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for Carolina Country Vol. 13 Issue 1, Jan 1981
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Three geologists at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill discuss their research on North Carolina's peat resources and other alternate fuels, including shale, methane gas, and sandstone brine. The professors are Roy L. Ingram, John M. Dennison, and Daniel A. Textoris.
Today drugstores are big chain stores--modern, clean, and friendly. Martin compares today's drugstores to ones in the first third of the 20th-century when stores were privately owned.
In this article, geologists at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill discuss their research on the state’s peat resources and other alternative fuels. They have been conducting a study to inventory the total peat reserves and find out exactly how much peat North Carolina has. The geologists are also researching more productive ways of extracting synthetic gas and oil from Eastern shale rock, and exploring the use of underground methane gas and sandstone brine.
North Carolina soil conservation specialists are currently involved in a project offering assistance, support, and encouragement to help farmers in Ecuador address that country’s severe soil erosion problems. Jesse L. Hicks and other soil conservationists went to Ecuador to make recommendations and initiate development of a national soil conservation program. Ecuadorians also came to North Carolina for specialized training.