Petroleum Company of Trinidad & Tobago, Ltd. has teamed with GE to use their water treatment technologies in order to help their refinery at Pointe-a-Pierre produce 3.5 million imperial gallons of water each day.
Recent observations from satellites have shown that the smoke from Arctic wildfires is drifting over the Greenland ice sheet, settling on the ice as soot and making it more likely to melt under the sun.
According to a new analysis by NREL and Berkeley lad, downward pricing for solar energy is expected to continue with soft costs making 40 to 50 percent of residential and commercial PV prices.
In a new study, researchers have found an association between fine particulate matter reductions and improved life expectancy in 545 counties across the U.S.
The EPA has awards $15,000 grants to 45 college teams, a total of $675,000, in phase I of its People, Prosperity and the Planet annual student design competition, which is geared toward sustainable technology.
The Smithsonian's Anacostia Community Museum presents its groundbreaking exhibition "Reclaiming the Edge: Urban Waterways and Civic Engagement" on view through Sept. 15, 2013, which examines the consequences of the abuse of waterways worldwide and the efforts by communities to restore them.
With a new method for estimating greenhouse gases, researchers have found that the levels of nitrous oxide, a potent greenhouse gas, are much higher than previous predictions.
The world’s only artificial watershed inside the Biosphere 2 at the University of Arizona receives its first rain, giving researchers the first opportunity to study how water, soil, plants, and microbes interact in a realistic setting; this rare chance could help improve future global climate models.
GM’s Components Holdings LLC plant in Lockport, N.Y. has become the automaker’s 103rd facility to obtain landfill-free status, putting the company one step closer to achieving its goal of having 125 landfill-free sites by 2020.
According to a new study, pesticides currently used in treatment processes for tap water could be to blame for food allergies that afflict 15 million Americans.
USDA scientists are helping out military personnel deployed overseas by outfitting soldiers with clothing that repels or kills disease-transmitting mosquitos and sand flies.
On Dec.11, a new group that hopes to protect and improve water quality and flows of North and South Llano Rivers will be holding a meeting. Local residents are encouraged to attend.
A research team in Singapore has used plant waste matter from palm oil extraction to make a useful sugar.
The agency alerted users and suppliers of copper ionization water treatment systems that this method is prohibited by the EU beginning Feb. 1, 2013.
As scientists have searched for a sustainable slow-release fertilizer, an ingredient used in some diarrhea medicines may prove to be the answer.
Since the establishment of a state program that donates money to cities and counties for parks when affordable housing communities are built, California has received more than $20 million in funds.
- By Dell Richards
- Nov 30, 2012
Alaska Waste’s biodiesel plant in Anchorage transforms cooking oil into transportation fuel; the company also uses that fuel to operate their own vehicles.
Researchers at Royal Holloway have identified a tobacco tree that could produce biofuels, and have been awarded a grant for further research from the European Union.
A door hardware company in New Haven, Conn. will pay $39,075 in fines for violating state and federal hazardous waste laws.
In order to pursue high-risk, high-reward advances with the potential to change the way the nation consumes and generates energy, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded Arizona State University (ASU) a grant for alternative energy research.