Ceren Dag of Turkey demonstrated that, by using a smart material with piezoelectric properties, the kinetic energy of raindrops could be transferred to electrical energy.
The Roundtable's objective is to bring together government, science and industry stakeholders to set clear standards and a certification system for efficient water use.
Detroit Edison is working toward compliance with the Michigan law that requires electric utilities to serve 10 percent of their retail sales using renewable energy resources by 2015.
The complaint alleges, among other things, that untreated sewage has flowed into residential yards, basements, streams, and the Tug Fork River.
Researchers said polystyrene begins to decompose within one year, release components detectable in the parts-per-million range.
The Justice Department submitted a consent decree covering the 2004 spills of anhydrous ammonia in Nebraska and Kansas that killed an estimated 21,000 fish.
Wednesday's notice opened a new comment period until Sept. 18 and noted the agency received 32,975 comment letters after announcing Oct. 10, 2008, a preliminary determination that perchlorate did not meet the second and third criteria for regulation. But 32,632 of those were mass-mailed opposing letters.
Rosemary, thyme, clove and mint are being used to combat pests in organic farms but refinements might be needed to make them more potent and long lasting.
Phosphorus levels dropped an average of 28 percent in the Huron River after the city of Ann Arbor adopted an ordinance in 2006.
During the 2009 World Water Week in Stockholm, more than 2,000 participants gathered to hear leaders challenge the world to think in new ways about the role of water in peace, economic development, and public health.
The new vision seeks to increase public-private cooperation regarding the conservation and restoration practices to non-federal forests.
Water wins over air pollution, natural resources depletion, habitat loss, and climate change as the top environmental problem, according to a survey of 15 countries.
Data provided by India's Ministry of Water Resources to the NASA-funded researchers suggested groundwater use across India was exceeding natural replenishment.
U.S. manufacturers, distributors, labor unions, and clean energy producers endorse IMPACT, according to the Apollo Alliance.
Study finds 100 ppb arsenic in drinking water compromises the immune response of mice; research recommends water well users get water tested.
EPA proposes that major airports needing to deice planes would install centralized deicing pads or collect the spent fluid.
Massachusetts' law bars stopped motor vehicles from operating unnecessarily for more than five minutes.