Environmental Protection

Water


Army Lab Study 'Improves' Water Needs Equation

New research sharpens Shapiro equation of sweat production, adjusting the amount of water needed in the field for hydration.

Mississippi River Is Coastal Areas' Hottest Hotspot

University of California researchers say resource management and conservation won't work if they don't address the impacts of land-based human activity, particularly the mouth of the Mississippi River.

EPA, Businesses Agree on Timing of Texas Air Review

The agreement settles an August 2008 lawsuit requesting that EPA set deadlines.

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.

Opcon, Tricorona Team up to Export Technology

Stockholm-based company has a technology that generates carbon-free electricity from waste heat.

Energy Star Homes Reach 17% Market Share for 2008

EPA says that number is an increase of 12% over 2007.



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.

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.

Volunteers Sample Kentucky Loading to Ohio River

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

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