WEF Releases Junior Water Prize Journal

The Water Environment Federation's special online publication features scientific papers from the U.S. winner and finalists.

AMMA Notes Concerns on Analysis of HR 2454

The American Materials Manufacturing Alliance says that Waxman-Markey measures for EITE industries are inadequate.

AWWA Calls for Technology Conference Papers

The American Water Works Association is accepting abstracts until Feb. 16 for the 2010 Water Quality Technology Conference and Exposition that will be held Nov. 14-18 in Savannah, Ga.

N.J. OKs Use of Stormwater Filtration Device

The state's Department of Environmental Protection, following verification by a public-private partnership, approved the use of the Up-Flo Filter in New Jersey stormwater treatment projects.

WEF, A&WMA to Present Odor and Air Pollutants Conference

Water and air associations join forces to present March conference in Charlotte, N.C.

House Resolution Addresses Ocean Acidification

An Inslee-Markey resolution would call on the United States to adopt policies and support international agreements to address ocean acidification.

U.S. Soils, Forest Store Only 30% of Annual Carbon Emissions

U.S. Geological Survey finds that the United States emits about 1.6 billion metric tons of carbon annually.

Missouri Removes 4, Restores 15 Waterbodies to Impaired List

EPA approved Missouri's delisting of four waterbodies and added 15 waterbodies to the state's 2008 list of impaired waters.

WEF, A&WMA to Present Odor and Air Pollutants Conference

Water and air associations join forces to present March conference in Charlotte, N.C.

Simple Sensors Provide Data on Snowfall, Snowmelt

A University of Washington professor has refined temperature sensors to measure air temperature and gauge accuracy of current computer models.

Chemistry Council Shares 10 Ways to Reuse Plastic

The holiday season brings about 25 percent more waste, or 5 million tons of garbage, to landfills but Americans can lower that amount by recycling, according to the American Chemistry Council.

DOI to Continue High Flow Experiments at Glen Canyon Dam

The U.S. Geological Survey will complete research on the effects of a 2008 high flow event that will provide additional information for a new protocol for management of the Grand Canyon, the Colorado River, and Glen Canyon Dam.

Enzymes Help Plants Sense High CO2, May Lead to Water-wise Crops

Biologists have identified plant enzymes that may help to engineer plants that take advantage of elevated carbon dioxide to use water more efficiently.

Settlements Bring Funds for Old Southington Landfill Cleanup

Southington, Conn., GenCorp., Kraft Foods, Shell Oil Co., and United Technologies Corp. will pay millions to ensure protections from contaminated groundwater at the Superfund site; 86 other parties also will contribute.

Stanford Study Says Ethanol a Problem for Ozone, Health

E85 produces different combustion byproducts than gasoline in cold weather and generates more aldehydes, which are precursors to ozone.

13 Air Carriers Sign MOU with Rentech for Synfuel Supply

The memorandum of understanding sets up a framework for the future purchase of certified synthetic jet fuel from Rentech's Natchez Project.

EPA, Port of Stockton Agree on Stormwater Management

The Port of Stockton has agreed to improve its toxicity testing and oversee tenants and construction as well as stormwater facilities to prevent stormwater pollution from reaching the San Joaquin River.