This is the first federal court action brought by the government under the marine diesel engine rules.
The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement, formerly MMS, has developed rules for offshore oil and gas operations in federal waters that require operators to develop and follow a 13-point Safety and Environmental Management System.
EPA and the Justice Department announced the penalty and posted the consent decree that has been filed in a Houston federal court. It is a record civil penalty for Clean Air Act violations at an single facility.
The “Design for Reuse Primer,” a free e-book, looks at the untapped potential of material reuse through the perspectives of the architects, contractors, and clients committed to its use.
A U.S. Department of Agriculture study has developed a formaldehyde-free glue for wood applications.
The company will pay a $1.25 million civil penalty, upgrade pollution control technologies, and install covers on two wastewater tanks as a supplemental environmental project.
Glen Daigger of CH2M Hill will serve as president of IWA for a two-year term.
Research laboratories will be assessing national standards, reviewing power systems, and testing protocols for grid security technologies.
The Anglo-Dutch company has based its technology on oppositely charged electrodes combined with anionic and cationic selective membranes.
- By Michiel Lensink
- Sep 28, 2010
These additions and recent cleanups have changed the number of National Priorities List sites from 1,627 to 1,343 final and proposed sites.
This is the third year that the Students and Young Professionals Committee has managed a project in the cities that have hosted the annual conference. This year's project is called "Bioswales in the Bayou" and is designed to stem stormwater flooding in the Ninth Ward.
The Lamp Section of the National Electrical Manufacturers Association clearly wants to move forward on energy efficiency but is complaining that new legislation will make that more difficult.
The agency says existing technology will be able to capture mercury waste from dental amalgams.
In an independent review, a team found that the Department of Environmental Protection's program for oil and gas wells is well managed and meets its objectives.
EPA is contributing $6 million to the International Project for Clean Cookstoves in order to help prevent exposure to indoor smoke from cooking fires.
Photographing glaciers, valuing natural ecosystems, and establishing a seed vault are a few of the innovations created by this year's Heinz Family Foundation awardees.
The Securities and Exchange Commission's guidance on disclosing water risks most likely will increase the costs of doing business.
- By David Restaino
- Sep 23, 2010
After three years of litigation, the Evansville Greenway & Remediation Trust will be able to clean up lead and PCBs. Gas and electric and coal companies will be paying the bill.