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18 Turning Trash Into Energy
The waste disposal industry is getting a makeover, with new technologies to convert waste into electricity and alternative fuels.
26 Recovering Landfill Gas
Landfills naturally produce a tremendous amount of gas, which engineers are now harnessing to fuel a variety of systems.
Amarjit Riat, Wayne Blake-Hedges and Eric Peterson
30 After Katrina: Tracking
Air and Water Quality
In New Orleans, researchers are still investigating the long-term impact of Hurricane Katrina on the regions environment.
33 Oil Spill First Responders
When emergency responders rushed into the Gulf Coast region in the wake of many Katrina-related oil spills, they had a variety of tools to clean up the mess.
The High Cost of Subsidized Coastal Development
Policy-makers need to reevaluate the way they award federal aid to coastal communities struck by natural disasters.
Robert S. Young
8 NEWS NOTES
17 POLITICAL SCENE
4 From the Editor
6 Letters: Perspectives from readers
36 Where on Earth?
53 Classifieds: Career opportunities
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