Environmental protection is a practice of protecting the natural environment on individual, organizational or governmental levels, for the benefit of both the natural environment and humans.
In recent years, efforts to restore fish habitat in the US have gained momentum. It has been recognized that barriers to fish passage have suppressed populations of salmonid fish species such as coho, Chinook, steelhead, and others. These fish are important for many reasons. According to the Wild Salmon Center
By Lori Lovely
In recent years, municipalities and utility companies have endeavored to learn how to capture, access, and manage data provided by Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI). Now, they have another challenge: Teach the public about the benefits of AMI.
“There’s confusion about what AMI is,” postulates Robb Barnitt, CEO of Dropcountr.com, a software
ATLANTA (July 21, 2016) — Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) and Mas Energy, LLC unveiled today a new renewable energy project serving Metro Atlanta. The innovative project involves landfill gas-to-energy facilities at three area landfills, located in the cities of Buford, Griffin and Winder. Together, these facilities are capable of
Silver Spring, MD– At an exciting time of record membership growth, The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) is pleased to welcome Darryl Walter as the organization’s new Director of Membership.
Walter comes to SWANA after successfully leading membership development for associations such as The Wildlife Society, the American Association
Are your containment (a.k.a., sediment basins/traps) systems effective? Join Jerald Fifield, Ph.D., PH, CPESC, CISEC and Tina Evans, PE, CISEC, CPESC for the third installment of our advanced Sediment and Erosion Control for Construction Sites Master Class Series, Designing Effective Sediment Basins and Traps, exploring a scientific and engineering assessment of parameters necessary
Local governments throughout California are implementing innovative strategies to serve their residents and communities. When it comes to protecting the natural environment, public agencies must leverage limited resources and focus on preventing pollution at the source to avoid much more costly cleanups in the future. Ensuring that residents properly dispose
Many benefits can accrue when municipal staff is involved with helping a state administer a National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) industrial stormwater discharge permit. Such is the case in Eugene, OR, where Jon Wilson, CSM, lends technical assistance to carry out a memorandum of agreement (MOA) with the Oregon