Environmental Information News

  • Now Available: BOEM Studies Development Plan for the Fiscal Year 2017-2019 Planning Period

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management's (BOEM's) Environmental Studies Program (ESP) is pleased to announce the release of its annual Studies Development Plan (SDP), updated to cover the Fiscal Years (FYs) 2017-2019 planning period. SDP profiles are potential new study efforts the bureau is considering, not a definitive list of studies that will be ...


    By Electro – Metal BOEM

  • BioFuture launch updated website

    BioFuture have launched their updated websit in March 2016. The feature of the redesign is to make information on our products more accessible. The site has been updated to make it more suitable for access using tablets and smartphones. Now you can always have access to information on products, applications and contacts wherever and whenever you want it. Navigating the site is much easier so you ...


    By Biofuture Ltd

  • Opening the window on Alberta’s environmental information

    A new page has turned in Alberta with greater public access to real-time and historic data on the conditions of Alberta’s environment. The Alberta Environmental Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting Agency (AEMERA) has launched a newly redesigned website, aemera.org, marking a new phase of AEMERA’s digital business presence, and taking an important step ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • January – July 2015 Warmest on Record

    The combined globally averaged temperature over land and ocean surfaces for January to July 2015, and for the month of July, was the highest on record for the period, driven by continuing high sea surface temperatures, according to the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. NOAA said the January-July 2015 global average temperature was 0.85°C (1.53°F) above the ...

  • Great Lakes Commission/LimnoTech App Will Inform Beach-Goers (June 2015)

    The Great Lakes Commission, in partnership with LimnoTech and the Great Lakes states, has announced release of updated versions of their myBeachCast mobile app, now available for both iPhone and Android smartphones. This application provides convenient, public access to swim advisories and other environmental conditions information for more than 1,800 beaches in the Great ...


    By LimnoTech Inc.

  • Pin(na) your ears back. HATS ear gets a redesign

    To simplify testing the effects of earphone noise for audio and telecom engineers, Brüel & Kjær has modified the structure of the ear pinna simulators used with its Head and Torso Simulator (HATS). Designed as replicas of the human ear, the new pinnas (Types DZ-9773 and DZ-9774) have been altered to a conical shape merged with a cylinder within the ear canal entrance, making it ...

  • Greener car driving is encouraged by feedback, says Dutch study

    Motivation to practise fuel-efficient driving may be more influenced by environmental concerns than by financial benefits, research suggests. In promoting fuel efficiency, this survey of Dutch motorists highlights the power of providing feedback to drivers – both environmental and economic – on their behaviour. Ongoing advances in technology are making it easier for consumers to ...

  • Reducing Waste Pollution in the Southern Mediterranean

    Countries bordering the south and east of the Mediterranean need to continually improve many aspects of environmental management to reduce pollution in the sea, according to a new assessment. The "Horizon 2020 Mediterranean report - Toward shared environmental information systems" has been coordinated by the European ...

  • Environment: European Commission takes Estonia to Court over access to environmental information

    The European Commission is taking Estonia to Court over shortcomings in its legislation on access to information regarding the environment. Under EU legislation, Member States have to ensure that citizens have easy access to information on the environment held by public authorities. After assessing Estonia's legislation in this area, the Commission concluded that it contained shortcomings, and ...

  • ADGAS Wins IHS SPECTRUM Excellence Award

    IHS, Inc. (NYSE:IHS), the leading global source of information and analytics, today announced that Abu Dhabi Gas Liquefaction Company (ADGAS) is being honored with a 2013 IHS SPECTRUM Excellence Award for its use of advanced health, safety and environmental (HSE) information systems and best practices to drive operational excellence, reduce risk and achieve its business goals. The award ...


    By IHS Markit

  • Jacqueline McGlade leaves the EEA after 10 years as Executive Director

    On 31 May, after 10 years of providing advice and information on the environment to policy makers, governments and citizens, Professor Jacqueline McGlade will end her second term as Executive Director of the European Environment Agency (EEA). Her work has shaped Europe’s most important environmental information provider. Since 2003, Prof. McGlade has overseen a significant increase ...

  • Consumers do think green when purchasing

    Earth Day may be just around the corner, but consumers are buying with an eye toward "green" all year long according to the five-year benchmark of the 2013 Cone Communications Green Gap Trend Tracker. A record-high 71 percent of Americans consider the environment when they shop, up from 66 percent in 2008. Additionally, nearly half (45%) of consumers actively seek out environmental information ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Environmental Information Association Tours EMSL’s State-Of-The-Art Corporate Laboratory

    On Friday, March 8th, Brent Kynoch, Kimberly Gooding, and Dana Nicodemous from The Environmental Information Association visited EMSL Analytical, Inc. for a corporate lab tour. EIA is celebrating its 30th year anniversary conference with the 2013 National Conference & Exhibition held in Washington, DC from March 24th to 27th.  Anyone ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Locus to Host Environmental Management Information Systems in the Cloud (EMIScloud) Conference on 30-31 May 2013 in San Francisco

    Locus Technologies (Locus), the industry leader in Cloud-computing enterprise software for environmental, energy, air, water, and compliance management, announced that the company will host the Environmental Management Information Systems in the Cloud (EMIScloud) conference on 30-31 May 2013 at the Ritz-Carlton in San Francisco. "In today's multi-regulatory world, business executives are faced ...


    By Locus Technologies

  • Tana Oy Appoints New CEO

    Tana Oy has announced the appointment of new CEO as of 1. November, 2012. The company's owner, Mr. Kari Kangas takes a seat as Chairman of the Board while Mr. Richard Bergström starts as acting CEO. The arrangement calls for futher strengthening of Tana Oy's operational management and it enables emphasis on growth-centered strategical projects. Tana is known as a top-niche innovator in ...


    By Tana Oy

  • Toyota and Lexus Honor the Entertainment Industry's Environmental Excellence at the 22nd Annual Environmental Media Awards

    SOURCE: Toyota DESCRIPTION:(3BL Media) Torrance, CA - September 28, 2012 – Toyota and Lexus are once again celebrating the entertainment industry’s environmental efforts as the presenting sponsors of the Environmental Media Awards on Saturday, Sept. 29.  In its 22nd year, the annual event honors film and television ...


    By 3BL Media

  • Legends Sponsors the Texas Environmental Information Association’s Fall Technical Seminar

    On September 28th, environmental professionals from across Texas and surrounding states will converge in Houston for the Texas Environmental Information Association’s (EIA) “Texas Talk” Technical Seminar.  The event is taking place at the Hilton Houston Hobby Airport Hotel.    The Texas Chapter of the Environmental Information Association is a nonprofit ...

  • Deadline November 21 for Eligible Schools, Entities to Submit Proposals for EPA`s Environmental Education Grants

    EPA Region 7 will accept proposals from eligible schools and entities through Nov. 21, 2012, for the Agency’s 2012 Environmental Education grants to develop new programs promoting environmental stewardship in Iowa, Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska communities. EPA’s Environmental Education grants provide funding to local education agencies, state education and environmental agencies; ...

  • EEA seeks five new members of its Scientific Committee

    The European Environment Agency (EEA) is looking for scientists interested in becoming members of its Scientific Committee. The Scientific Committee supports the EEA by providing independent opinions on the Agency's work programmes, recruitment of scientific staff, and scientific questions from the Management Board or Executive Director. Members of the Scientific Committee attend regular ...

  • UCAR Joins Alliance for Earth Observations

     The University Corporation of Atmospheric Research is the newest organization to join the Alliance for Earth Observations.  With the backdrop of the record-breaking extreme weather events of 2011 and an already active 2012, the need to better monitor and understand the changing state of the Earth's resources and environment has never been clearer. "As demonstrated by recent experiences ...

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