The Washington Department of Ecology had fined the district in 2015 for diverting water that was placed into trust to protect critical stream flows for threatened steelhead in the Touchet River. The river is part of a watershed that is one of 16 considered critical for providing habitat for threatened migratory fish.
BSEE will benefit from using probabilistic risk assessment, a technique to quantitatively model risk that was used in the modeling of the space shuttle program and is currently being used for the International Space Station and Orion deep space capsule programs.
A new research facility near Abu Dhabi International Airport will grow plants that will eventually produce renewable jet fuel, according to the company.
Strata applied to the NRC in early 2015 for approval to build and operate additional uranium recovery wells in the Kendrick expansion area, which covers about 7,800 acres adjacent to the facility, which is located 27 miles northeast of Gillette, Wyo.
Mutual Housing at Spring Lake receives first LEED Home Platinum for affordable housing in Yolo County; also marks the first LEED certification for multifamily housing in Woodland.
The city wants to finance the three-phase project with a Wisconsin Clean Water Fund loan, USDA Rural Development money, and funds from other sources.
Chinese electric vehicle sales during 2015 more than tripled year to 331,100, according to the Xinhua News Agency report, which cites data from the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers.
Operations at the U.S. Department of Energy's Waste Isolation Pilot Plant, the transuranic waste disposal site outside of Carlsbad, N.M., were suspended after two serious February 2014 incidents involving worker exposures to smoke and radiation.
Two water treatment chemicals executives have been charged in Newark, N.J., with the U.S. Department of Justice alleging they conspired to eliminate competition among suppliers of the industrial chemical to municipalities and pulp and paper companies in the United States.
According to UNEP, a wealth of statistics and research point to strong links between the use of natural resources and conflict.
EPA reported it is expanding its initiative focused on reducing toxic air pollution by adding large storage tanks and hazardous waste facilities to its work to address public health threats.
Mutual Housing California recently received a loan of nearly $1.97 million from the California State Department of Housing and Community Development to renovate Owendale Mutual Housing Community.
According to a new World Energy Council report, the growth of unconventional gas is spreading across the world with major implications over many years for markets and prices.
CDFW biologists are conducting additional sampling in adjacent water bodies around and connected to the Feather River, including Lake Oroville, its Forebay and Afterbay, and the Yuba River to get a better idea of the geographic range of this new population.
The agency's breakdown of the funding request explains that it includes $228 million for water resources research, which is a $17.3 million increase above the FY2016 enacted level.
Stating that the U.S. Supreme Court's preliminary ruling "does not disturb the CPP's status as enacted federal law," Air Resources Board Chair Mary D. Nichols announced that the board will move forward on planning for implementation of the plan, including by hosting public workshops and proposing amendments that will allow California to submit a final CPP plan if the board approves it.
The EPA will be giving $12.7 million in grants to help small drinking water and wastewater systems, including private well owners throughout the entire U.S.
The National Toxicology Program and partner agencies are behind the challenge, which will award $500,000 for ideas that help innovate current toxicity testing methods.
"As food rots in a landfill, it produces methane, a powerful greenhouse gas. At the same time, one in six Americans lack access to the nutrition they need to live an active, healthy life," according to EPA.
Powering Collaboration is a joint technology-focused program from GE and Statoil, intended to accelerate the development of more environmentally and economically sustainable energy solutions. Four winners for the second Open Innovation Challenge: Reduced Use of Water in Onshore oil and gas operations. The challenge received over 100 entries from 23 different countries.