Concentrations of dissolved solids, a measure of the salt content in water, are elevated in many of the nation's streams as a result of human activities, according to a new USGS study. Excessive dissolved-solids concentrations in water can have adverse effects on the environment and on agricultural, domestic, municipal, and industrial water users.
- By Ethan Alpern
- Jun 16, 2014
In order to help combat the high amount of pollution and smog that China is currently facing, the Chinese government is planning to remove six million high-emission vehicles from the road.
A new study examined the mineral micronutrient content of four types of grain legumes: field peas, lentils, chickpeas, and common bean.
According to a new report, nearly 20 countries around the world have reduced tropical deforestation and emissions as a result of programs and policies.
In a presentation to the Governor’s Advisory Commission on Coastal Protection, Restoration and Conservation, the America’s WETLAND Foundation (AWF) has outlined new solutions to help expand and expedite coastal restoration efforts, in concert with Louisiana’s Coastal Master Plan.
Today, the EPA has released a proposal that will place tough emissions limits on coal-fired power plants, which is expected to cut carbon emissions by 30 percent.
With many families across the UK still dealing with the consequences of last winter’s flooding, the International Journal of River Basin Management has just published 10 ‘golden rules’ for strategic flood management (SFM).
ReGreen has successfully completed one of the largest multi-family portfolio solar installations of the decade in only 6 months.
In a new report, Charting New Waters explores new approaches to urban water management to ensure future water supply resiliency.
The EPA has approved requests from 6 counties in Florida and requests in Raleigh and Greensboro, N.C. to remove those areas from federal clean gasoline requirements.
A contract has been awarded by the South Florida Water Management District for construction to begin on a new water quality restoration project in the Everglades.
About half of the urban population being monitored in 91 countries is exposed to air pollution that is at least 2.5 times higher than the levels WHO recommends.
Since October 2013, the rate of earthquakes in Oklahoma has increased by 50 percent, a staggering statistic that could result in large, devastating earthquakes in the not-too-distant future.
Enzyme-based nitrate analysis will be recommended for inclusion in the list of approved methods at 40 CFR Part 136 in the next round of updates.
- By Ellen R. Campbell, Anna-Marie Davidson
- May 05, 2014
Oklahoma City has completed the $6 million Oklahoma River Inverted Siphon System Improvements, Phase II project. This project included the potential rehabilitation of an existing three-barrel inverted siphon, new inverted siphon, a sewer flow distribution vault and a sewer line connecting the new inverted siphon to the collection system.
- By Erin Boudreaux
- Apr 29, 2014
The current product scope of 10 categories of Electrical and Electronic Equipment (EEE) will remain in place during the transitional period, Aug. 13, 2012 to Aug. 14, 2018.
As air drones already exist, a new development has evolved in drone technology, a water-based drone to ensure fast and efficient algae control and treatment.
A true TSA begins with an evaluation that identifies options to help achieve a company's production goals.
- By Chandler Johnson
- Apr 24, 2014
In honor of Earth Day, LEGOLAND Florida kicks off a celebration by operating only on renewable energy.
A position paper created by the National Ground Water Association show that “no widespread water quality or quantity issues” have been found as a direct result of hydraulic fracturing.