The Global Diversity Outlook 4 report released Oct. 6 measures progress toward meeting 20 biodiversity goals that were agreed up in 2010, including reducing pressure on ecosystems vulnerable to climate change.
Because the climate is ever changing, the ISO (International Organization for Standardization) has decided to revise its greenhouse gas standards to meet current and future market needs.
A study by NOAA shows how oil and gas exploration can lead to high levels of ozone in the winter.
The historic Italian region offers eco-retreats and activities to responsible travelers.
The connection between human activities and increased severity and likelihood of droughts, storms, and heavy rain events was not as clear, according to the agency.
The agency's Health Hazard Evaluation Program is seeking five facilities to participate. A team of industrial hygienists and medical officers will make site visits to assess workers' occupational exposures.
Brussels, Belgium, will install GE’s ZeeWeed 500D ultrafiltration membrane bioreactor (MBR) technology to treat one-third of the city's water with a new upgrade to its existing wastewater treatment plant. The plant serves over 400,000 Brussels residents.
Countries may need to double existing capacity or risk undermining attainment of universal access to clean water and sanitation.
The Department of Environmental Protection is hosting the Oct. 1 meeting to hear stakeholders' comments about the draft Aboveground Storage Tank emergency rule.
Renewable energy company First Wind will begin a 148 MW wind project in Aroostook and Penobscot counties of Maine that will create construction jobs while boosting community revenues and provide significant tax revenues.
In a new study by the U.S. Geological Survey, contaminants such as pharmaceuticals from treated wastewater can travel into and contaminate shallow groundwater once the waters have released to streams.
In a Capitol Hill meeting yesterday, the Puerto Rico climate crisis and how it may affect the U.S. was discussed.
Four decades since the Michigan Chemical Corp. plant disaster, one of the biggest agricultural catastrophes in U.S. history, the contamination at the site is still persistent and includes heavy air pollution.
The Hopewell Regional Wastewater Treatment Facility in Hopewell, Va. will be using a new system that combines a moving bed bioreactor with a dissolved air flotation systems to minimize the plant’s total nitrogen waste.
U.S. Bank recently gave a $15,000 grant to the Sacramento nonprofit Mutual Housing California to begin planning the green renovation of one of communities.
In a new study conducted by the U.S. Geological Survey, water temperatures in the Florida Keys are 2 degrees warmer than they were a few decades ago. The increase in temperature is causing the corals to turn white from symbiotic loss – a condition that could cause the corals to die.
As a way to help combat air pollution, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has awards 33 incentive grants for alternative fuel vehicles. Additional grants have also been awarded for innovative alternative fuel projects.
With a grant provided by the EPA, the New Mexico Department of Environmental Quality will be working to promote sustainability and pollution prevention on a state-wide basis.
U.S. District Judge Carl J. Barbier issued his phase one findings of fact and conclusions of law Sept. 4 in the New Orleans multidistrict litigation.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology is converting one of its laboratories into a small office building to try out smart software technologies that will be designed to reduce energy use in commercial buildings.