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Alphabetical Listing of Reference Documents by Title
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Amgen Finds a Way to Put Wastewater to Good Use
Abstract: News article on Amgen's water conservation efforts (Kent County, RI). Amgen has found new uses for their reverse osmosis reject water, saving 160,000 gallons of water daily.
Source: The Providence Journal
Biotechnology Industry Sector Permitting Guidelines for King County
Abstract: King County permitting guidelines applicable to the discharge of process wastewater from biotechnology sector facilities into sewerage facilities tributary to King County metro sewer system.
Source: King County Industrial Waste Program
Gas Selection/Management for the Biotech Lab
Abstract: Ensure gas quality by certification, managing gas supply chain, and evaluating suppliers.
Source: BioPharm International (Author is Scheruing, S.)
Greener Reaction Conditions Award - Codexis
Abstract: Biotech firm, Codexis, won a green chemistry award for developing an enzyme-based process to manufacture a key building block for Lipitor®. The new enzymatic processreduced waste, solvents, and the need for purification equipment.
Source: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - Green Chemistry
Abstract: Resources to help users of packaging save money through changes that reduce packaging waste and the environmental burdens of packaging
Source: Oregon Department of Environmental Quality
Third Time Lucky
Abstract: A “third wave” of biotechnology is arriving. Will it be able to avoid a poor reception from the general public this time around? The "Economist" addresses the issue of how Biotechnology might resolve its image problem.
University of Delaware Shared Core Instrumentation Centers in the Life Sciences
Abstract: Description of capabilities and typical operations for biotech research.
Source: Delaware biotechnology Institute
What's Going Down the Drain Can Be Money
Abstract: Offers latest technology to reduce energy and water in cage rack washing, and still achive necessary sterilization. By Beckinghausen, D.
Source: Animal Lab News
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