Minced banana peel removed lead and copper from river water as well as many other materials, researchers said in their report.
The groups say they are concerned about the cost of the regulation, noting that state and independent studies have estimated that the rule will cost billions of dollars generally and more than 14,000 jobs in the agricultural community.
Despite a large amount of nitrogen cycling genes, researchers concluded that denitrifying and nitrifying organisms were not active.
The company will help Henrico County, Va., engineer an intake and pumping station on the James River and support the work for a dam and reservoir on Cobbs Creek.
By selecting this conservation organization to implement the program, EPA seeks to improve the natural resources and socio-economic conditions in the Mid-Atlantic Highlands.
New water fixtures in restrooms at the airport's passenger terminals are saving 5.5 million gallons per month.
With SUNY, the universities will monitor temporal trends in bioaccumulative chemicals in the Great Lakes using top predator fish as biomonitors.
This basic course introduces water quality and criteria programs to those with less than one year of experience and veterans needing a refresher.
Natural estrogen from multiple sources actually accounts for much more of the total contribution.
The Stony Brook University and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution study used the genome sequence of Aureococcus anophagefferens and found that it is genetically predisposed to exploit certain characteristics of human-modified coastal ecosystems.
When completed in 2015, the $448-million project will feature three major pump stations, removal of 260 miles of roads, and filling in of 42 miles of canals to help restore water flows to the Everglades.
In the study, something released by algae, other than microcystins, had an endocrine disrupting effect on zebrafish.
Questions from prospective applicants about the competitive opportunity must be received before March 28 and applications must be received by April 11.
Funding support remains for the Great Lakes, water and wastewater treatment, Superfund, and enforcement.
The rule provides a collaborative and science-based framework for creating land management plans that would support ecological sustainability and contribute to rural job opportunities.
Tim Gieseke's book illustrates a practical method to identify environmental values and makes a case for bringing the externalities of agriculture and business into the economic accounting framework.
The federal agency and California want to improve water quality and resource protection in the San Francisco Bay Delta Estuary.
Though the Great Lakes are the largest freshwater system on Earth, the basin has the potential for local shortages, according to a new basinwide water availability assessment by the U.S. Geological Survey.
After seven years, San Francisco's Planning Commission certified the project's environmental impact report for work that is designed to improve Bay Area water supply in the Alameda Creek habitat.
The revised specification is open for comment until March 21.