Christopher B. Burke Engineering in Rosemont, Ill. receives the Green Industry Achievement Award
Christopher B. Burke Engineering, Ltd. (CBBEL) in Rosemont has been recognized for its sustainability efforts in the workplace and in the field.
The Illinois Road and Transportation Builders Association Green Council awarded the Green Industry Achievement Award to CBBEL for their promotion of sustainability within the company and community. The award was presented during the IRTBA 77th Annual Meeting in December.Image: sustainability.jpg Publication Date: January 09, 2015
Covanta’s Delaware Valley facility has installed GE’s RePAK water reuse technology in the power plant’s cooling tower
GE honored Covanta with the Return on Environment (ROE) award to recognize the company for its reductions in water usage.
The Chester facility generates up to 90 megawatts of clean energy from 3,510 tons per day of municipal solid waste. Previously, the plant used 1.3 mgd municipal drinking water in its waste conversion process, costing the company thousands of dollars in daily water purchases.Image: water-drop.jpg Company Reference: GE Energy Publication Date: January 09, 2015
Huntington Beach Desalination Project will provide largest source of new water for Orange County
The Orange County Water District Board of Directors voted 9-1 to enter into formal negotiations with Poseidon Water to secure the single largest source of new water in Orange County – 56,000 acre-ft annually of water from the proposed seawater desalination project in Huntington Beach, Calif.Image: Huntington_Beach,_1956.jpg Publication Date: January 08, 2015
The public comment period will be open for 60 days, beginning the day of publication in the Federal Register
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is releasing an assessment for public comment on the potential for human health risk of the pesticide chlorpyrifos.Image: Chlorpyrifos-methyl.jpg Publication Date: January 08, 2015
South Central Connecticut Regional Water Authority solar system is now live and powering most of the facility
The 1-megawatt solar system at the South Central Connecticut Regional Water Authority’s (SCCRWA) North Sleeping Giant water treatment facility in Hamden, Conn., is now live and producing most of the energy needed to power the facility.Image: Solar_panels.jpg Publication Date: January 07, 2015
The agreement resolves alleged Clean Water Act violations by Fort Smith, Ark.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the U.S. Department of Justice and the state of Arkansas announced that the city of Fort Smith, Ark. will upgrade its sewer collection and treatment system over the next 12 years to reduce discharges of raw sewage and other pollutants into local waterways. This work is expected to cost $255 million plus the cost of routine operation and maintenance.Image: sewer_manhole.jpg Publication Date: January 07, 2015
Credit Valley Conservation hosts a workshop led by risk management professionals Feb. 13
Join Credit Valley Conservation for a workshop with risk management professionals on Feb. 13, 2015 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
The workshop, Water: A Risky Business, will be held at the London Convention Centre, 300 York St. London, Ontario, N6B 1P8. Participants will be guided through current and emerging options for adopting a more holistic approach to water management, exploring the connections between storm water, wastewater and drinking water infrastructure.Image: presentation.jpg Publication Date: January 06, 2015
Lower rates end Jan. 9 for Portland, Ore., erosion control conference
Register by Friday for Environmental Connection 2015 and receive up to $100 off of a full conference pass registration at Environmental Connection 2015 in Portland, Ore. Click here to register.
Early-bird pricing means:Image: ec15logo.jpg Publication Date: January 06, 2015