Tests of a new antibody-based “biosensor” developed by researchers at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science show that it can detect marine pollutants like oil much faster and more cheaply than current technologies. The device is small and sturdy enough to be used from a boat.
The Justice Department says Eagle Recycling defrauded the United States and violated clean water and wire fraud laws.
Restore America's Estuaries has partnered with Silvestrum and ESA PWA on the initiative and its requirements.
During construction activities, Bar-1 Ranch allegedly destroyed 13.9 acres of wetlands along Ninemile Creek in violation of the Clean Water Act.
Researcher says that the increase in carbon dioxide by about 100 parts per million has had a profound effect on the number of stomata and, to a lesser extent, the size of the stomata.
Crabtree Development will give the town 7.6 acres of the Pingry Hill development.
When completed in 2015, the $448-million project will feature three major pump stations, removal of 260 miles of roads, and filling in of 42 miles of canals to help restore water flows to the Everglades.
America’s WETLAND Foundation has launched an 18-month program that will involve communities from Texas to Florida.
The mitigation assessment tool should improve process consistency when the Corps is determining the environmental impact of a particular project.
Park City, Utah, hit pay dirt with an anaerobic biochemical reactor that removed more than 99 percent of cadmium and zinc from shallow groundwater.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is soliciting public comments on the updated draft National Wetland Plant List developed as part of an ongoing interagency effort to identify and assign wetland plant ratings to species found in the United States and its territories.
Kevin Vaughan did not get the necessary permits to move earth near the Missouri River in Dixon County, Neb.
Results of a five-year monitoring effort to repair seagrass damaged in a boat grounding incident suggest that restoration techniques such as replanting seagrass can speed recovery time.
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.
Possible solutions include installing wetlands to filter tile drainage, fertilizing fields in the spring, and planting winter crops.
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.
The agreement will reimburse EPA Superfund more than $4.5 million, resolve nearly $1.2 million in natural resource damages assessment costs, and perform a removal action and restoration project.
The landowner and the company he hired to perform excavation to create an earthen dam will pay a $30,000 civil penalty.
Faculty researchers hope to determine if the shape of crude oil remnant – be it a flat syrupy sheet or a tar ball – can affect natural deterioration rates.