Environmental Protection

Water


Blue Plains to Upgrade Nutrient Removal

Black & Veatch is providing design work that should enhance Chesapeake Bay water quality, save energy.

MRM, ERI Collaborate for Massachusetts' Expansion

Mitsubishi, Panasonic, Sharp, and Toshiba TVs to be recycled free of charge.

Colorado, Florida Students Win WEF Design Contest

Teams designed a secondary treatment upgrade entry and a constructed environs entry using green infrastructure and low impact design methods.

New York's Extended Bottle Bill to Begin Nov. 8

State officials are giving retailers more time to comply with water bottle requirements.

SWANA Offers Waste Screening Course in Spanish

The manual tells how to identify and prevent hazardous wastes and other objectionable materials from entering municipal solid waste facilities.

U.S. Needs an Energy Council to Analyze Issues

The focus should be on outcomes and values not specific technical solutions, the report says.

U.S. Invests $3.4 B to Modernize the Grid

Grants plus private investment should create jobs and strengthen and increase the reliability of the power grid in 49 states.



Companies Join Forces to Fight Solar Module Theft

Gridlock Solar Security offers devices that DC Power will help distribute.

EPA's N.J. Parking Lot Provides Outdoor Laboratory

Scientists can use it to study permeable surfaces that will stem the flow of stormwater into waterways

HOBAS pipe in Rome

Case Study: Rome Microtunnels Bypass in Ancient System

Rome, Italy, puts a 1,000-foot sewer bypass in a busy quarter using trenchless technology and centrifugally cast, fiberglass-reinforced, polymer mortar pipe.

Organism Color Changes Indicate Change in Salt Levels

SETI Institute and NASA are using a Zeppelin over San Francisco Bay to gather data for a predictive model of microbial ecosystem change.

Jackson Announces Smart Grid Grant to Progress Energy

Company plans to match funding, upgrade to more efficient equipment, and install smart meters.

EPA's N.J. Parking Lot Provides Outdoor Laboratory

Scientists can use it to study permeable surfaces that will stem the flow of stormwater into waterways

Smiths Ferry Developers Failed to Get Stormwater Permit

EPA proposes $125,000 in penalties for discharging sediment into tributaries of the North Fork of the Payette River in Idaho.

Jackson Addresses Lawmakers on Energy Bill

The Senate version of the American Clean Energy and Security Act should transform the American economy just as the House version, Jackson says.

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