Environmental Protection


July 29 Roundtable to Review Sustainable Systems Report

The Aspen Institute Energy and Environment Policy Program will host a panel discussion on the nation's infrastructure challenge.

Sandia Labs Create New Water Decontaminant

Sandia says the material removes bacterial, viral and other organic and inorganic contaminants from river water destined for human consumption and from wastewater treatment plants.

Farm Bureau Says HR 2454 Too Costly for Agriculture

The American Farm Bureau Federation testifies before the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry.

DOE to Fund Tennessee Tech Wind Power Research

More than $265,000 will finance storage systems and controls for high wind penetration studies.

Two Frogs, Two Pesticides and their Toxicity

Long-range transport study links California insecticide use of chlorpyrifos and endosulfan to amphibian population declines in the Sierra Nevada Mountains.

Square D Presents Energy Power Distribution Conference

The annual Energy and Power Distribution Conference will be held Sept. 29-Oct. 1 at the Houston Hobby Airport Marriott in Houston.

WRI Report Blames Meat, Fuel Demand for Algal Blooms

Greater meat consumption and demand for fossil fuels worldwide are expected to cause increasingly more harmful algal blooms and dead zones in coastal and freshwater areas.

Exelon, PSEG, and Raytheon Meet GHG Reduction Goals

EPA’s Climate Leaders Program takes notice, sees a growing trend as more companies join and set new goals.

Pennsylvania OKs 8 Renewable Energy Projects

Governor says nearly $23 million will be used to triple state's solar capacity.

Oncor Selects IBM as Lead Systems Integrator

According to a recent press release, IBM is the lead systems integrator for Oncor's advanced metering systems deployment.

Ex-Im Bank Offers 18-Year Repayment Terms

The offer is good for U.S. exports loans related to renewable energy, water, and nuclear power projects.

NGWA Plans September Pharmaceuticals-EDCs Meeting

The conference will address the perceived and actual risks of pharmaceuticals and endocrine disrupting chemicals in water.

Natural Environmental Systems Offers Rain Barrels

Dallas-based company carries a full line of rainwater harvesting containers from RTS Plastics.

Biomass Power Plant to Be Built at Teeside, UK

The British government will allow MGT Power Limited to proceed with the development of a 295-MW biomass electricity plant.

First Unregulated Contaminant Monitoring Results Are In

EPA is working with water supply systems to determine whether to set new standards for contaminants.

R.I. Department's Patenaude Gets Spark Plug Honor

EPA gives Bill Patenaude of Rhode Island the wastewater operator trainer's Spark Plug award.

Agency Reviews Recreational Water Quality Risks

EPA's documents will help inform the development of water quality criteria by 2012.

U.S. Army Expands Use of GHG Management System

Military branch uses Enviance system to track and manage its greenhouse gas emissions.

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