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Energy Bike Generator Produces Free Electricity to Charge Portable Solar Generators and Other Devices

FuellessGenerator.net reveals small portable energy bike to produce power to recharge its portable solar powered generators. The company's modified fitness bike becomes a hybrid electric generator bike that is light portable and can charge any cell phone or 12 volt battery day or night - it can even produce household AC 120 volt electricity on demand when using a small inverter.

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CH2M to Renew, Rehabilitate Miami-Dade South District Wastewater Treatment Plant

CH2M was awarded the contract from the Miami-Dade County Water & Sewer Department (WASD) for renewal and rehabilitation engineering services at its South District Wastewater Treatment Plant. The Miami-Dade County Water & Sewer Department (WASD) awarded CH2M a six-year, $8.8 million contract for renewal and rehabilitation engineering services at its South District Wastewater Treatment Plant. The project focuses on improvements needed to keep the plant operational as the district completes programs associated with Florida's Ocean Outfall legislation and Consent Decree throughout the WASD system.

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FPL proposes long-term plan that demonstrates hypersaline water will be drawn back to Turkey Point boundaries

Plan provides immediate progress in removing hypersaline water and complements proven actions FPL has already taken to improve health of cooling canal system

Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) formally presented its plan to safely remove hypersaline water – or water with levels of salinity that surpass ocean water – near the cooling canal system at the Turkey Point Power Plant complex. The advanced 3-D groundwater modeling, developed in consultation with Miami-Dade County's Department of Environmental Resource Management (DERM), confirms that the scientific approach will immediately begin the removal of hypersaline water and demonstrates the successful retraction of the saltwater plume back to the cooling canal system within ten years.

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Florida Department of Health Zika Expansion to Miami Beach

In an effort to keep Florida residents and visitors safe and aware about the status of the Zika virus, the department will continue to issue a Zika virus update each week day. Updates will include a CDC-confirmed Zika case count by county and information to better keep Floridians prepared.

The department has conducted testing for the Zika virus for more than 3,740 people statewide. Florida currently has the capacity to test 4,803 people for active Zika virus and 2,655 for Zika antibodies. Per the Governor’s direction on August 3, all county health departments are now offering free Zika risk assessment and testing to any pregnant woman who would like to be tested.

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Additional area of active Zika transmission identified in Miami Beach

Miami-Dade County residents and visitors advised to take steps to reduce risk of Zika transmission

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has been working with Florida health officials on investigating cases of locally transmitted Zika virus. An additional area of active Zika transmission has been identified in a section of Miami Beach, in addition to the area of active Zika transmission near Wynwood. The Florida Department of Health has also identified at least four other instances of apparently mosquito-borne Zika in Miami-Dade County, and has reported an increase in travel-related cases.  

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