The enhanced protections for the Anacostia River and Chesapeake Bay include low impact development, strict discharge limits, and monitoring total maximum daily loads.
“Dispose My Meds” pharmacies will provide consumers with postage-paid envelopes or onsite programs where pharmaceuticals are collected and disposed of properly.
Robert and Nancy Loomis allegedly discharged fill material into a wetland on their property that drains into the Takhin River in Alaska.
The Pennsylvania Environmental Council will present the 2010 Governor's Award to businesses and organizations that have cleaned up watersheds, saved energy, and eliminated pollution.
State expands the net for water crafts to help protect its lakes and ponds from invasive species.
EPA is taking comments on a proposal to require large industrial, commercial, and multifamily residential facilities to reduce polluted runoff from their properties.
An environmental journalist makes a UNEP-sponsored field visit to Mariakani to see first hand how scarce fresh water is and how that affects the people of the village.
- By Marianne de Nazareth
- Apr 08, 2010
The reuse of horse manure to generate electricity is expected to substantially offset electric charges incurred.
The agency says the project would bury more than 7 miles of headwater streams, impact 2,278 acres of forestland, and degrade stream water quality
The boost to the Water and Development Alliance will support eight new multi-year programs in Africa.
The Mobile Bay National Estuary Program has contracted with Gresham, Smith and Partners to facilitate a coalition to address watershed management issues in Baldwin County, Ala.
Groups and individuals were chosen for outstanding achievement in boosting awareness of water quality issues.
Until its April conference, EPA is seeking ideas about how to restore the nation's waters and create sustainable communities.
The Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, led by EPA, would target the most significant chemical, biological, and physical problems in the system.
EPA will schedule additional public hearings in April.
A new $320 million, four-year initiative could significantly improve drinking water quality for Americans in 12 states in the Mississippi River Basin.
The governor said his state will have to integrate current restoration plans into a specific set of priorities and actions for government and nongovernment organizations.
Earthjustice files lawsuit to protect salmon and close loopholes.
Viral hemorrhagic septicemia virus poses threats to fisheries and aquaculture.