• Construction of California WaterFix Project Approved

    "For decades, we have sought a solution to the problems of the Bay Delta, problems that put Southern California's water supply at risk," said Randy Record, chairman of the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California board of directors. "We finally have that solution, California WaterFix. We simply could not jeopardize the opportunity to move this long-sought and much-needed project forward."

  • Montana Issues Bid Package for First Phase of Butte Cleanup

    Gov. Steve Bullock on March 28 announced the next steps for the Parrot Tailings Waste Removal Project in Butte, saying the Montana Natural Resource Damage Program has issued the bid package for the first phase of the project.

  • EPA Scrapping GHG Emissions Rules for Cars, Light Trucks

    He said EPA is beginning a joint process with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to develop a notice and comment rulemaking to set more appropriate GHG emissions standards and Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards. The California Air Resources Board's chair, Mary D. Nichols, issued a statement condemning Pruitt's decision.

  • Sandia Details 'Transport Triathlon' Results

    The eight-month test involved a waste transportation and storage cask fresh off the assembly line being loaded with three surrogate fuel rod assemblies from the United States, Spain, and South Korea and then traveling from Spain to Colorado and back again by truck, ship, and train.

  • New Method Shown for Detecting Methane Leaks Inexpensively

    As described in their paper, the researchers tested this method successfully on a Colorado well field containing placed methane leak sources.

  • Vestas Signs Agreement for Composite Blades Made in China

    The V150-4.2 MW turbines' blades are 73.7 meters, or 242 feet, long, and they have the industry's tallest steel tower, according to Vestas.

  • Canadian Government Investing in Northwest Territories' Infrastructure

    The investments will make a positive difference in communities, such as cleaner air and water, reduced greenhouse gas emissions, sustainable water management, better transportation, and energy security and reduced reliance on diesel.

  • Solarize NYC Expanded to Brooklyn Neighborhood

    "New York City continues to lead the fight against climate change. We're lowering greenhouse gas emissions, preparing for rising seas and more intense storms, and taking the fight directly to the fossil fuel interests that have caused this problem," said Daniel Zarrilli, the city's senior director for Climate Policy and Programs and chief resilience officer.

  • Cape Town's Day Zero Moved Back to July 9

    The city's executive deputy mayor writes that "defeating Day Zero is in sight if we sustain our water-saving efforts."

  • Canada Working to Reduce Diesel Use in Rural Communities

    The national government believes cutting reliance on diesel in rural and remote communities will decrease Canada’s carbon footprint, support climate change adaptation, and contribute to healthier communities.