The Global Diversity Outlook 4 report released Oct. 6 measures progress toward meeting 20 biodiversity goals that were agreed up in 2010, including reducing pressure on ecosystems vulnerable to climate change.
Because the climate is ever changing, the ISO (International Organization for Standardization) has decided to revise its greenhouse gas standards to meet current and future market needs.
The agency's Health Hazard Evaluation Program is seeking five facilities to participate. A team of industrial hygienists and medical officers will make site visits to assess workers' occupational exposures.
Brussels, Belgium, will install GE’s ZeeWeed 500D ultrafiltration membrane bioreactor (MBR) technology to treat one-third of the city's water with a new upgrade to its existing wastewater treatment plant. The plant serves over 400,000 Brussels residents.
Renewable energy company First Wind will begin a 148 MW wind project in Aroostook and Penobscot counties of Maine that will create construction jobs while boosting community revenues and provide significant tax revenues.
In a new study by the U.S. Geological Survey, contaminants such as pharmaceuticals from treated wastewater can travel into and contaminate shallow groundwater once the waters have released to streams.
The Hopewell Regional Wastewater Treatment Facility in Hopewell, Va. will be using a new system that combines a moving bed bioreactor with a dissolved air flotation systems to minimize the plant’s total nitrogen waste.
U.S. Bank recently gave a $15,000 grant to the Sacramento nonprofit Mutual Housing California to begin planning the green renovation of one of communities.
As a way to help combat air pollution, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has awards 33 incentive grants for alternative fuel vehicles. Additional grants have also been awarded for innovative alternative fuel projects.
With a grant provided by the EPA, the New Mexico Department of Environmental Quality will be working to promote sustainability and pollution prevention on a state-wide basis.
U.S. District Judge Carl J. Barbier issued his phase one findings of fact and conclusions of law Sept. 4 in the New Orleans multidistrict litigation.
A new report shows that governments and companies around the world invested $9.6 billion to help sustain clean water supplies.
The settlement is approximately $1.1 billion, which includes legal fees and is subject to approval by a U.S. district judge in New Orleans.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture will be providing $99 million in conservation funding to victims in Connecticut, New Jersey, and New York. The funds will be used on 671 acres of hurricane-damaged property, making them more storm and flood resistant.
With only 35 feet left to remove of the Glines Canyon Dam on the Elwha River in Washington, the river is already showing great progress with fish and native plants returning to the area.
JPMorgan Chase & Co. and The Water Council have entered into a partnership to bring together North America's investment community and water technology entrepreneurs to match capital with water innovation.
George Rogers Clark High School in Lexington, Ky. received Center of Excellence sustainability award for its geothermal and chilled beam design.
The agency found that between 1996 and 2011, 64,975 square miles in coastal regions -- an area larger than the state of Wisconsin -- experienced changes in land cover.
Upon completion of the $62.8 million Georgia State University College of Law Building, a LEED Silver certification will be awarded to the new building.
Cargill, Inc. has agreed to settle with the EPA for Clean Water Act violations at two different oil storage facilities. The settlement will also outline steps required to prevent future oil spills at the sites.