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  • EPA seeks scientist nominations for Bristol Bay Watershed Assessment peer review panel

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency invites the public to nominate qualified scientists to be considered for an external peer review panel that will evaluate EPA’s draft Bristol Bay Watershed Assessment. EPA is conducting an assessment to examine if large-scale mining development is likely to have adverse effects on salmon and resident fish populations in the Kvichak and Nushagak ...

  • WEF partners with the alliance for water stewardship

    The Water Environment Federation (WEF) announces a new partnership with the Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS), an international group of like-minded organizations that promotes responsible use of water resources. Passed last month by WEF’s Board of Trustees, the resolution formalizes the Federation’s participation in a 3-year plan to help develop a set of principles and good ...

  • The ninth annual A Midsummer Night`s green & awards of excellence

    Exemplary projects, firms and individuals were honored last night as winners of the 2011 Awards of Excellence by the U.S. Green Building Council National Capital Region Chapter (USGBC-NCR) at the ninth annual A Midsummer Night's Green event in Washington, DC. 'These awards celebrate individuals and firms for their leadership and commitment to the green building movement,' said Emily Zimmerman, ...


    By eSight Energy Ltd

  • Environment Bank and mission markets launch online conservation credit platform

    The Environment Bank today launches the first online ‘conservation credit’ trading platform.  The Environment Bank, the first organization to deliver biodiversity offsetting in the UK, and Mission MarketsTM, a professional services firm specializing in the impact and sustainability sectors and operating an international platform for exchanging environmental credits, today jointly ...

  • Teacher Mike Todd from Ames, Iowa, to Receive Presidential Innovation Award for Environmental Educators

    Mike Todd, a teacher from Ames High School in Ames, Iowa, has been named the recipient of a 2013 Presidential Innovation Award for Environmental Educators, EPA Region 7 announced today. The Presidential Innovation Award for Environmental Educators recognizes outstanding kindergarten through grade 12 teachers who employ innovative approaches to environmental education and use the environment as a ...

  • Tougher penalties to crack down on waste crime in the UK

    Defra has launched a consultation on how to target criminals who profit from polluting the environment by illegally dumping waste. Illegally dumped waste can be found anywhere, from roadsides and lay-bys to private land and can range from large domestic items such as fridges and mattresses, to garden refuse and tyres. Removing the waste costs individuals and local authorities large sums of money ...

  • FedEx and NFWF target urban restoration

    The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) and FedEx have announced nine grant awards that will enable urban residents across the country to take action on local environmental challenges. The Five Star Restoration Program ...

  • EPA Awarding Grants to Protect and Restore Wetlands

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is awarding $1 million in grants to strengthen the capacity of states and tribes to protect and restore wetlands. The National Wetland Program Development Grants provide interstate agencies, intertribal consortia, and non-profit organizations with funding to develop and refine comprehensive state, tribal, and local wetland programs. “Wetlands ...

  • Bird-B-Gone, Inc. Launches New Website

    Bird-B-Gone, Inc. leading manufacturer of professional grade bird deterrents would like to announce the launch of their newly designed website. Bird-B-Gone supplies the commercial, industrial and residential market with effective, humane bird deterrents manufactured in the USA. Beyond offering high quality products with industry leading guarantees, the company prides itself on the level of ...


    By Bird-B-Gone, Inc.

  • California Could be the First State to Require Lead Free Ammunition

    Earlier this month, the California Senate easily passed Assembly Bill 711 which had previously been passed in the Assembly back in May. The new legislation, if signed by the governor, would make California the first state to require the use of non-lead ammunition for the taking of all wildlife in California.  It would include hunting for game mammals, game birds, nongame birds and nongame ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Forestry advisory panel membership announced

    Members of an independent panel of experts that will make recommendations on forestry policy for England have been announced today by Environment Secretary Caroline Spelman. The panel, to be chaired by the Right Reverend James Jones, Bishop of Liverpool, brings together a wide range of interests and expertise covering the environmental, social and economic aspects of forestry. They will ...

  • Water reuse `vital for sustainability`

    Water reuse in industry should be a vital part of achieving more sustainable water management in the UK, according to a new report from a leading professional body. The Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM) document said that increased water reuse by businesses would have a range of benefits, including improved environmental water quality and greater availability for ...

  • FedEx and NFWF announce Urban conservation projects

    FedEx Corp. and the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) announced today the six local projects selected to receive funding and FedEx team member volunteer support in 2010 through a unique collaboration to address the most pressing urban environmental challenges in major U.S. cities. Grants will be award to local nonprofits in Los Angeles, Memphis, New York City, Pittsburgh, San Francisco ...

  • Understanding social perceptions of invasive alien species

    Almost all respondents to a stakeholder survey on invasive alien species (IAS) agreed that eradicating species with negative impacts is necessary. However, perceptions of what the main impacts and benefits of IAS are vary according to the stakeholders questioned. Such insights into social perceptions of wildlife can help inform effective conservation programmes. Research into IAS tends to focus ...

  • FedEx and NFWF deliver urban conservation projects

    FedEx Corp. and the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) deliver money and muscle for urban conservation projects in12 major cities. This is the second year of their unique collaboration to address pressing urban environmental challenges across the U.S. Through NFWF, grants have been awarded to local nonprofits that will maximize FedEx philanthropic and volunteer resources. The selected ...

  • Most of San Francisco Bay Oil Spill Not Recoverable

    The latest overflight of San Francisco Bay and the nearby coastline shows very little recoverable oil offshore and inshore from last Wednesday's spill of 58,000 gallons of bunker fuel, the U.S. Coast Guard said today. To date, seven miles of containment boom has been deployed to confine and collect oil in the water and six vessels are skimming and collecting oil. The ...

  • Applications now available for Esri`s GIS grants for 4-H program

    Esri is now accepting applications for its 2012 GIS Grants for 4-H Program. All 4-H Clubs in the United States, as well as 4-H and Operation Military Kids clubs on American military bases around the world are eligible. Now in its ninth year, the program is designed to help expand the club's twenty-first century mandate for science, engineering, and technology activities. The grant levels include ...


    By Esri

  • ENSR to prepare environmental impact statement on landmark Wyoming wind project

    ENSR has been selected by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to prepare the environmental impact statement (EIS) for a major new wind energy project proposed by the Power Company of Wyoming. ENSR, a leading environmental services firm, is part of AECOM, a global provider of professional technical and management support services. The Power Company of Wyoming filed right-of-way applications with ...


    By AECOM

  • Protests to continue against proposed Dartmoor incinerator

    A group protesting against a proposed bid to build an incinerator on the site of a former quarry in Devon has said it will continue to campaign against the plans. The plan to build the incinerator on land at Lee Mill, close to Dartmoor National Park, forms part of a proposal submitted to South Devon Waste Partnership by Viridor Waste Management. Devon County Council is currently carrying out a ...

  • McGurk Hydrologic joins as an Affiliate Member

    KISTERS North America, Inc., a leading provider of advanced hydrological data management tools, announces the addition of McGurk Hydrologic as a key affiliate of KISTERS North America.  McGurk Hydrologic provides runoff forecasting, hydrologic simulation modeling, environmental review, and water and land management services to a wide range of clients across the US.  They also provide ...


    By KISTERS AG

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