Purging the Plastics
A full-scale floating system designed to clean up the Great Pacific Garbage Patch for a fraction of the cost and time of traditional methods has been deployed....

Ground Feature Monitoring Using Satellite Imagery: How Interferometric Stacking of SAR Can Mitigate Geo-Disasters Along Transportation Corridors
Landslides, debris flows, and other types of ground movements are among the most common hazards to humans and infrastructure. According to the United States Geological Survey, annual domestic...

Estimating Representative Geotechnical Properties of Municipal Solid Waste

NewsBrief: Amount of Municipal Solid Waste Expected to Increase Significantly (Waste Business Journal)

NewsBriefs: Sun-Powered Compactors Reduce Cities' Trash Collection Costs (Chicago Sun-Times)

Geotechnical Characterization Field Measurement, and Laboratory Testing of Municipal Solid Waste

International Events Endorsed by the Geo-Institute, GeoHunan International Conference II, 5th International Conference on Debris Flow Hazards Mitigation, and IS-Seoul 2011.

DC Water Awards Design/Build Contract For Biosolids Upgrades At Blue Plains

Hartford Plant Will Recover Energy from Biosolids Incineration

NewsBriefs: Portable Generator Converts Trash into Electricity (Purdue University)

Large Landslide Risks in Solid Waste Facilities...Geotechnical Fundamentals Count

NewsBriefs: Study Finds Harmful Chemicals in Biosolids (The News Tribune)

NewsBriefs: Japan Takes Trash Separation To A New Level (New York Times)

NewsBriefs: WERF Explores Link Between Biosolids And Health Effects (Water Environment Research Foundation)

Solid Waste: Los Angeles Area Prepares to Export Refuse by Rail

Wastewater: Biosolids Rule Adequate but Needs Update, Study Says

Solid Waste: EPA Approves Bioreactor Landfill Test Sites

Wastewater: Toronto Brings Biosolids Recycling Program on Stream

Solid Waste: Bioreactor Landfills Will Use Recalled Tires

Rebuilding America's Infrastructure
During the years immediately following World War II, the United States built the greatest infrastructure in the modern world. As we move into the 21st centruy, however, we find that this...





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