Whether it be part of legislation or conservation efforts, many brands are switching from plastic to a sustainable alternative, often PLA, without knowing the real truth about the dangers of a PLA straw.
Last week, the EPA announced a WIFIA loan to the Narragansett Bay Commission (NBC) to help reduce pollutant discharges into Narragansett Bay. The first of its kind in New England, the loan will help protect public health and ecosystems as a part of the Combined Sewer Overflow (CSO) Phase IIIA Facilities Project.
Today, HP Inc. announced its $11 million partnership with WWF to protect, restore, and manage forests in the paper printing industry. Not only is the company making huge environmental strides, but it’s encouraging other companies to do the same.
This week, the United Nations headquarters in New York will host the annual United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). The 2019 priority is one that is not unfamiliar: the world’s climate emergency.
The Global Climate Strike is expected to be one of the biggest in the history of environmental protests, and it is fueled by young people concerned for their future.
As cities like Flint and Newark are trying to solve their water contamination problems, cities are finding hazardous piping problems all over the country. The answer is simple: replace them.
Last week, members in the beekeeping industry sued the Environmental Protection Agency over a chemical proven to have negative impacts on bee colonization.
As headlines pop up around the country of contaminated water sources in places like Newark and Flint, 120WaterAudit has stepped up with a technological solution.
After Tyson’s Alabama facility spilled treated wastewater into the Black Warrior River, thousands of fish died as a result. Now, the river is practically lifeless.
Pipeline company is facing $319,461 in penalties for two serious violations of permits on the Mariner East 2 pipeline project.
Last week, the EPA under the Trump Administration proposed to adjust the existing methane regulation rules from the Obama Era. The rule could potentially save companies money but gravely impact the climate crisis.
The EPA recently proposed a change in the national marine diesel engine program that will allow better flexibility and make compliance with standards more achievable.
New Jersey company is fined for failure to comply with Formaldehyde Standards for Composite Wood Products Act of 2019.
The EPA is requiring Chicago shredding and recycling company to comply with the Clean Air Act. The company needs to reduce air emissions by 98 percent.
The Rainforest Action Network (RAN) recently shared a couple different ways bystanders can help the Amazon Rainforest that is ablaze. The options include supporting both environmental and indigenous communities.
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.
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.
Although recent U.N. reports suggest global water access is improving, scientists and researchers say this is far from the truth.
Although most respondents are unsure recycled materials actually get recycled, younger generations have not lost faith.
How do we battle agricultural pests without putting our workers at toxic risk? A new California cross-sector group is working toward the answers.