Environmental Protection


World Bank OKs Credit to Bangladesh for Solar Home Systems

About $130 million will be used to provide electricity to 300,000 households.

Pesticide Group: Parkinson's-Well Water Study 'Flawed'

Western Plant Health Association president says exposure conditions were unlikely to occur, among other things.

Federalsburg Upgrade to Lower Nutrients to Chesapeake

State and local officials dedicated the Federalsburg, Md., wastewater treatment plant, which now has biological and enhanced nutrient removal facilities.

Deer Island Installs Wind Turbines, Leads by Example

Massachusetts taps American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds to provide 1.2 MW of wind power at the Deer Island wastewater treatment facility.

WI Environmental Has Heavy Metal Cleanup Technology

Company president claims XR-88 can clean up Puget Sound, other sites.

ASTM Sets Life Cycle Assessment Methodology Workshop

ASTM International Committee E60 will explore the evolution of life cycle assessment theory and application in an October workshop.

ARRA Funds Safety Projects at Howard Hanson Dam

The Army Corps of Engineers awarded more than $9 million for a seepage barrier and drainage tunnel improvements using stimulus funds.

R&R Sy-Tec Becomes TerraSpatial Technologies

Oregon-based company will continue to focus on community-based utilities under its new identity.

Judge Strikes Down Challenge to Carlsbad Desal Project

Encina Power Station shuts down and desalination project specifications changed, Coastkeeper attorneys said.

Ohio Edison Consents to Using Biomass, Not Coal

The Justice Department and EPA have brokered a deal that will cut sulfur dioxide, nitrogen oxide and carbon dioxide emissions from Edison's Burger Units 4 and 5 near Shadyside, Ohio.

OriginOil Extracts Algae Oil with Milking Process

The company's algae "milking" process promises new efficiencies as part of a combined production cycle, according to OriginOil.

Union Pacific to Restore Streams, Wetlands and Pay Penalty

Failure to get appropriate Clean Water Act permits for altering streams will cost Union Pacific Railroad about $31 million in restoration projects and $800,000 in penalties.

Replenishment District Conducts Groundwater 101 Forums

Los Angeles County taps into Water Independence Now program through the Water Replenishment District of Southern California.

DNV: GreenCert Complies with EU Rules when Customized

Det Norske Veritas' review shows that a properly customized GreenCert carbon information management solution will help coal-fired power plants meet EU trading system requirements.

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