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Earth Matters: Waste-to-Fuel Heats Up Rockland...
A waste gasification plant proposed for Stony Point has sparked interest, doubt, and fear of odors, pollution and hellishly clogged roads. The plant will receive 4800 tons of MSW daily—the equivalent of a fully loaded Boeing 747 pulling up behind the Stony Point ShopRite every day. Up to 400 diesel
By kynast on 2018-04-21 17:43 UTC
"New Planet Energy" Stony Point Gasification Plant Category...
New Planet Energy proposes for the Stony Point project a Steam Reforming Gasification Process of garbage to produce a "clean" sulfur-free diesel fuel. The process and by products of production are however not "clean" and risk exposing the nearby school, residential neighborhoods, a supermarket, the
By kynast on 2018-04-21 17:37 UTC
Investigation: New Planet Energy failed in Vero Beach despite $129 million in taxpayer subsidies...
Who’s looking out for the environment and making sure that nearby residents are protected from noxious odors and harmful emissions?
By kynast on 2018-04-21 16:43 UTC
Stony Point: $700M trash plant fuels optimism and criticism...
New Planet Energy is proposing to build a $700 million recycling plant on Holt Drive that will convert the regions municipal garbage into fuel.
By kynast on 2018-04-21 16:37 UTC
Gasification plant be addressed in Stony Point...
BY KATHY KAHN New Planet Energy representatives will attend the Stony Point Town Board meeting on Tuesday, June 27, at7 p.m.to gather public feedback on the trash-to-gas plant they are building in town. New Planet is building a renewable fuel and bio-tech
By kynast on 2018-04-21 16:34 UTC
State of real estate: Quality and affordability at stake in Rockland...
“This is an inappropriate use in a residential area,” Phillips said. “The traffic will be horrendous. ... We don’t want somebody experimenting in north Rockland with a product that can be very detrimental.” Phillips contends New Planet Energy was using the region as a “guinea pig” to test “unproven
By kynast on 2018-04-21 16:31 UTC
Residents weigh in on plan to build recycling facility in Stony Point...
Residents packed town hall in West Haverstraw to learn about a plan to build a facility that recycles New York City trash. Haverstraw officials are also worried about the plan and say it will pollute the environment and add traffic to the already congested Route 9W.
By kynast on 2018-04-21 16:24 UTC
Nothing signed on the dotted Line for the proposed New Planet Energy gasification plant in Stony Point...
BY KATHY KAHN Approximately 150 persons gathered Tuesday night at the West Haverstraw Community Center for a discussion about a proposed plant in neighboring Stony Point, which would convert New York City trash to natural gas. Greg Julian, chairman of the
By kynast on 2018-04-21 16:17 UTC
Underground experiment takes a step toward solving matter-antimatter puzzle...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/tech/
An experiment conducted deep underground in an old South Dakota gold mine has given scientists hope that a future detector could help solve one of physics' biggest puzzles: why the universe exists at all. Put another way, the puzzle has to do with the
By kynast on 2018-03-27 01:56 UTC
Microsoft says older Windows versions will face greatest performance hits after Meltdown, Spectre patches...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/tech/, /contrib/microsoft
Windows 7 and Windows 8 users will notice the greatest decrease in system performance after the processor patches are applied.
By kynast on 2018-01-09 20:27 UTC
Red Hat Warned Partners Of Computing, Cloud Performance Loss Stemming From Protecting Against Chip Vulnerabilities...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/tech/, /contrib/linux
The leading distributor of open source server and cloud operating systems says all its major infrastructure products are affected by Meltdown and Spectre. Solution providers are expecting some systems to be degraded by up to 30 percent...
By kynast on 2018-01-09 20:26 UTC
Microsoft admits that the Meltdown/Spectre patches will hit Windows Server performance...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/tech/, /contrib/microsoft
After several days of dodging questions about the performance impact of patches designed to fix the Meltdown/Spectre chip design flaws, Microsoft acknowledged Tuesday morning that Windows Server is now slower for certain types of applications thanks to th
By kynast on 2018-01-09 20:17 UTC
California Health Officials Release Guidelines To Avoid Cellphone Radiation...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/tech/, /contrib/mobile_phones

For the first time ever, the state Dept. of PublicHealthis releasing guidelines about harmful cellphone radiation and how to avoid it. Smith said, “When you sleep, you keep the cellphone at least arm’s length away from your body. And also, not carrying your cellphone in your pocket, having it

By kynast on 2017-12-15 18:14 UTC
How FCC Plans to Reverse Title II Action in December...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/net_neutrality, /contrib/tech/
The FCC's plans regarding net neutrality, set to be revealed in detail on Nov. 22, aren't going to end net neutrality. What the FCC is planning to do is reverse the 2014 decision that placed the internet under Title II of the Communications Act. What’s going to happen if the order is adopted is
By kynast on 2017-12-04 22:06 UTC
HBO Picks Up BBC Mini 'Gunpowder' Starring 'Game Of Thrones' Kit Harington...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/entertainment/
HBO has acquired Gunpowder, BBCs three-part thriller drama toplined by Game Of Thrones star Kit Harington. The miniseries, based on the real-life 17th century events that led to Guy Fawkes Day, will debut on HBO on Monday, Dec. 18, and will air over three consecutive nights.
By kynast on 2017-11-01 03:38 UTC
What you should know about the NY constitutional convention vote...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/us/ny/
It's a question New Yorkers are asked every 20 years, and it could reshape the future of the state.
By kynast on 2017-11-01 03:30 UTC
Note Found in Truck Claims Manhattan Attack Done for ISIS, Source Says...
Authorities found a note, written in English, claiming the suspect in Tuesday's attack in New York did it in the name of ISIS, a senior law enforcement official told CNN.
By kynast on 2017-11-01 03:06 UTC
Gunman opens fire from Home Depot truck after he runs down four bike riders; one man in custody...
A gunman emerged from a crashed Home Depot truck and opened fire after apparently plowing down four riders Tuesday afternoon on a Lower Manhattan bike path, eyewitnesses said.
By kynast on 2017-10-31 20:25 UTC
Bloodbath in downtown NYC after driver shoots pedestrians from his car...
At least two people were killed near Stuyvesant High School in lower Manhattan on Tuesday afternoon in a wild incident that involved a shooting and a car ramming into victims on the West Side bike
By kynast on 2017-10-31 20:23 UTC
NYPD: Report of gunfire near World Trade Center site...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/new_york_city
NEW YORK (AP) Police are responding to a report of gunfire a few blocks from the World Trade Center site and memorial, and witnesses say a vehicle drove down a popular bike path and struck pedestrians and cyclists.
By kynast on 2017-10-31 20:06 UTC
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