Browse Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (ISTC) by Author "Holm, Nancy"

  • Scrogum, Joy; Holm, Nancy (2013-12-05)
    Joy Scrogum and Nancy Holm - Sustainable Electronics Initiative Co-Coordinators both from Illinois Sustainable Technology Center. For ISTC's 2013 International Sustainable Electronics Competition (formerly the International ...

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  • Holm, Nancy; Dankowicz, Harry; Malmström, Maria; Gröndahl, Fredrik; Ganguly, Rupa; Stablein, Michael (2013-10)
    ISTC held a mini-symposium in October 2013 on the role of algae in future commercial applications for food, feed, bio-based materials, and bioenergy. Srirupa Ganguly of ISTC, Harry Dankowicz of the U of I Department of ...

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  • Jiang, Junhua; Holm, Nancy (2013)
    Known as “agricultural residue,” corn cobs are typically left on the field after harvest and wasted. But if farmers collected corn cobs to sell as a carbon source, the farmer would earn a little extra income and the tech ...

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  • Holm, Nancy; Meschewski, Elizabeth; Sharma, B.K.; Spokas, Kurt; Kelly, John (2013)
    Researchers Nancy Holm, Elizabeth Meschewski, and B.K. Sharma of ISTC along with Kurt Spokas – U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, St. Paul, MN – and Lacy Walsh, ISTC’s 2013 Summer Intern from ...

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  • Holm, Nancy; Martin, Jennifer (2018-09-06)
    Nancy Holm, Assistant Director, and Jennifer Martin, Environmental Program Development Specialist, both from the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, a division of the Prairie Research Institute at the University of ...

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  • Zheng, Wei; Holm, Nancy; Meschewski, Beth (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2013)
    In spring 2013, ISTC became involved as a partner with a new program in Champaign Country which collects old and unwanted drugs to keep them out of landfills, or to keep them from being flushed down the toilet. The project ...

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  • Scott, John; Zheng, Wei; Holm, Nancy; Panno, S.V.; Kelly, W.R.; McNeish, R.E.; Hoellein, T.J.; Baranski, E.L. (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2018)
    Low concentrations of microplastics are present in Illinois’ karst groundwater, according to a preliminary study completed in spring 2018. This is the first time that microplastics have been detected in groundwater. The ...

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  • Zheng, Wei; Scott, John W.; Holm, Nancy; Machesky, Michael L. (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2018-11)
    Agricultural fields in the Midwestern United States are commonly tile-drained. This drainage system is used to remove excess water from the soil profile to increase crop production and promote soil conservation. However, ...

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  • Holm, Nancy; Cosper, Stephen; Meschewski, Elizabeth (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2016-11-30)
    This paper was developed to provide general information about the issue of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in schools.

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  • Zheng, Wei; Meschewski, Elizabeth; Holm, Nancy (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2013)
    Two important sources of PPCPs and hormones in the environment are municipal/industrial wastewater treatment plants (WWTPs) and concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs). WWTPs cannot completely eliminate all PPCPs ...

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  • Holm, Nancy; Martin, Jennifer (2019-06-21)
    Outline of Presentation: Why prepare options Now for PV End-of-Life? What are the current PV End-of-Life options in Europe and the U.S.? What are the most common PV recycling processes? What is Illinois doing to address ...

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  • Miller, Gary D.; Holm, Nancy (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2009-03)
    In order to understand the current status of research on PPCPs in the state of Illinois and provide an opportunity for discussion about research needs, in April 2008 the Waste Management and Research Center (WMRC), a ...

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  • Zheng, Wei; Meschewski, Elizabeth; Dodgen, Laurel; Holm, Nancy; Kammin, Laura; Plewa, Michael (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2014)
    Wastewater treatment plants (WWTPs) and concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs) are identified to be point sources for discharging PPCPs and hormones into the environment. In July 2014, the University of Illinois ...

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  • Jiang, Junhua; Holm, Nancy; Zheng, Lei; Chen, Fangling (2014)
    Both the mini-chunk and thin-film electrodes proved to have good capacitive performance (~30 F g-1) in two symmetrical electrode supercapacitors and no degradation after 2,600 CV cycles.

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  • Zheng, Wei; WIles, Kelsey N.; Holm, Nancy; Deppe, Nathan A.; Shipley, Clinton R. (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2013)
    A team led by Wei Zheng, senior research scientist at ISTC, investigated whether our food is at risk of accumulating PPCPs when irrigated with wastewater from concentrated animal feedlot operations (CAFOs) and wastewater ...

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  • Scrogum, Joy; Holm, Nancy (2012-12-04)
    Joy Scrogum and Nancy Holm - Sustainable Electronics Initiative Coordinators both from Illinois Sustainable Technology Center. For ISTC's 2012 Sustainable Electronics Initiative International E-waste Design Competition, ...

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