A targeted community and stakeholder outreach program has enabled Arlington to earn additional grant funding for its redevelopment program.
- By Lexin Murphy, John Sallman
Singapore International Water Week provides a platform for finding viable water solutions, which are critical for the sustainable growth of cities worldwide.
A University of Virginia doctoral candidate and an engineer use capacity factor analysis to determine the best way to implement a biogas cooking fuel system in Namawanga, Kenya.
A triple blind groundwater sampling event shows that the environment is a very complex system that may not lend itself to simple explanation.
- By Samuel W. Butcher, Lauren M. McKinlay
A green commitment delivers clean, reliable, cost-saving power to American Water.
Volkswagen's Chattanooga facility will debut North America's first EcoDryScrubber to lower CO2 and NOx emissions, energy costs, and water usage.
Disposing of outdated IT not only helps mitigate environmental risks but also delivers energy cost and productivity benefits.
Think of the monitoring possibilities: cathodic integrity for corrosion, pump station efficiency, and tank status.
The American Lung Association's annual State of the Air report attributes gains to emissions control equipment for coal-fired power plants and cleaner diesel fuel and engines.
- By L.K. Williams, EPonline
Throwing sharps containers, red bags, and spill cleanup materials into the trash sends up a red flag to commercial or municipal trash collectors because they are not allowed to take this waste.
The Arizona State Prison in Pima County installed a system that uses compressed air to break down fats, oils, and grease in a sewage lift station.
During plant design, water and wastewater treatment facility owners have at least three methods to help reduce electrical noise associated with process automation systems.
Emergency responders are better served by taking time to carefully consider the weight and maneuverability, material, fit, and maintenance of the suit that could save their lives. This is not a split-second decision.
For simple, low-cost solutions for wastewater treatment, Submerged Attached Growth Reactors downstream of primary lagoons provide a practical means to comply with nutrient rules, even in cold climates.
- By Mark O. Liner, P.E., Merle Kroeker, P.E.
Brazilian-based Grön Environmental uses S-200 to successfully complete a Rio de Janeiro gas station cleanup to the applicable BTEX standards.
- By James Lynn, Thomas Nail, Fabio Leandor
A retractable, structurally supported geomembrane cover system provides odor control and easy maintenance access to wastewater treatment aeration basins at the Vallejo Sanitation & Flood Control District.
Waste separation, community buy-in, and high solids anaerobic digestion are key ingredients in turning table scraps and yard debris into a renewable resource recipe.
The good news from Environmental Protection's annual Salary Survey is that reported gross salaries appear to have increased over those reported in the 2008 survey. The bad news is that getting or keeping an industry job proved more difficult for many who responded.
- By L.K. Williams, EPonline
Going fluorescent is a no-brainer, much like using lamp crushers to recycle and safely dispose of the small amount of mercury in each bulb.
ANDalyze Inc. is using DNA sensors that react with heavy metal ions to help water professionals detect contaminants and safeguard drinking water.