Environmental Protection

Water


Engineering Societies Join Forces to Manage Emissions

Multi-discipline effort, funded by United Engineering Foundation, has developed scorecards to assess merits of various technologies, gaps in technology, and barriers to managing carbon emissions.

Partners Seek to Modernize Magazine Consumption

Maggwire.com provides research tool for students, teachers and librarians through Go Green Initiative's school network.

EPRI Tests Plug-In Tractor at Port of Long Beach

The Electric Power Research Institute will assess the performance and air quality impact of a terminal tractor powered by electricity.

Brown University Notes Nanoparticle Effects on Flies

Contaminated flies transferred nanoparticles to other flies and that transfer could also occur to humans in the future.

B&V Addresses Energy-Water Nexus in Recovery Project

The Metropolitan District Commission in Hartford, Conn., has contracted with Black & Veatch to recover energy from its biosolids incineration process.



Hydro International Showcases Stormbloc Technology

Company displays solutions that address low impact development and LEED markets at conference.

San Diego Area Applies for $260 M in Stimulus for Solar

A coalition of San Diego stakeholders, led by CleanTECH San Diego, is strategically positioning the region' municipalities to capture nearly $260 million in federal stimulus funds for renewable energy projects.

Sweco to Manage Supply Project in Jordan

Stockholm-based Sweco will manage and supervise the large-scale construction of a new water supply system commissioned by the Jordanian Government’s Ministry of Water and Irrigation.

Landmark Deal Puts Hanford Cleanup on Track

The settlement of Washington's 2008 lawsuit against the Department of Energy recommits the federal government to a cleanup of groundwater and waste stored in tanks at the Hanford Site, officials said this week.

LID Is Part of Answer to Water Supply Issues, NRDC Says

Report from Natural Resources Defense Council and UC-Santa Barbara claims low impact development can generate billions of gallons of water.

University of Hawaii Study Investigates Bacteria in Sand

Researchers will look at land use patterns, rainfall, and the transport of fecal indicators.

Pennsylvania Subsidiary Buys Cove Village Assets

Aqua Pennsylvania has acquired the assests of Cove Village's water and wastewater systems, which serve about 1,000 people in Schuylkill County.

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