A daylong festival of cleantech innovation, entrepreneurship and policy culminated in the award of the grand prize of $250,000 to EcoFactor.
The final rule requires construction site owners and operators that disturb one or more acres to use best management practices to ensure that soil disturbed during construction activity does not pollute nearby waterbodies.
Nationally acclaimed public and private sector authorities headline program.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says the data show a five-year upswing in fuel efficiency in new cars and light duty trucks.
ARRA funds will improve infrastructure in rural areas of 17 states.
The World Resources Institute presented its Courage to Lead Award to DuPont Chair Charles O. Holliday Jr., for advancing sustainability practices.
The PURIFAST project aims to discover whether of combination of these technologies can replace reverse osmosis in removing organic components of water.
The Friends of the Capt. John Smith Chesapeake Trail, the Environmental Law Institute, and the National Geographic Society recommend the development of a bold and coordinated strategy for conserving the Chesapeake’s treasured landscapes and call for more federal investment in land conservation.
Program cuts emissions; growers are seeking more food scraps from holiday meals.
EPA says the Acid Rain Program has limited emissions to 7.6 million tons, well below the cap of 9.5 million tons.