Corporate Accountability International calls such spending wasteful and urges support of public water.
The investigation into the M/V Theotokos led to the first criminal prosecutions under the Nonindigenous Aquatic Nuisance Prevention and Control Act.
Computer scientists, with a $1.5 million grant, hope to develop a network of sensors that detect air pollution hot spots indoors and out.
Thomas Adams and Paul I. Barton have already applied for a patent on a novel configuration of natural gas, solid oxide fuel cells, and carbon capture and sequestration that would compete well in the power sector if the government placed a tax on carbon emissions.
Water and wastewater facilities, collection and distribution systems and public works functions are now under a centralized operation.
University scientists in Wisconsin and Minnesota say aspens are already growing at accelerated rates in their natural environment.
The U.S. Geological Survey tested wells for chemicals that do not have human health benchmarks or toxicity information.
Allocation could increase if supply conditions improve, according to the Department of Water Resources.
The Energy and Water Integration Act passed the House on Dec. 1 and now is being considered by the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
The federal government hopes its activities to minimize stormwater runoff will encourage private facilities to do the same.
California's Climate Adaptation Strategy includes a final report, an advisory panel, and a Google Earth application to help business owners and residents prepare for climate change impacts and challenges.
According to the Center for Biological Diversity, pesticides have been linked to immune and endocrine problems as well as cub mortality in polar bears.
The TRI database contains information on chemical releases into the air, land and water, as well as waste management and pollution prevention activities.
University of Leeds scientists suggest that Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation carbon credit payments should be shared with people who live in the forests.
Cincinnati Lead Study uses functional magnetic resonance imaging to test how adults exposed to lead as children behave when asked to perform two tasks.
EPA Region 7 will help the city upgrade its sanitary sewer pipes and manholes with a $291,000 grant.
Agency orders Oakland, Emeryville, Piedmont, Berkeley, Alameda, Albany and Stege Sanitary District to assess inadequately treated sewage discharges.
King's College London doctors have researched the literature and found that climate change could negatively affect people with mental illness and increase the burden of mental disorder generally.