• NYDEC Overseeing Shutdown of Tonawanda Coke Operations

    The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation is overseeing the safe shutdown of operations at the facility. The coke battery consists of 60 ovens, of which 30 remained in operation at the time of shutdown; on Oct. 15 the last of the remaining 30 ovens were fully emptied, marking the end of coke production at the facility.

  • Tackling Air Pollution with Electron Paramagnetic Resonance

    Building an understanding of EPFRs’ nature and role in human health for policy makers is also important, to create new standards for air pollution.

  • Save Our Seas Act of 2018 Signed into Law

    The new law extends the NOAA Marine Debris Program for five additional years and authorizes the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to declare severe marine debris events.

  • Why It's the Perfect Time to Go Solar

    For those on board with renewable energy, the wave of residential solar is exciting. Homeowners can now get solar that once only well-funded government projects had.

  • 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.

  • Pennsylvania Offers Grants for EV Charging Stations

    The funding comes from Pennsylvania's $118 million settlement with Volkswagen Group of America for cheating on EPA emissions tests, and the grants and rebates are available through Gov. Tom Wolf's Driving PA Forward initiative, which aims to permanently reduce nitrogen oxide (NOx) pollution from vehicles.

  • What EPA's New e-Manifest System Means for Businesses in Every Industry

    While the e-Manifest is overall beneficial for the entire waste management industry, there is a lot to understand about the new system and other ever-changing regulations.

  • 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.

  • The Greening of the Printing Industry

    The Sustainable Green Printing Partnership, a nonprofit organization little known outside of the printing industry, certifies a printing facility's operations as sustainable. Such organizations can be crucial in helping an entire industry become greener and more sustainable.