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Evansville Greenway Site Wins National Environmental Award

The site is a newly opened section of greenway built upon a remediated scrap yard near downtown Evansville, Ind.

EPA Awards $5.5M to 3 Consortia to Support Nanotechnology Research

In collaboration with the United Kingdom, the agency and the Consumer Product Safety Commission are pooling funds to determine whether health risks exist in products using nanotechnology.

Blue Ribbon Committee to Address Resiliency for Gulf Coast

America’s WETLAND Foundation has launched an 18-month program that will involve communities from Texas to Florida.

EPA Says 2012 Budget Proposal Is 13% Leaner than 2010

Funding support remains for the Great Lakes, water and wastewater treatment, Superfund, and enforcement.

PNNL Study: Worldwide Sulfur Emissions Rose between 2000 and 2005

Shipping and growing Chinese economy top growth in analysis of 150 years of emissions.

Attorneys General Urge Upton to Let Toxic Emissions Rules Stand

New York's Schneiderman warns that proposed resolution would weaken protections from mercury emitted by cement plants.

Duke Institute Seeks to Upgrade Job Prediction Models

Such critical elements as job definition, the economy's overall unemployment rate, or economic differentiation typically are not taken into account in most job measurement estimates.

Clark County Solids Dewatering Facility Earns 2010 Award

The CH2M Hill-designed facility earns praise from publication and the American Public Works Association-Nevada Section.



Environmental Managers and their Earning Power

Here's a glimpse of some preliminary results in the 2010 Environmental Protection Salary Survey.

Risk Assessment Conference Slated for Feb. 15-16

EPA will host a conference on advancing the next generation of risk assessment in Washington, D.C.

Free GSA Sustainable Facilities Tool Available Now

The Web-based tool should help government and industry personnel identify and prioritize cost-effective, sustainable strategies for small projects that do not normally engage workplace consultants or designers.

Fungal Growth Standard Provides Go-To Reference for Mold Assessment

ASTM subcommittee is trying to bring consistent, reliable, and accurate sampling to the practice.

14 Chemicals Not Eligible for Confidentiality Claims, EPA Says

As a part of its commitment to transparency, the agency is reviewing confidential business information claims related to health and safety studies submitted under TSCA.

Cemex to Pay $1.4M for Clean Air Act Violations

The company also will install control technologies that will reduce nitrogen oxides and sulfur dioxide emissions emanating from its Fairborn, Ohio plant.

DOE boosts solar development with more funding.

DOE Adds $77M to Stimulate Solar and Wind Development

The Sunshot program will receive $27 million in projects to advance manufacturing while wind initiatives will include $50 million in research and development.

Wind Power Buildout Could Kill Millions of Birds, Conservation Group Says

We need more data, the American Bird Conservancy said, adding that environmental oversight or assessment can help developers be certain that significant numbers of birds will not be harmed.

Continuous emissions monitoring

McIlvaine Forecasts Up to $3B Market for Air Pollution Monitoring, Control

Taking into account revenues for ambient monitoring systems, intermittent stack sampling, and process control using pollutant analyzers, the world market could be more than $3 billion, according to McIlvaine's latest report.

Who's Doing What

Find out who was hired, what companies were acquired, and which smart bidders won contracts since the start of 2011.

Survey of EUEC Attendees Finds More than Half Are Not Measuring Carbon

Enviance commissioned a survey of 143 energy and utility professionals at EUEC 2011 to determine the industry's progress toward compliance with new regulations.

NEWEA Gives Leominster Facility Environmental Safety Honor

Leominster’s wastewater treatment plant, which is managed by Veolia Water North America, received the George W. Burke Jr. Award.

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