Water


Don't Forget about Deforestation, Urbanization, Professor Says

Georgia Institute of Technology's Brian Stone tells policymakers that climate issues can't be solved just by lowering greenhouse gas emissions.

Webcast Shares Report from Nutrient Innovations Task Group

Ephraim King, Craig Cox, and Walter Baker will discuss task group recommendations, how to address nutrient pollutants, and successful approaches in a Watershed Academy webcast on Dec. 1.

AIA Says Green Building Programs Up 50% over 2007

Local policies to promote energy-efficient buildings continue to thrive despite prolonged economic downturn.

AECOM Assists Port of Long Beach with 'Green' Improvements

The port is developing stormwater pollution prevent and dust control measures to comply with California water and regional air quality regulations.



Nevada Geothermal Power Gets $57.9 M in Stimulus for Plant

The company plans to use American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds to complete drilling and pipeline connect to the Blue Mountain Faulkner 1 power plant in Nevada.

Wisconsin Is First with Lead-based Paint Renovation Program

EPA authorizes the state to administer and enforce the Renovation, Repair and Paint rule, which mandates training and licensing in leak-safe work practices.

TIA to Develop Common Language for Smart Devices

The Telecommunications Industry Association hopes to fashion a common platform across healthcare, transportation, security, automation, and energy distribution industries.

Middlesex Water's Williams to Retire by Year's End

Richard M. Risoldi will assume the position of the company's chief operating officer.

Corps of Engineers Closes Chicago Sanitary and Ship Channel Section

Agency is planning to perform scheduled maintenance on Barrier IIA, which protects the Great Lakes from Asian carp.

San Diego Homeowners Get More Solar Funding Options

The city's new program, funded through property taxes, will allow San Diego homeowners to qualify for financing.

Communication Is Focus of European Commission Publication

The European Commission's Directorate-General for the Environment has made available a special issue of Science for Environment Policy focusing on environmental communication.

Michigan DEQ Defines Water Protection Outcomes

The DEQ's "Measures of Success" document outlines the agency's mission and identifies goals and measurable outcomes for water protection.