Environmental Protection

Water


Stimulus Enables Eldorado to Install Solar Power System

Eldorado Natural Spring Water in Colorado is installing a 100- kilowatt solar electric system on the roof of its main office.

Associated Industries Counters Sierra Club on Offshore Drilling

National security, contamination threats, and jobs are at odds as a near-shore drilling measured is considered by Congress.

MOP Helps Communities Develop Water Reuse Projects

The WateReuse Association has released a new manual of practice that offers a step-by-step approach for planning a successful project.

Water For People Offers Innovation Fellowship

Stephanie Ogden will be the first Fellow and will evaluate the principles of integrated water resource management.

EPA Emphasizes the Savings to Schools through Energy Star

More than 500 schools have already taken the challenge and are using 30 percent less energy.

Calif. Leverages Stimulus for Workforce Training Program

The program will be used to deliver training on professional and personal skills development for solar installers, sustainable landscapers and water systems designers and green building designers, among other professions.

NRDC Wants Atrazine Removed from the Market

A Natural Resources Defense Council report says atrazine is severely contaminating drinking water in Illinois, Iowa, Indiana, Missouri, and Nebraska.



pima

Case Study: Seawall System Used to Retain Earthen Walls

Pima County adapts a seawall system for use in containing a protection wall in Canada del Oro Wash at a more reasonable cost.

Webinar to Explain Rationale for Solid Biofuels Standards

The American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers will address why the industry needs standards for solid biofuels in a Sept. 11 Webinar.

PADI Divers to Clean Up and Track Types of Debris

Data from the International Ocean Clean-up, set for Sept. 19, is reported in the Ocean Conservancy’s Marine Debris Index.

Great Lakes' Campaign Begins with Education

The Alliance for the Great Lakes is running radio spots and operating a microsite that shows people where to find information about water quality.

Commentary

Black & Veatch's McCarthy Urges Industry Collaboration

In a white paper, McCarthy warns against protectionist approaches to doing business.

Grocers Get GreenChill Awards for Lower Refrigerant Use

EPA recognized Price Chopper in Colonie, N.Y., for being the most successful at reducing the environmental impact of its refrigeration equipment.

Clinton, Miss., Facility Wins WEA Plant of the Year

Public-private partnership recognized for contribution to water pollution control through excellence in wastewater treatment operations

WEF Announces 2009 Excellence Award Winners

WEF will present the awards at the annual conference Oct. 13 in Orlando, Fla.

NEMA Web Site Has Lamp Drop-off Recycling Information

Earth911.com has partnered with the association to provide more information to visitors of LampRecycle.org.

Pennsylvania Seeks Comments on Erosion, Stormwater Changes

The Environmental Quality Board is holding hearings on proposed stormwater rule changes that hold permittees more accountable.

EPA Data Show U.S. Has 584 Coal Ash Impoundments

The agency shares data on coal ash sites, including ownership, location, hazard potential, and dates of last regulatory or company assessment.

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