Feb 1, 2016

The threat multiplier that the Department of Defense called an "immediate risk" is climate change. In addition to aggravating stressors overseas, the Department of Defense is also worried that climate change will increase demands on the military to ...


Jan 25, 2016

President Barack Obama clearly wants his action to address climate change to be part of his legacy. The majority of American citizens, when polled, support his climate policy, but most stay quiet.


Jan 13, 2016

It has begun by generating captive solar power that meets one-fifth of its energy needs, using 24 acres of its vast land bank to initiate the shift to clean energy. A 5 MW solar power plant close to the GMR Hyderabad International Airport or GHIAL is ...


Jan 11, 2016

Natural gas is composed primarily of methane, a potent greenhouse gas that, in the first two decades after it is released, is 84 times more effective at trapping heat in the atmosphere than carbon dioxide.


Dec 18, 2015

Unsafe drinking water is one of the quieter aftereffects of the Reagan Revolution. In 1987, amendments to the Clean Water Act replaced construction grants with a loan program. The United States has been catching up ever since. Clean water was part of ...


Dec 2, 2015

To obtain its license renewal from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, PacifiCorp must still obtain state Clean Water Act permits from California and Oregon. “Right now we're still committed to the enactment of the settlement agreement that is ...


Dec 2, 2015

In the early 2000s two polluter-driven lawsuits created loopholes in the Clean Water Act, leaving over half of our nation's waterways unprotected.


Nov 25, 2015

They filed a petition with the federal Environmental Protection Agency to force Wisconsin to correct failures in its clean water program or else take away Wisconsin's authority to administer permits under the Clean Water Act. It is a step of last ...


Nov 25, 2015

DNR spokesman Jim Dick countered that the DNR “takes its responsibility to protect Wisconsin's waters seriously and does enforce the Clean Water Act. We are working within the confines of current state and federal laws and rules to do just that.” He ...


Nov 25, 2015

David Whiteside and his team at Tennessee River Keeper are learning more about water quality where the new Florence landfill is discharging into seven different springs. “We used a conductivity meter to test the conductivity of water, which basically ...



A Mill(ion) Dollar Opportunity

The Bates of Maine Woolen Mill, a former industrial anchor in the city of Lewiston (pop.36, 500) in western Maine, has been transformed into a modern and bustling economic hub following years of city, state, federal, non-profit, private involvement and funding

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Michigan developers now can collect some of the taxes generated by businesses on brownfield sites upon which they're building ...

Innovative Florida environmental site cleanup and Brownfield programs received a boost as the 2017 regular session of the Florida Legislature concluded ...

Green Bay, Wis. redevelopment efforts are getting a big boost with a grant from the Environmental Protection Agency ...