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Road Conditions Show Improvement and Higher Level of Efficiency Across the Nation

According to a new highway report, roads across the U.S are smoother and less congested this year, along with fewer deficient bridges.

Groups Urge Companies to Reject Canadian Tar Sands

In a letter from Sierra Club and ForestEthics, nearly 60 organizations are asking U.S. corporations to stop using tar sands.

Approaching Water Crisis Studied by The Saturday Evening Post

In the July/August issue of The Saturday Evening Post, Barry Yeoman takes a look at the current water situation and discusses what can be done to help protect future generations.

Illinois River Gets Protected for Another 20 Years

The Interior Department has given a 20-year extension on protecting Oregon’s National Wild and Scenic Illinois River from mineral withdrawal.

Garden Enthusiasts Get Practical Solutions to Climate Change at Home

A new program allows Americans to see the impacts of climate change in gardens and the many things that are being done to help prevent or prepare for it.

ABB’s Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure Team Receives Pioneer Award

The Green Parking Council has presented the Pioneer Award to ABB’s Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure team due to their work mobility innovation, and has also been honored by the Sustainable Parking Association.

Five Nominees Win 2013 River Heroes Awards

During the 2013 River Heroes Awards hosted by River Network in St. Louis, 5 individuals were announced as winners for their dedication to improving water quality, environmental justice, education, and volunteering to protect the most important natural resource of all.

Ocean Data Collection Easier with Robotic Probe Launcher

WHOI engineers created an advanced robotic auto-launcher system in order to systematically collect ocean data more efficiently and effectively.



Four Scientists Honored at White House

Four scientists, who lead citizen science groups funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF), were honored in a White House ceremony this morning.

IBM to Improve Dutch Flood Control and Water Management Systems

IBM will be using smart information exchange to accelerate water management innovation.

The Center of Solar Energy to Hold Briefing on Photovoltaic Products

In collaboration with Texas A&M University – Central Texas, the Center for Solar Energy will be hosting a media briefing on Thursday, June 27, to speak about the creation of a new technology zone in central Texas to discover photovoltaic (PV) products that are made and created in the U.S.

New Training Center Launched by CA-NV American Water Works Association

A new educational center to help train water professionals will be opening in West Sacramento, as part of the California-Nevada Section of the American Water Works Association (CA-NV AWWA).

Electric Motorcycle Unveiled to Celebrate 50th Anniversary of The Great Escape

In 1963, The Great Escape was a movie that starred Steve McQueen and featured the iconic motorcycle jump. For its fiftieth anniversary, McQueen Motorcycle will unveil an electric motorcycle to commemorate the movie and to promote a cleaner future.

Former Senator Welcomes Attendees at Final Day of Xperience Efficiency 2013

On Thursday, June 20, Xperience Efficiency kicked off its final day with the Honorable Kay Bailey Hutchison, former U.S. Senator, Texas as the keynote speaker.

More than $14 Million Awarded in Clean Vessel Act Grants

To help support clean waters and recreational boating, over $14 million in funding has been provided to several U.S. states under the Clean Vessel Act (CVA) grant program.

Process Solution Offers Refineries Unparalleled Corrosion Control for Crude Unit Overhead Systems

GE’s New TrueSense minimizes variations with optimized chemical feed, core element of a suite of complementary technologies, and is skid-mounted with a ground-level unit that makes installation and maintenance easy.

The Largest Dam Removal in California Begins Today

A groundbreaking ceremony started today at the historic tearing down of the antiquated San Clemente Dam.

Lineup Announced for SXSW Eco 2013 Event

For the third-annual SXSW Eco, Robin Chase, founder and CEO of Buzzcar and former CEO of ZipCar has been added as the keynote speaker for the event.

Scientists Create Sodium-Ion Battery from Wood

By using a small piece of wood and coating it with tin, scientists have created a small, long-lasting, and eco-friendly energy source.

Musicians Launch Eco-Friendly Tour

The Barenaked Ladies, Ben Folds Five, and Guster have started an environmentally friendly music tour and help promote the Lacey Act.

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