Environmental Protection

Water


Kinnickinnic River Cleanup Removes PCBs, PAHs Ahead of Schedule

EPA, Wisconsin, and Milwaukee work set the course for a more navigable river and a revitalized riverfront.

EPA Posts CAA, RCRA Compliance Data; Public Can Compare

The data cover information from 2004 through 2008 on EPA and state enforcement program performance for the Clean Air Act and Resource Conservation and Recovery Act requirements.

Long Beach Water Department Launches 90H2O

Web presence, completed by Astralcom, incorporates visitor-centric calls-to-action, promotes conservation, and builds community around department 'brand'.

Massachusetts Studies Biomass Sustainability before Setting RPS Criteria

Public policy questions regarding the environmental impacts of biomass have arisen in the wake of recent proposals for four new biomass plants in western Massachusetts.

Mount Sinai Leads Team to Uncover Asbestos Pathology Cleanup in Libby

"The asbestos-related disease in Libby is far more aggressive and rapidly progressive than what's seen in most asbestos-exposed workers," said Dr. Levin.

Wieland Homes to Pay $350,000 for Stormwater Violations

Homebuilder failed to get permits in timely manner or at any time during construction projects, primarily in the southeastern United States.



IDA's Pankratz Notes Desalination Efforts to Consider Impacts

IDA director addresses the World Congress meeting this month at Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

18 States Ask Industry Groups to Withdraw N.Y. E-Waste Suit

Letter to Consumer Electronics Association and Information Technology Industry Council claims lawsuit challenges states' rights to hold manufacturers' accountable.

EPA Adds 3 Sites to Superfund's National Priorities List

New Jersey, Utah, and Virginia sites contain lead, polychlorinated biphenyls, dioxins, and hexachlorobenzene, according to assessments.

Water Associations, DOL, EPA Release Competency Model

The model is designed to increase the pool of certified and experienced water sector professionals through various training and career advancement solutions.

USGS: Pesticide Levels Down or Unchanged in Corn Belt Rivers

Study says declines follow lower application rates and EPA regulatory action over the period 1996 to 2006.

California American Water Urges 'No Drugs Down the Drain'

Utility urges San Diego County residents to properly dispose of pharmaceutical waste.

New Pesticide Labeling Should Control Spray Drift

EPA is seeking comments on proposed guidance that should make label directions more uniform, specific, and protective of human health.

California American Water Kicks Off Winter Conservation

The education campaign includes free water audits, leak detection kits, rebates and more.

GEI to Engineer Long Hollow Dam and Reservoir

The Colorado Water Resources and Power Development Authority and the La Plata Water Conservancy District are expecting a new dam and reservoir to improve administration of Colorado/New Mexico La Plata River Compact.

A screenshot of Green Footstep Web site

Green Footstep Helps Building Become Part of Solution

Rocky Mountain Institute's tool shows architects, engineers, and developers how much their building is contributing to greenhouse gas levels and reveals design targets to achieve carbon neutrality.

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