"The final rule updates 33-year old regulations and establishes clear requirements for responsible surface coal mining that will protect 6,000 miles of streams and 52,000 acres of forests over the next two decades," according to the agency.
Secretary Sally Jewell and Deputy Secretary Mike Connor are scheduled to make a major announcement regarding the dam and a cooperative framework that will guide its operation for the next 20 years, and they will discuss how the Interior Department is meeting complex water challenges.
According to the federal agencies involved, since 2005, DuPont and the trustees have worked cooperatively to assess and identify potential restoration projects to benefit natural resources affected by mercury releases from the former DuPont facility decades ago.
Global green building is expected to double every three years, according to a Dodge Data & Analytics World Green Building Trends 2016 SmartMarket Report cited by USGBC, which was a contributing partner on the report.
The EPA and two Rhode Island towns have recently signed consent orders to help clean water and improve the environmental conditions in nearby areas.
Disruptions could shut down businesses and harm the economy.
A mobile water solution from GE helps treat wastewater during routine maintenance that required a shutdown.
The new system gives all city residents and businesses access to recycling and expanded compost collection, according to Don't Waste LA, a coalition of community, environmental, faith, and labor organizations working to increase the city's recycling and composting.
In a Record of Decision published in March 2016, DOE's National Nuclear Security Administration announced that this amount of surplus plutonium at SRS would be "dispositioned" using the dilute and dispose approach.
Social Return on Investment analysis can help with our country's crumbling water infrastructure.
California Gov. Edmund G. Brown Jr. on Dec. 6 appointed Lauren Zeise director of the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment at the California Environmental Protection Agency. Brown also appointed Lars Seifert, 42, of Imperial, to the Colorado River Basin Regional Water Quality Control Board.
A water district in North Texas increases revenue while decreasing demand with MDM and CIS support from FATHOM.
"For the first time in a generation, we are able to restrict chemicals already in commerce that pose risks to public health and the environment," said Jim Jones, assistant administrator for the Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention.
Pruitt has been a fierce and outspoken challenger of environmental actions taken by President Obama's administration.
Information uncovered by the Intelligence Division sparked an investigation of the import and sale by CRC Canada Co. of aerosol products containing a prohibited ozone-depleting substance: HCFC-225. Charges were brought under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act last February.
The proposed Scott Islands Marine National Wildlife Area, located off the northern tip of Vancouver Island, will be the first protected marine area established under the Canada Wildlife Act.
Being responsible for the impact of a chemical disaster—on staff, local communities, the environment, and the local economy—is every CEO's nightmare.
A ceremony in Chernobyl on Nov. 29 marked the successful conclusion of the sliding operation, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development announced.
When the list is published in the Federal Register, that will trigger a statutory deadline to complete risk evaluations for the chemicals within three years. The evaluation will determine whether the chemicals present an unreasonable risk to humans and the environment.
The fall occurred on June 13 and "there was no evidence of fall protection at the site, despite the hazards presented by more than 140 skylights in the roof of the building, a rooftop access hatch, and the unguarded edges of the roof," according to the agency.