The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) has kicked off the Gulf Environmental Fund today, in which the foundation will execute $2.544 billion in plea agreements from the 2010 BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
Vanquish Worldwide, a Service Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB), has been awarded a new, multi-million dollar federal contract to provide equipment management and warehouse services to the EPA Region 10 for emergency and counter-terrorism response vehicles and equipment.
The Energy Department will be investing $15.8 million over the next five years on a new dry storage research and development project that should result in safe and secure storage of used nuclear fuel.
A new vice president and four new councilors have been elected to the National Academy of Science (NAS) governing Council. Their terms will officially begin on July 1, 2013.
As President Obama nominates Sally Jewell, REI CEO, as the new secretary for the Interior department, she gets a warm welcome from Bob Irvin, President of American Rivers.
Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. has announced 17 companies and organizations as the winners of the Governor’s Environmental and Economic Leadership Award (GEELA), which is the highest environmental honor in California.
The EPA has released “America’s Children and the Environment, Third Edition”, which is a comprehensive compilation of information regarding children’s health and the environment from several different sources.
The EPA is now accepting applications for the 2013 Environmental Merit Awards, which recognizes environmental achievements that were accomplished during the previous year. Applications will be accepted until Mar. 1, 2013.
ESTCP is seeking proposals for innovative environmental technology demonstrations as candidates for funding beginning in FY2014. Pre-proposals are due by Thursday, Mar. 14, 2013
The Oct. 15 ribbon cutting officially opened a 15,200-square-foot facility in Mobile, Ala., that includes a training room, conference rooms, and a multi-function space that can be used for emergency response operations and drills.
A new National Research Council report says that budget shortfalls, cost-estimate growth, launch failures and changes in mission design and scope have left U.S. earth observation systems in a more precarious position than they were five years ago.
Greek Shipping Company Sentenced in New Orleans to Pay $2 Million for Intentional Cover-Up of Oil Pollution and Obstruction of Justice
A Power Purchase Agreement enabled the Edwards Air Force Base to quickly gain solar power without any upfront costs.