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'Investment opportunities': Experts say space companies need a boost in Canada

‘Investment opportunities’: Experts say space companies need a boost in Canada

It’s hard to make things work in space, and even harder to make money there. With a long history in the space industry and a handful of healthy companies, Canadians are good at both. But industry executives and experts say the country needs a boost to maintain an edge in a sector poised to soar. …

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EPA cleans up former BA landfill which has potentially dangerous levels of radioactivity

EPA working at former BA landfill found potentially dangerous levels of radioactivity

EPA workers are covering an old Broken Arrow landfill with clay after surveys and soil testing revealed potentially dangerous levels of radioactivity at the site. Workers are placing two 6-inch layers of compacted clay on the Wagoner County parcel, located on seven acres of vacant land south of Kenosha Street and east of South 219th …

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EPA cleans up former BA landfill which has potentially dangerous levels of radioactivity

EPA cleans up former BA landfill which has potentially dangerous levels of radioactivity

EPA workers are covering an old Broken Arrow landfill with clay after surveys and soil testing revealed potentially dangerous levels of radioactivity at the site. Workers are placing two six-inch layers of compacted clay on the Wagoner County parcel, located on seven acres of vacant land south of Kenosha Street and east of South 219th …

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Many Australian businesses will scale back climate action when economy slows, survey finds

Australian companies are more likely to backtrack on their carbon reduction efforts when the economy slows than their global counterparts, according to a survey of 700 companies in 14 countries. However, Deloitte’s gauge of private companies with annual revenue between $250 million and $10 billion (AU$366 million and AU$14.6 billion) also found that around the …

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Ann Arbor wants to have a circular economy. So what does this mean?

ANN ARBOR, MI — “Circular economy” isn’t yet a household term, but Ann Arbor hopes to change that in its quest to become a greener city. It’s a central strategy of the city’s A2Zero carbon neutral plan, and it’s about keeping goods and materials rotating and out of landfills by reusing, repairing, sharing, lending, and …

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Ann Arbor wants to have a circular economy. So what does this mean?

ANN ARBOR, MI — “Circular economy” isn’t yet a household term, but Ann Arbor hopes to change that in its quest to become a greener city. It’s a central strategy of the city’s A2Zero carbon neutral plan, and it’s about keeping goods and materials rotating and out of landfills by reusing, repairing, sharing, lending, and …

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Climate change has cost Australia billions. And a state bears the weight

Queensland has suffered more economic damage from extreme weather disasters than any other state or territory, and more extreme weather is on the way. Key points: Disasters have cost Queensland around $30 billion since the 1970s Ex-QFES commissioner says disaster management system is under pressure Damage to public infrastructure in South East Queensland has cost …

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