After extensive effluent testing and thorough examination of the existing STP process a UF 'Polishing' Plant was designed by Dowdens inhouse Water Treatment Engineering Dept. capable of processing up to 180kL of partially treated sewage effluent per day.
The significant environmental effects of surface mines attract attention wherever the mines are located. Alteration of terrain, destruction of plant life and adverse effects on indigenous animals are inevitable consequences of surface mining.
I believe that answer A is correct in light of the request for continued examination combined with the IDS. The RCE restarts the clock for IDS submission requirements to 37 CFR 1.97(b)(4) Before the mailing of a first Office action after the filing of a request for continued examination under 167; 1.114.