star - 9 hours ago]
Viral Demise of an Algal Bloom [Published The Scientist - 11 hours ago]
Have a headache? Eat a raw cucumber [Published Chatham Daily News - 13 hours ago]
Genetics used to improve plants for bioenergy [Published Nanowerk - 13 hours ago]
Promising Alabama Pilot Project Turns Algae to ... [Published Inhabitat - 13 hours ago]
Russia Worried by Kiev’s Use of Incendiary Bomb... [Published Russia Profile - 13 hours ago]
Ask Eartha: Plastic microbeads used in cosmetic... [Published Summit Daily News - 13 hours ago]
Critics say new Ohio law isn't enough to protec... [Published Michigan Public Radio - 14 hours ago]
Orleans poised to rescue a pond in peril [Published Wicked Local Chatham - 14 hours ago]
Scholar James Murray presents his end of year r... [Published Society of Chemical Industry - 14 hours ago]
What if we could turn wastewater and algae into... [Published Treehugger - 15 hours ago]
Great British bioscience pioneers - Professor K... [Published BBSRC - 15 hours ago]
Customizing nano-scale systems for large-scale ... [Published Nanowerk - 15 hours ago]
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Developing new light and energy technologies [Published MIT News feed - Aug 20 2014]
Silvija Gradečak has big intentions for small ingredients. The associate professor of materials science and engineering at MIT focuses on energy-conversion and light-harvesting through the use of nanomaterials. It’s at these microscopic scales that ...
In Pele’s Shadow Iron Oxide Comes to Life [Published Ecology Global Network - Aug 19 2014]
Rust Villages of the Deep: In Pele’s Shadow, Iron Oxide, or Rust, Comes to LifeElaborate Hawaiian seamount structures built by iron-oxidizing microbes Loihi Seamount and its “rust villages”: structures built by iron-oxidizing microbes. Credit: Clara ...
BH : Blue-Green Algae (Cyanobacteria) / North-A... [Published RSOE EDIS - EBHWM - Aug 19 2014]
EDIS Number: BH-20140819-44964-USA Date / time: 19/08/2014 03:09:16 [UTC] Event: Biological Hazard Name of Hazard: Blue-Green Algae (Cyanobacteria) Area: North-America Country: USA State/County: State of Minnesota City: Rice Description: Reports ...
Biological Hazard - North-America - USA [Published RSOE EDIS - Emergency and Disaster Information - Aug 19 2014]
EDIS Number: BH-20140819-44964-USA Date / time: 19/08/2014 03:09:16 [UTC] Event: Biological Hazard Area: North-America Country: USA State/County: State of Minnesota Location: Rice [Little Rock Lake] Number of Deads: N/A Number of Injured: N ...
[tt] (GCR Institute) Summer Newsletter: New Pub... [Published TranshumanTech - Aug 16 2014]
----- Forwarded message from GCR Institute < seth@gcrinstitute.org > ----- Date: Sat, 9 Aug 2014 17:03:41 +0000From: GCR Institute < seth@gcrinstitute.org >To: rtomek@ceti.pl Subject: Summer Newsletter: New Publications Dear friends, There ...
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Portage la Prairie Looks to Nutrient Recovery T... [Published GlobeNewswire: Advertising News - Jun 26 2014]
Madison Metropolitan Sewerage District and Osta... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Jun 04 2014]
In-Depth Research and Forecast of China Phospho... [Published Financial Services - Apr 15 2014]
Eating Peanuts Daily Significantly Reduces All-... [Published PR Newswire - Nov 21 2013]
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