The expansion will help fulfill 2020 goals to double recycled water production.
This season will be the first time since 2008 that salmon fishermen will be able to work.
Seventy-eight percent report electricity cost savings, two-thirds indicate heating/cooling and paper savings, and 60 percent are cutting costs on water.
The new rating system distinguishes construction of high-performance healthcare facilities, according to the U.S. Green Building Council.
Community-scale turbines should be installed on the campus by the end of 2011.
Using glycerol from a used cooking oil-to-biodiesel fuel conversion, engineering students developed a soap that is used to clean campus lab equipment and wash hands.
Dalhousie and McGill university researchers, along with 53 colleagues, studied almost 2,000 coral reef locations to discover that the loss of species can have far-reaching consequences and suggests human population is to blame.
The University of Maryland Solar Decathlon Team has unveiled its entry in the U.S. Department of Energy competition: a high-tech structure they call WaterShed, because it integrates a unique array of sustainable features designed to protect and make the most of the Chesapeake Bay.
Kansas State University researchers applied a carbon mass balance and found that the current algae diesel system will not eliminate U.S. dependence on petroleum diesel.
Recycling, and to a greater extent tolling, decouples used solvent generators from the high cost and volatility of virgin solvent prices.
- By Paul DeVeau
- Apr 11, 2011
GE's zero liquid discharge wastewater recycling system will be installed at the first U.S. power plant to be built with stricter federal, state emissions limits.
The project team analyzed projected costs over the next 20 years, looking at core smart grid technologies in transmission, substation, distribution, and customer interface.
USDA identified the first 60 products independently certified to consist wholly or significantly of agricultural ingredients — renewable plant, animal, marine, or forestry materials.
The state agency says that burning trash and landfilling or burning recyclable materials are prohibited by state law.
The funds will go toward improving water, wastewater, and stormwater infrastructure as well as watershed, landfill, and recycling projects.
A major focus of the consortium is to develop Sustainability Measurement and Reporting Standards that will define, for a particular product type, what product manufacturers should measure, how to measure it, and how to report it to a common database.
Greenopia, an online directory for green, sustainable, and socially conscious purchase decisions, has updated its oil company sustainability guide.
Two reports from Citi and Ceres predict U.S. car manufacturers will see greater sales than their global competitors.
Here's a snapshot of personnel moves, recognition, contracts awards, partnerships, and new company names that were announced in March.
In three to five years, environmental professionals could be using nanogenerators as a power source for sensors used in infrastructure monitoring, according to researchers.