• Energy Efficiency Efforts Suffer the Rebound Effect

    As increased energy consumption cancels increased energy efficiency efforts, the future of global water sources seem to be taking a different path.

  • Is The Newark Water Crisis the New Flint?

    Like the case in Flint, Mich., residents of Newark, NJ, cannot trust their tap water sources for fear of lead poisoning, and the city has been asked to provide—first filters, now bottles of water.

  • Alaska Mine Owners Settle with EPA

    Coeur Alaska will pay just over half a million for three separate violations and a fire for discharge violations that took place at the Kensington gold mine.

  • EPA Administrator Announces Trash-Free Great Lakes Grant Program

    For the first time, EPA will be requesting competitive applications for GLRI funding for trash-free water project grants in the Great Lakes

  • Four Steps to Quickly Evaluate Produced Water Reuse Option Viability

    After it has been determined what waste water reuse options are physically possible and affordable, the viability determination isn't over until the regulatory, environmental, and social impacts have been determined.

  • Preventing Petroleum Pollution in New Jersey

    Rutgers and NJDEP team up to train more than 2,000 on proper Underground Storage Tank (UST) operations.

  • New Method Developed for Tracking Water Pollution Sources

    "Isotope tools are very powerful to measure nutrients in water, but historically their use has been very difficult, hampered by cost and accessibility. The new technique allows scientists to run more samples and much more cheaply for large-scale studies. I think it is a game changer," said Leonard Wassenaar, hear of the IAEA Isotope Hydrology Section.

  • Miami-Dade County Hosting First Sea Level Rise Workshops

    Local experts will be available at the workshops to answer questions and to guide small group conversations to learn more about sea level rise in the county and to devise strategies to address anticipated impacts.

  • CDC, ATSDR to Fund PFAS Studies

    The agencies are soliciting research applications to conduct a multi-site study on the human health effects of exposures to per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) through drinking water.

  • UN Official Calls for Urgent Action on Climate Change

    United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed decried what she called the negative consequences of the current "take, make, and dispose" global economic model, citing harmful environmental and health impacts associated with the extraction of metals used in mobile phones, plastic waste flowing into the oceans, and the huge amount of electronic waste generated every year.