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Nasser Khazeni awarded provisional patent for carbon dioxide capture technology

Ph.D. candidate Nasser Khazeni, an IEE graduate student, working with IEE Director Abbas Ghassemi, Jalal Rastegary, and Reza Foudazi, has developed an innovative carbon capture technology with significant commercial applications. The process uses a new zeolithic imidazolate framework, synthesized by Khazeni, which is 100 times more effective than similar structures at capturing carbon. More information: NMSU Article Las…
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New book in renewable energy series

The fifth volume, “Forest-Based Biomass Energy, Concepts and Applications,” of Abbas Ghassemi’s edited series on energy and the environment was released in December 2011.The series is published by the CRC Press.  Ghassemi and Frank R. Spellman collaborated on the biomass volume. Vaughn Nelson, William E. Glassley, Robert Foster, Majid Ghassemi, Alma Cota and Jeanette Moore…
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Energy efficiency for our homes

As winter approaches, there are many things we can all do to save energy in our homes.  Some of these measures will also reduce utility costs and reduce the amount of traditional fossil fuels burned by power plants to produce our electricity.  Therefore, many of these activities are forms of Pollution Prevention. Forms of Pollution…
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IEE P2 Center recognizes National Pollution Prevention Week

The National Pollution Prevention Roundtable (NPPR) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have designated the week of September 19, 2011 as “National P2 Week” and the Institute for Energy & the Environment (IEE) is joining the celebration.  Pollution Prevention (P2) is the reduction or elimination of solid, liquid or hazardous waste at the source…
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The Benefits of Pollution Prevention

Related News Lean and Green training, collaboration in Northern New Mexico According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Americans produced about 243 million tons of municipal solid waste in 2009. This is about 4.3 pounds of waste per person each day, or 30 pounds a week, of items such as paper, food scraps, yard trimmings,…
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