Florida State University research found that the concentration of phytoplankton decreased over a large area of the continental shelf where reef fish spawn.
Westlands Water District joined 29 other public water agencies that argued the National Marine Fisheries Service should have prepared an environmental impact statement before issuing a salmon recovery plan.
Pesticide residuals are regulated as pollutants under the Clean Water Act, but appliers will not need permits until after April 9, 2011, the court said.
Residents of the Lakes of Bliss Woods in Sugar Grove, Ill., will benefit when contractors green their neighborhood July 17-18.
The changes should improve lake and stream protection and give property owners more flexibility.
The Chesapeake Bay Science, Education and Ecosystem Enhancement Act would use NOAA's science, research, and resource management capabilities.
Experts gather to determine how to empower the public to act to protect ocean health.
PDG Land Development had proposed to dump rocks removed in the mining of Hays Woods, one of Pittsburgh's largest intact green spaces, into the valleys.
High priority locations and watershed-scale cleanups will provide more value for taxpayer dollars in the Environmental Quality Incentives Program.
Wetland foundation rallies community to restore Louisiana coastline.
Contaminants from landfills, agriculture, and urban centers are reaching waterways and drinking water.
PBS TV and radio have put together a mulitmedia project that looks at the relationship of North Texans and the Trinity River.
Agency give 26 awards to those who achieve natural resource goals by working with others.
Iowa, American Samoa, Hawaii, Utah, and Texas will receive funds from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act for wastewater, drinking water, and water quality management projects.
The New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission has shown that there are advantages to approaching the need for training, and the ways to meet that need, from a regional perspective.
- By Stephen Hochbrunn, Emma Downs
- May 20, 2009
The agency will manage new plans by a team of seven federal agencies.
The United Nations' Environment Programme found that five major river basins have suffered from scarce water resources.
Texas-based researchers have studied sediments from the Mississippi, Yellow, and Yangtze River deltas and say they contain information on changes in nitrogen application in the drainage basins as well as flooding and hurricane events.