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State veterinarian urges biosecurity to prevent Highly Pathogenic Avian influenza

no EC The Newport Plain Talk | 2022-12-03, 11:27

NASHVILLE – The Tennessee State Veterinarian is issuing an alert for domesticated bird owners who also engage in bird hunting. Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) is prevalent in wild birds and is endangering backyard and commercial flocks in Tennessee.

The Cold War Legacy Lurking in U.S. Groundwater

ProPublica | 2022-12-03, 11:18

by Mark Olalde, Mollie Simon and Alex Mierjeski, video by Gerardo del Valle, Liz Moughon and Mauricio Rodríguez Pons ProPublica is a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Sign up for Dispatches, a newsletter that spotlights wrongdoing around

Holiday gift giving is rife with waste. Here’s how to give greener, according to experts

CNN | 2022-12-03, 10:15

‘Tis the season for gift giving – hunting down the perfect presents for family and friends, and tracking the best deals so all the holiday cheer still fits into our snug budgets. But many of us overlook the true cost of our gift giving traditions: Producing

Holiday gift giving is rife with waste. Here's how to give greener, according to experts

no EC The Citizens | 2022-12-03, 10:06

'Tis the season for gift giving -- hunting down the perfect presents for family and friends, and tracking the best deals so all the holiday cheer still fits into our snug budgets. But many of us overlook the true cost of our gift giving traditions: Producing

I worked with the Wuhan lab – I tried to warn them & this is ...

The Sun | 2022-12-03, 09:20

A SCIENTIST who worked closely with the Wuhan lab has claimed Covid was genetically engineered - and leaked from the facility. Dr Andrew Huff, former vice president of EcoHealth Alliance, claims to have had a ringside seat to what he brands one of the greatest

North Shore news in brief

no EC The Salem News | 2022-12-03, 09:00

Christmas bazaar in Ipswich The Ascension Memorial Church’s annual Ascension Christmas Bazaar will be held Saturday, Dec. 3, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Episcopal church at 31 County St., Ipswich. Shop, support and give during the Season of Giving with

NE Iowa coal-fired power plant nears end of long run

no EC Caledonian Record | 2022-12-03, 07:10

LANSING, Iowa (AP) — Alliant Energy’s Lansing Generating Station — a coal-fired power plant — has operated for nearly 75 years along the Mississippi River in Northeast Iowa. After this year, it will no longer produce electricity. Its closure will take hundreds

Help reduce waste during holiday season

no EC Rocky Mount Telegram | 2022-12-03, 06:01

While the holiday season brings good cheer to most people, it also brings a lot of solid waste to the landfill. This column will focus on ways to reduce waste during the holiday season. Each year from Thanksgiving to New Year’s Day, Americans throw away 25

How forest thinning waste could fund California wildfire prevention

no EC The Daily Journal - San Mateo | 2022-12-03, 05:29

Reducing catastrophic wildfire is one of the state’s most challenging climate problems. A recent study by researchers at UCLA and the University of Chicago found that wildfire carbon emissions from the 2020 fire season alone were more than double the amount of

Single-use plastic ban partially lifted: Maharashtra allows use of these items

Live Mint | 2022-12-03, 04:19

The Maharashtra government has tweaked its single-use plastic policy to allow a few things. As per the updated policy, it is now allowed to produce straws, cups, plates, forks and spoons from 'compostable' materials, as per a senior official. A four-year

Dumping dead gadgets with other waste adds to problem

The Times of India | 2022-12-03, 03:26

India is the world’s third largest ewaste producer now behind China and the US. Unsurprisingly, the country’s wealthiest city, Mumbai, is a big contributor to the rising pile of discarded gadgets. It could lead the way with e-waste collection and recycling

Why India needs to ramp up e-waste collection now

The Times of India | 2022-12-03, 03:26

The collection and disposal of electronic waste (e-waste) is a global challenge, and in India – the third largest generator of such waste – nearly 78% is not collected. As a result, extremely valuable secondary raw materials in the waste, including gold,

‘That kinda defeats the entire purpose of the reusable cup’: Starbucks barista throws away plastic ...

The Daily Dot | 2022-12-03, 03:14

TikToker Kaspian (@theekingkaspian) went viral after pointing out the senselessness of purchasing a reusable cup from Starbucks. He claims an employee at the coffee franchise first measured out his beverage in a disposable venti sized-cup first, then poured

The Free Market Community: Yes, it really is free!

no EC The Richmond Register | 2022-12-03, 02:05

A group of Madison Countians is looking to show the community that some things in life are actually free, and they are using social media to do it. According to its creators, The Free Market Community Facebook group is an inclusive space that is meant to

Vail to consider changes to disposable bag regulations

Vail Daily | 2022-12-02, 23:55

In response to the statewide Plastic Pollution Reduction Act, which goes into effect Jan. 1, 2023, the town of Vail is proposing changes to its existing disposable bag regulations. The Vail Town Council will consider first reading of Ordinance No. 23 during

Wellington's tip shop marks 25 years of trash into treasure

RNZ | 2022-12-02, 23:33

Among the most memorable items to have found their way into Wellington's tip shop are a cane coffin, a giant portrait of former Prime Minister Helen Clark and an $8000 pair of 18th-century spectacles. This month the store is turning 25, marking two and a half

Catoosa attorney presents proposal for chickens in residential areas

no EC Walker & Catoosa County News | 2022-12-02, 23:30

At its Nov. 22 meeting, The Catoosa County Planning and Zoning Commission once again addressed the issue of chickens in residential areas. The dispute over backyard chickens has been going on for much of the year. At the recent meeting, Chris Harris, attorney

West Virginia gets $9.8 million for rural development projects

no EC Victoria Advocate | 2022-12-02, 23:10

(The Center Square) – West Virginia will receive more than $9.8 million in grant and loan funding from the federal government to support three rural development projects. The money will support sewer system improvements and expanding water access. The U.S.

Fusion energy radwaste management considerations (ANS - American Nuclear Society)

Public Technologies | 2022-12-02, 22:15

) The question of what to do with the radioactive waste has been raised frequently for both fission and fusion. In the 1970s, fusion adopted the land-based disposal option, primarily based on the Nuclear Regulatory

Animal sacrifice issue once again shows a divided city council

Hamtramck Review | 2022-12-02, 21:55

In a divided vote, the city council has banned animal sacrifices at homes in the city – even for religious reasons. But that decision may change in the coming weeks. File photo By Charles Sercombe As it stands now, slaughtering an animal at home is still

Biologists Stress Testing Harvests for Chronic Wasting Disease During Deer Season (Texas Parks and Wildlife Department)

Public Technologies | 2022-12-02, 21:10

) Biologists Stress Testing Harvests for Chronic Wasting Disease During Deer Season Dec. 2, 2022 Media Contact: TPWD News, Business Hours, 512-389-8030 News ImageShare on FacebookShare Release URL AUSTIN- With the recent discovery of Chronic Wasting Disease

Free reusable propane cylinder giveaway this month in Barstow

no EC Daily Press Victorville | 2022-12-02, 20:00

The Mojave Desert & Mountain Recycling Authority sponsors a free reusable 1-pound propane cylinder giveaway this month while supplies last. High Desert residents can pick up a free reusable/refillable 1-pound propane cylinder at the U-Haul Moving & Storage of

Belgium's golden generation is over, where now for Martinez?

no EC HJ News | 2022-12-02, 19:46

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — His eyes welling up, Roberto Martinez said his goodbyes and left, his next whereabouts unknown. It is the end of an era for Belgium’s golden generation. But for the man who led it to third place at the 2018 World Cup, it is the beginning of

Rewrite: News from past issues

no EC Elko Daily Free Press | 2022-12-02, 19:15

Compiled by VALERIE ROGERS 125 YEARS AGO November 27, 1897: Monday night Constable L.D. Pierce landed a prisoner, named Otto Solm, in the Elko county jail for highway robbery. It seems that on the 18th a teamster by the name of Jas. H. Combs, driving for Tom

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