News tagged with underground

Pulling iron out of waste printer toner

Someday, left-over toner in discarded printer cartridges could have a second life as bridge or building components instead of as trash, wasting away in landfills and potentially harming the environment. One group reports ...

dateNov 15, 2017 in Materials Science
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Keeping California's natural gas system safe

The massive natural gas leak at Aliso Canyon shined a light on California's aging natural gas infrastructure. And five years of extreme drought also exacted its toll on transmission pipelines. Now the Department of Energy's ...

dateJun 19, 2017 in Environment
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Mapping urban underground potential

An EPFL researcher has taken a methodology designed to improve underground urban planning around the world one step further. The study, which combines geology and economics, encourages a more rational approach to underground ...

dateJan 10, 2017 in Environment
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