Environmental protection is benefiting big time from big data.
The finalized version of the water rule aims to clarify water resources management in the US under a provision of the Clean Water Act of 1972. EPA makers of the rule call it a new definition for “waters of the United States.”
Now, builders will be forced to consider climate change, including rising sea levels, in order to win government approval for projects.
Submit your products now to Environmental Protection’s 11th New Product of the Year competition. Deadline is April 3, 2020.
Between now and January 7, 2020, the Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program (SERDP) is soliciting applications for funding for environmental research and development projects. Selected proposals will see funded research and development beginning in 2021.
Yesterday, the world’s largest gathering of environmental journalists convened in the state of Colorado. The five-day conference will focus on a number of environmental issues.
This week, the United Nations headquarters in New York will host the annual United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). The 2019 priority is one that is not unfamiliar: the world’s climate emergency.
Last week, the EPA under the Trump Administration proposed to adjust the existing methane regulation rules from the Obama Era. The rule could potentially save companies money but gravely impact the climate crisis.
The EPA recently proposed a change in the national marine diesel engine program that will allow better flexibility and make compliance with standards more achievable.
"Unexpected flood repairs can drain a municipality's budget. Restore Pennsylvania will provide financial relief to make necessary repairs and allow communities to return to normal," Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection Southcentral Regional Director Joe Adams said when he visited York County to talk with local leaders about the plan.
Proposed annual fees for FY2019 have increased for operating reactors, some materials users, and Department of Energy transportation activities.
The Sustainable Green Printing Partnership, a nonprofit organization little known outside of the printing industry, certifies a printing facility's operations as sustainable. Such organizations can be crucial in helping an entire industry become greener and more sustainable.
Changes the state Department of Ecology has adopted will make the program more effective by streamlining requirements and aligning the rule with state and federal laws.
Monitoring is a key facet in water reuse facilities, and very sophisticated systems are used to track the water quality in every part of the process.
The eight-month test involved a waste transportation and storage cask fresh off the assembly line being loaded with three surrogate fuel rod assemblies from the United States, Spain, and South Korea and then traveling from Spain to Colorado and back again by truck, ship, and train.
The impact of natural disasters on your business can be catastrophic. Depending on your type of business, identify the risks associated with natural disasters, lay out evacuation and relocation plans, secure your equipment and facilities, and look after your staff.
Richard A. Hyde, P.E., is retiring effective in April.
The EPA has awarded more than $1 million to the George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston, Texas, for electric shuttle buses. The funds will go toward reducing diesel vehicles’ harmful emissions and improving air quality.
There will be less red tape and less duplication for project proposers to navigate, according to the officials, who said the government will expand the types of impacts studied to understand how a proposed project could affect not just the environment, but also its long-term health, social, and economic impacts, as well as impacts on indigenous peoples.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will invest nearly $32 million in 2018 to mitigate wildfire risk, improve water quality, and restore health forest ecosystems in 24 states and Puerto Rico.