Shell Oil Co. also would pay a civil penalty of $2.6 million. The Justice Department is publishing the proposed decree July 16 and seeking comments in the next 30 days.
To combat and manage invasive species such as fire ants and Cactoblastis moths, the Texas Invasive Species Program has been established at The University of Texas at Austin with a $2.7 million donation from the Lee and Ramona Bass Foundation.
After a major flood in 2007, the Mexican city, with help from private industry and federal and state governments, has been clearing several rivers with hydraulic dredges.
The Conservation Leadership Council has released six academic papers that offer important conservative perspectives on a wide range of environmental and energy challenges.
The long-range nesting patterns of loggerhead sea turtles reveal their new habitats and the risks involved.
A new partnership between World Water Works and Aquanos Energy, Ltd. will promote innovative algae-based technology for wastewater purification and renewable energy production.
NRG Energy’s Seward Power Station has been recognized by GE for reducing total water treatment costs by 25 percent over six years and saving 100 million gallons of water each annually.
The Palouse Wind Project held an event yesterday that highlighted the projects first 150,000 megawatt hours generated and clean energy for the Northwest.
Dow’s FILMTEC Eco Elements received recognition at the annual expo, Aquatech.
Authors of a paper published online by the open-access journal PLOS ONE reported livestock-associated MRSA and multidrug-resistant staph were present only among workers exposed to industrial livestock operations.
J.W. Winco, Inc. has started a new green roofing project in New Berlin, Wisconsin to showcase the latest in their pro-environmental efforts.
According to a new highway report, roads across the U.S are smoother and less congested this year, along with fewer deficient bridges.
In a letter from Sierra Club and ForestEthics, nearly 60 organizations are asking U.S. corporations to stop using tar sands.
In the July/August issue of The Saturday Evening Post, Barry Yeoman takes a look at the current water situation and discusses what can be done to help protect future generations.
The Interior Department has given a 20-year extension on protecting Oregon’s National Wild and Scenic Illinois River from mineral withdrawal.
A new program allows Americans to see the impacts of climate change in gardens and the many things that are being done to help prevent or prepare for it.
The Green Parking Council has presented the Pioneer Award to ABB’s Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure team due to their work mobility innovation, and has also been honored by the Sustainable Parking Association.
During the 2013 River Heroes Awards hosted by River Network in St. Louis, 5 individuals were announced as winners for their dedication to improving water quality, environmental justice, education, and volunteering to protect the most important natural resource of all.
WHOI engineers created an advanced robotic auto-launcher system in order to systematically collect ocean data more efficiently and effectively.
Four scientists, who lead citizen science groups funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF), were honored in a White House ceremony this morning.