The Environmental Protection Agency's highly anticipated, comprehensive economic analysis of the American Power Act shows the bill will decrease Americans’ energy bills and protect those most affected by energy prices.
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Environment Agency Awards NIVUS GmbH
The Environment Agency in partnership with the Scottish Environmental Protection Agency and Natural Resources Wales have recently awarded NIVUS GmbH the Echo Correlation lots for ‘Bed Mounted’ and ‘Fully Integrated’ portable flow measurement instruments as part of their new Hydro Acoustic Framework. The NivuFlow range of flow meters utilize cross correlation technology to detect real time velocity profiles and then combine these with water depth and cross sectional area measurements to...
State, federal agencies to map and protect cold water refuges for fish in Columbia and Willamette
The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will work with NOAA Fisheries over the next three years on plans to locate, protect and restore zones of cold water habitat for fish in the Columbia and lower Willamette Rivers. Research has found that when river temperatures rise, salmon and steelhead seek out such cold water areas as crucial stopovers during their migrations upstream on the way to spawn. Such “cold water refugia” are often found at...
EPA awards over $12.1 million to Guam for environmental protection
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is awarding over $12.1 million to Guam for environmental protection work to continue its efforts to protect human health and the environment. “EPA’s support enables Guam to advance its environmental goals,” said Jared Blumenfeld, EPA’s Regional Administrator for the Pacific Southwest. “Much of this year’s funding will go towards improvements in the wastewater system, benefitting the residents of Guam and their precious island resources.&r...
Environmental Policy Dialogue Between the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Ministry of the Environment of Japan
On August 24th, the Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Gina McCarthy, and the Minister of Ministry of the Environment of Japan (MOEJ), Yoshio Mochizuki, met in Tokyo, Japan for a high-level bilateral dialogue. At the conclusion of the dialogue, Administrator McCarthy and Minister Mochizuki announced a common view to enhance bilateral and regional environmental collaboration related to mercury, climate change, regional air quality, environmental education, decontamination, children&rsqu...
U.S. Department of State and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Launch Innovative International Air Quality Program: FACT SHEET
Secretary of State John Kerry and EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy signed a statement of intent today to launch a new air quality partnership between the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The effort will provide U.S. citizens and government personnel with better information on air quality at select embassies and consulates around the world to reduce health risks from outdoor air pollution, and will offer greater opportunities for the United States to create partnerships...