Despite progress, Southern California's air remains home to some of the worst air in the United States, the American Lung Association said Tuesday in its annual State of the Air report.
A new U.S. Environmental Protection Agency formula for calculating the amount of pollutants released by flares at refineries and chemical plants nationwide shows that those emissions are four times higher than previously thought.
"With our customers' environmental expertise, plus funding, PIG products, and leadership, we believe this program can make measurable improvements in communities around the country," said Doug LaPlante, New Pig's vice president, Strategy.
The existing Tennessee Gas Pipeline runs 256 miles through 18 Kentucky counties. The company proposes to change the product flowing through the pipeline from natural gas to natural gas liquids.
Through incineration, hazardous wastes can be safely and efficiently discarded.
- By Savannah Cooper
- Apr 20, 2015
A global study underscores that rapidly deteriorating water quality – not just water quantity – is escalating a global water crisis. Innovative modeling of climate change, socio-economics and water quality trends indicates up to 1 in 3 people will be exposed to high risk of water pollution.
China has revived a controversial concept to monitor pollution, a decade after its first attempt at calculating its "green GDP" suffered a swift death.
- By Teo Cheng Wee
- Apr 13, 2015
This is one of the world's largest programs for recycling harmful household products. The New York City Department of Sanitation administers the program.
The state energy and environmental agency often splits civil enforcement actions -- part fine, part remediation project of a significant value. But for a financial crime in federal court, this, all agreed, was a novel concept.
Three Mutual Housing California communities recently re-opened after a $6.3 million rehab that emphasized water and energy efficiency.
The weather is warming up in New Hampshire and across the country, a warning sign to a state environmental group.
- By James Niedzinski
- Apr 01, 2015
A research team led by a professor from the University of New Hampshire has identified a new source of methane for gas hydrates in the Arctic Ocean. A stable reservoir for abiotic methane was discovered and could impact global climate change.
Proterra celebrates major milestone with event honoring transit agency partners as EV pioneers.
"This acquisition was a very logical move for WAM and provides them with immediate entry into the North American headworks market," said Phil Thompson, president of Enviro-Care.
The Obama administration also is releasing a new scorecard to publicly track self-reported emissions disclosure and progress for all major federal suppliers.
The GVEA Healy plant will require GE’s mobile water filtration system for approximately 90 days while work is being completed.
Four companies won top honors in Environmental Protection's annual contest to showcase the industry's best new products.
Sénégalaise Des Eaux serves 5 million people throughout the West African nation. Becoming certified to several ISO standards, including 9001 (quality) and 14001 (environmental management), helps it operate more reliably and efficiently, CEO Mamadou Dia explains in a new video.
"These updated findings are the culmination of years of study and analysis, and further confirm the safety of the plant's design," said Ed Halpin, PG&E's senior vice president and chief nuclear officer.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has announced over $45 million in funding provided through the State Wildlife Grant (SWG) program to help U.S. states protect species and habitats in greatest need.