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With landfill closure on horizon, ACUA explores waste-conversion technology
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With landfill closure on horizon, ACUA explores waste-conversion technology

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP — With the Atlantic County Utilities Authority landfill set to close in the next few years, officials are searching for a new way to handle waste, particularly through emerging “waste conversion” technologies.Among the new technologies available are processes that can convert the trash into energy either through the combination of electricity and high temperatures in plasma gasification, or a mechanical/biological treatment that sorts the trash, removing recyclables and then converting what remains, either through composting or an anaerobic digestion process that leaves behind a refuse-derived fuel. As part of the process, the refuse that remains can be as little as one-tenth of what now ends up in a landfill.All of these new forms of transforming wa...
Local companies, groups part of $60 million initiative for energy technology company startups | Local Business News
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Local companies, groups part of $60 million initiative for energy technology company startups | Local Business News

State energy companies Williams, ONEOK and Devon Energy, along with venture capital firm Energy Innovation Capital (EIC) and tech-focused nonprofit Tulsa Innovation Labs (TIL) are collaborating to transform the area into a hub for energy technology startups.Spearheaded by EIC, the initiative seeks to attract energy technology startups to the region with access to resources that include free office space and custom startup support services. EIC also provides access to early-stage capital with a $50 million fund and assist startups to pilot forward-looking technologies with founding corporate partners Williams and ONEOK, both of which are headquartered in Tulsa, and Devon Energy, based in Oklahoma City. Check out our latest digital-only offer and subscribe nowBy boosting ...
Over half of Bitcoin’s daily trading volume fake globally: Report
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Over half of Bitcoin’s daily trading volume fake globally: Report

More than half of all Bitcoin daily trading volumes are reportedly fake, as the world's largest cryptocurrency nosedives again amid global economic turmoil. According to a Forbes analysis of 157 crypto exchanges and trading platforms, more than half (51 per cent) of all reported trading volume is likely to be fake or non-economic. "We estimate the global daily bitcoin volume for the industry was $128 billion on June 14. That is 51 per cent less than the $262 billion one would get by taking the sum of self-reported volume from multiple sources," the report mentioned. Bitcoin represents 40 per cent of the $1 tri...
Error led Equifax to send wrong credit scores
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Error led Equifax to send wrong credit scores

Error led Equifax to send wrong credit scores - CBS News Watch CBS News Equifax, one of three major credit ratings companies, admitted it sent lenders incorrect credit scores for hundreds of thousands of people applying for home and auto loans this spring. Equifax said the errors, caused by a coding issue, were significant enough that some may have been wrongfully denied credit. Be the first to know Get browser notifications for breaking news, live events, and exclusive reporting. Not Now Turn On Source link
Council to adopt ARPA policies | Govt. and Politics
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Council to adopt ARPA policies | Govt. and Politics

The city of Morganton is expected to take some steps toward officially deciding how to spend millions of dollars from the federal government to help recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.Council members will decide whether to adopt seven policies on non-discrimination, records retention, conflicts of interest, eligible uses, cost principles, property management and program income for funds allotted to the city by the American Rescue Plan Act.Morganton received more than $4.8 million in ARPA funding, and the policies the council will decide on Monday night are required by the act. Information from the city said the rules were drafted by city attorney Louis Vinay, and modeled after sample policies developed by the UNC School of Government.The policies must be adopted before ...