Two Washington ammonia fertilizer distributors have agreed to pay more than $33,000 for failing to update their plans for preventing chemical releases at eight facilities throughout Washington.
The European Union's energy commissioner, meanwhile, is watching the U.S. actions and will propose his own legislation soon.
The secret is in the manufacturing and application processes, not the chemical makeup.
Qteros Inc., the developer of an efficient consolidated bioprocessing (CBP) platform for low-cost production of cellulosic ethanol, and Praj Industries Ltd., a developer of technology and engineering solutions for producing biofuels and biochemicals, have announced a strategic partnership to accelerate commercialization efforts for industrial-scale cellulosic ethanol production.
Just under $42 billion will be invested in equipment to reduce air pollution next year, and 55 percent of that investment will be in Asia, according to a forecast in the McIlvaine Air Pollution Management report.
These actions will maximize the health benefits of water fluoridation, an important tool in the prevention of tooth decay while reducing the possibility of children receiving too much fluoride, according to both agencies.
As part of the plan, the city will improve its combined sewer system over the next 20 years, reducing discharges of hundreds of millions of gallons of raw sewage to the Mississippi River and its tributaries.
The latest issue of the Green Labor Journal showcases a solar air heating training program by the ironworkers union and also the Apollo Alliance, a San Francisco organization promoting energy efficiency, mass transit, and domestic job growth through green technologies.
The acquisition will enable the employee-owned HDR to expand its reach in the Northeast and the Middle East.
The company will be working for the Real Estate Services Division of the state's Department of General Services.
Virtual library includes closure maps, wildlife reports, and mission logs by crew members.
A new consumer brochure offers cleaning tips for broken CFLs while the agency urges schools to replace older fluorescent lamps that contain polychlorinated biphenyls.
The Environmental Integrity Project says EPA overstated the value of coal ash recycling by more than 20 times.
The American Chemical Society has selected a few simple ideas culled from its journals on how to be sustainable, including stop wasting food, try working out outside, and take the bus instead of driving your car.
The company provides protective linings for processing equipment.
This is the seventh Sims Recycling Solutions facility in North America to be certified to OHSAS 18001, the international occupational health and safety management system standard
Along with solvent delivery, The Dow Chemical Company subsidiary provides waste management, technical support, and use of stabilizers, additives, and test kits.
New criteria to protect people from potential illness will be developed by October 2012.
Respondents called for health studies and tighter public disclosure requirements.
Plaintiffs' attorneys claim clients were contacted directly and asked to waive their rights to sue Cabot Oil, which used hydraulic fracturing in Pennsylvania, because they were getting compensation through a state consent order.