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Direct measurements show lower local methane emissions
March 31, 2015

By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture

Lamb-BPULLMAN, Wash. – A team led by Washington State University researchers has found that methane emissions from local natural gas distribution systems in cities and towns throughout the U.S. have decreased in the past 20 years with significant variation by region. 

Feb. 27: Tar sands walk, environmental issues discussed
February 18, 2014

tar-sands-walk-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Six community members who participated in the “2013 Tar Sands Healing Walk” in Alberta, Canada last summer will make a free, public presentation at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 27, in CUE 202. Audience discussion will follow.

Student engineers head to Kenya for pipeline project
May 14, 2007

A group of Washington State University engineering students will head to Kenya this month, where they hope to start work to design and build a needed water pipeline for residents there.The students, members of the WSU student chapter of Engineers Without Borders, hope to build a nine-mile long pipeline to bring fresh water to residents of Kayafungo, Kenya. Currently, in the area of Kayafungo, women have to travel an average of six miles per day to acquire fresh water, and waterborne diseases are a continual threat to residents. The students will travel to Kayafungo with their faculty advisor, Professor Dan Dolan, to survey and conduct … » More …

Internet data pipeline quadruples at WSU Pullman
June 23, 2006

The data pipeline to WSU Pullman’s campus just quadrupled in size, from 155 megabits per second (Mbps) to 620.    For the technologically challenged, here is a definition — Mbps measures capacity for Internet traffic. Viewed another way, it is the size of the pipe, a measurement of the amount of data that can travel to and from WSU Pullman Internet sites. And as the amount of data has increased, the pipeline has grown to accommodate it.”With video conferencing, the communication needs of research collaboration, and all the other Internet uses, it was time for us to increase the size of our connection,” explained Dave Ostrom, director … » More …