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Oil and gas brine 'no better' controlling dust than rainwater, researchers find

5/26/2022

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection published a report from Penn State researchers showing that spreading wastewater from conventional oil and gas wells on unpaved roads, a longstanding practice for dust suppression, works "no better" than rainwater and is harmful to the environment.

New civil engineering faculty examines how technology impacts the way we travel

9/10/2021

Navigating by smartphone is commonplace today, so it may be easy to forget that not long ago, drivers found their destinations using folded maps stuffed in glove boxes.

Still waiting at an intersection? Banning certain left turns helps traffic flow

7/12/2021

According to a Penn State engineer, well-placed left turn restrictions in certain busy intersections loosen many of the bottlenecks that hamper traffic efficiency.

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