The U.S. Geological Survey's latest study showed rainwater runoff caused 100% mortality to minnows and water fleas, which are part of the base of the food chain.
A global study underscores that rapidly deteriorating water quality – not just water quantity – is escalating a global water crisis. Innovative modeling of climate change, socio-economics and water quality trends indicates up to 1 in 3 people will be exposed to high risk of water pollution.
Repair of this facility presents many challenges, making the total project a seemingly insurmountable obstacle. But the FHIIP is completing rehabilitation of this facility in phases over several years and recently completed the first phase of construction.
- By Russell C. Reed
- Apr 15, 2015
China has revived a controversial concept to monitor pollution, a decade after its first attempt at calculating its "green GDP" suffered a swift death.
- By Teo Cheng Wee
- Apr 13, 2015
This is one of the world's largest programs for recycling harmful household products. The New York City Department of Sanitation administers the program.
The state energy and environmental agency often splits civil enforcement actions -- part fine, part remediation project of a significant value. But for a financial crime in federal court, this, all agreed, was a novel concept.
Three Mutual Housing California communities recently re-opened after a $6.3 million rehab that emphasized water and energy efficiency.
After taking seawater samples from the shoreline of Ucluelet, British Columbia, scientists from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) discovered small amounts of radioactivity from the 2011 Fukushima nuclear power plant accident.
The weather is warming up in New Hampshire and across the country, a warning sign to a state environmental group.
- By James Niedzinski
- Apr 01, 2015
A research team led by a professor from the University of New Hampshire has identified a new source of methane for gas hydrates in the Arctic Ocean. A stable reservoir for abiotic methane was discovered and could impact global climate change.
The ideas "got the equivalent of a house filled to the rafters with recommendations—almost 200 suggested topics spanning 34 categories," according to the agency.
Proterra celebrates major milestone with event honoring transit agency partners as EV pioneers.
The company has won a contract to supply 64 Flygt 4600 series compact mixers that will ensure corrosive sediments do not build up on the expansion project's massive gates.
"This acquisition was a very logical move for WAM and provides them with immediate entry into the North American headworks market," said Phil Thompson, president of Enviro-Care.
The Obama administration also is releasing a new scorecard to publicly track self-reported emissions disclosure and progress for all major federal suppliers.
The American Chemistry Council has asked Congress to pass bipartisan legislation that will improve current freight rail policies.
The GVEA Healy plant will require GE’s mobile water filtration system for approximately 90 days while work is being completed.
California's Low Carbon Fuel Standard is designed to stabilize fuel prices and improve the state's air quality. The net effect the LCFS will have on California—and potentially other states—is yet unknown.
Vermont leads the United States toward transparency in the food system as it battles food manufacturers that have sued to keep things quiet.
The world is watching as the Environmental Protection Agency's Clean Power Plan, proposed in June 2014, faces fierce opposition from the coal industry and coal-dependent states.