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.
Biologists have identified plant enzymes that may help to engineer plants that take advantage of elevated carbon dioxide to use water more efficiently.
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.
E85 produces different combustion byproducts than gasoline in cold weather and generates more aldehydes, which are precursors to ozone.
The memorandum of understanding sets up a framework for the future purchase of certified synthetic jet fuel from Rentech's Natchez Project.
Natural gas developer will provide $750,000 to monitor water quality conditions through areas of the watershed where Marcellus Shale development occurs.
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.
TUM researchers say they have reduced pollutants in diesel exhaust emissions to barely measurable levels.
Money for water projects is needed now to alleviate the water supply problem and record unemployment, according to HR 4225's sponsors.
The pump station is just part of the South Florida Water Management District's plan to develop a wetland that will clean stormwater runoff bound for Lake Okeechobee, and ultimately, the Everglades.
PepsiCo's Frito-Lay facility becomes first existing food manufacturing site to earn LEED EB gold certification.
Energy recycling pioneer slashes global warming pollution and power costs simultaneously.
The settlement agreement includes the United States and California water districts and resolves longstanding claims to water rights in the Santa Margarita River Watershed.
The University of South Carolina sets goal at 90 percent less CO2 from vehicles within 5 years.
Environmental Working Group report analyzes 20 million tap water quality tests done by water utilities over the last five years and found 316 contaminants.
Group says methane emission reduction could be accomplished quickly because this type of warming lasts only 10 years.
Specific hydrochlorofluorocarbons cannot be used in new air conditioning and refrigeration equipment nor can they be sold, distributed or imported in 2010.