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Texas Roundup Seeks Green Business Experts

July 30 is last day to turn in an application to present at the 10th annual Renewable Energy Roundup & Green Living Fair in Fredericksburg.

Flowserve Earns $3 M from Desal Projects in Spain

Energy recovery devices for seawater reverse osmosis desalination are popular in Spain; Flowserve sells equipment for three different projects.

Scientists: Local Bodies Should OK Nuclear Waste Sites

In a recent Science article, Ewing and von Hippel say federal agencies should set standards, but local communities should exercise final approve of nuclear waste repositories.

18 Cities Report Efforts to Lower GHG Emissions

Carbon Disclosure Project-ICLEI report says 18 cities are assessing government operations' greenhouse gas emissions and then implementing policies and programs citywide.

Willett to Deliver Keynote at TAPPI Conference

Rick Willett Jr. will present his observations on the challenges and opportunities facing the paper industry at the Engineering, Pulping, Environmental Conference in October.

Study Suggests Higher Runoff, Better Models Needed

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

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.

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