The EPA is proposing updates be made to air standards for new municipal solid waste (MSW) landfills, which would reduce methane emissions and overall pollution.
A new report from the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) reveals that 10 percent of all beaches in the U.S. do not meet the EPA’s water quality requirements. The report also recognized 35 clean or “superstar” beaches and 17 “repeat offenders” that desperately need clean water protection.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today announced the final listing of three cockatoo species under the Endangered Species Act (ESA
In order to better discover water contaminants in drinking water, the EPA has approved 21 alternative analytical methods to record levels of contaminants and determine compliance with regulations.
A pilot program of a public transit energy storage system (ESS) has been launched in Pennsylvania. The program would make the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transit Authority a producer of energy, rather than an energy consumer.
Concentrations of dissolved solids, a measure of the salt content in water, are elevated in many of the nation's streams as a result of human activities, according to a new USGS study. Excessive dissolved-solids concentrations in water can have adverse effects on the environment and on agricultural, domestic, municipal, and industrial water users.
- By Ethan Alpern
- Jun 16, 2014
In order to help combat the high amount of pollution and smog that China is currently facing, the Chinese government is planning to remove six million high-emission vehicles from the road.
A new study examined the mineral micronutrient content of four types of grain legumes: field peas, lentils, chickpeas, and common bean.
According to a new report, nearly 20 countries around the world have reduced tropical deforestation and emissions as a result of programs and policies.
In a presentation to the Governor’s Advisory Commission on Coastal Protection, Restoration and Conservation, the America’s WETLAND Foundation (AWF) has outlined new solutions to help expand and expedite coastal restoration efforts, in concert with Louisiana’s Coastal Master Plan.
Today, the EPA has released a proposal that will place tough emissions limits on coal-fired power plants, which is expected to cut carbon emissions by 30 percent.
With many families across the UK still dealing with the consequences of last winter’s flooding, the International Journal of River Basin Management has just published 10 ‘golden rules’ for strategic flood management (SFM).
ReGreen has successfully completed one of the largest multi-family portfolio solar installations of the decade in only 6 months.
In a new report, Charting New Waters explores new approaches to urban water management to ensure future water supply resiliency.
The EPA has approved requests from 6 counties in Florida and requests in Raleigh and Greensboro, N.C. to remove those areas from federal clean gasoline requirements.
A contract has been awarded by the South Florida Water Management District for construction to begin on a new water quality restoration project in the Everglades.
About half of the urban population being monitored in 91 countries is exposed to air pollution that is at least 2.5 times higher than the levels WHO recommends.
Since October 2013, the rate of earthquakes in Oklahoma has increased by 50 percent, a staggering statistic that could result in large, devastating earthquakes in the not-too-distant future.
Enzyme-based nitrate analysis will be recommended for inclusion in the list of approved methods at 40 CFR Part 136 in the next round of updates.
- By Ellen R. Campbell, Anna-Marie Davidson
- May 05, 2014
Oklahoma City has completed the $6 million Oklahoma River Inverted Siphon System Improvements, Phase II project. This project included the potential rehabilitation of an existing three-barrel inverted siphon, new inverted siphon, a sewer flow distribution vault and a sewer line connecting the new inverted siphon to the collection system.
- By Erin Boudreaux
- Apr 29, 2014