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.
A remediation technology innovator, Stephen Koenigsberg is being recognized for his work in the field, his responsibilities, and volunteerism.
An Agricultural Research Service study found that spoilage Lactobacilli may have an application in treating textile wastewater.
Using an international collaboration, the newly formed federation will promote best practices and expects to accelerate smart grid deployment around the world.
The consulting firm invited thought leaders to six major conferences and developed recommendations for overcoming barriers to water reuse.
Lukas Loeffler, who has worked as CEO of Siemens Industry Solutions business unit, will replace Chuck Gordon.
University of Wisconsin-Extension said academia must provide greater access to environmental education for adult returning students.
The Alliance for Hazardous Materials Professionals uses emergency response scenarios to train members on the protocols for life-threatening situations.
- By L.K. Williams, EPonline
- Sep 21, 2010
Following the request for information, the San Antonio Water System will release a request for proposals on water supply diversification.
The company excavated contaminated soil near and under parts of the Brook Village parking lot in North Providence, R.I., at a cost of about $1.7 million.
The health risk and liabilities of this hazardous substance cost too much to ignore; the best approach is to eliminate the problem.
- By Tony Nocito
- Sep 16, 2010
A U.S. Chamber of Commerce spokesman said that the federal agency is trying to fix flexible permitting, but the process was not broken.