BlackGold Biofuels opened up a new facility in North Carolina, where wastewater will be converted into biofuel. Though it is common practice for cooking oils to be recycled into biofuels, transforming wastewater into biofuel is a more transient feat and not as common.
During today’s dedication ceremony of the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum, President Bill Clinton mentioned that the new library has already obtained a platinum LEED certification, which makes the facility the first presidential library to achieve such a certification as a new construction.
Wild Selections, a new line of Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certified products has been launched by Bumble Bee Foods, and a portion of the sales will go to the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) in support of protecting marine life and promoting sustainable fishing practices.
The State Electronics Challenge has awarded the Ohio EPA a bronze recognition for its efforts in decreasing the environmental footprint of its computer equipment.
In a new study conducted by the North Carolina State University, researchers have found that pesticide exposure can affect the reproduction abilities of “water fleas”, causing them to produce more male offspring and creating reproductive issues in females.
Smith’s “Thinking Green” initiative incorporates sustainable concepts into trade floor renovation and floor plan.
An elementary school in New Jersey has been named the winner of the third-annual Energy Star National Building Competition by the EPA.
For Earth Day, the National Park Service (NPS) released a status report on its Green Parks Plan. The report found parks have diverted 28 percent of municipal solid waste since 2007 thanks in part to a growing number of parks halting the sale of bottled water.
The Coca-Cola Foundation awarded more than 27 Sustainability Initiatives grant in the U.S. in 2012 and is already preparing for a “Greener” 2013.
To celebrate Earth Day this year, Tilt World 1.8, is going free and offering double points, which will allow players to plant twice as many real trees, for Earth Day through the end of April.
Emerson’s Ovation expert control system provides flexible and accurate control of a powerful biomass gasification plant in France.
Discharged water at a Russian refinery will be able to meet strict regulations for limits of chemical oxygen demand in river by using GE’s ZeeWeed wastewater treatment technology to reduce freshwater consumption.
A construction project worth almost $32 million for a 15-megawatt solar photovoltaic (PV) power plant in the Islamic Republic of Mauritania has been launched by Masdar, Abu Dhabi’s renewable energy company.
In OSCA’s second report card, federal government administrative agencies, oil companies and their industry associations, and Congress were all given a grade on how they each worked to implement the recommendations set up by the Commission.
The EPA has reached a settlement with SL Industries, Inc. and SL Surface Technologies, Inc. for soil cleanup, groundwater protection, and to reimburse the EPA’s costs at the Puchack Well Field Superfund site in Pennsauken Township, New Jersey.
The U.S. Department of Justice and the EPA have approved a decree that will give the Unified Government (UG) of Wyandotte County/Kansas City, Kan., four years to develop a sustainable plan and implementation schedule for integrated overflow control.
Beginning on Saturday, April 20 and lasting through Sunday, Tennessee State Parks will be sponsoring free, guided hikes at each state park as a way to celebrate Earth Day this year.
Because food scarcity is a growing concern across the world, researchers have studies millet grain as a large agricultural contributor due to the grain’s resilience to drought, water scarcity, and the ever-changing climate.
Since methane is more harmful than CO2 and is very influential in climate change, researchers have found a new way to capture the greenhouse gas.
Released by the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement last week, the final rule will take effect June 4 and expands on the initial Safety and Environmental Management Systems rule issued in October 2010.