Environmental Protection


NYC Pilots Zumbox Paperless Postal System

The program is expected to cut paper waste, printing and mailing costs.

Accountants Urge Investment in Environmental Matters

Position paper recommends that stakeholders in Copenhagen review the incentives provided by small and medium enterprise corporate taxation systems.

Mass. Group Honors Lynn Treatment Facility

The Massachusetts Water Pollution Control Association recognized the facility for its consistent removal of TSS, BOD, and fecal coliform. The plant is operated by Veolia Water.

Board Adopts Protocols for Organic Waste, Coal Mine Methane

These types of projects will now be eligible to register with the Climate Action Reserve, providing more financial incentives to help mitigate climate change.

EPA Distributes Grants to Missouri, Kansas

Joplin, Mo., gets $477,000 for new sewer and Kansas County gets $1,146,000 for drinking water distribution expansion.

Peru Plant to Use SBR in Wastewater Reuse Project

ITT modified the process with an Intermittent Cycle Extended Aeration System.

EPA Will Re-evaluate Atrazine Risks

The agency will consider the potential for atrazine cancer and non-cancer effects as well as data generated since 2003 from laboratory and population studies.

Energy Star Available for Glass, Food Processing Plants

Energy Performance Indicators will help companies assess their performance, set goals, and shift the energy performance of these industries, saving nearly $900 million in energy costs with just a 10 percent improvement over current levels.

Alarm Failure Results in Diesel Spill into Souhegan River

New Hampshire, Massachusetts companies face fine for spill and failing to implement SPCC plan.

Ireland 'Wires' River to Detect Pollutants

Island country uses DEPLOY project to meet analysis required by the European Union's Water Framework Directive.

Population Growth, Not Drought, to Blame for Southeast Woes

A Columbia University study said bad planning for a growing population is to blame for crop destruction, drained reservoirs, and legal claims during the 2005-2007 dry spell.

Kimberly-Clark Professional Tries Big-Picture Approach

New sustainability campaign seeks to "Reduce Today, Respect Tomorrow."

EPA Provides Best Practices for Meth Lab Cleanup

State and local governments now have technical guidance in the form of voluntary guidelines to remediate methamphetamine laboratories.

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