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Citizens, scientists and policymakers debate ways to restore ocean health at AAAS Town Hall Meeting
...ermen to help promote and monitor conservation and reclamation
efforts; 4. Encourage people to become involved in local efforts to preserve the marine environment; 5. Discourage harm to the Puget Sound through the use of economic incentives/disincentives; 6. Regulate commercial fishing more aggressively; 7. Insp...
UC Riverside's professor Robert Graham elected Fellow of the Soil Science Society of America
...cted by scientists in this unit led to large-scale reclamation
of salt-affected lands in California, and a better fundamental understanding of base exchange, plant nutrition, and physical conditions of irrigated soils....
UCLA study shows water reclamation could become an important source of future water supplies
... cautioned the public against believing that water reclamation
is a "toilet to tap" water program and also noted ...eated wastewater in 2000. The districts' number of reclamation
sites also has increased from 100 in 1990 to 418 in 2000. They also cited the Orange County Water Di...
Communities dealing with hazardous waste need independent adviser, UCLA engineering professor says
... behalf of Rep. Jane Harmon (D-Venice) involving a reclamation
project in Torrance, Calif., chemical engineering Professor Yoram Cohen believes that legislation should be enacted requiring independent scientific reviews of environmental investigations and restorations by federal agencies. The goal is to provide ...
Underwater show stoppers
...or managing reefs in sensitive military areas, for reclamation
efforts, and in searching for mines and other man-made objects within a reef environment."...
'Buried dams' help clean recycled water
...t Australia a step closer to a revolution in water reclamation
the underground dam. Researchers at CSIRO Land and Water have for several years been investigating the feasibility of diverting urban stormwater and treated effluent into underground aquifers, where it can be recycled for use on parks, gardens, oval...
Research changes surface mine reclamation practices, policy
... over a seven-state region have influenced current reclamation
policy, guidelines, and regulations throughout the...ns to the teaching, research, and practice of land reclamation
and ecosystem restoration. Awardees are recognized for career-length contributions made at the natio...
University Of California Researchers Call For Changes In Management Of Agricultural And Environmental Resources In 21st Century
...terDistrict, speaking on trends in water reuse and reclamation
in major cities. "University of California Natural Reserve System: Managing Resources,Preparing for the Future" Monday, 1/25, 3 p.m. "The Natural Reserve System is a rich system of 'outdoor laboratories' and'classrooms without walls,' dedicated to in...
Colorado State Researchers Win National Science Foundation Support To StudyAbove-, Below-Ground Ecosystem Health With UK Scientists
...l fertility, soil erosion, thecleanup and eventual reclamation
of Superfund sites and to other contaminatedareas that contain, for example, mine tailings. "If we pollute the soil, can we expect continued aboveground diversity?"Wall said. "The answer obviously is 'no,' but we need to understand theresili...
Penn State Researchers Study Used Mushroom Compost
...trateas a soil amendment or potting media, in mine reclamation
and wetlandestablishment. Other uses may be possible, but not much is known about theweathering of the spent substrate or the leachate that drains from the compostwhen it is spread over a field to weather. Hatcher; Dr. C. Peter Romaine, asso...
Purdue-Made Soil Benefits The Environment
...ting operation. The main uses for the soil are for reclamation
of Purdue's gravel pit and campus landscaping projects, but Tishmack says coal companies and other industries could use it to reclaim areas depleted of vegetation by industrial use. "There are a number of sites, such as coal mines and gravel pits, wh...