• 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.

  • UK Environment Agency Warns Intense Flooding Becoming More Common

    The Environment Agency also has launched its Flood Action Campaign, which targets younger people through social media and online advertising to encourage them to check their flood risk, sign up for free warnings, and be prepared to take action when flooding hits.

  • Sunoco Pipeline Agrees to $12.6 Million Penalty, State's Hold on Permits Lifted

    Construction of the Mariner East 2 pipeline can resume. "DEP will continue to monitor and enforce the conditions of the permits and will take necessary enforcement actions for any future violations," said McDonnell. "If a resident should witness pollution from the pipeline affecting streams or other waterways, then please alert DEP at 1-800-541-2050."

  • Four Effective Processes to Treat Wastewater

    Wastewater has a lot of impact on the natural world and it is important to treat it effectively. By treating wastewater, you don't just save the creatures thriving on it, but also protect the planet as a whole.

  • Tennessee Panel Developing Statewide Water Plan

    Expected population growth, "along with recent concerns over the utilization of the Memphis Sands Aquifer, droughts that have impacted numerous Tennessee communities, failures of aging drinking water and wastewater infrastructure, and interstate battles over water rights, all stress the need to develop a statewide plan for addressing water availability," according to the governor's office.

  • Program Launched to Spur EV Use in California

    EV adoption continues to grow in California, but lack of charging locations remains one of the biggest barriers. PG&E said its EV Charge Network will support the adoption of EVs by increasing access to charging in locations where it has traditionally been limited and where cars often sit for longer periods of time, like workplaces and apartment buildings.

  • Dow Signs MOU to Work on Environmental Protection in China

    "We are pleased to be sharing our environmental technical expertise with the Chinese government to help accelerate positive change. We appreciate this opportunity to learn together how to best develop public policy blueprints that incorporate global private sector experience," said Neil Hawkins, corporate vice president, Environment, Health and Safety, and chief sustainability officer for Dow.

  • WHO, UNEP Collaborating on Environmental Health

    It is the most significant formal agreement on joint action about environment and health issues in more than 15 years, according to the partner organizations.

  • Diablo Canyon to Close by 2025

    In a unanimous vote Jan. 11, the California Public Utilities Commission approved Pacific Gas and Electric Company's request to retire the Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant by 2025.