Environmental Protection

Water


NRC Asks for Comments on License Renewal Terms

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission proposes to redefine the number and scope of environmental impact issues that facilities must address in a nuclear power plant license renewal review.

Accor North America Targets Mercury at Its Motels

Texas company agrees to use low-mercury fluorescent bulbs and recycle bulbs as a member of the National Partnership for Environmental Priorities.

WEFTEC Offers Discounts to Utilities

Utility Partnership Program helps utilities participate in the annual Water Environment Federation's annual conference.

UC-Davis Study: 75 ppb NAAQS Still Affects Lung Health

Researchers at the University of California Davis say ozone exposure at levels deemed safe by EPA can have a significant and negative effect on lung function.

Sheryl Crow to Perform at Greenbuild 2009

Crow says that performing at Greenbuild is like being on the international stage of the green movement.

Puget Sound Energy Files Updated Resource Strategy

Puget Sound Energy's Integrated Resource Plan focuses on energy efficiency, wind, and natural gas.



Pacific Institute: Water Efficiency Key to Farm Growth

Water use efficiency improvements will help sustain the future of California agriculture, according to a Pacific Institute study.

USDA Provides More than $150 M for Water Treatment

Rural towns in 15 states and Puerto Rico will receive loans and grants to help provide safe drinking water and improve wastewater treatment systems.

AFS Plans Transportation Conference in October

The American Filtration & Separations Society is hosting its fourth Bi-annual Emissions Solutions in Transportation Conference on Oct. 6-8 in Ann Arbor, Mich.

APM Terminals Fined for Violating Stormwater Rules

Over three years, Port of Los Angeles terminal company allegedly discharged stormwater at its facility.

SFWMD Pilots Water CHAMP in the Florida Keys

Hotels and motels will encourage guests to use linens more than once and install efficient faucet aerators in each guest room to conserve water.

Marshes and Mudflats Star in San Francisco Bay Exhibit

NOAA-funded exhibit highlights the estuarine research system, focuses on important habitat.

Honolulu Filled Stream with Concrete, Fill Materials

EPA orders city and county to stop and restore the streambed and banks of Maili'ili.

LA Board OKs NPDES for West Basin Desalination Demo

The two-year project will test desalination technologies at Redondo Beach

Counties Adopt Resolution on Unwanted Medicines

Measure would put responsibility for managing unused medicines back into the hands of drug manufacturers.

Land Institute's Report Analyzes Transportation, GHGs

Various approaches together can make meaningful greenhouse gas emission reductions, the report found.

Boeing, SkyHook Finalize Configuration of VTOL Aircraft

The U.S. aircraft manufacturer and its Canadian partner will be able to carry heavy cargo longer distances without refueling.

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