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Invasive Species Program Launched at UT Austin

To combat and manage invasive species such as fire ants and Cactoblastis moths, the Texas Invasive Species Program has been established at The University of Texas at Austin with a $2.7 million donation from the Lee and Ramona Bass Foundation.

Villahermosa Flood Control Project Relies on Wolverine Dredge

After a major flood in 2007, the Mexican city, with help from private industry and federal and state governments, has been clearing several rivers with hydraulic dredges.

Conservatives' Approach to Energy and Environmental Stewardship Recognized in New Papers

The Conservation Leadership Council has released six academic papers that offer important conservative perspectives on a wide range of environmental and energy challenges.

Nesting Gulf Loggerheads Face Offshore Risks

The long-range nesting patterns of loggerhead sea turtles reveal their new habitats and the risks involved.

World Water Works Invests in Algae-Based Technology

A new partnership between World Water Works and Aquanos Energy, Ltd. will promote innovative algae-based technology for wastewater purification and renewable energy production.

Seward Power Station Receives ecomagination Leadership Award

NRG Energy’s Seward Power Station has been recognized by GE for reducing total water treatment costs by 25 percent over six years and saving 100 million gallons of water each annually.

Palouse Wind Project Celebrates First Milestone

The Palouse Wind Project held an event yesterday that highlighted the projects first 150,000 megawatt hours generated and clean energy for the Northwest.

Dow Wins Innovation Award at Aquatech China 2013

Dow’s FILMTEC Eco Elements received recognition at the annual expo, Aquatech.



Farmworker Study Ties Drug-Resistant Staph to Animal Antibiotics

Authors of a paper published online by the open-access journal PLOS ONE reported livestock-associated MRSA and multidrug-resistant staph were present only among workers exposed to industrial livestock operations.

New Green Roof Project Launched in Wisconsin

J.W. Winco, Inc. has started a new green roofing project in New Berlin, Wisconsin to showcase the latest in their pro-environmental efforts.

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.

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