Foundation focuses only on environment this year, with 10 recipients each receiving $100,000.
The Toyota USA Foundation and The Coca-Cola Foundation will fund the expansion of 4-H’s youth water quality and conservation programming, called 4-H2O.
Company plans to scale up to mass production in 2011.
Kenneth S. Suslick and colleagues have developed an optoelectronic nose for the detection of toxic industrial chemicals.
Scientists in China treated cucumber plants with a plant hormone and various pesticides and found lower levels of residues in the plants.
The Weed Science Society of America recommends a proactive, integrated approach for managing invasive plants and weeds problem and keeping any overgrowth from jamming stormwater pumps and blocking water flow.
EPA-NIEHS study found that an increase of 1 ppm carbon monoxide in the maximum daily one-hour exposure is linked to a 0.96 percent increase in the risk of hospitalization from cardiovascular disease for people 65 years and older.
Water For People will use funding to help 12 communities in the rural district of Chikwawa gain access to water, sanitation, and health and hygiene education.
The conference will issue protocols and proposed national warranties for homes remediated under these protocols.
The alarmist comments presented in the following article from your newsletter are very irresponsible given recent information that has come to light regarding the fact that global cooling has actually taken place over the past ten years.
Current water discharge regulations, which were issued in 1982, have not kept pace with changes in the electric power industry, EPA says.
Tom Bruno enhanced headspace analysis to improve the efficiency of sample collection, making the technique capable of detecting low concentrations of polar, low-volatility compounds.
Energy Recovery Inc. helps plant expand capacity by reducing energy used during desalination.
Georgia, Ohio, Florida and Missouri are considering opt-in programs, which eliminate the automatic delivery of white pages phone books.
If efforts to lower greenhouse gases are not successful, governments may turn to geoengineering techniques, which have not been studied or found to be effective at an affordable cost.
According to EPA, the mine owner/operator failed to collect representative samples of effluent and exceeded its NPDES permit limits.
The Walk4Water initiative seeks to encourage people to experience the 10,000 steps required to fetch water every day.
University of Utah chemists have developed a method to detect if drinking water aboard the International Space Station is adequately disinfected.