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As European directives drive ever more stringent consents for phosphorus removal, utilities are seeking technologies that can remove phosphorus from wastewater to the new lower levels required. However, achieving this economically with conventional technology is a challenge and innovative new solutions are required.
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A team of scientists primarily from the University of Leicester and EarthSense Systems has investigated a possible link between air pollution and the rise in type 2 diabetes. Exposure to traffic related air pollutants is known to cause insulin resistance, a hallmark of the disease.
90 per cent of England's flood plains no longer exist with the natural vegetation that slows floodwaters from entering villages and towns, a Co-op Insurance commissioned report by Salford University experts reveals.
A firm that was rejected on no fewer than 25 occasions to fund the construction of a new anaerobic digestion plant is now powering to success, thanks to the support of peer-to-peer funding specialists F&P Sponsors.
Over a quarter of Belfast International Airport's power is now coming from the sun, with a nearby solar farm saving the airport £100,000 in its first ten months of operation.
The Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM) has appealed to Ministers over the withdrawal of dedicated contaminated land funding for local authorities.
National Grid employees have embraced electric vehicles (EVs) following an infrastructure installation, prompting the company to believe that business owners can boost the number of drivers converting to EVs by simply giving staff access to charge points at work, thereby reducing worries about running out of battery power.
University science researchers have developed a new method they say has the potential to revolutionise the search for, design and production of new materials.
A chance find of a type of bacteria accidentally discovered during research could have big implications for water treatment's costs and carbon footprint, and could fundamentally re-shape efforts to cut the huge amount of electricity consumed during the wastewater clean-up of nitrogen.
Most businesses are unaware that their bottom lines depend on soil, let alone of the huge risks they face from its degradation, sustainability expert Dr Jessica Davies from Lancaster University writes in a comment piece in a recent edition of Nature.