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Pharmacies Launch Safe Disposal Initiative for Unused Medicine

“Dispose My Meds” pharmacies will provide consumers with postage-paid envelopes or onsite programs where pharmaceuticals are collected and disposed of properly.

EPA Orders Landowners to Restore Salmon Stream, Wetlands

Robert and Nancy Loomis allegedly discharged fill material into a wetland on their property that drains into the Takhin River in Alaska.

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Experts Address Water Conservation, Supply at Summit's State of the Union

Rain Bird and Smithsonian Institution bring thought leaders together to discuss water management strategies.

Water Partners to Offer Four $5,000 Scholarships

Undergraduate and graduate students should submit their applications by May 10; winners will be announced at the American Water Works Association's ACE10.

Atlanta Students Kick Off Be Water Wise Program

Water conservation is a new way to live our lives, said Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed, in a message about the new education initiative.

Adventus Group Issues Zero Valent Iron Guidelines

The bioremediation technology provider has issued industry guidelines surrounding the use of zero valent iron in conjunction with emulsified vegetable oil for cleaning up groundwater halogenated organic compounds.

Mid-Dakota Water Turns to Ultrafiltration to Increase Capacity

Poor soil conditions in South Dakota require advanced treatment so the district decided to use GE ZeeWeed technology.



Compactors to Help Improve East Russia City's Waste Disposal

Khabarovsk, Russia looked to sister-city, Portland, Ore., for better waste collection and disposal methods and plans to incorporate pre-load compactors into its waste transfer system.

Metro Water Board Orders another Year of Mandatory Conservation

Environmental restrictions in the Northern California supply are perpetuating shortage conditions and driving costs higher, the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California says.

EPA Signs Sustainability Pact with Hartz Mountain Industries

N.J. real estate developer plans to cut energy and water use on its properties across the state.

The View from Kenya on World Water Monitoring Day

An environmental journalist makes a UNEP-sponsored field visit to Mariakani to see first hand how scarce fresh water is and how that affects the people of the village.

Abu Dhabi Utility Uses Model to Forecast Water Demand

Palisade Corp. says its Monte Carlo simulation helps cut the costs of desalination.

Decentralized Wastewater Management E-Handbook Available

Intended for health departments, wastewater system managers, and local governments, the e-handbook includes case studies and examples of successful management programs.

Testing Method Detects Gadolinium to Find Sewage

Gadolinium, a key indicator of wastewater contamination at low levels, helps treatment plants identify bacteria in recycled water.

Westlands Water District Funds Pilot Using Salt-CO2 Conversion

The project will provide farmers with a new source of clean water by concentrating and converting waste salts from drainage water into clean chemicals.

Environmental Science Winners Focus on Drugs in Water, PAHs

The Association for Environmental Health & Sciences Foundation and Adventus Group recognize student leaders at annual conference.

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Carnegie Mellon Study Measures Industry's Water Use

Using a computer model, the researchers estimated water use among 400 industry sectors and found that most use occurs indirectly as a result of processing.

EPA Proposes Veto of Spruce No. 1 Surface Mine Permit

The agency says the project would bury more than 7 miles of headwater streams, impact 2,278 acres of forestland, and degrade stream water quality

Agency Schedules More Hearings for Florida Water Comments

Florida residents will have three more chances to air their comments starting April 13 at Fort Myers.

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