Opponents argue the Obama administration's Planning Rule takes ecological sustainability too far, mostly because it puts ecological sustainability as the top priority for forest management plans.
- By Jack Tuholske, Molly Armus
- May 10, 2013
Ben Nicholson and Kurt Koch created and designed Mudbuddy, a new iPad book that helps children learn about the environment.
Greenroads has been chosen as a White House Champion of Change for Transportation Technology Solutions in recognition for its unique rating system designed to certify sustainable roadway and transportation projects.
Unfortunately for many existing and proposed federal reserves in Utah and elsewhere, the legal threshold to establish an R.S. 2477 claim is minimal.
- By Hillary Hoffmann, Sara Imperiale
- May 09, 2013
In an interesting turn of events, EPA nominee Gina McCarthy’s hearing that was scheduled for today has been boycotted by the Republican committee.
The new low-fouling reverse osmosis membrane from GE is designed to extend membrane life in water applications that are difficult to treat and is now available globally.
If the Kivalinans manage to beat the odds and have their claims heard, the case would likely set an important precedent for towns and villages seeking relief for damages caused by climate change.
- By Jessica West, Emily Burgis
- May 09, 2013
Hydrologic researchers from the USGS found that nitrate from fertilizers takes decades to travel through groundwater and into streams, disturbing the water quality of streams and even large rivers for many more years to come.
Gina McCarthy is praised by Environment and Public Works Chairman Barbara Boxer, but Ranking Member David Vitter criticizes her answers to questions he submitted.
The Juan Santamaria International Airport in Costa Rica will soon be using solar-powered LED signs to light up their airfield, making it the first major civil airfield to use solar energy for their signs.
The East Coast of the U.S. may soon be swarmed with billions of cicadas, outnumbering people from North Carolina to Connecticut by 600 to 1. But not to worry, even though the insects may be a nuisance, they’re not a threat to anything but a few shrubs.
The compliance date is May 10, 2013, by which farms covered by the rule must prepare or amend and implement their plans.
Group relamping's labor costs are about 30 percent lower, according to Reliant Energy Retail Holdings, LLC's Energy Savings Center.
Eleven teachers have been recognized by the White House Council on Environmental Quality and the EPA and are the winners of the 2013 Presidential Innovation Award for Environmental Educators.
A Mount Sinai researcher has found that the health of people living near toxic waste sites in India, Indonesia, and the Philippines are directly affected, causing them to miss out on healthy years of life.
ARPN calls on policymakers to investigate EPA's longstanding relationship with a consulting firm that admitted to falsifying environmental assessments.
International investments are blowing wind industry companies, manufacturing and construction jobs across Ontario as Niagara will soon be used in the development of wind power.
Companies such as Southwest Airlines, Office Depot, and others are following the corporate trend of using the Sustainable Forest Initiative (SFI) label less frequently as before.
GEI Consultants, Inc., a civil, geotechnical, environmental, water resources, and ecological science and engineering firms, has elected Raymond D. Hart, P.E., G.E., as the firm’s new president by GEI’s board of directors.
Community groups in Louisiana and Texas have filed a suit against the EPA, due to their failure to meet Clean Air Act deadlines and revising rules that require more accurate pollution reporting.