Archive: May, 2012

Leaders in waste-to-energy visit facility in Maine

Attendees of the North American Waste-to-Energy Conference (NAWTEC) were treated to an on-site visit at the Ecomaine facility in southern Maine last month. Ecomaine is a non-profit waste management company, comprised of a recycling operation, waste-to-energy facility, and a landfill/ashfill site that provide services to 335,000 people in more than 40 communities. Visiting the facility […]

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Unenlightened “How Chemicals Affect Us” gets a D+ in endocrine disruption

Twenty years of scientific literature on “endocrine disruptors” cannot be drummed up in 790 words, but consumers’ fear of them can (“How Chemicals Affect Us,” May 2, 2012). A good writer, but not a science reporter, New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof, before all else, failed even to define “endocrine disruptor.” This is important because […]

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