Mahesh Ramanujam has become the new president and CEO of USGBC, as recently announced this week.
Many states on the east coast are battling fires that have led to evacuations and air quality notices.
When paired with smart lighting, smart blinds can help maximize the amount of daylight in your home to cut down on electricity usage. For example, opening the blinds can trigger smart lighting to turn off, and vice versa.
RightCycle removes gloves, masks, garments, shoe covers, and other apparel accessories from the waste stream and turns them into plastic pellets that are then used to create eco-responsible consumer products and durable goods.
The agency is working with the Shelby County Health Department and the Memphis Area Transit Authority, which is field-testing lower-cost air pollution sensor pods.
The Department of Environmental Protection in Maine is offering grants to projects that will benefit water quality, improve wildlife habitats, and improves public safety as well as provisions for climate resiliency.
With climate change, every sustainable aspect of development helps.
Mark Chambers, former director of sustainability and energy for the District of Columbia, will lead New York City's sustainability programs, including efforts to cut its greenhouse gas emissions 80 percent reduction from 2005 levels by 2050 and achieve important air quality and renewable energy goals. He starts later this month.
DOT has awarded $33.7 million to help airports reduce emissions and improve air quality and has proposed a new Los Angeles-Beijing flight for American Airlines.
With GE Technology, an Indiana Steel Mill is reusing water and eliminating 2,050 tons of waste each year.
The program seeks to develop vector-mediated modification technologies for mature plants to rapidly counter environmental and biological threats to crops. Threats of interest may include pathogens, pests, drought, and salinity.
The Washington State Department of Ecology petitioned for the designation to EPA Region 10, seeking a determination that adequate facilities for the safe and sanitary removal and treatment of sewage from all vessels are reasonably available for those waters, and so the state may completely prohibit the discharge from all vessels of any sewage into the sound.
The agency's labs "are a global technology powerhouse that harness innovation to create jobs, support new industries and help ensure America’s competitive edge in areas of national security and science," said Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz.
The program now includes the confidential collection of equipment failure data.
Increased operational visibility, savings and a greener stadium are the goal with Entic’s technology.
As thermal oxidizer technologies have been applied to a wider range of industrial applications, new challenges are continually uncovered that test their efficacy and durability.
This article originally appeared in the November 2016 issue of Environmental Protection.
Together, three newly signed bills are expected to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by nearly 250,000 metric tons and spur retrofits in 16,000 buildings.
Wintersville, Ohio has received $420,000 in funds from Ohio EPA to make improvements to wastewater systems that will lead to improved water quality.
Project harnesses cutting-edge technology to reduce costs in environmentally sustainable manner.
Building audits are conducted regularly, and these allow the academy to review or considers solar arrays; geothermal energy; building infrastructure; window efficiency; insulation; and installing new boilers and HVAC equipment.