Research on gray water use for home irrigation has been getting positive initial results.
- By Paul Schattenberg
- Apr 12, 2013
"What we found is that floods have the potential to affect just about everyone who lives in California," said Kim Carsell, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' lead planner for the assessment.
In a meeting at the American Chemical Society, it was revealed that high levels of lead have been found in rice that’s been imported to the U.S. from certain countries. According to their research, baby food contained some of the highest levels of lead.
According to the Energy Information Administrations (EIA), CO2 emissions have managed to decrease each year since 2007, and 2012 had the lowest emissions since 1994.
A Spanish poultry processing firm will be upgrading its wastewater treatment plant with GE LEAPmbr Membrane Bioreactor Technology, which will double the water treatment capacity within the same footprint of the existing wastewater plant and will improve the quality of water that is discharged to comply with regulations.
In order to restore two Sierra Nevada meadows, the Sierra Nevada Conservancy will be sending $137,000 grant to American Rivers.
On April 21, Target will be giving away 1.5 million reusable bags to their customers as a way to celebrate Earth Day.
Canadian citizens oppose Ontario Power Generation’s plan to bury radioactive nuclear waste approximately 1,300 feet from Lake Huron.
As the consumer of the most energy in the U.S, it was time for the Air Force to cut back.
BASF will sponsor the second season of Sustainable Saturdays at Safeco Field with the Seattle Mariners. All-Star pitcher Felix Hernandez will challenge fans to ‘Strike Out the Landfill’.
Fat and oil used for cooking are often poured into sinks and cause buildup in drains and ultimately end up in sewer systems. This waste, called fatbergs in England, will be reused as energy at a fat-fueled power station in east London.
Cascades Moka facial tissue marks an extension to company’s growing line of sustainable, single-use paper products that eliminates chemical whitening and reduces 25 percent of its environmental impact.
In an effort to help launch their new sustainability program, the Kansas City Chiefs partnered with the EPA to hold a community-wide recycling drive at Arrowhead Stadium on April 20.
The grand opening ceremony for Seattle's Bullitt Center is set for Earth Day 2013.
At Aquatech India on April 8-10, GE will be showcasing its technologies that are helping India battle its water and wastewater challenges.
A report on the progress of the National Water Census from the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) has been released to Congress. The census is being developed to deal with the critical water needs that the country is currently facing.
Tyson Food, Inc. will be paying $3.95 million in penalties for Clean Air Act violations at its facilities in Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, and Nebraska.
In a new European project, researchers are investigating how tires can be recycled and turned into synthetic fuels and other useful materials.
The Department of Justice is gathering evidence to file criminal charges against the state.
As greenhouses gases in the atmosphere continue to rise, intense precipitation will become even more intense, according to a new NOAA-led study that has been published in Geophysical Research Letters.