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New Chlorine-tolerant, Desalination Membrane Hopes to Boost Access to Clean Water


July 22, 2008

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A chemical engineering professor at The University of Texas at Austin is part of a team that has developed a chlorine-tolerant membrane that should simplify the water desalination process, increasing access to fresh water and possibly reducing greenhouse gases. Full Story

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