Environmental Protection

Water


Underwater Baited Hook Wins Smart Gear Grand Prize

Australian team created a hook that allows longline vessels to set it underwater, which helps minimize seabird deaths.

P.R. Public-Private Authority Sets Projects Conference

The authority has identified projects involving solid waste management, water supply, waste to energy, and renewable energy projects.

Case Study: That Mmm Mmm Good Feeling

As a Clean Air Act Title V facility, Campbell's Soup Company's Napoleon, Ohio, plant also must meet the requirements of Title VI, which cover the management of the refrigerants chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) and hydro chlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs).

West Basin Provides 5 Kinds of Recycled Water

West Basin Municipal Water District in California began its recycling program in the mid-1990s and has invested more than $500 million.

Energy Star Is Focus of Fall Efficiency Campaign

EPA is engaging Boys & Girls Clubs and Parent Teacher Organizations Today to make a few small changes that will help combat global warming.

Scientists Analyze Molecular Basis of Warming Contribution

Molecules containing several fluorine atoms tend to be strong greenhouse gases, compared to molecules containing chlorine and/or hydrogen.



Clearford, Filter Innovations, Aslan Technologies Team Up

Alliance will provide integrated water management solutions, including wastewater collection, water treatment, reuse and distribution, and energy from biogas services.

Emissions Rules Tighten for Medical Waste Incinerators

EPA recalculated the maximum achievable control technology floors for existing and new hospital, medical, and infectious waste incinerators.

Jeffersonville, Ind., to Upgrade Sewer in CWA Settlement

The city has agreed to reduce and eliminate overflows into the Ohio River from its combined sewers.

Californians Have Paid Billions for Water Conservation

Conserving California tracks where bond money has been spent.

Consumers May Want to Consider POU Filters, WQA Says

Association certifies products that remove various contaminants from drinking water, which has made the news recently.

Delaware Study Pinpoints Contaminant Transport

X-ray absorption spectroscopy helps researchers quantify the rate of reaction between contaminants and soil and water.

Homeowners Should Inspect Heating Oil Tanks for Leaks

Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection offers advice on how to manage home-based storage tanks.

Stimulus Helps Fund Cresson Sewer Project to Stop Overflows

Low-income area gets $2.29-million boost to replace sewer lines and reduce stormwater entering the system.

Arctic-nesting Geese Elect to Winter in Alaska

U.S. Geological Survey study notes abundance of eelgrass keeping the Pacific brant from migrating to Mexico.

Better Use of Current Assets Is Greener, Consultant Says

Rider Levett Bucknall is offering free training on new environmental initiatives to government entities.

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