Report from Natural Resources Defense Council and UC-Santa Barbara claims low impact development can generate billions of gallons of water.
Researchers will look at land use patterns, rainfall, and the transport of fecal indicators.
Landowners, legal entities, and Indian tribes are eligible to apply for funding for conservation efforts.
Aqua Pennsylvania has acquired the assests of Cove Village's water and wastewater systems, which serve about 1,000 people in Schuylkill County.
The company has agreed to pay a $4.6 million penalty, allowed as an unsecured claim in its bankruptcy proceeding, and improve controls at 15 plants at a cost of about $4.2 million.
Habitat for Humanity affiliates that build homes to green standards can receive up to $5,000 through an expansion of the Partners in Sustainable Building program.
Secretary Vilsack lists the community benefits of a neighborhood garden.
A University of Minnesota professor says most of the plant-based estrogens can be removed by treatment plants but they still may affect fish.
Students scored well on their knowledge of soils and land use, aquatic ecology, and biodiversity.
Boston-based Clean Air Task Force commends actions, says agreement is expected to advance cleaner coal technologies.
Western Plant Health Association president says exposure conditions were unlikely to occur, among other things.
About $130 million will be used to provide electricity to 300,000 households.
State and local officials dedicated the Federalsburg, Md., wastewater treatment plant, which now has biological and enhanced nutrient removal facilities.