The final rule requires construction site owners and operators that disturb one or more acres to use best management practices to ensure that soil disturbed during construction activity does not pollute nearby waterbodies.
Nationally acclaimed public and private sector authorities headline program.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says the data show a five-year upswing in fuel efficiency in new cars and light duty trucks.
The World Resources Institute presented its Courage to Lead Award to DuPont Chair Charles O. Holliday Jr., for advancing sustainability practices.
ARRA funds will improve infrastructure in rural areas of 17 states.
The PURIFAST project aims to discover whether of combination of these technologies can replace reverse osmosis in removing organic components of water.
The Friends of the Capt. John Smith Chesapeake Trail, the Environmental Law Institute, and the National Geographic Society recommend the development of a bold and coordinated strategy for conserving the Chesapeake’s treasured landscapes and call for more federal investment in land conservation.
Program cuts emissions; growers are seeking more food scraps from holiday meals.
EPA says the Acid Rain Program has limited emissions to 7.6 million tons, well below the cap of 9.5 million tons.
Scientists and Web developers at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution created a new educational Web site with crucial tips on how to prepare for and survive a tsunami.
The Memoranda of Understanding will result in distance learning opportunities through Vermont Law School for minority academic institutions and a stronger partnership with Hispanic-serving institutions through the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities.
A University of Utah scientist argues that rising carbon dioxide emissions cannot be stabilized unless the world’s economy collapses or society builds the equivalent of one new nuclear power plant each day.
Mexico City's Metrobus, a public-private partnership, was brokered by EMBARQ and designed to reduce air pollution, greenhouses gases, and traffic.
Applications for the grants, which are designed to promote environmental stewardship and help develop knowledgeable and responsible students, teachers and citizens, must be filed by Dec. 15.
The firm will represent the New England region as Kleinfelder/SEA.