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

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
Technology

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 ...
Council to adopt ARPA policies | Govt. and Politics
Politics

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 ...
Nintendo Announces Return To BitSummit, Will Showcase 7 Indie Titles
Entertainment

Nintendo Announces Return To BitSummit, Will Showcase 7 Indie Titles

Image: Nintendo Nintendo is always hosting special indie world game presentations, and now, for the first time in three years, its booth will be returning to Japan's largest indie game event 'BitSummit X-Roads' next month from 6th August to 7th August. It will be held in Kyoto City, with the first day a business day, and the second an "open house" - meaning it's open to the public. At the Nintendo Booth, fans will be able to experience a total of seven titles - including a mix of pre-release software and existing software that's already been released. Image: Nintendo The games on display will include the following: "RPG time! ~Legend of Light~ Subscribe to Nintendo Life on YouTube "Idol Manager" Subscribe to Nintendo Life on YouTube "Super Noda Game WORLD" Subscribe to Nintendo Life on...