Usibelli Coal Mine Inc., owner of an open-pit coal mine near Healy in Alaska’s central interior, has signed a consent agreement and final order that resolves water permit violations and numerous unpermitted discharges.
Twenty-nine legislators supported bills in the House and Senate that would remove some authority from the Department of Ecology and set up a new water commission.
The agency has funding available to support demonstration; pre-proposals are due by March 8.
The free webcast on "Nitrogen and Phosphorus Pollution and Harmful Algal Blooms in Lakes” is scheduled for Jan. 26.
EPA will use its authority under the Clean Water Act to halt the proposed disposal of mining waste in streams at the Mingo-Logan Coal Company’s Spruce No. 1 coal mine.
Clean Water America Alliance meets with other stakeholders today for dialogue on greater sustainability and stronger science.
New criteria to protect people from potential illness will be developed by October 2012.
Researchers have learned that up to 90 percent of antibiotics consumed pass through an organism’s body without metabolizing, meaning the drugs can leave the body almost intact through normal bodily functions.
The Naval Research Lab’s Chesapeake Bay Detachment is now host to the latest addition to the state’s oyster restoration and revitalization effort.
Warsaw is updating its sewers at a quick pace with the help of 118-inch centrifugally cast fiberglass reinforced polymer mortar pipe.
- By Erin Boudreaux
- Dec 10, 2010
Many coastal wetlands worldwide — including several on the U.S. Atlantic coast — may be more sensitive than previously thought to sea-level rise projections for the 21st century, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
North Carolina's LID certification program, which will be discussed in the webcast, may be replicated nationally.
Coal-tar-based pavement sealant is the largest source of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons found in 40 urban lakes the U.S. Geological Survey studied, according to the agency.
Earth's largest lakes have warmed during the past 25 years in response to climate change, NASA researchers determined in the first global survey of temperature trends in major lakes.
Bouchard Transportation Co. Inc. and its affiliates will pay more than $6 million to settle a portion of the federal and state natural resource damages claims for the April 2003 spill of up to 98,000 gallons of oil into Buzzards Bay, according to the Department of Justice.
EPA's nutrient criteria rule is set to be finalized Sunday; recently elected Florida leaders want more time to analyze the rule's effect on residents.
The Fertilizer Institute and other agricultural groups are urged senators to stop S. 1816 because of its precedent-setting language.
EPA is inviting stakeholders to participate in listening sessions in Maryland, the District of Columbia, Virginia and Pennsylvania about proposed stormwater regulations.
Resulting ecological damage is serious, but could be reduced by wider use of more sustainable, time-honored practices.
Methyltestosterone is used in aquaculture to produce male tilapia because they grow faster; Pseudomonas fluorescens and Bacillus ceresus may help remove the steroid from the water.