Environmental Protection


Study Suggests Higher Runoff, Better Models Needed

Climate change models don't consider how carbon dioxide, ozone, and nitrogen may affect water cycle.

13 States to Get $45 M in Stimulus for UST Cleanup

EPA is using stimulus funds to help states address underground storage tank leaks, which can contaminate groundwater.

13 States to Get $45 M in Stimulus for UST Cleanup

EPA is using stimulus funds to help states address underground storage tank leaks, which can contaminate groundwater.

ASFPM Commends Waters for Reducing Flood Risk

CH2M Hill's Tom Waters received an award for his work with the Association of State Flood Plain Managers and in flood protection.

Volunteers Sample Kentucky Loading to Ohio River

ORSANCO provided the lab to analyze the nutrient loadings to the Ohio River.

OPPT Awards $32.6 M Renewal Contract to Battelle

R&D organization that has worked with EPA for 27 years will continue supporting the Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics for the next five years.

Tonto Apache Plant Is Now Treating Wastewater

The Tonto Apache Tribe is now using a decentralized wastewater treatment system to process discharges from homes and a hotel, casino, and convention center in Payson, Ariz.

Agency Designates 44 'High Hazard Potential' Impoundments

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has identified 44 sites that contain coal ash waste using information supplied by electric utilities. The agency will now determine if those sites require any action to ensure that those impoundments do not fail.

Dr Pepper Plant Contracts with Siemens

Siemens will provide a process water system for a new bottling plant in California for the Dr Pepper Snapple Group.

NEMA Says Smart Grid Grants Reflect Its Initiatives

The Department of Energy is offering a total of $3.3 billion in grants, and NEMA is offering its members a list of Smart Grid dockets and other information related to the grants.

DOE Says Goodbye to Incandescent Lighting

Effective 2012, the new minimum energy efficiency requirements will call for T12 lamps to replace T8 lamps in fluorescent applications and the use of highly efficiency halogen infrared technology in reflector lamps.

EPA Proposes Updating Nitrogen Dioxide Standards

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency wants to establish a one-hour nitrogen dioxide standard between 80 and 100 parts per billion.

R.I. Hospital Study Links Nitrates to 3 Aging Diseases

Suzanne de la Monte and her team found exposure to nitrates in food and the environment to correspond with increases in death from Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease and diabetes mellitus.

Justice: G-I Holdings Must Address Asbestos Waste

As the result of a settlement agreement, G-I Holdings must secure Vermont Asbestos Group Mine Site, reimburse clean-up costs, and address hazardous waste issues at nine other Superfund sites.

5 States, D.C., and Gulf Can Now File DMRs Online

EPA has developed an electronic system for filing discharge monitoring reports for National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit holders.

DSS Early Registration Deadline Is July 30

The American Water Works Association's Distribution Systems Symposium offers it early-bird registration discount through July 30.

NGWA Slates Fractured Rock Settings Short Course

A National Ground Water Association course explains the hydrology of coupled groundwater/surface water systems in fractured rock settings.

APWA Recognizes Peoria Butler Drive Facility

The Peoria Butler Drive Water Reclamation Facility has been named project of the year because of its sustainable water planning and its retention of water credits.

Washington Utility Picks TWACS Power-Line System

Okanogan County Public Utility will use Aclara's technology to collect data in its advanced metering infrastructure project.

Texas Gets $160 M in Recovery Funds for DWSRF

Texas' share of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds will be used to provide clean drinking water for communities throughout the state.

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