Environmental Protection


WRI Report Blames Meat, Fuel Demand for Algal Blooms

Greater meat consumption and demand for fossil fuels worldwide are expected to cause increasingly more harmful algal blooms and dead zones in coastal and freshwater areas.

Exelon, PSEG, and Raytheon Meet GHG Reduction Goals

EPA’s Climate Leaders Program takes notice, sees a growing trend as more companies join and set new goals.

Pennsylvania OKs 8 Renewable Energy Projects

Governor says nearly $23 million will be used to triple state's solar capacity.

Oncor Selects IBM as Lead Systems Integrator

According to a recent press release, IBM is the lead systems integrator for Oncor's advanced metering systems deployment.

Ex-Im Bank Offers 18-Year Repayment Terms

The offer is good for U.S. exports loans related to renewable energy, water, and nuclear power projects.

NGWA Plans September Pharmaceuticals-EDCs Meeting

The conference will address the perceived and actual risks of pharmaceuticals and endocrine disrupting chemicals in water.

Natural Environmental Systems Offers Rain Barrels

Dallas-based company carries a full line of rainwater harvesting containers from RTS Plastics.

Biomass Power Plant to Be Built at Teeside, UK

The British government will allow MGT Power Limited to proceed with the development of a 295-MW biomass electricity plant.

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.

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