Environmental Protection


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.

Peru Plant to Use SBR in Wastewater Reuse Project

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

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."

Lab Contaminated Tri-Cities' Water Samples

EPA said some Saginaw, Midland and Bay City water samples are unusable due to lab contamination so retesting for furans is required.

Cobb County, James City Are Partners of the Year

Agency also recognized Kohler Co., Lowe's, and Brian Vinchesi.

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.

EPA Files Stormwater Complaints against Port of LA Tenants

Four marine companies face fines of up to $177,500.

Flax Car is Fast, Runs on Chocolate and Animal Fats

U.K. researcher and team built a sustainable race car that will be tested Oct. 17.

Australian Desal Plant to Use PX Devices

The Pressure Exchanger devices reduce energy in desalination plants.

Hach's Turbidity Technology Simplifies Calibration

The company says its new 2100Q portable turbidimeter delivers the most accurate turbidity readings

NGWA Selects Einarson for Technology Award

This hydrogeologist has more than 25 years of work in developing, testing, and applying new approaches to cost-effective site characterization and remediation.

Winery Demos Clean Hydrogen Gas from Wastes

Penn State engineer and Napa Wine Company use a microbial electrolysis plant to process agricultural wastewater.

USGS Grants Universities $5 M to for Earthquake Safety

Stimulus funds are being distributed to modernize seismic networks and data processing centers.

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