The Rangia clam may take on a new role if studies at Southeastern Louisiana University determine the organism can actually contribute to helping clean oil-polluted waters.
The inaugural prize will be presented in May to city, state, private, and educational groups.
Following more than 50 listening sessions with local communities, the federal government has devised a plan to support community-based conservation and recreation in the "great outdoors."
The rule provides a collaborative and science-based framework for creating land management plans that would support ecological sustainability and contribute to rural job opportunities.
EPA has disapproved Vermont’s 2002 water quality plan that set phosphorus targets for discharges into Lake Champlain.
Usibelli Coal Mine Inc., owner of an open-pit coal mine near Healy in Alaska’s central interior, has signed a consent agreement and final order that resolves water permit violations and numerous unpermitted discharges.
Twenty-nine legislators supported bills in the House and Senate that would remove some authority from the Department of Ecology and set up a new water commission.
The agency has funding available to support demonstration; pre-proposals are due by March 8.
The free webcast on "Nitrogen and Phosphorus Pollution and Harmful Algal Blooms in Lakes” is scheduled for Jan. 26.
EPA will use its authority under the Clean Water Act to halt the proposed disposal of mining waste in streams at the Mingo-Logan Coal Company’s Spruce No. 1 coal mine.
Clean Water America Alliance meets with other stakeholders today for dialogue on greater sustainability and stronger science.
New criteria to protect people from potential illness will be developed by October 2012.
Researchers have learned that up to 90 percent of antibiotics consumed pass through an organism’s body without metabolizing, meaning the drugs can leave the body almost intact through normal bodily functions.
The Naval Research Lab’s Chesapeake Bay Detachment is now host to the latest addition to the state’s oyster restoration and revitalization effort.
Warsaw is updating its sewers at a quick pace with the help of 118-inch centrifugally cast fiberglass reinforced polymer mortar pipe.
Many coastal wetlands worldwide — including several on the U.S. Atlantic coast — may be more sensitive than previously thought to sea-level rise projections for the 21st century, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
North Carolina's LID certification program, which will be discussed in the webcast, may be replicated nationally.
Coal-tar-based pavement sealant is the largest source of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons found in 40 urban lakes the U.S. Geological Survey studied, according to the agency.
Earth's largest lakes have warmed during the past 25 years in response to climate change, NASA researchers determined in the first global survey of temperature trends in major lakes.
Bouchard Transportation Co. Inc. and its affiliates will pay more than $6 million to settle a portion of the federal and state natural resource damages claims for the April 2003 spill of up to 98,000 gallons of oil into Buzzards Bay, according to the Department of Justice.