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Browsing the "nitrous oxide" Tag

Algae Blooms In Lakes & Oceans Creating Pollution That Harms People, Pets, & The Planet

May 7th, 2018 | by Guest Contributor

Aquatic ecologist John A. Downing happily remembers childhood holidays at his family’s vacation home at Wabana Lake, near Grand Rapids, Minnesota. The lake was upstream “from almost everything,” making it difficult for pollution to reach it, he said. But some eventually got there anyway. “It’s still beautiful, but somewhat greener around the edges,” he said. “I have been diving in these lakes since I was 9 years old, and as I get older, I notice there are more frequent surface algae blooms.”


Investigating The Air Pollution Crisis (State of Pollution Series)

August 11th, 2017 | by The Beam

The term "air pollution" has become so ubiquitous that when anyone hears those words, they have an understanding of what they mean. To a degree, it is an accepted fact of the modern world that the air we breathe is contaminated in some way, but most people don’t realise the severity of the problem, the effects it can have on health, or the potential there is to combat the ongoing epidemic. In a series of articles, CleanTechnica will be examining the issues surrounding air pollution in more depth, and this first article will act as an introduction to some of the main issues


Secret Cash Stash Discovered in Sewage Treatment Plants

July 29th, 2011 | by Tina Casey

A national research team headed by the Columbia University Engineering School has found that sewage treatment plants in the U.S. could save $100 million per year in electricity costs with a few simple tweaks to cut down on emissions of nitrous oxide, a powerful greenhouse gas.



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