Better irrigation, drought-tolerant grasses, and rainwater harvesting are a few of the suggestions from the "Sprayed Away" report.
The Department of Buildings has launched the New York City Energy Conservation Code, part of the city’s plan to cut carbon emissions by 30 percent by 2030. Lighting, power, and HVAC in new projects or renovations must comply.
The World Resources Institute and Big Room Inc. compare different ecolabel standards to help companies and consumers make better choices to reduce their environmental impacts.
Industry agrees to halt new logging and develop conservation plans while environmental organizations will suspend "Do Not Buy" campaigns.
The Natural Resources Conservation Service program expects 75,000 more acres expected to be enrolled in Wetlands Reserve Program.
Australians donated money to the Australian Conservation Foundation for water to replenish the Hattah Lakes wetlands in northern Victoria.
Over the next two years, EPA will provide $100,000 to help the city develop projects in Health Zone 1.
Companies take grassroots measures until ROI emerges, Consortium says.
The North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System has agreed to join EPA programs that will help lower energy and water usage, waste, and air pollution at 12 areas hospitals.
The Alliance for Water Efficiency's executive director, Mary Ann Dickinson, will speak about the tracking tool, which is free to members.
The Environmental Law Institute honors five individuals and one family for their efforts to wetlands conservation.
Department of Interior will take recommendations under advisement as the agency develops guidelines for wind energy development on public and private land.
Rain Bird and Smithsonian Institution bring thought leaders together to discuss water management strategies.
The Pennsylvania Environmental Council will present the 2010 Governor's Award to businesses and organizations that have cleaned up watersheds, saved energy, and eliminated pollution.
Water conservation is a new way to live our lives, said Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed, in a message about the new education initiative.
Habitat producers can sign up through April 23 to participate in the first round of rankings for the protection initiative, which will be funneled through the Environmental Quality and Wildlife Habitat incentive programs.
A Georgia Institute of Technology and Duke University study shares how the right policies could help Texas and the South cut utility bills and create jobs.
Environmental restrictions in the Northern California supply are perpetuating shortage conditions and driving costs higher, the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California says.
Twelve entities in 10 states are receiving up to $200,000 each to train people in the cleanup of brownfields while also providing training in green building design, energy efficiency, weatherization, solar installation, green construction, and native plant revegetation.
Urban Land Institute-Ernst & Young study adds water infrastructure as a challenge that the United States needs to address in order to be competitive with China and the European Union.