Events for the week of July 5th

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  • Week of Sunday, July 5
Western Cuyahoga Audubon Society Member Meeting and Summer Speaker Series 2020

Western Cuyahoga Audubon Society Member Meeting and Summer Speaker Series 2020

July 7, 2020 - 7:30pm

Program: “From Landfill to Urban Park” Presenter: Isaac Robb, Director of Urban Projects, Western Reserve Land Conservancy Date & Time: Tuesday, July 7, 2020: Member Meeting at 7:30 p.m. Speaker at 8:00 p.m. Programs are free and open to the public.

Engineering Library Summer Workshop: Lions and Tigers and Predatory Journals, Oh My!

July 8, 2020 - 2:00pm

  In this workshop, you will learn strategies for navigating through the jungle of scholarly publishing. Have you ever wondered how to identify which journal to publish in? Want to learn how to avoid predatory publishers? What is the difference between traditional publishing and open access? This workshop will provide answers to these questions and more. Bring your own questions too! Taught by Kari Kozak, Head, Lichtenberger Engineering Library. 

Results of EPA/EGLE Study "Targeted and Nontargeted Analysis of PFAS in Fume Suppressant Products at Chrome Plating Facilities"

July 9, 2020 - 9:00am

Beginning in 2017, the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy (EGLE) found unexpectedly high levels of perfluorooctane sulfonic acid (PFOS) in chrome plater effluent, which is generally routed to wastewater treatment plants (WWTPs) for treatment along with municipal sanitary wastewater before discharge to lakes and streams.  In 2018 EGLE asked the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to conduct a study to answer the question of whether the "PFOS-free" fume...