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Energy and Environment News

How to Stop Algal Blooms, Keep Drinking Water Safe

09/23/14 – In the wake of this summer’s Toledo water crisis, Jeff Reutter talked to, among others, NPR’s Melissa Block, MSNBC’s Ed Schultz, the Associated Press and the Wall Street Journal. Reutter, head of the Ohio Sea Grant College Program, will keep the conversation going next month, this time as moderator of two panels on preventing such crises in the future. Read more.

Up-close and unparalleled: Microscopy center’s variety, specs define state-of-the-art

09/17/14 – With its sleek, temperature-controlled rooms, state-of-the-art equipment and about $28 million worth of microscopes, “We believe we created the best electron microscopy center in the world,” said the Ohio State Center for Electron Microscope AnalysiS director, David McComb. Read more.

Dean Announces $1 Million Water Quality Initiative

09/17/14 – Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) Dean, Bruce McPheron announced a wide-ranging water quality initiative at the Farm Science Review Tuesday, Sept. 17. Called Field to Faucet, the initiative will seek end-to-end solutions to hazardous algal blooms and water quality issues, said McPheron. Read more.

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  • September 24, 2014

    Fueling Ohio's Future: Battery Technology Powers the Future

    Wednesday September 24, 12:00-1:15 p.m. @ ACC CMC and AEP present, Fueling Ohio's Future:Battery Technology Powers the Future. Why efficient and affordable energy storage is so important and a look at emerging new technology for transportation, alternative energy and jobs. Featuring John Bair, CEO, KAir Battery LLC; Ram Sastry, Director of Distribution Services Support AEP; Amul D. Tevar, OSU-Battelle Joint Appointee; Kate Bartter, Interim Director, OSU Office of Energy and the Environment. With support from AEP and in partnership with OSU Office of Energy and the Environment. Read more.

  • September 25, 2014

    SENR Seminar: 'Perceptions of Electricity and Water Use'

    The School of Environment and Natural Resources’ autumn seminar series continues this week with a seminar offered by Shahzeem Attari, assistant professor, Indiana University School of Public and Environmental Affairs. “Perceptions of Electricity and Water Use” will take place from 4:10 to 5:05 p.m. Thursday (9/25) in 103 Kottman Hall, with a video link to 123 Williams Hall. Co-sponsored by the Center for Latin American Studies. Read more.

  • September 26, 2014

    U.S. Energy Department Public Access Plan Panel Discussion

    Join with experts at 10 a.m. Friday (9/26) in room 090 18th Avenue Library to discuss the Department of Energy’s Public Access Plan for increasing access to the results of the research it supports. Read more.

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