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Video: Nissan unveils new zero-emission, high-performance concept car

By Stephanie Liverani / September 21, 2016

Keeping fuel-efficiency paramount, automotive manufacturer Nissan recently unveiled its latest concept car—the BladeGlider, which “combines zero-emissions with high-performance in a revolutionary sports car design,” according to a Nissan press release.

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Titanium dioxide-coated roof tiles clean the air—and have the data to prove it

By Jessica McMathis / July 7, 2014

Students from the University of California, Riverside’s Bourns College of Engineering have developed a roof tile coating that combats nitrogen oxides by breaking them down and eliminating them to reduce pollution and smog.

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By Eileen De Guire / February 20, 2014

Kyocera begins operations at its first manufacturing facility in India Kyocera Corporation has completed construction on the Kyocera Group’s first manufacturing plant in India and held completion ceremony on February 17 to mark the start of trial operations at “Kyocera CTC Precision Tools Private Limited.” The establishment of Kyocera CTC Precision Tools will strengthen the…

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Contaminated sites to be used to develop renewable energy

By / February 28, 2010

The EPA and the DOE’s National Renewable Energy Lab are evaluating the feasibility of developing renewable energy production on Superfund, brownfields and former landfill or mining sites. Superfund sites are the most complex, uncontrolled or abandoned hazardous waste sites identified by EPA for cleanup due to the risk they pose to human health or the…

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Friday funding facts – II: Smart Grid demo projects

By / December 4, 2009

Expect to see the DOE, the EPA and other federal agencies make some major announcements next week to coincide with the big Copenhagen conference. The DOE, for example, just issued a news advisory that it will be holding a news conference that will include a fascinating group that includes Secretary Chu, Under Secretary of Commerce…

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Pervious concrete swallows 400 gallons

By / November 3, 2009

Pervious concrete

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TVA to end wet ash storage

By / August 12, 2009

The Tennessean reported that Tennessee Valley Authority plans to quit storing ash from its coal-fired power plants in wet landfills, like the one that devastated an East Tennessee community when it broke eight months ago, an official said Monday. The overhaul of ash ponds is expected to take eight years. The planning is in advance…

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