Lowey won for his article "Pipe Dream," which ran in the May-June 2015 edition of ACCN
. The article focused on assessing the risks and potential hazards of two proposed oil sands export pipelines from Alberta to the British Columbia coast--Enbridge's Northern Gateway pipeline and Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain expansion project--and the increase in ocean-going oil tanker traffic that would result.
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specific procurements--for example, favorable prices for pharmaceuticals and adult briefs.
You may still be harbouring the winter blahs, but this March-April issue of ACCN
will help banish them.
contributor Nicola Jones takes a look at Alberta's oil patch as the industry tries to find innovative ways to cope with the massive pollution problems created by bitumen tailing ponds and emissions.
news editor Tyler Irving's Chemical News section embraces the quirky to the practical, and everything in between.
Do you consider Integran a nanotechnology company?
respondents are relatively young, with 60 per cent under the age of 50.
Veteran science writer and ACCN
contributor Tim Lougheed also looks at the growing importance of medical isotopes in the early detection and diagnosis of diseases like cancer in his excellent story "Redemption Road for Radiation." Staff writer Tyler Irving's Q and A with the University of Toronto's Scott Tanner also tackles the relationship between medicine and chemistry.
: You mentioned that increasing the lifetime of lithium-ion batteries is important for things like wind energy; what determines how long a battery will last?