The good news is that the dispersant stayed in the deep ocean after it was first applied; the bad news is that it stayed in the deep ocean and did not degrade.
A University of Alabama graduate student is using Clostidium pasteurianum bacteria to break down a biodiesel waste product and find uses for its byproducts: butanol, propanediol, and ethanol.
The redesign of a filtration system by the U.S. Department of Energy's Savannah River National Laboratory is expected to help the DOE Office of Environmental Management drastically reduce cost and infrastructure for the treatment and permanent disposal of high-level radioactive waste.
Park City, Utah, hit pay dirt with an anaerobic biochemical reactor that removed more than 99 percent of cadmium and zinc from shallow groundwater.
The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control has granted W2E a solid waste permit for its planned anaerobic digestion facility in Columbia.
Biologists at Virginia Commonwealth University found that an additional 2.5 centimeters of growth allowed a farm oyster to remove 2.2 times the nutrients of a regular oyster.
EPA says comments shed new light on key areas and that the agency plans to propose significantly different standards from what was proposed last year.
BMI+ImageNet helped the bank adopt a reduce, reuse, and recycle attitude in its print environment.
OSHA's San Antonio Area Office initiated a safety and health inspection on July 28, 2010, at the company's facility following a complaint that employees were being stuck by hypodermic needles while sorting trash that was to be recycled.
Approximately one in four Montrealers take some kind of anti-depressant, and according to new research, the drugs are passing into the waterways and affecting fish.
The facility will process clean demolition wood, food and yard waste from South Florida residents and businesses to create organic compost products.
The Mace Security subsidiary pleaded guilty to a felony charge of storing the waste at its Vermont factory without a permit.
EPA will use its authority under the Clean Water Act to halt the proposed disposal of mining waste in streams at the Mingo-Logan Coal Company’s Spruce No. 1 coal mine.
EPA is asking universities to gather comprehensive community-wide data on human health impacts,
The agreement would resolve allegations in a lawsuit the United States and Indiana filed in September 2009, alleging violations of its Clean Water Act discharge permits.
The landfill is a 190-acre facility located in Monterey Park, Calif., about 10 miles east of downtown Los Angeles.
Inexpensive igloo-shaped, pollution-eating devices nicknamed "Poo-Gloos" can clean up sewage just as effectively as multimillion-dollar treatment facilities for towns outgrowing their waste-treatment lagoons, according to a new study.
Inspectors found roll-off containers filed with natural gas well drill cutting waste and plastic liners.
Scientists are reporting that household sewage has far more potential as an alternative energy source than previously thought.
The River Corridor is about halfway to its 2015 cleanup goal, the Department of Energy's Richland Operations Office reports.