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Sensors Expo & Conference

June 21-23, 2016 NEW LOCATION: McEnery Convention Center, San Jose, CA The Premier Event for Sponsors and Sensing Technologies For more than 30 years, Sensors Expo & Conference has established itself as North America’s premier event focused exclusively on sensors and sensor-integrated systems. Join us in the heart of Silicon Valley June 21-23, 2016, at […]

Detroit Considers Strict Regulations for Handling Pet Coke

DETROIT (AP) — Detroit is considering a measure that would strictly regulate the handling of petroleum coke and other bulk solid materials to protect the health of residents. The proposal comes after uproar in 2013 over piles of petroleum coke, a byproduct of oil refining, that were stored by a company along the Detroit River, […]

Cincinnati Seeks Approval of $135M Renovations to Music Hall

CINCINNATI (AP) — Cincinnati’s historic preservation staff is recommending that the Historic Conservation Board sign off on a $135 million makeover to the city’s Music Hall. A public hearing on the project had been scheduled for April 4 — the same day as MLB’s Opening Day. Officials changed it to April 11 amid concerns about […]

EPA Aims to Cut Methane Leaks From Natural Gas Companies

By Michael Biesecker WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration recently announced a new partnership with 41 energy companies that have agreed to voluntarily reduce methane emissions from natural gas operations to help combat climate change. The Environmental Protection Agency unveiled the Natural Gas STAR Methane Challenge Program at the Global Methane Forum held in Washington […]

Group: Illinois Historic Sites at Risk Due to Unsure Economy

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Eleven schools, churches, mansions, courthouses and other historic Illinois sites highlighted on an annual preservation report are particularly vulnerable because an unsure economic climate in the state and the impasse over the state budget makes funding uncertain, the group says. Local governments and institutions own many of the sites, Bonnie McDonald, […]