When Cleaning Makes Things Worse – Making polluters pay for poisoned water

I read a great article by Walter Mugdan the EPA's Director of Emergency Response, about how toxic and dangerous cleaning fluids like Perc can be when they are allowed to contaminate  public water supplies. Much US water and air was contaminated by toxic chemicals like Perchlorethylene, a chlorinated solvent, which was verywidely used in dry … Continue reading When Cleaning Makes Things Worse – Making polluters pay for poisoned water

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Alumni share their passions at UCD TEDx event

UCD joined Ireland's TEDx Club in June UCD joined the TEDx club in June by organising a day of TED-style inspirational talks by former students. TED is a non-profit organisation devoted to ‘ideas worth spreading’, which started as a conference in California 26 years ago. It created the TEDx programme to bring people together to … Continue reading Alumni share their passions at UCD TEDx event