Environmental Protection


Energy, Water Top Projects in P3 Contest

EPA showcases projects from Humboldt State University, Pierce College, the University of California at Los Angeles and the University of California Riverside in annual People, Prosperity and the Planet competition.

Port-au-Prince Gets Chlorinators for Water System

Tablet system is designed to be operated locally.

Surfrider Foundation Argues for Public Access in Brief

The case, between beach front property owners and the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, is expected to be heard by the U.S. Supreme Court in December.

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31 Areas Do Not Meet PM 2.5 Standards

These communities must develop plans for reducing pollution by 2012 and demonstrate that they are meeting standards by fall of 2014.

InLine Processer Makes Salty Water Usable for Irrigation

A potato farmer from Florida uses the Inline Processor and claims it increased his yield 45 percent over two fields.

Red Cliff, Colo., Meets Stiff Stimulus Requirements

Baseline Engineering designed the $3.2 M Integrated Fixed Film Activated Sludge wastewater treatment facility for the town.

Pilot Uses GIS, Software to Plan Efficient Routes

San Francisco GreenRoutes project to reduce fleet emissions using ArcLogistics and GIS solution.

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.

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