When St. Augustine Prep School in Richland, N.J., decided to expand its facilities, it focused on maintaining the school’s historically strong environmental commitment. What it didn't realize, though, is that the wastewater treatment system it had implemented was unable to handle the capacity of wastewater the school generated.
Mitigating damage from environmental problems is a daunting task, especially considering the scope of the project. Despite the great size of the problems facing the environment, the sheer size of these issues can leave those in a position to do a little something about it feeling paralyzed. But for those used to taking on the Earth’s biggest challenges – literally oceans and mountains – pursuing relief after such disasters is all in a day’s work.
Despite the dry climate, the Omni hotel in Fort Worth, Texas, has installed a rooftop herb garden on one of its terraces shaded from the hot summer sun.
Chemical transport regulations don't always take into consideration the fact that mercury vaporizes at room temperature.
Environmental Protection's 2010 Salary Survey results leave the impression that professionals are holding their own in a still-uncertain economy.
- By L.K. Williams, EPonline
Recycling, and to a greater extent tolling, decouples used solvent generators from the high cost and volatility of virgin solvent prices.
Manufacturers that use welding in their operations should get ready to meet this year's notification deadlines for Clean Air Act emission regulation.
- By Deanna Postlethwaite, Kathy Gargasz
Food Express cleans up its wastewater with an oil skimmer attached to a separation tank designed by the company's president.
Surface aeration and aerobic microbes can alleviate an overloaded waste lagoon.
With combined chemical and biological treatment, formerly contaminated land is added to Bremerton’s Evergreen Park in Washington.
ARS Technologies injects an oxidant and catalyst to speed bioremediation in a large-scale groundwater clean-up project.
A coalition of volunteer environmental engineers provided input to update and make this document organizing tool more useful.
Hyundai, Nissan, and Toyota use their electric vehicle purchasing power and experience in more than cars.
Green space and parking areas at a Wilmington, N.C., housing development left little room for a stormwater detention pond, so engineers used a proven underground infiltration system.
In this fifth and last installment of the multi-part series on today's problems in land development, the author takes a look at redevelopment in the inner suburban core.
Here's a glimpse of some preliminary results in the 2010 Environmental Protection Salary Survey.
- By L.K. Williams, EPonline
Park City, Utah, hit pay dirt with an anaerobic biochemical reactor that removed more than 99 percent of cadmium and zinc from shallow groundwater.
BMI+ImageNet helped the bank adopt a reduce, reuse, and recycle attitude in its print environment.
The secret is in the manufacturing and application processes, not the chemical makeup.
Is hydraulic fracturing the holy grail of energy independence or a groundwater nightmare in the making?