Professor Shang-Tian Yang and his colleagues have developed a mutant strain of bacteria that makes more of the biofuel butanol.
The firm warns government and corporate leaders not to ignore the emerging threat that water presents to the public.
Carbon Emissions – Measuring the Risks examines the carbon footprints of S&P 500 companies in several manufacturing sectors.
A room air cleaner with a HEPA filter can provide a better environment for people who suffer from emphysema, allergies or asthma during fire season.
Midwest Generation allegedly modified its coal-fired power plant in Illinois without installing and operating the required pollution control equipment.
The organization will award $70,000 in cash and in-kind services for the plans that promise the greatest breakthroughs in the efficient use and supply of water.
The Gulf of Mexico Program initiated the Gulf Guardian awards in 2000 to recognize and honor the businesses, community groups, individuals, and agencies that are taking positive steps to keep the Gulf healthy, beautiful and productive.
A leak from Shell Chemical Yabucoa's diffuser pipeline allegedly discharged unpermittted pollutants earlier this year.
Two manufacturing companies will pay civil penalties and take corrective measures to settle Clean Air Act violations resulting from explosions at two plants in 2002 and 2003 in Louisville, Ky., and Pascagoula, Miss.
Researchers in Saudi Arabia say their process is non-toxic and environmentally friendly.
The Crowne Plaza Hotel in Seacaucus allegedly discharged polluted wastewater into the Hackensack River without a permit.
Eight airlines at Los Angeles International Airport have agreed to purchase renewable synthetic diesel fuel from Rentech for ground service equipment, starting in late 2012.
Pickens, architect of a plan to use natural gas and renewable fuels in place of foreign oil, will share his vision at the Solid Waste Association of North America's annual conference this month.
The approved readiness plans are the first to fully satisfy Washington's new oil spill contingency rule updated in 2006.
William Garvey pleaded guilty earlier this year and was sentenced Sept. 1 for violating the Clean Water Act and hazardous waste storage laws.
The National Center for Policy Analysis says Cash for Clunkers was a good idea that was poorly executed.
Veolia has operated the city's wastewater treatment facility for 10 years and now has a contract to provide services for Woonsocket's collection system.