Phosphorus

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Name: Phosphorus
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Greens push river protection plan

A moratorium to prevent the building of dams on protected rivers and more stringent rules on pollution for farmers are part of the Green Party's new "environment priority" to make rivers clean enough to swim in.The policy announcement has been welcomed ... [Published The Press NZ - 7 hours ago]
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated 14 hours ago - 2 reports

Scientists: Algae bloom to be bad, not as bad as 2011

-Monroe News photo by TOM HAWLEYLuna Pier Beach Algae, picture taken 8-29-2013Scientists are predicting the algae bloom on Lake Erie to be significantly severe, but not as bad as 2011.“On a scale of one to 10, if 2011 is a 10, 2014 will be a five or six,” ... [Published Monroe Evening News - 14 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Manure happens

JUL 12 -Cow dung is one of India’s treasures. Through its use, we could have the richest, healthiest soils in the world and grow twice as much as we do for the growing population. By the time I finish writing this article, there will be 30,000 more babies ... [Published Kathmandu Post - 20 hours ago]
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 1 reports

Sewage treatment plant construction now $43M under budget

REGINA – Digging is well under way for construction of Regina’s new sewage treatment plant, and the cost appears to be well under budget too.Originally pegged at $224-million, the city’s contract with EPCOR Water Prairies Inc. saves more than $43-million ... [Published Global News Canada - Jul 12 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 2 reports

Lake Erie algae bloom expected to be sizable

Summer algae blooms have become more frequent and troublesome in Lake Erie, the shallowest of the five Great Lakes. They have threatened the lake’s tourism and fishing industries, and toxins produced by the algae have contributed to oxygen-deprived dead ... [Published Journal-Gazette - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 2 reports

DEC reminds New Yorkers of state law on phosphorus

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) is reminding New Yorkers not to use lawn fertilizers that contain phosphorus. The 2012 Dishwasher Detergent and Nutrient Runoff Law prohibits the use of phosphorus fertilizers unless a ... [Published Palladium Times - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 4 reports

U-M, partners predict significant harmful algae bloom in western Lake Erie this summer

A Lake Erie algae bloom in September 2009. This photo was taken on the southeast shore of Pelee Island, Ontario. Image credit: Tom Archer ANN ARBOR – University of Michigan researchers and their colleagues today issued a forecast for a significant bloom ... [Published University of Michigan - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Don't Piss Off Piss!

Not long ago Dutch officials lined up some not-so-private urinals in an Amsterdam park and asked local men to come pee.  But instead of having the pee flush down the drain and piss it away the local water district turned it into fertilizer.Phosphorus ... [Published Daily Kos - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 2 reports

‘Fertilizer subsidy hurts everyone’ - The Hindu

Pitching a strong case against the continuation of fertilizer subsidies, particularly on urea, the Economic Survey 2013-14 points out that subsidies burden leads to higher food prices while having “zero or negative” impact on agricultural output.“Urea ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 2 reports

Where Does Oceanic Methane Come From? The Seas' Most Abundant Organism

A ubiquitous type of bacteria may be the source of much of the ocean's methane. Ah, the oxygen-rich surface of the ocean, where the air and water meet, and life flourishes. But you might not know that these waters are also supersaturated with methane ... [Published Popular Science - New Technology, Science News, ... - Jul 09 2014]
Entities: Methane, Bacteria, Organism, Acid
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 4 reports

DEC issues reminder about ban on lawn fertilizers with phosphorous

The state Department of Environmental Conservation issued a notice Tuesday that the 2012 Dishwasher Detergent and Nutrient Runoff Law prohibits the use of phosphorus fertilizers unless a new lawn is being established or a soil test shows that the lawn ... [Published Watertown Daily Times - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 2 reports

Kidney patients need to be cautious

TRIBUNE NEWS NETWORKDOHAPATIENTS with kidney disease should take precaution if they choose to fast during the Holy Month of Ramadan, Dr Hassan al Malki, Nephrology and Transplant Senior Consultant at Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) has advised.Chronic ... [Published Qatar Tribune - Jul 08 2014]
Entities: Kidney, Fasting, Dialysis

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"Viewed with a cynical eye, one could conclude that the"
"The Greens need to explain where they will find the billions of dollars of costs and lost revenue it could take to make every single centimetre of New Zealand's 425,000 kilometres of rivers and streams suitable for swimming."
...and environmental health specialists can make informed decisions," said Holly Bamford, assistant NOAA administrator for the National Ocean Service. "With this information, we can work collectively to understand harmful algal blooms and mitigate risk to humans and marine ecosystems."
"China is by far the largest source of imports of the Philippines,” he said. Moreover, domestic production depends mainly on imported raw materials such as rock phosphate, anhydrous ammonia, sulfuric acid, and other finished fertilizer grades" he added

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Rice acreage goes up in Louisiana, but prices fall [Published Monroe News Star - 17 mins ago]
Hot Weather Increase Risks Of Kidney Stones [Published Your Story - 1 hour ago]
Garlic use throughout history and around the world [Published Examiner.com - 1 hour ago]
Norman: Making our rivers clean enough to swim in [Published Scoop - 2 hours ago]
Getting fresh with water policy [Published Otago Daily Times - 7 hours ago]
Greens push river protection plan [Published The Press NZ - 7 hours ago]
Significant Harmful Algal Bloom Predicted in We... [Published MedIndia - 7 hours ago]
Toxic algal bloom hits Lake Erie [Published Your Story - 8 hours ago]
Study: Price, poor use of fertilizers threaten ... [Published Sun Star Network - 10 hours ago]
Scientists: Algae bloom to be bad, not as bad a... [Published Monroe Evening News - 14 hours ago]
Saving the sea that feeds us [Published HeraldNet - 17 hours ago]
Manure happens [Published Kathmandu Post - 20 hours ago]
Indigenous conservation practices [Published Guyana Chronicle Online - 23 hours ago]
Lake Erie Pollution on the Decline Despite Alga... [Published The Guardian Express - Jul 13 2014]
Mass. Senate passes bill authorizing $5 million... [Published MassLive - Jul 12 2014]
Manure science review set for August 14 [Published Farm and Dairy - Jul 12 2014]
US Federal Business Opportunity: Department of ... [Published ITbriefing - Jul 12 2014]
Lake Erie in 'injured state,' needs good condit... [Published Cleveland.com - Jul 12 2014]
The Economic Value of Marine Algae (Seaweed) [Published Belize Times - Jul 12 2014]
What Leonardo Taught Us About the Heart [Published Mercola - Jul 12 2014]
• Enviro-activists slow to credit ag (Editorial) [Published American Farm Publications - Jul 12 2014]
Pasture Planning [Published Press and Dakotan - Jul 12 2014]
Sewage treatment plant construction now $43M un... [Published Global News Canada - Jul 12 2014]
A picture is worth: Toilet training in japan [Published Treehugger - Jul 12 2014]
LeBron James, Toxic Algal Bloom Are Both Return... [Published Motherboard Magazine - Jul 12 2014]
Study sparks organic foods debate [Published BBC - Jul 11 2014]
What's happening from July 11 [Published Dalles Chronicle - Jul 11 2014]
Flashcard: Quinoa [Published TakePart - Jul 11 2014]
The Challenges Of Climate Change In Northern Ghana [Published Peace FM - Jul 11 2014]
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Where Does Oceanic Methane Come From? The Seas'... [Published Popular Science - New Technology, Science News, ... - Jul 09 2014]
A ubiquitous type of bacteria may be the source of much of the ocean's methane. Ah, the oxygen-rich surface of the ocean, where the air and water meet, and life flourishes. But you might not know that these waters are also supersaturated with methane ...
Finding a Lot of Methane [Published New Energy and Fuel - Jul 09 2014]
Oregon State University (OSU) researchers found SAR11, the oceans’ most abundant organism, has ability to create methane, or natural gas.   The oxygen-rich surface waters of the world’s major oceans are supersaturated with methane – a powerful greenhouse ...
A Plankton Of Action [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Jul 08 2014]
David Biello profiles Victor Smetacek, a marine biologist who devised a scheme to use plankton to help cool the earth: Much of the oxygen we breathe comes from just one species of cyanobacteria, Prochlorococcus . This species was not even discovered ...
Researchers use bacterial biogeneous iron oxide... [Published Green Car Congress - Jul 07 2014]
Left. High-magnification SEM images of L- BIOX. Right. Discharge−charge curves at 33.3 mA/g (0.05 C) between 0.5 and 3.0 V. Insets show the cycle-life performance. Credit: ACS, Hashimoto et al. Click to enlarge. Researchers in Japan report in ...
Paine & Partners’ Verdesian Life Sciences buys ... [Published PE Hub Blog - Jul 02 2014]
Verdesian Life Sciences , a portfolio company of Paine & Partners, has acquired Specialty Fertilizer Products. No financial terms were disclosed. Based in Leawood, Kansas, SPT is a provider of fertilizer efficiency products. PRESS RELEASE CARY, ...
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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]
Scotts Miracle-Gro Encourages Officials To Cons... [Published PR Newswire - Nov 11 2013]
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