Final report. The site is located at the former coal gas manufacturing plant located about 1, feet east of downtown Dubuque in an industrial zone area. Two waste products of primary concern are coal tar sludge and spent iron oxide waste. The population at risk of exposure includes 75 municipal employees in the Dubuque Public Works Garage, remedial workers, highway construction workers, and the general public at the site.
Three schools are in the downtown area. Five commercial wells used in a cooling process are within half a mile of the site. The city of Dubuque has nine municipal wells 1. Potential human exposure routes include accidental ingestion and dermal contact with contaminated soil, inhalation of volatile organic compounds VOCs and contaminated dust, ingestion and dermal contact with contaminated ground water, and inhalation of VOCs from secondary industrial use of ground water. This site is a public health hazard because of potential for exposure to contaminants at concentrations that may result in adverse health effects.
Then and Now: Black Boycott in Waterloo. Discusses events following the desegregation of Waterloo , Iowa, schools. Describes the Black boycott of Hoover Junior High, which led to improvements in the treatment of Black students. Lists administrative responses to each Black grievance, and presents interviews with ten Black students three years after the boycott. Waterloo : a Godsend for French Public Finances?
Following Waterloo , managing French public finances represented a daunting task. Defeated France had lost a substantial part of its population and territory. The country was partially occupied and France was to pay huge amounts as reparations to the victors. Despite all these elements, in the ten years between and , not only did France manage to place a huge amount of debt on The U.
If the Army had a complete understanding of the Sioux they would have realized that the hub of all power or center of gravity of the Sioux was the horse, which every major aspect of Sioux life Quality Control Region. The Community is evaluating the development of a wind energy project located on tribal land.
The project scope was to analyze the critical issues in determining advantages and disadvantages of wind development within the Community. This analysis addresses both of the Community's wind energy development objectives: the single turbine project and the Commerical-scale multiple turbine project. The main tasks of the feasibility study are: land use and contraint analysis; wind resource evaluation; utility interconnection analysis; and project structure and economics.
Green energy and hydrogen research at University of Waterloo. Green energy includes solar, wind, bio fuels, hydrogen economy and conventional energy sources with carbon dioxide sequestration. The school of optometry at the University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada, is described including location, facilities, administration, programs, faculty, research, graduate study, residency programs, and interprofessional relationships.
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This performance guide provides students with an introduction to Lakota Sioux history and culture and to the dances performed by the Lakota Sioux Indian Dance Theatre. The Lakota Sioux believe that life is a sacred circle in which all things are connected, and that the circle was broken for them in by the massacre at Wounded Knee. Only in…. The explosive growth of India's economy has led to a proliferation of insurance companies and a dire need for actuarial professionals.
The University of Waterloo Ontario Canada has established a program to build actuarial talent for India's financial services including four elements: short professional The Dakota or Sioux. Gopher Historian Leaflet Series No. The Dakota or Sioux people may well be the best known of all the nations which first lived in North America. Tribal members gave themselves the name Dakota, meaning friends. Their Minnesota neighbors called them by a long name meaning enemy.
French traders in the s took the last part of the name and wrote it down as Sioux. Since then, they…. The city of Sioux Falls is the fastest growing community in South Dakota. In response to this continued growth and planning for future development, Sioux Falls requires a sustainable supply of municipal water. Planning and managing sustainable groundwater supplies requires a thorough understanding of local groundwater resources. Managing sustainable groundwater supplies also requires an understanding of groundwater availability.
An effective mechanism to inform water management decisions is the development and utilization of a groundwater-flow model. A groundwater-flow model provides a quantitative framework for synthesizing field information and conceptualizing hydrogeologic processes. These groundwater-flow models can support decision making processes by mapping and characterizing the aquifer. Accordingly, the city of Sioux Falls partnered with the U. Geological Survey to construct a groundwater-flow model.
Model inputs will include data from advanced geophysical techniques, specifically airborne electromagnetic methods. Place Branding — Geographical Approach. Case Study: Waterloo.
Directory of Open Access Journals Sweden. Full Text Available This study represents an exploratory analysis of the evolution of the place branding concept, with an important focus on the geographical perspective. How has this notion, a newcomer into the geographers' analysis, changed over time and what role does it have in the decision making process of intervening into the way a certain place is organised or as an instrument of economic revival and territorial development? At least from the perspective of Romanian geographical literature, the originality and novelty of this study is obvious.
An element of the originality of this research is the attempt of redefining the concept of place branding so that it is more meaningful from the perspective of spatial analyses. The reason for which Waterloo was chosen as a case study is multi-dimensional: the case studies so far have mainly focused on large cities urban branding instead of place branding and this site has all the theoretical elements to create a stand-alone brand. Delineation of the hydrogeologic framework of the Big Sioux aquifer near Sioux Falls, South Dakota, using airborne electromagnetic data.
Geological Survey, in cooperation with the City of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, began developing a groundwater-flow model of the Big Sioux aquifer in that will enable the City to make more informed water management decisions, such as delineation of areas of the greatest specific yield, which is crucial for locating municipal wells. Innovative tools are being evaluated as part of this study that can improve the delineation of the hydrogeologic framework of the aquifer for use in development of a groundwater-flow model, and the approach could have transfer value for similar hydrogeologic settings.
However, well and borehole data only provide hydrogeologic information for a single location; conversely, nearly continuous geophysical data are collected along flight lines using airborne electromagnetic AEM surveys. These electromagnetic data are collected every 3 meters along a flight line on average and subsequently can be related to hydrogeologic properties.
AEM data, coupled with and constrained by well and borehole data, can substantially improve the accuracy of aquifer hydrogeologic framework delineations and result in better groundwater-flow models. The survey acquired more than line-kilometers of AEM data over a total area of about square kilometers, primarily over the flood plain of the Big Sioux River between the cities of Dell Rapids and Sioux Falls.
Geological Survey inverted the survey data to generate resistivity-depth sections that were used in two-dimensional maps and in three-dimensional volumetric visualizations of the Earth. Discusses the history and structure of the online database of the second edition of the Oxford English Dictionary OED and the software tools developed at the University of Waterloo to manipulate the unusually complex database.
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A biography for elementary school students describes the life and career of Virginia Driving Hawk Sneve Sioux , a Native American free-lance writer, and includes her photograph and a map of South Dakota reservations. A story by Mrs. Sneve tells about a half- Sioux boy who confronts his heritage when his grandfather makes a long journey between his….
The DARR recommends twenty sites be retained for continued consideration as a possible location for the second high-level nuclear waste repository. It is understood there are no current plans to investigate any of the eight candidate areas. The following chapters in this report provide a summary of the specific procedural and technical problems noted in the screening methodology; and describe our concerns over the selection of NC and NC as reserve sites.
Also included are the specific comments recorded by our technical subcontractors as they examined the DARR for us. This article outlines how gay-straight alliances GSAs work to connect youth with community resources, and outlines the political and social context of GSAs in Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada. Fifteen individuals youth, teachers, and a lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer [LGBTQ] youth service provider participated in interviews…. City of Dubuque Case Study. Energy Markets and Policy Group.
The city of Dubuque , Iowa, aimed for a twofer — lower energy costs for public facilities and reduced air emissions. To achieve that goal, the city partnered with the Iowa Economic Development Authority to establish a revolving loan fund to finance energy efficiency and other energy projects at city facilities. With funding from the U. Revolving loans use a source of money to fund initial cost-saving projects, such as energy efficiency investments, then use the repayments and interest from these loans to support subsequent projects.
Berkeley Lab and the city examined two approaches to explore whether revolving loans could potentially be treated as non-debt: 1 financing arrangements containing a non-appropriation clause and 2 shared savings agreements. This fact sheet discusses both, including considerations that may factor into their treatment as debt from an accounting perspective. Investigation of wind characteristics and assessment of wind energy potential for Waterloo region, Canada.
Wind energy becomes more and more attractive as one of the clean renewable energy resources. Knowledge of the wind characteristics is of great importance in the exploitation of wind energy resources for a site.
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It is essential in designing or selecting a wind energy conversion system for any application. This study examines the wind characteristics for the Waterloo region in Canada based on a data source measured at an elevation 10 m above the ground level over a 5-year period with the emphasis on the suitability for wind energy technology applications. Characteristics such as annual, seasonal, monthly and diurnal wind speed variations and wind direction variations are examined. Wind speed data reveal that the windy months in Waterloo are from November to April, defined as the Cold Season in this study, with February being the windiest month.
It is helpful that the high heating demand in the Cold Season coincides with the windy season. Analysis shows that the day time is the windy time, with 2 p. Moreover, a model derived from the maximum entropy principle MEP is applied to determine the diurnal, monthly, seasonal and yearly wind speed frequency distributions, and the corresponding Lagrangian parameters are determined. Based on these wind speed distributions, this study quantifies the available wind energy potential to provide practical information for the application of wind energy in this area.
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