Developing World




  • Industrial LED Lighting: The New Secret Weapon in the Battle Against Pollution

    Switching from conventional High-Intensity Diode (HID) lighting, such as high-pressure sodium fixtures, to modern, high-efficiency industrial-grade LED lighting has proven to be one of the most effective sustainability practices.

  • Ohio EPA Hosting Public Meeting on Modifications to Cracker Plant's Discharge Permit

    The proposed PTTGCA petrochemical complex would be located on the west bank of the Ohio River in Belmont County.

  • Good Water Quality at Almost All UK Bathing Spots, Testing Shows

    During the early 1990s, only 28 percent of bathing waters would have met today's standards, but big improvements have been made to water quality during the past two decades, in part thanks to EA regulations reducing pollution from water companies and industry, as well as the work of local councils and communities.

  • Long Island Drinking Water Projects Get Grant Funding

    "At the direction of Governor Cuomo, New York State has committed unprecedented funding to implement the infrastructure upgrades and state-of-the-art filtration technology that safeguards clean and efficient drinking water for decades to come," New York State Health Commissioner Dr. Howard A. Zucker said. "Protecting our water resources is an essential part of maintaining the health and well-being of communities statewide."

  • Clean Water Projects Funded by Port of Long Beach

    "As stewards of the port, the Board of Harbor Commissioners is dedicated to environmental sustainability and social responsibility," said Commission President Tracy Egoscue. "The Port Community Grants Program is a prime example of this commitment."

  • Eying Natural Disasters, Virginia's Governor Signs Resilience Executive Order

    It calls for designating Virginia's secretary of natural resources as the chief resilience officer of the Commonwealth, a review of the vulnerability of Commonwealth-owned buildings, development of a Virginia coastal resilience master plan, a review of pre-disaster mitigation programs, and a review of compliance with flood protection and dam safety laws.

  • From Grey to Green: Developing the Guidelines for Natural Infrastructure

    By implementing natural infrastructure through living shoreline design, we can develop solutions that provide a multitude of benefits that include performing against the rising sea levels, managing flood risk, and providing ecological benefits, all at the same time.

  • NOAA Revises Rainfall Qualifying as 100-Year or 1,000-Year Events in Texas

    In Austin, 100-year rainfall amounts for 24 hours increased as much as three inches, up to 13 inches. 100-year estimates around Houston increased from 13 inches to 18 inches and values previously classified as 100-year events are now much more frequent 25-year events.

  • California Agencies Testify Against Administration's SAFE Vehicles Rule

    "There is nothing safe about this proposal. It turns its back on decades of progress in cleaning up cars and trucks, ignores available and cost-effective clean vehicle technology, wastes gasoline, and pumps more climate-changing gases into the atmosphere," said Mary D. Nichols, chair of the California Air Resources Board.

  • World's Largest Offshore Wind Farm Opens

    Walney Extension's 87 turbines have a total capacity of 659 MW, sufficient to power almost 600,000 UK homes.