Environmental Protection


First Unregulated Contaminant Monitoring Results Are In

EPA is working with water supply systems to determine whether to set new standards for contaminants.

R.I. Department's Patenaude Gets Spark Plug Honor

EPA gives Bill Patenaude of Rhode Island the wastewater operator trainer's Spark Plug award.

Agency Reviews Recreational Water Quality Risks

EPA's documents will help inform the development of water quality criteria by 2012.

U.S. Army Expands Use of GHG Management System

Military branch uses Enviance system to track and manage its greenhouse gas emissions.

Federal Agencies Step Up Python Control in Everglades

As an invasive species, Burmese pythons are negatively affecting native species.

N.H. Environment Agency's Ripple Wins National Honor

EPA gives Wes Ripple of New Hampshire a wastewater operator trainer's award.

Agency Seeks Comments on Great Lakes Gas CAA Permit

The Deer River, Minn.-based company wants a permit for a natural gas-fired generator and two natural gas-fired turbines.

Energy Company Wants to Donate Solar Arrays

Green Mountain Energy Company's Big Texas Sun Club will choose 2010 recipients from nonprofit applicants.

Aviation Industry Handbook to Detail Water Issues

FAA-sponsored guidelines should address water resource issues affecting airport capacity enhancement planning.

Water Samples Bring Up Asbestos in Sumas River

EPA says asbestos comes from a Sumas Mountain landslide and occurs naturally.

Tips Send Police to Mexico to Arrest Wainwright

A fugitive listed on EPA's Web site, Wainwright is wanted for allegedly polluting wetlands in Indiana.

Busch Supports River Network, Helps Protect Rivers

For the fourth consecutive year, the two organizations are partnering to protect rivers in Oregon and Washington.

SFWMD Will Post Permit Applications, Hold Web Meetings

The South Florida Water Management District is implementing a state law that requires more transparency in its decision-making process.

ASCE to Discuss Future Challenges at Conference

Infrastructure revitalization will be a major focus at the annual civil engineering conference.

Study: Too Much Manganese Correlates to Cancer Rates

Researcher of groundwater and air study in North Carolina hopes finding will stimulate more studies.

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