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HARC Newsletter | September 2016

Field Testing of Dual Fuel Natural Gas/Diesel Engine Performance and Emissions in Oil & Gas Operations
HARC scientists designed and built an intrinsically safe, state-of-the-art Real-Time Emissions Measurement System (REMS), suitable for use in a hazardous environment where hydrocarbon vapor may be present, such as an active drilling or hydraulic fracturing location. The instrument package features a real-time exhaust emissions data acquisition system utilizing Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (FTIR) and an AVL micro soot sensor.
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Watershed Protection Planning in Galveston Bay
HARC is pleased to announce that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has reviewed and accepted the stakeholder-approved Double Bayou Watershed Protection Plan as meeting the agency’s guidelines for watershed-based plans. The Double Bayou Watershed Protection Plan describes voluntary implementation strategies to reduce non-point source pollution in the watershed.
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Featured Researcher
Likun Chen
IT & Web Development Specialist
Likun Chen is an IT & Web Development Specialist at HARC. He is responsible for IT support and admins all HARC onsite and cloud-based servers. He also utilizes his full-stack background and expertise in multimedia post-production to develop data visualization and web applications for multiple projects.
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Announcements & Upcoming Events
Researchers will present on Power Resilience and PACE Financing at USGBC Texas Gulf Coast 6th Annual Energy Summit October 13
HARC's Gavin Dillingham and Satish Ravindran will present at the USGBC Texas Gulf Coast 6th Annual Energy Summit on Thursday, October 13, 2016 in Houston.
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EFD Program to receive honorable mention award at IOGCC annual meeting October 3
The EFD Program has been selected by the IOGCC Compact Commission’s Stewardship Award Subcommittee to receive an honorable mention award in the Environmental Partnership category on October 3, 2016.
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Rich Haut at GSA Annual Meeting and Exposition September 26
HARC’s Rich Haut will present at the Geological Society of America Annual Meeting and Exposition at The Colorado Convention Center in Denver on September 26, 2016.
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HARC will be discussing CHP at WEFTEC 2016 September 25-28
HARC's Gavin Dillingham and Satish Ravindran will manage a booth to promote U.S. DOE CHP TAP at the Water Environment Federation 6th Annual Technical Exhibition and Conference on September 25-28, 2016 in New Orleans.
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Watch U.S. DOE SW CHP TAP and IDEA webinar on District Energy & CHP - A Win-Win Combination
Watch U.S. DOE Southwest Combined Heat and Power Technical Assistance Partnership (SW CHP TAP) and IDEA webinar on District Energy & CHP - A Win-Win Combination.
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Watch Southwest CHP TAP webinar on Cogeneration in Data Centers
DOE's Southwest CHP TAP and HARC lead a webinar on CHP in Data Centers - Building IT Resilience and Lowering Costs webinar on September 13, 2016.
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