Detailed analysis of the May 24 limited sampling of floodwaters in the Birds Point-New Madrid Floodway in southeast Missouri found contamination at levels typically found in the Mississippi River in nine samples of collected water.
Situated on the rooftop of an industrial building in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, Gotham Greens' state-of-the-art greenhouse facility has harvested and delivered the first of its 100 annual tons of premium quality, pesticide-free vegetables and herbs.
Scientists have developed a way to transform ordinary sand — a mainstay filter material used to purify drinking water throughout the world — into a "supersand" with five times the filtering capacity of regular sand.
A new federal partnership aims to stimulate regional and local economies, create local jobs, improve quality of life, and protect Americans’ health by revitalizing urban waterways in under-served communities across the country.
More than anything else, CO2 emissions that cause climate change are dependent upon how much goods and services people consume, not where they live.
The requirements establish limits on nitrogen oxides emissions and require the use of fuel with lower sulfur content, protecting people’s health and the environment by reducing ozone-producing pollution, which can cause smog and aggravate asthma.
Development of disease resistance among Chesapeake Bay oysters calls for a shift in oyster-restoration strategies within the Bay and its tributaries.
As many people deal with tightening their belts and trimming expenditures, they struggle with the dilemma of saving the planet or saving cash. Here we offer a few tips on how you can do both at the same time.
Researchers at the University of Calgary’s Schulich School of Engineering are developing new ways to produce biofuel from organic waste in a sustainable and affordable way.
A new survey conducted by WCS scientists, supported by the U.S. Agency for International Development, reveals that large mammals, including Asiatic black bears, gray wolves, markhor goats, and leopard cats, are surviving in parts of Afghanistan after years of conflict.
Looking for recycling options is one million times easier today than it was 20 years ago. Earth911, Inc., a recycling directory host in North America, recently added its one millionth recycling listing to its directory.
U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced that eight projects in five states - California, Connecticut, Louisiana, Texas, and Utah - have been selected to receive up to $11.3 million to support the research and development of pioneering geothermal technologies.
Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Prologis and NRG Energy announce an offer of a conditional commitment from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Loan Programs Office to help finance the largest distributed rooftop solar generation project in the world.
EPA, in keeping with the administration’s focus to ensure that the agency leverages domestic resources safely and responsibly, announced the next steps in its congressionally mandated hydraulic fracturing study.
A new Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) establishes a common process for the agencies to follow in analyzing the potential air quality impacts of proposed oil and gas activities on federally managed public lands.
Huge Arizona fires making headlines around the globe have destroyed dozens of structures and burned nearly three-quarters of a million acres. They also are contributing to global warming, scientists say, by upsetting the carbon balance while they are burning and for years to come.
The designation encompasses the 92,665 square miles of the country's exclusive economic zone on its Pacific and Caribbean coasts.
The Green Building Opportunity Index remains the first office market assessment tool to provide weighted comparisons of top U.S. office markets on the basis of both real estate fundamentals and green development considerations.
A new study, finds EPA long overdue on a regulatory revision and at risk of allowing major costs to be imposed on the American public.
A report ordered by Congress in 2005 on the connection between U.S. energy production and demands on water supplies is the target of a Freedom of Information Action lawsuit filed by Civil Society Institute against the U.S. Department of Energy.