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Hasbro Toy Company Says Goodbye Plastic Packaging

Hasbro Toy Company Says Goodbye Plastic Packaging

Hasbro toy company, based in Rhode Island, announced it will begin eliminating plastic packaging from its products in an effort to be more sustainable and environmentally conscious.

East Alabama District Will Renew Its Water Contract

East Alabama District Will Renew Its Water Contract

Veolia North America will be extending its five-year contract with the communities of Lanett, Huguley, and the East Alabama Water District to continue providing water treatment services.

“We Need Water!” Becoming an Increasingly Common City Cry

“We Need Water!” Becoming an Increasingly Common City Cry

Although recent U.N. reports suggest global water access is improving, scientists and researchers say this is far from the truth.

Report Shows Younger Generations Continue to Recycle Despite Recent Headlines

Report Shows Younger Generations Continue to Recycle Despite Recent Headlines

Although most respondents are unsure recycled materials actually get recycled, younger generations have not lost faith.

Alternatives to Chlorpyrifos Work Group Is Making Pest Management Safer and More Sustainable

Alternatives to Chlorpyrifos Work Group Is Making Pest Management Safer and More Sustainable

How do we battle agricultural pests without putting our workers at toxic risk? A new California cross-sector group is working toward the answers.

As Energy Efficiency Efforts Suffer the Rebound Effect, Water Seems to Be an Exception

Energy Efficiency Efforts Suffer the Rebound Effect

As increased energy consumption cancels increased energy efficiency efforts, the future of global water sources seem to be taking a different path.

Changing Appeals Process Distances Populations from Polluters

Changing Appeals Process Distances Populations from Polluters

Earlier this year, the EPA announced that it is changing the ways citizens can appeal EPA-issued pollution permits. Now, citizens may not be able to appeal at all.

Is The Newark Water Crisis the New Flint?

Is The Newark Water Crisis the New Flint?

Like the case in Flint, Mich., residents of Newark, NJ, cannot trust their tap water sources for fear of lead poisoning, and the city has been asked to provide—first filters, now bottles of water.



5 Million Gallons of Wastewater Overflow into Maryland Creek

5.22 million gallons of sewer water overflows into Maryland's Broad Creek.

Alaska Mine Owners Settle with EPA

Alaska Mine Owners Settle with EPA

Coeur Alaska will pay just over half a million for three separate violations and a fire for discharge violations that took place at the Kensington gold mine.

EPA Releases Cleanup Plan For Former General Electric Plant Site in New York

The proposal would implement natural attenuation in a contaminated state superfund site that originates in Auburn, New York.

EPA Proposes Changes to Environmental Protection Requirements for Utility Coal Ash Sites

EPA Proposes Changes to Environmental Protection Requirements for Utility Coal Ash Sites

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is proposing changes related to utility coal as sites such as eliminating the tonnage limit, merging onsite and offsite coal ash definitions and increasing transparency for utility groundwater filings.

Pennsylvania Nature Preserve Recognized by EPA for Excellent Reuse of Superfund Site

The agency is celebrating the 20th anniversary of an initiative encouraging the redevelopment of Superfund sites for sustainable and productive use.

Massachusetts Real Estate Developer Will Pay $48,000 for Alleged Clean Water Act Violations

EPA alleged that Farfard Real Estate and Development Corporation did not follow its Clean Water Act permit in Ledgemere Country Residential Development, Maplebrooke Commons Condominiums and Lakeview Estates.

$1.5 Million Project Aimed at Improving Florida River Quality

The project aims to reduce and treat runoff from a residential neighborhood that discharges to the St. Johns River in Palatka, Fla.

EPA Administrator Announces Trash-Free Great Lakes Grant Program

EPA Administrator Announces Trash-Free Great Lakes Grant Program

For the first time, EPA will be requesting competitive applications for GLRI funding for trash-free water project grants in the Great Lakes

Wisconsin DNR Requests Wastewater Treatment Plants to Test for "Forever" Chemicals

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources asked wastewater treatment systems to test for contaminants known as "forever" chemicals.

Boundary Monitoring: Reduce Disturbance, Improve Environmental Risks

Boundary Monitoring: Reduce Disturbance, Improve Environmental Risks

Monitoring for noise, dust, vibration and harmful emissions makes it possible to manage the impact of the construction site.

Choosing the Right Connectivity Solution for Your Agricultural Technology

Choosing the Right Connectivity Solution for Your Agricultural Technology

Ultimately the right connectivity option depends on the technology and its deployment, but to help make your decision here are my top seven things to consider.

NRC Board to Hold Hearings on Texas Storage Proposal

A Nuclear Regulatory Commission Atomic Safety and Licensing Board will hear oral arguments on petitions for an adjudicatory hearing on Interim Storage Partners' license application for an interim facility to store spent nuclear fuel in Andrews County, Texas.