The Environmental Protection Agency has announced a new proposal to better address the issue of lead-contaminated water sources in U.S. cities. While it’s the first major update in nearly 30 years, some think it is not a significant change at all.
The state of North Carolina is making state-wide changes to improve its energy sourcing and environmental impact. The state first rejected the idea that burning wood pellets for fuel qualifies as low-carbon, renewable energy. But it has taken some conflicting actions since.
A recent oil spill in Brazil is covering beaches, affecting wildlife, and causing a national concern—but it’s not Brazil’s. President Jair Bolsonaro told reporters that the oil spanning 100 beaches in Brazil is not of Brazilian origin, but that claim is being investigated.
Yesterday, the world’s largest gathering of environmental journalists convened in the state of Colorado. The five-day conference will focus on a number of environmental issues.
As of September 27, OSHA signed an alliance with the National Waste & Recycling Association (NWRA) and Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA). The goal? To better protect workers in the waste industry.
Trump’s EPA recently accused San Francisco of violating the Clean Water Act. Not only do local officials deny the claims, but they said it’s a fraudulent attack from Trump on the Democratic California state.
Applications for funding for waterway trash reduction projects for the Gulf of Mexico are due no later than November 22, 2019.
Global icon and climate activist Greta Thunberg is one of four winners for Sweden’s Right Livelihood Award. She has also been nominated for the actual Nobel Peace Prize, winners to be announced.
Today, environmental software platform, Encamp, announced the release of Encamp Calendar. Now, users can use an organized calendar to stay on top of their federal and state compliance reporting schedule.
Environmental experts believe we can still halt a mass environmental catastrophe – if we act fast. Read about the main ways experts say the world can curb emissions.
Whether it be part of legislation or conservation efforts, many brands are switching from plastic to a sustainable alternative, often PLA, without knowing the real truth about the dangers of a PLA straw.
Last week, the EPA announced a WIFIA loan to the Narragansett Bay Commission (NBC) to help reduce pollutant discharges into Narragansett Bay. The first of its kind in New England, the loan will help protect public health and ecosystems as a part of the Combined Sewer Overflow (CSO) Phase IIIA Facilities Project.
Today, HP Inc. announced its $11 million partnership with WWF to protect, restore, and manage forests in the paper printing industry. Not only is the company making huge environmental strides, but it’s encouraging other companies to do the same.
This week, the United Nations headquarters in New York will host the annual United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). The 2019 priority is one that is not unfamiliar: the world’s climate emergency.
The Global Climate Strike is expected to be one of the biggest in the history of environmental protests, and it is fueled by young people concerned for their future.
As cities like Flint and Newark are trying to solve their water contamination problems, cities are finding hazardous piping problems all over the country. The answer is simple: replace them.
Last week, members in the beekeeping industry sued the Environmental Protection Agency over a chemical proven to have negative impacts on bee colonization.
As headlines pop up around the country of contaminated water sources in places like Newark and Flint, 120WaterAudit has stepped up with a technological solution.
After Tyson’s Alabama facility spilled treated wastewater into the Black Warrior River, thousands of fish died as a result. Now, the river is practically lifeless.
Pipeline company is facing $319,461 in penalties for two serious violations of permits on the Mariner East 2 pipeline project.