Environmental Protection


EPA Orders Oregon Ranch Owner to Finish Hazardous Waste Cleanup

Dennis Beetham and D.B. Western will be liable for the cleanup of hazardous waste at the ranch ─ whether he does it or the feds do, EPA says.

Alabama Grease Haulers Charged for Dumping into Mobile Sewers

Grand jury indicts DHS Inc. and its top officials for numerous violations of the Clean Water Act.

Brendan Soustal

Case Study: MidCoast Water Manages GIS

With the help of Autodesk Topobase software, an Australian water organization integrates its geographic information system and improves workflow.

Kashless.org and RecycleBank Promote Online 'Recycling'

Users can earn discounts, gift cards with Kashless Rewards.

Wilbur-Ellis Fined for Not Putting PPE Rules on Pesticide Label

EPA says agricultural products distributor should pay $99,600 for 21 alleged violations.

Judge Rules against SNWA Groundwater Plan

The Southern Nevada Water Authority may appeal a recent court decision on a state engineer's approval of the authority's application to tap rural groundwater supplies.

Lithuania Adopts Andra's Radioactive Waste Disposal Concept

Andra signed a commercial contract with Lithuania in the framework of a consortium led by Areva TA.

Luminant Wins Award for Mine Reclamation Program

U.S. Department of the Interior describes company program as a "model for others."

DNR Confirms High Levels of E. Coli in Weatherby Lake

Kansas City Public Works says a power failure caused one of its lift stations to go offline.

Utility Awards $12.7 M Contract to Fuel Tech

Midwestern utility purchases low NOx burners and over-fire air system to comply with Regional Haze Rule.

IBM, EPA Ireland Make a Splash for Beach Water Quality

Internet portal and water data enable smarter management across more than 130 of Ireland's beaches and lakes.

Denver Water Hikes Rates for 2010

Board expects to use funds to help pay for 10-year capital plan.

Dairy Power Summit Jumpstarts N.Y. Digester Projects

GE Energy produces engines that can help dairy farmers generate methane energy.

The ITER machine

Warning: Future Fusion Facility Contains Coconuts

The first commercially-viable Tokamak fusion facility is using coconut-shell charcoal as an absorption mechanism.

WSSC Water Main Inspection Program Uses AFOs

Acoustic fiber optic cable installed on major water transmission mains lets operators detect precursors to failure.

Case Foundation Invests in Water for Africa

Water For People says transformative investment will accelerate and expand efforts to provide innovative, sustainable water solutions in Africa.

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