From 2008 to 2016, an average of 568 containers lost at sea per year -- 1,582 on average when catastrophic events are included. On average, 64 percent of containers lost during that period were attributed to a catastrophic event.
The Trump administration provided details for its aggressive plan to roll back environmental regulations.
An environmental group is trying to tighten Texas air pollution control permits.
Funding for three projects was approved by the Tompkins County Legislature.
As part of a $6 million partnership agreement with the Bureau of Reclamation, the state of Arizona, the city of Phoenix, and the Walton Family Foundation, Inc., the Gila River Indian Community will forego delivery of 40,000 acre-feet of its 2017 Colorado River allocation.
The grants are for projects to permanently protect riparian buffers through land acquisition and conservation easements. Riparian buffers are strips of trees, shrubs, or grasses planted next to streams or other waterbodies.
Wu Hongbo, under-secretary-general for Economic and Social Affairs and secretary-general of the recent conference, said the meeting raised global consciousness of the importance of the oceans and the challenges facing them, including plastic and other pollution, overfishing, and ocean acidification.
More frequent trash pickup, increased fines for illegal dumping, changing the rules to require larger buildings to put out the trash in the very early morning hours as close to the pickup time as possible, and eliminating dirt basements in the city's public housing buildings are all part of the $32 million plan.
"The Legislature is taking action to curb climate change and protect vulnerable communities from industrial poisons," said Gov. Jerry Brown.
The department has requested State Water Quality Certification as required by Section 401 of the Clean Water Act for the 99 miles of natural gas pipeline within West Virginia.
The 2-1 decision on July 3 vacates EPA's decision to stay implementation of a final rule setting new source performance standards for fugitive emissions of methane from oil and gas wells.
Climate change, renewable energy, low-carbon economy: For some, these are catchwords and arguments for a global ecological rethink. For others, they stand for a business segment that couples environmentally friendly technologies with a clear vision to ensure we can leave a world worth living in for future generations.
Making small changes to trash and waste collection practices can dramatically reduce workplace injuries and illness.
The Environment Agency is working with several local partners to reduce flood risks to all homes and businesses in Oxford and to major transport routes into the city.
The proposed 73-mile HVDC bi-directional transmission line between stations in Erie, Pa. and Nanticoke, Ontario, received a Presidential Permit from the U.S. Department of Energy in January 2017.
The company provides waste management and environmental services to its clients, focusing on recycling and sustainability.
While toxicity studies have raised important concerns, there is still much we do not know about the effects of PFAS on human health and the environment. Out of the hundreds of known PFAS compounds, only a small number have been studied extensively.
More than a dozen people now have been charged in the case, including Michigan Department of Health and Human Services Director Nick Lyon, and pre-trial hearings and other legal proceedings are occurring.
Many in the U.S. logistics industry are "going green" for one very good reason: Becoming more sustainable helps them operate in a leaner, more efficient manner and is proving to be a major cost savings.