Environmental Protection


American Rivers Names 8 Water-wise Cities

The list features cities in Colorado, Georgia, Maine, Massachusetts, New York, Oregon, Washington, and Wisconsin.

WateReuse Association Honors Macpherson, Clovis Plant

CH2M Hill employee and facility design win honors at annual WateReuse symposium.

DOE Presents Green Power Supplier Awards

Two non-utility and three utility green power suppliers were recognized at the Renewable Energy Markets Conference.

Large GHG Emitters Must Collect Data on Jan. 1

EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson signed the Final Mandatory Reporting of Greenhouse Gases Rule yesterday.

Missouri Professor Creates Self-contained Wastewater System

A baffled bioreactor uses baffles to create an intermediate settling chamber for sludge return and to treat water to a level suitable for use in toilet flushing and car washing.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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