Water Levels Dropping in Some of the Worlds Major Rivers

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The change in runoff inferred from streamflow records worldwide between 1948 and 2004, with bluish colors indicating more streamflow and reddish colors less. The scientists, who examined stream flows from 1948 to 2004, found significant changes in about one-third of the world’s largest rivers. The Mississippi River, however, has increased by 22% over the same period because of greater precipitation across the Midwest since 1948.

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Rentech Takes 25% Stake in Biomass Gasification Company

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Between 1987 and 2004, Pearson Technologies, Inc. developed and tested the underlying biomass gasification technology at a 5 ton-per-day pilot scale facility in Mississippi, converting a wide range of feedstocks including bagasse, wood waste, rice straw and corn stover, into syngas during over 10,000 hours of operation.

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