EPA has slated five listening sessions related to updating the Clean Air Act's pollution standards for power plants and refineries.
The city and the company, operating under a long-term contract, have developed a successful biosolids program and made significant wastewater treatment plant improvements.
Assistance is available for community-based parnterships to develop local environmental priorities; the deadline for application is March 22.
EPA has disapproved Vermont’s 2002 water quality plan that set phosphorus targets for discharges into Lake Champlain.
Pureti was applied to asphalt and concrete paving near the LSU campus; Professor Hassan is monitoring air quality and groundwater runoff from the site.
The Natural Resources Defense Council and Health Care Without Harm say that efforts to block EPA's carbon dioxide pollution actions will result in adverse health consequences.
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory's Alla Zelenyuk said the results could have profound implications for policy governing particulate matter.
“As PV technology improvements reduce cost faster than conventional technologies reduce cost, the world is likely to soon see an environment where PV subsidies are no longer necessary,” said report author Anthony Pavone.
Hovensa LLC also will pay more than $5.3 million to settle Clean Air Act violations; EPA estimates smog and asthma-causing emissions will be reduced by 8,500 tons per year.
Founding members are signatories to the Carsharing Industry Code of Ethics and Standards of Practices, which articulates the purpose, definition, and goals of carsharing.
The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement is developing a programmatic environmental impact statement for the Outer Continental Shelf and is seeking public comment.
The Health Effects Institute will develops tools to examine the combined effects of air pollution exposures on public health and the relationship between air quality and climate change.
The Center for Biological Diversity and Pesticide Action Network claim that the agency has failed to properly protect more than 200 endangered and threatened species from harmful pesticides.
The program will assess environmental opportunities across participating private equity firms' portfolios and suggest strategies to capture value.
The former Kentucky utility director started Jan. 24 as WEF’s new executive director.
As a first step, the organizations will combine forces at the April Water Matters! Fly In.
EPCOR will reportedly purchase these water and wastewater services for an estimated $470 million.
ASTM's sustainability committee has adopted standards that may impact cement and concrete-based building materials.
Testimony at a Jan. 14 public hearing in Dallas on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s dispute with Texas over greenhouse gas (GHG) permitting was almost unanimously positive, in stark contrast with the combative stance the state has taken. No representatives from the state attended the meeting.
- By Laura Williams
- Jan 21, 2011
Usibelli Coal Mine Inc., owner of an open-pit coal mine near Healy in Alaska’s central interior, has signed a consent agreement and final order that resolves water permit violations and numerous unpermitted discharges.