Environmental Protection

Conservation


NSF Celebrates World-class Research at Five U.S. Centers

Three of the five Science and Technology Centers have been working in sustainable energy alternatives, water development, and containing pesticides, among other research.

'Green Budget' Calls for Ending Tax Breaks for Polluters

Conservationists and public interest groups encourage Congress to cut $20 billion in spending and invest in a green economy.

Alfa Laval to Sponsor Great Lakes' Workshop in New York

The March 26 workshop will focus on best practices in water conservation for small- and medium-sized craft brewers and cheese companies.

EPA Packages Potable Water Case Studies

Case studies highlight water system partnerships used to improve technical and financial capacity.

Private Program to Offer Grants to Young Green Heroes

Green Works and Jane Goodall's Roots & Shoots program will recognized great ideas and hard work to those individuals, organizations and schools that are making their communities a greener place to live.

Fort Eustis to Use Recycled Structural Composite for Bridges

Axion begins construction on high load capacity railroad bridges at Fort Eustis Army Transportation Corp. in Virginia.



Companies, Landowners Partner to Create Carbon Offsets from Forest

CE2 Carbon Capital and Dogwood Carbon Solutions' ‘Red Fern’ project to help private landowners monetize and conserve forestry assets.

Exelon Energy Helps Businesses Assess Energy Carbon Footprints

Interactive Web tool allows customers in Illinois, Michigan, Ohio, and Pennsylvania calculate their energy use and find ways to reduce it.

Survey Examines Manager, Consumer Take on Smart Meters, Conservation

Oracle Utilities worked with O'Keeffe & Company to tap into the thinking of 1,210 adults and 302 water utility managers in the United States and Canada about water conservation.

River Restoration Turns Out to be a Mixed Bag, Study Says

University of Georgia researchers found that, among other things, restoring natural water flows can change the vegetation and negatively affect animals.

Jane Goodall Institute to Expand Conservation with USAID Grant

The $5.5 million will enable the institute and its partners to continue work in western Tanzania for endangered species, including chimpanzees.

Governors Pick 6 States to Develop Building Retrofit Programs

The National Governors Association Center for Best Practices will help Colorado, Hawaii, Massachusetts, North Carolina, Utah and Wisconsin retrofit their state buildings for energy efficiency.

Consultant Lists Top 10 Green Building Trends for 2010

Green building consultant Jerry Yudelson offers his insights on the green building industry.

Development Threatens U.S. Conservation Areas

Data from a University of Wisconsin-Madison study found that 940,000 housing units were built between 1940 and 2000 in private land inside the boundaries of national forests.

WaterSmart Innovations Keeps Las Vegas Venue Through 2012

The third WaterSmart Innovations conference is set for Oct. 6-8, 2010 at the South Point Hotel and Conference Center.

ACEEE Profiles Local Energy Efficiency Programs

Free report offers insight into proven program models of energy efficiency.

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