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Reclaimed Wastewater for Drinking: Safe But Still A Tough Sell

National Geographic: This story is part of a special National Geographic News series on global water issues. Water filtration technology has advanced to the point where wastewater can be rendered safe for drinking, according to a new report, but legislative and psychological hurdles will need to be overcome before widespread adoption can happen. “Expanding water reuse could significantly increase the nation’s water resource, particularly in coastal communities,” said Rhodes Trussell, president of Trussell Technologies… Continue reading

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EPA grants air permit to Shell for Arctic drilling

Associated Press: The Environmental Protection Agency has approved an air quality permit for a Shell Oil drilling vessel and accompanying vessels that the company hopes to use in Arctic waters next year. The EPA on Monday approved the air permit for the drilling vessel Noble Discover. The permit was a key hurdle for Shell to overcome before it can begin exploratory drilling in the Chukchi Sea off Alaska’s northwest coast. Continue reading

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