Water


Eco-Tourist Owner: Barbados Endangered Wetlands

Peter Allard, who owns a facility in Barbados, filed a complaint against the government alleging it violated its obligations at Graeme Hall Swamp.

American Water to Use Pump Efficiency to Meet GHG Goal

The water and wastewater utility company plans to lower its greenhouse gas emissions by 16 percent in about seven years.

El Paso Corp. Fined $2.3 M for Pipeline Safety Violations

DOT ordered El Paso Corp., and Colorado Interstate Gas Company to develop and train operators on safety procedures following an investigation into pipeline explosion in Wyoming three years ago.

60 Groups Call for Shale Gas Drilling Ban in New York

Sustainable Otsego says horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing are too dangerous to water supplies and human health.

Wayne, Neb., to Address Wastewater Plant Odors

EPA gives city a $520,400 grant to help upgrade Wayne's wastewater treatment plant.

Jackson, States Agree on Need for TSCA Reform

Sen. Frank Lautenberg says he will reintroduce a bill that would require chemical companies to show that their consumer products are safe.



Global Warming and Saving the Planet Are Not So Serious

Harris Poll shows drop in global warming believers while Envirofone.com survey offers the lighter side of actions to save Earth.

RecycleMania 2010 Gears up with Registration

Nationwide contest determines which colleges or university can reuse and reduce the most waste.

Council on Environmental Quality Revises Water Project Guidance

Sutley says the new approach calls for the development of water resources based on sound science that maximize net national economic, environmental, and social benefits, which is critical for future generations.

Clemson Gets Grant for Carbon Sequestration Contamination Study

The research is expected to lead to improved designs for carbon sequestration projects that will protect underground drinking water supplies.

'Green' Water Infrastructure Bill Relies on Natural Systems

The legislation would establish up to five Centers of Excellence for green infrastructure charged with conducting research on green infrastructure that is relevant to the geographic region in which the center is located.

EPA OKs 79 of Iowa's Water Use Designations

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources is revising its water quality standards for recreation activities and protecting aquatic life.

Report: Bhopal Groundwater Contaminated by UCIL Plant

The Bhopal Medical Appeal has compiled data from groundwater aquifer testing and found carbon tetrachloride, as well as other toxic chemicals, at levels that exceed WHO guidelines.

4 Communities Win Smart Growth Awards

EPA chooses Lancaster County Planning Commission as overall excellence winner for its countywide comprehensive growth management plan.

Emergency Wildlife Rescue Network Seeks Members

EMPOWER is broadening its network of rescuers to help wildlife victimized by marine pollution emergencies.