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Researchers at Michigan State University are working on see-through solar materials that could be applied on windows to supplement or replace the traditional rooftop panels.
A proposal for a new Natural Gas Power Plant in California has been suspended. There was strong push back from residents and consumers who objected to the power plant for land use reasons, air quality concerns, and the increasing interest in renewable energy.
Walnut shell sandblasting is an effective, bio-degradable and non-corrosive method. But when environmental engineer Justin Matthews showed up to perform an inspection, he suffered an anaphylactic shock and died 5 days later. The province is still investigating.
Mike Williams, who survived the Deepwater Horizon explosion, was invited to speak to the newly formed Energy Safety Canada to create industry wide standards and accelerate safety improvements.
BC Ferries’ Coastal Inspirations leaked 120 litres of hydraulic fluid into the ocean near Nanaimo. The ship was quickly repaired and traffic is being diverted until the clean up has been completed.