In a ceremony on campus yesterday, Arizona State University’s Sustainable Cities Network was recognized by the EPA’s Regional Administrator, Jared Blumenfeld. The Pacific Southwest Region’s 2012 Green Government Award was presented to Anne Reichman, program manager for the Sustainable Cities Network at ASU’s Global Institute of Sustainability.
William E. Hadge, P.E. has been named as the new President and CEO of GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc.
The Weather Prediction Center is one of nine national centers of the National Weather Service, which is part of NOAA.
The Baswood BioViper wastewater pretreatment system has begun operations at a Dr Pepper Snapple Group bottling plant, which helps support sustainability and reduces costs.
Cascades has expanded its Tissue Group plant in Lachute, Quebec and has received the LEED Gold certification. The plant is the first paper manufacturing facility to obtain the certification in Canada.
Researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder discovered that emissions from volcanoes around the globe can mask or reduce the effects of global warming.
During a ceremony at the White House today, President Barack Obama announced three cabinet-level nominations, including Gina McCarthy as the new administrator for the EPA.
A team of graduate students from Concordia University have developed a new tool that rates the level of compliance between environmental impact and the urban planning goals of development projects, which will also help increase the potential for long-term sustainability.
The National Academy of Sciences has turned 150 and will celebrate with several activities throughout the year.
The latest restoration efforts for Little Coal River is sponsored by the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection and will enhance water quality on a 15-mile stretch of the river from Danville downstream to McCorkle.
eRecyclingCorps reached the milestone last month, less than five years after the organization was founded.
USDA scientists and cooperators developed an interactive atlas of wireless plants in Guatemala that are closely related to crop plants, which will make it easier to preserve plants with genes that are vital to global food security.
The European Union (EU) awarded the international Mare Nostrum consortium more than $4 million to find new ways of preserving the Mediterranean Sea and its coastline.
Participants from Albania to Zimbabwe tested their local waterways, according to the new Year in Review report from the Water Environment Federation and the International Water Association.
Staff at Mutual Housing California is expecting its most recent development in Davis, Calif., to get a high rating when its Build It Green (BIG) certification from the Oakland-based nonprofit comes through.
Gardner-Fields, Inc. of Tacoma, Washington and IBC Manufacturing Co. of Memphis, Tennessee will be paying fines for violating federal pesticide laws, according to separate settlements announced by the EPA.
The Ohio EPA plans to modify the biocriteria training and certification requirements for the Voluntary Action Program (VAP) and will hold a public hearing on March 4, 2013 to accept comments.
The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation’s Office of Energy Programs are now accepting applications for the 2013 Energy Camps, which provides K-12 teachers with the resources needed to teach students about the science of energy and energy conservation in the classroom.
Researchers have discovered a new process that enables natural resource managers to better conserve particular wildlife, plants, and ecosystems as the climate continues to change.
Air Cycle’s CFL Premium Bulb Eater has won a Building Operating and Management Top Products award for 2013.