"The goal of the restoration project is to reduce the flood risk for this area while also bringing entire ecosystems back to their natural function," said WTRBA Executive Director David Salyers. "Recreation amenities will also be constructed for visitors."
This year's helicopter drop of 4,700 Christmas trees from Orleans Parish helps the national wildlife refuge create tree jetties that produce marsh habitat.
One of the world's largest geothermal power plants has begun commercial operation in Indonesia, Toshiba Corporation and Ormat Technologies Inc. announced.
President Trump said his executive order will decrease the nation’s dependence on imported fuels and revive the flagging coal industry.
"It's hard to believe that in this globally interconnected information age, only five percent of volume of the world's oceans have been explored and only 20 percent of the world's sea floor has been mapped to modern standards," said Oceanographer of the Navy Rear Adm. Tim Gallaudet.
Several studies have identified dozens of unintentional and unexpected hazards to the environment associated with boating.
The company's CEO, Steve Robertson, said it asked for the six 2012-2014 incidents to be considered and sentenced together "because it was clear that our performance in this part of our region, at that time, was not up to the very high standards that we and our customers expect."
The London-based financing agency says the country has huge potential for renewables, including solar, wind, biomass, and geothermal power.
It will apply to new aircraft type designs starting in 2020 and to aircraft type designs already in production as of 2023. In-production aircraft that by 2028 do not meet the standard will no longer be able to be produced unless their designs are sufficiently modified.
The I AM PRO SNOW 100% Committed program helps meet the governor's Reforming the Energy Vision's strategic plan for building a cleaner, more resilient, and more affordable energy system across the state.
Better water management is a key factor in reducing U.S. water consumption that can be replicated in other parts of the world.
Identifying the risks and vulnerabilities along the North Atlantic Coast from Maine to Virginia.
Municipalities and states are mandating that large producers of waste food must not send it to a landfill. The administration understands that waste food has the largest impact on the environment, and large corporations are already striving for zero waste (and finding value in the waste they can recycle).
Winners will be announced this summer after an expert committee review and selection process. Each applicant will be designated a bronze, silver, or gold community within the categories of program management and innovation, and WEF also will identify high performers in program management and innovation.
The Japanese company took a $6.3 billion writedown to its U.S. nuclear unit on Feb. 14 and announced several executive changes, including the resignation of Shigenori Shiga as representative executive officer to take management responsibility for the loss.
The agency's 24th Underground Storage Tank Assessment and Remediation Conference is scheduled for April 19-20 in Montgomery. Presentation proposals are due by March 1.
The proposal would designate the river, as well as its tributaries and associated wetlands, as Outstanding Resource Waters under Oregon's antidegradation regulations under the federal Clean Water Act. This would be the first such protection for a water body in Oregon.
Military bases are among the most toxic sites in the United States.
"Most studies have focused on the impact of sea-level rise on coastal wetlands and have excluded the important role of temperature and precipitation," said Michael Osland, a USGS research ecologist and the study's co-author. "We know that climate influences how these wetlands look and work, so this study aimed to demonstrate the importance of considering these forces when modeling what coastal wetlands may look like in the future."
The property has been subjected to deep and surface mining in the past and part was occupied by a former fueling station along State Route 2, according to the department.