The University of California Berkeley, University of Minnesota, and Northeastern University are among twelve colleges and universities that have signed the Green Chemistry Commitment, a consortium that designs and develops innovative, efficient, and environmentally sound chemical products and processes.
Researchers from the University of Alabama are conducting studies on the latest tornado that hit Moore, Oklahoma on May 20, 2013. The goal of the study is to better understand and prepare for future tornadoes in tornado-prone areas.
According to a new report by Black & Veatch, U.S. utilities are embracing formal asset management, but large-scale capital investment is still needed in order to make a significant impact.
Tellurex Corporation of Traverse City Michigan will be deploying tPOD1s to light the each of the 80 homes at the Christian Life Orphanage in Seeta, Uganda.
Plastics Make It Possible has launched Bathroom to Bin, a new interactive online tool that provides amusing information about plastics that can be recycled. By clicking on a virtual medicine cabinet, users can read about each type of recyclable plastic container and how it’s repurposed.
The Ohio EPA has initiated multiple studies to be conducted on the Lower Muskingum River tributaries and the Southwest Ohio River tributaries in order to monitor the water quality more closely.
In order to provide safe water through 2030, the EPA has estimated that drinking water infrastructure will need about $384 billion worth of improvements.
The U.S. Navy is teaming up with the NREL and others in order to find a more economical way to create jet fuel in large quantities from a renewable source, such as switchgrass.
At least 12 other states have laws on the books allowing companies to organize in this way, which allows them to focus on environmental and social performance, as well as profits.
In an online survey conducted by GE, Chinese residents showed the most support for water reuse when compared to counterparts in the United States and Singapore.
Simple and inexpensive residential water tank monitors can offer peace of mind for thousands of concerned citizens in China who are in need of safe and drinkable tap water.
As the price of energy rises, so do the stakes. To document the country’s dependency on fossil fuels and extraction methods that contribute to global warming, a three-month cross-country road trip has been launched by AlterNet.
Re-insulating or retrofitting older buildings can expose workers to a variety of respiratory hazards.
MS Turanor PlanetSolar, the world’s largest, solar-powered yacht ever constructed, made its first U.S. stopover on June 3 in Miami, Fla. The event marked the start of the boat’s scientific expedition along the Gulf Stream.
Director Jim Watson also announced safety stand-downs will take place in each agency region this month, as part of National Safety Month.
The first solar panel in Habitat for Humanity Japan’s pilot ‘Solar Home Recovery Project’ has been installed on the roof of the Hazawa family house.
The late senator from New Jersey worked with another member of the U.S. Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, conservative Republican David Vitter, on the Chemical Safety Improvement Act, introduced just two weeks ago.
Project Volt Gas Volt, a new green program, shows the potential of storing renewable energy in surplus, which could make nuclear energy, natural gas, fracking, and biofuels seem like energy sources from the past.
American Conservation Experience has expanded its “Volunteer Vacations” program making experiences usually reserved for AmeriCorps service members or long-term volunteers accessible to more people.
The EPA proposed two rules last week, which will help to better protect Americans from formaldehyde exposure. The harmful chemical can cause adverse health effects such as respiratory symptom and cancer.