Environmental Protection

Water


FPMA Committee Chair Rallies for Florida Cleanup Funds

Florida Petroleum Marketers Association says that more than $200 million from a cleanup trust was swept into the general fund for other programs.

7-Year Myrtle Beach Study Offers Clues to Preservation

Researchers identified offshore sand sources that could be used for future beach replenishment without causing a bigger erosion problem elsewhere, a USGS lead scientist says.

U.S., Mexico to Assess Air Monitoring Network

Data will help direct efforts to protect public health from harmful emissions in 10 states along the 2,000-mile border.

Seth Guikema

Researchers Model Hurricane-related Power Outages

Data could save utilities money and facilitate logistics for repair crews.



Study: Cuts to Mississippi Levees Could Build New Land

Although one critic says the model's sea level rise and subsidence rates were optimistic, he admits the model still predicts land could be delivered to the sinking delta.

UC Berkeley Merges Programs into Energy Institute

Using research from the Berkeley Institute, the Haas School hopes to help bring real solutions to the marketplace.

H2O4Texas Focuses on State Water Plan

Water gurus weigh in on Texas' efforts to manage its water supply and demand.

UM Engineers a Solution to Hydrogen Storage

Carbon nanotubes have enabled the chemical engineers to achieve hydrogen storage capacity up to 8 percent by weight.

Ship Operator Pleads Guilty for Concealing Pollution

Panamanian company will pay $1.25 million for vessel pollution crimes.

British Columbia, DOE Team Study Microbe in OMZ

Researchers are studying the genomes of uncultivated microbes found in OMZs to better understand how they participate in global geochemical cycles such as the carbon and nitrogen cycles.

Waste Connections Expands Landfill Energy Project

Services company signs agreement with DTE Biomass Energy to use methane as a feedstock for renewable electric power.

Meth House Contamination May Linger, Researcher Says

NIST funds study to research the interactions between building materials and chemicals used in methamphetamine labs.

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