United Science, a Minnesota startup company, has licensed sensor technology developed at the University of Minnesota that could limit the amount of toxic byproducts from mining and other industries that end up in the environment and improve productivity at the same time.
Current water quality monitoring looks only at the surface, according to Avner Vengosh, Duke professor of geochemistry and water quality.
One new final toxicological profile for chlorine and six updated ones of priority hazardous substances are in this new set.
Hawaii-based company travels to Hungarian village to help clean up caustic alkali and plans to return to teach residents how to use DeconGel.
International Paper and Mississippi River Pulp turn Starbucks Coffee cups into fiber suitable for use in new cups.
The contracts, valued up to $40 million and $119 million, respectively, are designed to help Indonesia reduce threats to deforestation and to assist Kabul in improving delivery of public services such as sanitation and solid waste
Study shows pollutant levels in soil collected from Mount Everest glacier were acceptable for most trace elements; arsenic and cadmium exceeded drinking water standards.
Amid concerns of dangerously elevated lead levels in the reusable grocery bags many earth-conscious consumers have been using for several years, the Earthwise Bag Company Inc. and the Green Bag Company Inc. announced that regular, independent testing has confirmed their reusable grocery bags have consistently met federal standards.
With advances in nanostructured devices, lower operating temperatures, and the use of an abundant fuel source and cheaper materials, Harvard researchers are increasingly optimistic about the commercial viability of solid-oxide fuel cells.
ENPRO reaches accident scene early and gets to work collecting as much gas as possible from the nearby Merrimack River.
- By Geoffrey Brown
- Nov 19, 2010
Duke economist Martin Smith suggests the agency should also consider the potential health and environmental effects of salmon production that might stem from the fish's faster growth and less need for feed.
The contract includes munitions dating back 95 years and include those that contain mustard agent, phosgene, and other chemical agents.
EPA's nutrient criteria rule is set to be finalized Sunday; recently elected Florida leaders want more time to analyze the rule's effect on residents.
Offshore Vessels pleaded guilty in July to charges that its crew knowingly discharged oily wastewater from the bilge tank.
The security zone will remain in please until October 2011, according to the U.S. District Court of New Orleans.
Texas Tech researcher Moira Ridley said her experiments with strontium and nanoparticles of titanium dioxide revealed subtle differences depending on particle size.
The company applied organoclay-based treatment materials and implemented a second full-scale horizontal funnel-and-gate type approach.
This is the third 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.
- By Rick Harrison
- Oct 27, 2010
Researchers from Virginia Tech's College of Natural Resources and Environment have received a $3.4 million grant from the Department of the Interior to study the effects of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico on piping plovers -- shorebirds that have been listed as threatened since 1986.
To date, 1,627 sites have been listed on the NPL. There have been 346 sites deleted from the NPL with 1,281 sites remaining. With the proposal of nine new sites and one site being withdrawn from proposal, there are 62 proposed sites awaiting final agency action: 57 in the general Superfund section and five in the federal facilities section.