The U.N. International Court of Justice ruled against Japan in a case involving charges that the country was using a scientific research program to mask a commercial whaling venture in the Antarctic.
While many were happy to see much of the oil slick in Galveston Bay being pushed out into the gulf by wind and weather, this has created additional environmental threats further down the Texas coastline.
This is the first e-learning module to help law enforcement officers identify and prevent this illicit trade, according to the agency.
According to new research, salamanders may be shrinking in size due to the environmental changes caused by rapid climate change.
MEG Energy Corp. has chosen GE’s evaporator systems to help conserve water and reduce operational costs at MEG’s Christina Lake Project in Alberta, Canada.
More than $7 million in Act 13 funding has been awarded by Governor Tom Corbett for 25 companies and organizations that are making the switch to natural gas for their heavy-duty fleet vehicles.
A research team is examining how oil spilled after the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig explosion is affecting organisms living on six shipwrecks located near the Macondo well site.
Shigeru Ban, 56, has designed lasting structures after the Kobe earthquake and the Rwanda genocide, and he founded the Voluntary Architects' Network to respond to disasters worldwide.
An undetermined amount of bunker fuel oil spilled after a bulk cargo vessel collided with a barge under tow March 22.
"We are pleased to have worked cooperatively with the EPA to reach an agreement that benefits area residents and appreciate EPA's commitment to identifying community projects with local support that will provide for additional emissions reductions in the area," said Phil Gaarder, vice president of operations for Flint Hills Resources.
This Saturday, March 22nd, the world celebrates World Water Day. Water and agriculture are inextricably interlinked and interdependent. Agriculture is a major user of both ground and surface water for irrigation—accounting for about 70 percent of water withdrawal worldwide.
- By Danielle Nierenberg
- Mar 21, 2014
The company pumped an estimated 61 million gallons of wastewater from two coal ash impoundments at its Cape Fear Steam Electric Plant into a tributary of the Cape Fear River, DENR reported.
The ins and outs of eco-friendly, green labeling and advertising on products.
- By Tom Wirostek
- Mar 20, 2014
The EPA has issued an order to the U.S. Army to remove 15 million pounds of explosives and propellant that are currently stored at Camp Minden in Minden, La.
The plan lays out cooperative arrangements between governments and industry to respond to maritime spills and shipping casualty incidents.
Maria Damanaki, the European Commissioner for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, said the EU's "zero tolerance against illegal fishing" is succeeding, and 27 stocks in the North Sea and Atlantic are being fished sustainably this year.
The region's "extreme and fast changing risks" call for it to support IMO's Polar Code, which would set safety and environmental standards for ships operating in those waters.
H.R. 3370 is the bill both the House of Representatives and the Senate have passed to delay the impact of the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012.
The plan calls for Tank 396, which leaked 4-Methylcyclohexanemethanol (MCHM) and PPH into the Elk River in January 2014, contaminating the potable water supply for 300,000 West Virginians, to be cleaned and sandblasted. The Chemical Safety Board will retain the floor section of the tank.
BP is once again eligible to enter into new contracts with the U.S. government, including new deepwater leases in the Gulf of Mexico.