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  • IAIA October news

    1. Special biodiversity symposium: “Mainstreaming the Mitigation Hierarchy in Impact Assessment” Registration is open through 27 October for a special IAIA biodiversity symposium, “Mainstreaming the Mitigation Hierarchy in Impact Assessment.” Pre-registration and pre-payment by that date is required due ...

  • Cotton Is King: Dynamic Adsorbents, Inc. Develops Superior Cotton Based Solution for Removing Oil from the Gulf of Mexico Waters

    DAI develops a unique cotton-based adsorbent product that increases the sorption capacity by as much as two and a half times, propelling the adsorbency power to 100 grams per gram of cotton fiber. This new technology is ideal for adsorbing the crude oil from the Gulf of Mexico. Additionally, the material has the capacity to remove fumes and noxious airborne particulate materials that ...


    By Dynamic Adsorbents, Inc.

  • US Court of Appeals orders EPA to redraft mercury pollution rules, make them stricter

    Environmental and public health groups as well as 14 states, one city, and native tribes have declared victory as a federal appeals court vacated two rules issued by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency that failed to set strict limits on mercury emissions from power plants. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia ruled that the agency's 2005 'Clean Air Mercury Rule,' ...

  • Esri Press Publishes Conservation Planning: Shaping the Future

     Conservation Planning: Shaping the Future details how working scientists develop conservation plans using the best available scientific ...


    By Esri

  • EPA appoints 11 new members to the national environmental education advisory council

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Lisa P. Jackson has appointed 11 environmental education professionals to serve on the agency’s National Environmental Education Advisory Council (NEEAC). The National Environmental Education Advisory Council is comprised of representatives from organizations outside the federal government who provide EPA with advice and ...

  • Green for Green: New Jersey American Water Environmental Grants Announced

    New Jersey American Water will award more than $38,000 to four green projects/organizations to the recipients of the company’s 2013 Environmental Grant Program. The grant winners have projects underway that address water source or water shed protection. A panel of judges from New Jersey American Water chose the following recipients based on criteria such as project goals, project impact, ...


    By American Water

  • Environmental education award presented to old town, me teacher

    Ed Linsdsey, a teacher at Old Town High School, was recently awarded the President's Innovative Award for Environmental Educators (PIAEE). Mr. Lindsey is one of two teaches selected to receive this award in EPA’s New England Region. As discussed in the "America's Great Outdoors: A Promise to Future Generations" report, in order to make environmental stewardship and conservation relevant to ...

  • Connecticut citizens receive prestigious regional EPA environmental award

    Three Connecticut citizens and two environmental groups from the Nutmeg State will be honored tomorrow in Boston’s Faneuil Hall as EPA presented its annual Environmental Merit Awards for 2011. The merit awards, recognizing valuable contributions to environmental awareness and problem solving, are a unique way that EPA can recognize individuals and groups that are making significant impacts ...

  • Chinese Customs Officers Train to Detect Environmental Crimes

    Shanghai, China – Specialized training to help customs officers deal with environmental crimes is being intensified in the Asia Pacific region with help from experts in China. Worldwide, environmental crime and illegal trade is, by some estimates, valued at more than US$100 billion a year. The initiative, involving the UN Environment Programme, UNEP, and the secretariats of the multilateral ...

  • Celebrate Drinking Water Week

    Missouri American Water joins the Missouri Department of Natural Resources in recognizing May 1 to May 8 as National Drinking Water Week -- a time to recognize the vital role that drinking water plays in our daily lives. A few simple steps at home can help protect the rivers that are the source of our water. Watershed protection is the common thread that runs through ...


    By American Water

  • Landshark Lager And Ocean Conservancy Unite For International Coastal Cleanup Day

     Landshark Lager is partnering with Ocean Conservancy in support of the organization's International Coastal Cleanup Day on September 15.  The annual effort, now in its 27th year, encourages people to reduce their own trash impact and volunteer to clean up our coastlines, rivers and lakefronts.  This year, more than 500,000 volunteers are expected to participate in local clean-up ...


    By Ocean Conservancy

  • New biodegradable products for treating stormwater runoff launched

    Construction contractors and managers of industrial sites finally have an affordable and completely environmentally responsible resource to meet today’s stringent discharge standards thanks to ChitoVan™LC, an innovative product launched nationally today by Cascade EcoSolutions. The announcement came at StormCon, the World’s Largest Surface Water Quality Conference and Exposition, August 3-7, in ...

  • 44 Environmental Projects Receive TogetherGreen Innovation Grants

     Energy and dollar savings for churches in Phoenix, gardens for people and wildlife in rural Colorado, and restored habitat for the threatened American eel in the Hudson River are just three expected results of the44 projects receiving a total of $1.1 million in the latest round ...


    By National Audubon Society

  • San Clemente Dam Removal Passes Milestones

    The Monterey County Planning commission approved California American Water’s San Clemente dam removal plan on Wednesday. With this vote, the company obtained the last of the major permits it needs to begin construction, which is set to commence later this summer. California American Water also announced that Watsonville-based Granite Construction has been selected as the contractor to lead ...


    By American Water

  • Missouri American Water Missouri River 340 Race Launches October 11, 2011

    About 150 paddlers will compete in the Missouri American Water Missouri River 340 (MR340) – a three to four-day canoe/kayak race from Kansas City, Ks. to St. Charles, Mo. The racers will cover 340 miles across the state – celebrating the importance of the longest river in the U.S. to Missouri’s history, environmental diversity and as a source of ...


    By American Water

  • EPA Issues NOIC, Seeking Ban of 12 D-Con Mouse and Rat Control Products

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced on January 30, 2013, that it will issue a final notice of intent to cancel the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) registrations for the 12 D-Con mouse and rat control products produced by Reckitt Benckiser Inc. (Reckitt). This notice is intended to effectuate a Risk Mitigation Decision for rodenticides issued by ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • EPA Issues NOIC, Seeking Ban of 12 D-Con Mouse and Rat Control Products

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced on January 30, 2013, that it will issue a final notice of intent to cancel the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) registrations for the 12 D-Con mouse and rat control products produced by Reckitt Benckiser Inc. (Reckitt). This notice is intended to effectuate a Risk Mitigation Decision for rodenticides issued by ...


    By Acta Group

  • Massachusetts Organizations and Residents Recognized by EPA for Environmental Achievements

    Eleven winners in Massachusetts were recognized today at EPA’s 2015 Environmental Merit Awards ceremony. The environmental leaders were among 27 recipients across New England honored for helping to improve New England’s environment. Each year EPA New England recognizes individuals and groups in the six New England states who have worked to protect or improve the region’s ...

  • New strain of bacteria could help clean up gulf oil spill

    Researchers have discovered a new strain of bacteria that can produce non-toxic, comparatively inexpensive "rhamnolipids," and effectively help degrade polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, or PAHs - environmental pollutants that are one of the most harmful aspects of oil spills. Because of its unique characteristics, this new bacterial strain could be of considerable value in the long-term cleanup ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Pollution, Invasive Species Plague Great Lakes National Parks

    CHICAGO, Illinois, October 11, 2007 (ENS) - Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore on Lake Michigan is in danger of being loved to death. High numbers of visitors are trampling down vegetation and erosion is occurring in high traffic areas. Water quality and the ecological integrity of Lake Michigan at the Dunes is in poor condition due to invasive species such as quagga and zebra mussels, ...

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