Disasters such as floods and storms have led to several high-profile disruptions of Europe's transport network over the last few years. As the climate changes, the transport system urgently needs to adapt, according to a new assessment.
Gary Southern was arrested Dec. 8 and made his initial court appearance before a U.S. Magistrate Judge in Ft. Myers, Florida, U.S. Attorney Booth Goodwin announced.
The utility company has entered into an agreement with several state and federal agencies to design and conduct the multi-year study.
A newly released interactive California Drought visualization website aims to provide the public with atlas-like, state-wide coverage of the drought and a timeline of its impacts on water resources.
- By Ethan Alpern
- Dec 08, 2014
Through its partnership with First Water, the company will address customers' crucial need for sustainability during emergency operations by offering complete water filtration solutions.
Two hundred fifty-nine state legislators from across the nation submitted a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency supporting the EPA’s efforts to reduce carbon dioxide pollution and urging the EPA to increase its renewable energy and efficiency goals.
The Sullivan's Ledge and Iron Horse Park project teams received them in recognition of their efforts to place solar farms on two federally listed sites in Massachusetts.
According to E2’s comments, better modeling for the potential of renewables and energy efficiency would strengthen plan.
Karmenu Vella, the European Union's Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries commissioner, has announced the winners of the European Business Awards for the Environment 2014-15.
The Elektra European Electronics Industry 2014 Environmental Award went to ENVIRON's Environmental Compliance 4 Products, a web-based system that companies use to ensure their compliance with the EU's waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) directive, batteries and packaging.
The agency's Climate Change Occupational Safety and Health Work Group is working to determine OSH issues, identify gaps in worker protection, and make recommendations for safety and health improvements.
Researchers at the University of Missouri have estimated that the population of salamanders in forested regions of the Missouri Ozarks are 2-4 times higher than originally thought, and in other regions of the eastern U.S. may be on average 10 times higher.
Endicott College has been awarded $24,500 by the state to study the feasibility of designing and building a zero net energy building (ZNEB) on its campus in Beverly, Mass.
Volcanic ash found along Eastern Australia is helping researchers from the University of New England determine the age and duration of climate change and mass extinction during the Permian period millions of years ago.
The California Public Utilities Commission approved it Nov. 20.
The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry found pregnant women's exposure to volatile organic compounds, perchloroethylene, trichloroethylene, and benzene in drinking water at the base had a higher risk of pre-term birth or children with forms of fetal growth retardation.
"HRWTF gets a state-of-the-art system with a binding performance guarantee from one source; the price is not only lower than anticipated, it is also guaranteed; and the local waterways and Chesapeake Bay win with better water quality sooner," said Daniel Dair, technical manager at World Water Works, Inc.
A new report form the European Environment Agency (EEA) says air pollution is still the main environmental health hazard.
"Most industries that currently flare their waste gases will soon be able to use these waste gases productively while also significantly reducing their emissions of waste gases into the atmosphere. This is great news for our world's air quality and great news for the financial bottom lines of the industries that currently emit these greenhouse gases into the atmosphere," said Alain Castro, CEO of Ener-Core.
A poll of 1,335 sportsmen and women in 11 states in the heart of greater sage-grouse country showed a majority support restrictions in important habitat to save the bird and avoid its placement on the federal Endangered Species List.