Environmental Protection

Water


Cleanup Cost for Idaho Superfund Site Set at $12 M

EPA has ordered Carney Products Co., B.J. Carney & Co., and the City of St. Maries, Idaho to remediate the site using thermal treatment and excavation.

Baylor Scientists: pH Level Is Key to Golden Algae Toxicity

Study shows that as pH becomes higher, toxins become more potent in golden algae found in freshwater lakes in Texas.

Philadelphia Tree Planting Part of Skyline Initiative

City will pilot EPA initiative as part of its sustainability framework.

Court Halts Unlicensed Well Drilling by Public Entity

The California Groundwater Association won its case on appeal, seeking to ensure that drillers have the requisite skills and knowledge to drill water wells.

Akron Says It Will Improve Sewers to Resolve Overflows

EPA gives city time to identify appropriate methods but sets final deadline for Oct. 15, 2028.



Portable Farms Claims It Can Solve Problems

The company says a single 10,000 square foot Aquaponics System can bring vegetables and fish to feed the hungry with a small environmental footprint.

Texas Clothes Cleaner Wins by Losing

In a competition recognizing environmental efforts, San Antonio-based Clothesline Cleaners discarded perchloroethylene and fossil fuels to stand out among other women-owned businesses.

Missouri Gets $75K Grant for Anhydrous Ammonia RMPs

Agriculture and Emergency Management agencies in Missouri will assist with outreach, education and implementation of the Clean Air Act's Risk Management Program.

EPA Cites 14 Municipalities for Stormwater Violations

The agency ordered 12 boroughs or townships in Pennsylvania and two in Maryland to correct the violations, which affect the Chesapeake Bay watershed.

Aqua Pennsylvania Gets Stimulus Funds for Solar Farm

Company chair says combination of solar power for water treatment makes "perfect sense."

Florida Stands to Lose If New Standards Allowed

Groups say EPA may revise water quality standards only for Florida to settle lawsuit.

GE Gathers Leaders to Consider Water Reuse Initiatives

Company says it has developed an exclusive online forum to continue the discussion on "From Used to Useful."

Biosolids Drying-Electric Generation Facility Starts Up

The first-of-its-kind system in the United States has scheduled a grand opening for Nov. 18 at the Toland Road Sanitary Landfill in Santa Paula, Calif.

Final Amendments Set to SPCC Rule

Amendments to the Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasure rule clarify exclusions and exemptions.

Sustainable Water Treatment Is a Three Part Effort

Sulphide-precipitation and ion-exchange technologies can help companies meet the environmental, economic and social drivers of sustainability.

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