Gina McCarthy is praised by Environment and Public Works Chairman Barbara Boxer, but Ranking Member David Vitter criticizes her answers to questions he submitted.
Eleven teachers have been recognized by the White House Council on Environmental Quality and the EPA and are the winners of the 2013 Presidential Innovation Award for Environmental Educators.
A Mount Sinai researcher has found that the health of people living near toxic waste sites in India, Indonesia, and the Philippines are directly affected, causing them to miss out on healthy years of life.
ARPN calls on policymakers to investigate EPA's longstanding relationship with a consulting firm that admitted to falsifying environmental assessments.
Companies such as Southwest Airlines, Office Depot, and others are following the corporate trend of using the Sustainable Forest Initiative (SFI) label less frequently as before.
GEI Consultants, Inc., a civil, geotechnical, environmental, water resources, and ecological science and engineering firms, has elected Raymond D. Hart, P.E., G.E., as the firm’s new president by GEI’s board of directors.
Gasification Technologies Council has opened registration for their annual conference which will be held on October 13-16, 2013 in Colorado.
Community groups in Louisiana and Texas have filed a suit against the EPA, due to their failure to meet Clean Air Act deadlines and revising rules that require more accurate pollution reporting.
Dredging in the Upper Hudson River began yesterday, marking the fourth season and halfway point of the cleanup. Portions of the river are being dredged to remove sediment contaminated with polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), a chemical that could cause cancer and neurological damage, especially in children.
Cascades Antibacterial paper towel won Gold honors in the Edison Awards Consumer Packaged Goods: Cleaning Solutions Category.
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.
IFP has provided access to higher education to over 4,000 people from marginalized communities in 22 countries on their paths to social change, including many who are spearheading innovative solutions to our global environmental problems.
- By Rachel Clift
- Apr 19, 2013
The Energy Department will be investing $15.8 million over the next five years on a new dry storage research and development project that should result in safe and secure storage of used nuclear fuel.
In a meeting at the American Chemical Society, it was revealed that high levels of lead have been found in rice that’s been imported to the U.S. from certain countries. According to their research, baby food contained some of the highest levels of lead.
Canadian citizens oppose Ontario Power Generation’s plan to bury radioactive nuclear waste approximately 1,300 feet from Lake Huron.
Tyson Food, Inc. will be paying $3.95 million in penalties for Clean Air Act violations at its facilities in Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, and Nebraska.
By studying new classes of low-dosage hydrate inhibitors, a researcher from the University of Stavanger (UiS) developed new and more environmentally-friendly chemicals that can be used in oil and gas production.
A Canadian Pacific train derailed on Wednesday in western Minnesota, spilling approximately 30,000 gallons of oil. A 26,000 gallon tank ruptured and two other tanks were leaking oil as a result of the derailment.
The USDA’s Agriculture Research Service (ARS) are providing ways for farmers in the Dakotas and Montana to reduce their emissions by using agricultural practices such as tillage and cropping sequences.
By combining the Australia-based Outback Ecology with MWH Global, the companies will be able to provide more opportunities to serve mining industry clients across the full lifecycle of energy and natural resources engineering projects.