The settlement of Washington's 2008 lawsuit against the Department of Energy recommits the federal government to a cleanup of groundwater and waste stored in tanks at the Hanford Site, officials said this week.
Report from Natural Resources Defense Council and UC-Santa Barbara claims low impact development can generate billions of gallons of water.
Researchers will look at land use patterns, rainfall, and the transport of fecal indicators.
Aqua Pennsylvania has acquired the assests of Cove Village's water and wastewater systems, which serve about 1,000 people in Schuylkill County.
Landowners, legal entities, and Indian tribes are eligible to apply for funding for conservation efforts.
The company has agreed to pay a $4.6 million penalty, allowed as an unsecured claim in its bankruptcy proceeding, and improve controls at 15 plants at a cost of about $4.2 million.
Habitat for Humanity affiliates that build homes to green standards can receive up to $5,000 through an expansion of the Partners in Sustainable Building program.
Secretary Vilsack lists the community benefits of a neighborhood garden.
A University of Minnesota professor says most of the plant-based estrogens can be removed by treatment plants but they still may affect fish.
Students scored well on their knowledge of soils and land use, aquatic ecology, and biodiversity.
Boston-based Clean Air Task Force commends actions, says agreement is expected to advance cleaner coal technologies.
About $130 million will be used to provide electricity to 300,000 households.
Western Plant Health Association president says exposure conditions were unlikely to occur, among other things.