Global Warming and Saving the Planet Are Not So Serious

Harris Poll shows drop in global warming believers while Envirofone.com survey offers the lighter side of actions to save Earth.

RecycleMania 2010 Gears up with Registration

Nationwide contest determines which colleges or university can reuse and reduce the most waste.

Council on Environmental Quality Revises Water Project Guidance

Sutley says the new approach calls for the development of water resources based on sound science that maximize net national economic, environmental, and social benefits, which is critical for future generations.

Clemson Gets Grant for Carbon Sequestration Contamination Study

The research is expected to lead to improved designs for carbon sequestration projects that will protect underground drinking water supplies.

'Green' Water Infrastructure Bill Relies on Natural Systems

The legislation would establish up to five Centers of Excellence for green infrastructure charged with conducting research on green infrastructure that is relevant to the geographic region in which the center is located.

EPA OKs 79 of Iowa's Water Use Designations

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources is revising its water quality standards for recreation activities and protecting aquatic life.

Report: Bhopal Groundwater Contaminated by UCIL Plant

The Bhopal Medical Appeal has compiled data from groundwater aquifer testing and found carbon tetrachloride, as well as other toxic chemicals, at levels that exceed WHO guidelines.

4 Communities Win Smart Growth Awards

EPA chooses Lancaster County Planning Commission as overall excellence winner for its countywide comprehensive growth management plan.

Emergency Wildlife Rescue Network Seeks Members

EMPOWER is broadening its network of rescuers to help wildlife victimized by marine pollution emergencies.

Acumen Funds Pilot Projects for Water Transport and Storage

Pilots will enable organizations in Kenya to test new ideas for delivery and storage of safe water for consumers who lack access.

Bleached Coral

Warmer Temperature Makes Bacteria a Coral Killer, Study Says

The scientists find that Vibrio coralliilyticus produces betaine, glutamate, and succinate are involved in the transformation.

Truckers Eligible for Fuel-efficient Equipment Rebates

Cascade Sierra Solutions says truck owners in New England states can get between $100 and $1,000 for fuel-saving equipment.

EPA Notes Achievements in GHG Reduction, Pest Management

The agency singled out eight Climate Leader companies and five members of the Pesticide Environmental Stewardship Program for meeting goals and general excellence.

EPA Issues Caveat Emptor on H1N1 Disinfectants

There are no products registered by EPA for use in residential settings that will disinfect or sterilize the air or a room by fogging. Claims for disinfecting carpeting, drapes, and other porous surfaces are also false, the agency says.

Australia's Queensland Ups Ante for Home Sustainability

Before marketing a home for sale, homeowners and real estate agents must prepare a sustainability declaration.