Watch Your Waste

Watch Your Waste

Did you know that there are sewer robots examining human waste to track drugs and diseases through cities? Smart sewage technology could measure viral outbreaks, people’s health and illegal drug use by neighbourhood.  Although this is a student research project, it is exactly the kinds of things we’re going to see robots used for more and more.

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Check Your Latitude

Check Your Latitude

Last month the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that it is proposing revisions to the accidental release prevention requirements under the Clean Air Act or Risk Management Program. Its national enforcement initiatives (NEIs) already direct resources towards the most important problems where noncompliance is a significant contributing factor and where federal enforcement attention can make a difference. Now, the EPA plans on using the next generation technologies and techniques to identify and address noncompliance by facility owners and operators.

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