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.
Managing Directors Mark Bertler and James Simpson together bring more than 50 years of executive-level water industry operating and investment banking experience at water companies.
Based on the latest UN figures, the report estimates 60 million people will be affected by El Niño this year, with many of them suffering health consequences.
Illinois leads among all U.S. states for the third consecutive year; LEED momentum grows on the West Coast.
The study's authors concluded infectious diseases are not the main worry, and that bats globally could benefit from policy, education, and conservation actions targeting human-caused mortality.
The Clean Energy Fund will advance solar, wind, energy efficiency, and other clean tech industries to spur economic development and reduce harmful emissions. This action will result in lower energy costs for consumers and businesses beginning this year.
Conditional registrations have been granted when scientific review determines the risks of a pesticide are acceptable but additional confirming data are required. Conditional registrations don't undergo a public consultation until the registration is amended, renewed, or converted to a full registration.
It envisions a global economy in which plastics never become waste. If this systemic change can't be realized, the potential damage will be severe -- given the projected growth in consumption and a business-as-usual scenario, by 2050 the world's oceans are expected to contain more plastics than fish by weight.
As of Jan. 16, more than 11,300 homes had been visited by the water response teams that are distributing bottled water, filters, replacement cartridges, and water testing kits.
"Remarkably, Alex has undergone the transformation into a hurricane," the National Hurricane Center announced Jan. 14. "A distinct eye is present, embedded within a fairly symmetric mass
of deep convection."
Sacramento-based nonprofit, Mutual Housing California, project manager Vanessa Guerra recently received a Latina “Rising Star” award from the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce for her work on the Department of Energy’s first zero-energy ready home for a rental development certified in the nation.
Mark Davis, owner of Washington, D.C.-based WDC Solar, will be among Michelle Obama's guests for her husband's final State of the Union address on Tuesday.
If it can be successfully commercialized by industry, detectives, field inspectors, and others could carry with them a convenient version of NIST's "headspace analysis" technique that identifies solid or liquid compounds based on the makeup of vapors released into the air.
While preliminary data show a higher-than-normal number of disasters, overall losses were below normal, in terms of economic and insured losses. The United States represented 60 percent of all global insured losses in 2015, according to the company.
FEMA's announcement said the pretreatment facility will filter out debris, turbidity, and heavy metals discharged into the watershed that feeds the New Hogan Reservoir.
"We are again taking the necessary steps to address the continuing rapid decline in crude oil indices and base oil pricing. These adverse energy market dynamics are decreasing the values of our re-refined products and byproducts, as well as our recycled fuel oil," said Safety-Kleen Environmental Executive Vice President Kevin Hayden.