This is the second installment of a multi-part series on some of today's problems in land development and how innovative methods collectively known as "Prefurbia" can help overcome them.
These additions and recent cleanups have changed the number of National Priorities List sites from 1,627 to 1,343 final and proposed sites.
The company excavated contaminated soil near and under parts of the Brook Village parking lot in North Providence, R.I., at a cost of about $1.7 million.
University of California Davis scientists said that most of the antibiotics used to treat dairy cows generally degrade in the top 12 inches of soil.
Plant and system modifications will enable the 52,000-square-foot plant to achieve its 50,000-metric-ton design capacity.
Patrick Phillips, chief executive officer of the Urban Land Institute, notes progress but cautions against suburban sprawl.
The decree addresses the cost allocation between the federal and state governments, not the scope of the cleanup or site end-state decisions for the West Valley Demonstration Project and the Western New York Nuclear Service Center
Fluor-B&W Portsmouth LLC activities are potentially valued at $2.1 billion over 10 years.
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Agricultural Research Service scientists have linked arsenic levels in stormwater runoff on Delmarva Peninsula to chicken litter storage and use.
U.S. Department of Agriculture scientists are analyzing how runoff measurements in different Pennsylvania regions correlate with different National Weather Service data sets for the same areas.
The Los Alamos Study Group has sued the government for its alleged failure to follow the National Environmental Policy Act for a planned $4 billion plutonium warhead core plant.
To resolve Clean Water Act issues related to 10 crude oil spills in four states, Houston-based Plains Pipeline will pay a $3.25 million penalty and install controls or new pipe to prevent future spills.
The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection and other stakeholders will
determine if the formula needs updating to account for disturbances to habitat, conservation, or resource protection, for example.
Four months after application, biochars reduced nitrous oxide emissions by up to 73 percent and lowered ammonium leaching by up to 94 percent.
Advances in productivity over the past 30 years have reduced the carbon footprint and overall environmental impact of U.S. beef production.
A drum reconditioning business left volatile organic compounds and other chemicals at the site in Coventry, R.I.
Grace leased the facility from Oldon and received asbestos-contaminated vermiculite concentrate there to manufacture attic insulation and fireproofing material.
Water Board, U.S. Army Corps, EPA echo concern raised by other groups about potential development in Redwood City.
According to EPA, the Wichita, Kan.-based plant generates significant quantities of hazardous waste, including industrial wastewater treatment filter sludge, primer residue waste containing chromium and cadmium, tetrachloroethylene and trichloroethylene waste from degreasers, and hazardous waste oil.