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WSU, PNNL convert biofuel waste into commodity, now targeting sewage sludge

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities

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RICHLAND, Wash. – A method of converting a biofuel waste product into a usable and valuable commodity has been discovered by researchers at Washington State University and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. » More …

Sept. 22-24: Public invited to help plan for sea level rise

By Scott Weybright, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

hope-hui-risingSEATTLE – Community workshops to design a “blue greenway” to help the South Park and Georgetown neighborhoods adapt to rising tides associated with climate change will be held Sept. 22-24 at Seattle Community College’s Georgetown campus in C222. » More …

WSU engineering students’ design to help Anatone

For years, the 45 residents of the tiny town of Anatone in Asotin County have known they needed a solution to their sewage problems. But how? Earlier this year, a group of residents wrote personal checks to allow a group of civil engineering students from Washington State University to help them out. Working with a professional engineer and as part of their senior design project, the students designed a sewage collection, treatment and disposal system for the town. They also provided a detailed cost estimate for the project, and information on grant programs that the town can apply for to help offset the costs. The … » More …