Today, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) released its annual list of the top states for new LEED certifications in 2012. According to the results, Texas ranks No. 10.
GE and Sealed Air’s Diversey business expand their water alliance to the food and beverage industry in India.
A new catalytic converter, known to drastically reduce emissions, has been released by ACAT Global.
Shorenstein Properties LLC obtains LEED Gold certification for its office park in Atlanta, Ga.
According to a recent report from Pike Research, a part of Navigant’s Energy Practice, sales of PEVs in the largest 102 cities in the U.S. will total slightly more than 1.8 million by 2020.
The EPA has announced a new voluntary clean air program, ‘PM Advance’, which will help communities continue to meet soot pollution standards, improve air quality, and protect public health.
The IEA has started a new regional technology study that helps determine the best way to make the Nordic region carbon-neutral by 2050. According to the research, around 3,000 offshore wind turbines will need to be in use in the region in order for success.
As of Jan. 24, consumers and businesses in Pennsylvania will no longer be allowed to throw away any electronic devices with their trash.
EPA won a decision at the D.C. Circuit in June 2012 allowing it to use its authority under the Clean Air Act to address climate change. With EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson leaving, how quickly will it act?
- By Christopher Ahlers, John David Baumgarten, Jared E. Schroder
- Jan 22, 2013
"I would expect some action on ozone, some forward progress to happen on ozone, in the coming year," says Christopher Ahlers, a fellow at the Vermont Law School's Environmental and Natural Resources Law Clinic who is teaching an elective course on air pollution law and policy this semester.
- By Jerry Laws
- Jan 21, 2013
Section 126 of the Clean Air Act authorizes individual states to file petitions with EPA to stop interstate air pollution, and it may be the most effective legal tool available. The question is how aggressively EPA will pursue it.
- By Christopher Ahlers, Will Bittinger
- Jan 21, 2013
With new water recycling technology powered by GE, two Texas power plants will be able to recycle more than 98 percent of wastewater and eliminate wastewater discharge to drought-ridden areas.
The Ohio EPA has awarded a $48,460 grant to help improve wetlands education opportunities associated with the Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge Association.
Engineers Without Borders USA (EWB-USA), a non-profit humanitarian organization, and MWH Global, a strategic consulting, technical engineering and construction services firm leading the wet infrastructure sector, launched a new partnership to improve the lives of people around the world.
FreeWave’s reliable, long range and easily deployed radios gather and transmit critical data for water and wastewater facilities.
According to the EPA’s annual Toxic Release Inventory (TRI), air pollutants continue to decrease while toxic chemicals seem to be on the rise.
By researching the diet of lady beetles, USDA scientists have learned more about the movement of these insects and how they may be beneficial in farm fields by eating crop pests.
According to a new study, there are now five times as many record-breaking hot months worldwide than could be expected without long-term global warming.
As part of the new contract with GE and the world’s largest wastewater treatment plant, eight vertical variable-speed power conversion drive trains will power the STEP Feed Pipeline Project, GE solutions will increase energy efficiency, lower maintenance, and control plant water flow, and will help strengthen the presence of GE’s power conversion business in the Middle East Water Industry.
The NREL and Stanford are teaming up to develop peel-and-stick solar cells, which could become devices to charge battery operated products, such as cell phones, in the future.