FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailLOGAN, Utah-Thursday, Utah State and Southern Utah women’s tennis commences their fall season and the Aggies will have representatives at two tournaments.Competing at the Bedford Cup Thursday, hosted by the U.S. Air Force Academy of Colorado Springs, Colo. for the Aggies will be junior Rhoda Tanui of Bradenton, Fla., freshman Annaliese County of Highland, Utah’s Lone Peak High School, freshman Gabrielle Dekkers of Ammerzoden, Netherlands, freshman Sidnee Lavatai of Murray High School and Murray, Utah and sophomore Alexandra Taylor of Sydney, Australia.Southern Utah’s representatives at the Bedford Cup include senior Charity Sagiao of Nu’uli, American Samoa and junior Ghita Nassik of Mohammedia, Morocco.Schools at the Bedford Cup who Utah State and Southern Utah will compete against include host Air Force, Boise State, Idaho, Idaho State, Montana State, New Mexico, Northern Arizona, Northern Colorado and Wyoming.The Aggies will also have representatives at the Midland (Texas) Invitational which runs Friday-Sunday.The Aggies at this tournament are junior Hannah Jones of South Ogden, Utah and Bonneville High School and sophomore Alexandra Pisareva of Kyiv (Kiev), Ukraine Tags: Air Force/Alexandra Pisareva/Annaliese County/Bedford Cup/Boise State/Gabrielle Dekkers/Hannah Jones/Idaho/Idaho State/Montana State/New Mexico/Northern Arizona/Northern Colorado/Rhoda Tanui/Sidnee Lavatai/Southern Utah/Utah State/Utah State Women’s Tennis/Wyoming Brad James Written by September 12, 2018 /Sports News – Local USU/SUU Women’s Tennis Commence Fall Season
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along the Qinghai Tibet highway waste pollution problem, the government and non-governmental organizations to cooperate to explore methods of waste collection and transportation along the Qinghai Tibet highway, and plans to build 8 this year to recycling based "green station in Qinghai Tibet along the Qinghai Tibet highway".
according to the introduction, in 2013, the Hoh Xil Protected Area Management Bureau and the environmental NGO Green River Environmental Protection Association conducted survey of rubbish along the highway, in the Kunlun mountain Tanggula mountains 450 km Qinghai Tibet on both sides of the road, found a total of nearly 160 thousand pieces of rubbish, of which the vast majority are not biodegradable plastic packaging, mainly from the driver and tourists discarded.
"the garbage not only destroyed the grassland landscape, but also pollute the Tibetan Plateau and the Yangtze River water source, and directly cause harm to livestock and wild animal, plastic products can not be digested in the cattle and sheep often leads to illness and death." Green River Environmental Protection Association President Yang Xin said.
it is understood that this year, Qinghai city of Golmud province and the environmental NGO Green River Environmental Protection Association, established 8 called "green Tibet inn" public site in the range of Qinghai Tibet highway in Golmud to Tanggula town about 420 km long. The main station to garbage collection, taking into account the long-distance driver, self driving tourists to provide a short break, and focus on ecological resources and environmental protection publicity.
Yang Xin, the Green Inn will rely on the Qinghai Tibet line landscape features and free toilets, free water, free Internet, free of charge and other public services, attracting long-distance freight drivers, self driving tourists short rest stop, encourage drivers and tourists put their garbage into garbage bins, and visitors through the driver the exchange characteristics of various promotional souvenirs. Staff and volunteers will be garbage classification, compression package, with the aid of the Qinghai Tibet highway empty vehicles to transport the cheap, the garbage can be transported to the centralized disposal of Golmud.
" method of garbage collection, distributed long-distance transportation, centralized disposal "is to explore some garbage collection to the Qinghai Tibet Plateau is, if the operation is successful, can also be extended to other trunk and branch of Tibetan plateau." Golmud Urban Management Bureau official said.
it is understood that the main infrastructure construction funds and basic operating costs of the Qinghai Tibet green station by the government, the Green River Environmental Protection Association will mobilize the participation of public welfare funds. "According to preliminary budget, the infrastructure part of the government funds one-time investment 3 million 600 thousand yuan, one-time investment of 2 million yuan of social capital, 8 year post green running costs budget 910 thousand yuan, of which the government of 400 thousand yuan, 510 thousand yuan to raise society." Yang Xin said.
of Qinghai Tibet highway is one of the important channels in Tibet, it originated from Qinghai Xining, crosses the river crossing nearly 2000 kilometers, passing through Qinghai, Golmud to Tibet Lhasa, where hundreds of kilometers through the Hoh Xil National Nature Reserve and Sanjiang National Nature Reserve.