Environmental Protection

Land


Navy to Clean Up Oahu Superfund Sites

The Navy's computer and radio transmitter facilities on Oahu still require cleanup of PCBs, volatile organic and semi-volatile organic compounds, and metals

EPA Releases Web Tools during Earth Month

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is offering daily tips, podcasts, and blog opportunities in celebration of Earth Month.

ASTM's ESA Standard Now Complies with AAI Rule

The Environmental Site Assessment process for forestland or rural property now complies with EPA's All Appropriate Inquiries Rule.

Public Lands Act Adds Conservation System and 2 Million Acres

Newly signed law establishes a conservation system and adds land set aside for wilderness.

Chemist Develops Test for Arsenic Compounds in Soil

University of Massachusetts scientists have created an accurate test for arsenic compounds in soil.

McDonald's Vows to Reduce Pesticide Use

McDonald's will promote best practices in pesticide use reduction within its American potato supply chain.

SPCC Rule Changes Now Effective in 2010

January 14 is the date by which new amendments to the Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure regulations become effective.



Commentary

Superfund Follies Part II

Through 2005, Superfund, has resulted in the expenditure of more than $35 billion in federal funds and an unknown amount of private funds.

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