The world is watching as the Environmental Protection Agency's Clean Power Plan, proposed in June 2014, faces fierce opposition from the coal industry and coal-dependent states.
Late in 2014, a federal court in Utah challenged the constitutional underpinning of most federal environmental laws. Likely appeals in 2015 could set up the U.S. Supreme Court to decide not only the constitutionality of the Endangered Species Act, but the reach of the federal government to regulate water, air, and a clean environment.
Four companies won top honors in Environmental Protection's annual contest to showcase the industry's best new products.
The Third World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction is taking place March 14-18 in the northern Japanese city of Sendai. Participants will seek to chart a global course on disaster risk reduction for the coming decade.
Sénégalaise Des Eaux serves 5 million people throughout the West African nation. Becoming certified to several ISO standards, including 9001 (quality) and 14001 (environmental management), helps it operate more reliably and efficiently, CEO Mamadou Dia explains in a new video.
"These updated findings are the culmination of years of study and analysis, and further confirm the safety of the plant's design," said Ed Halpin, PG&E's senior vice president and chief nuclear officer.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has announced over $45 million in funding provided through the State Wildlife Grant (SWG) program to help U.S. states protect species and habitats in greatest need.
The investigation uncovered that the ship's oil record book was falsified since at least June 16, 2013, and that illegal oily waste discharges had occurred from two other vessels owned and operated by Carbofin.
Feld Entertainment Inc.'s announcement said the decision will allow the company to focus on its Asian elephant conservation programs, both here in North America and through its partnership with Sri Lanka, and continue collaborating with other conservation organizations.
Personnel from the University of Wyoming-headquartered Wyoming Migration Initiative and the Wyoming Game and Fish Department plan to live tweet throughout approximately three weeks of research activity and write Facebook posts about the animal captures, so the public can follow along.
The EPA has ordered CSX Corp. to clean up and restore the areas that were affected by the West Virginia train derailment that occurred on Feb. 16.
The Kutai Kartanegara district in Indonesia will be the first smart city model in Indonesia.
According to a new report by the NRDC, the anticipated impacts are more widespread than previously believed; major threats seen to oyster, scallop, and clam industries in CA, CT, FL, LA, MA, ME, MD, NC, NJ, NY, OR, RI, TX, VA, and WA.
The agency's proposed rule focuses solely on the Outer Continental Shelf within the Beaufort Sea and Chukchi Sea Planning Areas (Arctic OCS).
WDFW partnered with Ducks Unlimited in 2013 to begin the Leque Island Alternatives Analysis and Design Project.
The thing about repurposed materials being used in place of new products and machines is that they are much cheaper but no less effective.
"Utility companies will do whatever it takes, including distribution of efficiency kits and educational tools to help lower energy and water use. These programs help utilities save money on infrastructure and meet government regulations, as well as provide cost saving benefits to consumers," said Todd Recknagel, CEO of AM Conservation Group.
After an analysis by Juniper Research, 5 cities have been named as the top Global Smart Cities, with Barcelona leading the group.
Production capacity of the plant is to be increased from 375,000 to 600,000 cubic meters per day to become world’s largest membrane-based wastewater treatment facility. GE will provide advanced ZeeWeed 1000 Submerged Hollow-Fiber Membranes and AG LF Low-Fouling Reverse Osmosis Membranes.
The train was carrying Bakken crude oil when it derailed, causing a fire as well as a spill into the Kanawha River, which threatened a municipal drinking water supply.