Speak at COMPOST2019—Share Your Work!

| CALL FOR PAPERS 2019! The USCC is seeking presenters with recent research or case studies on organics collection, processing or use. Submit now for the 27th Annual USCC Conference and Trade Show January 28-31, 2019 in Glendale/Phoenix, AZ! The USCC’s Annual Conference is the premiere professional meeting for composting, organics recycling and related topics. The Conference attracts more than ... READ MORE

Speak at COMPOST2019 – Share Your Work!

| The USCC is seeking presenters with recent research or case studies on organics collection, processing or use. Submit now for the 27th Annual USCC Conference and Trade Show January 28-31, 2019 in Glendale/Phoenix, AZ! The USCC’s Annual Conference is the premiere professional meeting for composting, organics recycling and related topics. The Conference attracts more than 1,000 attendees working in compost ... READ MORE

EPA Requires Two Los Angeles-Area Plastics Manufacturers to Protect Local Waterways

| LOS ANGELES — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has recently reached settlements with two Southern California plastics manufacturers over federal Clean Water Act violations. Under the terms of the settlements, both companies will take steps to prevent plastic materials they manage from washing into local waterways. Combined, the companies will pay more than $35,000 in ... READ MORE

Register for the Nutrient Sensor Action Challenge Stage II

| The Nutrient Sensor Action Challenge is in full swing, but there’s still time to register! $100,000 in prizes will go to up to two teams that demonstrate how nutrient sensor information can be translated into actions to address a nutrient problem.  Planning to enter the Challenge? Even if you are not sure or fully prepared, ... READ MORE

CULTEC Filtration System Earns Environmental Technology Verification

| BROOKFIELD, CT/May 1, 2018 – A filtration system designed by CULTEC that removes total suspended solids (TSS) from stormwater has earned performance verification from Globe Performance Solutions (GPS), Canada’s leader in Environmental Technology Verification (ETV). The CULTEC Separator Row designed by CULTEC is an inexpensive method of removing total suspended solids from the CULTEC chamber ... READ MORE

UC Berkeley Wins 6th Annual RainWorks Challenge

| LOS ANGELES – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the winners of its sixth annual Campus RainWorks Challenge, a national collegiate competition that engages the next generation of environmental professionals to design innovative solutions for stormwater pollution. “Today’s students are tomorrow’s innovators,” said EPA Office of Water Assistant Administrator David Ross. “Through EPA’s Campus ... READ MORE

First-Ever Wetland Mitigation Bank in NYC Supports a More Resilient Coastline

| MORRISTOWN, N.J.— On behalf of New York City, Louis Berger is restoring a degraded urban wetland on Staten Island, the Saw Mill Creek Pilot Wetland Mitigation Bank, to demonstrate a viable economic strategy to restore an impaired wetland habitat and improve resiliency in the city’s sensitive coastal areas. Following the successful completion of a lengthy ... READ MORE

EPA Announces $327,000 for Environmental Projects Along the California/Baja California Border

| SAN FRANCISCO – The US Environmental Protection Agency awarded $326,776 in grants to fund four environmental projects in California and Baja California, along the US-Mexico border. The projects aim to increase understanding of binational airshed data, assess transboundary wastewater spill impacts, improve waste management and reduce plastic bag pollution. The funds will be matched by ... READ MORE

BioPod Biofilter With StormMix Media Receives Washington State Department of Ecology Approval

| ATLANTA, Ga. (April 18, 2018) – Oldcastle Precast announces that the BioPod biofilter with StormMix media, a high performance, high flow rate (153 inches/hour) soil, has received a General Use Level Designation (GULD) for Basic, Phosphorus and Enhanced Treatment from the Washington State Department of Ecology (Ecology). After a comprehensive review of field data, Ecology ... READ MORE

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